Travel to St. John’s, NL

Air Canada, West Jet and Provincial Airlines have regularly scheduled flights to St. John’s from several centres throughout Canada. Continental Airlines has a daily flight departing from Newark, New Jersey.

Taxi Service to the Conference hotel will cost $25.00 and take 10-15 minutes.

Those of you wishing to drive to St. John’s from other provinces will need to book a ferry crossing from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques, NL on one of Marine Atlantic’s vessels. Crossing the Cabot Strait will take 6-7 hours. Once on the island your drive to St. John’s will take another 9 hours along the Trans Canada Highway.


(N.B. Please be sure to make your reservations as soon as possible. Rooms are very scarce in St. John’s throughout the conference period as there are several other meetings taking place in town at the same time!!!!)

Fairmont Hotel, St. John’s, NL.
The Fairmont Hotel overlooks St. John’s harbour.
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The organizing committee for the 2007 Canadian Archaeological Association Conference have obtained a group rate at the Fairmont Hotel, the site of the conference in St. John’s, NL. It is the responsibility of delegates to make their own reservations by calling the Fairmont’s Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414, or visiting the Fairmont Reservations page on the hotel’s web site. Callers must identify themselves as 2007 Canadian Archaeological Association Conference delegates. When submitting an Internet request, users must enter the “group promo code,” GRARC1, assigned by the hotel to the conference.

Reservations must be made 30 days prior to the start of the conference (Wednesday May 16, 2007) to qualify for the group rate. (However, please read the N.B. above). Delegate will be required to guarantee in cash or major credit card their reservations for late arrival. Cancellations may be made up to 48 hours prior to arrival and the deposit refunded for the full nights stay. Delegates should retain the cancellation number provided to them at the time of cancellation. Any reservation made within 30 days preceding the conference will not be eligible for the group rate.

Fairmont Hotel Room Rates (Group Rate)

Room Single Rate Double Rate
Fairmont Room (City View) $149.00 $149.00
Fairmont Deluxe (Harbour View) $184.00 $184.00

Additional Room Occupants

Each extra person sharing a room will be charged an additional $15.00 per night. There will be no charge for children up and including the age of 18 years who share with their parents. Maximum occupancy is four persons per room.

Updated November 16, 2006