1. Auditorium Maximum of Jagiellonian Univerity
2. Guest House of Jagiellonian University
3. Stanislaw Pigon Visiting Professors' House (Jagiellonian University hotel)
4. Hotel Fortuna Bis
5. Hotel Fortuna
6. Hotel Cracovia
7. Hotel Francuski
8. Hotel Logos
9. Hotel Novotel Krakow Centrum
10. Royal Castle Wawel
11. Market Square
12. Railway Station and Shopping Mall

Below is the information about some hotels in Krakow, where rooms were booked for FOM2009 participants.


Please note that the abbreviations zl and PLN refer to a local currency - Polish Zloty. The rate of exchange on January 26 was:    1 euro = 4.4 Polish Zloty


Please read the Disclaimer below.



Hotels of Jagiellonian University (both within a short walk from Auditorium Maximum)


Guest House (Dom Goscinny)

49, Florianska street



The whole hotel has been booked. FOM reservations need to be made before March 05.

Please contact the hotel to find out about cancellation policy.



Stanislaw Pigon Visiting Professors' House

7a Garbarska street



room types and prices


Please note: the room prices are negotiable


Reservations - please contact hotel Bursa Pigonia directly:


The whole hotel is booked. FOM reservations need to be made before March 05.  

Please contact the hotel to find out about cancellation policy.




Below is the information about some hotels in Krakow, within a walking distance of Auditorium maximum of Jagiellonian University. Auditorium Maximum is located at 33, Krupnicza street (800 m west of Market Square).




Reservations for FOM2009 participants were made in the following hotels:




Hotel Francuski****

13, Pijarska street



Special FOM2009 prices are:

Single/double room, incl. breakfast and VAT - 450 PLN/night

Apartment (single or double occupancy, incl. breakfast and VAT)  - 530 PLN/night

Reservations and cancellations need to be made before February 15.

Please contact the hotel to find out about cancellation policy.


For reservations contact Orbis hotels: www.orbisonline.pl


Mrs Jolanta Kaźmierczyk
Marketing Specialist
Francuski Hotel Orbis****
tel.: +48 (0)12 627 37 52
fax: +48 (0)12 627 37 00
e-mail: market.francuski@orbis.pl
Grupa Hotelowa Orbis: www.orbis.pl




5, Czapskich street


hotel FORTUNA Bis

25, Pilsudskiego street




For FOM2009 participants rooms are offered 20% off the regular price:
single room - 240 PLN
double room, single occupancy - 240 PLN
double room, 2 persons - 330 PLN
three-bed room, three persons - 390 PLN
Prices include breakfast and VAT

Reservations can be made by phone, fax or e-mail till March 10.

Inquiries, questions:
Mrs Magdalena Nowak



Please contact the hotel to find out about cancellation policy.


Hotel phones, addresses and bank accounts:

ul. Piłsudskiego 25
31-110 Kraków
Tel/fax: (012) 430-10-25 lub 430-10-77
e-mail: infobis@hotel-fortuna.com.pl
bank account:
Bank Ochrony Srodowiska
78 1540 1115 2001 6011 6323 0001

ul. Czapskich 5
31-110 Kraków
Tel/fax: (012) 411-08-06 lub 430-10-04
e-mail: info@hotel-fortuna.com.pl
bank account:
Bank Ochrony Środowiska
36 1540 1115 2001 6011 6310 0001






single room 220 PLN/night  (breakfast incl.)

double room 300 PLN/night  (breakfast incl.)

Reservation number 09/241  (use code FOM2009), till 28 February 2009.

Contact person:
Mrs Barbara Marska
Hotel LOGOS, Krakow
31-123 Kraków, ul. Szujskiego 5
Tel.:  +48/12/631 62 04
Fax:  +48/12/632 42 10




Hotel Orbis Cracovia

Single room 255 PLN/night (breakfast incl.)

Double room  -356 PLN (breakfast incl.)

Reservations and cancellations need to be made before February 15.

Teresa Wiklańska
Hotel Orbis CRACOVIA w Krakowie
e-mail: rez.cracovia@orbis.pl
(012) 42 45 670
fax (012) 42 45 632
Grupa hotelowa: www.orbis.pl
Rezerwacja hoteli: www.orbisonline.pl




Hotel Novotel Krakow Centrum 

15, Tadeusza Kościuszki


single room 326,35 PLN/night

double room 381,99 PLN 

single room executive  410,88 PLN   

apartment, single 676,24 PLN

these prices include VAT and breakfast


Ms Anna Gerhardt
Reservation Manager
Novotel Krakow Centrum, 5 Kościuszki Street, 30-105 Kraków
Tel: +48 12 299 29 11  I  Fax: +48 12 299 29 99





Below is the information about some low cost accomodation:


Within a walking distance:


Guest rooms at Theater STU:




In historic Jewish part of town (Kazimierz)


Hostel "Nad Mlynkiem"





Student hostel PIAST




If you cannot find a suitable offer among the hotels listed above, please use

Internet to find out about other hotels in Krakow.  There are more hotels within a short distance of Auditorium Maximum.





This information is provided to participants of Focus on Microscopy 2009 in Krakow. The bookings were made in order to ensure preferential prices for FOM2009.

The local organizers:

1. have no business or any other relationship with the hotels mentioned above,

2. cannot guarantee that the prices given above are indeed the lowest offered by a given hotel,

3. request FOM participants to contact hotels directly,

4. cannot be responsible for errors, omissions in the text above.


(updated Jan. 28, 2009)