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Accommodation Details

External Accommodation
Student On-campus Accommodation

1. External Accommodation

A number of hotel rooms have been provisionally reserved for AOSD '04 participants. However, you will need to:

  • Reserve the accommodation yourself
  • Contact the hotel and quote "AOSD '04"
  • Settle the bill with the hotel yourself

It is advisable to book your accommodation as soon as possible as the rooms will be released back to the hotel on 20 February 2004.

Special rates have been arranged at the following hotels:

Lancaster House:
Tel:+44 (0)1524 844822
Cost:83.00GBP per night (room only)
Breakfast:Continental: 7.45GBP
Full English breakfast: 9.45GBP
More information: Partners sharing a room will be accommodated free of charge and will just be required to pay for any meals taken. All residential quests and partners will have full use of leisure facilities during their stay.
Hotel Location: Situated next to the University the hotel is within easy walking distance of the conference. Lancaster City Centre is about 3miles - taxi 5.00GBP and there are frequent local buses from the University Campus.

Royal Kings Arms Hotel:
Tel:+44 (0)1524 32451
Cost:58.50GBP per night (including full English Breakfast)
More information: Partners sharing the room will be charged 10.00GBP per night. This includes full English breakfast. Please ensure you request accommodation for two people.
Hotel Location: Situated in the heart of Lancaster and opposite the famous castle, this hotel is convenient for the railway station and city centre. The University campus is about 3 miles away - taxi 5.00GBP and there are frequent local buses from the City Centre.

Holiday Inn:
Tel:+44 (0)1524 541313
Cost:58.00GBP per night (including full English breakfast)
More information: Partners sharing the room will be accommodated free of charge and full English breakfast will be provided.
Hotel Location: This hotel, though not as conveniently located as the other hotels, can offer comfortable accommodation. It is situated about 2miles from the city centre and 5 miles approx from the University Campus. Taxi from the Holiday Inn to the Campus cost 8.00GBP approx.

2. Student On-campus Accommodation

Student single room accommodation may be booked ONLY through the AOSD administration office. It is important to indicate your requirements on the on-line Registration Booking Form.

En suite:38.00GBP per night (including full breakfast)
Standard:31.00GBP per night (including full breakfast)
More information: Keys may be collected from the Conference Office, Lonsdale Avenue (until 23.00) - see Campus Map (10A). For those arriving after 23.00 please go to the Reception Lodge - Campus Map (No 43). Please note for those arriving on Sunday 21 March 2004, rooms will be available from 17.00 onwards.

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