16 - 21 June 2024
Yokohama, Japan

Hotel and travel information for Yokohama

Find information to make your travel and onsite logistics the best possible experience
Views of Yokohama, Japan where SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2024 will be held

Welcome to Yokohama, an international hub of scientific study

Yokohama is a hub of scientific innovation and emerging technologies, as well as a convenient travel destination, making it an ideal location to host SPIE Astronomical Instrumentation + Telescopes. 

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Pacifico Yokohama North
1-1-1, Minato, Mirai, Nishi-ku
Yokohama, 220-0012, Japan

Onsite childcare and SPIE Family Care Grant

JOYSUPPO Daycare Service will provide onsite childcare free for attendees 10:00-17:00 on Monday-Thursday, 17-20 June. Complete the application / consent form to reserve space. (Requests for additional childcare service can be submitted in the Notes section of the application form.)

SPIE believes that individuals with significant caregiving responsibilities should have an equal opportunity to share their research and participate in conferences and symposia. Apply for an SPIE Family Care Grant

Make your hotel reservations

The hotels listed here will be the only ones authorized for making reservations and you will never be contacted by email or phone unless you explicitly request. If you book your hotel room from another source, you may be subject to fraud or identity theft. 

Official booking information

Rooms are still available. Use this link to check current availability and book your room.

All hotel reservations must be paid in full at time of booking. If your institution is paying for your room in advance, please contact the hotel directly after this reservation system closes to make arrangements before your arrival date. Inquiries must be received by e-mail:
Office Hours: 10:00-16:30 (Monday-Friday)

Important cancellation dates

Fees associated with cancellation:

21 or more days prior to the first night of stay No charge
20 - 8 days before the first night of stay 20% of total room rate
7 - 2 days before the first night of stay 30% of total room rate 
1 day before the first night of stay 40% of total room rate 
On the day of arrival (until 12:00) 50% of total room rate 
On the day of arrival (after 12:00) or no notice given 100% of total room rate

Make your travel plans early

Getting there and around

Use the information below to plan your route, navigate the city, and find restaurants to spend time with colleagues. Also, take a look at this guide provided by the city of Yokohama.

Travel information

Airport information

Yokohama is accessible from both Narita and Haneda airports

Transportation from the airport 

  • Pacifico Yokohama is 95 km from Narita Airport and 20 km from Haneda. See Travel to Yokohama in the Official Visitor's Guide.

Travel shuttles and public transportation 

Limousine buses and trains provide affordable transportation from both airports to Yokohama. The limousine buses from Haneda airport will make stops at major hotels in Yokohama. Narita Express train and limousine buses from Narita airport will drop off at Yokohama City Air Terminal, near the Pacifico facility.

Get to know Japan  

Learn about Japan's customs, culture, and Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as its seasonal weather and geography with these Travel Tips. Read about insider recommendations and practical advice to help you easily navigate this wonderful country during your visit.

Don't forget to secure your visa

Be sure to plan ahead and apply to get a visa if it is needed.