The 33rd Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference, hosted by Brock University, will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 3530 Schmon Parkway, St. Catharines, ON (across the street from Brock University).


Blocks of hotel rooms have been held at the following locations:

Four Points by Sheraton

Rates are as follows:

$129 Standard Suite with 2 double beds, living area with pullout couch (great option for sharing; with three people this would cost $43/night; could have more than three people)

$139 Standard Suite with 1 queen bed, living area with pullout couch

$154 Standard Suite with 1 king bed, living area with pullout couch

Book online:

Or call: 1-905-984-8484 (make sure to quote the Qualitatives room block to get the rates listed above)


The Holiday Inn, 327 Ontario St, St. Catharines


$124 Standard Suite with 2 Queen beds

Call: 1-877-660-8550 (local is 905-688-2324) and quote the block code QAB

The Best Western, 2 North Service Rd, St. Catharines


$109 Standard Suite with 2 Queen beds (includes breakfast)

Call: 1-855-213-0582 (local is 905-934-8000) and quote the block code QAB


Brock University – Vallee Residence



This includes a single bed, desk, dresser, bookshelf, and wardrobe. Two rooms share an adjoining semi-private washroom. Bed linens are provided, along with a small bath towel and washcloth. 

To book: email with all of your contact information. Please make sure to quote the Qualitatives conference in your email. 

Travel Tips for the 33rd Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference 

Host – Brock University 

Location – The Four Points by Sheraton St. Catharines Niagara Suites

3530 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, ON, L2V 4Y6 (across the street from Brock University)


Traveling to St. Catharines:

Airports – There are three airports that you could arrive at, depending upon where you are coming from:


1)    Buffalo Niagara International Airport

2)    Hamilton International Airport

3)    Toronto Pearson International Airport

Airport Shuttle – Niagara Airbus

1-800-268-8111 or 1-905-374-8111

(Book online or call once you have your flight information)


Average rates:



1 person

2 people

3 or more people

Buffalo Airport

$153 round trip

$102/person round trip

$79/person round trip

Toronto Airport

$143 round trip

$107/person round trip

$99/person round trip

Hamilton Airport

Only a private car is offered from Hamilton @ $171/way. Car holds up to 3 people






Traveling within St. Catharines:


Local Taxi – Here are a few suggested taxi companies in Niagara:


1)    Central Taxi – 905-685-7343

2)    5-0 Taxi – 905-685-5464

3)    Brock-Q Taxi – 905-935-5000 

Average rate within St. Catharines = $15-$20

St. Catharines Bus – Here is a link to the bus schedule:

You will use bus # 16 (116 during evenings and weekends):


Bus fare = $3.00 cash