All accommodations include Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Unlike any other study abroad, we stay in highly-rated city-center hotels (not hostels). Hotels are located near the city-center near to public transportation. All rooms have private baths.
Home-Away-from-Home - Madrid - For the duration of the program, students will have their own room in a modern air -conditioned university residence, double occupancy, with private bath and free Wi-Fi in an upscale neighborhood. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator and microwave. In Madrid, students will be served both breakfast and their choice of lunch or dinner at the residence and have unlimited access to the on-premises fitness center and outdoor pool. All stays outside of Madrid are in highly-rated, city-center, hotels. Students will receive buffet breakfast daily when not in Madrid.
MADRID (June 26 – July 3) - UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
MILAN (July 3 – 4) NH Collection Milano President - In the historic center and just over a quarter mile from the cathedral and Milan’s main shopping areas, the NH Collection Milano President is a stylish modern hotel with free Wi-Fi. San Babila Metro Station is a 5-minute walk away. This 5-star hotel features designer rooms adorned with wood furniture and parquet floors. All of them include air conditioning, minibar, and flat-screen TV. Each bathroom features a rain shower and soft towels. Il Verziere restaurant offers typical Milan-style dishes, as well as a complete menu that includes Italian and international cuisine. The breakfast buffet is generous and served every day. Guests can relax at the lounge and bar on the ground floor. The property is a 20-minute walk from the Expo 2015 gate. Milan City Center is a great choice for travelers interested in food, luxury-brand shopping and clothes shopping.
FLORENCE (July 4 – 7) Hotel Albani Firenze – this 4 star hotel is centrally located in Florence, just 1,000 feet from Santa Maria Novella Station, 1,300 feet from the Fortezza Da Basso exhibition center, a 10-minute walk from the Florence Cathedral and a 15-minute walk from the Uffizi Gallery. Santa Maria Novella is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, food and art. Rooms have an elegant atmosphere created by dark-wood furniture, warm colors and works of art hanging on the walls. Decorated with either carpeted or tiled floors, they also feature a private marble bathroom. Every morning, guests can enjoy a varied breakfast buffet, complete with fruit salads, Italian coffee and local pastries. Total relax is then guaranteed in the property’s sauna or in the well-equipped gym.
ROME (July 7 – 8) Hotel Hiberia – The highly-rated 3-star Hotel Hiberia is just a quarter mile from the Trevi Fountain, and offers air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen satellite TV. The restaurant serves a large buffet breakfast, and classic Italian and international cuisine. The hotel is a great choice for travelers interested in city walks, food and sightseeing. The Hiberia is surrounded by Rome's attractions, including the Coliseum, just a 5 minute walk away.
MADRID (July 8 – 14) - UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
PARIS (July 14 – 17) - Apollon Montparnasse Apollon Montparnasse is located in Paris, 1,650 feet from Montparnasse Train Station. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Each room includes a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. Apollon Montparnasse features free WiFi throughout the property. Breakfast is served daily and there is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Apollon Montparnasse is located 1.6 mi from Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles. Orsay Museum is 2.1 mi from the property, while Eiffel Tower is 2 mi away. 14th arr. is a great choice for travelers interested in monuments, museums and culture.
BRUSSELS (July 17 - 18) NH Collection Brussels Centre - The 4-star NH Collection Brussels Centre is in the heart of the city. It’s just minutes away from the main square and many famous sights including the Grand Place and the Manneken Pis Statue. The NH Collection Brussels Center offers a top-floor breakfast room and roof-top terrace which feature panoramic views over Brussels. Free Wi-Fi and a gym are available. The building was constructed in the 1920s and has retained its beautiful period features.
AMSTERDAM (July 18 – 19) Pension Homeland - Offering an on-site brewery, Pension Homeland is a family-run business located in on a former Naval site in the center of Amsterdam. Free high speed WiFi is available. Each room has a flat-screen TV with cable channels. On the second and third floor, you will find a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Extras include slippers and free toiletries. The hotel is located in a park which includes views over the IJ-river.
MADRID (July 19 – 21) - UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
BARCELONA (July 21 – 24) Catalonia La Pedrera - This 4-star hotel is located next to Avinguda Diagonal and Passeig de Gràcia, ideal for architecture, food and shopping. Guests can easily access Plaza Cataluña and the city’s historic gothic quarter. Located along the modernist route, Hotel Catalonia La Pedrera is surrounded by much of the interesting architecture that Barcelona is famous for, such as Gaudí and Domenech i Muntaner's key buildings, including La Pedrera. Excellent public transport links providing swift access to the entire city and the surrounding area. Free Wi-Fi is available.
MADRID (July 24 – 26) - UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
MADRID (June 26 – July 12) - UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
MALAGA (July 12 – 14) Hotel Salles Malaga Centro Rooms at the Málaga Centro are brightly decorated and spacious. The hotel is a less than 5 minute walk from Málaga’s picturesque old town. Each room has satellite TV and exterior views. Guests can relax and enjoy city views on the Centro’s rooftop terrace. There is a poolside bar, open in summer. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from the Picasso Museum and less than 0.6 mi from Málaga Cathedral.
SEVILLE (July 14 - 15) - Hotel Don Paco The Hotel Don Paco is set in central Seville, a 10 minute walk from the cathedral and Giralda Tower. It features a rooftop swimming pool and sun terrace with excellent city views. The stylish, air conditioned rooms at the Don Paco have hardwood floors and flat-screen satellite TV. There is a safe and a fridge, and the private bathroom comes with a hairdryer. The hotel is located in Old Town, a great choice for travelers interested in architecture, tapas and food.
MADRID (July 15 – 21) - UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
BARCELONA (July 21 - 24) Catalonia La Pedrera - This 4-star hotel is located next to Avinguda Diagonal and Passeig de Gràcia, ideal for architecture, food and shopping. Guests can easily access Plaza Cataluña and the city’s historic gothic quarter. Located along the modernist route, Hotel Catalonia La Pedrera is surrounded by much of the interesting architecture that Barcelona is famous for, such as Gaudí and Domenech i Muntaner's key buildings, including La Pedrera. Excellent public transport links providing swift access to the entire city and the surrounding area. Free Wi-Fi is available.
MADRID (July 24 – 26) - UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
Accommodations are subject to change.