The LUCAS planning committee has reserved a block of rooms at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel at a discounted rate of $209 Canadian. The rate can be accessed at this link.
The Queen Elizabeth Hotel is located adjacent to the VIA Rail Train Station, and approximately 1 block away from the Eaton Center shopping complex and Sainte-Catherine street, home to world class shopping and restaurants. Attractions within walking distance include Mount Royal, McGill University, and the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts. The Old Port, Montréal’s most historic area with a variety of tourist attractions, and Saint Joseph’s Oratory are a few minutes away by car or public transit. This is also the time for the Fête de Neiges de Montréal, a family-friendly winter festival located on Parc Jean Drapeau. For those of you looking for an extended vacation, there are many world-class downhill and cross country ski centers starting within 30 minutes drive from Montréal.