Accommodation

Participants have several options for accommodation while they are in the city of Surat for the conference. Hotel rates vary from Rs.2000/Night to Rs.6500/Night depending on the class of hotel you choose to stay with.

Besides hotel accommodation, participants have an opportunity to stay on the campus during the period of the conference. There are limited numbers of rooms available in the University Hall of Residences at subsidized rates. These are however, available on first come first serve basis. It is therefore recommended that participants book their rooms on the campus early to ensure that the same is available to them.

OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPANTS


University Hall of Residences
Residential facilities on twin sharing basis will be available on campus in the University Halls of Residence Lotus and Rose.

Gateway Hotel By Taj
Ambika Niketan, Athwa Line,
Dumas Road, Surat -395007
Phone no: +91 261 6697000
Tariff: Rs 3800/- including taxes(Approximately)
Gateway hotel is located in Surat, Gujarat. It is a 5 star hotel 10 km away from Surat airport and 12 km from Surat railway station. The hotel offers sightseeing facilities for the travelers. The hotel has 128 rooms. It includes Suites, Standard and Deluxe rooms. All the rooms are air-conditioned with modern facilities like attached bathroom, CCTV, mini bars, 24 hrs room service, high-speed internet access, hot and cold running water and television. The hotel has fine in-house multicuisine restaurant for the guests.

The Ginger Hotel
Off Dumus Road, Near Iskon Mall,
Piplod, Surat - 395007
Tel: +91 261 6666 333
Tariff: Rs 3500/- including taxes(Approximately) 
Ginger Hotel is located near the Iskon Mall in Surat. The hotel is a 20 minute drive from Surat’s bus stand and railway station and about 10 minutes away from the airport. Ginger Hotel has 98 well furnished rooms provided with amenities such as air conditioning, LCD TVs, running hot and cold water, safe lockers, telephones with direct dialing, wi-fi internet, room service and more. The hotel provides facilities like doctor on call, travel desk, business centre, car parking, gym, taxi services, automated check in and more. The hotel also has an in-house restaurant.

The Grand Bhagwati Hotel
Magdalla Circle, Surat - Dumas Rd,
Athwa, Surat, Gujarat 395007
Phone: +91 261 398 0111
Tariff: Rs 6000/- + Taxes(Approximately)

If you are planning to stay in one of the city hotels listed above, you should make your bookings directly with the hotel by calling the reservation number listed above. Pickup and drop facility to and from the hotel will be available for all participants to the venue of the conference.

TRAVELING TO SURAT


By Air
The Surat airport receives flights from Delhi and Mumbai, thus providing national and international connectivity. Buses and taxis that are easily available outside the airport and can cover the distance into the town.

By Rail
Surat is one of the main stations in the Western railways network. It is connected to almost all Indian cities via Mumbai in Maharashtra (256 km) and Ahmedabad in Gujarat (230 km).

By Bus
Surat is just off National Highway - 8 that connects Ahmedabad to Surat and Mumbai. The distances to the major cities are Ahmedabad 267 km; Vadodara 140 km; Mumbai 326 km; Bhavnagar 326 km, Junagadh 531 km and Bhuj 619 km. The highway is an excellent 8-lane road in top condition. The traffic is fairly heavy as it is one of the main links between west and southwest India but is well provided with gas and service stations, highway restaurants and motels at regular intervals. Surat is a widely spread city, so auto rickshaws are the preferred mode of transport.

Taxi services are also available for tourists:
Surat City Cabs: 91- 0261 6642222
Amu Cabs: 91- 0261 4000005
Surat Taxi Cabs: 91- 0261 3220000
AURO University earthspace, Hazira Road, Opp ONGC Surat - 394510, Gujarat, India.
Tel: +91 261 4088101 / 04
Email: nbcc@aurouniversity.edu.in