2019 Lodging

Several lodging options are available for conference attendees. Lodging is available both on and off the University of New Hampshire Campus.

On-Campus Accommodations

Affordable, convenient lodging is available to NMEA attendees on the UNH Durham Campus. For those traveling without minors accommodations are available at Mills Hall and Fairchild Hall. Both halls are located close to downtown and the conference facilities. Mills Hall is a suite-style residence hall with Fairchild Hall offering more traditional campus accommodations.

For those traveling with minors, accommodations are available at Woodside Apartments. Woodside Apartments, also located on the UNH campus and within walking distance of the conference facilities, Diary Bar and the outdoor pool!

Dormitory options, costs, and registration

Off-campus (within walking distance of conference)

Holiday Inn Express
2 Main Street
Durham, NH
603-868-1234

The Holiday Inn Express is within walking distance to the University. It offers free parking and a free breakfast buffet.

Rates - $139 per night on weekdays, $189 per night on Friday and Saturday nights. Rate does not include 9% NH Room and Meals tax. Please call the hotel directly to reserve and reference NMEA 2019 when booking.


Three Chimneys Inn
17 Newmarket Road
Durham, NH
603-686-7800

This historic Inn in Durham is within walking distance of the University. It offers free parking, and a free full breakfast. There is a full service restaurant and bar on site called the Frost Sawyer Tavern which opens nightly.

Rates - $179 per night on weekdays, and $209 per night on weekends. Rate does not include 9% NH Room and Meals tax. Please call the Inn directly to reserve and reference National Marine Educators Association when booking.

Off-campus (driving distance to conference)

There are a number of hotels available in both Portsmouth and Dover NH. Both cities are a short driving distance from the campus.

Portsmouth Area Hotels

Dover Area Hotels (Trip Advisor)


Room Sharing

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