Courtyard Buffalo Downtown/Canalside

Donovan Meeting Room

Meeting and Events

We'll help you get it done with complimentary WiFi provided throughout our Buffalo NY Hotel.

Our outdoor patio with fire pit provides the perfect post meeting gathering spot.
The 24 hour business center is great for checking email, finishing a presentation, or printing.
The Bistro, our onsite restaurant, means refreshing menus for your Buffalo area corporate events!  Learn More
You'll appreciate the little things like complimentary white boards and markers for every meeting.
We're steps from KeyBank Center, and Buffalo's Canalside. Perfect for post event fun!

Weddings and Occasions

Brides and grooms love our suites. Extra space and a room made fresh daily.

Book informal meetings in our comfortable lobby lounge using LiquidSpace.
Offer your out-of-town guests refreshing accommodations in downtown Buffalo.
We have 1,036 total square feet of meeting space and an expansive lobby to accomodate your event
Groups love to draw around our outdoor fire pit overlooking the waterfront on cool evenings.
Book a room block online above - special rates applied automatically for your convenience.
Private dining room
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MANAGE YOUR EVENT WITH EASE

Manage event details, make real-time requests and connect with our staff - from the palm of your hand.

Please note: all room sizes are approximate.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Donovan Boardroom 16x21x12 336 - - 10 - - -
Canalside One 14x16x12 224 0 0 0 6 0 0
Canalside Two 14x20x12 280 0 0 0 9 0 0
Canalside Three 14x14x12 196 0 0 0 6 0 0
Donovan Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
16x21x12
Area (sq.ft)
336
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
10
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Canalside One
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x16x12
Area (sq.ft)
224
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Two
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x20x12
Area (sq.ft)
280
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
9
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Three
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x14x12
Area (sq.ft)
196
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Donovan Boardroom 4.9x6.4x3.7 31.2 - - 10 - - -
Canalside One 4.3x4.9x3.7 20.8 0 0 0 6 0 0
Canalside Two 4.3x6.1x3.7 26 0 0 0 9 0 0
Canalside Three 4.3x4.3x3.7 18.2 0 0 0 6 0 0
Donovan Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.9x6.4x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
31.2
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
10
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Canalside One
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3x4.9x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
20.8
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Two
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3x6.1x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
26
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
9
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Three
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3x4.3x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
18.2
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • LCD Projector
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
  • Printers
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Donovan Boardroom 16x21x12 336 - - 10 - - -
Canalside One 14x16x12 224 0 0 0 6 0 0
Canalside Two 14x20x12 280 0 0 0 9 0 0
Canalside Three 14x14x12 196 0 0 0 6 0 0
Donovan Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
16x21x12
Area (sq.ft)
336
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
10
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Canalside One
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x16x12
Area (sq.ft)
224
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Two
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x20x12
Area (sq.ft)
280
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
9
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Three
Dimensions (LxWxH)
14x14x12
Area (sq.ft)
196
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Donovan Boardroom 4.9x6.4x3.7 31.2 - - 10 - - -
Canalside One 4.3x4.9x3.7 20.8 0 0 0 6 0 0
Canalside Two 4.3x6.1x3.7 26 0 0 0 9 0 0
Canalside Three 4.3x4.3x3.7 18.2 0 0 0 6 0 0
Donovan Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.9x6.4x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
31.2
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
10
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Canalside One
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3x4.9x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
20.8
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Two
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3x6.1x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
26
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
9
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Canalside Three
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3x4.3x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
18.2
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
6
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • LCD Projector
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
  • Printers