The German delegation and chancellor Angela Merkel will stay at the Hilton Hotel as will the European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, members of the Canadian, Dutch, Georgian and Polish delegations, and a part of the Spanish delegation, including prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. The rest of the Spanish delegation will be accommodated at the Novotel Hotel where the Norwegian and Islandic delegates will also stay.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy will be accommodated at the Sofitel Hotel while the Italian prime minister Romano Prodi will stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel.
The UN party, including general secretary Ban Ki-moon, will stay at Capsa hotel where two NATO teams and the Lithuanian delegation will also be accommodated.
Apart from an image boost, the NATO summit is also expected to bring substantial material benefits as the delegations will pay a total of around EUR 1.5 million per night, the press agency reported.