Please check back in the fall for more information about accommodations for CWRA2023.

Nestled in the mountain town of Canmore, only an hour West of Calgary and a hop, skip and a jump away from the Town of Banff, the Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Center serves as the ideal location for the 2022 CWRA National Conference.  Located near the headwaters of some of Canada’s most important watercourses, Canmore serves as the perfect backdrop for our conference theme: Valuing our Shared Waters.

Situated 5 minutes away from the shops and restaurants of Canmore’s main street, this pet-friendly hotel features a wide variety of amenities. This includes a full-service restaurant, lounge and patio. In addition, guests have access to the recreation center, which includes a newly-renovated heated pool and hot tub, as well as a fitness center. Guests also have access to high-speed complimentary wifi, free parking, valet laundry services, and room service.  The Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre is well equipped to host CWRA 2022 as they are the largest full-service conference space in Canmore.


Book Your Stay

Availability at the Coast Canmore Hotel is limited, and conference group rates are no longer available. To check room rates and availability, please visit the hotel website here, or call 1-800-663-1144.

Other Accommodations

If you would like to stay in the Town of Canmore but cannot book a room at the Coast Canmore Hotel, please visit Tourism Canmore Kananaskis, for more information on places to stay.


The Stoney Nakoda Resort and Casino is offering a special room rate of $199 per night for CWRA delegates, for the period between Sunday, June 5th  and Thursday, June 9th, subject to availability.  Additional dates can be booked at a higher rate. This special rate can be accessed by booking online as follows:

Access the website:, click on the red BOOK NOW button and enter the dates of stay and promo code of cwra6. Alternatively,  the following link will open directly to the page to enter the dates of stay and the promo code:

The Stony Nakoda Resort and Casino is located at 888 Nakoda Way, Kananaskis,  just off of the Trans Canada Highway 1, approximately 20 minutes east of Canmore.  As shuttle bus service is not available, delegates will need to arrange for their own transportation. Please contact Vikki Ellis, Group Sales, Stoney Nakoda Resort and Casino at 403-881-2853 if any questions or concerns.


While the conference is fully accessible and all guest rooms are elevator accessible, the Coast Hotel only has 2 fully accessible rooms (wider door frames, roll-in showers, etc.). For more accessible accommodation options please visit

Make your Reservation

To help conference delegates find accommodations, the conference planning committee has secured overflow rooms at special conference rates at several other hotels in Kenora, as summarized in the table below.

When making your reservation, please provide the hotel with the Group Name to secure the specified Conference Room Rate. The rates provided in the table below are on a per night basis and must be booked by the dates indicated. Please note there are a limited number of rooms available at the specified rates. Please book as early as possible to ensure you don’t miss out on these reduced room rates!

Please see the map below for information on hotel location relative to the conference venue (Clarion Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre).

Hotel Group Name Conference Room Rate Book By: Phone
Clarion Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre CWRA Conference $139.99 May 1, 2020 1-807-468-5521
Days Inn by Wyndham Kenora CWRA $129.00 May 15, 2020 1-807-468-2003
Super 8 by Wyndham Kenora CWRA                $148.50 -$157.50                   (depending on room type)      $225.00 for executive suites April 30, 2020 1-807-468-8016
Comfort Inn CWRA                $139.00 -$149.00                   (depending on room type) April 15, 2020 1-807-468-8845
Nature’s Inn CWRA                 $109.00 -$169.00                    (depending on room type) N/A 1-866-388-9688
**Travelodge by Wyndham Kenora CWRA Conference $139.99 March 1, 2020 1-800-578-7878

** Please call hotel to make a reservation under the group booking code.

Other Accommodation Options

There are many places to stay in the Kenora area, including hotels, resorts, campsites, and cottage rentals. For more information on places to stay in the area, please visit Tourism Kenora’s “Where to Stay” website.

Rooms Available Saturday May 25 – Wednesday May 29 (4 nights)

NOTE: Saturday discounted room rates are SOLD OUT.  

**Recommended for CWRA Board Members**

Building Room Type Price per night Total Price**
Village Studio $159 $636
Village Bachelor $169 $676
Village 1 Bedroom $184 $736
Village 1 Bedroom with Den $219 $876
Village 2 Bedroom $279 $1116
Village 3 Bedroom $379 $1516
Mosaic 2 Bedroom $289 $1156
Mosaic 2 Bedroom Townhome $289 $1156
Mosaic 2 Bedroom Loft $289 $1156
Mosaic 3 Bedroom $389 $1556

Rooms Available Sunday May 26 – Wednesday May 29 (3 nights)

Building Room Type Price per night Total Price**
Blue Mountain Inn 2 Double beds $139 $417
Blue Mountain Inn 1 Queen (Accessible) $139 $417
Blue Mountain Inn 1 King Bed $139 $417
Blue Mountain Inn 1 King Suite $199 $597
Village Studio $159 $477
Village Bachelor $169 $507
Village 1 Bedroom $184 $552
Village 1 Bedroom with Den $219 $657
Village 2 Bedroom $279 $837
Village 3 Bedroom $379 $1137
Mosaic Deluxe $179 $537
Mosaic 1 Bedroom $194 $582
Mosaic 1 Bedroom with Den $224 $672
Mosaic 2 Bedroom $289 $867
Mosaic 2 Bedroom Townhome $289 $867
Mosaic 2 Bedroom Loft $289 $867
Mosaic 3 Bedroom $389 $1167

Blue Mountain Resort – Room Options

  1. The price is for the room not per person – so long as they do not max out the occupancy of the room.
  2. The Village Suites  are made up of 3 buildings – Grand Georgian, Seasons at Blue, Weider Lodge – if you have a group of you that you would like to be in the same building you can provide a list and we can try to accommodate it will all depend on availability and the room types the group have chosen but it most cases we should be able to accommodate.
  3. The conference is going to be held at the Village Conference Centre
  4. The closest accommodation to the Village Conference Centre is Mosaic
  5. More information on booking can be found below.
  6. Group Code: GB00000539

**Note – these prices are exclusive of tax and fees

Booking deadline is May 3th, 2019. Don’t miss out!

Staying for Water Week at Blue with CWRA & CWS? Please call Blue Mountain Resort at the number above to ensure you opt in to both room blocks for the duration of your stay.

The Blue Mountain Resort and surrounding area has a lot to offer with events, activities, and site seeing in addition to the conference.  Our conference discounted prices will give you a  chance to extend your stay and bring your family.  Discounted conference rate are available from Saturday May 25th up to Friday May 31st.  There are a variety of rooms available:  studios to 3 bedrooms.

To complete your hotel reservations, please visit our website at

Group Code: GB00000539

1. Select your check in and check out date, number of desired rooms and number of adults and children in each room
2. Click on the ‘I have a group/promo code’ and enter your group code – GB00000539 – and select the search button
3. Packages available to your group are now displayed; select choose.
4. Review accommodation types and rates and select choose on your preferred room type. Should you wish to review a rate per night breakdown, select ‘More Information’ beside each available room type.
5. Review a summary of your accommodation details and select ‘Proceed to Next Step’ once satisfied.
6. Complete your personal details, review and accept the terms and  conditions.
7. Enter Payment Information.
8. When your reservation is successfully completed you will receive a Blue Mountain Resort confirmation number. In addition, you will also receive an automatic e-mail confirmation with your hotel reservation information shortly.