Chestnut Residence

We have arranged a block of rooms for our attendees at the Chestnut Residence, a large apartment-style residence (private bathrooms in each room) located very close to OCAD.

All rooms are double rooms and include free Wifi and breakfast. Our conference rate is $119 per room. To get this rate, please phone the Chestnut Residence directly at 416-977-0707. You will need to mention our conference name to obtain this rate.

For more information or to view photos, visit the Chestnut website.

DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown

We have arranged a conference rate for attendees who would prefer to stay in a more conventional hotel. The hotel is across the street from the Chestnut Residence.

To obtain our rate, please book rooms using the following link:

Other Accommodation Options

OCAD University is located in downtown Toronto, so accommodations are plentiful (if often somewhat pricey). For the budget-conscious traveller, we have compiled a list of decent and affordable accommodation options that are all within easy walking or transit distance of our conference site.

Global Guesthouse: Located next to Spadina subway station in the popular Annex neighbourhood: an easy train or streetcar ride to OCAD U (or a 20-minute walk).

University College Residence: These dorm-style residences (shared bathroom) offer a very affordable option for anyone staying through Congress. Rates are $26-36 per night, but a minimum 6-7 night stay is required.

Planet Traveller Hostel: This highly rated hostel, located near the Annex and Kensington Market, is a 20-minute walk from OCAD University.