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Conference Accommodations

Affordable accommodation from mid-May to late August


During the summer months, Dalhousie University residence rooms are available to accommodate conference delegates and visitors to Halifax.

Accommodation Features

  • Traditional/dormitory-style residence rooms
  • Single or double (2 single beds) occupancy
  • Desk, chair, bed and closet/armoire
  • Shared (co-ed) washrooms per floor
  • 24-hour front desk service
  • Coin-operated laundry facilities
  • Common lounge areas (some with tv)
  • Overnight parking (for a nominal fee)

Meal Options

Depending on business levels, there is normally one dining hall open for buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner. A minimum guarantee of 75 guests is required to open the hall for any meal but this can be in combination with other groups. If all meals are paid on one bill, you will receive an invoice directly from Dalhousie Food Services.

Booking Options

After signing your contract with Conference Services, you have two options for managing overnight booking arrangements:

  • Individually-billed accommodations
    With this option, you book a number of rooms for the dates of the event and provide your delegates with the details to make their own individual reservations. Delegates pay for their accommodations upon check in.
  • Master-billed accommodations
    This option requires you to book and pay for all rooms in the event room block. Payment is due in full upon check in and you are responsible for cancelling extra rooms as per the contract.
Learn more about our accommodations
Summer Accommodations

See the Summer Accommodations website for details about specific accommodation options and amenities.