SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 06, 2012 11:06 ET

Hotels in Ottawa Host the Hottest Names in Music at July's RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest

Enjoy Special Festival Rates at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel

OTTAWA--(Marketwire - Jun 6, 2012) - This July, the biggest names in music are making their way to Ottawa for the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest, which takes place from July 4th through the 15th. As a proud festival sponsor for 10 years running, the Ottawa Marriott Hotel, among the best-regarded luxury hotels in Ottawa, Ontario, is offering a special rate of $129 a night.

For 12 days, artists from all genres will hit eight stages, offering something for festival-goers of all ages and musical tastes. Among this year's top performers are Tiesto, A$AP Rocky, Alice Cooper, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, LMFAO, Paul Oakenfold, Sleigh Bells, Iron Maiden, Seal, Norah Jones, Nickelback, Snoop Dogg, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Big Boi, Thievery Corporation, John Mellencamp, Young the Giant, Diplo, K'Naan and The Weeknd.

The 19th edition of the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest will take place at LeBreton Flats, next to the Canadian War Museum and near this Ottawa, Ontario hotel. This outdoor music festival is one of Canada's largest, and drew more than 350,000 attendees last summer. Past performers have included Bob Dylan, James Brown, Sting, KISS and Elvis Costello. To learn more about this year's festival, and to see the full lineup, visit

To book the special festival rate at this hotel in Ottawa, visit, and enter the promotional booking code FVJ or quote this code when calling 1-800-853-8463.

When you take advantage of the special festival rate at this Ottawa hotel, you'll get more than just a convenient location. This luxury hotel, located in the heart of the city, offers spacious accommodations outfitted with Wi-Fi, 37-inch LCD TVs and plush bedding. When you're not soaking up the sounds of summer at the festival, stay energized with a workout in this hotel's fitness centre or dip in the indoor pool. Little ones love the KIDS Zone at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel which features a toddler activity centre, tree house, foosball table, pool table, indoor mini-putt, ball hockey, as well as Xbox 360, Wii consoles and free Wi-Fi. After a long day out, enjoy a leisurely meal of wholesome, fresh comfort food at the street-level "spin" Kitchen & Bar.

About the Ottawa Marriott Hotel
If you want all of the comforts of home with the convenience of a big-city location, the Ottawa Marriott Hotel offers the best of both worlds. Located in the heart of the city, this hotel's luxurious accommodations offer Wi-Fi, desks with ergonomic chairs, 37-inch LCD TVs and Marriott's signature Revive bedding package, which promises a comfortable night's rest. If you're looking for more space, plus views of Ottawa and the Gatineau Hills, opt for an executive room. For access to the exclusive lounge and additional services and amenities, concierge-level rooms are the perfect choice, whether you're travelling for business or just want an upgraded experience. This centrally located hotel puts you within walking distance of the National Gallery of Canada, the Parliament buildings and Rideau Canal. If you want additional entertainment but would rather stay onsite, this downtown hotel features a fitness centre, sauna, indoor pool and KIDS Zone. The new street-level restaurant, "spin" Kitchen & Bar, makes a perfect meal for families, meetings or gathering with friends, and offers wholesome, fresh comfort food. If you're looking for a special event venue, this Ottawa Convention Centre hotel is the ideal choice, with 31,000 sq ft of event space including Summit, an exhilarating revolving event space located on the 29th floor.