LPAR 2004 - Local Information
14-18 March, 2005
The secretary will be open at NH Columbia on sunday 13, from 17:30 to 20:00.
Here is a list of some music
shows that will take place during the week of LPAR.
LPAR 2004 will be held at NH Columbia Hotel (NH international Spanish
The hotel is located at the old town of Montevideo, in front of the river,
"Río de la Plata", about 30 minutes from Carrasco International
Airport and a few minutes from Montevideo's Port. The venue is within
walking distance from downtown and some of the historical sites of
interest for visitors.
Rambla Gran Bretaña, 473
Tel: + 598 2 9160001 / 10
Fax: + 598 2 9160192
NH Columbia offers a special rate for LPAR participants.
Breakfast is included.
|Single room ||USD 50 |
|Double room||USD 50 |
|Extra bed||USD 10 |
Chech-in time 10:00, Check-out time 12:00.
We recommend early booking.
We recommend the following hotels as cheaper alternatives.
In all cases breakfast is included.
- Ibis Hotel
La Cumparsita, 1473
Tel: + 598 2 4137000
|Single room ||USD 31 |
|Double room||USD 33 |
Check-in and Check-out time 12:00
- Europa Hotel
Tel: + 598 2 9020045
Fax: + 598 2 9020711
|Single room ||USD 22 |
|Double room||USD 30 |
|Triple room||USD 44 |
Check-in time 12:00, Check-out time 10:00
- Los Angeles Hotel
Av. 18 de Julio, 974
Tel: + 598 2 9020622
Fax: + 598 2 9021072
|Single room ||USD 18 |
|Double room||USD 24 |
|Triple room||USD 34 |
Check-in time 10:00, Check-out time 12:00
How to book
Reservations can be made by filling out the information listed below
and sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Confirmation will be send after booking.
All changes and possible
cancellations should be made to the e-mail above.
Check in date,
Check out date,
Room mate (yes/no),
Room mate's name.
Accommodation must be paid directly to the hotel at check out time.
Transport from International Airport to NH Columbia
There is a special bus service from Carrasco International Airport to the city
The route of AeroBus passes near but not excatly by NH, but you can ask
the driver to let you get off in front of the hotel.
The ticket costs 85 uruguayan pesos, around 3.50 USD.
You can see the timetable for this service.
the journey costs 580 uruguayan pesos, around 23 USD. You can contract this
service in the arrivals hall of the airport.
The local currency is called "Uruguayan peso" (U$).
|On January 20th|
|1 USD (US dollar)
|1 Argentinian peso
Bureau's de change as well as cashpoints can be found both at
Carrasco International Airport and at Tres Cruces Bus Terminal.
In Montevideo there are many cashpoints accepting all major systems.
Bureau's de change can be found in the center (on 18 de Julio Avenue)
and inside (or nearby) Shopping Centers.
Please, remember to check whether you need a visa to enter to Uruguay.
This list (in spanish), maintained by the Uruguayan Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, contains those countries that do not need a visa.
LPAR will take place at the end of summer.
In March medium temperature is usually 20º (Celsius).
You can have a look at
CNN weather forecast.
More information about our climate may be read
or directly from
Dirección Nacional de Meteorología (in spanish).
Information about Montevideo and Uruguay
Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay, a small country situated between
Argentina and Brazil with something more than 3 millons inhabitants.
The following links contain information about Montevideo and Uruguay:
Formal Methods Group
Instituto de Computación
Facultad de Ingieniería
Universidad de la República
Montevideo - Uruguay
Last update January 20th, 2005.