“I am thankful we have an individual like yourself helping us along the way! I still will thank you a hundred more times!”
“At the continual beckoning of friends, I finally made it there (the table) on Friday for lunch... WOW... fabulous, memorable mouth watering!”
“I would like to thank you for organizing a successful birthday party for my daughter. Table arrangement was just perfect. The food was great!”
"Many Chamber members attending the event commented on how very impressed they were with both your venue and the hospitality."
- Bob Malcolmson Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce
"Thank you so much!!! Can’t wait to try them! I love the idea of a cooking class with friends – what a wonderful idea!"
- Laura, October 2011
"Hey guys! I want to thank everyone soooo much for the best day of our lives. I can’t tell you how many compliments we received about the food and the staff."
- Heather & Chris, Aug 2011
"Everyone was raving! The whole day went without a hitch and it wouldn’t have gone that smoothly without the tremendous effort from all the Octaviens staff."
- Bernadette, October 2011
“The overall experience was great and the food was incredible. I would have no hesitation at all recommending you to friends and business associates.”
- Chuck Middleton
“We want to thank the staff for all of their hard work on the day of our wedding. You helped make our day that much more enjoyable.”
- Mr and Mrs Jaime & Geoff Stephenson
"My parents were truly surprised and had no idea that the event was planned. I received so many compliments about the food and how they really liked the facility.”
- Trish Daize
“Everyone raved about the food and the event was a great success for us! - so much so that staff are already talking about next Christmas!
- Bev Gartsen The Region of Durham
“A special thanks from the children that attend our After School Children's Program who benefit from this fund raiser.”
- Marilyn Taylor, Simcoe Hall Settlement House
“Everything was just as my clients had imagined, and the food was delicious. I won't hesitate to refer you to my clients and friends."
- Penny Johansen, Innkeeper The Saucy Willow Inn
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Let the Events Begin!
After months of renovations, the Octaviens Banquet & Conference Centre is now available for your next event or meeting. Conveniently located within the Best Western Durham Hotel, off Hwy 401 at Stevenson Rd in Oshawa. Accompanied with the attachment of hotel rooms offering overnight stay for out of town guests, Octaviens offers all the amenities as an ideal location for meetings, trade shows, training seminars, conferences, banquets, wedding receptions and gala events.