Conference abstracts submission deadline has been extended until April 15th, 2016.
"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban
"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

The Report of the U.N. Brundtland Commission, Our Common Future, 1987
"If there are to be problems, may they come during my life-time so that I can resolve them and give my children the chance of a good life."

Kenyan proverb
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St. Bernardin Resort hotels offer special conference prices for SEE SDEWES participants. To get the special price please send an inquiry and indicate in the "comment section" that you are attending the SEE SDEWES conference.

Room are available at special prices only until April 15, 2016. Please make your reservations as soon as possible!

For all questions, please contact the hotel at (tel: +386 5 6907000, fax: +386 5 6907010).



Price per person/day
Single Occupancy: 150 EUR
Double Occupancy: 90 EUR

Grand Hotel Bernardin forms a part of the prestigious St. Bernardin hotel complex with a private beach, situated between Piran and Portorož. The services exceed 5-star quality in many aspects. The hotel and its surroundings are an ideal place for a perfect holiday on the Slovenian coast. Surrounded by peaceful, green settings and overlooking the sea.



Price per person/day
Single Occupancy: 110 EUR
Double Occupancy: 70 EUR

Next to the former monastery church of St. Bernardin, after which the hotel complex between Piran and Portorož was named, sits Histrion Hotel. Hotel guests have direct access to the Laguna Bernardin Water Park, Wellness Center Laguna and Casino Bernardin.



Price per person/day
Single Occupancy: 70 EUR
Double Occupancy: 50 EUR

Hotel Vile Park, part of the holiday resort St. Bernardin located between Piran and Portorož, comprises 5 villas with a capacity of 216 rooms – Vila Galeb, Vila Galeja, Vila Orada and Vila Nimfa and Vila Barka with 21 apartments. All villas are connected with a lovely shopping street with bars and restaurants, which leads to the Marina and sheltered by the lush Mediterranean vegetation.

Accommodation 4-7 nights: 10% discount on overnights.
Accommodation 8 nights and more: Additional 5% discount on overnights.

Customer's Guest Room Rates in Grand Hotel Bernardin; Hotel Histrion and Hotel Vile Park include: accommodation with rich buffet breakfast, entrance to the hotel swimming pool, free entrance to the Water Park Laguna Bernardin, wireless internet access (GHB, HH, HVP), entrance to the Casino Bernardin, VAT.

Free of charge parking is available for hotel guests very close to all three hotels. To access the Grand Hotel Bernardin parking the following address needs to be entered in the GPS device: Ladjedelniška Reber 13, 6320 Portorož - Portorose.

Customer's Group Room Rates are subject to applicable tourist tax of 1,27 EUR/person/day.
Please note that a reservation fee is charged 1 EUR per person per stay.


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