University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories
May 3-5, 2013
By Air – If you are flying into Vancouver, the closest airport to fly into is YVR (Vancouver International Airport). Driving and transit directions from YVR to UBC are available at Google Maps and TransLink Trip Planner. Please note, if you are travelling from the US, you may save money by flying into Seattle (SEA) or Bellingham airports. These airports are accessible by Quick Shuttle bus directly to Vancouver.
By Car – Driving directions to Vancouver and UBC are available at Google Maps. Parking is available on campus parkades.
By Public Transit – TransLink Trip Planner has detailed public transit directions and availability schedules to UBC.
Campus Maps – Detailed campus maps are available at Wayfinding at UBC Vancouver.
If you require solidarity housing, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to arrange billeting for you with local activists.
St. Andrew’s Hall – This is a residence for full-time students on the campus of UBC. This hall offers shared apartments (each containing 4 single rooms), studio apartments for 1 person and 1 bedroom rooms for 2 people. Rates range from $57/night to $102/night. To reserve a room at St. Andrew’s, complete their online reservation form or phone 604.822.9720.
TRIUMF House – This house serves as accommodations for visitors to UBC, particularly around scientific projects. TRIUMF room rates range from $110.00 to $175.00/night. To reserve a room at TRIUMF House, phone: 604-222-7633 or make an online reservation at triumfhouse.ca.
St. John’s College – St. John’s College, a UBC residence for graduate students, offers quiet, comfortable, and well-appointed guest rooms to academic visitors to UBC. Guest rooms are furnished with a double or queen bed, private washroom, telephone, television, coffee maker, bar fridge, and data port. To reserve a room at St. John’s, make an online reservation at: http://stjohns.ubc.ca/meet/reserve-a-guest-room/. Please note SPHR UBC as your UBC contact.
Green College – The College offers three types of guest accommodation: Standard and Premium Guest House Rooms (with private washroom, telephone, mini-fridge, and alarm clock), Studio Rooms (with private washroom), and Single Rooms (with shared washroom). Reserve a room online: http://www.greencollege.ubc.ca/venue_bookings_and_guest_rooms/guest_accommodations/reservation_request.php
B & Bs
Find more affordable homestays and accommodations at: airbnb.com (choose neighbourhood: Point Grey/University of British Columbia for results nearest the conference site)
Suite Dreams Vancouver Bed and Breakfast
2806 W 10th Ave
Vancouver, BC V6K 2K3
Camilla House B&B
2538 West 13th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6K 2T1
Toll-free: 1 888 393 6006
Local: 1 604 568 3103
Park Inn Vancouver Centre
898 Broadway W
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1J8
Guaranteed rates of $119.00 for a two double bed room (can sleep up to 5) and up when you register with our group rate. Contact the hotel by email at email@example.com or by phone at 604-872-2270, or 1-800-663-5403 to make your reservations. Please mention the “SPHR group block” for the rates.
Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre
711 W. Broadway @ Heather Street
Vancouver, BC , Canada
Hotel Reservations : 1 877 660 8550
Hotel Front Desk : 1-604-8790511
– Click here to reserve the special SPHR rate!
Guaranteed rate of $135.00 at the Holiday Inn when you mention you are with UBC SPHR.
(Each of these hotels is about a 25 minute bus ride from the conference site at UBC. The 99 Bus can be easily obtained on Broadway in front of these hotels and will take you directly to UBC. For further public transit directions, please see TransLink Trip Planner. If these hotels are widely utilized by attendees, we will arrange group transportation to the conference site.)