About the venue

Hotel Habakuk

Pohorska ulica 59
2000 Maribor
Slovenia, EU


Room rates at the Hotel Habakuk:

  • **** rooms
    • Single occupancy: 120 EUR/night
    • Double occupancy: 70 EUR/night/person
  • **** superior rooms
    • Single occupancy: 150 EUR/night
    • Double occupancy: 120 EUR/night/person
All rates include breakfast and free parking.

To book rooms please visit the hotel booking page, select dates, room type, and use code SMNS2023 for special offers.

Other options close to the venue:
  • Hotel Arena****
  • Hotel Dras***
  • Boutique Hotel Pohorje***
  • Hotel Terano***

Travel options

  • By car
  • Free parking is available in the hotel’s garage.
  • By train or bus
  • Maribor train and bus stations serve daily connections from and to all nearby international airports (Graz, Zagreb, Ljubljana, or Vienna) and larger central European cities (Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Bratislava, Budapest, Rijeka, Split, Zurich). Check for connections and prices at Nomago, FlixBus, and Slovenian railways.
  • By air (LJ, ZG, Graz, Vienna)
  • Slovenian main airport called Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport is located 133 km from Maribor. There are two other international airports closer to Maribor Graz Airport (63km away) and Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport (131km away). GoOpti offers affordable shuttles from major international airports to Maribor.


The form for official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be obtained. Please send a request for a letter to slovenianmicrobiome@gmail.com.

It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or Symposium to provide any financial assistance. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa.