November 29, 2015

Travel and Hotels -- Waterloo

Travel Information

Hotels and Housing

Travel Information

The University of Waterloo is located in the twin cities of Kitchener-Waterloo in southwestern Ontario, approximately 100km/60miles from Pearson International Airport in Toronto, or three hours east of Windsor-Detroit. Regional map, Map of Kitchener-Waterloo (information on how to reach).

Ground transportation from Pearson International Airport to Kitchener-Waterloo can be pre-arranged with Airways Transit. Reservations may be made through their website at, by telephone at (519) 886-2121, or by fax at (519) 886-2141. Airways Transits accepts cash (preferably Canadian funds, although US funds will also be accepted), MasterCard, Visa and American Express.

Limosine service is also available through Wright Limousine. Book by phone at (519)894-5555, or fax (519)894-6854. Toll Free 1-800-328-5501. Email GenInfo@TheWrightLimousine.Com

Travel Information -- between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo

Train Information:
Bus Information:
VIA Rail Canada
Book online at:
or by telephone at 1-888-VIA-RAIL

- approx. $50 return trip (approx. 1-2 hours one way)
Greyhound Canada
Book online at:

-approx. $43 return trip (approx. 1-2 hours one way)
65 Front St. W
Toronto, ON, M5J 1E7

Hours: Monday to Friday : 0600-2330
Saturday : 0600-1915, Sunday : 0700-2330
610 Bay St. Toronto
ON, M5G 1M5
(416) 594-1010 (phone), (416) 971-7681 (fax)

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 00:00-01:00, 05:00-23:59;
Holidays: 00:00-01:00, 05:00-23:59
126 Weber St. West
Kitchener, ON, N2H 3Z9

Hours: Monday to Friday : 0600-1345, 1500-2230
Saturday to Sunday : 0730-2230

15 Charles Street West
Kitchener, ON, N2G 1H3
(519) 585-2370 (phone), (519) 743-5402 (fax)

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 05:15-20:30;
Friday: 05:15-22:00; Saturday: 07:00-20:30; Sunday: 07:15-20:30; Holidays: Closed

Bus 7C or 7D at Kitchener Station will take you to within 2 blocks of the Perimeter Institute (King St. & Erb St.). The fare is $2.25


The following information is presented as a matter of service only,and does not constitute a recommendation of the locations listed. There may be changes to this information without notification. Rates are in Canadian dollars, subject to availability and may change without notice.
**If you are having difficulty reserving a hotel room, please e-mail the organizers at and they will try their best to help.**

Ron Eydt Village (University Residence)
University of Waterloo, Box 16610, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2J 4C1
Phone: 519-884-5400
Fax: 519-746-7599
Parking: Free
$53.76 Single occupancy (all taxes included)
$36.96 Double occupancy, per person (all taxes included)

Waterloo Hotel
2 King Street North, Waterloo
(519) 885-2626
approx.. $120 - $130 per room

Waterloo Inn
475 King Street North, Waterloo
(519) 884-0220
Toll free: 1-800-361-4708
approx. $135 per room

Destination Inn
547 King Street North, Waterloo
(519) 884-0100
approx. $83.00 per room


Comfort Inn
190 Weber Street North, Waterloo
(519) 747-9400
approx. $90.00 per room

Walper Terrace Hotel
One King St. W., Kitchener
(519) 745-4321
approx. $119 per room

Four Points By Sheraton
Corner of King St. & Benton, Kitchener
approx. $135+ per person

Best Western Hotel St. Jacob
50 Benjamin Road East, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2V 2J9
Applicable taxes: 7% GST, 5% PST
Phone: 519-884-9295; toll-free 1-800-972-5371
Fax: 519-884-2532
Parking: Free
$114.00 Single and double occupancy
$124.00 Triple occupancy
$134.00 Quadruple occupancy
Price includes breakfast buffet

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