On-campus accommodation is available at the newly opened student residence Goldcrest Village, and the adjacent Corrib Village where approximately 200 rooms are currently held for ILAS conference participants across both residences. These rooms will be held only for a few days after the (extended) early bird registration deadline of May 13. In the event of cancellations, the accommodation service cannot provide refunds after June 10.

Several hotels are also holding rooms, with booking arrangements and release dates outlined below. Participants may prefer to make their own arrangements, and many good options can be found for example at booking.com or airbnb.com. Tourist activity in Galway is likely to become busy in June, and booking at least a few weeks in advance of the event is advised.

  1. Goldcrest Village
    Goldcrest Village consists of 76 apartments, grouped around a landscaped courtyard. Each apartment is comprised of either four, five or six bedrooms, all with their own bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen and living area. Goldcrest is 5-10 minutes walk to the conference venue and 2.5km from the city centre. Rooms are equipped with linens and towels.
    Rates: single room €72 per night; double room €118.50 per night, including continental breakfast.
    Booking mechanism:
    Booking through this website has now closed. If is still possible to book rooms on campus through the NUI Galway summer accommodation service, or through booking.com (subject to availability).





  2. Corrib Village
    Corrib Village is right beside Goldcrest, and offers a similar quality of accommodation, with single and double rooms in apartments with three, four, or five bedrooms and a shared living room, kitchen and bathroom.
    Rates: single room €67 per night; double room €113.50 per night, including continental breakfast.
    Booking mechanism:
    Before May 20: Booking is open through the registration page on this website from March 31.
    100 rooms currently on hold.
    After May 20: through the NUI Galway summer accommodation service, or through booking.com (subject to availability).




  3. Connacht Hotel (3*)
    Located in Renmore on the Dublin Road, 3km from the conference venue and connected by city bus routes 402 and 404.
    Rates: single room €100 per night; double/twin room €110 per night. Breakfast included.
    Booking mechanism: email reservations@theconnacht.ie with reference “Linear Algebra Society”.
    Currently holding 25 rooms with a release date of May 26.





  4. Maldron Hotel (4*)
    Located on Sandy Road, across the river from the university campus, 2km from the conference venue and 1km from the city centre.
    Rates: single room €128 per night; double/twin room €140 per night. Buffet breakfast included.
    Booking mechanism: from the hotel website, using the promotional code ILAC190622, or email Renee or Aoife at the following address: reservations DOT sandyroad AT maldronhotels.com
    Currently holding 30 rooms with a release date of May 20.



  5. Hardiman Hotel (4*)
    A historic hotel in the city centre, beside the train and coach stations, and 2km from the conference venue.
    Rates: single room €155 per night; double/twin room €175 per night. Breakfast included.
    Booking mechanism: email Mairéad at the following address: mgeehan AT thehardiman.ie
    Currently holding 10 rooms with a release date of May 8.


  6. The House Hotel (4*)
    Located in the western end of the city centre, just 1km from the university campus.
    Rates: single room €145 per night; double/twin room €155 per night. Breakfast included.
    Booking mechanism: email info AT thehousehotel.ie with reference to “Linear Algebra Society”
    Currently holding 5 rooms with a release date of May 8.

  7. Gort na Coiribe
    Gort na Coiribe is another student residence, not located on campus but about a 15 minute walk away. Houses consist of 4 bedrooms, with bathrooms shared by 2 bedrooms and a shared kitchen/living area. You can see some pictures at the link above.
    Rates: Single room €58 per night, double/twin room €100 per night, towels and linen supplied, refundable security deposit of €50 per room.
    Booking mechanism: email gortnacoiribe AT winterspm.com, mentioning “ILAS booking enquiry” in the subject line. Sharing requests with other participants can be facilitated.
    Currently holding 80 rooms with a release date of May 20.