Accomodation and traveling

Avendi Hotel Potsdam

The Hotel

The conference, lunches and dinners will take place at:

avendi Hotel am Griebnitzsee
Rudolf-Breitscheid-Str. 190–192
14482 Potsdam

T +49 331 7091-0
F +49 331 7091-11

symposium hotel


Accommodation will be reserved for registered speakers for four nights.

Registered participants are requested to make their bookings by 26 January, 2018. Please note that there is only a limited number of rooms in our allocation.

Participants are responsible for settling their hotel bills directly with the hotel on departure.

A special rate of EUR 611.- per person for lodging (4 nights) and full board has been negotiated with the hotel. The full board at the hotel covers all meals from dinner on the 23th to breakfast on the 27th and includes all coffee breaks.

If you plan to arrive earlier or leave later than the end of the meeting you should contact the hotel to arrange additional nights at additional costs. 

Extras, such as drinks, telephone calls etc. are not included in the price.

The hotel accepts MasterCard, Visa, Amex or Diners Club.

The hotel offers wireless internet access free of charge.

Participants not staying at the symposium hotel


Staying at the symposium hotel is very much recommended. Participants may stay at a different location on special request, but have to book the hotel conference package at a price of EUR 211 covering lunch, dinner, and coffee breaks. Participants staying elsewhere, must check-in at the hotel reception on arrival on the first day.

The hotel conference package has to be paid to the hotel directly. It is independent of the Beilstein-Institut’s conference fee of EUR 275 and will not be waived for poster presenters.

How to Reach the Conference Site

Location of the hotel

The hotel is located in Babelsberg, a district of Potsdam, right at the Lake Griebnitzsee. It takes about 30 minutes by train to the city center of Berlin and about one hour to the airport Berlin-Tegel or airport Berlin Schönefeld. The nearest S-Bahn station is called "Griebnitzsee" and is 200 meter away from the hotel.


By plane

Berlin-Tegel International airport is 25 km and Berlin-Schönefeld International airport is 36 km away from Potsdam. You can reach the hotel via public transports. Take the airport shuttle bus 109, direction Berlin Zoologischer Garten, to Charlottenburg Bahnhof. Change to S-Bahn line S7, direction Potsdam Hbf, and leave at station "Griebnitzsee", which is 200 meter away from the hotel.

The price of a taxi from airport Berlin Tegel to the conference hotel is 45 - 50 EUR.


By car

Take the A10 (Berliner Ring), change at the "Dreieck Nuthetal" to the A115 and exit Potsdam-Babelsberg.Follow the B1 and B2 towards "Zentrum Babelsberg".


By train

Travel to Potsdam-Babelsberg via Potsdam central station (approx. 5 km) or Berlin-Wannsee station (approx. 20 km) on long distance trains such as ICE, IC and EC and take a taxi or the S-Bahn (the station is called "Griebnitzsee" and is 200 meter away from the hotel) to the hotel.

See the hotel location on the map