The conference will be held at Windsor Barra Hotel, located in the south part of Rio, in a quiet area, in front of the privileged Barra da Tijuca Beach. The hotel is located just a few minutes from shopping malls, restaurants, theme parks and ecological reserves. Less expensive accommodation will be available in the neighborhood.

Picture and iconographic map of Windsor Barra Hotel

Located in front of Rio's finest beach in Barra da Tijuca, the Windsor Barra Hotel is surrounded by beauty. Exuberant nature enters through its doors and blends with its 5-star elegance. Barra da Tijuca is Rio's most modern living complex and community; sophisticated, vibrant and offering innumerable attractions such as fine bars and restaurants serving world class cuisine, air-conditioned mega shopping malls featuring world famous fashions and designer labels, theme parks, ecological preserves and sports of all types. It is close to the urban beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema as well as to Rio's landmarks, Crist the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain.

Hotel address:
Windsor Barra Hotel
Av. Sernambetiba, 2630, Barra da Tijuca
CEP 22620-170 – Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brazil
Phone: +55 21 2195-5000, Fax: +55 21 2195-5050


Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful historic city visited by many tourists in June due to the very mild climate. There is a large number and variety of hotels that are often fully booked. Participants of NANO 2008 are recommended to reserve accomodation through the NANO 2008 official travel agency, Gb International. This service is free of charge and allows a choice of several hotels in various price classes (see below). Gb International has booked blocks of rooms at reduced prices for participants of NANO 2008, as well as for accompanying partners and family members. It is highly recommended that you book your rooms before May 2008, since a limited amount of rooms is available at these special rates.

Detailed information about the available accommodations and booking is given on the website of the travel agency, which can be found here.