Accommodation
 
This page contains information useful to prepare your trip to HiPC'2000. Please, don´t hesitate to contact the General Co-Chair Sriram Vajapeyam or the Local Arrangements Chair K.R. Venugopal, for any additional information you may require.

Hotel Reservations at HiPC 2000 Conference Site
 

The meeting will be held at:

The Taj Residency
41/3, Mahatma Gandhi Road
Bangalore 560 001, India
Tel: +91-80-558-4444
Fax: +91-80-558-4748 (Please mention HiPC on the FAX message)

The Taj Residency is a 5 star hotel. Accommodations at special HiPC rates have been made at The Taj Residency. Please note that the following rates are discounted from the rack rates. However, these may not be the lowest available rates. Please check with your travel consultant or visit websites specializing in hotel reservations (for example, http://www.hotelbook.com/static/welcome_14612.html). Based on seasonal variations and promotions, you may be able to find lower rates.
 

Rates:    Single:    $120 plus applicable taxes
                Double:  $ 135 plus applicable taxes

The Residency rooms (additional $15 plus tax) are located on the higher floors, have their own business lounges wherein breakfast is served and evening cocktail hour is held. Also, 24 hour valet service is available on these floors.
 

To make reservations, please contact P. Dushyanti at the hotel address with a note that you will be attending HiPC 2000. Please furnish the following information.

1. Name :
2. Affiliation :
3. Address :
4. Phone & Fax :
5. Accommodations requested (Standard/Residency) and (Single/Double) :
6. Number in party (Ages of Children) :
7. Arrival & Departure (Date/Time) :
8. Credit Card Guarantee :

Hotel Reservation Deadline: December 1, 2000. After the deadline, reservations will be based on availability. Cancellation after December 1 will result in one night charges.
 

Please note the following.

1. THE DEADLINE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS TO HOLD THE BOOKING ON A CONFIRMED BASIS IS DECEMBER 1, 2000. AFTER DECEMBER 1, ROOMS WILL BE CONFIRMED SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.

2. RESERVATIONS MUST BE GUARANTEED USING A CREDIT CARD.

3. ANY CANCELLATIONS OR AMENDMENTS HAVE TO BE MADE BEFORE DECEMBER 1, 2000, AFTER WHICH ONE NIGHT'S ROOM RATE WOULD BE CHARGED AS RETENTION CHARGES.

4. ROOM WILL BE RELEASED AT 6 P.M. ON THE DAY OF THE RESERVATION.

5. THE ABOVE RATES ARE VALID FROM DECEMBER 15, 2000 TO DECEMBER 25, 2000.

Airport to Hotel transfer: Prepaid taxi operated by KSTDC is strongly recommended. The cost should be approx Rs. 200. The prepaid taxi counter is located in the arrival terminal just outside the baggage claim area. Click here for details.
 


Other Places to stay

The conference site is located in the heart of the business district. A wide range of hotels are available within walking distance/short taxi/auto-rickshaw ride from the conference site. A selection of hotels is listed below. First-time visitors to India might find it more convenient to stay at a hotel within walking distance from the conference site.

Note: Luxurious hotel rooms cost anywhere between US$100/- and US$200/-. Bed & breakfast a/c rooms are available for about US$15/- or Rupees 600/- per night. Be sure to enquire about luxury/service/other additional taxes when making your reservations.

Luxury Hotels (US $100/- and above)

(Le Meridien, Hotel Ashok, and Windsor Manor are a 2-minute walk from each other.)

Excellent Price-Performance Hotels (US $50/- and above)

Excellent Price-Performance Hotels (US $30/- and above)
(Search through this list for the following hotels and more:)
Accommodation at the Indian Institute of Science Campus.

(Check here for a wider range of Bangalore hotels, and also try this list. For high-end hotels, try Five Star & Deluxe Hotels in Bangalore.)


Guest House at NIAS, IISc

For faculty participants, a limited number of rooms (15) have been blocked in the NIAS Guest House, which is located in IISc campus. For Accommodation at NIAS Guest House, send a mail to hipc00@hampi.serc.iisc.ernet.in. stating the dates for which you would like to book the room, whether you would like to share the room, your name, e-mail address, designation and affiliation ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 10, 2000 (FIRM DEADLINE).
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