Places to Stay
The Department of Housing and Residence Life Services has made arrangements with the following hotels for discounted rates for Carleton guests requiring accommodation when in Ottawa.
Cartier Place Suite Hotel
The Cartier Place Suite Hotel, located downtown Ottawa between the beautiful Rideau Canal and trendy restaurant area of the Elgin Street, offers spacious studios as well as 1 and 2 bedroom suites that are perfect for families and business travellers. All suites offer numerous amenities, including complementary wireless internet. To take advantage of Carleton’s discount rate, please call 1-800-236-8399 to make reservations and be sure to mention that it’s for the Carleton University group. Kindly note that the discount is valid until July 3, 2019.
Travelodge Ottawa West
The Travelodge Ottawa Hotel & Conference Centre is pleased to offer rooms at the discounted price of $119.00/night standard single/double occupancy. Rooms include wireless hi-speed internet, free local calls, free parking and continental breakfast in hotel restaurant. All rates are quoted in Canadian dollars and are subject to availability and applicable taxes and fees. Reservations can be made directly by calling 1-800-578-7878 or 613-722-7600. Please reference code LKCU to ensure you receive the negotiated rate.
Days Inn Ottawa Airport
The Days Inn Ottawa Airport Hotel has set up a university/college rate. For the month of August, the rate will be $125/ day plus taxes ($140 during the regular academic year). This rate is for a standard room with two queen beds, a mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, DVD player with access to free movies, iron and ironing board and free high speed internet access. Also included is a complimentary continental breakfast. Reservations can be made directly at 613-739-7555 or toll free at 866-468-4442 or at 1800 DAYS INN. Callers must mention the CU Rate.
The Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown
Book your stay at the Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown and ask for the Carleton University Corporate Rate for a special discounted price of only $129 plus applicable taxes and fees per night and based on single or double occupancy. That rate applies to a standard suite with either one queen size beds or two double size beds and kitchenette. Rate includes deluxe continental breakfast, wireless internet and free local calls. Discounted rates available for one bedroom suites and executive one bedroom suites
Book online at www.bestwesternottawa.com, enter stay dates, then go to Promo/Corporate Code – enter online booking code 01543360, confirm reservation. You can also reserve by calling 1 800 465 7275 and ask for Carleton University CORPORATE RATE
Albert at Bay Suite Hotel
Book your stay at the Albert at Bay Suite Hotel and ask for the Carleton University Corporate Rate for a special discounted price of only $135-$159 plus applicable taxes and fees per night. This rate applies to a full one bedroom suite with either one or two queen size beds, full living room and full kitchen. Rate includes wireless internet and free local calls.
Book online at https://www.albertatbay.com, enter stay dates, go to Promo/Corporate Code. Type in CAR and confirm. Or call 1 800 267 6644 and ask for Carleton University Corporate Rate
Residence Inn By Marriott Ottawa Airport
Just recently opened, offers three room options including, studios with a king bed plus pull out, a one bedroom with a king bed plus a pull out and a one bedroom with two queen beds plus a pull out. All suites include a kitchen with a full size fridge, dishwasher & microwave as well as a cooktop. We provide a complimentary airport shuttle, surface and covered parking at no charge and an extensive hot breakfast buffet is included daily. Groups will also enjoy the well-equipped fitness room, pool, hot tub and no charge Wi-Fi. Rate is $169/night + applicable taxes and fees – studio room including king and pullout couch in an open concept format (sleeps 4). Call 613-523-9600 and mention Carleton University
Hampton Inn, Ottawa Airport
Scheduled to open April, 2015. Will offer three room options including standard rooms with 2 queen beds ($144/night + applicable taxes and fees), rooms with a king bed ($154/night plus applicable taxes and fees) and suites including a king as well as a pullout couch (please call for rates). All guest rooms include a mini size fridge, a microwave as well as a coffee maker. We provide a complimentary airport shuttle, surface parking at no charge and an extensive hot breakfast buffet is included daily. Groups will also enjoy the well-equipped fitness room, salt water pool, and no charge Wi-Fi. Call 613-248-1113 and ask for Carleton Family Rate
Holiday Inn Express, Ottawa Airport
This fairly new property offers four room options including standard rooms with 2 queen beds, rooms with a king and suites including a king as well as a pullout couch or 2 queens with a pullout couch. All guest rooms include a mini size fridge, a microwave as well as a coffee maker. We provide a complimentary airport shuttle, surface parking at no charge and an extensive hot breakfast buffet is included daily. Groups will also enjoy the well-equipped fitness room, pool and hot tub, and no charge Wi-Fi. $154 /night + applicable taxes and fees- standard room with 2 queen beds (sleeps 4) 613-247- 9500
Ottawa Macdonald-CartierInternational Airport(YOW) is serviced by many major airlines, such as Delta, United, American Airlines, US Airways, Air Canada, Porter, West Jet, and Air Transat. The Airport has undergone recent renovations and has been awarded a number of honours that include being named 1st in North America (any size of airport) and 2nd in the world for airports that serve between 2 and 5 million passengers in the annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) passenger satisfaction benchmarking program. The Airport is easy to navigate and is close to downtown Ottawa and Carleton University.
Tickets for the commuter service between hotels and the airport are available for purchase upon arrival at the Airport Desk located in the Arrivals terminal, opposite the baggage carousels at the airport.
Average fare to downtown: $29 CDN
Public Transit (OC Transpo)
Route 97 departs from pillar 14 outside the level 1 Arrivals area. Route 97 uses low-floor, fully accessible buses that accommodate wheelchairs. Bus tickets are available at the Ground Transportation Desk located on level 1 at the central door of the Arrivals area.
Travel during TBLT
A number of licensed taxi companies operate in Ottawa.
The O-Train station is located between Campus Avenue and University Drive.
OC-Transpo buses stop at four locations on campus:
- The campus entrance (at Bronson and Sunnyside)
- Campus Avenue (Residence Commons – closest to the conference venue)
- Campus Avenue (Minto CASE Building)
- University Drive (Athletics Centre)
The closest lot to the conference venue is P16 Garage (with capacity of 50 visitor spaces) located under Richcraft Hall. The rate in this lot is $14.00 for 4 hours only.
The P9 Garage visitor levels 1,2 and 3 is the second closest lot, with the daily rate of $14.00. The 3 visitor levels have about 100 spaces combined. Kindly note that parking spaces may be limited due to construction work being currently done on the Nickel Building. The P18 Garage (at Residence) is the third option.This Garage is $11.00 for all day. For more information, visit Parking Services.