Hotel and Travel

HOTEL

yycbv_phototour01The Marriott Delta Bow Valley Hotel “Delta Hotel” (209 4 Ave SE) is offering all Puppet Power 2016 attendees a special discounted price of $129 CAN per night ($99 US as of Apr 9/16). > check currency converter

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Please book by April 26, 2016 to get this rate!

We also recommend other hotels downtown which are within walking distance, “motel village” which is on the c-train line, and the Youth Hostel which is downtown and also close to a c-train station.

 

LOCATION/DIRECTIONS

imagesPuppet Power 2016 is taking place at the Kerby Centre (1133-7th Ave. SW) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Calgary is in Western Canada, situated close to the Rocky Mountains, North of Montana.  If you are travelling by car, parking is available at the Kerby Centre.  > click for Google Map

GETTING TO CALGARY
Planes, trains, and automobiles (and buses too) > check out Tourism Calgary for information on getting to Calgary.  If you have a chance to stay a little longer, Calgary is a short trip away from the Rocky Mountains (Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise) > click for more info.

GETTING TO THE DELTA HOTEL FROM THE AIRPORT
Getting to the hotel from the airport: The following company offers a shuttle service: http://www.airportshuttlecalgary.ca/rates  If you are travelling to the hotel with only one or two people, the shuttle is great value, otherwise, a taxi would be more cost effective for a group.

GETTING TO THE KERBY CENTRE FROM THE DELTA HOTEL via CTrain
The Marriott Delta Bow Valley Hotel (209 4 Ave SE) is a thirty minute walk or a 20 minute (FREE) LRT/CTrain ride/walk to the Kerby Centre.  Please note that the CTrain is FREE only downtown.

Delta Hotel to Kerby Centre (via C-Train):  Walk south on Macleod Trail SE to the WB (westbound) City Hall C-Train Station on 7th Ave SE (north side of street).  Take the 69th St Station train and get off at the WB Downtown – West Kerby CTrain Station.  Walk west to 1133-7th Ave. SW (1 min).  > click for map

Kerby Centre to Delta Hotel (via C-Train): Walk East on 7th Ave to the EB Downtown – West Kerby CTrain Station (south side of street).  Take the Saddletown or Somerset-Bridlewood train and get off at the EB Centre St CTrain Station.  Walk north on Centre St to hotel on 4th Ave SE.  > click for map

CALGARY TRANSIT
Coming from a different location?  Plan your trip on the Calgary Transit website http://www.calgarytransit.com/plan-a-trip or download the Calgary Transit App

tumblr_min7vpOUPn1r54c4oo1_1280THINGS TO DO

Looking for something else to do while you are in Calgary?  The conference and hotel are downtown and within walking distance to the river pathway and Calgary’s iconic Peace Bridge, the Glenbow Museum, Calgary’s top galleries, shops, and restaurants, the historic Stephen Avenue pedestrian street and historic Inglewood district, and many more attractions.  Check out the Calgary Culture Events Calendar and Click here for other things to do.  We also recommend the Calgary International Children’s Festival which runs May 25-28th.