Travel & Accommodations

We want to make your entire conference experience as simple, fun, and stress-free as possible.

If you are looking for a place to stay or more information about travelling to the conference you can find all of the info you need down below.


We have a hotel deal with the YWCA Hotel- 733 Beatty Street Vancouver, V6B 2M4
Phone: 1.604.895.5830. This is fully integrated hotel welcoming all genders and ages. Harbour Centre is easily accessible by public transit or is a 20 minute walk.
When you make your online reservation or reserve by phone mention you are attending the Sensible BC Conference and receive an automatic 10% discount.

Days Inn (Downtown) - 921 West Pender Street, Vancouver,  V6C 1M2
10 min walk to Harbour Centre

Best Western Plus (Downtown) 718 Drake Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W6
Harbour Centre is easily accessible by public transportation or a 25 min walk.

Sandman Hotel Downtown- 180 W Georgia St, Vancouver V6B 4P4
Harbour Centre is easily accessible by public transit or a 20 min walk
1160 Davie St, Vancouver V6E 1N1
Harbour Centre is easily accessible by public transit or a 40 min walk



If you are interested in staying with another one of our awesome volunteers that lives in the Lower Mainland, please fill out our Billeting Survey. We'll follow up with you shortly with availability and additional details.

Travel & Transportation

Getting to Vancouver

For those of you that are coming in from out of town. You can find more information about Ride Sharing by CLICKING HERE.

Getting to the Conference

Transit: The Conference is being held in downtown Vancouver at SFU-Harbour Centre (515 W Hastings St, Vancouver). This location is very close to stops from the Millennium/Expo Line as well as the Canada Line (closest station is Waterfront).

There is also regular bus service along West Hastings Street from the 8, 14, 16, 20, 135, & 160.

The downtown core is also serviced by a wide variety of other bus routes. You can find more information about transit times and routes by going to

Driving: The Conference is right downtown and there are several paid parking lots within a couple blocks of the venue.

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