ESCOM Conference 2009 Jyväskylä

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Hotel descriptions

The standard of hotels in Finland is high. Double rooms have either double beds or twin beds and all hotel rooms have a shower or bath. A buffet breakfast is included in the room rates and the hotel restaurants are prepared to accommodate special dietary requests. Most hotels have sauna facilities available to hotel guests free of charge in the mornings.

The conference secretariat has pre-booked accommodation in the hotels most suitably located to the conference site. Rates negotiated for the conference will be offered to participants making reservations in connection with their conference registration.

The rooms will be reserved on the first come first served basis. A confirmation of the reservation will be included in your confirmation letter or sent by e-mail by the symposium office. Please note that the secretariat cannot guarantee the availability of hotel rooms later than the middle of July. Therefore, it is recommendable to make the reservation well in advance and prior to 15 July 2009.

Hotel Alba

Hotel Alba

Hotel Alba is located in a beautiful area by Jyväsjärvi lake in Mattilanniemi, only 1.5 km away from the city centre. The conference site is in the next building to this hotel, and only a few steps from the hotel door. Hotel Alba offers a highly appreciated a la carte restaurant, a sunny terrace, functional meeting facilities and a spacious sauna section. The premises have either a beautiful view over the lake or to a peaceful park.

Single room per night        Double room per person per night

 93 € (economy)                  57 € (in twin bed)

145 € (jr-suite)                    82.50 € (jr-suite, twin bed)


Hotel Cumulus

Hotel Cumulus

Cumulus Jyväskylä offers excellent conference and banquet facilities in the heart of the city. The Cumulus Jyväskylä is situated in downtown Jyväskylä, only a short distance from the most important events and sights. Under the same roof you’ll find the Huvi Retki restaurant and the Irish Bar Parnell’s. All the hotel rooms are non-smoking.

Single room per night        Double room per person per night

77 € (economy)                   43.50 € (twin bed)


Scandic Jyväskylä

Hotel Scandic

Scandic Jyväskylä is centrally located 2 blocks from the public transport interchange, 5 min. walking distance to pedestrian area in the centre and all services. The hotel provides a restaurant, night restaurant, sauna, swimming pool, children's playroom and meeting room services.

Single room per night        Double room per person per night

95 €                                     52.50  € (twin bed)


Hotel Alexandra

Hotel Alexandra

Sokos Hotel Alexandra is centrally located high class hotel in the city centre, opposite the public transportation interchange. The recently refurnished hotel features modern rooms, good meeting facilities and an inviting restaurant. The nearby city centre, with its pedestrian street, offers much to see and experience.

Single room per night

        Double room per person per night

119 € (standard)

        69.50 € (standard)



Hotel Milton

Hotel Milton

Hotel Milton is a cosy and traditional hotel in the centre of Jyväskylä, near the public transport interchange. The most important sights, museums and the city theatre are all within a short walk. Also, the famous and vibrant walking street is only two blocks away with cosy restaurants, cafés and lots of shopping possibilities.

Single room per night             Double room per person per night
80 €             55 €


Summer Hotel Rentukka

Summer Hotel Rentukka is a pleasant hotel located only 2 kilometres from the city centre, with good connections and spacious parking.

Single room per night               Twin room per person per night
42 €               27 € (twin bed)

Payment and Cancellation of Hotel Rooms

The accommodation is to be paid in advance together with the conference fees to the organizers. Any changes in the reservation or cancellations must be notified in writing to the conference secretariat. If cancellation takes place later than 14 days before the given arrival date there is no refund on the reservation.