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    EduGeek Conference Hotel

    Right, I've been to see the hotel and unfortuneately they don't do bulk discounts
    The hotel I want you all to stay at is the Ibis Preston, as I've arranged for a coach to take you to the conf and back again and it is easier if we are all in one place. It is also very easy to find as it is just off Junction 1 of the M55.
    The admins will be in residence on the 28th and 29th May so there is no risk of you getting lonely. We shall aslo be meeeting at the hotel prior to going out for meals etc.
    Rooms at 51 per night with breakfast charged seperately. If you are planning to stay in the hotel I shall foot the cost of your breakfast.

    Hotel Ibis Preston North: book your Ibis hotel in PRESTON

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    I bet the breakfasts are expensive though, they usually are in hotels!

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    They are (IIRC) about 5.90.
    As I said, EduGeek will cover breakfasts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Right, I've been to see the hotel and unfortuneately they don't do bulk discounts
    The hotel I want you all to stay at is the Ibis Preston, as I've arranged for a coach to take you to the conf and back again and it is easier if we are all in one place. It is also very easy to find as it is just off Junction 1 of the M55.
    The admins will be in residence on the 28th and 29th May so there is no risk of you getting lonely. We shall aslo be meeeting at the hotel prior to going out for meals etc.
    Rooms at 51 per night with breakfast charged seperately. If you are planning to stay in the hotel I shall foot the cost of your breakfast.

    Hotel Ibis Preston North: book your Ibis hotel in PRESTON
    Why don't you find a B&B where they are more desperate to seee your business.. ?

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    Because we have LOTS of people wanting to stay. We have a coach picking up the conference attendees and you can't do this from a poky B&B on a small street, and it's easy to find. Leave the organization to me will you. Are you even attending?
    Besides, it has to be better than the Travel Lodge at Kettering!

    *shivers*

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    There are worse places to stay in Kettering ... I have a better place sorted for future events anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    There are worse places to stay in Kettering ... I have a better place sorted for future events anyway.
    You mean there's actually a hotel in the middle of the dual carriage way?!?

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    I don't know ... arrange a flamin' conference and all I get is moaning ...

    Next time you can stay in my garage!

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    Thanks Dos_Box,

    I will be attending hopfully, just sent my Boss an email stating it will be very good if i attend :P

    Just staring at my inbox waiting for a reply now :|

    James

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    Sorry all just want to make sure this is right is this what i should book:

    Half term special offer = 92

    for both 28th and 29th

    cheers

    james

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    On the EduGeek Conference '08 page it says

    The hotel we are using costs only 50 a night including breakfast.
    RM has sponsored the event and are will refund 20 on arrival taking the cost per night to 30. We are buying you breakfast
    So does the room price include breakfast or are you buying it? or am i confused

    Picky picky :-)

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    The room prices does NOT include breakfast, which is why we are paying.
    This is why it is important for you to fill out the online booking (remember to book the hotel yourself!) form so I know how many of you there are and your names so I can pay at the desk in advance!

    P.S. We'll give you the 20 back once you have booked into the hotel in the bar (may be a mistake that )

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    We'll give you the 20 back once you have booked into the hotel in the bar
    Nice one :-)

    See you there then.

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    so the room i posted yesterday which was

    46 pound for 1 night
    92 pound for 2 nights

    1-2 man room

    ^ thats right then

    sorry for been so dumb lol

    james

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    I did mine this morning

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