Hotel & Travel
We will be holding the 2014 Linux Symposium at the Lord Elgin Hotel. The hotel is located in the centre of downtown Ottawa, and we have arranged a special event attendee room rate of 129CAD/night for either a single or double room and 149CAD for a single or double occupancy Elgin Class King room.
If you would like to arrive earlier than July 13 or stay later than July 16 you will need to book directly with with their reservation department at email@example.com or by telephone. Please ask for the Linux Symposium rate. Otherwise you can Book your room at this link. The registration link has been fixed! Space is still limited and we recommend booking early!
Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8
Tel: (613) 235-3333
Toll Free: 1-800-267-4298 (Canada & US)
Travel Document & Travel Visa Requirements
People visiting from most countries do not require a travel visa to visit Canada but we have provided the following Travel Documents page to help you check in advance what you may require to enter Canada.
Getting to the Hotel from the Airport
To get from the Airport to downtown all you need to do is take the OC Transpo Bus #97 and get off at Elgin Street and the venue is roughly one block to the south on the same side of Elgin. Bus fare is 3.40CAD in exact change and the route from the Airport is quick and direct (20 minutes). If you take a taxi to the same location the fare will be between 25-30CAD.
If you are planning on driving (or looking for a ride) and can take on some passengers please send a note to and we can help get you in touch with people looking for rides.