[Air-l] AoIR conference hotels

Caroline Haythornthwaite haythorn at uiuc.edu
Fri Aug 20 14:06:16 PDT 2004

Monica Murero and I have been comparing notes, and the 50 gbp rate only
comes up for Sunday (19th)onwards. So you can book in pieces to see what
works.  /Caroline
Caroline Haythornthwaite
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Caroline Haythornthwaite" <haythorn at uiuc.edu>
To: "Association of Internet Researchers" <air-l at aoir.org>
Sent: Friday, August 20, 2004 11:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Air-l] AoIR conference hotels

> A follow up on the issue of hotels off campus at AoIR ...
> I spent a productive evening via the web booking a place in Brighton.
> are discount sites from many places of course, but I actually settled on
> advance payment for the Hilton. There are 2 Hiltons, and both have advance
> rates of 50 UK Pounds/night, but you have to book in advance and pay all
> it in advance -- deals are available from the Hilton site. I believe you
> have to do this 21 days in advance.  (start at
> http://www.hilton.co.uk/SiteHomePage)
>          This is much lower than the Thistle Hotel.  But, there is also a
> list of "apprived hotels on the University of Sussex site (tricky to
> for more options
>          http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/location/hotels/
> There it also says you can ask to make a University of Sussex rate booking
> depending on availability -- they look to be 10% or so cheaper on their
> So, I have booked at the Hilton Brighton Metropole (details below) -- I've
> no idea how to get to the university, but it looks like bus/taxi distance
> on the maps. If anyone else is in that region, please contact me and we
> share taxis.
> /Caroline
> PS. Please order up sun for my time on the beach :-)
> Hilton Brighton Metropole
> Kings Road, East Sussex
> Brighton, United Kingdom BN1 2FU
> Phone: 44-1273-775432
> Fax: 44-1273-207764
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> Associate Professor
> Graduate School of Library and Information Science
> University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 501 East Daniel St.,
> IL, 61820
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