VENUE & TRANSPORTATION

CONFERENCE VENUE and HOTEL

COM2016 will be hosted at the Westin Harbour Castle hotel in Toronto. The Westin is located in downtown Toronto overlooking Lake Ontario, a short distance from Union Station, the city’s financial centre, museums, shopping and entertainment districts.

westinharbourcastle

Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Map

Phone: +1 416 869 1600   Email

Until February 8, 2016 COM2016 delegates can book at the special rate of $159.00 CDN plus applicable taxes and service charges (quote “Metropolis” to hotel or booking agent). Click here to reserve a room.

 

GETTING THERE

UP Express From PEARSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT           Adult Fare: $27.50 one way

UP Express train departs every 15 minutes. Your journey takes just 25 minutes; it’s the swiftest and most reliable way to travel. The station is located in Terminal 1, directly adjacent to the Link Train service linking Terminals 1 and 3. The Pearson Station service counter is in the International Arrivals hall of Terminal 1. Tickets can be bought in advance online and at the airport.

PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC)           Adult Fare: $3.25 one way (cash)

From UNION STATION (train and subway)

Take a paper “transfer” at the subway machines as your proof of purchase.

Take the streetcar (North – 510 Spadina) towards Spadina Station and EXIT at Queens Quay Ferry Docks Terminal. It is less than a five minute journey.

From TORONTO PEARSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

From Terminal 1 – Ground Level Post R4

Take bus NORTH – 192 ROCKET towards PEARSON AIRPORT and EXIT at Kipling Subway Station. When you board the bus ask for a “transfer” which is your proof of purchase. EXIT Kipling Subway Station. Transfer to a train from Eastbound Platform – Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) and EXIT at St. George station. Transfer to Line 1 (Yonge/University) and go Southbound. EXIT at Union Station. Transfer to a streetcar (North – 510 Spadina) towards Spadina Station and EXIT at Queens Quay Ferry Docks Terminal.

From Terminal 3 – Arrivals Level Posts C8-C12

Take bus South – 192 ROCKET towards Kipling Station and EXIT at Kipling Subway Station. When you board the bus ask for a “transfer” which is your proof of purchase. EXIT Kipling Subway Station. Transfer to a train from Eastbound Platform – Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) and EXIT at St. George station. Transfer to Line 1 (Yonge/University) and go Southbound. EXIT at Union Station. Transfer to a streetcar (North – 510 Spadina) towards Spadina Station and EXIT at Queens Quay Ferry Docks Terminal.

From TORONTO BILLY BISHOP AIRPORT (Toronto Island)

Board streetcar from Queens Quay West and Bathurst Streets on the east side. When you board the streetcar ask for a “transfer” which is your proof of purchase take the 509 Harbourfront towards Union Station. EXIT at Queens Quay Ferry Docks Terminal. The journey takes approximately 10 minutes.

Please use the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to search for more public transportation connections.

TAXIS

Taxis are available. Approximate one-way rates to the Westin Harbour Castle are:

  • From Toronto Pearson International Airport – $53 one way
  • From Union Station- $5 one way
  • From Billy Bishop (Island) Airport – $10 one way

DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS

At the Westin Harbour Castle: Hotel Parking Information


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