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Accommodations

We have blocked off rooms on-campus and at the some local hotels. The release date varies from location to location and are listed below. Remember to mention the Canadian Association of Geographers conference when booking. All prices exclude taxes unless otherwise indicated.

On-campus

   All rooms: $19/night
  

100 rooms reserved (Paton College; until July 15, 2013)

To book a room on campus, fill out this form and email it to conferences (at) mun (dot) ca by July 15, 2013.

University Area

  • Holiday Inn, 180 Portugal Cove Road, (709) 722-0934 / Toll Free 1-800-933-0506 (c. 20-25 minute walk; also served by Metrobus Route 1)
  $145.95/night; August 10-16, 2013 inclusive
  40 rooms held until May 28, 2013
  *This hotel is located between the airport and the university. There are no nearby amenities except for the attached East Side Mario's.

Downtown

We have secured a group rate (not a block of rooms) at two downtown hotels:

  • Delta St. John's, 120 New Gower Street, 1-888-793-3582 (toll free) | (709) 739-6404 (c. 30-35 minute walk) 
  $184; August 10-16, 2013 inclusive
  $189 (traditional -- only available select nights as of May 30), $209 (deluxe), $249 (club); August 10-16, 2013 inclusive
  To make your reservation, call the number above (M-F 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. NST) or email reservations (at) sheratonhotelnewfoundland (dot) com for after-hours reservations. Reservations must be made two weeks prior to your arrival date to guarantee this reservation rate.

Because these are group rates, not a block of rooms, you should make your reservations as early as possible. These rates are subject to availability.

Other accommodations

Some other nearby accommodations are listed below.You can also consult the city's accommodation listing or Vacation Rentals by Owner. Rates were checked in August 2012. All prices exclude taxes.

University Area

  • Guv'nor Inn, 389 Elizabeth Avenue, 1-800-961-0092 (toll free) | 709-726-0092 (c. 10 minute walk)
  Rates not yet available
  • Super 8 Motel, 175 Higgins Line, 1-866-670-7666 (toll free) | (709) 739-8888 (c. 35-40 minute walk; also served by  Metrobus Route 1)
   Regular rates from $179 (single/double)
   *This hotel is located between the airport and the university. There are fewnearby amenities.

Hostels

  • HI St. John's, 8 Gower Street (near the intersection of Gower Street and Military Road), (709) 754-4789 (c. 35-40 minute walk)
   From $33 per bed (non Hostelling International member price)
  • The Foggy Rock, 50 Prescott Street (near the intersection of Duckworth and Prescott Streets), (709) 754-4789 (c. 25-30 minute walk)
   Rates not yet available

Downtown B & Bs (c. 25-30 minute walk)

  • Abba Inn, 36 Queen's Road, 1-800-754-0058 (toll free) | (709) 754-0058 (also accessible via Metrobus Route 15 from Military Road)
   From $79 to $189/night

 

  • Balmoral House, 38 Queen's Road, 1-877-428-1055 (toll free) | (709) 754 - 5721
   From $119/night

 

  • Cantwell House, 25 Queen's Road, (709) 754-8439

     

    Rates not yet available

 

  • Park House, 112 Military Road, 1-866-303-0565 (toll free) | (709) 576-2265 or (709) 576-6087 
  From $99 to $250

More Upscale B & Bs and boutique hotels (c. 25-30 minute walk)

  • Winterholme, 79 Rennie's Mill Road, 1-800-599-7829 | (709) 739-7979
   From $159/night

 

  • Monroe House, 8A Forest Road, 1-866-754-0610 | (709) 754-0610 
 

Rates not yet available

   From $255/night

West of the university and the Avalon Mall (driving distance only)

  • Ramada Inn, 102-108 Kenmount Rd., (709) 722-9330
    From $112.49 (single/double)
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