The Smolenice village and the well-known Smolenice Castle are situated at the foothill of the Little Carpathiens (Male Karpaty) Mountains, 60 kms to the northwest of Bratislava. The Congress Centre of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS) is situated in the castle. Each year, numerous international congresses and symposiums with international attendance organised by scientific institutions of the SAS take place there.
CC SAS provides various services for comfort and recovery to its guests after scientific events facilitating the international integration.
There are 100 beds available in the CC SAS (in 9 one-bed, 16 two-bed,8 three-bed, 3 four-bed rooms, 6 apartments and 11 extra beds).
Premises for organizing business meetings, events or family celebrations:
The Congress Room has a capacity of 100 seats, the Red Salon 20 seats, the Hunting Salon 40 seats, the Library 20 seats, the Oval Conference Room 20 seats.
There is a free wifi internet access in the castle.
The capacity of the Lunch room is 64 seats, of the Art Dining room 36 seats, and of the room at the castle courtyard is 50 seats.
The daily bar offers a pleasant place for informal meetings with a wide choice of alcoholic and alcohol free drinks, coffee and tea.
Social events can be organized upon request. The CC SAS staff is ready to arrange a folk group and/or classical music performances, historical castle games program (historical sword-play, falconers´show) as well as to offer products of the well-known ceramics manufacture Majolica from the nearby town of Modra, castle wine degustation and other activities to improve the social level of the events.
- Guided tours in the castle during July and August
- Small family celebrations, photography taking, civil marriage ceremonies, weddding celebrations
An order for these services is needed in advance. The exclusive condition: The Institutes of SAS have higher priority to requests.
Prices of these services can be determined differently according to the agreement of the Congress Centre.
NOTE: CC SAS is not subjects to VAT.