Accommodations - 2017 Annual Meeting

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University Residences:

The University of Manitoba Student Residences offer a variety of rooms on the Fort Garry campus, a short walk away from the conference location. These range from private single bedrooms to dorm style rooms with communal style (shared) washrooms.

  • Pembina Hall Residences: Each room is described as a semi suite room with a single bed, private washroom, and air conditioning. The nightly rate is \$81.59 (tax included). NOTE: Pembina Hall is now full.
  • Mary Speechly Hall: The rooms are described as a basic dorm style, single room, no air conditioning (fans are provided) with communal washroom and showers facilities. The nightly rate is \$52.03 per person (tax included).

Parking is available at a daily cost of $12.00 per day on weekdays – during the day – and is free on evenings and weekends. However, this price is subject to change without notice. NOTE: The University Residences are not accepting new reservations at this point.

Hotels close to the conference location:

The following hotels have agreed to set aside a block of rooms for conference attendees. Note that these hotels would not be considered to be within walking distance from campus by most people.

  • Canad'Inn Destination Centre Fort Garry: A block of 100 rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The conference rate is \$118 per night (+tx); rooms are held (and rate guaranteed) until March 10. For reservations, call 1-888-332-2623 and mention the reference block number (235822) or SSC2017. The hotel is 2.5 km away from the conference location and easily accessible via public transit (routes 60 & 160).
  • Best Western Pembina Inn & Suites: A block of 50 rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The conference rate is \$135 per night (+tx) and includes continental breakfast; rooms are held (and rate guaranteed) until May 10. Reservations can be made online here or by calling the hotel directly at 204-269-8888, quoting the Statistical Society of Canada. The hotel is 3.5 km away from the conference location and easily accessible via public transit (routes 60 & 160).
  • Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South: A block of 40 rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The conference rate is \$145 per night (+tx); rooms are held (and rate guaranteed) until April 24. Reservations can be made online here. The hotel is 4 km away from the conference location and accessible via public transit (routes 137 & 162).
  • ADDED on MARCH 16 – Holiday inn Winnipeg South: A block of rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The conference rate is \$130 per night (+tx); rooms are held (and rate guaranteed) until a date to be confirmed later. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 204-452-4747, quoting the Statistical Society of Canada. The hotel is 4.5 km away from the conference location and easily accessible via public transit (routes 60 & 160).

Another option that is reasonably close to campus is the Comfort Inn South Winnipeg (5 km away from conference location). However, no rooms have been blocked in this hotel.

Hotels located downtown:

The following hotels have agreed to set aside a block of rooms for conference attendees. These hotels are a 15-20 minute taxi ride away from the conference site, 20-30 minutes using public rapid transit (routes 160 & 161, the later being a super-express to campus).

  • Fort Garry Hotel: A block of 40 rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The conference rates are \$139 and \$149 per night (+tx); rooms are held (and rate guaranteed) until May 10. For reservations, call the hotel at 204-942-8251 and mention the special code (10Y2JP). The hotel is located 10.5 km away from the conference location and accessible via public transit (routes 160, 161 & 162).
  • Fairmont Winnipeg: A block of rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The conference rates range between \$159 and \$359 per night (+tx); rooms are held (and rates guaranteed) until a date to be confirmed later. For reservations, call the hotel at 204-985-6240 and mention the special code (UOFM0617). The hotel is located 11.5 km away from the conference location and accessible via public transit (routes 160, 161 & 162).

Another popular option is the Inn at the Forks (11 km away from campus), but no rooms could be blocked for attendees of the SSC meeting at this hotel.