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CONFERENCE VENUE AND ACCOMMODATIONS

The University of Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez is proud to be hosting the 2019 ACH Conference. Though we regret that the Renaissance as preferred conference location by the ACH membership is not available this year because of renovation activities, we are confidently presenting you with the following offering.

The 51st ACH conference will be held 26-30 May 2019 at the University of Curaçao, Jan Noorduynweg 111. Transport to the conference location vice versa will be provided on schedule to a selection of hotels in the Piscadera Bay area and the downtown Otrobanda area. Also, dorms are available on campus.

Otrobanda area hotels

Renaissance hotel
Renaissance is conveniently located in the Riffort area of Otrobanda, with ample restaurant and shopping options in the near vicinity. The hotel is undergoing refurbishment, which may cause some disturbances during office hours. The special rate for ACH participants is US$155 single and US$170 double for a newly refurbished Resort King Room with American breakfast buffet included. Taxes and charges not included in the rate 24.12%. Book early to guarantee this rate. https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/curbr-renaissance-curacao-resort-and-casino/

For the ACH rate, please book by using this link.

Kura Hulanda Hotel
This boutique hotel is located in an historic area of Otrobanda, with restaurants and museums at walking distance. The special rate for ACH participants is US$89 single and US$115 double, American breakfast included. Extra person in the room is US$26. Taxes and charges not included 19,84%.
http://www.kurahulanda.com/en/sonesta-kura-hulanda-village-a-spa

For the ACH rate, use the code: KHVUOC2019 for reservations.

You can book by emailing Ms. Yoyce Goilo: yoyce.goilo@ghlhoteles.com.

World Heritage Willemstad
This is a collection of rooms, studios and apartments in newly renovated & tastefully decorated historical Otrobanda town houses. Regular prizes range $40 - $88 per person per night, excluding taxes and charges. Check out this link for more information on available options.
For a 15% ACH discount, please mention your ACH participation when contacting the host, Kurt Schoop via email schoop@unu.cw or whatsApp +59995271297.

Mustique Suites
This new Otrobanda accommodation is an excellent option for moderate budgets, with rooms accommodating up to four people. Central location and new rooms in a recently refurbished historical town house at a few minutes walking distance from the Brionplein and Riffort. Prizes range US$50-USD$64 per night per person. For more information and booking:
https://www.mustiquesuites.com/en/  

Piscadera Bay hotels

Hilton Hotel
The Hilton is a seaside hotel in the Piscadera bay area with a range of onsite facilities and some restaurants at 10 mins walking distance. Public transport is available at 10-15 mins walk. There is a shuttle bus service to Otrobanda. Additional person in room is US$20. Rates including breakfast are:

http://hiltoncuracao.hilton.com/

For the ACH rate, please use this form (PDF).

Floris Suite Hotel
Floris Suite Hotel is just a short walk from a private beach and surrounded by tropical gardens. It is designed as an adult-only hotel and has a LGBTQ friendly policy. There are restaurants at 5 mins walking distance. Public transport is available at 2 mins walk, the hotel also offers shuttles to Otrobanda. Rates offered to ACH participants are:

http://www.florissuitehotel.com

The participants can contact Floris Suite directly by sending an email to info@florissuitehotel.com or reservations@florissuitehotel.com. The guests can use as booking code: UoC40 or mention that they are a participant in one of the conferences.

University of Curaçao Campus

Campus Dorms
Single rooms in the safe and agreeable UoC student facilities. Includes: private room with bed & bed linen, desk, chair, closet, bookshelf, nightstand & fan. Free Wifi connection (max. 3 devices), security (7pm-7am), recreation area, breakfast and light evening snack. Shared bathrooms, laundrette & kitchenette. Busses stop just outside the gate (5 mins to airport, supermarkets, shopping mall, 10 mins to city center & beach).
Rate: US$33 pp per night, all inclusive. Please email mr. Michel Nicolaas (campus@uoc.cw) for more details.

 

Tara Inniss, Secretary-Treasurer, Association of Caribbean Historians: achsecretary@gmail.com.