Accommodation Information

Rooms have been reserved for the VUVX 2010 delegates at the Marine Drive Residences, Gage Towers, and the West Coast Suites located at the University of British Columbia.

Bookings may be made online, please click here to access the UBC online reservation form.

You can also contact the the UBC Reservations Office at 604-822-1000 or Toll Free 1-888-822-1030.

There are other room types that are available at UBC if you feel that none of these room types are suitable. Please contact the UBC Reservations Office for more information and be sure to mention that you are a delegate of the VUVX 2010 Conference.

If you would like to search for availability to include the dates of the Short course on quantitative analysis of XANES, simply change the dates in the Search function on the booking form.

Family Friendly Accomodation Options - The West Coast Suite and a Tower Suite at the Gage Towers are the best options.  The Tower Suite is 6 individually locking bedrooms in one quad (sold as a single unit) – one of the bedrooms has a double bed for the adults.  In order to reserve a Tower Suite, please contact the Reservations Office directly at the number above or email reservations@housing.ubc.ca and ask to have your room added to the VUVX room block.  More information on the West Coast Suite can be found below. 

All conference attendees staying in the residences will be provided with a hot breakfast each morning. Please note that parking is first come first served, so it is best when guests book online to indicate if they need parking.

Note, the below rates are subject to taxes. 

Accommodation at Marine Drive Residences
The Marine Drive Residences are approximately 10-15 minutes walking distance from the Life Sciences Institute, where the conference sessions will be held. Complimentary in room internet access is available - delegates are required to bring their own LAN cable.

SINGLE ROOM
$56 per night
Apartment with four single bedrooms each with a single bed. Guests share a lounge, 2 washrooms with shower (no bathtub), kitchenette with fridge and stove (no utensils or cooking equipment provided). Bedrooms accommodate one person only. We cannot guarantee room assignments prior to arrival. Limited co-ed accommodation may be available. On-site laundry is available.


STUDIO SUITE DOUBLE
$119 per night
Private suite with double bed in bed/sitting room, shower (no bathtub), equipped kitchenette with fridge and stove. Suitable for single or double occupancy. On-site laundry is available.



Accommodation at the Gage Towers and West Coast Suites
The Gage Towers are approximately 10-15 minutes walking distance from the Life Sciences Institute, where the conference sessions will be held.

ONE BEDROOM SUITE
$149 per night
Private suite with queen bed, shower (no bathtub). Suitable for two people. Includes phone, TV, kitchenette and on-site laundry. In room internet access is available for $10.00 plus taxes - delegates are required to bring their own LAN cable.


STUDIO SUITE DOUBLE

$119 per night
Private studio apartment with a double bed. Suitable for two people. Includes phone, TV, kitchenette and on-site laundry. In room internet access is available for $10.00 plus taxes - delegates are required to bring their own LAN cable.


WEST COAST SUITE
$199 per night
A contemporary, West Coast style one-bedroom hotel suite with kitchenette, furnished with modern luxury and comfort. Featuring natural wood and stone materials, a king or queen bed in the bedroom and double sofa bed in the living room, luxury linen, complimentary wireless high-speed internet, and LCD television. Please note: Wheelchair accessible suites are available.


To book your accommodation outside of UBC, please refer to the Tourism Vancouver website.