A major commercial and technology centre just an hour from Krakow in Poland, Gliwice offers old-style charm and cost-effective business space. Choose from an excellent range of hotels in Gliwice, to ensure you have the right base in this charming city.
What will I find in Gliwice?
Known in the region as being a hub for technology, Gliwice is home to the Silesian University of Technology, as well as a host of big names in the tech and logistics sectors. The urban centre is rapidly expanding to reflect the increasing interest of companies seeking quality business space at affordable rates, near to Krakow. Gliwice is almost a 1000 years old, and the remains of medieval fortifications in the city are an appealing counterpoint to the city's modern tech scene.
What is it like to do business in Gliwice?
Just an hour by road or public transport form Krakow, Gliwice has a number of business parks, including AURO and Portowa. They offer prospective businesses high-quality, flexible spaces with all the facilities you might require. An easy commute from the centre of Gliwice, the parks are surrounded by farmland, making them a pleasant place in which to do business. Professionally managed receptions are open 24 hours to facilitate your business activities and make an excellent first impression on clients and guests. A number of major companies have their national headquarters at AURO, including Lidl, General Motors and Roca. The region hosts conferences throughout the year, many of which focus on EU matters and enterprise. You'll also find a strong technology scene here, with innumerable product development days and hackathons to attend.
What else can I enjoy when I stay in a Gliwice hotel?
A 16th-century castle forms part of the wall that once protected the beautiful old city of Gliwice, now housing an excellent, well-curated museum on local history. The Palm House, located in the nearby Chopin Park, is home to 2000 sq m of greenhouses and nearly 6000 species of plants. The main shopping street is Zwycięstwa, where shops sit alongside hotels. Gliwice also has a great deal of architecture hailing from the 1920s and 30s, lending the centre an elegant atmosphere. To unwind after a successful day of meetings, head to the laid-back Wine Bar Lofty, which serves first-rate wines alongside hearty Polish fare.