Travel & Accommodations

Westin Hotel - Ottawa - Host Hotel for SEC17

The Westin Ottawa is a downtown Ottawa hotel offering an ideal haven for relaxation in the heart of Canada's capital. Heighten your senses with panoramic views of Parliament Hill and the scenic Rideau Canal, or inspire yourself with historic sights and world-class shopping at the adjoining Rideau Centre shopping mall.

Reservations at the Westin Ottawa

The Westin Ottawa offers guests a breath of fresh air with 100% non-smoking newly renovated guest rooms. 

Guest rooms at the Westin Ottawa can be booked by calling 1-800-WESTIN1.  To obtain the conference rate ($206 CDN per night, traditional single or double occupancy) quote group code CC15AB.  Guest can also book online

Congress rates are available on a first come, first served basis as available up until Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5 pm local time.   When the room block is full, the hotel will provide the best possible rate available to delegates. 

Parking & Transportation at the Westin Ottawa

Valet Parking charges (with unlimited in and out privileges) are $35.00 (+ taxes). Self parking charges at the attached Rideau Centre are $1.50 per ½ hour or $18.00 up to 12 hours or $21.00 for 24 hours.

Dining at The Westin Ottawa:

Daly’s restaurant is open for breakfast on the 3rd floor of the hotel and the Shore Club Restaurant and Bar is conveniently located on the lobby level and is open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week.  There are also a variety of restaurants within walking distance of the hotel and in the adjoining Rideau Centre.

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Novotel Ottawa – Overflow Hotel

The Novotel Ottawa is a trendy full-service 4-star hotel set in the heart of downtown Ottawa. Located just steps to the Byward Market, the Rideau Canal, The Rideau Centre and the Westin Ottawa, the Novotel Ottawa is perfectly situated as CSTA’s overflow hotel for SEC.

The SEC rate is $169/night (single or double occupancy). This rate is available up to March 12th. To book, call 613.230.3033 or email: . Use the booking code: 454204 (Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance).

Travel to and from Ottawa

Canada’s capital city is easily accessible by air, car or train. 

Air Canada is offering special prices on flights to and from YOW for SEC17. The travel period begins Sunday, March 12, 2017 and ends Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

To book a flight visit and enter this promotion code in the search panel:  RN3DFFK1

WestJet is offering 10% off the base fare for travel between Ottawa and anywhere WestJet flies in North America (including their Delta code-share partner network).

Travel is valid between March 13, 2017 and March 24, 2017 (No blackouts during this window)

To book a flight, visit and use the codes below:

Coupon code (web coupon no.): 438CAGD

For Travel Agents (web use only): WTP97

Ground Transportation

The Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and the train station (Via Tremblay Rd Station) are a 15-minute drive from the hotel during non-peak travel periods.  Taxi service to the Westin Hotel is available onsite at both the airport and train station.  From the Westin Hotel, you may speak with the doorman to reserve a taxi or car service.