Recommended Accommodation
Granville Island Hotel (conference venue)
Rate: $265/night + tax (ask for the "Representation and Evaluation" room block)
1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3R9
Tel: 1-800-663-1840 / 1-604-683-7373

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Rate: $149/night + tax (indicate that you are a guest of the UBC Department of Philosophy and list Erika Yep as a contact)
1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2R9
Tel: 1-604-331-1000 / 1-888-627-7058
Note: Requires a water taxi over to Granville Island ($3.50, $5.50 return). Travel time is roughly 30 minutes.

Other Options
Park Inn & Suites by Radisson on Broadway
Ten minute drive, 25 minute transit, or 25 minute walk to the conference venue. 

910 Beach Avenue Apartment Hotel
Ten minute drive to the conference venue or 15 minute ferry transit.

There are a number of hostels in the conference area (i.e., 1, 2, & 3), which often have rooms available for less than $100/night. Distances range between 10-20 minutes by car or 15-30 minutes by transit.


Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is about a thirty-five minute taxi or hour transit from the Granville Island Hotel.

If you prefer to stay on the ground, Amtrak and Via offer train & bus services to Vancouver.

Vancouver is also home to a number of taxi services. Two popular options include Black Top & Checker Cabs (604-731-1111) and Yellow Cab (604-681-1111).

Transit links are also available throughout Vancouver. Regular fare is $2.75 and lasts for 90 minutes.

Note: Participants traveling from outside Canada may be required to present a valid passport to enter Canada.