Warsaw, Poland

General information on Warsaw

Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa) is the capital and largest city of Poland. Warsaw stands on the Vistula River in east-central Poland and its population is officially estimated at 1.765 million residents, which makes Warsaw the 8th most – populous capital city in the EU. Warsaw is a major international tourist destination, and a significant cultural, political and economic hub. With a nominal GDP of $230 billion (PPP), it is the wealthiest capital city in Central and Eastern Europe alongside Berlin. Moreover, its historical Old Town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Warsaw is one of the Europe’s most dynamic metropolitan cities. In 2012 the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Warsaw as the 32nd most liveable city in the world. In 2017 the city was on the 4th place in the “Business-friendly” category and 8th in “Human capital and life style”. It was also ranked as one of the most liveable cities in Central and Eastern Europe.

The city is the seat of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, University of Warsaw, the Warsaw Polytechnic, the National Museum, the National Opera Theatre and the Zacheta National Gallery of Art. The picturesque Old Town of Warsaw, which represents examples of nearly every European architectural style and historic period, was listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1980.

Other main architectural attractions include the Castle Square with the Royal Castle and the iconic King Sigismund’s Column, the Wilanow Palace, the Lazienki Palace, St. John’s Cathedral, Main Market Square, palaces, churches and mansions all displaying a richness of color and detail. Warsaw is renowned for its bars, restaurants, art galleries, and outspread greenery, with around a quarter of the city’s area occupied by parks.

Polish złoty (PLN) is the currency of Poland.
1 EUR is about 4,2 PLN.

Legia Warsaw Munucipal Stadium of Marshal Józef Piłsudski

Address: Łazienkowska str.,3, 00-449 Warsaw

Marshal Józef Piłsudski Legia Warsaw Municipal Stadium, traditionally also referred to as the Polish Army Stadium is an all-seater, highest UEFA 4th category football-specific stadium. The venue is located on Łazienkowska street in Śródmieście district. It is the home ground of Legia Warsaw FC, that has been playing there since August 9, 1930.
The stadium underwent a two-stage complete reconstruction in the years 2008-2011. Only a small part of the main building facade was preserved from the old construction (with another part being precisely reconstructed). With space for 31,103 spectators it is the 5th biggest football stadium in Ekstraklasa and the 7th biggest in the country.
It was officially opened on August 7th 2010 with a friendly match between Legia Warsaw and Arsenal FC, won 6-5 by the Gunners.
The stadium is equipped with a heated pitch, training pitch, underground parking, sport bar, club museum and other facilities.

UEFA 4th Category Stadium
Capacity: 31,103
Field size: 105 x 68 m
Surface: Grass

Accomodation in Warsaw

Sheraton Warsaw Hotel 5 *****

Address: B. Prusa str., 2, Warsaw, 00-493, Poland

Recommended for the teams’, VIPs’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 9,7 km (30 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 1,7 km (6 min drive)
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 4,3 km (16 min drive)
Renovated in 2018

Combining rich heritage with up-to-date modern design and intuitive service, Sheraton Warsaw Hotel is ideally located in the heart of the city, on the distinguished Three Crosses Square.

Just steps away from high-end shopping, eminent embassies and numerous landmarks, such as Lazienki Royal Park and historic Old Town, the hotel offers an enriching base from which to experience Warsaw.
Each of the 350 newly renovated (in 2018) spacious rooms and suites draw from the hotel’s heritage with an elegant, yet contemporary feel. London based designer Alex Kravetz, has created a truly residential look appealing to business people, high ranking diplomats and leisure travelers.

Sheraton Warsaw Hotel offers an elegant conference space and convenient location in the city center with fully equipped and spacious venues than can accommodate all your needs. 1163 sq.m. of newly renovated meeting space is the perfect choice for a conference, meeting or incentive event. Hotel offers 12 meeting rooms of different size – from small private rooms to the Grand Ballroom (which can be easily divided into smaller parts).

Discover the culinary world of the Sheraton Warsaw Hotel. InAzia Restaurant offers sophisticated culinary journey in flavors and aromas of Southeast Asia, fulfilled by exceptional and memorable dining experience. SomePlace Else is a lively bar with a friendly, casual atmosphere. Perfect place to watch sport games on big screens while enjoying delicious cuisine in a tex-mex style. The Olive restaurant specializes in exciting Mediterranean dishes. Hotel’s Lobby Bar – is the main hotel’s café and bar ideally designed for both business and private meetings.

Experience with football groups:

National A-teams of Montenegro, Lithuania, Portugal, Ireland

InterContinental Warsaw Hotel 5 *****

Address: Emilii Plater Str., 49, 00-125 Warsaw

Recommended for the teams’, VIPs’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 7,8 km (20 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 3,8 km (15 min drive)
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 5,1 km (16 min drive)
Partly renovated in 2018 (200 renovated rooms)

InterContinental Warszawa is a 5-star hotel in central Warsaw, 500 m from Warsaw Central Station. It features luxurious, air-conditioned rooms and a wellness center located on the 43rd and 44th floor. Voted Poland’s Leading Business Hotel in 2016, InterContinental has more than 1300 sq.m. of superb conference space, including a ballroom and private 41st-floor Club Lounge. In the evening, dine on sophisticated Polish cuisine in the Platter restaurant, relax in the gym, pool and spa or just enjoy the spectacular view from the stylish room.

500 m from Warsaw Central Station. It features luxurious, air-conditioned rooms and a wellness center located on the 43rd and 44th floor. Voted Poland’s Leading Business Hotel in 2016, InterContinental has more than 1300 sq.m. of superb conference space, including a ballroom and private 41st-floor Club Lounge. In the evening, dine on sophisticated Polish cuisine in the Platter restaurant, relax in the gym, pool and spa or just enjoy the spectacular view from the stylish room.

All rooms at the InterContinental are fitted with tea & coffee making facilities and a minibar. Guests can benefit from satellite TV and a safety deposit box. Some offer views of the Palace of Culture and Science. Guests can enjoy spending time in an indoor swimming pool or a hot tub, both with panoramic views of Warsaw. Additionally, the spa center offers a sauna and a steam bath.

At the InterContinental guests can choose between 2 restaurants: Downtown Restaurant and the Platter, both specializing in modern Polish and international dishes. InterContinental Warszawa is located within a 10-minute walk of the Centrum Metro Station. The elegant shopping street of Nowy Świat is just 1 km away. 

Experience with football groups:

Celtic FC, Ajax FC, FC Astana, Borussia Dortmund, A-teams of Montenegro, Romania, Scotland, Germany

Regent Warsaw Hotel 5 *****

Address: Belwederska 23 Ave., 00-761 Warsaw, Poland

Recommended for the teams’, supporters’, Media’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 8,9 km (20 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 3,5 km (8 min drive)
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 6,9 km (14 min drive)

The luxury Regent Warsaw Hotel is highly esteemed by business guests, diplomats and tourist from all over the world. It is located on the corner of Belwederska and Spacerowa streets, in the vicinity of the picturesque Royal Lazienki Park, and only 20 minutes’ drive from Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin airport and 10 minutes from the central Railway station.

The architecture and design of the Regent Warsaw Hotel are attention grabbing – a striking combination of steel, glass and slate gives the building an extremely modern but highly elegant look.

The hotel offers 246 spacious, stylish rooms, including luxury suites. Each room offer bustling city or garden views, contemporary décor, work desk with additional lighting, as well as a marble bathroom with a separate tub and walk-in shower, tea and coffee making facilities, deposit box, minibar, TV and complimentary WI-FI.
Guests can use a wide range of amenities: the Venti-tre restaurant serving Italian cuisine, the Lazienki Lounge lobby bar, the QClub, SPA center with gym, aerobics studio, swimming pool as well as comprehensive range of conference and banquet halls.

13 meeting rooms at Regent Hotel offer variety of seating styles and configurations. Three boardrooms with the latest business amenities ensure efficiency and productivity in any meeting. All meeting facilities enjoy natural daylight and state of the art audio-visual technology with a wide range of electronic appliances.

Experience with football groups:

A-team and youth national teams of Poland, Borussia Dortmund, HSK Zrinjski Mostar, AS Trencin, Dundalk FC, Saint Patrick’s Athletic FC, FC Aktobe, KSC Lokeren, FC Midtjylland, Club Brugge KV, FK Kukesi

The Westin Warsaw Hotel 5 *****

Address: Al. Jana Pawla II 21, Warsaw 00-854, Poland  

Recommended for the teams’, VIPs’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 9,3 km (20 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 4,7 km (17 min drive)
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 4,7 km (17 min drive)

The Westin Warsaw is conveniently located in the business center of Warsaw, just a few steps from the Palace of Culture and Science, Zlote Tarasy shopping mall, main Railway station and metro line. Wrapped with contemporary architecture and earthy elements, rooms and common areas have a balanced, spacious and reflect hotel’s focus on wellbeing and resilence. During the stay guests will experience a special retreat from the ordinary – a perfect combination of a holistic functionality and enlivening surroundings of the city centre.

Each of 366 hotel rooms starting from Classic and Westin Corner rooms to renovated Deluxe, Superior, Executive and Suite rooms offer guests to experience a rejuvenating night of sleep in the Heavenly beds, be pampered while trying hotel’s Heavenly bath products at the equipped bathroom with separate bath and shower, get up to speed with a large work desk, high speed internet access (WI-FI and wired internet access) and other essential amenities for a fulfilling stay like deposit box with possibility to recharge a laptop, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, flat TV with satellite channels and in-room movies, access to hotel’s GYM and sauna.

The hotel’s banquet space offers a perfect combination of a holistic functionality, enlivening surroundings of the evolving city centre and a truly one-of-a-kind experience focused on wellbeing and healthy culinary experiences. Featuring 12 renovated meeting rooms, including the 5,5 m tall Ballroom, nature-inspired surroundings, innovative facilities and flawless service, as well as dedicated team of meeting specialists.

Experience with football groups:

Sporting CP, National A-teams of Germany, Ireland

Marriott Warsaw Hotel 5 *****

Address: Al. Jerozolimskie 65/79, Warsaw 00-697, Poland

Recommended for the VIPs’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 8,4 km (25 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 3,5 km (12 min drive)
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 5,8 km (18 min drive)

Luxury 5-star Warsaw Marriott Hotel has an outstanding downtown placement that allows a simple access to city’s notable attractions. It is next door to the Warsaw’s main railway station and Zloty Tarasy shopping mall and close to the Old Town.

Showcasing 523 guest rooms, Warsaw Marriott hotel is the largest 5-star hotel in the city. Each of newly redesigned, stylish hotel rooms is overflowing with superior amenities like designer bedding with a pillowtop mattress and crisp linens, minibar, flat-screen TV, premium movie channels, storage safe, high-speed Wi-Fi access, an electric kettle and 24h room service.

Guests can enjoy a pampering SPA, a well-stocked fitness center and heated indoor swimming pool, five on-site dining options, including an Italian restaurant, Lobby bar, Champions Sports bar, Panorama Sky bar on the 40th floor and M Club Lounge, as well as Casino on-site.

Hotel offers conference center amenities that include 28,000 sq. feet of event space, featuring 21 flexible meeting rooms and 2 separate elegant Grand Ballrooms, which offers seating for up to 700 event guests.

Experience with football groups:

Kazakhstan National A-team

Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel 5 *****

Address: Grzybowska, 24, 00-132 Warsaw, Poland

Recommended for the VIPs’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 10,1 km (27 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 4,5 km (16 min drive) 
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 4,5 km (16 min drive)

Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel has an ideal location in Warsaw’s business district close to the major office buildings such as the Atrium tower and Sienna Center, with a walking distance to the Warsaw Financial center. Guests can enjoy the abundance of historical and cultural attractions nearby, including the Jewish Ghetto and Roma Theater, Warsaw’s historic Old Town and Zloty Tarasy shopping mall.

In addition to a superb location, hotel offers 311 rooms and suites with contemporary décor and lavish furnishings. Guests can enjoy modern and convenient amenities such as in-room safes, satellite TV, free high-speed Wi-Fi and a minibar in every room. Guests can dine in style at two on-site restaurants – Restaurant Ogrodowa hosts a Daily Super Breakfast Buffet, and @Ferdy’s Restaurant serves authentic Polish cuisine for lunch and dinner. And also enjoy after-dinner drinks at the Lobby Bar.

Other amenities include an expansive 800 sq meters of on-site fitness facilities, including cardio and strength training rooms, a swimming pool, saunas and modern spa facilities. The hotel also offers conference rooms with DigiChart technology that are perfect for business meetings, as well as other elegant spaces suitable for social events. All 8 conference facilities are conveniently located on the 1st floor and span over 590 sq.m. and all benefiting from natural daylight. A 346 sq.m. Ballroom can accommodate up to 400 guests in the theater style seating.

Experience with football groups:

National A-team of Georgia, FC Metalist Kharkiv, FC Steaua București, Gaziantepspor Kulübü, Fluminense FC, U-21 National Team of Romania. Legia Cup Youth Tournament: Manchester United FC, Liverpool F.C., Ajax FC, FC Amsterdam, AS Roma, Hertha BSC, FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04.

Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel 4 ****

Address: Plac Artura Zawiszy 1, 02-025 Warsaw, Poland

Recommended for the Team’s, Media’s, supporters’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 7,4 km (20 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 5,7 km (15 min drive)
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 8,9 km (22 min drive)

Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel in Warsaw’s business district conveniently located just 1 km away from the main Railway Station with the closest metro-station only 2 minutes away. Some of the city’s most famous attractions are within walking distance.
Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel offers 452 comfortable and cozy rooms, all of which are designed to be spacious and well-appointed places to relax, include amenities like minibar, LCD television and free high-speed Wi-Fi.

Trylogia Restaurant serves Polish and international dishes, while Marysienka Restaurant hosts the Super Breakfast Buffet as well as private events.

Hotel offers its’ guests complimentary access to the Fitness center, where guests can re-energize with a workout and unwind in the soothing warmth of the steam room.

Hotel’s versatile event space boasts 18 well-equipped meeting rooms, including the Grand Ballroom, one of the city’s largest banquet halls. With an event space spanning 1,450 sq.m., the hotel makes an ideal vebue for conference events of up to 600 guests.

Experience with football groups:

Borussia Dortmund’s youth team, FK Austria Vienna (Deyna Cup Tournament), FK Partizan Belgrade (Deyna Cup Tournament), WKS Zawisza Bydgoszcz (Polish Cup Final and Polish SuperCup), KP Legia Warszawa (Ekstraklasa Polish League)

Mercure Warszawa Grand Hotel 4 ****

Address: Krucza 28, 00-522 Warsaw, Poland

Recommended for the Team’s, Media’s, Supporters’ accommodation
Distance to Warsaw Chopin Airport – 9,4 km (21 min drive)
Distance to Legia Warsaw Stadium – 2,1 km (7 min drive)
Distance to PGE Narodowy – 4,8 km (15 min drive)

The 4-star Mercure Warszawa Grand hotel is located in the heart of the city, near the main streets of Warsaw and close to the Old Town. This prestigious location is surrounded by ministries, embassies and best fashion stores and stylish restaurants. Hotel’s comfortable rooms, professional service and delicious cuisine make it the ideal place for business and leisure guests. Hotel has 299 rooms featuring air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD TV, minibar, deposit box, tea and coffee making facilities, bathroom with underfloor heating and shower.

Buffet breakfast is being served at the Grand’s Brasserie, which offers a wide selection of Polish and international dishes. Enjoy a real culinary revelation at the Winestone restaurant with its wide choice of wines from all around the world and outstanding dishes served on les planches (stone boards).  

Hotel offers 10 meeting rooms, with maximum size of 348 sq.m. and maximum capacity of 200 guests. Spa facilities at Mercure Warszawa Grand Hotel include 24h accessible fitness center and sauna.

Experience with football groups:

National A-team of Germany during UEFA EURO-2012