The Workshop will be held at Hotel San Martín, in Viña del Mar. Located 120 km. northwest of Santiago, Viña del Mar is a coastline resort city, also known as the "Garden City" for its abundance of beautiful parks and green areas, such as Quinta Vergara, Sausalito Lagoon, and the Botanic Garden. Viña del Mar offers a large variety of lodging facilities.

ESO has made a special agreement with the Hotel San Martín and our participants will get a special tariff from March 1st onwards. In order to reserve your accommodation, please contact the hotel via e-mail ( , Attn: Ms. Pamela Vásquez, cc. BEFORE FEBRUARY 12. After that date the pre-reservation at the special ESO rates expires and availability of rooms will not be guaranteed. The reservation reference code is "IHOT09/ESO".

To fax your credit card data to Hotel San Martín, please use +56-32-2689195, Attn: Pamela VASQUEZ, Ref: IHOT09/ESO.

Daily rates include breakfast. Passengers paying in US$ can request exportation invoice (factura de exportación). In this way, they do not pay the VAT (IVA).

The hotel is within walking distance of several attractions. There is easy access to Valparaíso via bus and/or train (MetroValparaíso). See also Local Information.

HOTEL SAN MARTÍN (Conference venue)

Address: Av. San Martín 667, Viña del Mar
Tel: +56-32-2689191 / Tel. Ms. Vásquez: +56-32-2462248
Fax: +56-32-2689195
E-mail: (Attn.: Ms. Pamela Vásquez), cc.
Reservation reference code: IHOT09/ESO
Web page:
Room (city view): US$93.00, EUR 72.00, CLP$57.477 (IVA included)
Room (ocean view): US$106.00, EUR 83.00, CLP$65.688 (IVA included)
Deadline: February 12, 2009

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Hotels in the Santiago (Vitacura) area

Hotel Director is the closer hotel to ESO/Vitacura. The tariff for ESO is US$79.00 (single) and US$85.00 (double). Please specify that you wish to pay the ESO tariff when booking your room. More information here.

Other Hotels in Viña del Mar

For a list of other hotels/guesthouses in Viña del Mar (including some cheaper options than above), please see Viña del Mar accommodation.