ARS 2019 Fall Conference Accommodation Options

Accommodations for ARS 2019 Fall Conference

Please book early! 

Accommodations are limited, and September is still tourist season on Vancouver Island.  Special rates for ARS Conference delegates may sell out fast!

Please contact hotels directly and mention the ‘Rhododendron Conference’ to get conference rates.

Travelodge
www.travelodge.caMust be booked by August 26 to get the special rate.

Contact:  Marcus, General Manager
Reservations:  Call 1 (800) 661-3110 OR (250) 248-2232 Ext. 400
Availability:  A block of 20 rooms has been set aside with 2 queen beds, and 5 rooms with 1 queen bed
Conference rate:  $115 for 2 queen beds; $95 for one queen bed

Deluxe continental breakfast included.
Non -smoking, no pets.  Special Rate is good for September 26, 27, 28 leaving Sept. 29.

 

Paradise Seashell Motel
www.paradiseseashellmotel.comThis is a very busy little motel, so book early in April or May.

Contact:  Tanya and Kevin, Managers 1 (877) 337-3529 OR (250) 248-6171
Availability:  They cannot block off rooms for us, but will honour the special rate for as long as rooms are available.   Ask for ‘Rhododendron Conference rate’.  They have 30 rooms in total.

  • Two queen beds – $79 plus tax
  • One queen bed – $69 plus tax
  • Some two-queen rooms have adjoining doors to single-queen rooms.

Breakfast included, and one round of Mini Golf free
Some rooms are up one flight of stairs so if you are able to manage stairs, please leave the ground floor rooms for those with mobility issues.

 

Sea Edge Motel
www.seaedge.com — Great location on the waterfront next to the Beach Club.  They cannot hold a block of rooms for us, so book early.

Contact:  Wendy at (250) 248-8377, mention ‘Rhododendron Conference’ to get the special rate.  Phone 1 (800) 667-3382 OR (250) 248-8377 to reserve.
Availability:  38 units but they cannot hold a block of rooms for us, so book early.
Rates:  Two people sharing with a queen bed and kitchenette is $120/night; one person with a queen bed is $110/night.

Some rooms are up one flight of stairs so if you are able to manage stairs, please leave the ground floor rooms for those with mobility issues.

 

VIP Motel
www.vipmotel.comRooms are available but cannot be held for us, so book early.

Contact:  Max at (250) 248-3244
Availability:  10 to 15 rooms are available but cannot be held for us, so book early.
Rate:  $79 for single occupancy or $99 for double occupancy

 

Beach Club
www.beachclubbc.com — Luxury waterfront hotel with beach walkway access from the hotel.  A limited number of rooms are available, so book early

Reservations:  (250) 248-8999 OR 1 (866) 238-4218
Availability:  A limited number of rooms are available, so book early

  • Studio – 2 queen beds – Non-view – $152 plus tax
  • Studio – 2 queen beds – Partial Ocean View – $169 plus tax
  • Studio – 2 queen beds – Ocean Front – $195 plus tax
  • One-bedroom suite – Non view – $237
  • One Bedroom Suite – Partial View – $254
  • One-Bedroom Suite – Ocean Front – $280

 

Bayside Inn
www.qualityresortparksville.comYou must book by August 1 to get the special conference rate.

Contact:  250) 248-8333 OR 1 (855) 285-5058 – Ask for ‘Rhododendron Conference’ rate.
Availability:  11 rooms are blocked off for us

  • King Ocean View – $219 plus tax
  • King Town View – $189 plus tax
  • Executive Suite – $239 (1 bedroom & living room)

 

Beach Acres
www.beachacresresort.com There is a 10% discount only if 10 cottages are rented.

Contact:  Colleen
Forest and Beach Front Cottages can accommodate four people.  Each have one queen bed and 2 twin beds.  Please check website for details.

  • 8 rentals on the beach and 20 in the forest.

 

There are many other accommodation options in the Parksville and Qualicum Beach area, located slightly farther away from the Parksville Community and Conference Centre (but still within a 20-minute drive). Click here for a full list of accommodations

 

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