Location

Arrival Information

Address: 40 Livyers Loop, St. John's, NL, St John's, A1B 3P7, Canada

Check-In: after 3 p.m. Check-Out: by 11 a.m.

Our front desk is located just inside the main entrance of Macpherson College on Livyers Loop (off of Prince Philip Drive). The entrance is immediately below a skywalk and is located at the north-end of the complex.

Summer season (May 1 - August 21): front desk open 24/7

For guests with confirmed reservations and arriving outside of these dates (August 21 to May 1), please communicate with us your anticipated arrival time at the time of booking to make arrangements.  Our administrative offices are open 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Getting here - travel to St. John's, NL

By plane

St. John’s, NL is home to an international airport (YYT) that serves all the airlines flying in and out of the province.  Take Metrobus route 14 from the airport to Memorial University Smallwood University Centre (STOP ID: 1150).  Bus fare is $2.50 per ride and this route is wheelchair accessible.  Please see walking instructions from the University Centre, below.

By ferry

The Marine Atlantic ferry docks in Argentia. You can take Route 100 past the communities of Dunville and Freshwater. This route meets the Trans Canada Highway – drive east on the Trans Canada Highway to St. John’s.

By car

Drive east on the Trans Canada Highway towards St. John's. Take exit 46 onto Allandale Road and then make a right onto Prince Philip Drive followed by a left onto Livyers Loop.

By bus

DRL, the province’s private bus line, makes regular stops at the Smallwood University Centre to pick up and drop off travellers.  Please see walking instructions from the University Centre, below.

Travel to and from airport

Taxis

St. John's International Airport (YYT) is located approximately 8 km from Memorial University. Taxi cabs queue outside the arrivals area and a taxi dispatcher is available to assist you. Within 10 minutes of entering your taxi, you can be checking into your room.

To arrange for an accessible taxi service, please contact at least 24 hours in advance GoBus Accessible Transit at (709) 368-1620 or Wheelway Transportation Limited at (709) 753-0605. Both companies can accommodate large mobility aids.

Public Transportation

Take Metrobus route 14 from the airport to Memorial University Smallwood University Centre (STOP ID: 1150). Bus fare is $2.50 per ride and this route is wheelchair accessible.  Please see walking instructions from the University Centre, below.

Directions from University Centre

From the Smallwood University Centre, walk east on Artic Avenue past the Earth Sciences building, take a right on Morrisey Avenue, and cross Prince Philip Drive intersection onto Livyers Loop. Please note there is also an underground pedestrian underpass adjacent to the intersection.

If you'd like to stay indoors, you can follow Memorial's tunnel and pedway system. From the University Centre, follow the green line to the main locker tunnel and turn left at the blue line towards the residences.  Walk past the Bruneau Centre and the Science Building.  At Hatcher House take the elevator to the third floor and cross the pedway to Macpherson College (Shiwak/Cluett). Our check-in desk is located on the ground floor.

Contact

Guest Accommodations

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000