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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.  




SELECT HOTEL {2 Star Hotel} 


Distance from University: 10 minutes by car. 


Organization: a van will be organized between Mercure Créolia and the University. 


Catering: Restaurants are 10 minutes walk. 

Address: 1 bis rue des Lataniers, Saint-Denis 97400, Réunion

  • 65€ HT, Breakfast : 9,90€

How to book: Contact +262.262 41 13 50 - email :



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 26 February 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 




HOTEL AUSTRAL {3 star hotel}

Distance from University: 15 min by car  

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

Catering: 5 min walk to restaurants, bars, shops. 

Address: 20 rue Charles Gounod, 97400 Saint-Denis, La Réunion 

Phone number: +262 0262 94 45 67 

  • standard room + breakfast : 89,10 € (+ 1,10 € / adult / night stay taxes)
  • no minimum number of nights
  • no booking deadline, depending on the availability of the hotel 

How to,

Please mention the code IB2019.






Distance from the University: 15 minutes by car.

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

Catering:5 min walk to restaurants, bars, shops.

Address: 37 rue de La Compagnie, Saint-Denis 97400, Reunion

Phone number: +262 0262 94 45 67

  • standard rooms: 67,90 € with breakfast and taxes





Tariff: 37 €/night  for a studio, price includes provision of sheets, towels and cleaning of the room after departure.

Each room can host one guest and contains a desk, cupboard, single bed, with a small bathroom composed of sink, shower and toilet.

The "Cité Internationale" is on the campus of the Universitywhere the conference will be held. 150 rooms have been pre-booked for the conference delegates. 

Distance from the university: the “Cité Internationale” is on campus 

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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