Conference Lodging: ​NUI Galway Accommodation - Goldcrest Village

As a courtesy to our delegates, we are pleased to offer a discounted accommodation option to assist with travel planning. If you will be taking advantage of this option, please remember to book early as the room rate does expire.

The Arts in Society Conference is pleased to offer accommodation at the conference venue, NUI Galway.

A number of bedrooms have been reserved for visiting delegates on the NUI Galway campus in the recently opened Goldcrest Village. The village is a stylish, convenient, and affordable option for conference delegates. Goldcrest Village consists of 76 apartments, pleasantly grouped around a beautifully landscaped courtyard. Each apartment is comprised of either four, five, or six en-suite bedrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen/living area.

The residence offers complimentary WiFi internet and a complimentary shuttle bus service to/from Galway city centre. Other facilities include a 24-hour reception, a self-service launderette, and bicycle storage. The Village is approximately 10 minutes’ walk to the conference venue. The vibrant and charming city centre of Galway is a 10-minute drive from the residence. Situated along the famous Wild Atlantic Way driving route, the stunning Galway Bay and Connemara are also nearby.

Delegates will be accommodated together with other conference attendees in single or double en-suite bedrooms sharing contemporary-style apartments. Each bedroom has a private en-suite bathroom which includes a toilet, sink, and shower.

Accommodation Rates

As a courtesy to delegates of the Arts in Society Conference we have arranged for a special conference rate. Room rates are subject to availability.

Single en-suite€60
Double en-suite€88


  • continental breakfast (included in room rate)
  • WiFi internet
  • en-suite kitchenette and living area
  • bicycle storage
  • self-service laundry facilities
  • 24-hour reception
  • complimentary shuttle bus to/from Galway city center
  • complimentary parking


To make a reservation at Goldcrest Village with this specially negotiated rate for Arts in Society Conference participants, click the blue button below and enter promo code: ARTS2020. For check-in before 23 June or check-out after 26 June, please send an email to

For any questions about this accommodation option, please send an email to

Air Travel

oneworld® is pleased to be the official airline alliance of the Fifteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society

attendee benefits

  • Discounts on flights for attendees and one travel companion.
  • Travel up to seven days before and seven days after the event.
  • Flights available from all oneworld member airlines and affiliates.
  • Enjoy a user-friendly booking tool showing the most convenient flight options.
  • 24-hour support via email or phone.
  • Earn rewards and tier status points on eligible oneworld flights.
  • Frequent flyer privileges including access to some 650 premium airport lounges worldwide, fast track at security lanes in selected airports and extra baggage allowance.*
  • Seamless connections and quality service on oneworld member airlines.

*Privileges depend on your oneworld tier status level. For more information visit

take advantage today

Visit, select 'Attendee' and enter event code OW85B18 to access our online booking tool.