SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

September 16, 2014

FIELDS INSTITUTE
Summer School in Operator Algebras
August 13-24, 2007
University of Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Housing Resources in Ottawa

Accommodation

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. Rates quoted below are in Canadian dollars, are per night, and are subject to applicable taxes.

University of Ottawa Residences:

To make a booking at the University of Ottawa residences, please print out a form, in postscript or pdf formats, fill it out, and send by fax or mail to the address provided on the form. On the form you will also find an e-mail address where additional inquiries can be directed.

APM-DMF
90 University Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
Tel : 613-564-5400

The University offers accomodations during the summer months, and a block of 25 apartments in the "New Residence" has been reserved for this workshop. They are two-room suites with double beds, a private washroom, a kitchenette and a TV. Suites must be reserved in advance, and a deposit equal to one night's stay is required.
Information about the suites in the new residences may be found at www.uottawa.ca/students/housing/newres.html.

The registration office of the Residence is located at 90 University Dr. (Residential complex on the campus map . http://www.uottawa.ca/map/#).

Bed & Breakfast:

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

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. The current rates, available to all faculty and staff for Regular Members and College and University Subscriber Members are listed below. More information (and direct links to the websites with CAUBO-negotiated rates) is available at the CAUBO web site (under Procurement - Arrangements). Blackout dates indicate periods during which special rates do not apply.

Arosa Suites Hotel
163 MacLaren Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2G4
(613) 238-6783
(613) 238-5080
1-866-238-6783
info@arosahotel.com

Extended Stay Deluxe Ottawa - Downtown
(formerly Aristocrat Hotel)
141 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0E8
Telephone: 613-236-7500
Fax: 613-563-2836
OTW@extendedstay.com

 

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
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

Delta Ottawa
361 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1R 7S9
Tel: 613-238-6000, toll-free: 1-800-268-1133
Fax: 613-238-2290
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
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
Website: http://www.crowneottawa.ca
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

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
111 Cooper Street, Ottawa
613.238.1331
Toll free line 1-800-267-8378

Quality Hotel
290 Rideau st
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 5Y3
Tel : 1-800-4CHOICE (1-800-424 6423)

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Youth Hostels:

Ottawa Jail Youth Hostel
(located in a former prison)
75 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9
Phone: 613-235-2595 Fax: 613-235-9202

Hostel Ottawa/Laurier Guest House
329-323 Laurier Ave. East
Ottawa
Accommodation Type: Hostel
Come and live in Canada's capital right next to 2 Canadian Prime Ministers, next to the famous Laurier House at the corner of Laurier Avenue East and Chapel Street. We have shared accommodation with bunk-beds and as well personal rooms for couples - these come mostly with bath-rooms and kitchenettes. Check-in time for visitors is between 12 noon to 6 p.m.

Travel

From the airport: 1.1. By Public Transit ( the cheapest and fastest way )
Use City bus Route 97 (it is the only one at the airport!) Bus # 97 departs from post 14 outside the level 1 Arrivals area . You can leave the bus either at the bus stop Campus or Laurier on the edge of the campus.
Cash Fares (exact change only) : $2.60
Bus tickets are available at the Ground Transportation Desk located on Level 1 at the centre door of the Arrivals area.
0.90 cents/ticket (2 tickets are required to go downtown and therefore you can go downtown for only $1.80!!)
$6.50 Day Pass if purchased on the bus.
$6.00 Day Pass if purchased at the Ground Transportation Desk.
Route 97 uses low-floor, fully accessible buses that accommodate wheelchairs.
You can get general information on :
Public Transit (OC Transpo)
Information (613) 741-4390
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.

1.2. by Taxi
Fare: $25 average to downtown

From the train station:

2.1. By Public Transit ( the cheapest and fastest way )
Use City bus Route 95 (direction Fallowfield ) or 95 X (direction Baseline) .
You can leave the bus either at the bus stop Campus or Laurier on the edge of the campus.
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.
Cash Fares (exact change only) : $2.60

0.90 cents/ticket (2 tickets are required to go downtown)
$6.50 Day Pass if purchased on the bus.
Route 95 uses low-floor, fully accessible buses that accommodate wheelchairs.

2.2 By taxi, the trip to the University takes about 5 minutes and costs about $10.

From the bus station:

The Bus Terminal is located at 265 Catherine Street between Lyon and Kent St.
Information on Schedules and Fares is available at http://www.greyhound.ca or by calling 613-238-5900 or toll-free at 1-800-668-4438.

3.1. By taxi, the trip from the Terminal to the University takes about 5 minutes and costs about $10.

3.2. 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 $2.60 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 exit. The edge of campus is at Nicholas and the Queensway. The University of Ottawa and the hotel locations are indicated on the maps section of this web site.

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 occassinal 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.

Additional information regarding parking will be posted to this web site as it becomes available.


Maps

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

Campus Map

OC Transpo Maps

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