Canadian Health Libraries Association

2007 Conference
May 28th - June 1st
Ottawa, Ontario

Travel & Accomodation

 

Hotel

Transportation to the Lord Elgin

Travelling to Ottawa

Travelling within Ottawa

Hotel & Rates

We are pleased to have arranged the Lord Elgin Hotel as the conference venue. The Lord Elgin is situated in downtown Ottawa, across from the National Arts Centre and just steps from the Parliament buildings and the Rideau Canal. For information, see the hotel website, which includes a video tour.

Room Rates:

Standard King Single or Double $145
Standard Queen Single or Double $145
Standard 2 Queens Single or Double $145

To receive this special conference room rate please mention that you are attending the CHLA conference when you make your hotel reservation. Rooms must be booked by April 28th, 2007 to qualify for the special room rate.

If you will be staying at the Lord Elgin hotel, the great rates being offered at the hotel are only available until April 28th. After that date availability of rooms is not guaranteed. Ottawa is a busy conference and tourist town in May so book soon!

*Rates are subject to applicable taxes in effect at the time of check-in, currently 6% GST, 5% PST, and 3% Destination Marketing Fee. Non-Canadian residents may apply for rebate on the GST only upon completion of the GST Rebate Form, which may be obtained from the hotel. The PST and Lodging Tax are not refundable. There is no charge for children under 18 years of age, sharing parent’s room (maximum 4 persons per room).

Travelling to Ottawa

Ottawa is easily accessible by road, rail and air, with direct flights to major Canadian cities on Air Canada and West Jet. For more information, visit Ottawa Tourism or the links below.

Air

Bus

Rail

Transportation to the Lord Elgin Hotel (100 Elgin Street)

From the Airport (1000 Airport Parkway / 13 km from the Lord Elgin Hotel)

Taxi

Fare: $25 - $30

YOW Airporter leaves from post #10, level 1, arrivals area

Frequency: every 30 minutes (:25 and :55)

Route #97 leaves from post #14

Approximate travel time: 25 minutes
Mid-day frequency: Every 15 minutes
Fare: $3

Disembark at Metcalfe Street (previous stop: Mackenzie King/Rideau Centre). Walk along Albert Street in the opposite direction to Elgin and then turn right. The Lord Elgin Hotel is one block away on the corner of Slater and Elgin. Walking time from bus stop to hotel: 3 minutes.


From the Ottawa Train Station (200 Tremblay Road / 6 km from the Lord Elgin Hotel)

Taxi

Approximate fare: $15

Following the OC Transpo signage within the station, walk across the footbridge opposite the station entrance.

Route #95 leaves from Platform 2A "Downtown"

Approximate travel time: 15 minutes
Mid-day frequency: Every 5-6 minutes
Fare: $3

Disembark at Metcalfe Street (previous stop: Mackenzie King/Rideau Centre). Walk along Albert Street in the opposite direction to Elgin and then turn right. The Lord Elgin Hotel is one block away on the corner of Slater and Elgin. Walking time from bus stop to hotel: 3 minutes.

From the Bus Terminal (265 Catherine Street / 3 km from the Lord Elgin Hotel)

Taxi

Approximate fare: $10

Public Transit

Requires connections. Taxi is the most convenient way to travel from the Ottawa bus terminal to the Lord Elgin Hotel.

Please contact any member of the Transportation Committee if you have any questions or would like more information about traveling within Ottawa.

Travelling within Ottawa

Travelling from the conference venue to restaurants, pubs, shopping, museums and other attractions is fast and convenient, whether on foot, by taxi or by public transit.

Car Rental

Public Transit

Taxi


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| May 17, 2007