Hotel & Travel Information
Message to Attendees: SAE International does not have a room block for this event but is offering a special rate for our delegates. The conference hotel, Quality Hotel 11, is offering a rate of 1290 SEK (including VAT) per night, including buffet breakfast. This delegate hotel room rate is subject to availability and is in effect from September 18 - September 23, 2010.
Please follow the instructions below to make hotel reservations:
Quality Hotel 11
417 64 Göteborg
Hotel Website: http://www.hotel11.se/index.asp/lang/1033
How to Reserve a Hotel Room:
All attendees are responsible for their own lodging and travel arrangements.
Reservations are made through a call center. Please provide the Promotion Code - SAE and request the Delegate Rate. You should confirm that you are requesting a reservation at the Quality Hotel 11 in Göteborg.
Telephone: +46-771-666-700 (preferred method for booking)
The Quality Hotel 11 is situated by the waterfront in the harbor of Göteborg, with 260 newly refurbished guest rooms. The hotel includes Relax 89 situated on the roof with a breathtaking panoramic harbor view. Relax 89 includes a sauna, Turkish bath and a fully equipped gym, along with an outdoor Jacuzzi. Access to the Gym, saunas and Jacuzzi are included in the room rate. Spa Treatments are available to guests for an additional charge.
Check In Time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 12:00 p.m.
Local Currency: SEK
Kök & Bar 67 is the hotel's à la carte restaurant. The hotel's second bar is the red lobby bar, which invites conviviality in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.
Travel to Quality Hotel 11:
You can get to Quality Hotel 11 and the Eriksberg area on Gothenburg's Norra Älvstrand easily by car, bus or the city ferry Älvsnabben.
From the E6 northbound or the E20 from Stockholm drive towards Oslo and follow the signs towards Hisingen/Hamnar and Norra Älvstranden. Exit at the Eriksbergsmotet and follow the signs to Eriksberg, Quality Hotel 11 and Eriksbergshallen. From the E6 Southbound follow the sign Norra Älvstranden and exit at the Eriksbergsmotet. Follow the signs to Eriksberg, Quality Hotel 11 and Eriksbergshallen. From road 158 follow the sign Hisingen and exit at Ivarsbergsmotet, direction Eriksberg.
Parking in the area
Please note that charges are levied for all car parking in the Eriksbergs area. Outside parking fee costs from 30 sek/24 hours.
A city ferry departs from the stops "Lilla Bommen", "Järntorget" and "Klippan", docking just outside the hotel at the stop "Eriksberg". Bus number 16 leaves from the city centre, the bus stop is called "Eriksberg Krokäng". One way-ticket costs 20 sek per person.
The Quality Hotel 11 has favourable rates with Taxi Göteborg. When reserving, make sure to mention that you wish to have a fixed contracted rate. Reservation can be made by calling: Taxi Göteborg +46 31 65 00 00. Approximate cost is 460 sek from the airport to the hotel.
Additional Hotel Options:
Novotel Göteborg: www.novotel.se
Hotel Villan: www.hotelvillan.com
Current Currency Conversion rates are available from the Universal Currency Converter at http://www.xe.com/ucc/.
Göteborg is the second larges city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and is located by the sea in the heart of Scandinavia. Being close to the sea makes Göteborg special and nowhere is the sea as close as in the archipelago. A trip into the archipelago is a great experience whatever the season.
Göteborg is also a city of knowledge and industry, with a large number of multinational headquarters. Its compact centre means everything is within walking distance and it has many beautiful parks and gardens located throughout the city.
Things to See and Do in Göteborg:
If you are planning a lot of sightseeing, it may be a good idea to get a Göteborg Pass. This card provides free parking, free travel on trams, buses and ferries, as well as free admission to several museums and the Liseberg amusement park. It is available from the tourist information centre. Some of the most popular sightseeing choices include:
Göteborg Maritima Centrum
The world's largest maritime museum features 15 ships, including a 63-metre submarine.
Göteborg Museum of Art
This art museum has works by Scandinavian artists as well as pieces by more famous European artists including Picasso, Rembrant, Rubens and Van Gogh.
This amusement park is a very popular attraction. There is a good selection of rides including Spaceport Liseberg, which dominates the park.
For more information on things to do and see while in Göteborg, visit the following website: www.Gothenburg.com
Travel to and around Göteborg:
Landvetter Airport (tel (031) 94 10 00; website www.lfv.se) is 25km east of the city center and the majority of flights use this airport. It is served by several bus services including route 160, which runs between the airport and the city center every 15-30 minutes.
Trains terminate at Centralstation at Drottningtorget in the centre of Göteborg. Most tram routes stop outside the station.
There are frequent ferries between Göteborg and ports in Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK.
Göteborg also has a very good public transportation system (website www.vasttrafik.se) composed of buses and trains.