Housing & Travel

Official Hotel & Conference Location

Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Address: 100 Front Street W, Toronto – Ontario, Canada M5J 1E3
Subway: Union Station
Tel: 1 416 368 2511

The deadline to reserve your booking with the preferred rate has passed. You are invited to reserve your stay using the Fairmont Royal York Hotel website.


Why stay at the Royal York?

  • Save time Have more time to network without worrying about getting back to your hotel or beating traffic.

  • Convenience – Simply hop downstairs for your morning coffee and breakfast. No traffic, no parking, no public transport, no worries!

  • Pay less – Book at our competitive conference rate to save on high-season hotel prices.

  • Flexibility – You can cancel anytime 72-hours prior to arrival when booking with us at the Royal York. Watch out for the no-cancellation policies of popular online discount services.

  • Help keep costs stable year-after-year – Your stay at the hotel, helps support the Society. The hotel is allowing us to host the meeting space on condition that we fulfill our room block obligation. Each room not booked, is a penalty to MetSoc and can impact our next COM conference fees.

  • Win a prize – We want to thank all attendees for supporting this Society. All attendees who book within the block by the cut-off date of July 18 will be eligible for a special prize!

The Luxury Hotel in Toronto

A million stories – One Fairmont Royal York. Toronto’s landmark hotel is the gateway to your essential Toronto experience. Located in the downtown core, Fairmont Royal York is minutes from the city’s biggest events and attractions including: The CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, Scotiabank Arena, Rogers Centre, the Eaton Centre, and Meridian Hall performing arts venue.

Our guest rooms and suites offers downtown luxury, in a historic Toronto hotel. The re-designed Fairmont Gold offers an exclusive, residential feel with added touches of a luxury boutique hotel.



Airport Information

The closest International airport to Fairmont Royal York is Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ). For guests travelling from Canada and the United States, the closest domestic airport is Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ). Click here for more information.

Air Canada has been designated as the official airline for COM 2023. By using the promotional code, you may benefit from discounted fares for your trip to Toronto.

Applicable Rules

  • The booking is to be made to: Toronto, YYZ (ON)
  • The travel period begins Monday, August 14, 2023 and ends Thursday, August 31, 2023.
  • Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
  • For North American travelers, 5% applies to standard fares and 10% to flex fares & higher.
  • For international travelers, 10% to standard fares & higher.

To book a flight with your promotion code, access aircanada.com and use the following promotion code: NEMEBR21

UP Express from YYZ

Union Pearson Express (Up Express) connects Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station, directly across from our doorstep, in just 25 minutes. Up Express trains depart every 30 minutes. Click here for UP Express details.

Shuttle Bus from YTZ



Valet parking is located at the hotel’s east entrance.

Overnight: $59 CAD per night, includes in and out privileges
Restaurant Rate: $30 CAD for up to 3 hours
Event Rate: $42 CAD

Self-parking options are available nearby. For assistance with directions, please call our Royal Service agents (416) 368-2511.

International Delegates

Before you travel, please familiarize yourself with the documents required to enter Canada.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada: http://www.cic.gc.ca
Helpful links:

Invitation Letters

IMPORTANT: This event is registered with the Canadian Government. It is the responsibility of the author/presenter/visitor to make the visa/eta application early. When you apply for your visa, you will be given a Visa Application Centre (VAC) file number. Please keep this number with you for reference.

Delegates: Your delegate registration must be completed and paid for in full in order for you to receive a confirmation invitation letter. Please apply as soon as you register. Registration will open in April 2023.