The following lodging information has been provided by the Wuhan University School of Information Management organizing committee.

UPDATE: The reserved room block in the Westin Wuhan Wuchang Hotel, our converence venue, is booking fast. At this time only a few scattered nights remain; meanwhile, luxury rooms remain available at a higher price. For more options, click here for a guide to other nearby hotels.


The Westin Wuhan Wuchang Hotel

Westin-Wuhan Our conference hotel is The Westin Wuhan Wuchang Hotel. The hotel is located right beside the Yangtze River, in easy walking distance of the Wuchang Riverside Park. It offers splendid views of the skyline on the north bank of river. Click here to reserve your room on the Westin’s online booking website.

NOTE: The conference hotel is now accepting room reservations at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1611091001&key=37C6EA31

Guest rooms
A total of 160 deluxe rooms have been reserved for conference attendees. Discounted prices are available.
King-Bed King bed: ¥750

Double-Bed Double beds:¥850

Free Wi-Fi connection is available at the conference hotel, including all meeting rooms and guest rooms.

Click here to reserve your room on the Westin’s online booking website.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel restaurants and bars

  • Seasonal Tastes: an all day dining restaurant, featuring both buffet and a la carte selections
  • Five Zenses: authentic Cantonese fare and a range of cuisines from Wuhan’s neighboring provinces
  • Grange Grill: only the best of prime cuts are served, complemented by premium wines and personal, instinctive service
  • Lobby Lounge: relax and elevate your senses over a chilled cocktail or freshly brewed coffee
  • Wine Bar & Cigar Lounge: refreshing wine and world’s most prestigious cigar brands




Click here to reserve your room on the Westin’s online booking website.

Hotel recreation facilities
Spa Spa: a variety of wellness treatments which are designed for guests seeking relaxation, healing, and renewal;

WorkoutWorkout: indoor heated pool and WestinWORKOUT® gym.

Getting to the Hotel

The following is a brief summary about transportation in and around Wuhan. Visit our Travel Page for details on travel to the city of Wuhan.

Westin map large

The following tag has the contact information in Chinese on it. You may want to print it out and show it to taxi drivers, bus drivers or metro staff when needed.


Click here for a pdf version of the above directions in Chinese.

Private car services
Reservation required through hotel.
Phone: 86-27-8816-8888 ext. 6669
Email: reservation.wuhan@westin.com

Local Transportation

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

  • Taxi: 34.3km / 21.3miles, 44 minutes, ¥97
  • Airport bus + Metro Line 2: 1 hour 50 minutes, ¥34

Wuhan Railway Station

  • Taxi: 17.6km / 10.9miles, 32 minutes, ¥47
  • Metro Line 4 + Line 2: 50 minutes, ¥4

Wuchang Railway Station

  • Taxi: 5.6km / 3.5miles, 20 minutes, ¥16
  • Metro Line 4 + Line 2: 40 minutes, ¥2

Hankou Railway Station

  • Taxi: 14.8km / 9.2miles, 30 minutes, ¥39
  • Metro Line 2: 40 minutes, ¥3

Wuhan Metro Map

Alternative Lodging: nearby hotels

Click here for a pdf showing lodging options in close proximity to the conference hotel.








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