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Sophia Antipolis is famous as an outstanding EU scientific & technology park with convenient business accommodation. The conference is organized right in the middle of the Innovation Park with an easy access to all french Riviera major sights and beaches.

June is already the pick season on the French Riviera, hotels sell out quickly. Please, book your hotel room as soon as you will get your paper acceptance notification and/or after your ICE'2019 conference registration (ConfTool Online System).

25th ICE/IEEE ITMC Conference organizers negotiated a special rate inc. breakfast at the NOVOTEL hotel for ICE'2019 conference attendees that is applicable from the WE before and up to the WE after the conference. For your convenience, there are eventually other hotels in the proximity (less than 1 km) and close enough for some of them to be walking distance (see below).
All these hotels are set in the heart of a pine forest, 10 minutes from the Marineland Park and the Biot glassworks, and close to the perfumeries in Grasse, Fort Carré d'Antibes and Cannes.

Hotel NOVOTEL Sophia Antipolis (Conference Venue)
The 4-star Hotel Novotel Antibes Sophia Antipolis is set in an oasis of greenery, just 20 mins from Cannes and Nice. With air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant, bar, terrace and 6 meeting rooms for your seminars and banquets, this hotel is the perfect place for a business trip or a vacation on the Côte d'Azur as a couple or with family. As well as taking advantage of the golfing facilities and nearby Marineland, the hotel also boasts free WIFI, swimming pool, play area, tennis courts and car park.

Participants have to use (download the booking form, fill it out and then send it by email attachment to the indicated email address) the provided specific NOVOTEL booking form in order to get the negotiated rate 135€ B&B at NOVOTEL available until 30/04/2019 on the basis of “First come, First serve” policy.

Due to the limited number of pre-reserved rooms at NOVOTEL for ICE2019 attendees, make your hotel booking well in advance.

Hotel Omega (0,4 km to the Conference Venue)
Surrounded by a large park area, Hotel Omega is located in the heart of Sophia Antipolis Activity Park. It offers an outdoor pool with a furnished terrace. Each air-conditioned room is in a modern decor. They are equipped with free Wi-Fi access, a TV and a private bathroom with a bathtub. All rooms are serviced by an elevator. A buffet breakfast is served daily. Additional facilities include a 24-hour front desk with laundry services, free Wi-Fi access and free parking on site.

Hotel IBIS Antibes Sophia Antipolis (0,6 km to the Conference Venue)
In the center of the Sophia Antipolis science park, known for its many high-tech businesses and its green surroundings, the hotel is 20 minutes from the Nice Côte d'Azur international airport. IBIS hotel was entirely renovated in 2017 and is ideally located for your business or leisure trips and o ffers easy access to the main sites of the French Riviera: the beaches of Cannes, the perfume factories in Grasse, the city of Nice, the Antibes port and the famous Marineland theme park. Restaurant with terrace, outdoor swimming pool and free, outdoor private car park. 
  • Hotel MERCURE Sophia Antipolis (0,8 km to the Conference Venue)
  • This Mercure hotel is set in landscaped gardens with panoramic views of the countryside. It features an outdoor swimming pool and a games room with table tennis and billiards. The air-conditioned rooms at the Mercure Antibes Sophia Antipolis are decorated in cool, neutral tones. Each room has tea and coffee making facilities and a private bathroom with a bathtub. Free WiFi and private car park.

Hotel B&B Antibes Sophia Antipolis (0,9 km to the Conference Venue)
At B&B Hotels, we adapt to meet your needs, whether you’re travelling alone, as a couple or as a family (four persons), and our B&B Hotel Antibes Sophia Antipolis is no exception. The trick? Spacious rooms, a private bathroom, high-quality mattress and a specialist-designed pillow. You will never want to get out of bed! Freshen up under the shower or unwind in front of the flat-screen TV (TV package including a wide variety of sports entertainment and international news channels). Unlimited, free high-speed WiFi access allows you to remain connected during your stay, which is particularly handy for those brought to the area by business tourism.

ICE'2019 conference participants should make their booking accommodation directly with the conference hotels.
For any other request, please contact the ICE Organization at:
25th ICE / IEEE ITMC Conference 2019
Dr. Marc Pallot
Presence & Innovation Team, Arts & Métiers ParisTech

Dr. Alain Zarli 
R2M Managing Partner