Accommodation

Travel and Accommodations

Travel

Nearest Airports and approximate distance and time

Airport Distance Travel time car Train (to Kerkrade or Herzogenrath)
Km Mi hours hours
Dusseldorf Int. Airport (Germany) 89 55 1.10 1:35 (Herzogenrath)
Koln Int. Airport (Germany) 96 60 1.10 1:35 (Herzogenrath)
Brussels int. Airport (Belgium) 133 83 1.25 3:00 (Kerkrade)
Maastricht Aachen Airport (Netherlands) 34 21 0.30 1:40 (Kerkrade)
Schiphol Amsterdam (Netherlands) 224 139 2.30 3:00 (Kerkrade)

 

Transport from airport to Conference Centre

Transportation must be arranged on your own however if you are having problems locally, the Rolduc Conference Center can assist with scheduling local cabs and shuttles from the nearby train station. Call them at +31 (0)45 54 66 888 and let them know you are coming to the IASD conference and need assistance. The best international public transport is: fly to Dusseldorf or Koln International Airport and by train to Herzogenrath (Railway station Herzogenrath is less than 2 miles from Rolduc).

Shuttle facilities

Rolduc can arrange taxi facilities from various places including: Aachen; Brussels Airport; Düsseldorf Airport; Heerlen Railway Station and Maastricht City en Railway Station

Accommodations

Rolduc Conference Centre: The conference centre is the best choice for cost and schedule (getting to the conference events on time). A limited block of discounted rooms with the capacity for housing most of the participants has been reserved, but please book early for the best chance of staying there or obtaining the type of room you want. The rooms are simple (some with bath, some with bath down the hall) but with very reasonable prices. You must make your lodging reservation directly with the Rolduc Conference Centre by contacting them at info@rolduc.com and providing the following details – Name, e-mail address, street address, telephone number, date of arrival/date of departure and preferred room type; or Telephone +31 (0)45 54 66 888 and asking for the IASD Conference subscription rate in order to get the reduced fee. You will be given a reservation code which you will need upon arrival.  The Rolduc Conference Center accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa, MAESTRO and Euro Cash payments. In general the rooms of the former monastery are quiet, well maintained and proper with beds with foam mattresses, however not deluxe and without air conditioning, although the June-July outside day temperature is typically between 21 to 25 C and night 14 to 16 C (day 70 – 77 F,  night  57- 60 F). Wireless internet is available.  After the assigned block of rooms are taken the Rolduc Conference Center will suggest or help you arrange for alternative hotels in the area.  The Rolduc Conference Center is located at Heyendallaan 82, 6464 EP, KERKRADE The Netherlands.

Roommates: Neither IASD nor the Rolduc Conference Center will assign roommates so please arrange these prior to making your reservation. To connect with potential roommates you may go you may go to the IASD Roommate/Travelshare. Multiple occupancy rooms must be billed to a single individual, so arrange this with roommates ahead of time and tell the hotel of your arrangement.

Rates: Rates are included for information and should be accurate but please check with Rolduc to confirm rate when you register. The tourist tax is not included and in 2019 the price probably will be € 1,50 per person per night. Payment will be in Euro.

Comfort rooms with private shower/toilet in the room:

55 double rooms in the main building:

  • Single use € 65,- per room per night including breakfast
  • Double use € 90,- per room per night including breakfast
  • 1 quadruple room in the main building: € 140,- per room per night including breakfast

27 double rooms in the adjacent building “Hoeve Zuid”:

  • – Single use € 65,- per room per night including breakfast
  • – Double use € 90,- per room per night including breakfast
  • 2 x 10-bedded rooms in the main building: € 27,50 per person per night including breakfast
  • 1 x 7-bedded room in the main building: € 27,50 per person per night including breakfast

Economy rooms with shared shower/toilet in the hallway:

28 double rooms in the main building:

  • – Single use € 35,00 per room per night including breakfast
  • – Double use € 55,50 per room per night including breakfast

17 double rooms in the adjacent building “Hoeve Zuid”:

  • Single use € 35,00 per room per night including breakfast
  • Double use € 55,00 per room per night including breakfast

15 single rooms in the main building:

  • Single use € 35,00 per room per night including breakfast
  • 1 quadruple room in the main building: € 95,- per room per night including breakfast

12 single rooms in the adjacent building “Hoeve Zuid”:

  • Single use € 35,00 per room per night including breakfast

Meals

Although there are many local restaurants in Kerkrade (within 1 mile plus walk) we will be offering a low cost meal service at Rolduc.  Breakfast is included for all who are staying there.  Lunch and Dinner buffet prices are $25 (approx. € 22) for lunch and $ 29 (approx. € 25) for dinner with a four day lunch package at $90 (approx. € 80).