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Airport

Saskatoon has its own airport. Coming from outside of Canada, you usually change flights at Calgary, Toronto or Minneapolis. Northwest and its partners go via Minneapolis. Air Canada and Canadian and their partners go via Calgary or Toronto. At present, connections in Toronto are more convenient for most flights from Europe (e.g., from Frankfurt): but Calgary has the nicer airport. Note that Minneapolis is NOT in Canada, so you have to pass US customs when you come from outside of the States.


Downtown Hotels

The downtown hotels are the closest to the campus. Here is a list of some of them.

PARK TOWN HOTEL
1 km to campus (at University Bridge)
924 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK
Canada S7K 3H5
http://www.parktownhotel.com
Phone: 1-800-667-3999 or 306-244-5564
Fax: 306-665-8698
E-mail: reservations@parktownhotel.com
108 first class rooms, indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, universal gym, cable TV, movies, Four Season's Dining Room, Riverside's Lounge, Hop House Beverage Room, pets welcome, free parking, free local calls.

RAMADA HOTEL
2.5 km to campus (corner First Avenue and 22nd Street)
90 - 22nd Street East
Saskatoon, SK
Canada S7K 3X6
Phone: 1-800-668-4442 or 306-244-2311
Fax: 306-664-2234
185 rooms, 3 floors of deluxe executive rooms with security access, all rooms have air conditioning, cable TV, and movie selections, indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, pets permitted, handicap rooms available, R.J. Willoughby's Restaurant, R.J.'s Lounge and room service. The closest hotel to Midtown Plaza Mall and Centennial Auditorium.

DELTA BESSBOROUGH
2 km to campus (on the river)
601 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK
Canada S7K 3G8
http://www.deltahotels.com/properties/besbr.html
Phone: 1-800-268-1133 or 306-244-5521
Fax: 306-665-7262
227 guest rooms and suites, a health club, indoor pool, beauty salon, a chocolatier, an art gallery, and a gift shop/news stand. 2 restaurants: Garden Bistro and Samurai Japanese Steakhouse, 2 lounges:- The Corner Pub and the Lobby Lounge. Children 6 and under eat free, 7 to 12 eat half price, children 18 and under stay free when sharing a room with parents/guardian.

SHERATON CAVALIER
2 km to campus (across the Bessborough)
612 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK
Canada S7K 3G9
Phone: 1-800-325-3535 or 306-652-6770
Fax: 306-244-1739
E-mail: sheraton.saskatoon@sk.sympatico.ca
249 newly renovated luxurious rooms, with AC, cable TV, guest bars, video guest services, Spectra vision movies. Featuring recreation complex with two waterslides, Benedict's Dining Room, Hampton's Lounge, Taps Landing Pub, Window's Cafe, newly renovated conference rooms. Look for new exciting & unique dining experiences to be in place by April of 1999, to replace Benedict's and Windows.

RADISSON HOTEL
2.5 km to campus (east of Fourth Street, close to river)
405 Twentieth Street East
Saskatoon, SK
Canada S7K 6X6
http://www.radisson.com
Phone: 1-800-333-3333 or 306-665-3322
Fax: 306-665-5531
Full service luxury hotel overlooking the park and river valley. 291 guest rooms, 14 suites, 16 function rooms and indoor resort complex with two three-story waterslides. Underground parking for registered guests.

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