John Gower

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Info for Participants Registration Venue Organising Committee & Funding

Recommended Accommodation

Registration offers the possibility of booking an individual room at one of the University of Valladolid Residence halls, Alfonso VIII. If this option does not suit you, please find below other alternatives for your accommodation during the Congress.

University Residence Hall Alfonso VIII

The Residence Alfonso VIII has made 35 single rooms available for Congress delegates (a first-come, first-reserved policy will be followed). All the rooms are en suite for a very reasonable price. The location of the residence is very convenient for the Congress, as it is only a five-minute walk to the Congress venue.

Rate of single bedroom per night (breakfast is not included): 23,92€

Note that the reservation offered through the Congress registration includes four nights (checking in on Sunday the 17th and checking out on Thursday the 21st).

Alfonso VIII offers free wi-fi service, but unfortunately there is no air conditioning in the rooms.

Hotel Meliá Olid

The Meliá Olid Hotel has arranged a special offer for Congress delegates. If you want to make your reservation, you just need to fill in this form and send it to

Rates per room, including breakfast:

  • Single room: 66€
  • Double room 82€

The Hotel Meliá Olid is located in the centre of Valladolid, in the Plaza de San Miguel, a few minutes away from Plaza Mayor, Plaza San Pablo and the principal museums and theatres of Valladolid.

The hotel has 210 well-lit en-suite rooms in contemporary style with free wi-fi, air conditioning, satellite TV and parking. The Meliá Olid Hotel was totally renovated in 2008.

Other hotels

There are some other hotels which we can recommend. They have also offered good prices for our Congress. All the hotels you find listed below accept on-line reservations through the email addresses provided, and they will apply the following rates if you specify that you are attending the II International Congress of the John Gower Society organised by the Department of English Studies of the University of Valladolid.

Hotel Amadeus****  //
This hotel provides 31 excellent rooms, and it is a good place if you plan to attend the conferences and visit the historical center of the city.
- double for single use: 65€ + 8% vat.
- double: 75€ + 8% vat.
- extra bed: no. Junior suite for three people: 95€ + 8% vat.
These rates include continental breakfast and free wi-fi in the rooms. All the rooms have air conditioning.

Hotel Mozart*** //
38-room hotel situated in the very heart of the city.
- double for single use: 60€ + 8% vat.
- double: 70€ + 8% vat.
- extra bed: 4 rooms available with extra bed: 85€ + 8% vat.
- These rates include continental breakfast and free wi-fi in the rooms. All the rooms have air conditioning.

NH Ciudad De Valladolid**** //

NH Bálago**** //

Both NH hotels are very modern and comfortable, but farther from the University and the city center than the others.
- double for single use: 50€ + 8% vat.
- double: 57€ + 8% vat.
- These rates include buffet breakfast. There is wi-fi access in the common areas and is free during the first 30 minutes. All the rooms have air conditioning.

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