Congress Location

The International Convention Center of Barcelona
Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)
Plaça de Willy Brandt 11-14
08019 Barcelona, Spain


The Congress registration and information desk will be staffed during the following times*:

Wednesday, 20 June 2018: 12:00–19:00

Thursday, 21 June 2018: 07:30–19:00

Friday, 22 June 2018: 07:30–19:30

Saturday, 23 June 2018: 08:00–16:30

*Times are tentative until the agenda is finalized. Please continue to check this website for the most up-to-date information.



Kuoni Destination Management is the official Housing Agency of the ESMO 20th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer.  Check the hotels by visiting our convenient listing.

Individual Accommodations

Reserve your hotel here

Group Accommodations (Groups of 10 or More)

Groups wishing to book 10 or more rooms should complete the Group Hotel Reservation Form and return it to Kuoni by email at Groups of less than 10 should book as individuals.

Airport Transfers

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Other Services

Contact Kuoni Destination Management for any of the following services you might need during your stay in Barcelona for ESMO 20th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer (WCGI): Site inspections & venue selection, program design & management, hospitality desks, bilingual staff, custom excursions & tours, sports & recreational activities, dine around programs, custom signage, unique transportation solutions, décor & thematic design, catering management & menu design, expert lighting, staging & A/V, Local & headline entertainment.

Hotel Inquiries/Assistance

Kuoni Destination Management
Avenida Diagonal, 416 - 3a 1
08037 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 93 505 25 10


WCGIC Hotels


* Minimum stay required. See below.

** Rate does not include WiFi





Additional nights beyond the Congress dates of 20 - 23 June 2018 are only available upon request and are subject to hotel availability.

Rooms will be assigned on a "first come, first served" basis.

All rates are in Euros (€), EUR per room, per night, including breakfast, service charges, VAT and city tax. Rates include wi-fi except where noted.

Please note that accommodation for additional nights is strictly subject to availability.


Hotel/Accommodation Policies

Please note the following cancellation policies, which will apply to all individual accommodation bookings:

Cancellation Policy for Hotel Reservation

Cancellations until 1 March 2018: 100% refund less €35 handling fee

Cancellations between 2 March 2018 and 25 May 2018: 1 night cancellation fee will apply

Cancellations received from 26 May 2018 onwards: No refund can be made, 100% cancellation fee will apply on the full stay

No shows: Your hotel room will be cancelled after first night of no show and the full amount of your stay will be charged automatically

Early Departure: Guests will be charged in full for checking out prior to the departure date confirmed.

All cancellations and changes are to be addressed to Kuoni in writing, which reserves the right to charge an administration fee (€15 euros). All necessary refunds will be made after the Congress. Please note that accommodation for additional nights is strictly subject to availability.

Kuoni shall act as a mediator only and cannot be held responsible for any loss incurred or any damage inflicted on persons or objectives irrespective of whatsoever cause. Only written agreements shall be valid. The place of jurisdiction shall be Barcelona.

Services arranged through Kuoni Destination Management are the responsibility of Kuoni Destination Management and are not the responsibility of the ESMO 20th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer or Imedex.


Hotel Descriptions


Hotel with a total of 368 rooms ideal for all kinds of business situated in the new business and trade fair expansion area of Barcelona in the direct vicinity of the CCIB. Its numerous and spacious lounges are an ideal location to hold conventions and business events. In the higher part of the Tower, one can find superior, business rooms and suites. *Min. stay of 3 nights: 20 - 23 June 2018. Distance to Congress Center: 2 min. Walk


Barcelona Princess is 2-minutes walking from the CCIB and 10-minutes walking from the beach in the Forum area. It offers wonderful views, a free Wi-Fi zone and a free sauna, gym and hot tub. Rooms are elegant, bright, have satellite TV and offer free drinks from the minibar. The hotel has a Mediterranean restaurant, 2 stylish bars and 2 heated outdoor pools. Distance to Congress Center: 3 min. Walk


This fantastic hotel, formerly Catalonia Berna, is located in the city's historic center, next to Plaza Cataluña. It is situated in one of the first buildings in the enlargement ("Example") of the city of Barcelona. It was designated a Historical Monument thanks to its interesting eclectic classical style. It is the only building that conserves the wealth of paintings and decorations on the original front, which have been fully restored. On the Modernist Route, it is very close to Paseo de Gracia and the busiest commercial area of Barcelona. Distance to Congress Center: Public: 25 min./Taxi: 15 min.


The hotel is located right in front of the CCIB, next to the new Forum Marina, beaches and 100 meters from the shopping Centre Diagonal Mar. The hotel features 262 rooms and Suites Executive floors, Gymnasium Spa, open air swimming pool on floor 17, Meeting rooms, Bars, Cafeteria, Restaurant and private Garage. Distance to Congress Center: 4 min. Walk


Facing the Nueva Mar Bella Beach, the hotel has 177 tastefully-decorated guestrooms and is next to the Puerto Olympic, one of the most popular leisure areas of Barcelona. Also within walking distance is the district of 22@, where the new technology firms have their business. The 4-stars hotel is the perfect destination for both business and leisure travelers who want modern accommodation, conveniently located within minutes from the CCIB Convention Centre. Distance to Congress Center: Public: 15 min./Taxi: 4 min.


Hilton Diagonal Mar Hotel is located in a new and modern area of Barcelona. The hotel has a very Mediterranean character. It offers beautiful views over the sea and the beaches of the city. Directly next to the hotel there is the CCIB and the commercial center “Diagonal Mar” with restaurants and a lot of offers for activities. The hotel has 433 rooms. *Wi-Fi not included. Distance to Congress Center: 3 min. walk


This contemporary hotel is a 6-minute walk from the Poble Nou metro station and 3.5 km from the Cathedral of Barcelona. Rooms and suites feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and desks. They also have sea or city views, while upgraded rooms add Nespresso machines and offer free access to the club lounge and spa facilities. Suites add separate living rooms. There’s an acclaimed restaurant and Mediterranean dining, plus a sea-view terrace with dining, a cocktail lounge and a pool. There's also a spa, a fitness center and a business center, plus 14 meeting rooms and paid parking. Breakfast is available for an additional fee. Distance to Congress Center: Walking: 30 min./Taxi: 10 min.

NH BARCELONA DEL MAR (formerly Hesperia del Mar)

It is located next to one of the main beaches of Barcelona, the 'Mar Bella' beach, and the new commercial area of Barcelona: Diagonal Mar. Right beside the Olympic Port, This hotel is only 20 minutes away from the old part of the city and from the Ramblas of Barcelona. Distance to Congress Center: Public: 15 min./Taxi: 5 min.

OCCIDENTAL ATENEA MAR – Adults only hotel

Situated 150 meters from Barcelona’s Nova Mar Bella Beach, former Barceló Atenea Mar offers a free hot tub, sauna, gym, and a free Wi-Fi zone. Each air-conditioned room features international satellite TV. The hotel’s El Comedor restaurant serves à la carte Mediterranean meals and a varied breakfast buffet each morning. Distance to Congress Center: Public: 15 min./Taxi: 4 min.


This cylindrical modernist building offers breathtaking views of the sea and city. All rooms and suites are equipped with everything needed by the modern business traveler and have two restaurants. Distance to Congress Center: Walking: 12 min./Taxi: 5 min.


Situated in Barcelona's Sant Marti neighborhood, Vincci Bit is close to the CCIB and Forum Building. The property offers a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with wireless Internet access. Guest parking is available. The 177 air-conditioned guestrooms at Vincci Bit include minibars and safes. Distance to Congress Center: Walking: 10 min/Taxi: 5 min.


The hotel is located in the new district of Barcelona, next to the CCIB and offers an impressive sea view. It is only a few meters from Mar-Bella Beach and its all-round glass-front brings the light in to create a unique effect on the architecture and deco. Every bedroom offers plenty of space and natural daylight. Very close to “Diagonal Mar” Shopping & Leisure Centre. Distance to Congress Center: Walking: 10 min./Taxi: 5 min.