Travel and Accommodations

Andaz Hotel


Set in the heart of ByWard Market, a historical marketplace and presently an urban center of chic boutiques, galleries, restaurants and nightlife, Ottawa’s newest hotel inspires exploration of Canada’s Capital city. The residentially styled guestrooms and public spaces reflect a sense of place, showcasing Canadian design, materials and motif. The modern high-rise hotel offers stunning views across the market to the Parliament Buildings and the scenic Gatineau Hills from the rooftop restaurant and lounge.

CANARIE’s room blocks at the Westin Ottawa are now sold out, but a block with highly discounted rates has been secured at the Andaz. Please note that due to Canada150 events taking place in Ottawa, hotel rooms are at a premium and will sell out quickly.

Rate: $199

Online Booking

Click here for CANARIE preferred rate.


Valet parking: $30 per day.

Prices do not include taxes and are subject to change without notice. Alternatively, public parking is available at lots throughout downtown Ottawa.

Westin Ottawa

**Room blocks sold out**

11 Colonel By Drive

The 4-star Westin Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, on the famous Rideau Canal, and features stunning views of Parliament Hill and its beautiful surroundings. Spacious rooms and suites offer soothing decor and modern amenities.

Please note that due to Canada150 events taking place in Ottawa, hotel rooms are at a premium and will sell out quickly.

Attendees must make their own accommodation and payment arrangements directly with the hotel. Please refer to the hotel website links below for full details of the property’s facilities and to book your reservations.

Online Booking

Westin Ottawa Hotel – Click here for a reservation

Travel to Ottawa

Canada 150

Ottawa is THE place to be in 2017! Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation–and Canadians are gathering in the Capital to join local residents in a year of celebration, featuring big, bold, immersive and moving experiences. Extend your stay in Ottawa and check out the city’s signature events that celebrate Canada’s 150th.

Local Dining

Ottawa is host to a wide range of restaurants to fit every palate. The city’s ethnic diversity will allow you to travel the tastes of the globe as you explore your surroundings. The Summit’s venue, the Westin Hotel, is within steps of the Parliament Buildings and a host of restaurants in Ottawa’s famous Byward Market.

Ottawa International Airport

Visit the Ottawa International Airport website to find flight information and rental car options. Transportation is also available directly from the terminal to downtown Ottawa via bus, taxi, limousine, or Uber.

VIA Rail

VIA Rail provides frequent daily service to Ottawa from most Canadian cities. Ottawa’s Central Station is a short bus or taxi ride from downtown.

Public Transit

OC Transpo provides comprehensive transit services to nearly one million people in Ottawa. The Westin Ottawa is easily accessible by OC Transpo from the airport and train station.