International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) VIII

 

Theme: Northern Sustainabilities

University of Northern British Columbia
Prince George, British Columbia CANADA
May 22 - 26, 2014
 

 

 
   

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Accommodation

[Hotel Accommodations]  |  [On Campus Accommodations at UNBC]  |  [Transit From Airport] 

Hotel Accommodations
Conference delegates are responsible for arranging their own accommodations at hotels.  The university is located on a hill overlooking the city of Prince George.  All of the hotels listed below are within a 15 minute drive of the university. 
*NOTE: Transport will be provided to/from the Coast Inn of the North, the Ramada Downtown and UNBC

COAST INN OF THE NORTH*
770 Brunswick Street, Prince George, BC, CANADA
Local: (011)+1 250-563-0121   International Toll Free: 1-800-716-6199
Email: k.muller@coasthotels.com
NOTE: It is imperative that you book your reservation by telephone or email and quote the GROUP CODE: CIN-GFC-8164.  The room availability and rate will be affected if you do not quote the group code.  Do not use the online booking tool on the hotel website.

The discounted group rate range of $125.00 - $145.00/night CAD + taxes, includes: Wi-Fi, local calls, flat-screen TVs, 24-hour room service, and access to pool/fitness facility.  The group rate expires at this property on April 19, 2014.  www.coasthotels.com

RAMADA DOWNTOWN PRINCE GEORGE*
444 George Street, Prince George, BC, CANADA
Local: (011)+1 250-563-0055 Toll Free in North America:  1-800-830-8833 
Email: reservations@ramadaprincegeorge.com
NOTE: It is imperative that you book your reservation by telephone or email and quote the GROUP CODE: CGICAS.  The room availability and rate will be affected if you do not quote the group code.  Do not use the online booking tool on the hotel website.

The discounted group rate of $119.00/night CAD + taxes, includes: Wi-Fi, large flat-screen TVs, and access to the pool/fitness facility.  The group rate expires at this property on April 11, 2014. www.ramadaprincegeorge.com

TREASURE COVE CASINO & HOTEL
2005 Hwy 97 South, Prince George, BC, CANADA
Local: (011)+1 250-614-9111   Toll Free in North America:  1-877-614-9111 
Email: fd@treasurecovehotel.net
NOTE: It is imperative that you book your reservation by telephone or email and quote the GROUP CODE: UARCTIC.  The room availability and rate will be affected if you do not quote the group code.  Do not use the online booking tool on the hotel website.  

The discounted group rate range of $129.00 - $179.00/night CAD + taxes, includes: continental breakfast & hot waffle bar, discounts to the hotel spa/restaurant/casino, WIFI, parking, access to the waterslide/hot tub, and fitness centre.  The group rate expires at this property on May 4, 2014. www.treasurecovehotel.net

Four Points by Sheraton
1790 Hwy 97 S, Prince George, BC, CANADA
Local: (011)+ 250-564-7100
         Toll Free in North America: 1-888-564-7105  www.fourpointsprincegeorge.com

Sandman Inn & Suites
1650 Central Street, Prince George, BC, CANADA
Local: (011)+ 250-563-8131   Toll Free in North America: 1-800-726-3626
www.sandmanhotels.com

Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George
2990 Recreation Place, Prince George, BC, CANADA
Local: (011)+ 250-645-7263    Toll Free in North America: 1-800-726-3626
www.sandmansignature.ca/hotels/prince-george/  

For a complete list of hotels available in Prince George please visit Tourism Prince George.


On Campus Accommodations at UNBC
The University of Northern British Columbia Residences offers accommodation to conference groups, professionals, sports teams, visiting faculty and students. 
 

  • Located immediately behind the main campus.
  • Fully furnished self contained 4 bedroom suites with living room, kitchen and bathroom.
  • Bedrooms furnished with super single beds, computer desk and chair.  Livingroom furnished with couch, coffee table, dining table and 4 chairs.  Kitchen equipped with full size fridge and stove.
  • Coin operated laundry machines, pay phones and vending machines located on each floor.
  • Large common room in each building equipped with TV and microwave available for meetings and social gatherings.
  • Parking available close to the Residence buildings.
  • 24 hour security and assistance available.
  • Wireless internet service available.
  • The residence buildings back onto a preserve with trails for walking, jogging and dodging moose. Click Forests for the World for more information.
  • Several food service outlets located on campus including a cafeteria and Tim Horton’s. Summer operating hours of these food service outlets are limited and will be posted once confirmed.

If you decide to stay on campus, you may want to consider having a vehicle at your disposal (there is a small daily cost for parking).  However, public transit is also available. Click Prince George Public Transit System for more information.

GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS IN RESIDENCE IS NOW SOLD OUT.  PLEASE CONTACT OTHER HOTELS LISTED ABOVE FOR ACCOMMODATIONS.

UNBC Conference & Events Service
3333 University Way
Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9, CANADA
Email: sarah.saunders@unbc.ca
Phone: (250)-960-6001
Fax: (250)-960-5291


Transit from Airport

Delegates will be responsible for their own transportation from the airport to the hotels and the University of Northern British Columbia.  The university is located approximately 15 kilometres from the Prince George Municipal Airport.

Airport Shuttle: The Airporter Shuttle bus charges $12.00 cash (Canadian dollars) per person to bring you to downtown hotels or to the campus.

Taxi Cab: Cab fare from the airport to a downtown hotel or the campus is approximately $25.00 one-way.

Further information regarding the Prince George Airport please visit:  http://www.pgairport.ca/

 

   

[Updated: April 29, 2014]

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