University travellers and guests of UBC have access to many hotel discounts and corporate programs within Canada and abroad.
UBC Travel provides access to a variety of discounts as listed below, in addition to the corporate rates offered by our travel management company.
How to Book Hotels
- We recommend booking hotels for university-related travel through Concur, UBC's secure online booking tool, or through Direct Travel (formerly Vision Travel) which provides you with efficient rate comparison
- Book your airline ticket and conference hotel reservation with Direct Travel at the same time to avoid extra fees and obtain additional duty of care/emergency travel services. Ensure you have the conference name and code at the time of booking
- If you are travelling in British Columbia always ask for, and compare the BC Government rate as they usually represent the best value
Best Western (worldwide)
- Discounted rates at over 4,000 hotels worldwide
- Includes Best Western Plus & Best Western Premier locations
- If contacting directly, 1-800-780-7234 (toll free) or 1-800.528-2222 (hearing impaired)
- Register for rewards program
- UBC staff, faculty and UBC guests are eligible for provincial government negotiated hotel rates for participating hotels in BC
- These rates are intended for UBC related business travel only
- UBC identification or UBC letter of reference may be requested upon check-in
- Generally, these rates are the least expensive. However, hotels may have limited inventory and are not always available. In this case, we recommend the CAUBO rates (see below) or UBC corporate rates.
CAUBO (outside of BC)
- When a hotel is required outside of BC, University travellers are entitled to either CAUBO (Canadian Association of University Business Officers) rate
- CAUBO rates are available through Concur or UNIGLOBE One Travel
- Identification may be requested upon check-in
- The only all-suite hotel on the UBC Point Grey campus available year round
- Convenient location in te hheart if campus
- 47 spacious, fully equipped one-bedroom contemporary suites
To book a room, contact 604-822-1000 or toll free 1-888-822-1030. For group sales, contact 604-822-1060.
- Short-term guest accommodation option for faculty, researchers or special guests visiting UBC on academic business, and for students attending short courses, conferences and workshops
- Standard and Premium Guest House Rooms are available year-round and provide private bathrooms, internet and telephone access, and in-suite coffee and tea selections
- Single Rooms and Studio Rooms are simple and economic options, located inside our residence with bed, bathroom and internet access
To inquire about availability, please call 604-822-8660 or e-mail.
- Convenient location on UBC Point Grey Campus
- Located a block from the Village, shops, restaurants, public transportation, UBC Hospital
- Within walking distance to the TRIUMF Laboratory
To reserve a room, complete the online booking form.