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JuliaCon 2018 Accommodation Guide

JuliaCon 2018 takes place at the Bloomsbury campus at UCL, which is located to the North of central London. There are a large number of hotels, bed and breakfast, and student halls in close proximity. The purpose of this guide is not to make specific recommendations, but to provide an overview of the options and approximate pricing.

High-end hotels (4-5 star)

There are a numerous high-end hotels located nearby, expect room rates of 300-400GBP/night.

Mid-range hotels (2-3 star)

A number of properties line Euston Road which runs East-West between Euston and St. Pancras, just to the North of UCL's Bloomsbury campus. Rates are typically 80-120GBP/night.

There are also some properties located to the South and East of Bloomsbury, each of which are approximately five minutes walk from the campus. Rates are typically 100-150GBP/night.

Bed and Breakfast

There are a large number of independently run bed and breakfast properties located around Bloomsbury with large clusters located on Gower Street (immediately adjacent to UCL's campus) and Cartwright Gardens (five to ten minutes walk).

These properties typically offer more basic accommodation, but this varies signficantly between establishments. Rooms can be found from 60-100GBP/night.

Student Halls

UCL offers individual and group bookings of its student accommodation during the summer holidays. A brochure lists the available options, which are priced from 40-60GBP/night and can be booked online.

Accommodation is basic but safe and functional. Note that some locations do not provide en-suite facilities. The majority of the properties are located within fifteen minutes walk of UCL's campus, with the exception of Max Rayne/Ifor Evans (20 minutes via the Northern Line from Camden Town to Euston station), and Goldsmid House (15 minutes via the Victoria Line from Victoria to Warren Street). James Lighthill House and Frances Gardner/Langton Close are also located a little further from UCL.