European Meeting of Statisticians
July 22nd - 26th 2019 - Palermo, Italy - Accommodation booking system

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Conference will be held at the “Polo Didattico” – University of Palermo – Building 19.

Group transfers from the hotels to the Conference venue and back have been arranged for the participants who book their stay through the Organizing Secretariat.

Double and single rooms have been reserved at several hotels in different areas of the city (city centre – university area) and are available for the participants.
Please find below the hotels and rates.

Please note that if, for unpredictable reasons, the chosen hotel can't provide the requested rooms we will ensure to provide you an alternative of the same quality to choose from.

Do not hesitate to contact us at secretariat@ems2019.palermo.it should you need a different sized room or a specific request.

The price of the room does not include the "city tax" applied by the hotels and must be paid on the day of departure (around Eu 1,50 per night).

Please note that July is high season with a significant flow of tourism and early reservation will ensure you confidential rates.













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POLICIES


Cancellation policy
Cancellation policy will apply as follows:
Cancellation within 60 days of your arrival – 80% refund.
Cancellation within 30 days of your arrival – 50% refund.
Cancellation within 20 days of your arrival – no refund.

All requests for refunding will be processed after the Conference.

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Hotel Athenaeum


Albergo Athenaeum is a modern 3-star hotel located opposite the University of Palermo campus, a few minutes from the old town and the famous Ballarò market.

Easy to reach and just a short distance from the Catania-Messina motorway, this hotel with private parking is the ideal solution for people who want to get around easily by car on holiday in Palermo or on a business trip in the Sicilian capital.

The hotel’s 80 rooms – single, double or triple rooms located on six floors – are well furnished and equipped with all modern comforts to ensure you have a comfortable and relaxing stay in Palermo, whether short- or long-term.

Albergo Athenaeum is synonymous with hospitality and helpfulness. Our skilled and well-trained personnel will always be available to assist guests and address their needs, helping them feel more at home during their stay.

Staying at Albergo Athenaeum also means treating yourself to new tastes and flavours, beginning with breakfast, where guests will find a large and varied buffet waiting for them every morning in the spacious rooms of the restaurant. At lunch and dinner the restaurant serves the finest Mediterranean cuisine and the most famous Sicilian dishes.

Comfortable, friendly and easy to reach – Albergo Athenaeum is the right way to truly experience Palermo and discover the treasures and the beauty of this city and its ancient heritage.

Hotel Eurostars Centrale Palace


Eurostars Centrale Palace can be found in the heart of Palermo. Housed in what was once the 18th-century Palazzo Tarallo, many original vintage frescos and furniture can still be found in the hotel.

Elegantly decorated in a simple style, each of the rooms and suites features wooden floors, a minibar, satellite TV, and a work desk for added convenience. Upscale suites add a private terrace and large hot tub.

Travellers will be greeted by a 24/7 front desk where luggage can be stored and tours can be arranged. Those looking to be pampered can head off to the spa, unwind in the sauna, or try one of the beauty treatments. A fitness room also features.

The day starts off in style with a mouthwatering buffet breakfast amidst an elegant period setting. The rooftop houses a gourmet restaurant, the Roof Garden, and Bar Tarallo is great for aperitifs and after-dinner drinks.

The well-known Palermo Cathedral is a seven-minute walk from Eurostars Centrale Palace.

Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa


Albergo Athenaeum is a modern 3-star hotel located opposite the University of Palermo campus, a few minutes from the old town and the famous Ballarò market.

Easy to reach and just a short distance from the Catania-Messina motorway, this hotel with private parking is the ideal solution for people who want to get around easily by car on holiday in Palermo or on a business trip in the Sicilian capital.

The hotel’s 80 rooms – single, double or triple rooms located on six floors – are well furnished and equipped with all modern comforts to ensure you have a comfortable and relaxing stay in Palermo, whether short- or long-term.

Albergo Athenaeum is synonymous with hospitality and helpfulness. Our skilled and well-trained personnel will always be available to assist guests and address their needs, helping them feel more at home during their stay.

Staying at Albergo Athenaeum also means treating yourself to new tastes and flavours, beginning with breakfast, where guests will find a large and varied buffet waiting for them every morning in the spacious rooms of the restaurant. At lunch and dinner the restaurant serves the finest Mediterranean cuisine and the most famous Sicilian dishes.

Comfortable, friendly and easy to reach – Albergo Athenaeum is the right way to truly experience Palermo and discover the treasures and the beauty of this city and its ancient heritage.

Grand Hotel Wagner


The luxury Hotel Grand Wagner hotel is situated within Palermo's famed Historical Centre, and is only a ten-minute's walk from Holy Cross Church, the Regional Archaeological Museum, and Teatro Massimo.

Every room comes standard with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a refrigerator, a minibar, and a hair dryer. Staff are available for 24-hour room service. Bidets and bathrobes are provided in the bathrooms.

The hotel's extensive list of features includes a fitness centre, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/cafe. Morning comes with a free buffet breakfast, while afternoons often include a stop in the sauna or spa.

After breakfast, guests have a huge amount of options for food in the surrounding city. Many fine restaurants sit within a few minutes' walk of the Hotel Grand Wagner.

Some of the city's most popular attractions are within walking distance of the hotel. These include the Churches of San Cataldo and Martorana, each about 2 km away.

Hotel Ibis Styles President


Perfectly situated for an enjoyable stay in Palermo, the 4-star ibis Styles Palermo is close to the port. Located a few metres away from the marina and downtown, 35 minutes away from the airport. 122 rooms provide: comfortable bed, tea & coffee facilities, free wi-fi.

Terrazza Marine, overlooking the bay, hosts the delicious breakfast buffet. Agreed Lido during summer, free parking (upon availability), bus from/to airport (bus stop next to the hotel). Congress centre up to 160 pax.

Hotel NH Palermo


The 4-star NH Palermo hotel overlooks the gorgeous Gulf of Palermo and is located right next to the city's botanical gardens. Its location is perfect for both business travelers and tourists. Every day you can discover more of the rich history and culture of Palermo.

As you explore the sites, take time to enjoy the numerous cafes, typical restaurants, and world-class shopping on Via della Libertà. The NH Palermo is easy to reach from the railway station and motorway exit.

The hotel does not have its own parking lot but there is one nearby.

Hotel Palazzo Brunaccini


Just 0.5 miles from the city's cathedral, Palazzo Brunaccini is located in the heart of the old historical city of Palermo and features elegantly designed interiors and a currency exchange point.

Each room comes equipped with a stocked minibar, while the interiors feature varnished wood ceilings and floors. An air conditioning unit and satellite TV is provided and some suites offer an attached terrace.

This hotel features free parking off-site and complimentary Wi-Fi access to all guests. A shuttle to the airport can be arranged and pets are welcome.

Palazzo Brunaccini serves a buffet breakfast every morning, while many alternative restaurant options are available within close walking distance, such as Carlo il Salumiere, located only 2 minutes away by foot.

This hotel is only a minutes walk from the bus station. Teatro Massimo will take about 4 minutes by car from the hotel, while getting to Piazza Pretoria will take about 5 minutes by foot.

Hotel Posta


The Hotel Posta can certainly be counted among the historic hotels of the city of Palermo. Run by the same family since 1921, it has always been synonymous with kindness and hospitality, factors that have distinguished it in the panorama of hotellerie town. Make the guest feel at home, welcome him warmly, remembering his habits, give him all the attention he needs, respect his privacy, offer more experience. Anticipate needs and desires, whether it be for business or leisure trips.

To feel the warmth that is inherent in the sun of our native land: Sicily. Enhance the excellence of our territory to make your stay unforgettable. The relationship with the world of theater and entertainment in general has always been strong. Many actors and companies have chosen it as their home.

The bar is open until late at night ensuring even the room service facilities. At guests’ disposal are a private garage, solarium, and Internet point. A meeting room will be helpful for your business meetings. A terrace / solarium is available so you can enjoy an aperitif amongst the rooftops of the old town.

Hotel Elite


Just a few minutes from the two main theaters of Palermo, Teatro Massimo and Politeama Garibaldi, and in the heart of the commercial life of the city, between Via Roma and Via della Libertà, Hotel Elite represents an excellent starting point to visit the city and its unforgettable surroundings.

Hotel Elite is characterized by the presence of numerous and beautiful frescoes in the rooms, halls and corridors that remind most important monuments and the atmosphere of one of the most beautiful place of the Mediterranean area. Every room in fact has a particular monument that gives its room name.

Hotel Elite has seventeen rooms on two floors, fourth and fifth of the building.

Our Hotel has two rooms that are designed for use by disabled persons.

All rooms have:
  • Private toilet with hair-drier, shower and amenities
  • LED Television
  • Sky Pay per View with international channels on request
  • Telephone
  • Mini fridge
  • Safe
  • Soundproof doors
  • Heating/Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi internet connection


Hotel Elite offers its guests a wide range of additional facilities to satisfy all their needs. Please ask to our Reception.

Hotel Vecchio Borgo


Hotel Vecchio Borgo is a charming hotel located in the heart of Palermo, in one of the most important and historical area, it is situated between typical Sicilian markets and the most renowned shopping streets; its location is perfect for any kind of holidays both business and leisure thanks to its closeness to the aerobus stop (200 mt) and the chance to use an affiliated parking.

Built in 2007, it offers 33 free Wi-Fi rooms (double, twin and triple rooms) all soundproofed, allocated on 8 floors with an incredible and elegant style.

The hotel has available different services: a little and cosy meeting-room, a 24 hours reception close to a fantastic relax area, a bar, pay-tv and Tv Lcd in all rooms and an internet point. The daily breakfast offers a great variety of local home-made food which is served in a comfortable room, looking out into the ancient market.

Hotel Vecchio Borgo also welcomes small-sized pets.

Hotel Principe di Villafranca


Open since 1998 and completely renovated in 2010, the 4-star Hotel Principe di Villafranca rises in the heart of the most eclectic and modern district of Palermo, where the top fashion design boutiques live side by side with the most important financial and business locations.

A refined, sober atmosphere fills the common areas: the bright, clear colours of the hall and lounges highlight the fine fabrics and décor details, while masterpieces by ancient Sicilian furniture makers combine with precious contemporary paintings and remarkable antiques. Guests can plunge into a book in the library or chat in the fireplace room; the lounge bar, decorated with Liberty touches and design lamps, is the perfect place where to have a glass of the finest Sicilian and Italian wines, while the breakfast room, elegant and full of light, is the ideal place to start the day with a wide variety of fresh, local produce, both sweet and savoury.

The property features 32 rooms including 3 junior suites, library, fireplace room, lounge bar, two meeting rooms, restaurant, fitness room and private garage.

Hotel Plaza Opéra


Traditionally cosmopolitan and oozing Italian hospitality, Sicilian style is in evidence throughout the downtown Plaza Opéra. Close to nightlife attractions, it is the perfect base from which to explore the city.

Local designers crafted the furniture to create a modern feel to the rooms. The marble bathroom completes the picture. Rooms are soundproofed and include air conditioning, LCD TV, free Wi-Fi, a safe, telephone, and complimentary toiletries.

At Plaza Opéra, the 24-hour reception desk administers a long list of facilities and services. Some incur a charge and include parking, shuttle, laundry, excursion planning, and babysitting.

A buffet breakfast is available each morning, while a lounge bar and terrace offers cocktails, wine, and light fare. There are many and varied restaurants in the immediate area, including Lo Scudiero Restaurant which is 100 metres away.

It is a 300-metre stroll to the delightful Piazza Castelnuovo. In tune with the hotel’s surroundings, the Politeama Theater, home to the Sicilian Symphony Orchestra, is 200 metres away.