Useful Information

ARRRIVAL DAY: October 21st (Sunday) - the whole day

DEPARTURE: October 23rd  (Tuesday) after 5 PM

JA-YE Europe will arrange air-tickets for all participants.

 

VENUE OF THE COMPETITION

Princesa Sofia Gran Hotel
Plaza Pio XII, Les Corts,
08028 Barcelona

Participants  are  accommodated in double rooms.


Hotel accommodation has been booked for your teams from the night of Sunday - October 21st until Tuesday - October 23rd. The cost of any incidental items (e.g. telephone calls, additional drinks etc.) will be at your own expense. We recommend that you do not use telephones provided in hotel rooms (except in an emergency) as charges for these are generally high. We also ask that you do not charge anything to your hotel room during your stay, and that you make sure that you settle any bills incurred (excluding room rate & designated meals) when you check out.


Hotel Princesa Sofia offers 5-star service. 

Hotel Princesa Sofia is located right on Avenida Diagonal (Avenue) in Barcelona, which is one of the city's main financial and commercial hubs


 
Room types:
A comfortable double room with a double bed for up to two persons, with private bathroom,  shower and bathtub, hairdryer & separate toilet. Internet, air conditioning, phone, mini bar, desk and TV with a variety of channels, coffee and tea facilities, pay TV, safe and trousers press.

Dress code

The dress code for October 22nd - Monday -  is casual, on Tuesday October 23rd  during the team presentations, finals and award ceremony we recommend formal business attire.
 
Meals
Meals and drinks
All meals (from Sunday October 21st - dinner until Tuesday October 23rd lunch  will be provided.
The Dinner on October 22nd will be at the hotel. Dinner on October  21st will be in one of the restaurants in the centre of Barcelona

Alcohol policy:

Absolutely no abuse of alcohol or drugs will be tolerated.

 
How to get to the Hotel from the Barcelona Airport

 

In Barcelona, the airport is only 12 km from the Hotel. To transfer to the hotel from the airport, you can take a taxi for a 20-minute ride that will leave you at the front door of the hotel. Likewise, you can also use public transport:

Route A) Train and Metro

1) Train: Barcelona Airport - Sants Station: (20 mins).- There is a train service (Line C2) running from Barcelona Airport to the city centre and convenient for Barcelona hotels. You can't miss it.There are trains to and from the airport every 30 minutes. On your way back to the airport, you can catch the train at Barcelona Sants (Sants railway station), Clot or Passeig de Gràcia. The nearest and most convenient station for the airport from the hotel is Sants Station.

2) Metro: Sants Station - Hotel Princesa Sofia: (15 mins) At Sants Station you go to the Metro (which is clearly signposted) and take Line 3 (green) in the direction of "Zona Universitària". It is just three stops to "Maria Cristina", which is where you get out. From the station to the hotel it is a pleasant 5-minute walk along Barcelona's emblematic Avinguda Diagonal. You can't miss it.

 

Route B) Aerobús and Metro

1) Aerobús: Barcelona Airport - Plaça Espanya. (25-30').- As well as the train and taxis, there is also a bus service (Aerobús) between Barcelona Airport and various points in the city. The Aerobús runs every 10 to 15 minutes and you can catch it outside any of the airport's terminals. To get to Hotel Princesa Sofia, the best stop to get off the Aerobús is Plaça Espanya.

2) Metro: Plaça Espanya - Hotel Princesa Sofia (20').- You then catch the Metro (Line 3, green) in the direction of "Zona Universitària". It is five stops to "Maria Cristina", where you get out. From the station to the hotel it is a pleasant 5-minute walk along Barcelona's emblematic Avinguda Diagonal.

Price of Aerobús ticket: 4,25€ single and 7,30€ return. . You can only buy tickets on the bus. T-10 travel cards are not valid on these buses.

Operating times: The first bus leaves the airport daily: at 6 am. The last bus leaves the airport daily: at 1 am.