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Top Ottawa Historic Hotels

Fantastic Fully Equipped Modern Apartment - Downtown With Parking
4.9/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Excellent Accomodations!

"Beautiful accommodation, fantastic owner who was readily available and informed us of everything going on and how to get in touch if needed. Location was perfect for our needs, very close to downtown, yet quiet to get a great sleep! Would definitely stay there again!! Thanks Isabelle!!"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 1, 2020

Fantastic Fully Equipped Modern Apartment - Downtown With Parking
Book now to see the Amazing Fall Colours
203 Heritage Maple Way, Ottawa, ON
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4.8/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Great place with nice little extras

"Bed was so comfortable and whole room with walkout balcony and sunshine pouring in was a great space. Clean space throughout. Friendly hosts, upon arrival treated with a nice loaf of homemade bread. Teas, coffees, cream, sugar, spices, butter and other niceties wish we had more time to enjoy."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 3, 2020

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Byward Blue Inn
3 out of 5
157 Clarence St., Ottawa, ON
Free cancellation
The price is CA $84 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,164 reviews)

"Sweet, clean, boutique hotel with excellent kitchenettes and a balcony!! Centrally located."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2020

Byward Blue Inn
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Auberge McGee's Inn
3 out of 5
185 Daly Ave, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $109 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (485 reviews)

"Our third time here! Quaint, cozy, with wonderful staff to make you feel at home."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 18, 2020

Auberge McGee's Inn
Les Suites Victoria, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
1 Victoria Street, Gatineau, QC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.5/5Wonderful! (564 reviews)

"The hotel looks quite new. Room is larga and comfortable. It could be compared to a second class Residence Inn. Great value for the money paid."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 31, 2020

Les Suites Victoria, Ascend Hotel Collection
The Westin Ottawa
4 out of 5
11 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $135 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,270 reviews)

"Helpful during covid. Only food option is the grab and go which makes hot breakfast sandwiches. The server who is there in the morning is very helpful. Main restaurants closed. Low number of staff at front desk which makes for longer wait times to answer questions and the staff be more rushed to ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2020

The Westin Ottawa
Lord Elgin Hotel
4 out of 5
100 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON
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4.4/5Wonderful! (2,049 reviews)

"We stay at the Lord Elgin regularly when visiting Ottawa. The location is great, the hotel is excellent, and the facilities are great."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020

Lord Elgin Hotel
Swiss Hotel
3.5 out of 5
89 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (356 reviews)

"The host/ owner was so sweet, kind, and helpful!! The rooms were modern, stylish, and comfortable. We loved the fireplace! Located in a super convenient area and very secure building. Highly recommend for your trip to Ottawa!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Swiss Hotel
Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
4 out of 5
150 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $119 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.4/5Excellent! (999 reviews)
Incredible staff here!

"It's a great hotel and clean, comfortable and what you'd expect from Sheraton. What really makes this place shine is the staff. Everyone really reached out, engaged, was super friendly and went above and beyond what you usually experience at a chain hotel. We've stayed here a couple of times and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
Novotel Ottawa City Centre
3.5 out of 5
33 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $119 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.4/5Excellent! (1,770 reviews)

"Service and staff were great. There were no amenities because of COVID19 shut down"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2020

Novotel Ottawa City Centre
La Villa Rivermead
3 out of 5
912 Chemin d'Aylmer, Gatineau, QC
The price is CA $89 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.3/5Excellent! (195 reviews)

"Quiet place to stay close to most things in ottawa"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 14, 2019

La Villa Rivermead
Fairmont Chateau Laurier
4.5 out of 5
1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $159 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
4.3/5Excellent! (2,155 reviews)

"The architecture is beautiful, it has so much rich history"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2020

Fairmont Chateau Laurier
The Business Inn
2.5 out of 5
180 MacLaren Street, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $101 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.3/5Excellent! (2,484 reviews)

"Business friendly, still feel like you're at home"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 27, 2020

The Business Inn
Motel Adam
3 out of 5
100 Greber Boulevard, Gatineau, QC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $90 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.3/5Excellent! (1,374 reviews)

"Everything was perfect, specially the service of the front desk! ... they were really kind and helpful, I totally recommend to stay there"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Motel Adam
Four Points By Sheraton Gatineau-Ottawa
3.5 out of 5
35 rue Laurier, Gatineau, QC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $82 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.2/5Excellent! (972 reviews)

"Good location Welcoming staff Nice room Expensive parking Sheets are poor quality It was hot in the room and not possible to cool down"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

Four Points By Sheraton Gatineau-Ottawa
Ottawa Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
100 Kent St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $103 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.2/5Very Good! (1,129 reviews)

"Great hotel, always prefer to stay at the Marriott for their larger room sizes. Gym facilities were open and pool!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 26, 2020

Ottawa Marriott Hotel
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
2 out of 5
75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON
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3.8/5Good! (510 reviews)

"Loved how unique this place is. Definitely an experience. Was quiet due to COVID and some things that were previously offered are not at this time, but all in all stuff was nice, our room was clean, the bathrooms and showers were clean. We enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 17, 2020

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
The Extended Stay Deluxe
3 out of 5
141 COOPER STREET, Ottawa, ON
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3.8/5Good! (997 reviews)
Great location. Too bad it’s closing.

"We’ve stayed here many times and when inquiring about our next stay, we were sorry to hear the hotel is closing soon."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2018

The Extended Stay Deluxe
Best Western Plus Gatineau-Ottawa Downtown
3 out of 5
131 Rue Laurier, Gatineau, QC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $105 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.7/5Good! (975 reviews)

"Very nice place to stay, I would definitely love to come back without Covid time, as there is no hot meal in the morning."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2020

Best Western Plus Gatineau-Ottawa Downtown
Duvernay Studios and Suites
2.5 out of 5
92 De L'hotel-De-Ville Street, Gatineau, QC
Free cancellation
The price is CA $75 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
3.6/5Good! (488 reviews)

"I DO LIKE IT👍💖 IN 2015, I STAYED TO THE DUVERNAY FOR 5 OR 6 MONTHS😴⌚ SINCE THERE, I STILL LOOOVE IT👍💖😘"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

Duvernay Studios and Suites
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About Ottawa Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just going somewhere different for your getaway, it can also be about understanding the history and culture of a place. One of the best ways to get an idea of the city's culture is to learn about its history. Exploring landmarks or museums is a good kick-off, but staying in a Ottawa historic hotel can ferry you back to the past. Get ready to pack your suitcases (no need for a time machine) as your Ottawa vintage hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

A night in one of these Ottawa historic accommodations can give you a feel for a bygone period as soon as you step into the front door. With unique architectures and addresses in the center of Ottawa, you'll understand what makes Ottawa bucket-list worthy. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these lodgings may be older, they have most up-to-date amenities to help you take it easy during your holiday. You'll notice rooms outfitted with a comfy bed and just about everything else you'll want for a wonderful visit.

After you've checked out the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by checking out the art museums and famous landmarks. Undoubtedly, all this hopping through history can work up an appetite. Read our guest reviews for suggestions from like-minded travellers to help make your Ottawa visit wonderful. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to show you where the local places to grab a pint or a fantastic dinner in Ottawa are.

Your Ottawa Accommodation Is Ready for You

If you want to get the most from your Ottawa visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this renowned region. Having 481 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to pick from, you are bound to find at a great rate. However, like the past civilizations, these rates won't last forever. Reserve soon to get your room in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Ottawa?
A visit to the significant historical sites in Ottawa is likely at the top of your sightseeing list. And while you’re here, you can visit the array of shops and scenic riverfront. You can also discover the great live music in this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Ottawa that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Fairmont Chateau Laurier is a top 4.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features 3 restaurants and an indoor pool. Royal Canadian Mint is a short 11-minute walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Four Points By Sheraton Gatineau-Ottawa and Lord Elgin Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Ottawa?
In Ottawa, there are 484 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 82 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Ottawa?
Ottawa is notable for landmarks like Royal Canadian Mint, Peace Tower, and Maison du velo. Known for its museums and art, cultural venues include National Arts Centre, National Gallery of Canada, and Museum of Nature. Other popular sights include Parliament Hill and Byward Market Square.
What is a historic hotel like in Ottawa?
Guests who choose historic hotels have an opportunity to stay in a building officially recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, palaces, grand homes or even old police stations, pubs, lodges or skyscrapers — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in Ottawa often retain authentic elements like traditional architecture and period features in their communal spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the physical building and architecture. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Ottawa have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay can expect the amenities you’d get from a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Ottawa doesn’t mean you’re choosing a place that’s rundown.

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