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CONFERENCE VENUE AND ACCOMMODATIONS

50th Annual ACH Conference

Barbados Local Organising Committee (LOC) Change in Venue

THE CONFERENCE VENUE HAS NOW CHANGED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, CAVE HILL CAMPUS EFFECTIVE MARCH 15, 2018. THE FOLLOWING ACCOMMODATION SUGGESTIONS ARE LOCATED NEAR UWI ON THE WEST COAST OF BARBADOS.

IF YOU HAD MADE BOOKINGS AT SOUTH COAST HOTELS NEAR OUR PREVIOUS CONFERENCE VENUE, THEN PLEASE CONTACT THE ACH SECRETARY-TREASURER achsecretary@gmail.com. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.

CONFERENCE VENUE:

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus

CONFERENCE HOTEL:

Tamarind, By Elegant Hotels
Address: Paynes Bay, St. James
Phone: (246) 432-1332
Website: https://eleganthotels.com/tamarind

Distance to Conference Venue: 10 min (driving)/ 20-30 min (traffic) to UWI
[Daily Bus Shuttle to/ from Conference Venue]

A group rate has been reserved for the ACH:

Run of house rooms: US $199 per room per night based on single and double occupancy

Booking code: UWI-TAM2018

Room rates for Tamarind are net non-commissionable and are per room per night based on single and double occupancy. Rates are inclusive of breakfast, taxes and service charge.

Special Inclusions

Booking accommodations:
Special rate will be available when booking accommodations directly through our Reservations department at: USA - 1-888-996-9948 or UK - 0 800 917 3534; via email at reservations@eleganthotels.com

Rate Rules & Cancelation Policies

Deposit of 25% will be taken 3 days prior to arrival
Outstanding balance will be taken at check-in to hotel.
•Cancellation within 3 days of arrival will result in forfeiting the deposit as the cancellation penalty

• Please contact us should you need to cancel your reservation
• No shows will be charged the total cost of this reservation.
• Early departures will be charged the full rate for the unused nights.
• No refunds will be given for early departures.

Alternative Accommodation:

Campus Accommodation
Address: UWI, Cave Hill, St. Michael
Phone: (246) 417-4175/4180
Email: accommodation@cavehill.uwi.edu 
Website: https://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/Accommodation/home.aspx

Distance to Conference venue: 5-10 minute (walking) distance
Limited Availability. Book now to avoid disappointment.
Self-catering

Keith Hunte Hall USD$40.00 per night. No A/C – Rooms in clusters of 4 and 8 – toilet and shower separate but 4 persons share bath and 8 share the kitchen.

Frank Worrell Hall USD$32.00 per night. No A/C – Rooms in clusters of 3 and 6 -- shared bathroom and kitchen.

This is budget accommodation and is ideal for students or budget-conscious delegates. Booking instructions are available upon request. Please email the ACH Secretary-Treasurer achsecretary@gmail.com.

Paradise Villas
Address: Paradise, St. Michael 
Phone: (246) 424-4581
E-mail: mikepage@caribsurf.com (Beverly Arrindell)

Distance to Conference Venue: 10-15 min (walking) distance
Limited Availability. Book soon to avoid disappointment.
Self-catering.

One- bedroom apartment: US $85.00 + 7.5% Tax per night, can sleep up to 2 people per night.
2- bedroom, one bath apartment is at US $105.00 + 7.5% Tax per night, can sleep up to 4 people
2-bedroom, 2 bath apartment is at US $115.00 + 7.5% Tax per night, can sleep up to 4 people
2-bedroom, 2 &1/2 bath House is at US $125.00 + 7.5% Tax per night, can sleep up to 4 people.

Beach View
Address: Paynes Bay, St. James
Phone: (246) 432-2300
E-mail: cwalcott@beachviewbarbados.com
Website: https://www.beachviewbarbados.com/

Distance to Conference Venue: 10 min (driving)/ 20-30 min (traffic)
[We will likely offer a Bus Shuttle to/ from Conference Venue either at or in close proximity to the Hotel]
Limited Availability. Book now to avoid disappointment.
Self-catering

1-bedroom - US$ 154 + 7.5% VAT (US$ 165.55 tax inclusive) per night
2-bedroom - US$ 251 + 7.5% VAT (US$ 269.82 tax inclusive) per night
3-bedroom - US$ 333 + 7.5% VAT (US$ 357.97 tax inclusive) per night

There is a 3 night minimum stay. Rates include daily maid service, cable TV & free Wi-Fi.

Ideal for delegates traveling with their families or persons who wish to share.

Europa/ All Seasons Resort

Address: Sunset Crest, St. James
Phone: (246) 435-9473/74
E-mail: reservations@allseasonsresort.bb
Website: http://www.allseasonsresort.bb/

Distance to Conference Venue: 15 min (driving)/ 30-40 min (traffic)
[We will likely offer a Bus Shuttle to/ from Conference Venue either at or in close proximity to the Hotel]
Limited Availability. Book Soon to avoid disappointment.

Room: US $85 – No A/C/ US $99 – A/C

Breakfast Plan US $15 per day

*Rates are inclusive of taxes. WiFi is available in public spaces. Please quote ACH Group when contacting Reservations.

You may also wish to try the nearby (Sunset Crest) Palms Resort (Halcyon Palms and Travellers Palms) http://www.thepalmsresort.net/halcyon-palm/home for room rates and availability.

AirBnB and VRBO

There is limited AirBnB and VRBO inventory in the vicinity of UWI. Closet locations are Batts Rock (10-15 minutes walking distance to campus) and Brighton Beach (20-30 minutes walking distance to campus). There are also numerous online rentals in the Sunset Crest area where a bus shuttle to/ from the Conference Venue at UWI/ Sunset Crest.

 

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