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Venue Information

The 40th Annual Conference of the German Association for the Study of the Liver (GASL)
will take place in Essen
from the 26th – 27th January 2024.

address

Haus der Technik e.V.
Hollestraße 1
45127 Essen, Germany

Parking & Public Transportation:

Essen

Essen is a city in the Ruhr region in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. With a population of around 590,000 it is the fourth largest city in the state and one of the ten largest cities in Germany. The history of Essen dates back to the 9th century, when the city was first mentioned in documents. In the Middle Ages, Essen developed into an important center of mining and iron processing. Later, the city was mainly characterized by the coal and steel industry. Today, Essen is a modern city with a diverse economic structure. In addition to industrial companies, there are also numerous service and trading companies. Essen is also an important trade fair location and is home to Messe Essen, one of the largest trade fairs in Germany. 

The city of Essen offers a wide range of cultural and leisure activities. Among the most famous sights are the Zollverein Coal Mine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a symbol of structural change in the Ruhr region, and Villa Hügel, an imposing mansion that was once home to the Krupp family of industrialists. Essen has a well-developed public transportation network that allows residents to travel comfortably throughout the city. In addition, Essen is connected to the highway network and has an international airport. The city of Essen is also known for its culinary specialties. The most famous dish is currywurst, which was invented in Essen.

Impressions

Accommodation and Transport

A selection of possible hotels can be found below.

The hotels are located close to the conference venue. After the Scientific Dinner, a shuttle bus transport to the hotels will be provided.
The prices refer to a request from the 12th September 2023. 

NH Hotel Essen

  • Single room: 75.00€, excl. breakfast
  • Distance to venue: 1.4 km (by car); 650m (on foot)
  • Cancellation policy: Free of charge until 26th January 2024
  • Address: Am Porschepl. 9, 45127 Essen
  • Booking page: NH Hotel Essen

Residence Inn by Marriott Essen City

  • Single room: 119.00€, incl. breakfast
  • Distance to venue: 1.3 km (by car); 230m (on foot)
  • Cancellation policy: Non-refundable
  • Address: Entrance At Handelshof, Gildehofstraße 10, 45127 Essen
  • Booking page: Residence Inn by Marriott Essen City

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen

  • Single room: 99.00€, excl. breakfast
  • Distance to venue: 1.4 km (by car); 15 min (public transportation)
  • Cancellation policy: Free of charge until 25th January 2024
  • Address: Bismarckstraße 48-50, 45128 Essen
  • Booking page: Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen

ATLANTIC Congress Hotel Essen

  • Single room: 120.00€, excl. breakfast
  • Distance to venue: 3.3 km (by car); 15 min (public transportation)
  • Cancellation policy: Free of charge until 25th January 2024
  • Address: Messepl. 3, 45131 Essen
  • Booking page: ATLANTIC Congress Hotel Essen