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Landmark Ottawa hotel across from Confederation Park

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Situated amid Elgin Street's restaurants and nightlife and 1 block from Rideau Canal, the landmark Lord Elgin Hotel is within 4 blocks of Parliament House and the Ottawa Congress Centre.

Indoor pool, sauna

Guests can swim laps in the pool, relax in the spa tub and sauna, or work out in the fitness center. An on-site bistro with outdoor patio serves all meals and also provides in-room dining.

Stately rooms

Rooms display Biedermeier-style furniture, tall picture windows with richly toned treatments, and baths with granite countertops. All have high-speed Internet access and pay movies.

Lord Elgin Hotel Amenities

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.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Bar/lounge
  • Year Built 1941
  • Conference space size (feet) - 13000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1170
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Concierge services
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 355
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of floors - 11
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Express check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service
  • 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 Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • Pay movies
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free local calls
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • 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
  • 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

Lord Elgin Hotel Policies & Fees

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 19

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 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.

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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.

Awards & Affiliations

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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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