CUG 2012




Venue | On Site Facilities | Travel | Attractions | Dining Services | Social Events | Good to Know


The CUG 2012 conference will be held in Stuttgart at the Maritim Hotel. Please reference the room block Cray User Group when making reservations to ensure rate and availability.

Maritim Hotel
Seidenstraße 34
70174 Stuttgart

Telephone: +49 (0) 711 942-1210
Fax: +49 (0) 711 942-1000

Guests may make reservations by contacting the Maritim Reservations Office at +49 (0) 711 942-1210. Reference the Room Block HOC200512 and Cray User Group to ensure both rate and availability. You may also make your reservation directly with the Maritim using the link provided here.

The original deadline for reservations at the conference rate was 5 March 2012. CUG has negotiated a small number of additional rooms that will be available through the same room block HOC200512 through 6 April 2012 (the close of Regular Registration). After 6 April 2012, rooms will be subject to availability and rate. The room block includes availability beginning on 27 April, and extending until 5 May to accomodate your extended travel plans.


Maritim Hotel

Availability: 27 April 2012 - 5 May 2012

Single Occupancy   €155.00
Double Occupancy   €194.00

Rates are in euros (EUR). For those whose currency is not EUR, here is a currency converter.

Conference Office and Registration

Badges and registration materials will be available:

Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the hotel lobby
Monday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the conference office
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the conference office
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the conference office
Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the conference office

All attendees must wear badges during CUG Conference activities.

Internet Access

Wired and Wireless Access in Guest Rooms. Wireless in Conference Space

Guest rooms include both wired and wireless access options. Wired connections are provided by the hotel for a daily additional fee. Wireless is provided via T-Mobile's HotSpot service, with coverage in the guest rooms. Wireless coverage will be provided in the conference area on a separate network.


During the conference, telephone messages will be taken at the on-site CUG Conference Office.

Smoking Policy

There is no smoking allowed at the Conference.

Special Assistance

Any requests for special assistance during the conference should be noted on the "Special Requirements" area of the registration form. You may also contact the Local Arrangements Committee

Download Travel Guide

Please click here for a one-page flyer/travel guide that provides directions from the Stuttgart airport to the Maritim Hotel. Perfect for printing out and bringing with you. 183KB PDF.


  • Fernsehturm Television Tower
  • Ritter Sport Chocoalate Factory
  • Porsche Museum
  • Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
  • Kunstgebaude
  • Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
  • Wurttembergisches Landesmuseum
  • Lindenmuseum
  • Willhelma
  • Carl Zeiss Planetarium

Dining Services

The conference registration fee includes morning and afternoon refreshments as well as lunch for the duration of the conference. Breakfast is included in the conference hotel room rate.

Special dietary requirements should be noted on the conference registration form.

Social Events


This years conference takes place at the same time as the annual Spring Festival, Freuhlingsfest. We have 125 tickets sponsored by Data Direct Networks to hand out at registration. Tickets include access to Grandls Hofbrau Tent, 1/2 a chicken, and 3 litres of beer. You may substitute other beverages for the beer if you choose. You will be asked at registration if you plan to attend this event. Since we only have 125 tickets and teh tent is sold out, we ask that if your plans change that you return the ticket we may redistribute it.

Cray Inc Social

On Tuesday evening, Cray invites all registered CUG 2012 attendees (badge required) and their guests to a dinner reception at the Vinum im Literaturhaus restaurant, from 18:30 to 21:30. Vinum is located within walking distance of the Maritim hotel and conference center at Breitscheidstraße 4.

CUG Night Out

The CUG 2012 Night Out begins with a 90 minute tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Buses will provide transportation to this amazing experience as you walk through history, viewing the the vehicles producing from the very beginning to modern day.

After the Mercedes-Benz Museum tour, buses will take to Schloss Solitude (Solitude Castle) for a reception and dinner.

Good to Know....

  • Stuttgart Metro App
  • Mercedes Benz Museum App

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