Cansmart & SMN 2015


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UBC Campus Accommodations

The Marine Drive Residence has a variety of room types available to the delegates of Cansmart/SMN 2015.

Marine Drive Single
Private bedroom with single bed, VoIP telephone and clock radio, in a four-bedroom shared apartment. Guests share two washrooms, lounge area and kitchen (not equipped with dishes, cooking utensils, etc.).

Marine Drive Studio Suite
Suite with double bed, private washroom, sitting area with desk, VoIP telephone and TV, fully-equipped kitchen and complimentary coffee service. Maximum 2 guests per suite.

Marine Drive Two Bedroom Suite
Two bedroom suite with single bed and clock radio in each room, one VoIP telephone in the first bedroom, private washroom, lounge area with TV, fully-equipped kitchen and complimentary coffee service. Maximum 2 guests per suite.

Complimentary high-speed internet access via Ethernet port is available. WiFi is available on campus and in the lobby of Marine Drive Residence (no WiFi in the room). Ethernet cable are not provided but can be purchased from the front desk for $10 each. The "ubcvisitor" wireless network is also available, free of charge, for all visitors on the UBC campus.

UBC Accommodations Parking

For those who are staying at Marine Drive, they can buy the parking passes direct from the front desk at the residence special rate of $9 plus taxes per vehicle per day. They will be given a puck to give them access to the West Parkade. They MUST return the puck back to the front desk or they will be charged for it.

Visitors can park in the West Parkade, which is located on Lower Mall, across from Marine Drive Residence. Monday to Friday, parkade rates are $1.75/30 mins with a $14/day max. More parking information can be found here:

UBC Accommodations Rates

The rates listed in the table are:
  1. The net rate, non-commissionable, subject to additional 5% goods and Services Tax (GST) and 8% Provincial sales tax (PST).
  2. The rate with all the taxes
Rate net With all taxes (13%)
Single $ 53 $ 59.89
Studio $ 119 $ 134.47
Two Bedroom $ 139 $ 157.07

These prices are valid from July 10 to July 20, 2015.

To take advantage of these rates, you have to book before June 12, 2015. After June 12, room rates cannot be guaranteed. When you book, you have to mention the Cansmart Group.

UBC Reservation Procedure

Reservations can be made:

Accommodations In Town

There is no shortage of accommodations in Vancouver. The following map provides a list of many hotels with different rates.

Downtown and Metro Map

However, the Organising Committee have also selected a few hotels for your convenience:

Pinnacle Hotel
Vancouver Harbourfront (Number # 58; C5 on the map) The discounted rate is $279 without taxes.

Holiday Inn Vancouver - Centre
(Number # 29; H5 on the map)
Holiday Inn Vancouver - Centre Booking Link

The Holiday Inn is conveniently located on the Broadway Corridor, only 2 blocks from the Canada Line Sky Train Station, making travel to and from Vancouver International Airport and Downtown Vancouver very easy. It is are also one of the closest hotels to the University of British Columbia campus and has direct bus access via the 99 B-Line.

Deluxe Guest Room $ 189.00 single/double occupancy
$ 15.00 each additional person
Superior Guest Room $ 219.00 single/double occupancy
$ 15.00 each additional person

Prof. Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Prof. George Akhras, Royal Military College of Canada