Where to Stay: 

Sherwood Park hotels are approximately a 30 minute drive to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (start line for the 55, 31 and 29 km events), and a few minutes away from the Bethel Transit Station for shuttles to and from Waskehegan Stadium (start line for the 13 km and 2.5/4 km events as well as finish line for all events.  

HOST HOTEL:
 
Holiday Inn, Sherwood Park Conference Centre, Sherwood Park
website
2100 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, AB
(780) 464-4900 Toll free 1-877-660-8550

  • Shuttle provided for hotel guests to long start area at Ukrainian Village - please notify the office if you are planning to take advantage of this.
  • Attached to Millennium Place Recreational Centre - stop by the Strathcona County table at the Nordic Fair to pick up a free pass to Millennium Place to warm up in the hot tubs and clean up for the Vikings' Feast! 
  • Rooms set aside until January 16, 2017 at $129.99 plus tax, includes complimentary breakfast buffet for two, mention Block Code BIR 


Other Sherwood Park and Edmonton Hotels that have offered us group rates, in alphabetical order:

 
Best Western Plus, Sherwood Park Inn & Suites website
300 Lakeland Drive, Sherwood Park, AB
(780) 416-7800 Toll free 1-855-416-7800

  • $127.49 plus tax for Traditional (2 queen) rooms with fridge, microwave and coffee maker
  • Includes hot deluxe breakfast for two
  • Mention group code CANBIRK, rates available until Jan. 27, 2017
Days Inn & Suites website
201 Palisades Way, Sherwood Park, AB
(780) 570-8080 Toll free 1-877-414-7727
  • $124 plus tax, any room!
  • Includes hot breakfast, wi-fi and parking
  • Mention Canadian Birkie 

Park Centre and Hotel, Sherwood Park website
2016 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park, AB
(780) 467-1234 Toll free 1-800-738-0886

  • Located across the street from Host Venue (Strathcona Community Centre) where the Nordic Fair, Registration Package Pick Up and Vikings Feast are held
  • Some renovated rooms
  • Includes breakfast
  • $119 plus tax, mention Canadian Birkie

Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre Edmonton website
4520 76 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
(780) 468-5400 Toll free 1-800-661-5193

  • Standard Room $112 plus taxes or Executive Room $124 plus taxes, rates available until January 25, 2017
  • Includes hot buffet breakfast for two
  • Located just off the Sherwood Park Freeway and close to the Anthony Henday; central to both Sherwood Park and Edmonton
  • Mention Canadian Birkie

Radisson Hotel, Edmonton South website
4440 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, AB
(780) 437-6010 Toll Free 1 (800) 333-3333

  • Signature room $134 plus tax - 2 queen beds or king with pullout sofa, rooms set aside until Feb 10, 2016
  • includes mini fridge, underground heated parking, and access to fitness centre 
  • includes breakfast buffet, except Sundays
  • Mention 2016 Canadian Birkie Ski Festival

Ramada Sherwood Park website

30 Broadway Blvd, Sherwood Park, AB
(780) 467-6727 Toll Free 1-800-942-2433

  • Located 500 metres from Bethel Transit Station (where the shuttle to and from the Short-Course Ski Events & Finish Line runs from)
  • $115 plus tax for Standard rooms - 2 queen beds
  • Includes continental breakfast
  • Mention Canadian Birkie

Super 8 Sherwood Park website
26 Strathmoor Dr., Sherwood Park, AB
(780) 464-1000 Toll Free 1-877-218-8811

  • $134 plus tax for Fireside 2 queen rooms, includes mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker
  • 100% non-smoking
  • restaurants on site
  • Mention Canadian Birkie

Or, if you prefer to Hostel it:

HI Edmonton is located close to Whyte Ave in Edmonton website
10647 81 Avenue
(780) 988-6836 Toll Free 1-866-762-4122