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Accommodation

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70 rooms have been reserved in five hotels. Participants are requested to reserve their rooms themselves by 31 January 2017 and pay either on arrival/departure or via deposit (depending on the hotel conditions). Please mention "Creolistics Workshop" when contacting the hotels. This code will entitle you to the special conference rates indicated below.
If you prefer to make your own arrangements, here is a list of hotels in and around Giessen.

A map (showing the locations of the hotels and bus stops) will appear shortly on the website.

Transportation from the train station to the hotels

For Hotel am Ludwigsplatz, Hotel Tandreas, Hotel Steinsgarten and Parkhotel Sletz take bus No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring (for more information see below). Guest House Wilhelma is best reached on foot. The bus stop for No. 2 is located to the left of the main entrance of the station building, parallel to the train tracks.
The bus ride to the hotels takes about 15 minutes. Busses leave regularly every 15 minutes, after 8 pm every 30 minutes until 11 pm. A single bus ticket costs € 2.15 (a day ticket € 4.20, and a group day ticket for up to five persons € 7.80). Note that if you buy an RMV ticket from Frankfurt Airport to Giessen this will also be valid for the onwards bus ride in Giessen.
A taxi from the train station to the hotels costs ca. € 7-9. The taxi stand is located immediately to the left as you exit the main entrance of the station.

Hotel Steinsgarten

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Direction from the train station to the hotel: take bus No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring and get off at Berliner Platz. Walk straight on, ignoring the street's bend to the left. Cross "Ludwigstraße" and continue on "Gartenstraße". Take the first to the left ("Hein-Heckroth-Straße"). You'll find the entrance to the hotel on your right at the end of the street. Distance from bus stop ca. 500 metres.

 

Direction from the hotel to the venue: ca. 20 mins on foot (1.5 km) or 5 mins by bus No. 801 heading to Pistorstrasse; take the bus from Nahrungsberg and get off at Ostschule. Alternatively, 3 mins by bus No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring; take the bus from Nahrungsberg and get off at Graudenzer Straße.

Hotel Tandreas

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Direction from the train station to the hotel: take bus No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring and get off at Lutherberg. Hotel Tandreas is across the street from the bus stop.

 

Direction from the hotel to the venue: ca. 15 mins on foot (1 km) or 2 mins by bus No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring (get off at Graudenzer Straße).

Parkhotel Sletz

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Direction from the train station to the hotel: take bus No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring and get off at Nahrungsberg. Then cross the street, walk uphill and turn left into Wolfstrasse where you will find the hotel on the left hand side. Distance from bus stop ca. 125 metres.

 

Direction from the hotel to the venue: ca. 15 mins on foot (1.2 km) or 5 mins by bus No. 801 heading to Pistorstrasse; take the bus from Nahrungsberg and get off at Ostschule.

Guest House Wilhelma

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Directions from the train station to the hotel: From the train station, Gästehaus Wilhelma is best reached on foot: After leaving the station's main entrance, climb the flight of steps to your right and take the footbridge across the train tracks. Then turn left into "Alter Wetzlarer Weg". When you reach "Frankfurter Straße", turn left and cross the street. "Wilhelmstraße" is the next to your right. You will find the guesthouse on the left side of "Wilhelmstraße". Distance from train station ca. 400 metres.

 

Direction from the hotel to the venue: ca. 35 mins on foot (2.4 km). By bus: (a) direct: take bus No. 2 from Liebigstraße (heading to Eichendorffring) and get off at Graudenzer Straße. Journey time 17 mins, (b) direct: take bus No. 10 (heading to Rathenaustraße) from the train station. Get off at Rathenaustraße. Journey time 25 mins, (c) one change: from Liebigstraße take bus No. 1 (heading to Rödgen) or No. 2 (heading to Eichendorffring) and get off at Berliner Platz; change to bus No. 801 (heading to Pistorstrasse) or No. 802 (heading to Rathenaustrasse) and get off at Rathenaustrasse. Journey time 25-30 mins.

Hotel am Ludwigsplatz

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Direction from train station to the hotel: take bus No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring and get off at Berliner Platz. Then continue walking in the same direction for about 180 metres, following the street's bend to the left. You will find the hotel at the end of the bend on the right hand side.

 

Direction from the hotel to the venue: ca. 25 mins on foot (1.7 km) or 5-10 mins by busses from Berliner Platz: 5 mins by No. 801 heading to Pistorstrasse (get off at Ostschule), 5 mins by No. 2 heading to Eichendorffring (get off at Graudenzer Straße), 10 mins by No. 802 heading to Rathenaustrasse (get off at Rathenaustrasse).

Other hotels with reasonable rates

Hotel Adler Giessen

Bahnhofstr. 99

D-35390 Giessen

Tel: +49(0) 641 – 98 447 0

      +49(0) 641 – 74 393

Fax: +49(0) 641 – 78 379

Mail:

Prices: Single room EUR 60, double room EUR 90/ night, incl. breakfast.

 

 

Parkhotel Friedrichstrasse

Friedrichstraße 1-3

35392 Gießen

Tel: +49 (0) 641 97551-0

Fax: +49 (0) 641 78373

Mail:

Prices: Single room EUR 55, double room EUR 85/ night, incl. breakfast.