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Accomodation

For OUCC 2010 we are pleased to offer both an on-site and off-site accommodation option.

Please note that June is a peak month for tourism in Ottawa. Availability of accommodations can be low; therefore, conference attendees are encouraged to book their accommodations early.

Feel free to contact us with any questions regarding accomodations.

On-Site

 residence rooms

Conference attendees have the option of staying at the conference site, on the University of Ottawa campus.
We have 2 choices for on-campus accommodations, conventional residence rooms and two-bedroom units:

  • Conventional residence room: from $46.20 to $72.40 (plus   taxes)
  • Two-bedroom unit: from $100 plus taxes

Download the residence registration form of your choice and fax it to (613) 564-6530 by April 30th. Please note that we have a limited number of residence rooms available for the Conference. Those wishing to stay in residence should consider finalizing their arrangements as quickly as possible.

Off-Site

Special accomodation rates are available at the following hotels:

Location: 140 Slater St. - approx. 1km from uOttawa campus
(Map / Directions to Conference)

Rates: $154 CAD Plus applicable taxes (PST of 5%, GST of 5 % and a Destination Marketing Fee (DMF) of 3%.)

Reservations: 613-238-2888, or toll-free at 1-800-699-2516

Group Code: Identify OUCC at the time of reservation to receive the conference rates

HOLIDAY INN
HOTEL AND SUITES
www.hiottawa.ca

Location: 111 Cooper St. - approx. 1km from uOttawa campus
(Map / Directions to Conference)

Rates: $132 CAD Plus applicable taxes (PST of 5%, GST of 5 % and a Destination Marketing Fee (DMF) of 3%.)

Reservations:613-238-1331, or toll-free at 1-800-267-8378

Group Code: Identify yourself as part of OUCC and provide group code Z8A at the time of reservation to receive the conference rates

Location:130 Besserer St. - approx. 0.5km from uOttawa campus
(Map / Directions to Conference)

Rates: $145 CAD for one bedroom suites, $199 CAD for two bedroom suites, plus applicable taxes

Reservations:613-232-2000, or toll-free 1-800-267-1989

Group Code: Identify OUCC2010 at the time of reservation to receive the conference rates

AIRPORT SHUTTLE: Guests can travel to and from any of the above-mentioned hotels to the Ottawa International Airport at the cost of $15 one way and $25 return. Tickets can be purchased at the YOW airport kiosk (near carousel 4), or by contacting 613-260-2359 from the hotel. Guests are advised to book one day in advance. All pick-ups are done by request only.

Here are the pick-up times for our participating hotels and the University residences:

  • University residences: pick-up at :50 past the hour
  • ARC The.Hotel: pick-up at :27 past the hour
  • Holiday Inn: pick-up at :30 past the hour
  • Les Suites: pick-up at :02 past the hour

Direction

Directions to the University of Ottawa campus are accessible via the following maps page.

The locations of our conference hotels, as well as directions from the hotels to the conference, can be found by viewing the accommodations tab.

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Parking

Update (May 26, 2010): OUCC attendees staying on-site (University of Ottawa residence) will have access to the Desmarais Hall indoor parking garage, as indicated on our parking map (or on the location map below). Parking passes will be included in your registration kit at no extra cost.

All other conference attendees will have access to the University of Ottawa’s available parking locations; however, normal parking rates will apply.

OUCC 2010 Location Map


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