Scotiabank Place Ottawa Overview

Opened in 1996, Scotiabank Place (formerly known as the Corel Centre) is home to Ottawa’s NHL hockey team, the Ottawa Senators. Beyond this, this facility serves as a multi-purpose facility hosting university level basketball games, large concerts and other entertainment events. The capacity seating is 19, 153 and 20,500 when standing room is taken into consideration (concerts). The building is also home to six restaurants (most of which are only open on game nights) as well as a fitness centre.

Scotiabank Place is located in Ottawa’s west-end suburb of Kanata, approximately 22 kilometres south, south-west of the city’s downtown. Outlined below is the Step by Step guide to the various ways of getting to ScotiaBank from anywhere in and around the Ottawa area.


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    Scotiabank Place is located at 1000 Palladium Drive  Ottawa, ON K2V 1A4 . This location is an easy access point from all of Ottawa. For driving directions, this link should  be used. Add the starting destination under "Get Directions".

    Scotiabank Place's website also offers simplified directions available here.

    Ample parking is available around the arena. Information for passenger pick-up, regular parking and valet parking is available here.

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    Public Transportation

    Ottawa's public transportation service, Consular Services building can be accessed by using OC Transpo.

    OC Transpo Routes 401, 402, 403, 404 and 405 can be used to get to Scotiabank Place from anywhere. The buses travel at the time of all hockey games, major concerts and other events. For small events, route 404 runs.

    Look for bus stops with the Connexion 400 logo.

    This step by step guide provides information on how to use the OC Transpo service.

    The Travel Planner can be found here.

    Rate Information

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    Ottawa has many reliable taxi providers. The following listed companies are the city's largest and best known.

    Blue Line Taxi Co Ltd

    Capital Taxi

    DJ's Taxi

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    Renting a limousine to attend a hockey game, concert or event at Scotiabank Place has become a popular thing to do. For a Step by Step List of Ottawa's limousine services, click here.

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