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Venue & Accommodation

Conference will take place in the
Palais de Congrés de Montréal

The address is:
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal, QC
H2Z 1X7


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Book your Official Accommodation

Showcare is the official Housing Bureau for ISCB's ISMB Conference. A link to book your hotel room online will be provided when you complete your conference registration. It is recommended that you book your hotel room early in order to take advantage of the special room rates that are subject to availability. ISMB 2024 success depends on attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors booking the conference hotels through the official Housing Bureau. Unfilled rooms create a financial risk in the form of penalties and can jeopardize the success of the association.

Please do not contact the hotels or make a reservation directly with the hotels. Discounted rates are only available through Showcare, the official Housing Bureau.
Please register for the conference before booking your accommodations.

Booking Deadline: Monday, June 17, 5 pm EST and is subject to availability. (Rooms may be sold out prior to this date.)

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Conference Accommodations

Le Westin Montreal (HQ)

Transform any trip into a relaxing getaway at Le Westin Montréal. Our Old Montreal hotel is full of modern amenities designed to elevate your stay no matter what time of year. It is surrounded by centuries of history in architecture, art, and French culture. Many of the city's prominent destinations can be found within walking distance.

Visit the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, the cobblestone streets of Montreal's famous Parisian-style historic district, the Old Port, and the Palais des congrès. Get around town on foot or bike, with many bicycle rentals scattered throughout the city.

After a day exploring the sights, retreat to our spacious rooms and suites equipped with free Wi-Fi, pillowtop mattresses, and marble bathrooms. Our on-site gaZette restaurant features a mouth-watering menu with take-out options. Whether traveling for leisure or business or a bit of both, Le Westin Montréal provides a refined experience to restore balance and control.

Distance to Convention Center:
5 min walk
Rate: $289 CAD (single/double)

Hotel Monville

Hotel Monville is a four-star hotel that targets both businesspeople and tourists seeking to immerse themselves in the Montréal experience. Remarkable for its abundant windows that offer panoramic views of the metropolis, the Monville, created in 2018, is a hotel with an original design that combines state-of-the-art technology, ecological practices, and attentive service in a friendly atmosphere. At Monville, we don’t just practice the art of receiving well, but the art of receiving better.

Distance to Convention Center: 5 min walk 
Rate: $259 CAD (single/double)

Hotel Dauphin Montreal Downtown

Le Dauphin Hotels is a family-owned business. A proud third generation of a great hotel tradition started in 1963. An Eco-friendly hotel is trying to improve this aspect of the hotel business.

The property in Montreal Downtown features 114 rooms and suites, all of which were designed with the comfort of our guests in mind. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Le Dauphin is an affordable decision and the best for any occasion.

Distance to Convention Center: 5 min walk 
Rate: $269 CAD (single/double)

Delta Hotels by Marriott Montreal

Enjoy a simply perfect stay at Delta Hotels Montreal, on business or with the family. Our pet-friendly hotel is in downtown Montreal, near McGill University and the Montreal Convention Centre, making us the ideal destination for conferences and events. Find the most renowned local attractions within walking distance of the hotel in Montreal's entertainment district, such as Sainte-Catherine Street or the Eaton Centre.

Relax in modern, stylish hotel rooms with sleek workspaces. Select rooms include balconies. Club-level rooms allow access to our 23rd-floor Club Lounge to enjoy complimentary breakfast and evening appetizers with stunning views of the Montreal skyline.

Distance to Convention Center: 14 min walk 
Rate: $255 CAD (single/double)

DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal

We're connected to the shops and restaurants of Complex Desjardins, with underground access to the Montreal Convention Centre and two metro stations. Place des Arts is around the corner, and we're a kilometre from Old Montreal. Enjoy our indoor pool, fitness center, and a warm DoubleTree welcome cookie on arrival.

Distance to Convention Center: 11 min walk 
Rate: $289 CAD (single/double)

Hampton Inn by Hilton Montreal Downtown

Our hotel is just half a kilometre from the Montreal Convention Center in the heart of downtown. We are surrounded by restaurants, government offices, museums, theatres, and historical attractions. Subway and bus stations are within three blocks, and we are just off A-720. Our rooftop terrace and expansive meeting spaces are ideal for Montreal events.

Distance to Convention Center: 6 min walk 
Rate: $286CAD (single/double)

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Housing Policies

The ISMB 2024 Housing Bureau, Showcare, will accept new hotel reservations, changes and cancellations until 5 pm EST on Monday, June 17, 2024.  If you made a reservation, it is being held for you in the inventory of rooms the hotels have blocked for this conference. The reservations will be transferred to the hotels on Thursday, June 20, 2024To ensure the hotels have the most up-to-date information, we ask that all hotel cancellations and changes be made by 5 pm EST on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Guarantee & Deposit Policy: All hotel rates are quoted in CAD and exclude tax. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable taxes that are in effect at check-in time. A credit card is required for each reservation and must have an expiration date on or after November 2024. Your room is not reserved if you do not provide a valid credit card. The hotels may charge a one-night room & tax deposit using the credit card on file with Showcare prior to check-in. Each guest must present a valid credit card or an approximate amount of cash for subsequent room nights and incidental charges for the entire stay upon check-in.  
*You must complete a credit card authorization form if the credit card on file is not in your name. 

Cancellation & Changes Policy: All cancellations or changes must be made online by re-accessing your housing account on or before 5 pm EST on Monday, June 17, 2024.

No cancellations or changes will be made between 5 pm EST on Monday, June 17, 2024 and Thursday, June 20, 2024, while reservation information is being prepared and transferred to the hotels. Cancellations or changes as of 5 pm EST on Friday, June 21, 2024, must be made directly with the hotels. Change requests will be made on a space-available basis. 

Cancellation requests received by the hotel 48-72 hours (refer to your respective hotel policy on their website) or less prior to arrival and no-shows will forfeit the one-night room & tax deposit and the rest of the stay will be cancelled. ISMB 2024 is not responsible for no-shows or early departure fees charged by the hotels or rooms resold due to non-arrival.  

ISMB 2024 takes no responsibility should a room preference not be available at check-in. Please visit the hotel websites for check-in and check-out times. 

Housing Confirmation: You will receive an email from your hotel with your hotel confirmation number approximately 2 weeks prior to arrival. If you do not receive it, please check your spam folder before contacting your hotel. 

Group Housing (10 rooms+/night): Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Questions About Hotel Reservations? 
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Student Accommodations

In addition to the official housing block, ISCB has secured a block of rooms at McGill University for student attendees.

La Citadelle Residence at McGill University

All student rooms are fully furnished and include private bathrooms, air conditioning, and a flatscreen TV. In addition to the shared kitchen, there is a large common area on the first floor and a quiet study room, both surrounded by windows. Situated in the center of the downtown area, La Citadelle is a recently renovated, hotel style residence building that opened its doors for move-in weekend of 2012.  La Citadelle is located two blocks east of McGill campus.

  • Room Rate: $189.00 CAD per night
    • $219.00 CAD Triple, $249.00 CAD Quad
  • Breakfast is included

Royal Victoria Dormitory at McGill University

Located immediately across the street from campus and minutes from downtown Montreal. Dormitory-style with shared washroom facilities centrally located on each floor. Shared kitchenettes throughout the building. Common rooms include 2 TV rooms, a games room, aerobics room, study room and a large lounge. 

  • Room Rate: $80.00 CAD
  • Breakfast is included

Carrefour Sherbrooke at McGill University

All student rooms are fully furnished and include private bathrooms, air conditioning, and a flatscreen TV. In room mini refrigerator. Find first class shopping, restaurants and art galleries, outdoor cafés and street festivals all within walking distance at this centrally located hotel style property.

  • Room Rate: $159.00 CAD per night
    • $189.00 CAD Triple, $219.00 CAD Quad
  • Breakfast is included

Please use one of the following to book your reservation at any of the McGill University accommodations:

  • Phone: 514-398-5200
  • E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ensure you mention International Society for Computational Biology ISMB 2024 Conference

Student room reservations at McGill university must be received by May 27, 2024.

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