Accommodation

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The Wikimedia Foundation has negotiated special discounted accommodation rates for our attendees at the following properties:

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal[edit | edit source]

  • The Le Centre Sheraton Montreal is the conference headquarters hotel, where the conference will be taking place.
  • Rooms are available to book at a discounted rated until June 30 through the link provided above. Rooms are subject to availability.
  • Most of the WMF personnel and scholarship recipients will be housed here. The WMF will be handling bookings for these people separately.
  • Rate: $189 CAN/night for single, double, triple or quadruple room.  Internet access is included in the rate.  Rates do not include taxes, which are (as of May 2017):  Lodging tax (3.5% per room per night), Federal sales tax (5%), Provincial sales tax (9.975%).  
  • Children under 18 yrs old may share parent’s rooms at no extra charge.
  • Group & Chapter Bookings may be made by calling the Central Office for all Sheraton Hotels at 1-800-325-3535. You must reference the Wikimania Convention to receive the special rate. The central office is open 24/7 so bookings can be made at any time.

Grey Nuns Residence at Concordia University[edit | edit source]

  • Grey Nun’s Residence (French: "Maison Mère des Soeurs Grises") is a residential facility that houses students at Concordia University during the school year. The facilities are a short 8 minute walk from Le Centre Sheraton Montreal.
  • Deadline to book is July 24. Rooms are subject to availability so please don't delay in booking.
  • Room Rates:
    • Room with 1 single bed, sink and shared washroom - $46 CAN/per night plus taxes
    • Room with 2 single beds, sink and shared washroom - $70 CAN/per night plus taxes
    • Room with 1 double bed sink and shared washroom - $65 CAN/per night plus taxes
  • Individual Bookings:
    1. To reserve accommodation at the Grey Nuns Residence go to the online booking page.
    2. Enter dates required and the number of adults per room (rooms must be booked individually, for group bookings see below).
    3. To benefit from specially negotiated rates use group code Wiki2017 in the “Do you have a group code?” section.
    4. Complete reservation process.
  • Group Bookings for 5 Rooms or More: For group bookings (5 or more rooms) contact Sarah Caille at reservations@concordia.ca with the dates of your stay and the number and types of room you would like to reserve.

EYoung (WMF) (talk) 16:24, 25 April 2017 (UTC)