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4.0 out of 5

"Nice and close walking distance. Like the atmosphere of a older establishment. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 01 Oct 2019

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Hotel Description

Lord Elgin Hotel puts you in the heart of Ottawa, within just a 10-minute stroll of National War Memorial and Rideau Centre. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a 24-hour health club.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 355 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Safes, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The café, Starbucks, is open for breakfast and lunch. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the fitness center, spa tub, and sauna. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and a coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Downtown Ottawa hotel, you'll be 0.7 km (0.4 mi) from Parliament Hill and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Rideau Canal.

Classic Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Elgin Class Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Park View Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Two Queen Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Park View Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Lord Elgin Hotel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
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Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Lord Elgin Hotel

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4 out of 5
Nice and close walking distance. Like the atmosphere of a older establishment.

Posted by on 1 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Oct. 2019 by Jessica, Guest Services Supervisor

Thank you kindly for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The Historic Lord Elgin Hotel. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future should your travels bring you back to Ottawa. Wishing you safe travels on your journey!

Property Features

As a guest of Lord Elgin Hotel, you'll find an indoor pool, a 24-hour health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the eco-friendly Lord Elgin Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Ottawa hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 355 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • Built in 1941
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Macdonald-Cartier Intl. Airport (YOW) (15.9 km / 9.9 mi)
  • Train station: Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station) (4.5 km / 2.8 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Lord Elgin Hotel offers 355 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Ottawa hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Starbucks - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 19
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 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 property / stay dates). This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 150 per accommodation, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 10 and CAD 40 for adults, CAD 10 and CAD 40 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 35 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 85 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your 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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