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Dalhousie University

The conference organizers are pleased to be able to provide delegates a cost-effective option for accommodations for the 10th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. Dalhousie University offers residence-style rooms with shared washroom facilities in their campus residence halls.

Howe Hall

6230 Coburg Road, Halifax

Centrally located on the main University campus and Dalhousie University's largest dormitory style residence, Howe Hall offers single and twin (two single beds) rooms. Facilities include an on-site dining hall (subject to availability), lounges, shared washroom facilities and laundry facilities.

Risley Hall

1233 LeMarchant Street, Halifax

Centrally located on the main University campus and Dalhousie University's newest dormitory style residence, Risley Hall offers single, traditional, dormitory style residence rooms that feature sinks in all rooms and have air-conditioned common areas. Facilities include an on-site dining hall (subject to availability), lounges, shared washroom facilities and laundry facilities.

Services & amenities for both Howe & Risley Hall include:

  • Shared washroom facilities (co-ed & gender specific)
  • 24 hour staffed Front Desk
  • Free high speed Internet service
  • Lounges (some with cable TV)
  • Small kitchenettes (microwaves & fridges)
  • Coin-operated laundry facilities

These residence halls are approximately a five minute drive or 20-30 minute walk from the conference venue, the World Trade and Convention Centre. Public transit is available directly from Howe Hall to the downtown core, and runs approximately every 10 minutes at peak hours.

To view the Dalhousie Residence Hall locations please click here.

Dalhousie Residence-style Rooms

Location (room type) Conference Rate 2011 Student Rate 2011
Risley Hall (single) $44.63 / night $267.80 / week $29.15 / night $174.92 / week
Howe Hall (single) $44.63 / night $267.80 / week $29.15 / night $174.92 / week


Services and amenities included in rates are subject to change.

Rates include: HST, linens, towels and regular membership privileges to the Dalplex Athletic Facility. Free High Speed Internet is available in the residence hall. Please note that phone service will not be available in the rooms. Discounted student rates are available for guests who present a valid Student ID upon check in.

Please identify the group name of ‘ICMGP’ when making reservations.

Reservations
Room reservations can be made by:
Phone: (902) 494-8840; toll free: 1-888-271-9222
Fax: (902) 494-1219
E-mail: accommodations [at] dal [dot] ca
Internet: Use the Accommodation/Reservation Request Form in the Summer Accommodations section on the University website at www.dal.ca/confserv.

For more information on this accommodation option please click here.