A limited number of guest rooms at the Blue Horizon Hotel have been secured at a special rate for attendees. To make a reservation please phone the hotel directly at +1-800-663-1333 and speak with Dee in Room Reservations or email the hotel at The room block is #1942 for "UBC Department of Physics". The rates are as follows:

1 queen bed, standard room:

$155+tax/night (Sat, Jul 26), $145+tax/night (Sun, Jul 27-Thurs, Jul 31)

2 queen beds, standard room:

$165+tax/night (Sat, Jul 26), $155+tax/night (Sun, Jul 27-Thurs, Jul 31)

Rooms must be booked by June 10th, 2014 to ensure this rate. However there are a limited number of rooms available at each rate, so it is advisable to book early. Please note the block rates are for standard rooms on lower floors of the hotel. For rooms on higher floors with views, rack rates will apply. Please contact the hotel directly for rate details.

Reservations at Blue Horizon Hotel are refundable but must be cancelled or changed at least 48 hours in advance of arrival. Please also note that the Blue Horizon Hotel is 100% non smoking.


Other hotels in located near the Blue Horizon are:

The Empire Landmark Hotel (3 minute walk)

The Listel Hotel (2 minute walk)

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre (11 minute walk)

The Sutton Place Hotel (7 minute walk)

Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver (5 minute walk)



The closest airport is Vancouver International (YVR), approx 15 km from the hotel. The airport has taxi & private car service, public train station with service to the city and rental cars available.

Please be advised that a passport is required for entry to Canada, Additional entry requirements and regulations can be found at: