Meetings · Events

We make taking care of business a pleasure.

Whether it’s a small stakeholder-only meeting, or a lavish executive banquet of up to 200 guests, Southway has a perfect setting that’s right for your group or organization.

Our hotel boasts convenient access to the EY Centre, the sparkling new Ottawa Convention Center, Parliament Hill, the National Arts Centre, the historic Rideau Canal and other appealing downtown destinations.

In addition, we offer 5,500 square feet of accessible Ottawa meeting space, a bi-lingual staff, on-site audio-visual services, free WiFi, customized menus put together by our award-winning Executive Chef, and our highly-touted Shallows Grill right on site.

Number of guestrooms: 170
Number of meeting rooms: 8 rooms plus executive suites
Largest meeting space: 90’ x 30” Grand Ballroom

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The Southway Advantage

Culinary Services

Our critically acclaimed Executive Chef and his talented team can create just about any menu you need to make your event a talked-about success. With fresh local ingredients and seasonal favorites, each delectable dish—including ethnic cuisine– is designed to tantalize the taste buds. More

Technology Convenience

Meetings are all about connections – from face-to-face business connections to fast and reliable techno-connections. Southway, with free WiFi in all public places and our own audiovisual services – is here to help any way we can. More

Outdoor Options

Our charming and enclosed outdoor courtyard with a Zen-style flowering garden –perfect for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, and informal break-out sessions –can be staged with tents and tables for your event.


Southway is poised to take a leadership role in sustainable meetings that preserve our natural resources. More

Attending a convention at the EY Centre™ or Ottawa Convention Centre

We’re just minutes away, so why not plan your business reception or after-convention party here? Email us for more details.

Planning a wedding?
From indoor and outdoor ceremonies to rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, wedding brunches and that “special day”, we create magical moments.

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