SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

October 22, 2014

Travel to Ottawa and Local Hotels


Accommodation in Ottawa

Participants are asked to make their own accommodation reservations. We are happy to provide the information below to assist in your selection. In some cases, special rates have been granted for the Fields Workshop Series. In all cases, to ensure that you get the best possible rate, please mention that you are a university professor/student visiting the University of Ottawa, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

When making your reservation, please clarify payment and cancellation policies as these vary from hotel to hotel. You should get a confirmation number for future reference.

Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, Guesthouses:

Note that the University is located in the Sandy Hill neighbourhood of downtown. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at 585 King Edward Avenue, is east of the Rideau Canal, west of the Rideau River, south of the byward market and north of the Queensway.
EasyRez.com: Bed and Breakfasts in Ottawa.
BBSelect.com: Bed and Breakfasts in Ottawa.
Hostelz.com: Hostels, guesthouses, university residences, and Bed&Breakfasts.


Gasthaus Switzerland Inn
89 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 6E6
Tel: 613-237-0335, toll-free 1-888-663-0000
Fax: 613-594-3327
Email: info@gasthausswitzerlandinn.com
Ottawa Jail Youth Hostel
(located in a former prison)
75 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9
Phone: 613-235-2595 Fax: 613-235-9202

University of Ottawa Residences:

Campus Living Centre
100 University Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 6N5
Tel : 613-564-5400
Email : clc@uottawa.ca

Hotels:

Most of the following hotels are listed on the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) website. Special hotel rates are negotiated for CAUBO/AUCC through the University of British Columbia. More information (and direct links to the websites with CAUBO-negotiated rates) is available at the CAUBO web site (under Procurement - Agreements).

Quality Hotel Downtown Ottawa
290 Rideau St.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 5Y3
Phone (613) 789-7511 or 1-800-424-6423
Fax (613) 789-2434
Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1P 5K8
Tel: 613-235-3333, toll-free: 1-800-267-4298
Fax: 613-235-3223
Les Suites Hotel Ottawa
130 Besserer Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 9M9
Tel: 613-232-2000, toll-free: 1-800-267-1989
Fax: 613-232-1242
Delta Ottawa
361 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1R 7S9
Tel: 613-238-6000, toll-free: 1-800-268-1133
Fax: 613-238-2290
Crowne Plaza Ottawa
101 Lyon Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1R 5T9
Tel: 613-237-3600, toll-free: 1-1-800-227-6963
Fax: 613-237-2351
The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 9H4
Tel: 613-560-7000, toll-free: 1-800-937-8461
Fax: 613-560-2707

Arc The Hotel
140 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1P 5H6
Tel: 613-238-2888, toll-free: 1-800-699-2516
Fax: 613-235-8421

Travel

From the airport:

By taxi, the trip to the University takes about 20 minutes and costs about $25. To travel by bus, take bus # 97 to the "Laurier" bus stop, which is at the edge of the campus. The buses run every 15 minutes during the daytime. The fare is $3.00 and you will need exact change.

The schedule for bus # 97 is available at the OCTranspo web site along with complete transit way maps. Please note that schedules change on the weekend, so you'll want to check that out by clicking on the "Saturday" or "Sunday" buttons.

From the train station:

By taxi, the trip to the University takes about 5 minutes and costs about $10. To travel by bus, take bus # 95 to the "Laurier" bus stop, which is at the edge of the campus. The buses run every 10 minutes during the daytime. The fare is $3.00 and you will need exact change.

The schedule for bus # 95 is available at the OCTranspo web site along with complete transit way maps. Please note that schedules change on the weekend, so you'll want to check that out by clicking on the "Saturday" or "Sunday" buttons.

From the bus station:

The Voyageur Bus Terminal is located at 265 Catherine Street between Lyon and Kent St. Information on Schedules and Fares is available at http://voyageur.com or by calling 613-238-5900 or toll-free at 1-800-668-4438. By taxi, the trip from the Terminal to the University takes about 5 minutes and costs about $10. To travel by local bus, check the OCTranspo web site for route information (there is no direct route to the University Campus but bus #4 brings you to the Rideau Centre which is close by). The buses run every 15 minutes during the daytime. The fare is $3.00 and you will need exact change.

Travelling by car:

If travelling by car, you'll be on highway 417 (the Queensway). Take exit : Nicholas Street. Turn right on Laurier, and then right on King Edward Ave, to get to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The University of Ottawa campus is located between Nicholas and King Edward, north of the Queensway. See also the maps, below.

Parking

 

Check with your hotel or other accommodation choice regarding parking. If hotel parking is not available, there are several municipal parking lots available near campus.

For those staying at the University of Ottawa dormitories, parking is offered at an additional charge. Day occasional parking is available on campus in covered garages, parking meters, and pay and display lots. For more complete information about the location and cost of these options, visit the website of the University of Ottawa's Parking and traffic division.


Maps

City of Ottawa Convention Guide
Virtual tour of the University of Ottawa

Campus Map

OC Transpo Maps

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