Workshop Venue


A block of rooms has been reserved for use by the SPAWC participants at the workshop venue (Hotel Novotel Cannes Montfleury).  This hotel offers all services of a big hotel, a swimming pool etc. The hotel is located 15 minutes walk from downtown and the beach front, in a quiet residential and hilly area.


The workshop rates for the hotel are (a city tax is added on top of this, by law):

  • 150 Euros/night for a single room, breakfast included
  • 170 Euros/night for a double room, two breakfasts included

ATTENTION: A large block of rooms has been reserved for SPAWC, but only until MAY 1st. Beyond this date, the hotel cannot guarantee availibility of rooms. 


If you'd like to register to this hotel, please download the document below and fax your information to the hotel directly. Any question related to room reservation, payment, etc. must be directed to NOVOTEL hotel.





The official web site for the conference hotel can be found HERE.




List of alternative lodging options (NEW DOCUMENT on 31/03)


Cannes offers tons of lodging options, from 2-star hotels to 4-star luxurious palaces. To get a room on the Riviera (especially Cannes) in the summer, be prepared to pay as much as in a major world city.


We recommend also to book your room ASAP since early July is the beginning of the high tourist season.


You can find below a PDF document where you will find extensive information about Cannes and a comprehensive hotel list with price range, location, contact information and services. No specific rates are negotiated with these hotels and you might be able to find a good rate on the internet.


Typical neighborhoods where you might want to stay include (but are not limited to!):


  • Immediate vicinity of the conference hotel (mostly large hotels)
  • Downtown and shopping area (moderate prices may be found)
  • Beach front (most expensive)
  • Train station area (10 min walk from conference hotel - best deals)

Click here for a comprehensive official hotel list and Cannes city information in PDF



Locating a hotel in Cannes or elsewhere


You are interested in a hotel and want to see how close it is from the conference hotel, the beachm downtown etc.  You can use the following on-line address locator Then compare with the map below.



Map of Cannes and conference hotel location


The Novotel hotel is shown by the cross-in-a-circle sign below.