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Conference Location Information

ACCOMMODATIONS

Sheraton Hamilton Hotel  

116 King Street West, Hamilton, ON 

Monday, May 4 through to Friday, May 8, 2020 

Special rate per night: $159.00 + taxes 

* Special rate guaranteed until Monday April 6, 2020 * 

To make a reservation visit their website.    

Alternatively, if you require assistance, reservations can be made by contacting the 24-hour toll-free reservations line: 1-888-627-8161. Ask for the “CAC Annual Conference” group block to receive the special rate. 

ALTERNATIVE ACCOMMODATIONS  

(20 minute or less walk to Sheraton Hamilton Hotel) 

– Homewood Suites by Hilton, 40 Bay St S, Hamilton, ON L8P 0B3 

– Staybridge Suites Hamilton Downtown, 20 Caroline St S, Hamilton, ON L8P 0B1 

– Admiral Inn, 149 Dundurn St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 3M1 

– Visitors Inn, 649 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 1A2 

– Hamilton Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, 50 King Street East, L8N 1B2 

– Hamilton Residence and Conference Centre (Mohawk College), 245 Fennell Avenue West

How to get there

From Toronto Pearson International Airport: 

Take the GO Bus 40 Hamilton from Terminal 1 to Hamilton GO Centre (departs every 30 minutes).  The $12.70 fare can be purchased on board with exact cash, paid with a Presto card, or purchased online in advance: https://tickets.gotransit.com/en-us/  

From Hamilton International Airport: 

Take the Hamilton Transit bus 20 Hamilton Waterfront at Pier 8 to John Street at Jackson, and walk to the Sheraton Hotel.  The $3.00 fare can be purchased on board with exact cash or with a Presto card 

From Toronto Union Station: 

Take the GO Bus 16 Hamilton Express from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre.  The $13.60 ticket can be purchased on board with exact fare, paid with a Presto card, purchased at the terminal, or purchased online in advance: https://tickets.gotransit.com/en-us/.  You can also get to Hamilton by taking the Lakeshore West GO Train from Union Station and transferring to GO Bus 18 Hamilton GO Centre at Aldershot Train Station 

Driving: 

Exit highway 403 at Highway 8/Main Street East and continue to MacNab Street.  Take MacNab to King Street.  Parking is available at the Sheraton, as well as at other nearby parking centres, including one directly across the street on King St, or at Bay St. 

FOOD & DRINK

Check out the following local foodie spots during your stay in Hamilton! 

Looking for a COFFEE/BREAKFAST to start your day?   

Aside from the Starbucks found in the Sheraton, there are other local options: 

– Mulberry Street Coffeehouse (193 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– Smalls Coffee (8 Cannon St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– Saint James Espresso Bar & Eatery (170 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– Relay Coffee Roasters (27 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Ark + Anchor Espresso Bar (300 King St. W, Hamilton, ON) 

 

For LUNCH, try these local spots found within a 10-minute walk of the conference hotel: 

– Pho Dui Bo (15 Cannon St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Burnt Tongue (10 Cannon St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– Mulberry Street Coffeehouse (193 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– Saint James Espresso Bar & Eatery (170 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Mule (41 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Earth to Table Bread Bar on James (14 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– Charred Rotisserie House (244 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– Coop (272-274 King St. W, Hamilton, ON) 

– Bul & Gogi Korean BBQ & Restaurant (15 Cannon St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– Ark + Anchor Espresso Bar (300 King St. W, Hamilton, ON) 

– Redchurch Café + Gallery (Victoria Hall, 68 King St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– Kenzo Ramen (21 King St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– Tatemono Sushi Bar & Restaurant (135 King St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– 193 Bench Kitchen (193 King St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– HAMBRGR (49 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

 

And for that annual reunion DINNER where you catch up with your old crew: 

– The Diplomat (43 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– The French (37 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Mezcal Tacos & Tequila Bar (150 James St S, Hamilton, ON) 

– Earth to Table Bread Bar on James (14 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– Nique (30 Vine St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Charred Rotisserie House (244 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– Bul & Gogi Korean BBQ & Restaurant (15 Cannon St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– Kenzo Ramen (21 King St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– Tatemono Sushi Bar & Restaurant (135 King St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Mule (41 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Pho Dui Bo (15 Cannon St E, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Ship (23 Augusta St, Hamilton, ON) 

– HAMBRGR (49 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Mesa (255 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

 

For those in search of post-conference (or mid-conference) DRINKS, the following spots are highly recommended: 

– Radius (151 James St S, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Diplomat (43 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Mule (41 King William St, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Ship (23 Augusta St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Aout ‘n About (21 Augusta St, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Augusta House (17 Augusta St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Nique (30 Vine St, Hamilton, ON) 

– Mezcal Tacos & Tequila Bar (150 James St S, Hamilton, ON) 

– Bar Sazerac (278 James St N, Hamilton, ON) 

– The Brain (199 James St N, Hamilton, ON)