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The timing of the CEA meetings corresponds to the beginning of the tourist/convention season in Halifax. It is highly recommended that you book early (by early April) as there may be limited availability/high prices as the season begins.

Howe Hall Residence
Location: 6230 Coburg Rd; located one block from the main conference venue.
Rooms: Rooms are standard, spartan residence rooms.
Web Site: www.ancillaries.dal.ca/default.asp?mn=
Phone: 902-494-8840
Fax: 902-494-1219
E-Mail: accommodations@dal.ca
Rates: $40.50/night single, $63.90 double (tax inclusive). Student rate: $26.45 (single), $48.70 (double). The price includes access to Dalplex athletic facility (about 3 blocks away).
Parking: $4/day+taxes
Internet: $5/day+taxes
Business Centre: no
Meals: Buffet breakfast is an additional $6/person (tax inclusive).

The Lord Nelson Hotel
Location: 1515 South Park Street; located a fifteen minute walk east of the main conference venue. It overlooks the Public Gardens (a Victorian formal garden) and is adjacent to the Spring Garden Road shopping/dining area.
Amenities: There is a small fitness centre but no pool.
Web Site: www.lordnelsonhotel.com
Phone: 902-423-6331; toll free: 1-800-565-2020
Fax: 902-491-6148
E-Mail: ask@lordnelsonhotel.com
Rates: $139 plus taxes (total approx $160). Ask for the CEA booking rate.
Parking: $15+taxes for self-parking per night; $20+taxes for valet parking per night.
Internet: available in all rooms
Business Centre: yes

The Holiday Inn Select
Location: 1980 Robie Street; located a fifteen minute walk north of the main conference venue and overlooks the Halifax Commons (an extensive area with sports fields, a play-ground and skate-board park).
Amenities: Health and Fitness Centre; Indoor Pool
Web Site: www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/sl/1/en/hotel/YHZCT
Phone: 902-423-1161; toll free: 1-888-810-7288
Fax: 902-423-9069.
Rates: $139 plus taxes (total approx $160). Ask for the CEA booking rate.
Parking: $13+taxes per night
Internet: complimentary high-speed access
Business Centre: yes
Meals: Kids (12 and under) eat free at the hotel restaurant.

These are the closest accommodations and are frequently used by Dalhousie. Nonconference hotels that are slightly further (25 minutes walk from conference) but often used by Dalhousie include The Westin Nova Scotian and Cambridge Suites Halifax.

Map of the South End of Halifax:

3D-map of South End Halifax and Campus [PDF]; includes markups for conference venues.


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