Accommodation

Special prices were negotiated with the Grand Hotel San Michele for the time period Tuesday August 17 (check-in) to Sunday August 22, 2021 (check-out). If available, extensions can be done.

Comprised of 53 double-rooms and 6 single rooms, the Grand Hotel San Michele – in Cetraro, in the Province of Cosenza – is situated on a cliff top overhanging the Tyrrhenian Sea. Much appreciated by its clientele for the scrupulous attention to décor and helpful staff, the hotel is surrounded by 44 hectares of countryside, including a farm producing the fruit, vegetables and traditional local products served in the renowned restaurant.

A quota of rooms is reserved for the Third Generation Metamaterials Symposium participants. Reservation needs to be done by returning the filled out reservation form to the European Physical Society. In order to have the room reservation guaranteed, the deadline to return the filled-out form is Monday 14 June 2021. Download hotel registration form (to be activated in 2021). Return the filled out form to the European Physical Society (conferences@eps.org). The hotel will then directly send you the confirmation of your reservation.

Hotel cancellation policy:
– If cancelled up to 15 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
– If cancelled up to 10 days before date of arrival, 70 percent of the first night will be charged.
– If cancelled later, 50 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged.
– In case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

The Grand Hotel San Michele is located 5 km from Cetraro on Calabria’s Tyrrhenian Coast. This wonderful old-fashioned hotel with fabulous views offers a daily buffet breakfast, a restaurant (full board given to the participants), an outside swimming pool, a private lift through the cliff to reach the private beach. Rooms are air-conditioned with satellite TV and free internet access. After a game of tennis or an afternoon spent snorkelling, guests can relax in the hot tub or the peaceful gardens.