The 2016 CAES & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting will be held at the Hotel Grand Pacific, located at 463 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V8V 1X3

The Hotel Grand Pacific is a full 5-star hotel on Victoria's scenic Inner Harbour, next to the landmark BC Legislature and Parliament Buildings, and two blocks from Victoria's downtown restaurant and shopping district, five blocks from Fisherman's Wharf - a working harbor surrounded by an array of casual food counters, unique shops, and water adventures including kayaking and whale watching. It offers a stunning view from every room, full athletic and spa facilities and access to Victoria's many tourist destinations.

Reservation Procedure


A block of rooms has been set aside for attendees for a steeply discounted rate of $159 CND plus taxes, Single/Double Occupancy. These rates are available for 3 days before and after the conference, subject to availability. The hotel is full outside the conference block on June 21 and 22, and filling fast on June 20, 23, and the weekend. Early booking is highly recommended.

In order to qualify for the group rate, contact the hotel reservations department at 1-800-663-7550. It is imperative that you indicate the group block AUG2016CAES or meeting name WAEA-CAES Meetings.

Cut-off Date

The guest room release date is Friday, May 20, 2016. All rooms in the conference block that have not been reserved by this date will be released for general sale by the hotel. Reservation requests received after the cut-off date will be accepted based on availability at the best available rate.


Check-in time is 3:00 pm. The hotel will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate early arrivals. Check-out time is 11:00 am. Attendees staying in their rooms beyond the check-out time without authorization will be charged for an additional room night or a date use rate.

Alternative Hotels

The following are offering a discount to our group:

Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites: Located a few blocks away at 345 Quebec St. Rooms offered to our group at $155 per night. The hotel is set up to receive call-in reservations at 250-385-2405 / toll free 1-800-663-5896. Group name: WAEA-CAES Meetings (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society).

Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour Hotel: Located about 5 blocks from the conference hotel at 728 Humboldt St. Rooms offered at $299.00 per night. Reservations can be made by phone at (250) 480-3800. Group name: Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES-WAEA).

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria: Located across the street from the Marriott at 777 Douglas St. Rooms offered at $199 for standard rooms and $249 for suites. Reservation number 1-855-243-6581. Group Name: Canadian Agricultural Economics Society WAEA-CAES Meetings.