Tartu offers a broad range of accommodation options, most within easy walking distance of the conference venue and the historical city centre. A wide range of accommodation options is available in Tartu. We have listed some below, but I recommend you look up booking sites such as or Airbnb for the best overview and prices.

  • Hotell Lydia is a superior hotel located in the heart of Old Town on the slope of Toome Hill. The hotel also has a small spa and a restaurant, which has repeatedly been nominated as one of the best restaurants in the Nordics by White Guide Nordic. Distance from the main conference venue: 350m

  • V Spa & Conference Hotel is a spa hotel with superior and deluxe rooms conveniently located in the city centre. It features a sauna and wellness centre; accommodation can be booked with or without access to the spa centre. Distance from the main conference venue: 850m

  • Dorpat Hotel is situated on the banks of the Emajõgi River. It is adjacent to the bus station and the Tasku shopping center but within walking distance. Distance from the main conference venue: 1 km

  • Hotel Soho is a hotel conveniently located in Tartu’s Old Town, close to the Town Hall Square and the University Main Building. The hotel features 60 rooms on four floors overlooking the streets of the Old Town or a quiet yard. Distance from the main conference venue: 240m

  • Tampere House is a cosy guesthouse situated in the Old Town. Enjoy home-style accommodation in a 17-century wooden timber dwelling. Tampere House has just six rooms, of which three are twin/double, and three are for groups. Distance from the main conference venue: 90m

Hostel options:

We have arranged a block booking of hotel rooms across Tartu with special discounted prices for conference participants. We ask you to make the reservations directly with the hotel of your choice using the special promo code for this year’s conference. Note that the number of rooms available at discounted prices is limited and depends on availability.

          Please note: As Tartu will be the European Capital of Culture in 2024, accommodation at the time of the conference will be in high demand. Therefore, we recommend            you arrange your accommodation as soon as possible after being accepted to the conference! Additionally, note the special offer deadlines in the following table.

To get access to the special conference guest prices, please use the promo code “ICITL2024“. If you wish to access the special conference participant price, please contact the hotel of your choice by e-mail and include the promo code in your booking request. Please note that prices may change depending on availability, as reflected by deadlines.  











Hugo Stay



Single room 60,00€ /62 €

For booking write directly to: [email protected].

V Spa Hotel



-10% Best daily rate with spa/ without spa

Use our promo code on the website.


Hotel Pallas



Standard Premium with breakfast 130€

Use our promo code in booking via the Hotel web page or write directly to [email protected]

Hotel Barclay



Price per night with breakfast for 1 person / for 2 persons

Twin 80€/ 88€
Double 85€

For booking contact hotel directly: [email protected]