Accommodation and Meals


The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) makes available to users, through CNPEM’s User Support Service, accommodation to those performing some kind of regular activity on campus. Also available to users are a Restaurant and Cafeteria.


Accommodation in the Guest House is designed exclusively to host researchers, technicians, fellows or trainees who are performing some kind of regular activity in the laboratory for a fixed period.

Availability: The availability of vacancies in the housing follows the defined priority rules below:

1. Users who have received financial assistance;
2. Users with ongoing proposals which have their beamtime extended into the night shift;
3. Users who requested a reservation in the SAU Online system

Guesthouse: The guesthouse is located on the CNPEM campus and has 23 en suite double rooms with hot water, air conditioning and a work desk with internet connection. The guesthouse has a common area with kitchen, laundry and TV lounge. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave oven and a fridge exclusive for food. There is no fee for parking. The accommodation offers bed linen and bath, plus cleaning service.

Rates: The daily rate is BRL 55.00 (Real, Brazilian currency) per person in double room. Meals are not included. Full payment of the hosting period is made by the guest at check-in directly to User Support Service, obeying the service hours from 8h to 17h, Monday to Friday. Payment can be made in cash (in the Brazilian currency), by check of Brazilian banks or by debit card.

Reservation: To make your reservation, visit the SAU Online website or send an email to sau@cnpem.br. If there are no vacancies in the housing, see the list of lodging options below. Participants of events hosted on campus cannot request reservations at the CNPEM lodging.


  • Room Keys: During their stay, the guest should keep the room key in his possession. The key color indicates the guest in the apartment, for this reason it cannot be exchanged. The loss of the key implies in a fine of BRL 20.00 for its replacement.
  • Food: Guests are prohibited of eating or storing food in the rooms.
  • Equipment: Guests are not allowed to use clothes irons, portable stoves and heaters in the rooms.
  • Visitors: Visitors are not allowed.
  • Tipping: Guesthouse employees are prohibited from receiving any kind of gratification.
  • Silence: Guests are requested to keep quiet at any time in Accommodation.
  • Irregularities: Irregularities observed in the accommodation facilities should be reported to User Support Service, either in person or through the e-mail sau@cnpem.br.


The CNPEM campus has a Restaurant and Cafeteria for staff and visitors to the campus. The Restaurant opening hours are:

  • Breakfast: Monday to Friday, from 7 am to 9 am;
  • Lunch: Monday to Friday, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm.
  • Dinner: Monday to Friday, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Breakfast costs BRL 4.56 and it is paid directly to the restaurant cashier. Breakfast is not covered by the financial support.

Lunch costs BRL 13.03 and it is paid directly to the restaurant cashier. For users with financial support, the payment for lunch is credited on their ID badge.

Dinner costs BRL 17.16 and it is paid directly to the restaurant cashier. Dinner is not covered by the financial support.

The Cafeteria is open Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9:30 pm. The menu includes snacks and fast food.


Casa do Professor Visitante (UNICAMP)

Reservations: +55 19 3521 2809

Email: cpv@funcamp.unicamp.br

Address: Av. Érico Veríssimo, 1251 – Barão Geraldo.


Pousada Universitária

Reservations: +55 19 3308 6656

Email: reserva@pousadauniversitaria.com.br

Address: Rua Antônio Galvão de Oliveira Barros, 101 – Barão Geraldo.


Hotel Matiz Barão Geraldo

Reservations: +55 19 3749 8500

Email: matizbaraogeraldo@hotelariabrasil.com.br

Address: Av. Albino José Barbosa de Oliveira, 1700 – Barão Geraldo.


Information on how to reach the CNPEM campus can be found in the HOW TO GET HERE page.