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Local information

The 30th TABU Dag was held at the Academy building of the University of Groningen.

The Academy building
The Academy building

Lunches were served both days at El Txoko and the conference dinner was held on Thursday, June 11 at Ni Hao Wok. The closing drinks on Friday, June 12 were held at Bar Pepper.

A floorplan of the Academy building can be viewed here, while a map of all conference locations can be viewed here.

Travel

If you come from abroad, Groningen can be most easily reached by flying to Amsterdam (Schiphol airport) and subsequently taking the excellent train connection (leaving from the airport) which takes about 2.5 hours to reach Groningen. The best train connections can be found at the website of the Dutch Railways (NS). A description on how to get to the Academy building can be found here.
If you travel by car, you can get directions here.

Accommodation

The following list of hotels is roughly sorted by room prices (from budget to luxury). A map of these hotels and the conference locations can be found here. The single room costs are an estimation based on the approximate price of the cheapest single room per night including breakfast (or indicated, if otherwise).

Bud Gett Hostel
Rademarkt 3-3A
9711 CS Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 588 6558
E-mail: receptie@budgetthostels.nl
Dorm room: €20 (shared facilities, excluding breakfast; also double rooms available)

Pension Tivoli
Gedempte Zuiderdiep 67
9711 HC Groningen
Phone: +31(0)6 1254 4152
E-mail: info@pensiontivoli.nl
Single room: €35 (shared facilities)

Simplon Youth hotel
Boterdiep 73-2
9712 LL Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 313 5221
Fax: +31(0)50 360 3139
E-mail: info@simplonjongerenhotel
Single room: €40 (shared facilities; also cheaper dorm rooms available)

Hotel Friesland
Kleine Pelsterstraat 4
9711 KN Groningen
Phone: +31(050) 312 1307
Fax:+31(050) 312 1307
E-mail: info@hotelfriesland.nl
Single room: €40 (shared facilities)

University Guesthouse Groningen
Kleine Kromme Elleboog 7b
9712 BS Groningen
Phone.: +31(0)50 311 3424
Fax: +31(0)50 363 4100
E-mail: guesthouse@rug.nl
Single room: €65

Martini Hotel
Gedempte Zuiderdiep 8
9711 HG Groningen
Phone: +31(050) 312 9919
Fax: +31(050) 312 7904
E-mail: info@martinihotel.nl
Single room: €95

Hotel de Doelen
Grote Markt 36
9711 LV Groningen
Phone: +31(050) 312 7041
Fax: +31(050) 314 6112
E-mail: info@hotel-dedoelen.nl
Single room: €95

Eden City Hotel
Gedempte Kattendiep 25
9711 PM Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 588 6565
Fax: +31(0)50 311 5100
E-mail: info.city@edenhotelgroup.com
Single room: €100

Schimmelpenninck Huys
Oosterstraat 53
9711 NR Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 318 9502
Fax: +31(0)50 318 3164
E-mail: info@schimmelpenninckhuys.nl
Single room: €110

Asgard Hotel
Ganzevoortsingel 2-1
9711 AL Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 368 4810
Fax: +31(050) 318 8443
E-mail: info@asgardhotel.nl
Single room: €110

Hampshire Hotel Groningen
Radesingel 50
9711 EK Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 316 2900
Fax: +31(050) 318 3166
E-mail: info@hampshire-groningen.nl
Single room: €110

NH Groningen Hotel
Hanzeplein 132
9713 GW Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 584 8181
Fax: +31(050) 584 8180
E-mail: nhgroningen@nh-hotels.com
Single room: €115

Auberge "Corps de Garde"
Oude Boteringestraat 74
9712 GN Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 314 5437
Fax: +31(0)50 313 6320
E-mail: info@corpsdegarde.nl
Single room: €135

NH Hotel de Ville
Oude Boteringestraat 43 - 45
9712 GD Groningen
Phone: +31(0)50 318 1222
Fax: +31(0)50 318 1777
E-mail: nhhoteldeville@nh-hotels.com
Single room: €140

Related events

There are three interesting events scheduled right after TABU Dag 2009 on Saturday, June 13:

Internet access at the conference venue

To access the wireless Internet at the conference venue, please use the following instructions:

Tourist info

Information about things to see and do in Groningen can be found on the website of the city of Groningen.