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The 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics
June 13-16, 2016. Halmstad, Sweden

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The University of Halmstad is situated at 1.9 km from the city center, and the train station is in between. Suggested hotels are either in the city center or near the train station. Therefore, the main places of interest for ICB attendees can be reached even by walk. The University is also communicated to the city center directly by bus (4 stops), and there is also taxi services around the clock which can also be booked online. Please visit the Venue section for more information on local transport.

Hotels with rates listed below are hotels with which ICB has negociated special ICB-only rates. Rooms will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of rooms at these special ICB rates are limited, so we encourage booking early. Hotel rooms must be booked before May 13, 2016. After this date, room rates and availability cannot be guaranteed.

All prices are per night and inclusive of taxes and breakfast. Wifi is also included. Please mention the code "ICB2016" or your participation at the conference when you make a reservation.

Price is in Swedish Crowns (SEK)
1€ = 9.5 SEK aprox. / $1 = 8.5 SEK aprox. (find a currency converter here).

Hotels (click to go to Google maps)

Clarion Collection Hotel Norre Park, Norra vägen 7, 30231 Halmstad

  • Single room: 1420 SEK (nights of 13, 14 and 15 June), 1180 SEK (12 and 16 June)
  • Double room: 1620 SEK (nights of 13, 14 and 15 June), 1280 SEK (12 and 16 June)
  • Prices above include both a complimentary mid-afternoon snack and evening meal
  • Book by email at or by telephone at +46 (0)35-21-85-55

Hotel Continental Halmstad, Kungsgatan 5, 302 45 Halmstad

  • Standard large room, single: 1390 SEK
  • Standard large room, double: 1640 SEK
  • Book by email at or by telephone at +46 (0)35-17-63-00

BEST WESTERN PLUS Grand Hotel, Halmstad, Stationsgatan 44, 302 45, Halmstad

  • Single room: 1185 SEK
  • Double room: 1375 SEK
  • Book by email at or by telephone at +46 (0)35-280-81-00

Scandic Hallandia, Rådhusgatan 4, 302 43, Halmstad

First Hotel Mårtenson, Storgatan 52, 302 43, Halmstad

  • Standard room: 951 SEK (single)
  • Superior room: 1149 SEK (single)
  • Extra for double room is 200 SEK per room and night
  • Book by email at or by telephone at +46 (0)35-17-75-75

Hotel Amadeus, Hvitfeldtsgatan 20, 302 96, Halmstad

  • Single room: 825 SEK
  • Double room: 1025 SEK
  • Please note: reception is open and staffed from 06:00 am until 23:30 pm
  • Book by email at or by telephone at +46 (0)35-16-60-00

Other options

The following hotels do not have negotiated ICB rates but it may be a more cost-effective option.

Good Morning Halmstad, Prästvägen 1, 302 63, Halmstad

  • Not within the city (3 km from the University, 4.4 km from the city center), but with direct connection by bus with a <10 minutes ride and situated in a shopping center complex

STF Hotel & Hostel Kaptenshamn, Stuvaregatan 8, 302 50, Halmstad

  • Private or shared rooms
  • Breakfast or linen/towels may not be included and limited reception hours

Halmstad is a very popular destination during this time of the year, with the possibility of staying in seaside luxury resorts or cottages near the beach. A wider selection of accommodation options in the surrounding areas can be found at the tourist information site of Halmstad:

Center for Applied Intelligent Systems Research (IS-Lab/CAISR), School of Information Technology, Halmstad University, Sweden