Local Information

Conference venue

Attention! Due to technical reasons we had to change the conference venue!
Map of transport between old and new conference site

The WORDS 2011 conference takes place in the main building of the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague (Google street view photo). This building is located in the very center of Prague and easily reachable by public transport from any part of Prague.

Prague Transport – tickets

There are two types of tickets – non-transfer (24CZK) and transfer (32CZK). The non-transfer ticket is valid for 30 minutes The transfer ticket is valid for 90 minutes, with any number of transfers possible. You validate such a ticket only in the first bus/tram/metro you use. You can also buy a one-day (110CZK), or three-day (310CZK). ticket. More details can be found on the web page of Prague Public Transport.

Tickets can be bought in PID information centers within the airport (Terminal 1, Terminal 2), in newsstands/tobacconists all over the city or in yellow machines at the bus stops and in metro stations (however you would need Czech coins in this case).

Prague Ruzyně Airport

The Prague Airport (Ruzyně) has two terminals: Terminal 1 (Inter-Continental flights including flights to the United Kingdom, Ireland, North America (USA, Canada), Middle-East, Africa and Asia) and Terminal 2 (Flights within the EU Schengen Agreement member countries and other European destinations).

For the quickest transport to the city centre or the nearest metro station (airport is not directly accessible by train or metro) using public transport, take either bus no. 119 or no. 100:

  • bus 119: Airport ↔ Metro A Dejvicka, intervals of 5 to 20 minutes, travel time 25 to 35 minutes
  • bus 100: Airport ↔ Metro B Zlicin, intervals of 15 to 30 minutes, travel time 18 minutes


The organizing institutions have limited amount of funds to cover the accommodation expenses in a student dormitory for students and young researchers; there are still a few free rooms. If you are interested, please write as soon as possible.

Unfortunatelly, we do not have rooms in university hotels available for the participants of the conference. However, there is a plenty of hotels in a walking distance from the conferece site so it should be easy for you to find a hotel room on your own.

Attention! Hotels listed below are in the walking distance from the former conference site, i.e., about 20 minutes by tram from the current conference site!

For your conveniece, we list several hotels below.

  • Best Western City Hotel Moran
    2min walk from conference site
    Price for single room 70-80 EUR, breakfast included
    Na Moráni 15, 120 00 Praha 2
    Tel: +420 224 915 208
    Fax: +420 224 920 625
    Email: moran@bestwestern.at
    WWW: Best Western hotels
  • Hotel St. John
    5min walk from conference site
    Price for single/double room 50/64 EUR, breakfast included
    Vyšehradská 1991/28, 128 00 Praha 2
    Tel: +420 224 911 265
    Email: reservation@hotelsvatyjan.com
    WWW: www.hotelsvatyjan.com
  • Hotel 16 U Sv. Kateřiny
    10min walk from conference site
    Price for single room 88 EUR, breakfast included
    Kateřinská 16, 128 00 Praha 2
    Tel: +420 224 920 636
    Fax: +420 224 920 626
    Email: hotel16@hotel16.cz
    WWW: http://www.hotel16.cz/en/
  • Mosaic House
    Price for single/double room 50-72/58-82 EUR
    10min walk from conference site
    Odboru 4, 120 00 Praha 2
    Tel: +420 246 008 324
    Fax: +420 267 267 601
    Email: info@mosaichouse.com
    WWW: http://www.mosaichouse.com/
  • Hotel Caesar Palace
    10min walk from conference site
    Price for single/double room 80 EUR, breakfast included
    Myslíkova 15, 110 00 Praha 1
    Tel: +420 222 500 126
    Fax: +420 222 522 584
    Email: info@hotelcaesarprague.com
    WWW: http://www.hotelcaesarprague.com
  • Botel (Boat hotel) Matylda
    5min walk from conference site
    Price for single/double room 79/99 EUR, breakfast included
    Masarykovo nábřeží, 110 00 Praha
    Tel: +420 222 511 826
    Fax: +420 222 511 826
    E-mail: reservation@botelmatylda.cz
    WWW: http://www.botelmatylda.cz/en/index.php
  • Hotel & Residence Standard
    10min walk from conference site
    Price for single/double room 60/73 EUR, breakfast included
    Rašínovo nábřeží 38, 128 00 Praha 2
    Tel: +420 224 916 060
    Fax: +420 224 912 040
    Email: info@standard.cz
    WWW: http://www.standard.cz/en/
  • Ibis Praha Wenceslas Square hotel
    15min walk from conference site
    Price for single/double room 72 EUR, breakfast 11 EUR
    Kateřinská 36, 120 00 Praha 2
    Tel. +420 222 865 777
    Fax. +420 224 941 201
    Email: H3195@accor.com
    WWW: Accord hotels
  • Hotel Merlin Prague
    3min walk from conference site
    Price for single/double room 53/40 EUR, breakfast 4 EUR
    Gorazdova 22, 120 00 Praha 2
    Tel: +420 224 916 555
    Fax: +420 224 916 555
    Email: info@hotel-merlin.cz
    WWW: http://www.hotel-merlin.cz


Lunches are not provided. Participants are kindly asked to have their lunch at a restaurant nearby. We provide a list of recommended restaurants.