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. In order to reserve your accommodation, please contact the hotel via e-mail ( , Attn: Ms. Pamela Vásquez, cc. BEFORE FEBRUARY 18. After that date the pre-reservation at the special ESO rates will be honored, but availability of rooms will not be guaranteed. Cancellations or modifications will be accepted until Friday, February 25, 2011. The reservation reference code is "BINARY2011/ESO".

To fax your credit card data to Hotel San Martín, please use +56-32-2689195, Attn: Pamela VASQUEZ, Ref: BINARY2011/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). Payment in US$ will be according to the daily rate.

The hotel has wi-fi without cost for guests who should ask for their code at the Reception. On the 2nd floor there is a Business Center with three posts for free Internet access.

A Gym is also available without cost for guests. Sauna and massages have an additional cost (to be coordinated previously with concierge, Ms. Andrea Melendez).

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 MARTIN (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: BINARY2011/ESO
Web page:
Room (city view): CLP$55.000 (VAT not included)
Room (ocean view): CLP$61.000 (VAT not included)
Deadline for booking: February 18, 2011


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Other Hotels

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