Travel and Accommodation

Conference Location:

75 University Avenue West
Senate and Board Chamber
Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5

Click here for a campus map

Conference Hotel and Rates

A block of rooms has been set aside at the Waterloo Inn
Conference rate: $129/night
Cut-off date for conference rates: Friday, January 17, 2014

*Update: Conference rate at the Waterloo Inn has been extended subject to room availability*

Address: 475 King St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 2Z5  (five minutes away from campus)

To make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly and ask for:
Interrogating Access Conference c/o WLU
(519) 884-0220

Other nearby accommodations:

The Waterloo Hotel:
Boutique hotel in UpTown Waterloo with 15 uniquely themed suites.
Address: 2 King St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 2W7
Phone: (519) 885-2626

Waterloo Comfort Inn:
Newly renovated and close to the university.
Address: 190 Weber St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 3H4
Phone: (519) 747-9400
Rates: $110 – $120/night


Spreadsheets for drivers with available space and attendees seeking a ride are available below. No authentication is required. Attendees who are seeking a ride are encouraged to contact drivers directly.


Visitors traveling to Waterloo have a few options:

WestJet offers flights from many locations to The Region of Waterloo International Airport

Airways Transit offers transportation from Pearson International Airport from $90.

Other options:
The Kitchener Via Rail Train Station
The Kitchener GO Train Station
The Kitchener Bus Terminal

The closest major highway to Wilfrid Laurier University is the 401, you can use Google Maps to find the best route from where you are:

– From the 401, exit at Highway 8 West – Kitchener-Waterloo (Exit 278)
– Follow Highway 8 to Highway 7 East/Highway 85 North to Waterloo
– Exit Highway 85 at University Avenue West
– Follow University Avenue West to campus
– Please stop at the Parking Kiosk to pick up your parking permit and proceed to one of the recommended parking lots

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