SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

November 25, 2014

Accommodation Resources

Participants are asked to make their own accommodation reservations.We are happy to provide the information below to assist in your selection.This 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. 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 or Carleton University.

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 taxe

City of Ottawa Convention Guide

Bed & Breakfast

B&Bs within walking distance of Carleton
There is a list of hotels and B&Bs at http://www.carleton.ca/isso/site/about/shorttermhousing.pdf

B& Bs within walking distance of the University of Ottawa
A Rose on Colonel By
9 Rosedale Ave., Ottawa (At canal, close to Carleton)
Tel: (613) 291-7831
Site: www.rosebandb.com

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
Deluxe rooms and suites are also available.

 

Echo Bank House
700 Echo Dr., Ottawa
Tel: (613) 730-0254
Site: http://www.bbcanada.com/1525.html

Ottawa Guest House
77 Fifth Ave., Ottawa
Tel: (613) 233-7894
Email: oghouse@rogers.com
Site: www.bbcanada.com/614.html
By the Way
310 First Ave., Ottawa
Tel: (613) 232-6840
Email: bytheway@magma.ca
Site: www.magma.ca/~bytheway

Local Hotels
(this listing is a resource only, for a more up to date listing please see Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association

Some of the following hotels (marked with ** )are listed on the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) website. Special hotel rates are negotiated for CAUBO. More information (and direct links to the websites with CAUBO-negotiated rates) is available at the CAUBO web site (under Procurement - Arrangements).
Monterey Inn Resort
2259 Prince of Wales Dr., Ottawa
Tel: (613) 226-5813, 1-800-565-1311 (CAN/USA)
E-mail: info@montrereyinn.cominfo@montrereyinn.com

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
Please request the CAUBO rate when reserving.
Contract ID? Book "Univ" Rate
**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
Please request the CAUBO rate when reserving. Contract ID? 900300707
www.ichotelsgroup.com/caubo
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

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
**Arc The Hotel
140 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5H6
Tel: 613-238-2888, toll-free: 1-800-699-2516
Fax: 613-235-8421
Please request the CAUBO rate when reserving.
Contract ID? Book "Univ" Rate

Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel
141 Cooper St (East of Elgin St, Downtown)
Phone 800/563-5634, 613/236-7500
Fax 613/563-2836
210 units
Credit Cards AE, DC, MC, V

Cartier Place Suite Hotel
180 Cooper St (East of Elgin St, Downtown)
Ottawa, Ontario,
From Canada and U.S.: 1-800-236-8399
In Ottawa: (613) 236-5000
Fax: (613) 238-3842
E-Mail:
reservations@suitedreams.com
sales@suitedreams.com
generalmanager@suitedreams.com

Holiday Inn & 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)
Please request the CAUBO rate when reserving.
Contract ID? 00067015
Request "LUNIV" Rate
Reservations

Apartment Hotels:

Arosa Suites Hotel Suites
163 MacLaren Ottawa,
Ontario K2P 2G4
Tel: (613) 238-6783
Fax: (613) 238-5080
oll-free: 1-866-238-6783 

Email: info@arosahotel.com

Business Inn
180 MacLaren Street (at Elgin), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2P 0L3
Telephone: (613)232-1121

Toll-Free (Canada & US): 1(800)363-1777

Fax: (613)232-8143

 

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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
shared accommodation with bunk-beds and as well personal rooms for couples - some with bath-rooms and kitchenettes. Check-in time is between 12 noon to 6 p.m.
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Traveling to the University of Ottawa

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.

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

Traveling to the Carleton University

Ottawa is situated part way between Toronto and Montreal at the eastern edge of Ontario. The distance from Toronto is 500 kilometres while Montreal is 200 kilometres away. Located minutes south from the centre of Ottawa, Carleton University is easily accessible by car from any direction of the city.

Regional map

Via Highway 417 (runs east/west through the centre of the City of Ottawa)
Exit Highway 417 (also called the "Queensway") at Bronson Avenue. Follow Bronson Avenue south approximately 2 kilometres. The campus entrance will be on the right at the intersection of Bronson and Sunnyside Avenue.
Via Highway 416 Hwy 416 connects Hwy 401 (interchange near Prescott, Ontario) to Hwy 417. Follow Hwy. 416 to Hwy. 417 (East). Follow Hwy. 417 (the "Queensway") and exit at Bronson Avenue. Follow Bronson Avenue south approximately 2 kilometres. The campus entrance will be on the right at the intersection of Bronson and Sunnyside Avenue.
Arrival by train or bus The 15-minute taxi ride from the Ottawa (Via Rail) train station to Carleton University’s Residence Commons costs approximately $15.00. Taxi fare from the Ottawa (Greyhound) bus terminal to Carleton University is approximately $10.00.
Local OCTranspo routes #4 and #7 (both of which enter the campus) pass within a block of the Ottawa bus terminal.
The OTrain. OCTranspo's new Light Rail System -
The O-Train provides service to Carleton University from the transit stations at Bayview (Lebreton Flats) and Greenboro (South Keys) with stops at Carling and Confederation Heights.
Arrival by Airplane
Ottawa International Airport (YOW)
The taxi ride from the Ottawa Airport to Carleton University’s Residence Commons costs approximately $15.00.
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (ADM)
Montreal is two hours by bus from Ottawa. Tickets for the Voyageur Colonial Bus from Dorval Airport to the Ottawa Bus Terminal cost approximately $25 and can be purchased at the airport. Five buses run daily from Montreal to Ottawa from 1:20 to 10:20 p.m. Voyageur Colonial Bus telephone: (613) 238-5900. Taxi fare from the Ottawa bus terminal to Carleton University is approximately $10.00.
Toronto Pearson International Airport (GTAA) Toronto is approximately five hours from Ottawa by car. We suggest that you fly from Toronto to Ottawa (less than one hour flight). Be sure to reserve your flight in advance.

Ottawa Regional Map