Festival Venue

The Delta Calgary South Hotel is located on Southland Drive in Calgary, Alberta. Heritage Park and Fish Creek Park are only a few minutes away and the Calgary International Airport is about 30 minutes by car. There are several shopping centres within walking distance of the hotel.

Book a Hotel Room

The Delta Calgary South Hotel fills up fast, so book your room early!

Tower Building:

 $154 - 2 Queen (max 4 occupants)
 $164 - 1 King  (max 3 occupants)

Atrium Building:

$154 - 2 Queen Deluxe poolside  (max 4 occupants)
$174 - 1 King Deluxe + Sofa bed  (max 4 occupants)

Click here to book online or call:

403-278-5050 (local calls only) 
1-888-236-2427 (North America) 

and mention When Words Collide to get the festival room rate.

Note: If you require a wheelchair accessible room, please contact info@whenwordscollide.org after booking a room in the Atrium building so that we can work with the hotel to place your room on the main level.

On-Site Food

When looking for meals or a place to snack & chat, the Delta hotel offers a snack bar and seating area in the When Words Collide Merchants Corner, the Atrium Café for breakfast & buffet lunch, the Boomtown Pub & Patio for lunch and dinner, and the Bonaventure lounge for afternoons and evening.


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