Conference Hotel Option 1: Porto Rio Hotel

As a courtesy to our delegates, we are pleased to offer a discounted hotel group room rate to assist with travel planning. If you will be taking advantage of this option, please remember to book early as the room rate will no longer be offered after the block is at capacity.

The International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations is pleased to offer a room block at Porto Rio Hotel.

Porto Rio Hotel is located on 35 acres of picturesque nature and overlooks the famous bridge of Rio-Antirio. The hotel offers unique local and international cuisine at their on-site restaurants in addition to offering a private beach for guests to relax.

The conference venue, University of Patras, is about a 12-minute walk from this hotel (1 km) and can be reached in 7-minutes by car or taxi.

Hotel Rates

As a courtesy to delegates of the International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, we have arranged for a special conference rate. Room rates are subject to availability, so please be sure to book early to ensure a reservation.

ROOM TYPE ROOM RATE/ DAY INCLUDING BREAKFAST
Single € 56 (rate is exclusive of taxes)
Double € 67 (rate is exclusive of taxes)

Amenities & Hotel Services

  • buffet breakfast (included in room rate)
  • heating/air conditioning
  • hair dryer
  • complimentary WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • on-site restaurant and bar
  • swimming pool
  • gift shop
  • room service
  • safe deposit box

Booking Information

Reservations are to be made with the hotel directly to receive the conference discount rate. Rooms are subject to availability. To book rooms with the special conference rate, please send an email to info@portoriohotel.gr and reference "2019 Diversity Conference."

Payment for one night will be due upon booking. Payment for all remaining nights will be due upon check-in.

Conference Hotel Option 2: Hotel Mediterranee

As a courtesy to our delegates, we are pleased to offer a discounted hotel group room rate to assist with travel planning. If you will be taking advantage of this option, please remember to book early as the room rate will no longer be offered after the block is at capacity.

The International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations is pleased to offer a room block at Hotel Mediterranee Patras.

Hotel Mediterranée Patras is a pleasant and friendly hotel located in the city center. Its ideal location allows for easy access to public transportation and to all sites within the city and its outskirts.

The conference venue, University of Patras, is located about 4.5 miles from this hotel (7.2 km) and can be reached in 15-minutes by car or taxi.

Check-in begins at 14:00 (2:00 PM)
Check-out ends at 12:00

Hotel Rates

As a courtesy to delegates of the International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, we have arranged for a special conference rate. Room rates are subject to availability, so please be sure to book early to ensure a reservation.

ROOM TYPE ROOM RATE/ DAY INCLUDING BREAKFAST
Single € 32 (rate is exclusive of taxes)
Double € 42 (rate is exclusive of taxes)
Triple € 54 (rate is exclusive of taxes)

Amenities & Hotel Services

  • buffet breakfast (included in room rate)
  • heating/air conditioning
  • hair dryer
  • complimentary WiFi
  • free parking (on request)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • room service
  • on-site bar
  • business center

Booking Information

Reservations are to be made with the hotel directly to receive the conference discount rate. Rooms are subject to availability. To book rooms with the special conference rate, please send an email to info@mediterranee.gr and reference "2019 Diversity Conference."

Conference Hotel Option 3: Hotel Castello

As a courtesy to our delegates, we are pleased to offer a discounted hotel group room rate to assist with travel planning. If you will be taking advantage of this option, please remember to book early as the room rate will no longer be offered after the block is at capacity.

The International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations is pleased to offer a room block at Hotel Castello.

Hotel Castello is located in Rio, just 5 km from the center of Patras and only 1 km from the Ch. Trikoupis Bridge. All rooms are stylish and well-appointed to meet guests' personal needs.

The conference venue, University of Patras, is about a 12-minute walk from this hotel (1 km).

Check-in begins at 14:00 (2:00 PM)
Check-out ends at 12:00

Hotel Rates

As a courtesy to delegates of the International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, we have arranged for a special conference rate. Room rates are subject to availability, so please be sure to book early to ensure a reservation.

ROOM TYPE ROOM RATE/ DAY NOT INCLUDING BREAKFAST* ROOM RATE/ DAY INCLUDING BREAKFAST*
Single € 50 € 55
Double € 60 € 71
Triple € 70 € 86
Quad € 80 € 101

* Rates are exclusive of taxes

Amenities & Hotel Services

  • buffet breakfast (if included in room rate)
  • heating/air conditioning
  • hairdryer
  • complimentary WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • electronic safe deposit box
  • 24-hour room service
  • TV with satellite channels
  • kitchenette
  • parking facilities

Booking Information

Reservations are to be made with the hotel directly to receive the conference discount rate. Rooms are subject to availability. To book rooms with the special conference rate, please send an email to castellopatra@gmail.com and reference "2019 Diversity Conference."

How to Get to Patras from Athens

By Coach Bus

The quickest way to get from the airport in Athens to Patras is by coach bus. Coach services between Athens and Patras depart about every half hour and leave from KTEL Peloponnisou (Kifissos station), located at Menandrou and Zinonos Street.

To get to the coach bus station, take the Athens Airport Bus X93. The bus station is located between exits 4 and 5 on the arrivals level. For more information and timetables, click here. Bookings for the coach bus from Athens to Patras do not need to be made in advance.

By Train

You can also reach Patras from Athens by train. Patras is connected to the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” with routes by the National Rail Company (TrainOSE). Due to the reconstruction of the railway network, the service between Patras train station and Kiato train station is operated by buses. The journey lasts about 3.5 to 4 hours. A one-way ticket costs approximately 20 Euro and a round trip ticket is about 32 Euro. For information about the timetable of the trains that leave from Athens or Patras click here.

You can buy a ticket for the train in the airport in Athens. Follow the signs to “Proastiakos train.” You will take the train from the airport to Acharnes, change trains to Kiato, and then take the bus from Kiato to Patras train station (final stop).

Air Travel

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