Venue & Accommodation


LAK13 is hosted by the University of Leuven in Leuven, Belgium.

If you fly internationally, the airport of choice is Brussels airport, which is actually closer to Leuven (15 min taxi ride or 15 min train ride) than it is to downtown Brussels!

Leuven is well connected by train to many European cities, including London, Paris, Amsterdam, etc. – all reachable in a 2 or 3 hour train journey.

LAK 13 is spread out over the beautiful city of Leuven. The following map shows all locations of the various events. All LAK 13 locations are reachable from the town hall in +/- 10 minutes. You can also download this map.


The location of the workshops & tutorials on monday and tuesday April 8-9 2013 is:

Maria Theresia College 
Sint-Michielsstraat 6
3000 Leuven

The location of the welcome reception on tuesday evening April 9 and the main conference on wednesday, thursday and friday April 10-12 2013 is:

Faculty of Social Sciences
Parkstraat 45
3000 Leuven


The organization of LAK13 has negotiated special deals with a number of hotels in Leuven. These are all within walking distance of the conference venue.

Begijnhof Congreshotel (* * * *)Situated in the Beguinage of Leuven, the most beautiful Beguinage of Flanders. Here one can breathe the atmosphere of olden days. Its garden and terrace inspire peace and reflection. Within walking distance of the city centre and the conference venue.    Reservation form: begijnhofLAK 13 rates:
110€ single room / 125€ double room
Breakfast included

Address & contact information:
Groot Begijnhof 15
3000 Leuven (Leuven)

+32 16 29 10 10
+32 16 29 10 22

Martin’s Klooster (* * * *)Refined hotel in a former monastery. Suites and rooms of exceptional proportions and comfort. Peace, luxury, charm and ambiance in the magnificent historical centre of Leuven.       Reservation FormMartins Klooster
LAK 2013 rates:
125€ single room / 155€ double room
Breakfast not included

Address & contact information:
Predikherenstraat 22
3000 Leuven

+32 16 21 31 41
+32 16 22 31 00

Hotel New Damshire (* * *)Pleasant hotel in the centre of Leuven 5 min. walking from the market square and the large Beguine convent. Rooms with bathroom, TV, telephone, mini-bar and safe. Private car park.


Please use the booking code 21143 while reserving

LAK 13 rates:
122€ Single room
Breakfast included

Address & contact information:
Schapenstraat 1
3000 Leuven

+32 16 74 52 45
+32 16 74 52 46

Park Inn by Radisson Leuven (* * *)Book a stay at the new Park Inn hotel in Leuven, Belgium and experience a modern, convenient stay just steps from Leuven Central Station and the Martelarensquare . From this hotel, guests are perfectly situated to explore the city’s numerous cultural sites, eateries, bars and universities. With 133 well-equipped and modern guest rooms, along with a business centre, meeting facilities and high-speed Internet access, the hotel is the ideal base for business or leisure travellers in Leuven.


Reservation: please use the promotional code LAK013 while reserving via their website.

LAK 13 rates:
89€ single room / 99€ double room
Breakfast included

Address & contact information:
Martelarenlaan 36 
3000 Leuven

+32 16 60 10 00
+32 16 60 07 26

Mercure Leuven Center (* * *)Located in the centre of the convivial student town of Leuven, the hotel has 93 standard and 8 executive rooms, all of which have been refurbished and are suitable for both business visitors and tourists. Refurbished bar and full champagne breakfast. Reservation form:  MercureLAK 13 rates:
120€ Single room / 130€ Double room / 150€ Executive room
Breakfast included

Address & contact information:
Alfons Smetsplein 7
3000 Leuven

+32 16 31 76 00
+32 16 31 76 01

Novotel Leuven Centrum (* * *)This delightful, family hotel is situated a short walk from Leuven centre and the station. The modern rooms have all mod cons. The hotel features its own brasserie, “Foodsquare”, with special children’s menu. Reservation Form:  NovotelLAK 13 Rate:
99€ Single room / 115€ Double room
Breakfast included

Address & contact information:
Vuurkruisenlaan 4
3000 Leuven

+32 16 21 32 00
+32 16 21 32 01

IBIS Leuven Centrum (* *)The hotel is located in the heart of the city and has rooms with modern furnishings, designed to offer maximum comfort in a rational space. The bar is open day and night. Private car park. Reservation form:  Ibis CentrumLAK 13 rates:
85,90€ Single Room / 99,90€ Double room
Breakfast included

Address & contact information:
Brusselsestraat 52
3000 Leuven

+32 16 29 31 11
+32 16 23 87 92

IBIS Budget Leuven Ibis Budget Leuven Centrum is located in the centre, near the train station and within a walking distance of restaurants, historical buildings and shopping possibilities. It is easily accessible by public transport and by car. You can enjoy your stay in our modern and comfortable rooms, with internet access and flat screens, all for a low price. This is the ideal place for your business trips and holidays!   Reservation form: Ibis Budget
LAK 13 rates:
59,90€ Standard room
7,50€ pp for breakfast

Address & contact information:
Martelarenlaan 10
3010 Leuven

Tel:  +32 16 479880
Fax: +32 16 479881