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Accommodation: Civitas dormitory

LibOCon attendes have a special price for Civitas dormitory:

LibOCon attendes have a special price for Civitas dormitory:

Civitas building

The main option and our recommended accommodation for this year is Residencia Civitas (view the promotional video).

Civitas is a students dormitory with enough space for all LibOCon attendees and with great facilities. It is about 5 minutes away from the bus and train station. It is in a great location because of the transport connections to the university and also with Almería downtown.


Single room on Civitas

LibOCon attendes have a special price for Civitas dormitory:

Single room:

  • 32.75 € per night, breakfast included
  • 42.10 € per night, breakfast and evening dinner included

Twin room:

Twin room on Civitas

  • 46.75 € per night, breakfast included
  • 56.10 € per night, breakfast and evening dinner included

When making your reservation, remember that there is dinner available at some of the planned evening events.

Common rooms

Each floor has a common room with where you can relax and chat with other attendees.

Booking process

In order to book a room and get the LibOCon rates, send an email to with subject "LIBOCON 2019 reservation" using the next template removing the options you don't need:

Dear Residencia Civitas,

My name is FULL_NAME and I want to make a reservation for the LibOCon 2019 conference at the University of Almería.

I want a (choose one):
    - Single room
    - Double (two beds) room, for me and FULL_NAME_2

   - check-in day:
   - check-out day:

And I want (choose one): 
    - Half board (breakfast and evening dinner)
    - Bed and Breakfast

Please confirm the reservation.

Kind regards,

Payment will be made in situ. Not prepaid required for non-visa applicants.

Visa applicants exception

When sending your booking mail add a request for your visa proof of accommodation. Due to legal reasons CIVITAS is required to ask you to prepaid your booking by a bank transfer. You'll receive the bank transfer details by e-mail.


Calle Fernán Caballero, 1, Almería (Spain). If you find any trouble just use the alternative address: Nuestra Señora de Montserrat, 102, Almería.

How to arrive from airport

By bus:

  1. The bus stop at the airport is the #188 (you can check the wait time).
  2. Take the Line 30 (1,05 €).
  3. Line 30 connects the city, the airport and the suburbs of Retamar (end of line). Since the bus stop is the same in both directions asks bus driver it's going back to the city. If not, you can choose either get the bus and pay again at end of line or wait till the bus take the route back from the suburbs.
  4. Get off at «Estación Intermodal», bus stop #292 (you can check the wait time). This is just outside the bus and train station.
  5. Walk 5 minutes to Civitas (check the OpenStreetMap route).

By taxi (cost about 20€):

  • Tele-Taxi: +34686252525, phone and Whatsapp.
  • Radio Taxi: +34667226122, phone, Whatsapp and Telegram.

Commuting from CIVITAS to LibOCon

    Surbus Gregorio Mara

The Line 19 connects CIVITAS to university campus. The nearest bus stops are in front the residence: 

  • #461, to the university campus;
  • #462, from the university campus.

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