1) On Campus Accommodation
The University of Waterloo offers accommodation on campus at the
UW Conference Centre in Ron Eydt Village. The centre is situated
on the west side of the campus, a 10 minute walk to the MC building,
where the conference will be held. Accommodations include single
and double rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Guests also have
access to the TV lounge on each floor, weight room, internet cafe
and games room.
Conference rate approx. $45.00/night Single Occupancy and $31.50/night
per person Double Occupancy plus 11% tax.
A room can be reserved online
. Individuals without internet access can book a room directly
by phone at 519-884-5400.
2) Waterloo Inn and Conference Hotel
Reservations can be booked under the conference name by the following
1) On-line - at: Hotel
2) Call 1-800-361-4708 - ask for 'Reservations'
3) Email 'firstname.lastname@example.org'.
Reservation Guarantee/Cancellation Policy:
All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid major credit card
deposit, which will be supplied at the time of reservation. Guaranteed
Reservations are held for arrival until 12:00am on the day following
the first night, after which the credit card will be charged for
one nights accommodation and tax. Advance deposits are refundable
if notice of cancellation is received before 4pm the date of arrival.
Delegates should note and retain cancellation numbers quoted to
them by the Reservation Agent at the time of making the cancellation.
Cancellations for individual reservations will be accepted prior
to 4pm the date of arrival.
* Complimentary shuttle service to and from the University and Waterloo
Inn based on availability. Best to reserve the night before.
* Complimentary shuttle service to and from the Region of Waterloo
Int'l Airport and Waterloo Inn (no advanced bookings and based on
* Approximately 30 minute walk to the University. Local Bus Service
picks up in front of Hotel and runs by the University.
Flying to Waterloo
Region of Waterloo Int'l Airport (YKF) has regular direct flights
from Detroit, Ottawa and Calgary, with connections to Vancouver,
Victoria, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Edmonton, Regina and Saskatoon. http://www.waterlooairport.ca
By Ground from the Toronto Airport
Convenient ground transportation from Toronto Pearson Airport to
Waterloo can be provided by:
1) Toronto Airporter Service http://www.airwaystransit.com
Airways Transit provides shared ride door to door service between
Kitchener-Waterloo and the Toronto (Pearson) and Hamilton (Munroe)
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL SERVICES.
For information on traveling to Waterloo from Toronto's Pearson
airport, please visit: http://www.airwaystransit.com/
There is no conference rate available for Hamilton airport. Hamilton
shared ride fares: 1 passenger: $76.00, 2 passengers: $109.00.
All fares are in Canadian funds and are one-way, tax included.
Fuel Surcharge currently in effect - all fares shown above include
the fuel surcharge in effect at the time this information was
posted. The fuel surcharge is subject to change at any time and
your fare will be confirmed at time of booking.
Cancellation Policy - applies to all reservations
All reservations require prepayment by credit card at time of
booking. No shows are charged at full fare and cancellations made
less than 12 hours prior to flight arrival or less than 12 hours
prior to pick-up time will be charged at full fare.
Payment Options: VISA MASTERCARD AMEX
Contact Airways Transit to make your reservations
By phone: 519-886-2121 24 hours
2) Brentwood Livery Waterloo
Inn Guest Preferred Rate - Limousine Service with Brentwood
Livery- to and from Pearson Airport for 1 to 3ppl. For transportation
to and from the airport you should make a reservation before arrival.
3) Car Rental
Renting a car is easy, cost effective, and will allow you access
to the many of the interesting and beautiful places around Southern
Ontario. All major car rental companies rent from the Toronto airports
at competitive rates. We suggest using Expedia
or Travelocity to obtain
Travel From Other
By Car To reach the University of Waterloo by car:
- From Highway 401, take exit 278B (coming from London) or 278
(coming from Toronto)
- Follow Highway 8 West to Highway 85 North (formerly 86 North)
- Take the exit University Avenue West
- Follow University Avenue for 3km - campus will be on your right
after the railroad tracks
- Distance from Highway 401 to campus is approximately 18 km.
- Stop at the UW entrance kiosk for parking information and directions.
Visitor parking is available near the main entrance.
map of this route.
Waterloo is serviced by VIA
Rail at the Kitchener
Station. For travelers coming from the US, there is connecting
service to VIA from Amtrak.
From the direction of Detroit or Chicago, service is relatively
direct. From the direction of New York, service goes though Toronto,
and is quite indirect.
Waterloo is serviced by Greyhound
Bus Lines Kitchener Station. For travelers coming from the US,
Greyhound USA offers connections to Greyhound Canada.
Local bus service is provided by Grand
River Transit (GRT) and covers the cities of Waterloo, and Kitchener.
The Charles St. Transit Terminal is near both the Greyhound and
VIA stations, and provides several routes to the University of Waterloo.
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