Most of the conference program will take place at the Chelsea Hotel.

33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1Z4
Tel: 416-595-1975
Fax: 416-585-4375
Toll-Free: 1-800-Chelsea (243-5732)

The Chelsea Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, within walking distance of the Yonge-University subway lines.

Conference delegates receive a discounted rate of $159 per night for single occupancy and a special, discounted rate of $159 per night for double occupancy. Extra guests beyond double occupancy can be accommodated for a fee of $30 each. All discounted rooms are in the “Chelsea” category. Other rooms, including Studios and Suites are available at the standard hotel cost.

For a description of the “Chelsea” rooms and suites, see the Chelsea Hotel’s website at:

You may book your room online through the following link: Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies 2017 Annual

You may also book directly through the Reservation Department by calling toll free at 1-800-Chelsea (243-5732) or 416-595-1975.

IMPORTANT: To take advantage of the discounted group rate, be sure to name our group when making your reservation: “Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2017.” If you do not do so, you will not be granted the discounted rate. The discounted rate cannot be applied retroactively on the day of arrival.

You must book your room by September 18, 2017. After this date, the rooms and rates will be subject to availability. Please Note: Check-in is 3:00 p.m., and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. If you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so at or before 4:00 p.m., Toronto time, on the day of arrival in order to avoid forfeiting one (1) night’s room and tax charges.


From Pearson International Airport
By Car
Pearson Airport is approximately 30 km and 30 minutes west of the city centre. Airport limousine services and taxis are located on the ground level of Terminal 1 and the arrivals level at Terminal 3. Fares average approximately C$50.

UP Express
Trains between downtown Toronto and Pearson Airport take 25 minutes and run every 15 minutes. (5:30am - 1:00am Daily)

Driving from Pearson Airport
  • Take Exit 1 and travel to Highway 427
  • Exit onto 427 South.
  • Keep left and follow signs for Gardiner Expressway/Toronto and merge onto Gardiner Expressway East
  • Take the Spadina Avenue exit
  • Turn right on Front St West
  • Turn left onto University Avenue
  • Turn right onto Gerrard Street. Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is on the right

  • From Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
    Passengers can take the pedestrian tunnel from Billy Bishop Airport to the Mainland. Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is a 10-15 minute taxi ride from the ferry terminal.

    The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) offers 24-hour service from Pearson Airport. The most efficient route for arrivals between 5am and 2am is the 192 Airport Rocket, which connects at Kipling Station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line.

    To reach the Chelsea Hotel, board the eastbound train to Yonge/Bloor station and transfer to the southbound platform. Take the train to Dundas station and walk north on Yonge Street before turning left at Gerrard Street.

    An adult fare is approximately C$3.

    GO Transit also offers airport express buses to York Mills and Yorkdale TTC stations from Terminal 1. Buses depart every 60 minutes and fares are approximately C$5.