On this website you will find information about our conference venue, accommodation in the hotel and in other places, about Kazimierz Dolny (and how to get there), and about Warsaw.
INFORMATION ABOUT ACCOMMODATION
The conference will be held in Król Kazimierz Hotel in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland.
IN THE CONFERENCE VENUE
Here you can find a map of how to get to the hotel when you arrive to Kazimierz Dolny.
Special rates are available for the BSPSP participants! Please book your accommodation by May 15th, 2012 saying you're a BSPSP participant, and you will receive a 40% discount on the hotel rates! The number of rooms with the discount is limited. You can also book a room using our Accommodation&Transport form.
The price includes: accommodation in airconditioned rooms, breakfast, water and tea in the rooms, Internet connection, and access to SPA (the Blue Lagoon – a recreational pool with hydro massage, Finnish sauna, steam sauna with aromatherapy, the Shower of Sensations, and the Temple of Relaxation).
The discounted prices:
single room: 309,10zł per night (around 72 Euro*)
double room: 405,65zł per night (around 95 Euro*)
*The exact prices in Euro will be calculated based on the exchange rate from the day of payment. The approximate prices are based on the exchange rate from 26.01.2012.
Lunches are also available (to book go to Accommodation form).
For more details, please contact the hotel. Phone number: +48 81 8809999
ACCOMMODATION IN KAZIMIERZ DOLNY
We have found a few other places you might find interesting when looking for accommodation in Kazimierz Dolny. They include other hotels and rooms for rent. However, Kazimierz Dolny is full of places to stay so you can choose from other options as well. Here are just a few to make your life easier :) Kazimierz Dolny is a small town so most of the places are within walking distance, however, we recommend that you ask about the distance to Krol Kazimierz hotel while booking your accommodation outside of the conference venue.
The Architechts' House SARP: tel. 0048 81 883 55 00, or mobile: 0048 609 931 500, e-mail:
A map of hotels located in various places in the Kazimierz town center
A map of restaurants located in various places in the Kazimierz town center
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INFORMATION ABOUT KAZIMIERZ DOLNY
The town of Kazimierz Dolny is an exceptional destination. Scenically located on the bank of the River Vistula and encircled by low wooded hills, Kazimierz Dolny offers an impressive number of historic sights. It was not only a royal city and one of the largest inland trade ports during the Polish Golden Age, but also a real jewel of Renaissance architecture, with its spectacular wooden villas and elegant arcades. For many years the town has been a magnet for artists, writers, architects and journalists seeking a unique and creativity-enhancing atmosphere. Additionally, Kazimierz Dolny is a setting for art festivals, and it houses dozens of art galleries and museums. It hosts the famous Film and Art Festival, the Festival of Klezmer Music and Tradition, and Summer Music Evenings in the parish church.
Moreover, the spectacular and unique scenery of the Vistula canyon makes going for a walk a priceless experience.
For more information about the town, please visit the official Kazimierz Dolny website
How to get to Kazimierz Dolny from Warsaw (by public transport):
2. Train+Bus: Take a train from Central Railway Station in Warsaw to Railway Station in Puławy. Then, you should take a bus to Kazimierz Dolny. A bus station is situated near the Railway station in Puławy. You can check train timetable on this website: http://rozklad-pkp.pl/?q=en/node/143
1. Train+Taxi (Recommended): Take a train from Central Railway Station in Warsaw to Railway Station in Puławy. Then take a taxi to Kazimierz Dolny. Remember to always ask the driver about the price BEFORE you begin your journey. The distance from Puławy to Kazimierz Dolny is about 15km.
You can check the train timetable here. Most probably you will travel from Warszawa Centralna (Warsaw Central Station/Main Station). The destination station is Puławy Miasto (Puławy city center).
3. Bus: Take a bus from Warsaw directly to Kazimierz Dolny. A bus stop in Warsaw is situated just opposite the Palace of Culture and Science (opposite the Kinoteka cinema). You should book bus tickets in advance (phone number 0048 509 764 255). Website of a bus company is: http://anmar-info.pl/index.html. The timetable can be found here
A map of Warsaw city center with marked bus stop (buses from Warsaw to Kazimierz)
Halo Bus Timetable from Warsaw to Kazimierz Dolny and from Kazimierz Dolny to Warsaw
A Bus Timetable from Warsaw to Kazimierz Dolny and from Kazimierz Dolny to Warsaw
A train Timetable from Warsaw to Puławy and from Warsaw to Lublin with the list of taxi companies and prices for the ride
More information about transportation options can be found here.
If you are traveling from Warsaw Chopin Airport, you can take a train that goes to Warsaw Central Station
A taxi from Warsaw Chopin Airport to the city center should cost around 40zł (around 10 Euro) - we recommend to call a taxi corporation and to always ask about the price before you start your journey. The taxi corporations that officialy take passengers from the Warsaw Chopin Airport are listed here.
If you're arriving to Mazovia Modlin Airport, the taxi will cost between 100 and 150zł (25-35 Euro). Other transportation possibilities are listed here: http://en.modlinairport.pl/
INFORMATION ABOUT WARSAW, THE CAPITAL OF POLAND
If you are planning a longer trip, and would like to visit Warsaw during your stay in Poland, below you will find some useful information.
http://www.swps.pl/english/index.php/warsaw-guide.html - information about Warsaw, prepared by the students of our University
http://www.e-warsaw.pl - the official website of the City of Warsaw
http://www.explorewarsaw.com/ - Description of capital of Poland, history, useful tips etc.
http://www.warsawvoice.com.pl/ - The Warsaw Voice magazine
http://www.warsaw.prv.pl/ - Pictures of Warsaw
http://www.swps.pl/english/ - Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities