Accommodations / Hotels for SAFO03

The following list of hotels are extending a special rate and have a number of rooms set aside for SAFO 2003 participants.
The rates quoted are subject to changes.  The prices do not include a 5% Ontario room tax and a 7% federal goods and services tax. Be sure to mention you are with the Ottawa International Student Animation Festival in order to receive any special rates.  Please note that the period of the festival is an extremely busy time in Ottawa and all hotels will stop holding rooms approximately one month prior to the festival’s opening day.  The toll-free numbers may not be valid outside of North America.

Les prix cités ici peuvent changer a tout moment. Ils ne comprennent pas la taxe provinciale de 5% sur la location des chambres et la taxe federale de 7% sur les produits et services. La liste suivante souligne les hôtels qui offrent des prix spéciaux et un certain nombre de chambres mise a coté pur les participants du Festival 03.  Mentioner que vous assistez au Festival International d’Animation d’Ottawa pour recevoir une remise. La periode du Festival est une des plus occupé à Ottawa.  Les hôtels arrète de réserver des chambres un mois avant le début du Festival.  

The Official Car Rental Agency for Ottawa 03 is Discount.  Call 1-800-263-2355  or (613) 738-0218.
Book your ticket through Far Horizons (613) 234-6116 or and save on the taxes.


$$ Albert at Bay (5 minutes from Archives)
435 Albert Street
Tel:(613) 238-8858 Toll Free: 1-800-267-6644 Fax:(613) 238-1433
Rates:$109  (20 Rooms on hold until September 15)
You must say you are with the Ottawa International Student Animation Festival.

Albert at Bay

Ideally situated in downtown Ottawa, a five minute walk to Parliament Hill,
and close to many major attractions this all suite hotel offers remarkably
spacious and elegant one or two bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens.
The Bay Street Bistro is open all day long for casual dining. Perfect for
business or family travel, many suites come with a built in office area off
the living room. Sparks Street Mall, Ottawa’s recommended shopping area is
just a few minutes walk from the hotel. Workout in the fitness area or
relax in the whirlpool or saunas. Take advantage of our free Kids’ Club in
July and August. The Albert at Bay Suite Hotel absolutely offers
exceptional value for suite accommodations.

Best Western - Victoria Park Suites (20 minutes from the Archives)
377 O’Connor Street
Tel:(613) 567-7275 Toll Free: 1-800-465-7275  Fax:(613) 567-1161
Rates: $99.   (15  Rooms on hold until September15)
You must say you are with the Ottawa International Student Animation Festival.

Best Western Victoria Park Suites

In downtown Ottawa, Victoria Park Suites is situated with easy access to
Highway 417, the Rideau Canal and Elgin Street where you will find many fine
restaurants and entertaining nightlife. This elegant, boutique style hotel
offers semi-suites or one bedroom suites complete with kitchenettes.
Executive one bedroom suites are available with whirlpool bathtubs. There
is a fitness center and saunas. Deluxe continental breakfast is included
in the rate. Guests will be sure to enjoy their visit to Ottawa while
staying at Victoria Park Suites, where everyone is treated like a VIP.

$$  Doral Inn  (5min from Archives)
486 Albert Street
Tel: (613) 230-8055  Fax: (613) 237-9660
Rate: $89 includes breakfast

$$  Radisson Ottawa (5min from Archives)
402 Queen Street
Tel: (613) 236-1133  1-800-333-3333  fax  (613  566-2335
Rate: $109 Great for groups.
(40 Rooms on hold until September 15)
You must say you are with the Ottawa International Student Animation Festival.

$$$  Crowne Plaza (5min from National Archives)
101 Lyon Street
Tel: (613) 237-6300 Fax: (613) 237-2351
Rates: $135 single or double
Quote code OIA when you call.
20 rooms on hold

$$$$ Arc, The Hotel (20 minutes from Archives.  Ottawa’s hippest hotel)
140 Slater Street
Tel: (613) 238-2888 Toll free 1-800 699-2516 Fax: (613) 235-0053
Email: Web site:
Rates: $195  Quote ANIM1015
10 rooms on hold until September 15.

Delta Ottawa Hotel and Suites (5 minutes from Archives)
361 Queen Street
Tel:(613) 238-6000  Fax:(613) 238-6054
Rates:  $135-$155
You must say you are with the Ottawa International Student Animation Festival.

Aristocrat Suite Hotel (20 minutes from Archives)
131 Cooper Street
T: (613) 236-7500  Toll Free: 1-800-563-5634
F: (613) 563-2836
Special rate of $115.
You must say you are with the Ottawa International Student Animation Festival.

Days Inn Downtown (40min from Archives)
319 Rideau Street
T:  (613) 789-5555 F: (613) 789-6196
Special Rate of $99 (single or double) or $108 (3 or more)
You must say you are with the Ottawa International Student Animation Festival.


$ Ottawa International Hostel (30 minutes from Archives)
75 Nicholas St.
Tel: (613) 235-2595
Rates: $24.15 (in a shared dormitory) $56.70 double room

$ Ottawa International Hostel – Sandy Hill (40 minutes from Archives)
119 Daly Ave.
Tel: (613) 688-2708
Rates: $24.13(in a shared dormitory)  $56 single

$ Ottawa Backpackers Inn (30 minutes from Archives.  In Byward Market)
203 York St.
Tel: (613) 241-3402
Rates: $19 (in a room shared by eight people) $55 double

$ Ottawa YW/YMCA (25 minutes from Archives)
180 Argyle St.
Tel: (613) 237-1320
Rates: $50 - $60 single

Bed and Breakfasts

Albert House (5 minutes from Archives)
478 Albert Street  
Tel: (613) 236-4479  Toll Free: 1-800-267-1982   Fax: (613) 237-9079
Rates: $88+ single to $108+ double

Lyon Guest House (10 min from Archives)
479 Slater Street West Tel: (613) 236-3904
Rates: $55 single to $65 double

Mid-towne Heritage (15 minutes from Archives)
220 Lyon Street Tel: (613) 236-1169
Rates: $80+ single to $90+ double

Auberge des Arts (30 minutes from Archives)
104 Guiges Ave.  Tel: (613) 562-0909
Toll Free: 1-877-750-3400   Fax: (613) 241-4112
Rates: $95+ single to $100+ double   

Ausralis Guest House (30  minutes from Archives)
35 Marlborough Ave.  Tel: (613) 235-8461
Rates: $70 single to $75 double

Bed and Breakfast L’Auberge du Marche 30  minutes from Archives)
87 Guigues Ave.   Tel: (613) 241-6610
Rates: $95 single or $100 double

Gasthaus Switzerland Inn (40 minutes from Arts Court.)
89 Daly Ave.  Tel: (613) 237-0335 Toll Free: 1-888-663-0000
Rates: $98+ single or double

McGee’s Inn (30 minutes from Archives)
185 Daly Avenue  Tel:(613) 237-6089
Rates: $95+ to $198+ double

A Voyageurs Guest House Bed & Breakfast (20 minutes from Archives)
95 Arlington Street  Tel: (613) 238-6445
Rates: $49+ single or $59+ double

Brown’s Bed & Breakfast (40 minutes from Archives)

539 Besserer Street Tel:(613) 789-8320
Rates: $85+ to $125 double

Natural Choice 4 Nature (20 minutes from Archvies)
263 McLeod Street Tel: (613) 563-4399
Rates: $70-$85

Ottawa House Bed & Breakfast
264 Stewart Tel: (613) 789-4433
Rates: $80 single to $110 double

  • International Jury
  • All screenings take place at the National Archives of Canada
      395 Wellington at Bay
        Festival Passes are now sold-out. We will be selling rush tickets 1/2 before showtime for screenings and workshops.
      • Find out about rush tickets

      • SAFO 2003
        2 Daly Avenue, Ste. 120 • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada • K1N 6E2
        Tel. 613-232-8769 • Fax 613-232-6315
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