Hotels in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C.


Conference and Tutorials – Vancouver, B.C.


The Conference and Tutorials will be held at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. The hotel is located in downtown Vancouver, overlooking a mountain-rimmed harbor.


Workshops – Whistler, B.C.


The NIPS 2005 Post-Conference Workshops will be held at The Westin Resort & Spa which is located at 4090 Whistler Way at the base of Whistler Mountain. It is adjacent to both the Blackcomb and Whistler gondolas that take skiers, snowboarders, and hikers to the top of the mountain. 




Hyatt Regency Vancouver (Conference and Tutorials)


The Hyatt Regency Vancouver is located in downtown Vancouver, overlooking a mountain-rimmed harbor.  For accommodations at the Hyatt Regency contact:


Rooms will be held for NIPS 2005 participants at the special rate until November 6, 2005.  After that date, reservations will be accepted on the basis of availability.  The  hotel rates listed below are in Canadian dollars, the final conversion rate will be determined on the date of payment.   Local taxes of 17% will be added to all quoted hotel rates.


Hyatt Regency Vancouver

Toll Free Reservations:


Hyatt Regency Registration

NIPS 2005 Conference Rates:

655 Burrard Street

Reservations Direct:


Reservation Fax: 1-604-639-4729

Single/Double/Triple: $119 CAD (~$102 US)

Vancouver, British Columbia

Hotel Main: 1-604-683-1234

Quadruple Occupancy: $134 CAD (~$115 US)

Canada V6C 2R7

Hotel Webpage


Daily Parking Fee: $24 CAD (~$21 US)


Maximum room occupancy is four persons. One night's room and tax pre-payment is needed to guarantee room reservations.  All deposits for individual room reservations are fully refundable if a room is cancelled seven days or more prior to the arrival date.  An early departure fee of one night's room and tax will be assessed if hotel is given less than 24-hours notice.




The Westin Resort & Spa -- Site of the Post-Conference Workshops – has filled NIPS' entire room block




Accommodations are also available at:


The Delta Whistler Village Suites

4308 Main Street

Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4



The Delta Whistler Village Suites are a five-minute walk from the Westin Resort and Spa.


Room Rates:

Delta Rooms - $139 Canadian (~ $117 US)

One-bedroom Suites - $169 Canadian (~ $142 US)

Two-bedroom Suites - $289 (~ $243 US)


Reservations may be made by calling:

1-888-299-3987 (toll free) or 604-905-3987

Or by emailing:

Please quote your special three-character booking code:  “NIP”
These special NIPS 2005 rates are available December 8 through 11, 2005.  They are based on double occupancy for the Delta Rooms and the One-bedroom Suites


There is an extra charge for adults of $30 Canadian (~$25 US) per night per person for the third and fourth adult in the Delta Rooms and One-bedroom Suites.  There is an additional charge of $30 Canadian (~$25 US) per night per person for the fifth and sixth adult in the Two-bedroom Suites.  Children 18 years and under may stay free when accompanied by parents.


Delta Rooms:  These studios feature a queen bed, a fully equipped kitchenette and dinette, full bathroom amenities, coffee maker, TV with remote, Lodgenet movies and Nintendo.  Features a queen bed. Maximum occupancy in a Delta room is two people.


One and Two Bedroom Suites feature a separate bedroom(s) with a king, queen or two twin beds and TV with remote.  The separate living rooms offers a double pull out sofa bed, full kitchen with dishwasher, oven, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker; dining area, fireplace, full bathroom, washer/dryer, TV with remote, Lodgenet movies and Nintendo. Accommodates up to a maximum of 4 people for the One-bedroom suite and six people for the Two-bedroom suites.


For more information about the Delta Whistler Village Suites see:




To check out other hotels in the Whistler area see: