[EuroPython] Hotels

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Thu Feb 17 18:00:11 CET 2011

Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-02-17 at 13:25 +0100, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Hi Fabio,
>> are the rates listed in the hotel list the special rates for EPC ?
>> http://ep2011.europython.eu/pages/where/
> When you see the mark "Affiliated", we have a special rate thanks to an
> agreement with the hotel.
> Otherwise, the list is just for your convenience and contains the price
> that you can get if you call the hotel directly by phone. They are
> listed there so that you can save doing a few international phone calls.
> After the early bird opens, we will be refreshing those rates weekly.
> You can compare them with those you get in the same hotels through
> booking portals (eg: booking.com).
>> Is breakfast included in those prices ?
> We don't know at this point. We will make sure to include this
> information after the early bird opens.

Thanks for the clarification, Giovanni and Fabio !

Here's a useful link for (re)searching hotels:


> As for the wifi, please consider that we will have a special deal for
> prepaid SIMs, with tethering included
> (http://ep2011.europython.eu/mobile/). So one might evaluate this option
> (especially if he/she owns an unlocked phone) rather than buying the
> wifi in the hotel.

That's an interesting option. Would I have to reserve one of those
in advance or will there be enough on arrival for everyone ?

I tried finding out how to get an Italian SIM card in Germany, but
it appears to be a bit difficult from abroad due to the local
regulations in Italy. Even buying one in Italy, I would have to
get a local tax number (for whatever reason).

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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