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Hotel Accommodation
The allotment of hotel rooms at conference rate is sold out.

Participants wishing to book their accommodation may want to visit the Florence tourist information web site: Firenzeturismo.

Alternatively, we would like to suggest to directly visit booking.com or any other analogous booking web site.

Booking conditions
Cancellation policy

Welcome to Florence to all CDC2013 participants!

Dear Guest, in order to facilitate your stay in the Capital of Italian Culture, CDC2013 Organizing Secretariat will be pleased to help you with your accommodation in the cradle of Italian history.

Florence offers a wide range of accommodation possibilities, from cheap rooms and B&B to luxury hotels. The Organizing Secretariat has reserved a block of rooms in recommended 4 and 3 star hotels most conveniently located to reach the Conference venue and agreed special rates for attendees.

Florence is an open air museum and as such it is visited by many tourists throughout the year. Please remember also that Sunday 8 December is a religious holiday in Italy and Christmas holidays will be approaching. Therefore we strongly advise to book well in advance.

Below you can find the selected hotels as well as booking conditions and cancellation policy.

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The Conference hotels and negotiated rates are:

Grand Hotel Minerva ****
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 16
sold out

Grand Hotel Minerva is a 4-star superior boutique hotel in the heart of Florence's historic center in its illustrious Piazza Santa Maria Novella. After years of renovation, the Piazza has now been returned to its historic magnificence and is a peaceful haven for pedestrians replete with public green space, restaurants, bars and cafés.


Double room single use Euro 159.00 - per night
Double room Euro 174.00 - per night

Hotel Santa Maria Novella ****
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 6
sold out

Located steps away from Florence central train station, the Santa Maria Novella Hotel opens its windows onto the piazza and Santa Maria Novella Cathedral. This hotel is a marvelous painting of history, art and culture dating back to the 19th century with the name of Hotel Nazionale, a stop for businessmen and artists from all over the world. The restoration aimed to an extreme detail care in details. Today, the Santa Maria Novella Hotel is with no doubt the most chic address in Florence to visit the city from a privileged point of view.


Double room single use Euro 178.00 - per night
Double room Euro 207.00 - per night

Hotel L'Orologio ****
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 24
sold out

The leading theme of the L'O Hotel is the international Haute Horlogerie (Fine Watchmaking) inspired, in particular, by the collections of vintage wristwatches. Here, some of the finest top-end watches become decoration details and interior suggestions. A strong personality and deep man's traits are the base ideas of the L'O. The interior design, entrusted to Ms. Marianna Gagliardi, architect, aims to an extreme attention to details: a wide and fascinating sensory experience involving sight and smell, and the great importance of the materials like leather, parchment paper, dark brass and woods recalling the colors and the scents of tobacco.


Double room single use Euro 178.00 - per night
Double room Euro 207.00 - per night

Grand Hotel Baglioni ****
Piazza Unità Italiana, 6
sold out

The ancient residence of the Carrega Bertolini princess has been cleverly adapted to give you plenty different ways to enjoy your stay in Florence. From the leaded windows you will delight in unusual views of the city. The ample area, harmonious lights and the warmth of the hand-crafted wooden furnishings all add to the intimate atmosphere and will most certainly meet your requirements.


Double room single use Euro 135.00 - per night
Double room Euro 135.00 - per night

Please be advised that a portion of the hotel front might be scaffolded in preparation of unforeseen renovation works that shall start immediately after CDC2013. No room of CDC allotment nor any CDC function will be involved or affected.

Hotel Club ****
via S. Caterina da Siena, 1
sold out

Sober in their decoration and plain in their furniture: simple and functional with all the items that you need for a pleasant journey. Classic Rooms can be provided (according to your needs) with two single or a king size bed, bathtub or shower.


Double room single use Euro 110.00 - per night
Double room Euro 130.00 - per night

Hotel Rosso 23 ***
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 23
sold out

This little dynamic, energetic, contemporary "City Riad", with its fascinating inner court, is located in a noble building at number 23 of Piazza Santa Maria Novella. The Rosso 23, fully decorated in red and grey tones, is a high quality 3-star hotel, providing 42 rooms and very smart common areas with curious details. The fascinating staircase that leads to the upper floors is witness of the nobility of this building, nowadays home for Guests.


Double room single use Euro 80.00 - per night
Double room Euro 110.00 - per night

Hotel Universo ***
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 20
sold out

The Universo Hotel is an eclectic three-star Hotel whose interiors are inspired by the Seventies and the pop culture. Essential but complete in its services, it is thought for young and fresh people who wish to discover the city from a privileged starting point, the one that you see, when you wake up in the morning, from the windows of its 44 rooms, 20 of which are "with a view" to one of the most characteristic piazzas.


Double room single use Euro 80.00 - per night
Double room Euro 110.00 - per night

Booking conditions
  • The negotiated rates are valid till room availability and till October 1, 2013, however we strongly advise to book well before this deadline.
  • Rooms will be booked on a first-come first-served basis.
  • All rates include breakfast and VAT.
  • Rates do not include tourist tax (4 euro/night/person for 4* hotels, 3 euro/night/person for 3* hotels).
  • Guests will be asked to pay in advance the whole booked period upon reservation in order to confirm booking.

Cancellation policy
  • No penalty will be applied if CDC2013 Organizing Secretariat receives notice of cancellation before 31st October 2013.
  • The first night will be charged if CDC2013 Organizing Secretariat receives notice of cancellation before 22nd November 2013.
  • The whole booked period will be charged if CDC2013 Organizing Secretariat receives notice of cancellation after 22nd November 2013.

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Should you need any further information about your hotel booking or if you have special needs or requests, please contact the Organizing Secretariat by email to hotel_cdc2013@theoffice.it.

CDC2013 Organizing Secretariat
Via San Nicolò, 14
34121 Trieste
Tel. +39040368343

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Key dates (2013)
Submissions Open:January 4
Session Proposals Due:March 4
Workshop Proposals Due:March 4
Initial Submissions Due:March 11
Decisions Notification:mid-July
Registration Opens:Currently Open
Final Submissions Due:September 11

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