Hotel & Travel


The 2018 conference will be held at the Apex City of Bath Hotel opening August 2017, located in the city centre 10-15 minute walk from the station and 10 minute walk from the roman baths.

RESERVATIONS: To make a Reservation at the Apex City of Bath Allocation book here or contact the reservations team at the hotel on Tel: 0800 049 8000

Cost: B&B per person per night £150.00 single occupancy standard room

Guest’s Credit Card details will be required at the time of a Reservation by that Guest.

Release period:  50% of the allocation rooms not booked by 12th March 2018 will be released.  The remaining allocation rooms that are not booked by 14th May 2018 will be released and any bookings will be at the hotel standard rates after this date.
Individual cancellation: Individual bookings made within the allocation can be cancelled free of charge one month prior to arrival.

Apex City of Bath Hotel

James Street West, Bath, BA1 2DA
             The Apex City of Bath hotel is the conference headquarters, it contains registration, workshops, panel sessions, receptions, plenaries etc.

Alternative Possible Accommodation

(none of the alternative accommodation, listed below has been checked by BISA these are just ideas and suggestions)
These hotels are all in walking distance of the Apex City of Bath Hotel or a very short taxi journey
Travelodge Bath 15-20 minutes walk
Parade Park Hotel 15-20 minutes walk
Bath YMCA 15-20 minute walk
Holiday Inn Express 30-40 minute walk
St Christophers Inn 15-20 minute walk


Check here if you need a UK visa

Please note: BISA is not legally able to provide general letters of invite to the conference. Delegates need to be accepted to present on the conference programme or as part of a workshop, to have joined bisa as members and to have registered for the conference and then a letter stating this will be provided. Please email the BISA office to request a letter - the deadline for requests is 30th March 2018.  

Requests for letters after the deadline will not be processed and visas are unlikely to be issued in time. Please ensure you allow a min of 3-4 months for any visa application to be processed by the british embassy's and consulates where you make your application also ensure you follow the instructions very closely.


British International Studies Association
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