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Landmark Ottawa hotel across from Confederation Park

With a stay at Lord Elgin Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Ottawa, steps from Confederation Park and National Arts Centre.

This family-friendly hotel is close to Parliament Hill and National Gallery of Canada.

Make yourself at home in one of the 355 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and pay movies provides entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, as well as direct-dial phones with free local calls.

Don’t miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast and lunch, or grab a snack at a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, audiovisual equipment, and express check-out. Planning an event in Ottawa? This hotel has 13000 square feet (1170 square meters) of space consisting of a ballroom, banquet facilities, and exhibit space.


General

This downtown Ottawa hotel enjoys an enviable location on bustling Elgin Street, surrounded by restaurants and nightlife and across the street from the National Arts Centre. Constructed in 1941 in the style of a French chateau, Lord Elgin Hotel offers many modern-day amenities including a bar/lounge, a sidewalk bistro serving Mediterranean cuisine, a Starbucks, and a 24-hour business center with two workstations and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Free wireless Internet access is also provided.

Onsite recreation is provided in a lap pool, spa tub, a sauna, and fitness center. The hotel also houses over 43,000 square feet (4000 square meters) of meeting space and offers valet parking for a fee.

Lord Elgin Hotel is a smoke-free property. Fines apply for violations.

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 1170
  • Year Built 1941
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 13000
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Sauna
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Event catering
  • Banquet facilities
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Total number of rooms - 355
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 11
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Patio
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Exhibit space
  • Express check-out
  • Laundry facilities
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service
  • Smoke-free property (fines apply)
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
  • 24-hour business center
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in lobby
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)


Room Amenities
  • Pay movies
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Free local calls
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • HBO
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Soundproofed rooms
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Dining

Grill 41 - Features a sidewalk patio overlooking Confederation Park. Mediterranean and North American cuisine. Extensive wine list and private dining room. A breakfast buffet with hot items, plus lunch, and dinner are served daily.

Starbucks - Full-service outlet with seating. Open from early morning until early evening.

Room service - Available from early morning until late evening.

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Recreation

Lord Elgin guests have complimentary use of an indoor lap pool, spa tub, sauna, and fitness center. Workout equipment includes treadmills, a stationary bike, an elliptical trainer, a strength-training machine, and free weights.

Seasonal festivals are held across the street in Confederate Park. One block away, Rideau Canal is a popular spot for winter ice skating and summer jogging and cycling. Seasonal boat tours are also offered on the canal.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Skiing - cross-country nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Skiing - downhill nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage


Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa


Pets

Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in kg is 25, Pet maximum weight in lb is 50


General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees
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Additional Details

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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