ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Krakow

(4.2/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
All you need to know about the ICE Kraków Congress Centre:

-The ICE Kraków’s design was selected in an international architecture competition. The functional layout and composition of the Congress Centre uses the natural scenic values of the site. Thanks to its undulating roof inclined towards the Vistula River, the form of the building was often compared to a melting ice block. The façade is finished with a mosaic from ceramic tiles in white and red, like the Polish flag, and in various shades of grey. The structure is closed by a glass façade with titanium and zinc elements. Thanks to the effect achieved by the designers (the architecture studio Ingarden & Ewý Architekci, in cooperation with Arata Isozaki & Associates), the Centre smoothly blends with the panorama of the Vistula boulevards and of the city of Krakow as a whole.

-The ICE Kraków has a conference space of more than 36 000 m² – the largest Auditorium Hall can accommodate around 2000 people. The Centre’s guests are also offered the Theatre Hall (600 places), the Chamber Hall (400 places or 2x200 places) as well as a complex of conference rooms of a total floor area of 500 m², which can be separated into smaller spaces via a system of acoustic rooms.

-In addition, the ICE Kraków has 32 multifunctional meeting rooms and a three-tier foyer overlooking Wawel Castle and offering a panoramic view of Krakow. This area is perfectly suited for the function of an exhibition space. A two-level underground car park can accommodate 347 cars.

-ICE Kraków is the city’s new business flagship project, attracting, first of all, the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) industry. In view of its potential use as a venue for almost every type of event at the ICE Kraków, the Centre enjoys huge interest. 60 days of the Congress Centre’s operation have been booked by the end of 2014, and out of 365 days of 2015, 175 have already been booked.

-The ICE Kraków rooms are planned is planned in such a way that the events can be separated from each other. Thanks to this planning concept, as many as three simultaneous events may be hosted at the Centre, without the need for the guests to interact. This allows for a multiplication of the number of meetings to be held at the ICE Kraków Congress Centre throughout a year.

The Municipality of Krakow is the ICE Kraków investor, and the Krakow Festival Office the Centre’s operator. The project was implemented under the Malopolska Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013. The total project cost amounted to PLN 357 539 043.63 (co-financing amount: PLN 82 930 000.00). The work began in June 2007 and was completed in October 2014 (as scheduled).
To visit ICE Krakow Congress Centre and get the most from your holiday in Krakow, create itinerary details personal to you using our Krakow itinerary maker.
Source
Create a full Krakow itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Krakow

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Krakow by other users

36 days in Europe BY A USER FROM MEXICO September, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 39 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Poland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Poland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA April, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Poland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Krakow BY A USER FROM POLAND May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Amsterdam, Eastern Europe & Berlin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Berlin & Eastern Europe BY A USER FROM NORWAY May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Krakow BY A USER FROM POLAND March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Beautifully designed building, with out doing a great impression, everyone is looking at. Beautiful interior, space, light, glazing. Convenient entrance stairs or an elevator. Good as go to a audytoryjną. Same room doing impressive, spacious, good handle to the seats, lots of leg room, comfortable seating. With every place you can see the stage. Sound propagates pretty well, the sound system is correct. I recommend you go to a concert, because it's worth!
    View original
  • Very nice and modern hotel, comfortable, good parking. The Hall of very good acoustics and comfortable seats. Unfortunately, the rude service breaks down very impressive.
    View original
  • Congress Center ICE are undoubtedly thoughtful object that not enough, that beautifully showcases from outside and inside impresses with its beautiful rooms. Individual views on sale audytoryjne are well marked, the changing rooms are available for almost the entire length of the object which greatly shortens the waiting time in the queue after your clothes. Everything is clean and modern, the sound spreads out nicely after. This building is well worth a visit and it is best to choose it for any interesting cultural event.
    View original
Google
  • As stylish inside as outside. One of the coolest structures built after 2010 in this city.
  • Very modern and beautiful building, architecturally valuable. The servis was satisfiying.
  • Its a very nice Building where concerts and meetings are held! IF ur a ceo of a Company searching for a Place to meet. Try it OUT!!!
  • Beautiful View of Visla and Wawel
  • The worst place for classical music! No acoustic at all. Even with micing instruments sound is very bad. My home sound system sounds much better. Design of interior like a house of culture in some post-soviet old town. I didn't like a concert at all. Didn't fill nothing. Disappointed. P.S.: I was sitting in the center of parterre. 13 row 18, 19 place