HOPOS 2012
June 21-24, 2012
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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We have organize a number of options to accomodate all tastes and budgets. We invite you to take advantage of the special rates we have negotiated at the different hotels (make sure to book before the respective offers end).

All the accomodations suggested below are either very close to campus or downtown very near a direct bus line (and the Halifax harbour). Click on the distance of the hotel from the meeting to view its location on Google map.

Rooms are booked on an individual basis. Please note that rates are subject to a 2% hotel levy and a 15% sales tax.

The Atlantica   ($159.00, until May 18, 2012)
 - toll free: 1-888-810-7288
 - fax: 902-423-9069
 - reservations@atlanticahalifax.com
1.5 km
(18 min)
A modern and urban hotel on the Halifax Commons, a short walk away from the Citadel. Max. quad. occupency. Executive floor rooms available at extra charge. Free high speed internet and complimentary parking included.
The Lord Nelson ($159.00)
1.4 km
(17 min)
A historic hotel located in downtown Halifax and overlooking the Public Gardens and the Citadel. Free high speed internet included. Business centre. Max. double occupency. Facilities meet accessibility requirements for persons with disabilities. 100% smoke free property. Guests have access to the adjacent YMCA facilities.
Courtyard by Marriott ($159.00  Before May 21, 2012)
2.8 km
(37 min)
Located at the Brewery Square, the hotel overlooks the Halifax harbour. The hotel has a fitness centre and pool. Free high speed internet included. The rooms are reserved under the group name HOPOS 2012. Price based on single/double occupancy. Children stay for free.
The Haliburton  ($159.00 CAD Before April 27)
Toll free reservations: 1-888-512-3344
2.2 km
(28 min)
The Haliburton is a small four-star hotel featuring signature dining and individually appointed guest-rooms and suites. A short stroll from Halifax's historic waterfront.Rooms have one queen or double bed, 4 piece ensuite bath (tub and shower). Breakfast and internet are included. Please request room reservation under "Philosophy of Science 2012". Extensions past the conference dates are possible when confirming by telephone.

*Click on the distance to see the directions from the hotel to the university.

Alexandra Hall
University of King's College
- conferences@ukings.ns.ca
0 km.

Dalhousie University Residences
Summer Accomodations
toll free 1-888-271-9222
- email: accommodations@dal.ca
- online
0.8 km
(10 min)
Shared washrooms, lounges, kitchenettes, laudry facilities. Rates include all applicable taxes, linen, towels, Internet service, weekly linen service where applicable and regular membership privileges to Dalplex Athletic Facility. 
* Click on the distance to see the directions from the resides to the university.

Delegates interested in staying in a bed and breakfast will find many fine ones in Halifax.

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Local Organizing Committee
Darren Abramson, Sina Adl, Micah Anshan, Adriana Benzaquén, Samantha Copeland, Ford Doolittle, Andrew Fenton, Mélanie Frappier,  Lisa Gannett, Letitia Meynell, Gordon McOuat, Kathryn Morris, Lisa Mullins, Andrew Reynolds, Eve Roberts, Ian Stewart.

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Send all inquiries to  hopos@dal.ca
Last updated March 28, 2012