We have arranged for blocks of rooms to be set aside for conference delegates at a discounted rate at Arana College, a University-owned residential college, and at the Executive Residence, a University-owned boutique hotel. Both are conveniently located a short distance from our conference venue, the St David Lecture Theatre Complex.
Arana College, 110 Clyde Street
Arana College is an on-campus residential college offering guest accommodation for conference delegates. A single room (shared bathroom) with continental breakfast will be available for NZ$75 per night. There are a few double rooms (shared bathroom) with continental breakfast available for NZ$110 per night.
The College has modern, well-maintained facilities including large and small common rooms, dining room, computer and study rooms, and a small gymnasium which are all available to conference guests. The College is a short walk away from the main conference venue.
Executive Residence Boutique Hotel, 66 Forth Street
The Executive Residence is an on-campus boutique hotel that has offered our conference a discounted rate of NZ$161 per night (continental breakfast for an additional NZ$17.50). Because a limited number of rooms has been blocked off for our conference, delegates are encouraged to book early. Any rooms not allocated by 16 December will be released back to the standard rate.
Please book direct through the Executive Residence web form, quoting ASCS 2020 Conference in the Notes and Special Requests field.
Dunedin has a relatively compact central city, and there is a wide range of accommodation available from the University of Otago Central Campus (North Dunedin) all the way down to the beaches at St Clair and St Kilda.
While travel booking sites may be useful, booking direct may prove more cost effective – if you mention that you are coming to visit the University of Otago, some hotels near the University, particularly those along George St, Great King St, and Cumberland St, offer a discount on their standard rates.
In any case, we recommend that you book early, as this is high season in Dunedin and accommodation tends to book up quite far in advance.
While Dunedin has a flat and relatively compact central city, there is also a regular bus service connecting the University area (North Dunedin) with other parts of the city, such as St Clair.
There is also a route planner, and google maps is surprisingly good at following the bus schedules for those who are accustomed to that medium.
Those who prefer private car services will find abundant taxis and other private vehicles readily available, and for the especially adventurous there may even be occasion to make use of one of the many electronic-propulsion single-user conveyances (helmet not provided).