The conference Hotel suggested by the Organization is the five stars Santiago Park Plaza Hotel, located at Ricardo Lyon Avenue 207, Providencia. The hotel is located at walking distance from Metro station LOS LEONES (Subway Line Nº 1). See location at
We have arranged special reduced rates from this five stars hotel for conference participants. The special price is US $120 per night for a standard single or a double room. This price includes buffet breakfast, courtesy coffee and cookies in the lobby bar, welcome drink in the lobby bar, business center with 30 minutes free internet and unlimited use of heated pool and sauna. All rooms have safety box, 32" LCD TV, international TV cable, clock radio with Ipod, Iphone, MP3, MP4 connection, hair dryer, two phone lines, minibar (not included in the room price).
More details about hotel facilities can be found at http://www.parkplaza.cl/
This hotel has also an Annex Park Apartments for Rent located at Huérfanos Street 545, Santiago. These Apartments, are located at walking distance from Metro station BELLAS ARTES (Subway Line Nº 5) or from station SANTA LUCIA (Subway Line Nº 1). See location at
We have also arranged special reduced rates of these apartments for conference participants. The special price is US $65.00 per night for a standard apartment (one level and one double bed) and US$98.00 for a loft (two levels, one queen bed and a sofa). This price does not includes breakfast and no daily room service is provided.
More details about apartment facilities can be found at http://www.parkapartments.cl/
Since December is high season period, hotel and apartment reservations made before October 30, 2011, will be honored by the Park Plaza. Reservations made after this date will not be guaranteed and will be processed and accommodated according to hotel and apartments vacancy.
The reservation forms could be downloaded from here:
Summer temperatures (January, February, March) in the city of Santiago range between 20°C and 35°C. In winter (June, July, August) average temperature is 9.8°C but temperatures can reach extremes of -2°C.Temperatures in Chile are measured in degrees Celsius. 0°C equals 32°F and 100°C equals 212°F.
Traveling from Park Plaza hotel to the conference place
The best way to go from Park Plaza hotel to the conference place is by subway. Is a 25 minutes travel. Go to the Metro station Los Leones (Subway Line Nº 1) located at walking distance from the hotel. Travel nine stations toward "San Pablo" and get off in Metro station Los Héroes (Subway Line Nº 1).
Traveling from Park Apartments to the conference place
The best way to go from Park Apartments to the conference place is by subway. Is a 15 minutes travel. Go to the Metro station BELLAS ARTES (Subway Line Nº 5) located at walking distance from the apartments. Travel two stations toward " Plaza de Maipú" and get off at the Metro station Santa Ana (Subway Line Nº 5).
Transfer to Subway Line Nº 2 in Santa Ana and take the train towards "La Cisterna". Travel three stations and get off in Metro station Parque O'Higgins (Subway Line Nº 2). Walk 3 minutes crossing the park towards the engineering school.
In order to use the subway and bus system in Santiago you have to buy a BIP card in any Metro Station of the network as well as in the so called Centros BIP.
The cost of the BIP card is CL $1.300 and each combined one-way trip (subway and bus) costs about CL $550 on average.
A map of the Santiago Subway can be found at: http://www.metrosantiago.cl/estacion/plano-red