Transport

Sudbury is ~400 km north of Toronto and ~450 km northwest of Ottawa. Depending on your budget and the amount of time you have, there are four travel options: air (Air Canada, Bearskin, Porter), train (VIArail – once per week), bus (Ontario Northland), and car (~4.5 hrs from Toronto, ~5.5 hrs from Ottawa).

A Shuttle Service will be operated between South End hotels (e.g., Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites, Comfort Inn, Super 8, Holiday Inn, Travelodge, Travelway Inn), downtown hotels (e.g., Radisson, Northbury), and the Laurentian University campus during the meeting.

Accommodation

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at several local hotels, some of which are in the Hospital / Science North area ~1.5 km east of the university, some of which are near the “Four Corners” commercial area ~2 km to the south, and some of which are located in downtown Sudbury ~4 km to the northwest. All of the listed hotels have private bathrooms, most serve continental or hot breakfasts or have adjacent coffee shops/restaurants, and some have indoor swimming pools.

Book your hotel using the block reference code “GAC-MAC 2023”. Room rates guaranteed until 24 April 2023. Cancellation Policy is 48 hours advance notice.

Shuttle buses will pick up participants at listed hotels each morning and return them at end of day programming.

For those driving, there will be free parking on-campus in Parking Lot P1 (in front of the Fraser Auditorium).

University Area

Travelway Inn www.travelwayinnsudbury.com, 1200 Paris Street (bottom of Ramsey Lake Road, across the street from Science North, ~1 km from LU), Tel: +1 (800) 461-4883 or +1 (705) 522-1122, Fax:, 40 rooms booked at $140 per night plus taxes. Includes a complimentary hot breakfast.

Travelodge www.wyndhamhotels.com/en-ca/travelodge/sudbury-ontario/travelodge-hotel-sudbury/overview, 1401 Paris Street (across and down Paris Street from the Travelway Inn ~1.5 km from LU), Tel: (705) 522-1100 or 1-800-578-7878, 65 rooms booked at $115.50 per night plus taxes.

Four Corners Area

Holiday Inn www.holidayinn.com, 1696 Regent Street (~4 km from LU), Tel: +1 (877) 863-4780 or (705) 522-0600, 50 rooms booked at $132 per night plus taxes.

Hampton Inn www.sudburyontario.hamptoninn.com, 2280 Regent Street (“Four Corners” area, ~4 km from LU), Tel: +1 (705) 523-5200, Fax: +1 (705) 523-5209, 50 rooms booked at $149 per night plus taxes. Includes a complimentary hot breakfast.

Homewood Suites www, www.sudbury.Homewoodsuites.com, 2280 Regent Street beside Hampton Inn (“Four Corners” area, ~4 km from LU), Tel: +1 (705) 523-5200, Fax: +1 (705) 523-5209, 15 suites booked at $169 per night plus taxes. Includes a complimentary hot breakfast.

Note: the Holiday Inn, Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites are farther away than the Travelway Inn and Travelodge, but there is a nice 20-30 minute walk to the University through the Lo-Ellen neighborhood, along a pedestrian-only fire access road overlooking Lake Nepahwin, and along a walking path past the Idylwylde Golf Course (ask for directions so that you do not miss the turn off).

Downtown Sudbury

Radisson Hotel www.radisson.com/sudburyca, 85 Saint Anne Road (in downtown Sudbury ~5 km from LU), Tel: +1 (888) 201-1718 (toll-free in US and Canada) or +1 (705) 675-1123, Fax: +1 (705) 675-7727, 60 standard rooms booked at $119.00; 15 queen bed rooms at $129.00; 15 king bed rooms at $139.00 per night plus taxes.

Quality Inn www.sudburyqualityinn.com, 390 Elgin Street South (southern edge of downtown ~4 km from LU), Tel: +1 (705) 675-1273, 50 rooms booked at $115 per night plus taxes.

Northbury Hotel https://northburyhotels.com, 50 Brady Street (southern edge of downtown ~ 5 km from LU), Tel: +1 (705) 675-5602 or 1-800-461-1144, 50 rooms booked at $119 per night plus taxes.

Laurentian University Student Residences

A limited number of rooms are available in student residences on-campus. Booking details to be provided here in the new year.

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