Hotel Blocks Closed

Our contracted hotel blocks at all hotels are now closed.

While you may no longer get rooms at our contracted rates through our links, you can still book rooms if you contact the hotel directly. They may possibly still honour our discounted rates.

Westin (Dance Venue)

*** Room Block Now Full ***

Our contracted room block at the Westin Ottawa, is now sold out. While we understand that it may be disappointing to not have a room at the host hotel, our overflow hotel options are within very short walking distances and offer great alternatives.

Please read details below and book your accommodations.

Hotel Details

  • Address: 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9H4
  • Phone: 613-560-7000
  • Website
Westin Shaw Canal

The Westin Ottawa, where all dancing will take place, is conveniently located in downtown Ottawa, with direct access to the Rideau Shopping Mall and connected to the O-Train LRT public transit system, this upscale hotel caters to both business and leisure travelers.

First Visit to the WestinThe Westin Ottawa offers an array of appealing amenities. When you’re hungry, you can indulge in the breakfast buffet at Daly’s restaurant, enjoy a quick meal and Starbucks coffee at Daly’s Express, linger over an elegant lunch or dinner at the renowned Shore Club, or choose an after-hours snack from the in-room dining menu. For the fitness minded, there’s the WestinWorkout complex, with its indoor saltwater pool and squash court, as well as an outdoor running club and bike rentals. The Rideau Canal—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—is right across Colonel By Drive from the hotel; you can paddle along the canal, or cycle, stroll or jog along adjacent recreational paths.

At the end of the day, many of the hotel’s 492 guest rooms and suites provide stunning views of the canal, Parliament Hill and the Gatineau Hills, and all accommodations feature the Westin’s famously restful Heavenly Bed.

As an attendee of Follow Your Northern Neighbour, the high-speed internet is included in your rate. As per the hotel’s cancellation policy, you will be able to cancel your reservation up to 11:59pm 72 hours prior to your arrival date.

While here be sure to visit the Byward Market, a trendy neighbourhood filled with restaurants, shops and bars for your entertainment including LGBTQ+ The Lookout Bar & Grill.

Fairmont Château Laurier (Overflow Hotel)

Born in an age of grandeur, host to royalty, prime ministers, film greats and rock stars, Ottawa’s majestic Château Laurier Hotel plays a pivotal role in the social, political, economic, and cultural life of Canada’s Capital. A symbol of timeless elegance, this “grande dame” has graciously withstood the ravages of time, yet remains in perfect harmony with contemporary tastes. 
Located in the downtown core, with the ByWard Market on one side and the Rideau Canal locks on the other, while running adjacent to the Westin! Fairmont Château Laurier has been revitalized to offer you even more luxurious accommodations in a historic château. From traditional guest rooms to the luxury of Fairmont Gold, Fairmont’s sophisticated signature can be found throughout the majestic castle.
Rooms from $279 (CAD)
Fairmont Château Laurier is a five minute walk from the host hotel (the Westin) where all dancing will take place.

Hotel Details

Les Suites Hotel Ottawa (Overflow Hotel)

We have negotiated a special group rate with Les Suites Hotel Ottawa from July 2 through 9 for a one-bedroom suite for $239 (CAD) or a two-bedroom suite $359 (CAD) per night. Each suite contains one king bed per bedroom and one pull-out sofa as well as its own kitchen and living room with covered patio views of downtown Ottawa and/or the Byward Market.

Les Suites is a five minute walk from the host hotel (the Westin) where all dancing will take place.

Use the button below to book online or call (800) 267-1989 and use Group ID Code: 29546.

Hotel Details

Les Suites Ottawa

The Courtyard Ottawa Downtown (Overflow Hotel)

Enjoy outstanding amenities and services, and a superb downtown location at Courtyard Ottawa Downtown. This is more than just a room in the heart of the ByWard Market district. Our hotel sits within walking distance of restaurants, shops, downtown businesses and Parliament Hill. When you have downtime in Ontario, stay active in our fitness centre, equipped with cardio machines and free weights, or take a dip in our heated indoor pool.

Rooms from $189 (CAD)

The Courtyard is an 8 minute walk (650 meters or 710 yards) from the Westin.

Use the button below to book online or call 800-341-2210 and use group booking code SDC.

Hotel Details

Camping / Wesley Clover Parks Campground

The Wesley Clover Parks Campground is located 21 km (13 miles) away from the convention centre, which is about a 25 minute drive.
Bookings at the campground will open within the next week or so and they tend to fill up very quickly so if it’s your intention to camp (not the drag kind) at convention, be sure to monitor their website and reserve your site as soon as they open bookings. 
  • Daily 30amp+water: $58.48
  • Weekly 30amp+water: $350.86
  • Monthly 30amp+water: $1,286.52


  • Daily 15amp+water: $52.75
  • Weekly 15amp+water: $316.46
  • Monthly 15amp+water: $1,160.38
  • Daily 15amp: $48.16
  • Weekly 15amp: $288.95
  • Monthly 15amp: $1,059.48
  • Daily unserviced: $45.87
  • Weekly unserviced: $275.19
* Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) of 15% is additional.

Special Needs

If you have a special need that requires a specific type of room or you’re just not seeing the type of room you’d like to book in our room block at any of our hotels, don’t hesitate to reach out to us with the contact form below (choose Venue) and we’ll work with you and with the hotel to accommodate your requirements.