This page contains information useful for preparing your trip to HiPC 2005.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Local Arrangements Co-Chair Rajeev D Muralidhar, for any additional information you may require.

The HiPC 2005 meeting and social events will be held at Cidade De Goa - Goa's premier beach resort. See the travel and local information page for more information about the conference location etc. December is considered most busy time and as Goa is major tourist center, early bookings are highly recommended.

Special rates for HiPC attendees is available both at Cidade De Goa and Goa International Centre. GIC is located only 1 km away from Cidade De Goa. Both the hotels offer all of the amenities that includes Tv, STD/ISD facilities, A/c rooms, Internet Access on request. Moreover both of them has the sea-side view. Cidade De Goa also provides additional facilities like Refrigerated private bar, Health club, Water sports, Casino, Tennis and Massage center, etc. Please visit individual websites for more detailed information.

Cidadedegoa Cidade de goa
Special HiPC Rates
Uptil Oct '31, 2005 130 150
Nov '01 to Dec '01 210 210
Rates after December 01 , 2005 will be $325 and subject to availability.

Goa International Centre
Special HiPC Rates

Uptil Nov '30, 2005 1,480 (with taxes)
Rates apply until November 30, 2005. Subject to availability after that date.

Note: V.A.T may be added to above rates. Breakfast is included in in the rates. The above rates for both hotels are discounted from the rack rates. However, these may not be the lowest available rates. 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 at these hotels or others nearby.

To reserve accommodations at the Cidade De Goa and Goa International Centre contact:
GOA 403004
MOBILE :- +91 9822127525
Office:- +91 832 2454545

Specify that you are an HiPC attendee and eligible for the special rate and provide the following information:

  1. Name, address, telephone, fax, and contact email
  2. Accommodations requested (category of room, single/double occupancy)
  3. Arrival and departure information (date, flight #, and time)
  4. Credit Card Guarantee (name, number, and expiry date)

For further information regarding services available to guests, including airport transport to the hotel, please contact the hotels directly.

Alternate Accommodation Information

Here is a list of hotels close by, they might be full and may not that inexpensive. Hotels fill up quite fast in December.
Hotel NamePhone Number
The Prinha Cottages0091- 832 2453882
Bambolim Beach Resort0091- 832 2459005
Dona Paula Beach Resort0091- 832 2453863
Villa Sol Ashwin Resort0091- 832 2453144
Swimsea Beach Resort0091- 832 2464481

HiPC is not responsible for reserving any of the above hotels for the participants.