Accomodations


Block room bookings have not been made for CDIO 2017 given that competitive rates can be obtained either directly from the hotel websites or from third-party websites.  The information provided below is to assist conference delegates in selecting their hotel, and it assumes that the primary mode of transportation is by C-Train.  Many additional hotel options exist for those who have a rental car and desire to drive to the conference venue, or for those who wish to explore options beyond the recommended hotels.  Hotel information (features, rates, rating) was obtained from a third-party site, and details may vary at the time of booking.


Accommodation information for CDIO Academy participants is available here.  ​


University of calgary campus Hotel

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1. Hotel Alma

Located on the University of Calgary campus, this hotel offers free WiFi

and breakfast. This hotel is a 5-minute walk to the conference venue.


http://hotelalma.ca/

$180 - $280 / night

Third-party site rating: Very good – 8.2/10




Hotel Village Area Hotels


Located near the University of Calgary campus.  All hotels in Hotel Village are within walking distance of the conference venue (approx. 2.5 km or 30 minutes), or via the C-Train - one stop from Banff Trail Station to University Station.  Restaurant choices are available within walking distance, specifically those bounded by the “triangle” formed by Crowchild Trail, Banff Trail, and 16th Avenue.  A wider choice of restaurants is available by taking the C-Train into the downtown core.


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2. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Calgary NW - University Area

This newer hotel offers a light breakfast, free WiFi, and rooms with

either Queen- or King-sized beds.

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/calgary/yycbt/
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$172 - $200 / night
Third-party site rating: Wonderful – 9 /10





3. Aloft Calgary University

This hotel offers free WiFi and a mini-fridge, coffee and tea maker in each room. 

http://www.aloftcalgaryuniversity.com
$179 - $209 / night
Third-party site rating: Excellent – 8.8 /10





4. Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Calgary University NW

This hotel offers an indoor pool with waterslide, free WiFi and a hot full

continental breakfast.

http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/alberta/hampton-inn-and-suites

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$189 - $252 / night
Third-party site rating: Excellent – 8.8 /10




5. Best Western Village Park Inn

Hotel offers free WiFi, breakfast, and a small refrigerator in each room.

Banff Trail C-Train station is a 5-minute walk away.

http://www.villageparkinn.com
$159 - $287 / night
Third-party site rating: Excellent – 8.8 /10




Downtown Calgary hotels


These hotels are located in the central business district of Calgary.  Access to the trendy Kensington area is accessible by a short walk across the 10th Street bridge or the iconic Calgary Peace Bridge.  The 8th Avenue downtown walking street offers a multitude of restaurants and is within walking distance.  C-Train use along 7th Avenue between City Hall and West/Kerby Stations is a free fare zone. 

Access to the conference venue is through the C-Train Red Line to the Tuscany station which can be accessed through any of the four WestBound (WB) stations (7th Street SW, 4th Street SW, 1st Street SW, City Hall) along 7th Avenue.  Travel outside of the 7th Avenue free fare zone requires a single C-Train ticket for $3.15.  Tickets can be purchased at the entrance to any C-Train station or platform, or books of 10 can be purchased from Calgary convenience stores (Mac’s, 7-Eleven) or Calgary grocery stores (Safeway, Co-op).  If purchasing a book of 10, make sure to validate your ticket at the ticket vending machine prior to entering the fare restricted zone.  Ticket validation machines are often located next to single-ticket vending machines.

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6. Holiday Inn Express Calgary - Downtown

Hotel offers free WiFi, a microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker in each

room.  Breakfast is included.  Access to the conference venue is best

achieved using the westbound 7th Street SW C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/calgary/yyccg/hoteldetail
$155 - $210 / night
Third-party site rating: Very good – 8 /10




7. Ramada Hotel Downtown Calgary

Hotel offers free WiFi.  Access to the conference venue is best achieved

using the westbound 7th Street SW C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

http://ramadacalgary.com/
$117 - $233 / night
Third-party site rating: Good – 7.4 /10




8. Sandman Hotel Calgary City Centre

Hotel offers free WiFi.  Access to the conference venue is best achieved

using the westbound 7th Street SW C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

https://www.sandmanhotels.com/locations/alberta/calgary/hotels/calgary

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$157 - $167 / night
Third-party site rating: Good – 7.4 /10




9. Regency Suites Hotel

Hotel offers free WiFi and every suite includes a full kitchen.  Access to

the conference venue is best achieved using the westbound 4th Street

SW C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

http://hotel.regencycalgary.com/
$183 - $259 / night
Third-party site rating: Very good - 8.3 /10




10. International Hotel Calgary

Hotel offers free WiFi and a breakfast buffet.  Access to the conference

venue is best achieved using either the westbound 4th Street SW C-Train

station or the westbound 1st Street SW C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

http://www.internationalhotel.ca/
$234 - $264 / night
Third-party site rating: Excellent – 8.6 /10




11. The Fairmont Palliser

Iconic hotel built by CP Rail in 1914 and part of a system that was designed

to attract European travellers to Western Canada via Canadian Pacific’s

railway.  Other hotels built as part of the system include the Banff Springs

Hotel, the Chateau Lake Louise, and the Lake O’Hara Lodge.  Access to

the conference venue is best achieved using the westbound 1st Street

SW C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

http://www.fairmont.com/palliser-calgary/
$254 - $449 / night
Third-party site rating: Wonderful – 9 /10




12. Hotel Le Germain Calgary

Hotel offers free WiFi and breakfast.  Access to the conference venue is

best achieved using the westbound 1st Street SW C-Train station on

7th Avenue SW. 

http://www.legermainhotels.com/en/calgary/
$314 - $660 / night
Third-party site rating: Wonderful – 9.3 /10




13. Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel

Hotel offers free WiFi.  Access to the conference venue is best achieved

using the westbound 1st Street SW C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yycdt-calgary-marriott-downtown-hotel/
$287 - $384 / night
Third-party site rating: Wonderful – 9.2 /10




14. Hyatt Regency Calgary

Hotel offers free WiFi and breakfast with some bookings.  Access to the

conference venue is best achieved using the westbound 1st Street SW

C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

https://calgary.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
$389 - $959 / night
Third-party site rating: Excellent – 8.6 /10



15. Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown

Hotel offers free WiFi.  Access to the conference venue is best achieved

using the westbound City Hall C-Train station on 7th Avenue SW. 

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yycbv-delta-hotels-calgary-downtown/
$219 - $384 / night
Third-party site rating: Very good – 8.5 /10