The 2nd ACM Europe Summer School on Data Science will take place in Athens, at the Panorama Hall of the Royal Olympic Hotel. All students and lecturers are also guaranteed accommodated in the Royal Olympic Hotel.
The Royal Olympic Hotel lays just in front of the famous Temple of Zeus and National Garden. It is underneath the Acropolis and only 2 minutes walk to the new Acropolis Museum. After its complete renovation that finished in 2009, the Royal Olympic was transformed to an art hotel very elegantly decorated and more important very well looked after in every detail. The Roof Garden Restaurant – Bar opened recently offering the ultimate dinning and wining experience in front of the most spectacular view in Athens. Information about the location of the hotel and how to get there from the airport can be found here: http://www.royalolympic.com/athens_center_hotel.
One of the most beautiful Meeting & Banqueting Halls in the world! It is at the hotel’s top floor, just opposite the Temple of Zeus, and the National Gardens. the Acropolis, Hadrian’s Arch, the Ancient Stadium, the Parliament and the Lycabetus Hill are all in front of you! Its unique character and its impressive decor are in perfect harmony with this indescribable view!
From the Airport:
The distance from the airport is about 35 kms and there is comfortable, affordable and reliable ground transfer from and to the airport.
- Bus: X95 SYNTAGMA – ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS. Direct Connection to Syntagma Square at Athens city center. Buses depart from the Arrivals Level of Athens International Airport. Ticket price: 6€ (http://www.oasa.gr/content.php?id=airlines&lang=en)
- Metro: The Airport is accessible via Metro Line 3 (blue line) – “Athens International Airport – Agia Marina”. Disembark at “Syntagma”. The journey time from Athens International Airport to Syntagma is 30 minutes. Single ticket: 10€ (http://www.stasy.gr/index.php?id=33&no_cache=1&L=1)
- Taxi: The airport is accessible by taxi on a 24-hour basis. When leaving the airport, please make use of the taxi queue next to Door 3 of the Arrivals Level. Pre-booked taxis are provided upon request and make use of the inner curb of the Arrivals Level as a staging area. Flat rate: 38 € in day time and 54 € after midnight (http://www.aia.gr/traveler/access-and-transportation/taxi-and-limousine/)