Venue and Accomodation

Congress Center Bernardin   

Obala 2, 6320 Portorož, Slovenia 

Accommodation reservations at special rates can be made directly through the conference registration page.

Welcome to Congress Center Bernardin. Set on a hillside above the Mediterranean, this venue offers unspoiled views across Piran Bay to Croatia, Italy and the Alps beyond. Slovenia’s largest conference hall is the perfect blend of technology, service and design. It promises to deliver a spectacular experience for Woodrise 2022 speakers and guests.  

From here, you are located within walking distance of historic Piran and relaxed Portorož. And you will never be far from the blue Adriatic’s calm and peaceful waters.   

St. Bernardin Resort 

Congress Center Bernardin is part of the St. Bernardin Resort, which provides world-class spas, restaurants, and accommodations with balconies and sea views. Woodrise 2022 attendees who opt to stay on-site at the resort have a choice of three hotels within the complex.

Grand Hotel Bernardin

Grand Hotel Bernardin is located directly by the sea. It offers an excellent wellness center with saunas, massage treatments, and an indoor swimming pool with heated seawater. All rooms have private balconies overlooking the sea and access to the hotel’s luxurious private beach.

Hotel Histrion

Hotel Histrion is the largest hotel on the Slovenian coast. Fully refurbished, it is surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. The hotel offers direct access to the Sea Water Park Termaris, with its enchanting sea views, and the Benedicta Wellness Centre, offering saunas, a salt room, massage and beauty treatments.

Hotel Vile Park

Hotel Vile Park includes four villas located within the Hotel Histrion site. It offers a private beach, an outdoor pool, and access to Hotel Histrion’s indoor pools. Vile Park Hotel rooms are built around St. Bernardin’s bell tower ruins, and some of them offer a balcony. The hotel also features a children’s playground and a mini club. Small pets are welcome.

Accommodation for students

Students can stay in the shared accommodation Hostel Korotan or Marine Biology Station Piran at lower prices.