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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 cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a 24-hour health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. 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. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and room service (during limited hours) is provided. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in Ottawa? This hotel has facilities measuring 13000 square feet (1170 square meters), including meeting rooms.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

  • Year Built 1941
  • Conference space size (feet) - 13000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1170
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Concierge services
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 355
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 11
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour health club
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms 15
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Wedding services
  • 24-hour business center
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in lobby
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Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free local calls
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Room service
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
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Where to Eat

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 patio seating overlooking Confederation Park and the First Baptist Church. Open from early morning until early evening.

Room service - Available from early morning until late evening.

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Nearby Things to Do

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
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
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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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 19 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same hotel / stay dates).

Pets allowed (no fees)

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 85
  • Deposit: CAD 75 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

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.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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