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Fairmont Chateau Laurier

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A grand hotel in the classic tradition. Central, posh, yet ready for travellers both snooty and average. I love it here. Be sure to sit in the lobby and see who's coming and going. The archival photos are a treat.

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montreal
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel ! Valet parking was excellent , very courteous and helpful . Check in was very quick and also courteous . The bell man was very helpful and the room was very comfortable . Thank you Chateau Laurier .

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Sydney
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always try to stay at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier when in Ottawa. I feel that this is most definitely the most elegant hotel in Ottawa.The staff are always friendly and helpful from the time you arrive at the front door to the time you depart. They go out of their way to ensure that your stay there is as... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

We are delighted that your stay in Ottawa’s Castle was a memorable one and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Located walking distance to Ottawa attractions, a shopping mall, good eating places. Pricey place - bring your own water ! Should use some of that money for updating. Very noisy heating system. Avoid rooms by the elevators. Nice lobby and good service. Zoé's Lounge - ⛤⛤⛤⛤

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

You may be pleased to know that we are currently in the process of a complete renovation of our guestrooms and suites. We do hope you return one day as we are confident you will be impressed with the improvements. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Toronto
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we went to the hotel restaurant for lunch, and the restaurant was fantastic. We brought our baby and the washroom was very far which was not convenience for nursing and changing. The waiter offered us a private room to get changing works done.

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

We appreciate your valued feedback and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is no question about the location of Chateau Laurier. We stay here every time that we visit Ottawa. It is also a good midpoint stop when we visit Quebec. We love taking walks around the hotel after dinner. It is just so close to the parliament hill.

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

We are indeed fortunate to have the premier location in the heart of our Nation’s Capital! We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Potsdam, New York
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160 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent a night here for an anniversary treat and were very pleased. The location itself is excellent, being near both the Byward Market and Parliament. The exterior is beautiful and the interior is very old fashioned, with lots of lounges and halls and a set of 5 elevators to take you where you need to go.... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Our mission is to turn moments into memories and it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. We hope to welcome you back one day soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first room I was given had no view, was rather small and a little tired-looking. The second room had been recently renovated and had a lovely view. Large room with walk-in closet and ironing facilities. Beautiful décor. The hotel itself is very much part of Ottawa's history - so it's nice to stay in such a prestigious location -... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

As a heritage property, we have various room sizes and configurations. Our deluxe accommodations provide more square footage. You may be pleased to know that we are currently ion the process of a complete renovation of our guestrooms and suites. We look forward to welcoming you back! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Edmonton, Canada
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139 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The grande dame of Ottawa. Wonderful location. Rooms are dated but well looked after. There is construction across the street. Ask for a room facing the river or the Parliament Buildings or the courtyard. You definitely DO NOT want one facing the arts centre.

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with others on Trio Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you again, one day soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Stratford, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A most beautiful place to stay in the heart of Ottawa within walking distance to some of the most amazing places in the city. I stay here at least once a year and am always so thankful to have the opportunity. The Chateau is in the very best location and offers the very best service.

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Julia, We are delighted that your stay in Ottawa’s Castle was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Zoe's Lounge
Zoe's Lounge
Cuisines: Canadian, Contemporary
La Terrasse
La Terrasse
Cuisines: Canadian, International
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Reflecting the confidence, dignity and style of Ottawa, Fairmont Chateau Laurier stands as a testament to this dynamic, thriving city. Located in the heart of Canada's capital next door to the Parliament Buildings, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel in Ottawa is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French chateau. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Address: 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: £115 - £293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fairmont Chateau Laurier 4*
Number of rooms: 429
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Also Known As:
Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel Ottawa
Fairmont Hotel Ottawa
Fairmont Hotel Chateau Laurier
Fairmont Ottawa
Ottawa Fairmont
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Luxury Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#12 Family Hotel in Ottawa
#12 Business Hotel in Ottawa
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