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Delta Chelsea Inn
Location: 33 Gerrard St. W.
Web Site:
Deadline: 200 rooms reserved through May 11, 2009
Phone: 416-595-1975, tool free 1-800-243-5732
Fax: 416-585-4375
Rates: $165 Delta room single, $198 Premier room, $225 Kitchenette, plus 14% taxes. Each additional person is $20 per night. No charge for children up to age 18. Maximum of 3 adults per room. Callers must identify themselves as being with the group booking named 43rd Annual Conference to receive these rates.
Description: Full Service hotel; kid and pet friendly; large fitness centre, several pools; features the Children's Creative Centre with child care for children aged 3 to 12 and Camp Chelsea (ages 5-12), see Delta Chelsea/Family Travel for details; smoke-free environment; 1.4 km to conference site
Parking: $23 per night plus taxes
Internet: free wifi in public areas of hotel
Meals: kids under six eat free, older kids are half price

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
Location: 525 Bay Street
Web Site:
Deadline: 70 rooms reserved through April 25, 2009
Phone: 416-597-9200, toll free 1-800-905-0667
Fax: 416-597-9211
Rates: single/double $189; triple $209; quad $229; each additional person $20; suites $350; use group name: Cdn Economics
Description: Full Service hotel; located adjacent to Downtown’s largest shopping center and very close to City Hall; fitness centre and rooftop pool; entirely nonsmoking facility; 1.7 km to conference site
Parking: $22 daily plus taxes
Internet: wifi access in guest rooms and public areas
Meals: Full buffet breakfast included in the room rate.

Holiday Inn Toronto Midtown
Deadline: 50 rooms reserved through April 15, 2009
Location: 280 Bloor Street West
Web Site:
Phone: 416-968-0010, toll free 1-800-HOLIDAY
Fax: 416-968-7765, use fax form, property code YYZBS, group code CEA
E-Mail: mcn312res@whg.comailt
Rates: $144.99 single/double, $154.99 triple/quad plus 13% taxes (quote the group code CEA to get the conference rate)
Description: Standard mid-price range hotel; 100% non-smoking; free access to nearby JCC fitness centre;1 km to conference site
Parking: $22 per day
Internet: free wireless, two terminals for guests in lobby
Meals: Kids eat free

Chestnut Street Residence
Location: 89 Chestnut Street
Web Site:
Deadline: 50 rooms reserved until April 30, 2009
Phone: 416-977-0707
Fax: 416-585-4164
Rates: $94 single, $102 double plus 11% taxes. Reservations can be made by calling 416-977-0707 extension 0 or online here and enter approval code CEA2009
Description: Converted from a Holiday Inn hotel; adjacent to Toronto City Hall Plaza; University residence with private rooms and ensuite bathrooms, weekly cleaning service, common room on each floor with microwave and fridge; 1.5 km to conference site.
Parking: $23 per 24-hour period
Internet: Modem rental for high speed internet is available through the front desk at a charge of $5 per day.
Meals: Full buffet breakfast the room rate.

Additional Choices

There are a large number of hotels and a few campus residences near the conference site. A good place to look is or your favourite travel site (e.g. Expedia or Travelocity). Prices on these sites are often considerably less than on the hotel website. (Hint: Choose hotels near Downtown Toronto then use mapquest or Google Earth to find the distance to the conference site at 40 St. George Street.) See the list below for some suggestions. Those interested in a bed and breakfast can search

Some recommended hotels near the conference site (price, distance to Bahen)
($=fairly cheap,$$=mid-price,$$$=expensive [$180-$260],$$$$=very expensive)

Additional campus residences
($ and all within 1.4km)


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