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Program #13807RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 17 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; Gluten Free; Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Hillenbrand Hall: West Lafayette, IN, 6 nights
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Hillenbrand Hall Purdue's most popular residence hall for conferences. Its unique design blends the best features of contemporary and traditional designs into a comprehensive state-of-the-art facility in order to provide a comfortable, quiet and relaxed atmosphere. Participants will be housed away from other conferees. Couples will be housed separately and never share a bathroom with others. Family and Friends can send mail to: Your Name Elderhostel Hillenbrand Hall 1301 Third Street West Lafayette, IN 47906-4206

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Purdue University
1301 3rd St
West Lafayette, IN 47906-4206 USA
phone: 765-714-2506
Room amenities: Desk and chair, a few hangers in each closet, a phone and individual temperature controls. Hillenbrand is a typical college residence hall, and so does not have soap, shampoo, shower caps, clocks, wake-up calls, or radios in each room. They do not have adequate lights for reading in bed or unlimited coffee in the lobby. Clean towels and wash clothes will be available each morning outside the cafeteria door. Please ask at the desk for extra blankets and pillows, if needed.

Facility amenities: Hillenbrand features an on-site dining court as well as elevators, and comfortable lounges on each floor for visiting, playing cards or reading. There is a TV in the Rec Room and an ATM in the hall. Purdue West Shopping Plaza is within walking distance if you need some small essentials. All of the lounges/public areas in Hillenbrand are wireless if you wish to bring your laptop.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for details
Hillenbrand Hall can accommodate early arrivals. You will be responsible for the additional room charges and must notify the Program Coordinator, Mary Gardner prior to arrival. Charges would be paid by check made out to Purdue and given to Coordinator on Sunday. If you arrive prior to Sunday and plan to stay at a local motel, you can make arrangements with the Coordinator prior to the start of the program to be picked up at any local motel and brought to Hillenbrand.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for details
Hillenbrand Hall can accommodate early arrivals. You will be responsible for the additional room charges and must notify the Program Coordinator, Mary Gardner prior to arrival. Charges would be paid by check made out to Purdue and given to Coordinator on Sunday. If you arrive prior to Sunday and plan to stay at a local motel, you can make arrangements with the Coordinator prior to the start of the program to be picked up at any local motel and brought to Hillenbrand.

Check out time: 11:00 AM


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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
2 Performances

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