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In cooperation with the service provider HRS and two local hotels, the Event Secretariat offers hotel rooms at favourable rates in Lausanne for all conference delegates. The Event Secretariat has pre-reserved rooms at fixed rates in the two hotels, which are closest to the SwissTech Convention Center. Furthermore, rooms in other hotels can be booked through the HRS online reservation platform as described below.

Kindly note that an overnight “taxe de séjour” of CHF 3.50 per person per night needs to be paid at the hotel additional to the below mentioned room rates. When paying the tax, you will receive the Lausanne Transport Card that allows free and unrestricted access to all public transport services in the city (bus, train, metro) and many other benefits – please see the official Lausanne webpage for further information.

SwissTech Hotel

Route Louis-Favre 10b
1024 Ecublens

Phone: +41 21 694 06 10
E-mail: sth at epfl [dot] ch

located next to the convention center - walking time approx. 2 minutes

Price single “business” room excluding breakfast: CHF 125.00 per night
Price breakfast: CHF 11.00 per Person

Unfortunately, the SwissTech Hotel is already fully booked for the DATE week.

Starling Hotel Lausanne

Route Cantonale 31
1025 Saint-Sulpice

Phone: +41 21 694 85 85
E-mail: contact at shlausanne [dot] ch

approx. 700 m from the Conference Venue – walking time approx. 10 minutes

Price single “business” room including breakfast: CHF 185.00 per night
Price single “superior” room including breakfast: CHF 220.00 per night

For conducting a booking, please visit, enter your travel dates and click “Book now”. In the next step, you can enter the group code DATE2017 to get the discounted rates. Please note that these rooms may only be booked until February 15, 2017, subject to availability.

HRS booking platform

Furthermore, rooms in other hotels can be booked through the HRS online reservation platform, which is available via the following link:

DATE 2017 Hotel Reservation

For further questions regarding the hrs hotel reservation or telephone bookings, please contact the HRS Event Online Service Team:
Phone: +49 221 2077 7320
Email: Event-Online at hrs [dot] com

WARNING: If you are contacted from any other hotel agency regarding hotel rooms for DATE 2017 (e.g. from Larry Ellison or EHS), please note that they are not operating on our behalf. We collaborate with HRS only.

For any other questions related to the DATE 2017 Conference, please feel free to contact the Event Secretariat:

Ms Eva Smejkal
K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
Bautzner Str. 117–119
01099 Dresden, Germany

Phone: +49 351 4967 312
Fax: +49 351 4956 116
Email: date at kitdresden [dot] de