Travel & Accommodation Information
The Conference is being at Glendon College, York University in the heart of Toronto, 15 minutes from downtown Toronto and 20 minutes from the Pearson International Airport.
Click the map above for a more detailed version (Conference Venue (Google Maps))
How to Get to Glendon Campus
Glendon College is 2 km west of the Lawrence Subway Station (on the corner of Lawrence & Bayview)
From Lawrence Subway Station, take the 124 Sunnybrook Hospital bus. The bus stops right in front of the campus entrance at the intersection of Bayview and Lawrence Avenues.
Glendon College is 15 minutes south of Highway 401, 15 minutes west of the Don Valley Parkway, 20 minutes north of the Lakeshore, and 25 minutes east of Pearson International Airport.
From Highway 401
Exit at Bayview Avenue and go southbound to Lawrence Avenue. Take the ramp on the right then turn left at the stop sign. Drive east on Lawrence straight onto the campus.
From the QEW
Take the Don Valley Parkway to Bayview Avenue. Go northbound to Lawrence Avenue then take the ramp on the right. The campus will be on your right, at the stop sign.
We have arranged preferred rates for Conference attendees at the Best Western Roehampton:
Best Western Roehampton (3 stars)
808 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4P 2L2
Mt Pleasant Rd and Eglinton Ave. (near Yonge St.)
3.5km from conference venue
$125 per night preferred rate
Please call 1-800-387-8899 to make reservations, discount code: “Israel/Palestine: Mapping Models” conference. Reservations must be made by May 22, 2009. After this date, the hotel cannot guarantee the preferred rate or availability.
Single or double occupancy rooms are also available at the Residences at Glendon Campus (at conference venue):
Glendon College Residences
416-736-2100 ext. 88547
$30 per person per night.
Rooms are fully furnished and linens are provided. Washroom facilities are shared by the floor.
Please call 416-736-2100 ext. 88547 after June 3, 2009 to make reservations (availability is guaranteed).
The Westin Prince (4 stars)
900 York Mills Road, Toronto, ON M3B 3H2
(416) 444-2511 or 1 (800) 937-8461
Don Mills Rd and York Mills Rd.
5km from conference venue
* Note: Expedia.ca shows a rate of $137 per night as of April 2, 2009 which is a great rate for a 4 star hotel *
Accommodation Options in Downtown Toronto
Holiday Inn Express (2.5 stars)
111 Lombard St, Toronto, ON M5C2T9
Yonge St & Adelaide St
The Delta Chelsea (4 stars)
33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G1Z4
Yonge St & Gerrard St
Near Toronto Eaton Centre
Things to Do in Toronto
As the largest city in Canada, Toronto houses some of the best attractions in the world. Favourites among visitors include the Harbourfront, Ontario Place, Rogers Centre, the CN Tower, and the Toronto Islands.
The City is home to Canada’s largest museum, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM); Canada’s oldest art gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO); Canada’s largest zoo, the Toronto Zoo; and the Ontario Science Centre.
Visit City of Toronto’s official Tourist Board online at www.seetorontonow.com. Check out the recommended attractions, restaurants, and the calendar of events. Also visit the City of Toronto website for visitor information.