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HiPC 2002 - Bangalore, India - December 18-21
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Accomodation

This page contains information useful to prepare your trip to HiPC 2002. Please do not hesitate to contact the Local Arrangements Chair Rajendra K. Bera, for any additional information you may require.

The meeting will be held at:

Taj Residency
41/3, Mahatma Gandhi Road
Bangalore - 560 001
Karnataka, India
E-mail : trhresv.bang@tajhotels.com
Tel: +91-80-558-4444
Fax: +91-80-558-4748

Due to large number of activities on December 18, some tutorials will be held at The Park, Bangalore. This hotel is in the same block as the Taj Residency and is within 2 minute walking distance.

The Taj Residency and The Park, Bangalore are 5 star hotels. Arrangements for accommodations at special HiPC rates have been made at The Taj Residency and The Park Hotels. 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. Based on seasonal variations and promotions, you may be able to find lower rates.

Rates at Taj Residency:
Standard room: US$ 95 + applicable tax
Residency room: US$ 105 + applicable tax
(Rates are same for single and double occupancy. Applicable tax is 12.5% on published rate + 10% on the discounted rate)

The Residency rooms 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.

Rates at The Park, Bangalore:
Deluxe Room Single/Double US$ 80.00
Deluxe Balcony Room US$ 120.00
Deluxe Terrace Room US$ 130.00
Luxury Room US$ 140.00
The Residence US$ 160.00
The Terrace Suite US$ 200.00
The Premier Suite US$ 250.00

Applicable taxes are 22.5% and are subject to change. The above rates include complimentary usage of swimming pool & health club.

Details needed by the hotels for reservation and contact person:

The Taj Residency
To make reservations, please contact Ms. Alakananda at the hotel address with a note that you will be attending HiPC 2002. 
Please furnish the following information.
1. Name:
2. Address:
3. Telephone No:
4. Fax No:
5. Accommodations requested (Category of room):
6. Arrival (date, flight no., and time):
7. Departure (date, flight no., and time):
8. Credit Card Guarantee (name, number, and expiry date):
(Please mention HiPC on the FAX message)  

The Park, Bangalore
Visit the hotel's online reservation page. Please mention HiPC in the special requests text box.

SPECIAL NOTE

  1. DEADLINE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS TO HOLD THE BOOKING ON A CONFIRMED BASIS IS DECEMBER 10, 2002.  AFTER DECEMBER 10, 2002 ROOMS WILL BE CONFIRMED SUBJECT TO  AVAILABILITY .
  2. RESERVATIONS MUST BE GUARANTEED USING A CREDIT CARD.
  3. ANY CONCELLATIONS OR AMENDMENTS HAVE TO BE MADE BEFORE DECEMBER 10, 2002, AFTER WHICH ONE NIGHT’S ROOM RATE WOULD BE CHARGED AS RETENTION CHARGES.
  4. ROOM WILL BE RELEASED AT 1800 HRS ON THE ARRIVAL DATE IF NOT CHECKED-IN.
  5. ALL CHECK-IN CHECK-OUT TIME IS 12 NOON.
  6. ABOVE RATES ARE VALID FROM DECEMBER 17, 2002 TO DECEMBER 22, 2002.
Airport to Hotel transfer: The airport is 6 kms (approx 3.5 miles) from Taj Residency (and The Park, Bangalore). The taxi fare can vary. One way prepaid taxi fare is approximately Rs. 250 plus tip. You can book a taxi at the prepaid taxi counter of KSTDC which operates round the clock for passengers arriving by domestic and international flights. The counter is situated in Terminal II immediately after the baggage claim area.

Other Places to Stay
Information about alternate accomodation options is available on the web.