The Kitchener Chess Festival has made arrangements for special packages at the following hotels:

The Crowne Plaza Hotel - Kitchener Waterloo Radisson Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo offers 201 modernly designed guestrooms, onsite restaurant and lounge, indoor swimming pool, full fitness and recreational center including two bowling lanes and mini putt. The Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo is the most recently renovated property in Kitchener, with a multi-million dollar renovation completed in 2014.

  • The Crowne Plaza in Downtown Kitchener (105 King St. E.) has offered attendees at the Kitchener Chess Festival a special rate

  • Click on the Logo above, or click HERE to make your reservation online.

  • Call 1-877-408-6665 and quote Kitchener Chess Festival, block code CHS to get the special rate.

  • The Crowne Plaza is just 3 blocks from Kitchener City Hall - within a close walking distance.

  • The Crowne is also pleased to offer people booking through this special offer a discounted parking rate of $5

 Located near Highway 8 and Highway 401, the Radisson Hotel Kitchener Waterloo is minutes from Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge.

If you’re in the area for business, we are close to Communitech, Google, the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Conestoga College.

Our comfortable rooms are also ideal for vacation travellers since we are just 15 minutes from historic St. Jacobs Village. When it is time to head home, the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) is just seven minutes away.

Guests booking instructions:


Contact Reservations at or call reservations 519-894-9500 ext. 0 or central reservations 1-800-333-3333. Please ask for the block name “Kitchener Chess Festival”




For Transportation from the Toronto, Hamilton or Kitchener airports, please book your transportation with: (click on image)

 Airways Transit