Food & Accommodation



All conference meals will be vegan or vegetarian. Any special dietary requirements (allergies) will be collected in the registration form available after the admission notifications.



Dear All,
Given that the Tauron Music Festival coincides with our conference, we strongly advise you to make your booking well in advance of the conference. Finding accommodation at the last moment may be very difficult if at all possible. Please note also that the Ibis Hotel, the Novotel Hotel and the Altus Hotel are located in the closest vicinity (a walking distance of about 5-10 minutes) of the conference venue, that is, the Silesian Museum.
Here are some accommodation options you may want to consider:


High standard:



Hotel Diament Plaza Katowice**** is a comfortable hotel located in the centre of the capital of Silesia, in the immediate vicinity of the market place, railway station, Spodek Show Arena and important tourist attractions of Katowice.  Perfect location of the hotel allows you to easily access all parts of the city.



The five-star Monopol is undoubtedly the best known example of inter war luxury in Silesia. Located in a beautiful building in the very heart of the city, more than a century of tradition has passed over the authentic, historical floor, illuminated by the great windows of the main hall.
The period of the Monopol’s greatest prosperity fell on the interwar years of the 20th century when it became the favoured meeting place of the thinkers, salon goers and artistic bohemians of the era.
The majority of the hotel rooms are in in the Art Deco style.



The hotel is located in the vicinity of the Spodek Show Arena and the ICC (congress centre), as well as of the main railway station and the main roads. A good choice for those who are looking for a modern hotel experience.



Located in the tallest building in Katowice, Altus Prestige Hotel offers a beautiful panorama over the city. Situated in the heart of the city centre, the hotel gives also the fast access to the main railway station or to the attractions of the region’s capital city.


Economy standard:



The Katowice Hotel was founded in 1965. Its location in the heart of Katowice offers an easy access to the essential points of the city: monuments, entertainment and scientific centres.



Spacious and contemporary in design, the Novotel Hotel seems perfect for the needs of those who are looking not only for comfort but also for a good location in the city centre.



Newly opened, the B&B Hotel offers you the service it is known for. Situated near the main railway station, it is also a good starting point for the city promenades.


Low-budget standard:



The Ibis Hotel is situated in the centre of the capital of Upper Silesia, 24 miles (38 km) from the international airport in Pyrzowice and 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station. The hotel offers affordable accommodation in 124 newly equipped rooms, fitted with air conditioning, full bathroom, TV and wireless Internet access. The hotel has a vending machine selling snacks and drinks as well as secure and non-secure parking (charges apply).



This is a teaching assistants dormitory (unfortunately, the website is only in Polish) with single rooms for 90 PLN and double rooms for 120 PLN per night. If you need a hand to book your accommodation there, let us know.