[EuroPython] Accomodation prices

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Mar 2 07:17:12 EST 2004

Thank you for the many suggestions. Perhaps the orga team can put
up this information on the web-site ?

Jeremiah Foster wrote:
> There are some excellent and affordable accommodations in Göteborg. I'll 
> start with the really cheap first;
> One very good option is the Spar Hotel[1], there are two of them, the 
> one I am linking to is literally two minutes walk from the conference. 
> Spar means "save" in Swedish so this is a budget conscious hotel. Rooms 
> are about 65 EUR and like most Swedish hotels, it should be very 
> comfortable. In fact, my experience is that Swedish youth hostels are 
> nicer than many cheap hotels in other parts of the world. You may 
> seriously want to consider them because they are very nice. (If you ever 
> go to Gävle, you must stay at the hostel there, it is amazing.) One such 
> hostel, called a minihotel because it really is a hotel, is Göteborgs 
> Minihotel[2]. The price list is from 2001, but even if prices have risen 
> it is incredibly cheap; for a two-bed room it is 20 EUR per bed. Another 
> good option, near the ferry terminals and the Nordic regions largest 
> record store, is Massthuggsterrasens Vandrarhem[3].
> Another possibility is Hotel Vasa[4] in Vasastan, one of the nicest 
> parts of the city. It is a short walk to the center and the conference 
> and there are many, many cafes lining Vasagatan, the main street through 
> Vasastan. It is one of the hipper areas for restaurants and there are 
> clubs near by on the Avenyn. Prices at Hotel Vasa are listed in SEK but 
> are closer to 100 EUR, even less than that depending when you are there.
> This option is a hotel[5] right on the Avenyn, Göteborg's main street. 
> The prices are current and are as low as 47 EUR.
> More info can be gleaned from Göteborg's main web site[6] which is 
> pretty good.
> I am not a conference organizer so I cannot speak to any arrangements 
> that may or have not been made on behalf of attendees, but hopefully 
> there will be something reasonable available, Göteborg is a lovely city 
> especially at that time of year and good attendance at the conference I 
> am sure is welcome.
> Let me know if I can help in any other way.
> - Jeremiah Foster // Pythonian
> [1] http://www.sparhotel.se/index2.asp?iLanguageID=2
> [2] http://www.minihotel.se/
> [3] http://www.mastenvandrarhem.com/
> [4] http://www.hotelvasa.se/
> [5] http://www.avenyturist.com/English/en_index.htm
> [6] http://www.goteborg.se/prod/sk/goteborg.nsf/1/english?OpenDocument
> Map with hotels from city center
> http://www.esa.int/sympo2000/hotels.htm
> M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Are there any reasonably priced hotels in Göteborg ?
>> The only one I found was an IBIS hotel; all others have prices
>> which start at 120 EUR per night...
>> Will the organizers arrange special rates in any of these hotels
>> (like we did in Charleroi) ?
>> Thanks,

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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