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Byward Market Hotel Introduces Package to Support Local Vendors

Mar 4 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

ThumbnailWith the Byward Market Experience Package, guests of this hotel near the National Gallery of Canada will have the chance to experience the city through every sense, from sight and sound to taste and touch, all while supporting local vendors.LogoTracker

OTTAWA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 -- The Courtyard Ottawa Downtown holds a special place in Ottawa -- literally. As the only hotel within the historic Byward Market, it takes its part in the community seriously, and does whatever it can to support fellow local businesses.

With the Byward Market Experience Package, guests of this hotel near the National Gallery of Canada will have the chance to experience the city through every sense, from sight and sound to taste and touch, all while supporting local vendors. With this package, starting at just $169 a night, guests receive:

•Overnight accommodations for two in a standard room at this Byward Market hotel

•Overnight self-parking for one vehicle

•Two adult general admission tickets to the National Gallery of Canada

•Vouchers for two Beavertails

•Discount coupons for local Byward Market vendors



The Byward Market opened in 1826, and today is one of the largest and oldest public markets in the country. As Ottawa's top tourist attraction, the market sees about 50,000 visitors on summer weekends and is home to more than 500 businesses including restaurants, nightlife, designer boutiques, bookshops, beauty services, cultural establishments and this hotel in Ottawa. The market is steeped in history and boasts Ottawa's oldest tavern, the 1849 Chateau Lafayette, and Ottawa's oldest and largest church, the 1885 Notre Dame Basilica.

An entire day could be spent exploring the market, and after walking, shopping and eating one's way through the area, it might be time to sit back and relax. Retreat to the Courtyard Ottawa Downtown, just steps away, and take a load off in the flexible lobby, where The Bistro offers Starbucks® coffee beverages, beer and wine. Get some relief in the whirlpool, or take a load off in a comfortable bed, dressed with fluffy pillows, a cozy duvet and crisp linens.

To learn more about the Courtyard Ottawa Downtown or to book the Byward Market Experience Ottawa vacation package, visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yowcy-courtyard-ottawa-downtown/.

About the Courtyard Ottawa Downtown
Set within one of the country's oldest and largest public markets, the Courtyard Ottawa Downtown puts guests steps from dining, shopping and entertainment at the famous Byward Market. Accommodations are equipped with everything to make a stay both comfortable and productive. Guest rooms include complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, a large desk with ergonomic chair, bathroom with separate vanity, 32-inch flat-screen cable TV and beds outfitted with 300-thread-count linens, fluffy pillows and down comforters. Each offers a view of either the market or the hotel courtyard. Keep in shape at the state-of-the-art fitness center and indoor pool, or spend some time relaxing in the whirlpool. A flexible, modern lobby space offers places to meet and mingle with friends or colleagues. At The Bistro, find healthy breakfast options, including specialty Starbucks coffee beverages, and dinner options that include beer and wine. Elegant and fully equipped event space can accommodate groups large and small with 5,000 square feet and 11 meeting rooms.



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CONTACT:
Courtyard Ottawa Downtown
350 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E9 Canada
1-613-241-1000
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yowcy-courtyard-ottawa-downtown/





Source: Marketwire


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