SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

April 23, 2014

Housing Resources in Ottawa

(note all rates are subject to change, please contact the location directly for their current rate)

Accommodation

Hotels
This listing is a resource only for a more up to date listing please see Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association

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.
  The Business Inn
180 Maclaren Street (at Elgin),
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0L3
Toll-free: 1-800-363-1777.
Crowne Plaza Ottawa
101 Lyon Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 5T9
Tel: 613-237-3600, toll-free: 1-1-800-227-6963
Fax: 613-237-2351
  Quality Hotel
290 Rideau st
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 5Y3
Tel : 1-800-4CHOICE (1-800-424 6423)
Les Suites Hotel Ottawa
130 Besserer Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9M9
Tel: 613-232-2000, toll-free: 1-800-267-1989
Fax: 613-232-1242
  Delta Ottawa
361 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 7S9
Tel: 613-238-6000, toll-free: 1-800-268-1133
Fax: 613-238-2290
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
In Room Amenities A/C, TV w/pay movies, dataport, kitchen
facilities, coffeemaker, hair dryer, iron
Parking
 

The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9H4
Tel: 613-560-7000, toll-free: 1-800-937-8461
Fax: 613-560-2707

 
  Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8
Tel: 613-235-3333, toll-free: 1-800-267-4298
Fax: 613-235-3223
Algonquin Hotel Apartments
225 Lisgar St
Ottawa, ON
(613) 238-1616 (Contact by phone only)
There are bachelor and 1-bedroom apartments available. Each has either a double or two twin beds in addition to a pull-out sofa and so can easily be shared by two people. The approx. rates (per room) are $340/week (plus tax) for the bachelor apartments and $375/week (plus tax) for the 1-bedroom apartments.

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
Deluxe rooms and suites are also available.
 

 

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Travel

From the airport:

1.1. By Public Transit ( the cheapest and fastest way )

See: www.octranspo.com for fare information.
You can get general information on :Public Transit (OC Transpo) Information (613) 741-4390

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) : $3.25 (*subject to change)
Bus tickets are available at the Ground Transportation Desk located on Level 1 at the centre door of the Arrivals area.

Route 97 uses low-floor, fully accessible buses that accommodate wheelchairs. 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: $25-30 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.

See: www.octranspo.com for fare information.
You can get general information on :Public Transit (OC Transpo) Information (613) 741-4390
Cash Fares (exact change only) : $3.25* (*subject to 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.

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. Cash Fares (exact change only) : $3.25* (*subject to 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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