19th Annual Colloquium of the International Geographical Union Commission, August 1-7, 2011
Accommodation

A number of rooms have been held in Hotels in Galway City and must be booked before June 20th to secure rates below. 

At the Harbour Hotel, Galway city centre is on your doorstep.  Our great location in Galway Harbour means that you can get to Quay Street,Shop Street or Eyre Square in just three minutes walk. 
To book, please contact Aine McGuinness at [aine.mcguinness@Harbour.ie] quoting 'NUIG – Geographical block booking'.  Rates agreed are as follows;
- €96 per night in a single bedroom, including full Irish breakfast.
- €116 per night in a double bedroom, including full Irish breakfast.
For further details on this hotel, please visit their website at www.harbour.ie.

Jurys Inn Galway hotel on Quay Street is located at the crossroads of the city’s unique vibe, ideal to sample the fun of its nightlife.
To book, please contact Kerstin Ripka, quoting NUIG 010811, Kerstin_ripka@jurysinns.com,  Tel +353 (0)91566444.  Rates agreed are as follows;
- €105 per room per night (single or double), room only.

The Pillo Hotel & Spa Galway is within walking distance of Galway city centre and just 15 minutes transfer from Galway Airport. It is the perfect location from where to base your stay when visiting the city of the tribes. Located at Headford Point, the Pillo Hotel Galway also gives you a launching point from where to explore Connemara and the West of Ireland or a base when visiting. 
To book, please contact Catherine Hawkins, email reservations@pillohotelgalway.com quoting 'NUIG -Geography 2011'.  Rates agreed are as follows:
- €96 per night in a single bedroom, including full Irish breakfast.
- €116 per night in a double bedroom, including full Irish breakfast.
For further details on this hotel, please visit their website at www.pillohotelgalway.com

Alternatively, delegates may make their own accommodation arrangements.  Further information is available at www.discoverireland.ie/west.

Early booking of accommodation is advised because Galway is a major tourist destination and receives many visitors during August.