2012 Sino-European Symposium on Environment and Health (SESEH 2012)

Galway, Ireland, August 20 - 25, 2012


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Galway is a very popular tourist destination with a variety of accommodation, ranging from five star hotels to B&B’s (Bed and Breakfast). Most hotels are within walking distance of the conference venue, NUI Galway. Hotel rooms have been block booked in Galway for delegates attending SESEH 2012. Special reduced accommodation rates have been negotiated for SESEH participants and delegates can reserve and pay for their accommodation online when registering for the conference. Due to the high demand for accommodation during the summer months in Galway City, early booking is advisable. Closing date for accommodation, subject to availability, is 20 July 2012. (Notice: Prices listed here are for reference only. Actual prices are on the online registration system.)

Glenlo Abbey Hotel ***** (3 km from Conference Venue. Please notice that guests will need to take a taxi (about Euro 10) or walk for 50 minutes to NUI Galway!) 

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Situated overlooking Lough Corrib, the Glenlo Abbey Hotel is a converted 18th century abbey set in a 138-acre estate, originally home to Galway's tribal leaders, just four kilometres from the city centre. Convenient to both Galway city and also the rugged landscapes of Connemara, its staff exude that "welcoming feel" which all guests appreciate when they step into a hotel foyer. Inside, this charming hotel exudes an atmosphere of pure luxury. For lovers of fine cuisine, the hotel offers plenty of dining options and with a 138 acre lake side golf estate as your playground, golf among other activities are on your doorstep. The unique 9 hole double green golf course is a par 72 parkland course with rolling hills, lakes and fabulous views. A host of activities, including clay pigeon shooting, archery and fishing are easily organised. A 7-seater shuttle bus will depart at 08.00 and 08.45 to NUI Galway and Galway City and return in the evening – seats can be reserved on arrival at Glenlo Abbey. Full Irish breakfast included.

 

Single Room €140

Double/Twin Room €180

 

Meyrick Hotel **** (15 minutes walking distance from Conference Venue)

 

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Built in 1845 in the centre of Galway city overlooking Eyre Square, the Meyrick Hotel combines old world charm with a thoroughly modern approach to guest comfort. Recently refurbished, this ‘new look’ hotel remains faithful to its Victorian origins. Guestrooms at the Hotel Meyrick are opulently decorated to an exceptional standard, affording comfort and a host of modern facilities. The interiors reflect the style and elegance of this gracious property. There is a wide range of standard and executive rooms, suites and mini suites available. The Oyster Grill Restaurant is a spilt-level dining room adorned with Waterford Crystal, luxurious colours and fetching fabrics. Its sumptuous menu features traditional steaks & Ireland's native seafood. The 4 star Hotel Meyrick also offers a state of the health centre and a luxurious outdoor Canadian hot tub. Full Irish breakfast included.

 

Single Room Midweek €110 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Single Room Weekend €145 *Friday, Saturday night

Double/Twin Room Midweek €130 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Double/Twin Room Weekend €165 *Friday, Saturday night

 

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa **** (15 minutes walking distance from Conference Venue)

 

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Established in 2001, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Galway rests in the perfect location for both the business and leisure guest. Ideally located on the waterfront of Lough Atalia and overlooking Galway Bay, the hotel is only a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Galway. The imaginatively designed accommodation affords many of the hotel’s 217 guestrooms a view of Lough Atalia and Galway Bay. All guest rooms feature the Power Tower, a space saving device that offers satellite television with movie channels, coffee/tea maker, mini-bar, personal safe, iron/ironing board and trouser press. The Marinas Restaurant reflects the hotels surroundings of blue water and light from the nearby Lough. The hotel also has a fitness centre with pool which is complimentary to residents. Full Irish breakfast included.

 

Single Room Midweek €129 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Single Room Weekend €139 *Friday, Saturday night

Double/Twin Room Midweek €149 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Double/Twin Room Weekend €159 *Friday, Saturday night

 

The House Hotel **** (15 minutes walking distance from Conference Venue)

 

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This 4 star Hotel is located one minute from Quay Street, Galway’s pub, club and restaurant centre and 5 minutes from Eyre Square. The house hotel is a boutique hotel and is home to Galway’s most popular cocktail bar. The city centre hotel rooms are chic, quiet, intimate and oozing in comfort, perfect for any visitor whether it be to enjoy Galway’s Festivals, for business meetings, luxury weddings or simply relax in the City of Tribes. Full Irish breakfast included.

 

Single Room Midweek €120 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Single Room Weekend €140 *Friday, Saturday night

Double/Twin Room Midweek €140 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Double/Twin Room Weekend €160 *Friday, Saturday night

 

The Imperial Hotel *** (15 minutes walking distance from Conference Venue)

 

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The Galway City Hotel exudes a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Plenty of seating allows hotel guests to relax wherever they are. The residents lounge is an informal cosy retreat open till late, and the outdoor patio is perfect for those lazy sunny days. All of the 80 guest hotel rooms at the hotel are spacious and bright with modern cherry wood furniture and contemporary hotel décor. Hotel room facilities include complimentary internet access, direct dial telephone, television, safe and tea/coffee facilities. Located in the heart of the city, it is the closest hotel to Galway University and is only 3 minutes walk to the bus and train station. Continental breakfast included.

 

Single Room Midweek €79 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Single Room Weekend €89 *Friday, Saturday night

Double/Twin Room Midweek €99 *Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night

Double/Twin Room Weekend €109 *Friday, Saturday night

 

Corrib Village (On campus, 10 minutes walking distance from Conference Venue. Opposite direction from City Centre.)

 

   

 

Corrib Village offers budget campus accommodation on the ground of NUI Galway, the conference venue and just outside Galway City. Corrib Village, the student accommodation at National University of Ireland, Galway, is beautifully situated along the banks of the river Corrib. The Village comprises of standard and en-suite apartments.

 

Standard Accommodation: This comprises of 3 or 4 bedroom apartments with a kitchen cum dining area. There are two bathrooms per apartment one with shower, bath, toilet and wash hand basin and the other one with toilet and wash hand basin. Each apartment has a living area with T.V.

 

Single Room €40 Double/Twin Room €70

 

En-Suite Accommodation: All apartments have 4 bedrooms, 2 doubles and 2 singles. One double and one single are en-suite with the remaining double and single sharing an inter-connecting bathroom. All bathrooms have shower, toilet and wash hand basin. Private en-suite apartments will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. All bedrooms have television and direct dial telephones. Each apartment has a living area with T.V and the kitchen includes a dishwasher.

 

Single Room €50 Double/Twin Room €80

 

Reception is open 24 hours daily. Check-in is after 4.00pm and checkout is before 10.00am, there is a late checkout charge for anyone who fails to checkout on time. Guests must come to reception to check in. Continental breakfast included.

 

Budget Accommodation and B&B’s (Bed and Breakfast)

 

Delegates should book their own accommodation if alternative budget accommodation is required. Prices vary depending on availability, location and quality, and can range from €30 to €60 plus. Before booking, check the exact location and ensure it is within walking distance of NUI Galway and Galway City.

 

 

View Hotel locations on Google Maps: Please click this Google Map link.

 

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2012 Sino-European Symposium on Environment and Health (SESEH 2012)