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Accommodations and Costs

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The registration fees listed below cover four days of instruction, reception, and attendance at the keynote and panel discussions.

Early Bird Registration (Before March 15th, 2020)
  •      Students/sessionals/postdocs: $200
  •      Guelph faculty/staff: $350 
  •      Other faculty/staff: $500
Registration (After March 15, 2020)
  •      Students/sessionals/postdocs: $250
  •      Guelph faculty/staff: $450
  •      Other faculty/staff: $600
Please note: Withdrawal from the DH@Guelph Summer Workshops prior to April 15th will result in a refund of registration, minus a $75 administration fee. Registration after this date will not be refunded.


Please make your own arrangements for accommodation as required. Below are some suggestions:

On Campus Residence: Hospitality Special Events

To book your on-campus accommodations, click here.   Choices include: Traditional residence rooms - located at Lennox Addington Residence (no air-conditioning) or Townhouses - located at the East Villiage (with air-conditioning).  Click here for the Check-In Information and Map.

Information to have prior to registering:

  • Each delegate must complete their own registration separately to reserve a room.  If you are sharing accommodations in a double room or townhouse, ensure you have your roommate’s first and last name(s) to be placed together.
  • Include the DH Summer Workshop conference name in your registration to ensure participants are placed near other delegates.
  • If you are registered for on campus accommodations, parking is included in your nightly rate.  

Off Campus Accommodations:

On Campus Dining

Hospitality Services provides healthy menu choices and sustainable business practices. The Bullring (best for vegetarian), University Centre Food Court (lots of options) and Grad Pub (University Centre 5th floor) are all good options. Starbucks in the Library has coffee and snacks. 

Map & On Campus Dining Locations with Directions

Venues operating during the Summer Semester include:

  • University Centre Food Court – Main floor at the University Centre
    • Open Mondays to Fridays from 7:30am-5:00pm only
  • Starbucks – Library & Lennox Addington Residence
    • ​Open Mondays to Fridays only with reduced hours (until approximately 4pm)
  • Second Cup – in Science Complex Atrium
    • ​Open Mondays to Fridays only with reduced hours (until approximately 4pm)
  • Tim Hortons – Gryphon Centre Arena
    • Open Mondays to Fridays only with reduced hours
  • Food Truck – usually parked in Branion Plaza one day per week (trucks and dates vary)

Off Campus Dining

Not many grocery options nearby, so if you want to get some you might want to do this on the first night you are in town. No Frills is close by near the Delta Hotel, about a 15-minute walk from the residences and will cover most needs. Metro at the intersection of Stone Road and Edinburgh Road is the closest full-service grocery store. Goodness Me! at the bottom of Gordon St by Wellington has organic and health food.

Restaurants / Pubs

Guelph has a great selection of restaurants, and many local breweries. Below is a selection of them: but we really encourage you to get downtown and explore beautiful Guelph!

Shakespeare’s Arms - Good beer, pub food, and close to campus!
Baker Street Station - Slightly more upscale pub experience, lots of drink options, great beer choices, nice wine list, great food
Earth to Table Bread Bar - New to the Guelph area, handcrafted food and great pizza. Vegetarian options available.
Buon Gusto - Italian Restaurant, good pizza and pasta. Vegetarian options available.
The Albion Hotel - Oldest pub in Guelph, with a great selection of beer and food.
Wellington Brewery - Canadas oldest independent Brewery

Rest, Relaxation and Exploration

We know that week long workshops can be exhausting, so here are a few places that you can explore from campus to find some peace and quiet.

    Conservatory and Gardens
    Guelph Arboretum
    Art Gallery and Sculpture Park