Space Generation Congress 2012 Suggested Accommodation

If you have been accepted to attend the Space Generation Congress 2012, and/or the International Astronautical Congress, SGAC has lined up some very good rates for all our SGAC delegates. If you wish to stay in any of these hotels, please let us know by sending an email to the SGC 2012 organising staff Delegate Team, and we will give you guidance on how to proceed with the bookings to get these fantastic rates*!

Space Generation Congress: Hotel Punta Quattro Venti

The Hotel Punta Quattro Venti in Herculaneum is a four story building facing the sea with salt water swimming pool and private beach located just 2km from the SGC Venue.

Via Marittima, 59 - 80056 Ercolano (NAPOLI) Tel. +39 081 777 3041 / 081 732 2329

Ercolano is right on the beach, although very far from the city centre, it has good nightlife nearby at the Fabric Hostel Club, the Hotel PQV has its own bar and entertainment area along with SGC organised night events. The historic city centre can be reached by train from the Stazione Ercolano Miglio D'oro 1.6km away.

Room Type Cost per person (€) Rooms Available
Single Room 50 3
Twin Room 40 10
Triple Room 30 10
Quad/Quin Room 25 14

Breakfast is provided each morning.

The rooms face Capri, Ischia and Procida islands showing on one side a panoramic view of the gulf of Naples and on the other the Amalfi coast. Each room has a private small terrace (except the singles), Luxury bath tub and shower, Hair dryer, air condition, telephone, Sky satellite tv, Minibar, High speed internet, Electronic Safe.

As you can see there are not many single rooms, so request this fast if you would like a single.

The double rooms will be specially configured as twin for us with two single beds – if anyone requires a marital double bed let SGAC know. If you have roommate preferences let SGAC know otherwise please just select a room and we will organise them by gender as much as possible

There are some limitations in room numbers and 10-20 delegates may be at a nearby partner hotel.




If you are staying for the IAC we have another amazing accommodation also right on the beach:

International Astronautical Congress: Ostello Mergellina

The Ostello Mergellina is a self-contained multistorey building 400m from the sea, with terraces overlooking the ocean and direct train and metro to the nearby IAC Venue.

Salita della Grotta 23, 80122 Napoli (NAPOLI) Tel. +39 81 7612346

The Ostello Mergellina is located right on the beach in a strategic position at the centre of the town in the cleanest and safest district of Mergellina where night life goes on until late in the night. The historic city centre can be reached by train from the Stazione Mergellina 200m away.

Only 200m from both the metro and train station actually you can easily reach Pompei ruins excavations, the archaeological area of Ercolano and Oplonti, the Amalfi coast, the Sorrento coast, the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, the Vesuvius and the Natural Park. For IAC purposes both of these metro and train stations are on a direct line, no connections required, which runs frequently all day to arrive at the conference in under 10mins total. Delegates can walk to the beach, relax in the hotel terrace or common room and access the islands and Naples city easily at extremely fantastic SGAC only negotiated rates!

Room Type Cost per person (€)
Single Room
Twin Room (request specifically for a double bed if required) 20
4 or 6 Room (female or male gender only, no mixed) 16


Meals and Toiletries (optional – see reception during stay) Cost per person (€)
Towels and Soap (if you forget to bring your own) 2
Lunch pack (request at reception if you want this to take with you) 6
Dinner (at the Mergellina Restaurant) 9

Breakfast is provided each morning.

The Mergellina has more than enough rooms to accommodate everyone and we have blocked off all the single and twin rooms for those who apply and confirm by payment first. All rooms have linen provided, but not towels or toiletries, you can get these at 2euro if you need. Wifi is available and there is a common internet area with desktop computer provided also.

No curfew, 24 Hour Reception and Security, Cable TV, Card Phones, Common Room, Elevator, Free City Maps, Free Parking, WiFi, Hairdryers, Internet Access, Laundry Facilities, Luggage Storage, Outdoor Terrace, Restaurant, Safe Deposit Box (Front Desk), Towels for hire, Vending Machines, 400m from the beach.


*Note: This offer it is only for SGAC members that have been accepted to attend the Space Generation Congress 2012.

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