There are a variety of types of accommodation available in Galway but as June is a busy time of year we would recommend that conference attendees make bookings as soon as possible.
The following are some suggestions:
Corrib Village, the NUI Galway student accommodation, is available to visitors during the summer months.
Single standard (sharing bathroom with 3/4 others in the apartment) €35 per night, bed and continental breakfast.
Single en-suite (own bathroom available) €50 per night, bed and continental breakfast.
To avail of these rates, please quote 'Ref. 20896 Colonialism Conference' when making a reservation at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We have arranged conference rates with a few hotels, as follows. Please note that reservations should be made before 10th May and that there are a limited number of these rooms available.
Wed/Thurs (B&B): Single - €109, Double - €119
Fri (B&B): Single or double - €150
Quote ref. NUIG-EMPIRE2010 when booking. (No rooms available Saturday 26th)
Wed/Thurs/Sun (B&B): €89 Single / €99 Double
Fri/Sat (B&B): €119 Single / €129 Double
Quote ref. NUIG-EMPIRE2010 when booking
Wed/Thurs/Sun (B&B): Single €95 / Double €25 supplement per room per night
Fri/Sat (B&B): Single €140 / Double €25 supplement per room per night
(All rates include complimentary access to the leisure centre which has a gym, jacuzzi and outdoor hot-tub).
Quote ref. NUIG-EMPIRE2010 when booking.
Glenlo Abbey Hotel (own transport required)
Glenlo Abbey Hotel is a private 138-acre estate on the banks of Lough Corrib, situated 4 km outsie the city centre and only a 3 minute drive from the university.
Special rate for conference (quote 'Education and Empire')
€109 Single B&B
€149 Double B&B
Westwood House Hotel (15 minutes walk to University, not in town)
A four star hotel located on the west-side of Galway on the main Galway-Clifden road.
Special conference rate (Quote 'Education and Empire, NUIG')
€89 Single B&B
€110 Double B&B
Bed and Breakfast/Guesthouses
Details of B&B accommodation, guesthouses, hostels and other hotels may be found here and here.
(NUIG is within walking distance (10-20 mins) of most areas in Galway City Centre, while areas nearer the university itself include Newcastle and Shantalla; places such as Salthill are further out though still walkable.)