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Travel and Accommodation

Getting to Nelson by plane

Greyhound Bus

  • 12 hour trip e.g. leave 6:45 am leave Vancouver and arrive 7 pm in the evening
  • A 21 day advance booking will give you cheapest rate; $152 return fare

ETUG Carpool – we will setup a way for workshop participants to connect for this purpose
We have 2 block bookings for the ETUG Spring workshop participants. Both hotels are located in downtown Nelson which is approximately 12 blocks from the Selkirk College 10th street campus.  We are encouraging people to carpool and to post to our carpool group if they can share a ride/need a ride.  We will have walking groups to/from campus.  For those who prefer to grab a cab, the fare is about $7.
The Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre
701 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC V1L 6G3

  • Block Booking June 1-2, 2011
  • 35 rooms held until May 25th
  • June 1 & 2 rates: 1 Queen Bed Mt view $95/night; 2 Queen Beds $150/night; extra person $10 per person (over 2 per room)
  • June 3rd rates: 1 Queen Bed $119.95/night; 2 Queen Beds $129.95/night
  • Children under 16 no charge
  • Lakeside upgrade: + $10
  • Book under event name: “ETUG”
  • Call for Reservations 250 352 7222 or 1 877 737 8443 X4

The Hume Hotel
422 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC  V1L 4E5

  • Block booking June 1 and 2
  • just a few rooms available if you want to stay here!
  • 1 person in room for $99/night; 2 persons with one queen bed $109/night; 2 persons with 2 queen beds $119/night
  • Includes full hot breakfast each morning in General Store Restaurant
  • Rates available for guests who wish to stay additional days
  • Contact for reservations; quote “ETUG”

Toll Free in N. America: 1-877-568-0888
Phone: (250) 352-5331
Fax: (250) 352-5214
Email: info@humehotel.com
Look forward to seeing you in Nelson!
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