Accommodation Information

All talks will take place at the Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street on the campus of the University of Toronto. The campus is located in downtown Toronto and is very well-served by public transit.

The Bahen Centre and the hotels listed below are shown on this map.

Please use this wiki page for posting practical information relevant for attendees, such as room sharing, common travel arrangements, etc.

Conference Hotels

We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following nearby hotels. All prices are per night in Canadian dollars, excluding taxes.

Delta Chelsea Hotel

Address: 33 Gerrard Street West
Phone: +1-800-243-5732 (toll free) and +1-416-595-1975
Rates: $119 (Delta), $129 (Premier), $149 (Deluxe)
Notes: Prices are the same for single or double occupancy. Reservations should be made before August 12, 2008 and one should use the group name "PODC/CONCUR Conference" to receive the special rates.
Location: This hotel is about a 15-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Holiday Inn Toronto Midtown

Address: 280 Bloor Street West
Phone: +1-800-HOLIDAY (toll free) and +1-416-968-0010
Email: cn312res@whg.com
Rates: $125 (single), $135 (double)
Notes: Reservations should be made by July 17, 2008 and one should use the group code "CON" and the event name "CONCUR 08" to receive the special rates.
Location: This hotel is about a 10-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

89 Chestnut Residence

Address: 89 Chestnut Street
Phone: +1-416-977-0707, extension 0
Rates: $94 (single), $99 (double)
Notes: Reservations should be made early since availability is limited. To reserve online at their website, click on Reservations and enter the approval code "PODC" under the corporate customer log in. The rates include breakfast.
Location: This hotel is about a 20-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Alternative Hotels

Best Western Primrose Hotel

Address: 111 Carlton Street
Location: This hotel is about a 20-minute walk from the Bahen Centre, or one can take Carlton streetcar.

Marriott Courtyard Toronto Downtown

Address: 475 Yonge Street
Location: This hotel is about a 15-minute walk from the Bahen Centre, or one can take Carlton streetcar.

Sutton Place Hotel Toronto

Address: 955 Bay Street
Location: This hotel is about a 15-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville

Address: 220 Bloor Street West
Location: This hotel is about a 15-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Ramada Plaza Toronto

Address: 300 Jarvis Street
Location: This hotel is about a 20-minute walk from the Bahen Centre, or one can take Carlton streetcar.

Metropolitan Hotel Toronto

Address: 108 Chestnut Street
Location: This hotel is about a 20-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Days Hotel Toronto Downtown

Address: 30 Carlton Street
Location: This hotel is about a 20-minute walk from the Bahen Centre, or one can take Carlton streetcar.

Student Residences

There are also some on-campus housing options in student residences. Note though that these have limited availability. The rates below are approximate and may be subject to change.

New College Summer Residences

Address: 21 Classic Avenue, 40 Willcocks Street and 45 Willcocks Street
Rates: $40 (single), $60 (double)
Location: These residences are about a 5-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

University College Summer Housing

Address: 75 St. George Street and 85 St. George Street
Rates: $160-$190 (single) per week.
Note: You must be a student or staff member of a university to stay here.
Location: These residences are about a 5-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Trinity College Summer Accommodation

Address: 44 Devonshire Place
Rates: $43 (single), $65 (double)
Location: This residence is about a 10-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Tartu College Student Residence

Address: 310 Bloor Street West
Rates: $50 per day and $200 per week
Location: This residence is about a 15-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Knox College Residence

Address: 59 St. George Street
Rates: $55 (single), $80 (double)
Location: This residence is about a 5-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Neill-Wycik Summer Hotel

Address: 96 Gerrard Street East
Rates: $40 (single), $65 (double)
Location: This residence is about a 25-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

St. Vladimir Institute Summer Residence

Address: 620 Spadina Avenue
Location: This residence is about a 5-minute walk from the Bahen Centre.

Additional resources

The Fields Institute maintains a list of accommodations.

The University of Toronto also has a temporary accommodation list of locations near campus.

Students might also want to check this link.

Sponsors

Contact us if you wish to sponsor CONCUR 08.

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