Designed with visitors in mind, the University of Calgary's Hotel & Conference Services makes an outstanding choice for business meetings, sales conferences, seminars, or most any other occasion. It's central location makes it very convenient to Calgary, and popular destinations such as Banff and Edmonton are within comfortable driving distance. With the addition of the new on-campus hotel in Fall of 2009, The University of Calgary is able to offer lodgings all year round. Of course, campus accommodations remain available from May through August as well. During those summer months, guests can enjoy suite/apartment-style quarters as well as residence halls. If the size of your gathering necessitates it, there are also hotels very close by.
This comfortable venue can seat as many as 900 in one theatre-style guests, and host up to 1200 overnight. Campus facilities include high-speed WiFi, teleconferencing and video-conferencing facilities as well. Just 20 minutes from the Calgary International Airport, and a mere 5 kilometers from the heart of downtown Calgary, the convenience is obvious. Add to that the beauty of Calgary's downtown skyline in a venue set amongst the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and it's easy to see why the University of Calgary's facilities are a very popular meeting place!
Of course, the food service is outstanding. The University is pleased to offer customized catering services to fit your budget and needs. The Dining Centre's Alberta Room is also open to guests, and offers a wide variety of choices, from home-made treats to authentic cuisine originally served all over the planets. There's also a deli and grill, where you and your attendees can enjoy pizza, pasta, soups and salads, as well as baked goods and deserts — sit down or to go!
Finally, there are the local treasures of Calgary — from museums and malls to the Calaway amusement park and the world-famous Calgary Zoo! All of this, all the natural beauty and high technology, adds up to the University of Calgary's Hotel and Conference Services making an outstanding choice for your next planned event!
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