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UCC IB Conference,

Tuesday June 26 – Thursday June 28, 2017

UCC is pleased to offer accommodations with four venues at four different price points. All are accessible by Toronto Transit and are close to several restaurants, shops and Toronto landmarks. Courtesy shuttle buses will run between one hotel and Upper Canada College; this will accommodate most people however participants may need to arrange their own transportation on occasion. Uber is working well in here in Toronto. Please contact one of the following hotels to arrange your accommodations or feel free to book on your own.

UCC Campus – 200 Lonsdale Road – Most convenient and economical!

boarding1We are pleased to be able to offer, for the first time, accommodations right on campus in our newly renovated boarding house. Rooms include wireless internet, towels, sheets, blankets and free parking. Please note there are shared washroom facilities. Restaurants and TTC are within a 10 minute walk and the conference is just across the quad!

Room Rate: $80 per night for a single. $120 for a double (+ 13% HST).

Please use this form to reserve a room.

(Note: this will redirect you to the 2017 IB registration form; anybody who wishes to book a room in the boarding house must do so as part of their registration process.)

Courtyard Marriott Hotel – 475 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Phone: (416) 924-0611

This downtown hotel is less than a block from College subway station and a 9-minute walk from shopping at the Toronto Eaton Centre.  A shuttle bus will leave from this hotel to the conference each day and return here each day leaving from WOOD STREET and YONGE.

Contemporary rooms offer free WiFi, desks, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Suites add separate living areas.

Social spaces include a living room-style lobby. The full-service American restaurant serves breakfast and dinner, while the bistro offers breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as all-day drinks, including Starbucks coffee. There’s also a business centre and 19 meeting rooms. Other amenities include an indoor lap pool, a whirlpool, a children’s wading pool and a 24-hour exercise room.

Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre – 30 Carleton St., Toronto

Phone: (416) 977-6655

Less than a block from College subway station, this high-rise hotel is also a 9-minute walk from shopping at the Eaton Centre.

Modern rooms come with flat-screen TVs and desks, plus minifridges and coffeemakers. Kids 19 and under stay free with an adult and there’s free WiFi in every room, as well as a choice of hard and soft pillows. Suites add separate living spaces and kitchenettes.

The facility also offers a restaurant (where kids 12 and under eat free), an indoor pool and an exercise room, plus a rooftop patio and paid parking.

A shuttle bus will leave from NEAR this hotel to the conference each day and return here each day leaving from WOOD STREET and YONGE. Ask the hotel to direct you to the intersection.

University of Toronto, Victoria College Residences – 73 Queen’s Park Crescent (no shuttle bus)

Phone: (416) 585-4524

Fax: (416) 813-4077

Website: www.vicu.utoronto.ca/hospitality/resaccommodations/SummerAccommodations

Email: accom.victoria@utoronto.ca

Victoria University Residences provide comfortable and affordable lodging for up to 800 budget-minded travellers. Offering convenient accommodation for your stay in downtown Toronto. Although close to the hustle and bustle, Victoria’s beautifully kept grounds and park-like setting suit a more casual pace. The university is located on the campus of the University of Toronto, which is also a beautiful place to explore. Internet is also available in the rooms, however guests must bring their own ethernet cable, request internet access upon check-in, and allow for approximately 20 minutes to set-up.Please note there are shared washroom facilities. Clean linens are provided for each room. Room rate includes breakfast. Internet is provided upon request and guests must bring their own ethernet cable. There are no parking facilities.  You will have to walk to the nearby Holiday Inn to access the courtesy bus to UCC each morning.

Room rate $72.00 per night single or $97.00 per night double (does not included WIFI) + HST.

Please contact the Residence Services Desk at accom.victoria@utoronto.ca


Transportation

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Upper Canada College is easily accessible via Pearson International Airport, Union Station (rail), the central bus terminal and by private car. Local public transit is fast, safe and efficient.

Transportation to Toronto and accommodation during the conference is the responsibility of participants. UCC’s IB Teacher Conference provides a list of recommended accommodations and transportation between those hotels and the conference. Participants staying at alternative locations must provide their own transportation to UCC.

Toronto is served by two airports: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ). Participants must arrange their own transportation from the airport to the hotel via public transit, airport shuttle or taxi.

Here is a link to information about our new train from the airport. The train is easier than taking our TTC (public transit) and very affordable.

https://www.torontopearson.com/en/toandfrom/upexpress/#