Accommodations

Here is a list of some hotels near the Pan-SIG conference site.

Hotel Name Cost and Notes Contact
On campus University Lodging 3,800 yen, no breakfast; few amenities. Available 6/15 and 6/16 Katherine Song: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hotel Sunrise ¥4000 for group booking of 20+ (breakfast included); ¥4500 for at least 10 reservations. (regular rate is ¥5800) Abt 10-min walk (900 m.) from Saijo Station
Abt 10-15 min. bus ride to Hiroshima University (HU): ¥260 from 昭和町Showamachi & ¥240 from石ヶ橋Ishigasebashi.
Taxi: ¥1280 Saijo Station to HU

Katherine Song: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please indicate the nights you plan to stay (6/15(F), 6/16(Sat), or both) and whether you'd prefer a smoking room. 

Higashihiroshima City Hotel ¥5100 for group booking of 30+, breakfast ¥600;
Abt 8 minute walk (700 m.) from Saijo Eki; Abt 13 min., ¥260 bus ride from the nearest stop (昭和町Showamachi) to HU; Taxi: ¥1280 Saijo Eki to HU
We haven’t made the group booking yet because there is no guarantee to get 30+ people. If you are interested, please contact Katherine Song: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Toyoko Inn Higashi-Hiroshima Saijo ekimae Hotels Combined booking: ¥5980-breakfast included; across street from Saijo eki; Abt 15 min., ¥260 bus ride from Saijo eki to HU; Taxi: ¥1280 Saijo Eki to HU Hotels Combined at: http://www.hotelscombined.com/Conference_Support
Send them an e-mail indicating that you attended the Pan-SIG 2012 conference, and after the conference, they will refund 10% of your hotel rate to your PayPal account.
Hotel Gran Casa-near Hiroshima Saijo eki On Hotels Combined website: ¥5980, breakfast included; 5-min walk from Saijo eki Hotels Combined at: http://www.hotelscombined.com/Conference_Support
Send them an e-mail indicating that you attended the Pan-SIG 2012 conference, and after the conference, they will refund 10% of your hotel rate to your PayPal account.
Granvia Hiroshima Hotel-Hiroshima station Hotels Combined booking; Next to Hiroshima station: ¥8490; breakfast NOT included; to HU, take JR to Saijo eki (abt 40 min), then bus to HU See above
Urbain Hiroshima Executive-Hiroshima station Hotels Combined booking; 5-min walk from Hiroshima station; ¥5480 (breakfast included); to HU, take JR to Saijo eki (abt 40 min), then bus to HU See above

Two of the hotels, Hotel Sunrise and Higashihiroshima City Hotel, both conveniently located near Saijo station which is a 15-minute bus ride from Hiroshima University, must have 30 or more people sign up to get the group rate.

If you choose a hotel listed under the Hotels Combined website, you simply send them an e-mail indicating that you attended the Pan-SIG 2012 conference, and after the conference, they will refund 10% of your hotel rate to your PayPal account.

Each participant is responsible for his/her own hotel reservations. The committee WILL NOT book a hotel for you.

Access and Venue Information

The conference will be held at the Higashi Hiroshima campus of Hiroshima University:

This page gives all the information you need on how to get to Hiroshima University. 

Here are links to maps of the campus. We will use Buildings J and K, which are part of The Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences (総合科学部)
 
 
People coming in the bus from either Hiroshima City Bus Center or JR Saijo Train Station should get off at the West Entrance =  広大西口
 
Here are links to Higashi Hiroshima access maps.
 
Here are links to bus and train times.

http://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/top/access/higashihiroshima/