August 23rd to 25th


Galway Features a Number of Hotels that are proximate to the University. The conference takes place at peak tourist season and accordingly, attendees are encouraged to book early. Local options Include, Hotels, Guesthouses, Air B&B and Hostels.

If attendees are booking late or experience difficulties booking please contact the organisers and alternative room provision can be arranged.

1. Hotels & Guesthouses with Conference Block Booking Availability (Quote OpenSym NUIG when booking)

Maldron Hotel Sandy Road (Five Minutes Taxi Journey from J.E Cairnes School)

Salthill Hotel (Ten Minutes Taxi Journey from J.E Cairnes School)

Asgard Guesthouse (Ten Minutes Taxi Journey from J.E Cairnes School)

2. Hotels proximate to the University (Limited Room Numbers)

Westwood Hotel** Within Several Minutes walk of the J.E Cairnes School

Jurys Inn, Galway (Within several minutes walk of the South Campus)

3. Other Hotels & Hostels in Galway City

Raddison Blu Hotel

Park House Hotel

Meyrick Hotel

House Hotel

Imperial Hotel

Connacht Hotel

Snoozles Hostel Galway

The Nest Boutique Hostel