Logistics - High Resolution Ocean Climate Modeling


The Workshop will be hosted by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research at the Steigenberger Conti Hansa Hotel, Schloßgarten 7, 24103 Kiel, Germany. The Steigenberger Conti Hansa Hotel is opposite the Baltic Sea waterfront and the Kieler Förde, at the centre of the city. From here you can enjoy the maritime ambiance of the city. The airport Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel is within comfortable reach of the hotel by bus, rail or car.

Hotel block bookings

GEOMAR has reserved a block of rooms at the Steigenberger Conti Hansa Hotel.The Standard rate is € 110 per night including breakfast and WLAN, to be booked by 21 February 2014. The booking code is "CLIVAR" - please book by sending the hotel an email. The code does not work with the hotel website booking form.

Steigenberger Conti Hansa Hotel (Meeting Venue)
Schlossgarten 7
24103 Kiel, Germany
Phone +49 431 5115-0
E-Mail: kiel@steigenberger.de
Internet: www.kiel.steigenberger.de

GEOMAR has reserved an additional contingent of rooms at the Nordic Hotel am Kieler Schloss. Located in the heart of the old town of Kiel and also close to the seaside it is only a few steps away from the promenade.
The Standard rate is € 49 per night including breakfast, WLAN. The block booking is set until 10 March 2014. The code is "CLIVAR".

Nordic Hotel am Kieler Schloss (within walking distance - 0,9 km)
Dänische Strasse 12-16
24103 Kiel, Germany
Phone +49 431 53 41 620
E-Mail: schloss@nordic-hotels.com
Internet: www.nordic-hotels.com

Further hotel options

InterCityHotel Kiel
The InterCityHotel Kiel is located in the city centre in the immediate vicinity of the station.

Hotel am Schwedenkai
The station, the pedestrian zone, the Town Hall, numerous restaurants and the Kiel harbor are within walking distance.

Hotel Kieler Yacht Club
The Hotel Kieler Yacht Club is one of the most venerable houses in the city of Kiel.

Romantik Hotel Kieler Kaufmann
Classic location in the middle of an extensive park area, which is still only minutes away from Kiel’s city center.

Other accommodation options

Renting a studio, or a larger appartment to share, can also be an option. Try looking at Airbnb.com.


Registration Fee

A 50 EUR registration fee has been set to cover all coffee breaks and lunches. All participants will be required to pay the registration fee in cash on site.


Getting to Kiel

Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel airport is 94km from Kiel. It will take ~1.5 hours to get from the airport to Kiel.

Airport Shuttle (Kielius): The Kielius-airport-bus can be used to travel between Kiel and Hamburg airport-terminal (via Neumünster). Tickets cost 33 € for a round trip. You can also combine the Kielius shuttle and a taxi service from the hotel to the station for € 44. The total transit time is ~1 hour 25 minutes. You can buy the ticktes directly at the bus. The bus stop is located right outside the terminal (look up to see the bus signs when you exit the terminal).

The Kielius bus time table can be found here.

Vineta Taxi: 0431/77080 in Kiel is reccommended by the Kielius bus company. Alternatively taxis can be found at Kiel tran staion, next to the bus station.

Local Contact

Sabine Niewels
Assistenz FB1-TM

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
FB1 - Ozeanzirkulation und Klimadynamik/FE Theorie und Modellierung
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
D-24105 Kiel

Tel.: +49-431-600-4001
Fax:  +49-431-600-4012