Accommodations/Travel

On-Campus Accommodation

Hotel Style Residence – Valle and Earp 

An option to reserveovernight accommodation at Brock University will be available on the conference registration page. If you need assistance booking on-campus accommodation please contact Conference Services at 905-688-5550 ext. 4491 or email jpetrella@brocku.ca

Off-Campus Accommodation

We will be reserving blocks at a discounted rate at the following local hotels

Walking distance options

  1. Four Points by Sheraton St. Catharines Niagara Suites
    • Please note that regular suites for Development 2018 have sold out. Upgraded rooms are still available, but at a cost higher than the discounted rate for regular rooms.
    • Book online here
    • If you wish to book over the phone please call 905-984- 8484 or toll free number 1-877-848-3782 and quote D18C and group name “Development 2018 Conference” in order to receive the preferred rate
    • The discount for this hotel will only be held until April, 2, 2018 – please be sure to book before this date

Transit dependent options (public transit route to Brock available, roughly 30 minutes of travel and will require one transfer)

  1. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
    • Book online here
    • If you wish to book over the phone please call 1-877-688-2324 ext 2 and quote Brock University – Developmental Psychology Conference 2018 in order to receive the preferred rate
    • The discount for this hotel will only be held until April, 2, 2018 – please be sure to book before this date
    • Please note that the link will be available only for bookings between May 2nd to the 5th.  If you wish  to come one day early or leave one day late, the above link will not work. In that case please call the Heart of Niagara Hotels Central reservation at 1-877-688-2324 to book the rooms.

Transit dependent options (NO public transit route to Brock available)

  1. Hilton Garden Inn Niagara-on-the-Lake
    • Please note that the on-ramp to highway 58 at Brock University is currently closed for construction. The best alternate route to this hotel is via Hwy406 North, exit at Glendale Ave. (this will be your first exit), turn right on to Glendale Ave. and take it to Welland Canal Parkway (there is a lift bridge on Glendale Ave. over the Welland Canal at Welland Canal Parkway, you can check the Glendale Ave. bridge status at https://canalstatus.com), after crossing the bridge continue on Glendale for roughly 5.7 km and use the middle lane to turn left onto Niagara Regional Rd 81. Your destination will be on your right.
    • Please add the group codeBUB18” when booking online to receive our special rates
    • Guests can call the hotel direct at 905-984-4200 or toll free at 1-866-777-9877 and mention the Group code (BUB18) or quote Brock University Development 2018 Conference in order to receive the preferred rate
    • The discount for this hotel will only be held until April, 4, 2018 – please be sure to book before this date

Check out Trip Advisor for some other accommodations options around Niagara.

Travel

Please note that on campus parking is FREE for all attendees. Parking will be in Zone 1, please see program for more information and a campus map (www.development2018.com/program)

  • Taxis: Taxis can be found just outside the arrivals area of the airport or train station.
  • Airport Shuttle Buses: The Niagara Airbus provides a bus service to a number of locations in Niagara. Check the website at www.niagaraairbus.com.
  • Public Transit: Check out the local public transit at www.yourbus.com.
    • Brock University’s main bus terminal is located outside of the main campus tower, a 2-minute walk away from the residences. There are various local bus terminals located throughout Niagara, to allow for easy transit throughout the region.For detailed route, schedule and travel planning information for transit throughout Niagara visit www.yourbus.com.
  • Please note that there are direct flights from Toronto to Niagara District Airport (starting at roughly $100). To learn more visit https://www.flygta.com.

Directions

From Toronto Airport

From Highway 401 West, take 403 South to the Queen Elizabeth Highway (QEW) in the direction of Niagara Falls.

At Exit 49, turn onto Highway 406 and continue until you reach St. Davids Road.

Take the St. Davids Road West Exit and follow until you reach Glenridge Avenue (the main entrance of Brock University).

From the Hamilton Airport

Turn left on Airport Road. Turn left on Hwy. 6 (Upper James Street) and continue to the Lincoln Alexander Parkway (the ‘LINC’).

Turn east on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway which will turn into Mud Street.

Turn left on Hwy. 20 (Upper Centennial Parkway). Take Hwy. 20 to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) east to Niagara Falls.

At Exit 49, turn onto Highway 406 (towards Welland/Port Colborne) and continue until you reach St. David Road.

Take the St. Davids Road West Exit and follow until you reach Glenridge Avenue (the main entrance of Brock University).