The ECSS has negotiated a large number of hotel rooms at attractive rates in several categories of hotel ranging from budget to four-star hotels. These rates are only available through the congress website. You will find that all of these hotels offer quality lodging including breakfast. Most hotels have car park facilities and a lot of the hotels are located within walking distance to the congress venue.

We recommend to choose a hotel with green standards.

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Official Congress Hotel

ATLANTIC Congress Hotel Essen

Norbertstrasse 2a
45131 Essen

The Atlantic Congress Hotel Essen is a superior business hotel in Essen’s Ruettenscheid district, near the Congress Centre, Messe Essen. The Düsseldorf International Airport is only 40-minutes-drive away. The subway station is right outside the hotel and the guests are able to access the city of Essen easily. Guests can indulge in the Finnish sauna or exercise in the fitness centre. Local and global cuisine is served in CUXX Restaurant.

Hotel website

Alternative accommodation possibilities in MetropolisRuhr area

The area of MetropolisRuhr consists of three cities; Essen, Dortmund and Bochum. Travelling between the cities is easy and the distances are not long. Therefore, as a participant you will have plenty of opportunities to find an accommodation, which suits you the best.


You are able to reach Essen in 20 minutes from the Düsseldorf International airport, with a frequent train transportation. There are around 100 hotels from different prize ranges in Essen and 20 of these are conveniently located close to the congress venue, Messe Essen.


The city of Bochum is located between Essen and Dortmund. It only takes 20 minutes by train to reach the congress venue from Bochum main railway station.
Bochum is easily reachable with public transport from neighboring cities as well as from the airports in Düsseldorf, Dortmund and Cologne.

Language Institute at the Ruhr University Bochum

An affordable option for the delegates is offered at the the Language institute at the Ruhr University Bochum. It is located 20 minutes from Bochum and the congress venue Messe Essen is reachable via train in 40 - 50 minutes.

Private room (incl. private bathroom & breakfast) 50 Euro/night.
Private room (incl. shared bathroom & breakfast) 37,50 Euro/night.

More information (in German)


Dortmund is located on the eastern part of Ruhr area. It only take approximately 30 minutes from Dortmund main railway station to the congress venue Messe Essen by public transport.

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