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Both on-campus and off-campus accommodation options are available for Americas XI participants. On-campus accommodation are student residences at the Lister Center and the St. Joseph College. Single room, two-bedroom/four bedroom apartments are available.

Many off-campus hotels on the Whyte Avenue or in downtown are connected to the campus by direct buses or LRT (subway), within a 15-minute ride. We have reserved blocks of rooms at several hotels to secure group rates.

Student Residences

Schaffer Hall at the Lister Centre

Lister Centre is the main student residence on campus. It is within 10 minutes walk to all on-campus facilties. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Schäffer Hall residence for Americas Conference participants.

Schäffer Hall offers fantastic value with bright, comfortable single rooms with private washrooms. Each room features windows that open and black-out blinds and a work desk for your convenience. It offers the following complimentary services:

  • High-speed internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Refrigerator & sink (in shared kitchen)
  • Cable television (in shared lounge)
  • Free local calls (in shared lounge)

Schäffer Hall also offers common areas featuring lounges with comfortable seating, kitchens, and laundry machines.

For more details and contact information, visit the UofA Guest Services website: https://www.conference.ualberta.ca/accommodation/summer-accommodation

Rate (in Canadian Dollars):  $72.00 + tax

To reserve a room, download the reservation form:
Room Reservation Form for Americas Conference Participants

Send the completed form to the UofA Guest Services either by fax: +1 (780) 492-5597 or by email: guest.services@ualberta.ca.

Contact number for the Lister Centre front desk is: +1 (780) 492-6056.


St. Joseph's College Residence

The newly constructed Women's Residence of the St. Joseph's College offers summer accommodation to conference participants. The residence is centrally located on campus and close to confence venues. Room choices include one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and four-bedroom apartments (based on availability). Each apartment has private bathrooms with shower and a kitchenette.

See the residence website for more information:

The rates are for each apartment (in Canadian dollars):

  • One-bedroom apartment:  $105 + tax
  • Two-bedroom apartment:  $155 + tax
  • Four-bedroom apartment:  $210 + tax

To reserve a room, please fill out the Summer Residence application form:
St. Joseph's College Summer Residence application form


Off-Campus Hotels

Varscona Hotel on Whyte
8206 106 St, +1 (780) 434-6111.

The hotel is located on the Whyte Avenue (82 Avenue) in the historical Old Strathcona area near the campus, where there are many nice restaurants, bars, and shops. The hotel is on the routes of several direct buses to compus within 10 minutes bus ride. It is also within 30 minutes walk to campus.

Visit hotel website for more information and specials: Vascona Hotel on Whyte

We have reserved a block of rooms for our participants under group name "Americas Conference".

Group Rate:  $165 + tax per night.

The rate includes the following complimentary services:

  • Valet or Self-Parking
  • Executive Breakfast Buffet
  • Hosted Evening Wine & Cheese Tasting
  • Hi-speed Wi-Fi
  • Unlimited Local phone calls & toll free calls
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • Bike Rental
To reserve a room, use the following direct link to the hotel reservation:
Reservation for Americas Conference Participants

Reserve as soon as you can (before June 30, 2017) to ensure availability.
Contact Ankush Chodvadiya at achodvadiya@varscona.com or +1 780-431-5338 if you are unable to book into the reserved block.


Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown
10425 100th Ave, +1 (780) 423-5611

Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, hotel guests at the Comfort Inn and Suites Downtown Edmonton can enjoy the very best that Alberta's Capital City has to offer. Within walking distance of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and the University of Alberta the hotel is the perfect place for your trip to Edmonton. The hotel is also connected to the UofA campus by our subway: LRT (within 10 mintes). Get off at the University Station in the direction of Century Park. Visit the hotel website for more information and specials:
Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown

We have reserved a block of rooms under the group name "Americas Conference 2017" with the following special rates (in Canadian Dollars):

  • Nonsmoking Room with one King bed:  $110 + tax
  • Nonsmoking Room with one Queen bed:  $110 + tax
  • Nonsmoking Room with two Queen beds:  $120 + tax

Rates include:

  • Delux breakfast
  • Wifi internet

To reserve a room, call the hotel +1 (780) 423-5611, and mention group name "Americas Conference 2017". Please book as soon as you can (before July 28, 2017) to esure availability.