When arriving in Canada, you must quarantine yourself for 14 days before you can come to campus. This is mandatory, even if you have no symptoms.

Find a place to stay during your 14-day quarantine

Hotels can provide you with a temporary solution if you need short-term housing or if you are looking for a place to stay during your 14-day quarantine. After your quarantine period is completed, you will be able to transition to long-term stay accommodation which can be on or off-campus. We recommend that you start looking for accommodation as early as possible.

On this page, you will find short-term housing options in the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver areas.


Abbotsford, B.C.

Sandman Hotel and Suites Abbotsford

Sandman Hotel and Suites Abbotsford is conveniently located near shopping, parks, and major bus routes.

The Sandman Hotel Group offers preferred rates to all staff, faculty, alumni and visitors of UFV. To receive the special quarantine rate of $99 + tax per night, you can call or send an email to make a reservation:

Sandman COVID-19 safety protocols

The Sandman Hotel Group has COVID-19 health & safety protocols in place for guests who are self-isolating for 14 days. These protocols include:

  • Sanitized check-in
  • Floor decals to indicate appropriate social distance
  • Hand sanitizing stations at primary entrances and key high traffic areas
  • Touchless express check-out
  • Hotel rooms are left vacant and sanitized for up to 72 hours prior to the next check-in
  • Room services to help make your stay as comfortable as possible
  • Staff available to bring prepaid online orders sent to the front desk such as groceries, Skip the Dishes, Doordash or other local restaurant food orders to your room


Surrey, B.C.

Ramada Langley Surrey Hotel

The Ramada Langley Surrey Hotel is currently offering a special quarantine rate for any students needing accommodation for this purpose. Please contact them directly at +1 604-576-8388 or toll free at 1-888-576-8388 for further information or to reserve rooms.


Richmond, B.C.

Both The Sheraton Vancouver Airport and The Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel are offering quarantine accommodation including special rates and meal plans for any students requiring a place to stay for the 14-day quarantine prior to attending school. 

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Call +1 604-273-7878 or toll free at +1 800-663-0299 to make a reservation.

Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel

Call +1 604-276-2112 or toll free at +1 877-323-8888 to make a reservation.

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