Travel & Accommodation


The CAPS 2012 Conference is situated in downtown Vancouver with many options for accommodation within walking distance to the conference. Delegates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation and are encouraged to coordinate with others to reduce the price of hotel rooms.


The planning committee has compiled a list of options that should meet a range of budgets to ease your travel arrangement process. However you are not limited to these choices.


HI-Vancouver Central


1025 Granville Street, Vancouver

Beds from $31.00 per night

15 minute walk to the conference


HI-Vancouver Downtown

114 Burnaby Street, Vancouver

Beds from $31.00 per night

25 minute walk to the conference


SameSun Backpacker Lodge

1018 Granville Street, Vancouver

Beds from $28.00 per night

15 min walk to the conference



The CAPS 2012 Organizing Committee has arranged a group discount at two hotels in the Downtown area. Please use the group code when you book a hotel room in order to receive the conference rate.


The Days Inn Vancouver Downtown

921 West Pender Street, Vancouver

Single or Double rooms from $90per night +tax (Includes breakfast coupon valued at 10.00 per person)

5 min walk to the conference

Online reservations

* Click on this link.

* Choose dates of stay between Feb 01-05th-2012

* Select "Packages" under the 'select a rate plan option'

* Type in code LKGN in the 'promotion code' box

* Click on 'check availability and rates'.

Toll Free Phone Reservations

* Call 1-800-329-7466 ask for Group Code: CG0201

* Call 1-877-681-4335 ask for SFU Preferred Rate with Code: C181

*** to receive discount you must book before Jan 9th, 2012.  Cancellations can be done with the hotel directly at 604-681-4335 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and must be done before 4 pm, 48 hours prior to arrival***


The Executive Hotel Vintage Park

1379 Howe Street, Vancouver

1 or 2 bed rooms (accommodates 1 or 2 people) for $99 per night

20 min walk to the conference

Free shuttle service to the conference available for delegates from this hotel

Hotel website

Reserve your room on this site.

Use the promo code: CAPS2012


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Airfare Discount

WestJet is offering our delegates a 10% discount on their regular air fare. In order to qualify you need to travel no more than 3 days prior and 3 days after the conference.


The discount is only available by contacting WestJet's Convention Line at 1-877-952-4696 Monday to Friday 7am to 5:30pm (Mountain Standard Time).

You can check WestJet's itinerary online at, then call their Convention Line and state the following promo code: CC7216.

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