Hotels and Travel

Hotel Room Blocks

We have arranged for two room blocks at Delta Hotels Waterloo and the Inn of Waterloo.

Note: both hotel blocks have now closed. 

Hotel Address  Cost Booking Deadline Distance to UW Size of Block How to Book
Delta Hotels Waterloo 110 Erb St. W, Waterloo, ON N2L 0C6 $240 +HST/per night (Standard One King Guestroom) August 25, 2023 (closed)

Walk: 25 minutes

Drive: 5 minutes

ION: 15 minutes

20 rooms

Link to online booking for the Delta block.

Note: Rooms external to this room block may be available past the booking deadline, but guaranteed rate will not be available.

Inn of Waterloo 475 King St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 2Z5 $139.99 +HST/per night (Standard One Queen Guestroom) August 12, 2023 (closed)

Walk: 50 minutes

Drive:10 minutes

GRT (201 iXpress): 24 minutes

50 rooms Call (519) 804-1130. Please identify yourself as part of the University of Waterloo, Office of Research group for September 27-29.

Additional Hotel Options

Hotel Address Distance to UW Contact
Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo 105 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2K8

Drive: 16 minutes

ION: 30 minutes

(519) 744-4141

Courtyard Waterloo St.Jacobs 50 Benjamin Road, East, Waterloo, ON N2V 2J9

Drive: 12 minutes

GRT(Route 19 Hazel): 33 minutes

(519) 884-9295
Homewood Suites by Hilton Waterloo 45 Benjamin Rd, Waterloo, ON N2V 2G8

Drive: 12 minutes

GRT(Route 19 Hazel): 34 minutes

(519) 514-0088

Holiday Inn & Suites Waterloo 14 Benjamin Rd, Waterloo, ON N2V 2J9

Drive: 12 minutes

GRT(Route 19 Hazel): 36 minutes

(519) 772-9800

How to get to the University of Waterloo

From Pearson International Airport, Toronto (YYZ):

  • Take Highway 427 South, exit at Highway 401 West towards London
  • Keep right on Highway 8 West
  • Take the exit to merge onto Highway 7 East toward Waterloo, Guelph
  • Continue on Highway 85 North toward Waterloo
  • Take the University Avenue West exit
  • University of Waterloo is on your right
  • For Google Maps directions, click here

From Region of Waterloo, International Airport (YKF):

  • Turn right onto Airport Rd
  • Turn right onto Fountain St N
  • Turn left onto Woolwich St S
  • Turn left onto Bridge St E
  • At the roundabout, take the third exist onto Lancaster St W
  • Turn right onto Bridgeport Rd E
  • Turn right onto Albert St
  • Turn left onto Seagram Dr
  • University of Waterloo is on your left
  • For Google Maps directions, click here

Public Transportation


To help you navigate the University of Waterloo, consider consulting our interactive map of the campus.

Credit card payments are currently available at the machines in C Lot, N Lot, X lot, M lot, S Lot, and W Lot.  Machines in these lots do not issue change.

The following parking lots are available for use by visitors to campus;

  • Parking Lot C  - $5.00
  • Parking Lot Q  - $5.00
  • Parking Lot N -  $5.00
  • Parking Lot W - $5.00
  • Parking Lot M -  $6.00
  • Parking Lot X - $5.00 (Free on Weekends beginning on Fridays at 4:30p.m)