The organizing committee has negotiated preferential rates with hotels in Saint-DenisWe are in the process of negotiation with more hotels, please visit regularly this webpage for additional options for accommodation. You can also contact  for more specific questions.  

Each participant will take care of the booking and payment of the accommodation by liaising directly with the selected accommodation.  

On-site accommodation is possible through student housing, that can be open to researchers as well. The campus is located 15 min drive or bus to downtown St-Denis.. 

On the map below, the indicated car travel times, please add 15 min in the morning and evening due to traffic jams. 

Buses will be organized from the City Center of St Denis to the conference site (see on map “bus meeting point: Le Barachois).Depending on the number of booking, buses will be organized from Mercure Créolia and Tulip'Inn Hotels.  




Distance from University: 15 minutes by car. 

Organizationdepending on the number of reservations a van will be organized between Mercure Créolia and the University. 

Catering: possible at the hotel. No restaurants within walking access. Restaurants are 10 minutes away by car. 

Address: 14 Rue du Stade, Saint-Denis 97400, Réunion 

Conditions of offer’s validity: 

  • For a minimum of 4 nights ;

  • until 31 January 2019 (limited number of rooms) ;

Number of rooms available 

  • 15 standard single or double rooms, at the price of 119 € (+ 1,10 € / adult / night stay taxes) breakfast included {instead of 138 €} ;  
  • 20 superior rooms single or double, at the rate of 132 € (+ 1,10 € / adult / night taxes) stay breakfast included {instead of 173 €}.  

How to book : Contact + or h1674@accor.comPlease do the booking by email with this specific mention: Island Biology group quota ref. 541182. 

Technical description of Mercure Créolia 



Distance from University: 20 min by car 

Organization: a bus will be organized from the city center of St Denis, 5-10 min walk from Juliette Dodu Hotel 

Catering: possible at the hotel, 5 min walk to restaurants, bars, shops. 

Address: 31 rue Juliette Dodu, 97400 Saint-Denis, La Réunion 

Phone number: +262 0262 20 91 20  

Conditions of offer’s validity: 

  • For a minimum of 4 nights 
  • Until March 31, 2019 (limited number of rooms) 

Number of rooms available

  • superior shower rooms: For a person with breakfast 110 €, or with breakfast and dinner 136 €. For two people with breakfast 128 €, or with breakfast and dinner 178 € 

  • 8 standard bath rooms: For one person with breakfast 117 €, or with breakfast and dinner 143 €. For two people with breakfast 139 €, or with breakfast and dinner 189 € 

How to book 



HOTEL AUSTRAL {3 star hotel} 

Offer in negociation....



Distance from the University: 5 minutes by car, 20 minutes, direct public transport to the University. 

Organizationdepending on the number of reservations, a bus will be organized between Tulip'Inn and the University. 

Catering: fast food restaurants within a 10-minute walk, restaurants 5 minutes by car, for evening meals at the hotel inquire at reception. 

Address: 31 Avenue Leconte de Lisle, Saint-Denis 97490, Reunion 

Conditions of offer’s validity: 

  • For a minimum of 4 nights 

  • Until April 30, 2019 (limited number of rooms) 

Number of rooms available

  • 25 standard single rooms: 89,90 € with breakfast and taxes  

  • 20 standard double rooms: 99,90 with breakfast and taxes.  

How to book : Reservation only by email to the following In order to benefit from the negotiated rate, indicate the promo code "IBC2019". Send the hotel a valid credit card and an expiry date to confirm and guarantee the reservation. The payment will be made at arrival directly at the hotel 

Technical sheet of Tulip'Inn (soon)

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From 30 € for a studio.  

The "Cité Internationale" is on the campus of the Universitywhere the conference will be held. 

The residences "Hippolyte Foucque" 

Distance from the university: the “Cité Internationale” is on campus, the other residences are 10 minutes walk from the University (via the pedestrian bridge) 

Catering: 15 minutes walk from the fast food restaurants open at night, restaurants within 10 minutes’ drive 

Downtown St Denis, 20 min drive from the University. In the city center you will find restaurants, fast food, bars, etc.



 Please check the distance to the University (15 avenue René Cassin, 97490 Sainte- Clotilde, Reunion Island)Thank you to inquire directly with the accommodation companies for availability 




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