Goldschmidt2008 delegates are being offered on-campus accommodation at the University of British Columbia. These accommodations combine the city's most spectacular views and location with the best value and variety of rooms possible. In addition to these advantages, on-campus accommodation offers the convenience of being in close proximity to the conference events and other Goldschmidt2008 delegates.

Accommodation on Campus

The conference room block and rate is now closed. If you would like to inquire about accommodation on campus, please contact the Conferences and Accommodation Reservations Office at: Toll Free 1-888-UBC-1030, Direct 604-822-1000 or via email at

We also welcome you to view the Conferences and Accommodation at UBC website for further information about campus accommodations, as well as to make an online reservation.

Information for Families

Delegates traveling with their families can be accommodated in the multi-bedroom units at the Gage Towers by booking Standard or Premium Singles.

We ask that the following guidelines are observed:

Meals for Delegates Staying in Campus Accommodations

This only applies to delegates staying at the Gage Towers, West Coast Suites, Totem Park and Marine Drive Residences.

Delegates staying in campus accommodations will be offered daily breakfast, from Monday, July 14 to Friday, July 18, dinner on July 13 and public transportation tickets, via bus, to enjoy the local cuisine for evening meals. These services are built into the room rates.

Downtown Accommodation

There are also a wide variety of hotels available for booking off campus. From luxury 5 diamond hotels to the more informal comforts of bed and breakfast accommodation, Vancouver has something to suit all pockets and preferences.

Special rates for Goldschmidt2008 delegates are available at the following hotels:

Coast Hotel Information
For Coast Hotel bookings delegates will have to go to; put the requested hotel, dates, and the booking code in to be able to access the discounted rates.
The group booking code is: CPS-GFC2999

Sutton Place Hotel Information
Delegates may make bookings at the Sutton Place Hotel using the following methods:
In order for the group to receive the specially negotiated rates, delegates should indicate that they are making reservations for the “Goldschmidt 2008”. The hotel will accept reservations on a space available basis at current available rates.
Online: - Select the Vancouver property. Enter arrival / departure dates. The rate is considered a group code, and the block code is VC080712EUR.
Via Telephone: 1-800-961-7555 (toll-free in Canada and Continental USA)
Via Facsimile: 604-642-2926
Via Email:
Changes or cancellations for individual reservations must reach the Reservations Department 48 hours prior to the arrival date to avoid penalty of one night’s room and tax.

Guest room rates:

Tourism Vancouver will easily assist in making alternate accommodation reservations in downtown Vancouver.