We have a conference discount at Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel located in Downtown Edmonton close to the subway/Light Rail station ‘Bay/Enterprise Square LRT.‘ From ‘Bay/Enterprise Square LRT Station,’ visitors are able to commute directly to the University of Alberta campus where most of the conference events/activities will take place. If you decide to book a room with Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, then please identify yourself as a presenter/attendee of the Conference “The Idea of Place.”
There is the HI Hostel Edmonton, which still has, for example, private rooms (a double bed) and double rooms (room with a bunk bed) available during the time of the conference. See: . If you e-mail Greg Waskul and mention that you are a part of “The Idea of Place” conference, then you may be able to get a discount.
There also is the Commercial Hotel on Whyte Avenue that also still has rooms available during the time of the conference. Their cheapest room is $64.31 per night (tax included). It has a double bed, bathroom is shared.
Both options are in walking distance from one another. They are located on or just off Whyte Avenue, 20 to 30 minutes walking distance away from the University of Alberta where the conference takes place. There also is a bus stop for Buses number 4, 7, 94, 57 close to these locations. All of these buses bring you directly to the University of Alberta.