Daejeon is located in center of South Korea and, at 2-hour distance from Seoul and around 3-hour distance from Incheon International Airport by shuttle bus. Daejeon is famous of the Daedeok Science Town and a hot spring site. KEPRI (Korea Electric Power Research Institute) is also placed in the Daedeok Science Town and apart about 15-minute distance from Hotel Spapia, the venue of the GHG ExCo.
Incheon International Airport → Daejeon
There is a shuttle bus line to Daejeon at a bus stop (No. 9-D, 1st floor) in Incheon international airport (about once a half hour from 6:20am until 10:40 pm, Duration: 3 hours, Fare: 21,800 Won, about 18 Euro or 25$).
In Daejeon, there are three bus stops and you should get off the bus at second stop, Government Center. After that, you can use a taxi to access Hotel Spapia at charge of about 4,000 Won (approximately 3.5 Euro or 4.5 USD).
Autumn is the best season in Korea. Daejeon has a mild, dry and cool climate in October and the normal temperature in October is around 10~20 degrees C.
The unit of currency in Korea is the Won with coin of 10 Won, 50 Won, 100 Won, 500 Won, and bills of 1,000 Won, 5,000 Won, and 10,000 Won. One U.S. dollar is equivalent to 920 Won and one Euro to 1,250 Won, approximately.
The following hotels are major hotels for the participants. To reserve a room(s), please submit your registration form to KEPRI (Mr. Seong Jegarl) and/or IEA-GHG (Ms. Sian Twinning) by 20th September, 2007.
The Hotel Spapia
The Hotel Spapia is a five-star, super-deluxe hotel in central part of Korea. Spapia is a compound word with ‘spa’ and ‘utopia’. Yuseong hot spring known since about 5th century is very beloved and popular where the quality of its water is supreme.
Special rate: Superior Single/Double - 111,000 Won [approximately 90 Euro or 125 USD],
Superior Twin - 111,000 Won [approximately 90 Euro or 125 USD]
(including breakfast (buffet), tax and service charge)
Address: 545-5 Bongmyung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-301 Rep. of Korea
Key Tel: +82-42-600-6000 Key Fax: +82-42-600-6060
An economic lodge is arranged just around Hotel Spapia
Rate : 55,000 Won [approximately 45 Euro or 60 USD]
(excluding breakfast, including tax and service charge)
Cancellation Policy of Reservation : Hotel Spapia
When the person making reservation cancels all or part of the reservation made, this hotel shall receive payment for the cancellation stipulated hereunder.
Cancellation made 3 days before the occupancy : No charge