Lord Elgin Hotel

Top choice hotel in Ottawa
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In one of Ottawa's finest locations, the stately Lord Elgin was built in 1941 in a similar, but less grandiose, style to Toronto's Fairmont Royal York. The 346 spacious, bright rooms are comfortably furnished with modern amenities, including large flat-screen TVs. Many feature wonderful views over Confederation Park. Check online for frequent special rates and packages at this landmark property.

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Quick description

Directly across from the National Arts Centre, this non-smoking, landmark hotel is only steps from major attractions, and offers spacious accommodations with 49-inch TVs and first-class amenities in the city centre of Canada's capital. The Lord Elgin Hotel is ideally situated close to a number of Parliament buildings as well as the National Art Gallery. Guests at the hotel can also enjoy ice skating on Rideau Canal in the winter or exploring the vibrant shops and restaurants in Byward Market. In addition to a variety of standard amenities, the Lord Elgin also features a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness centre, complete with a lap pool. Guests can also browse for souvenirs at the small on-site gift shop and enjoy free local calls.

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. A damage deposit of CAD 150 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property. When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Please note, not all guest rooms contain a bathtub. Rooms with a bathtub are available upon request and subject to availability. Please note that the property will pre-authorize the guest's credit card on the day of booking for an amount equal to the first night.


  • Pool/beach towels
  • Heated pool
  • On-site coffee house
  • Family rooms
  • Trouser press
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet services
  • Lockers
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Parking
  • Skiing
  • Bridal suite
  • Ski storage
  • Cycling
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Wifi
  • Swimming pool
  • On-site parking
  • Breakfast options
  • Gift shop


  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Business centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Dry cleaning
  • Vip room facilities
  • Room service


  • Private parking
  • Valet parking


  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Lift
  • Atm/cash machine on site
  • Non-smoking throughout

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Sauna


  • Free WiFi available