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Lord Elgin

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Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights at the Lord Elgin. About a 15 minute walk from Parliament Hill and surrounding. Five min car ride to Byward Market. Interacted with front counter, vehicle valet and restaurant staff. All fantastic. Rooms recently upgraded and bathrooms ultra modern. Rooms clean with nice carpet and beds comfortable. Bathroom could have been cleaner. Few hairs found in shower....

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay at the Lord Elgin. The rooms are very clean and newly renovated. The Grill 41 restaurant has awesome food and service. The hotel is centrally located and restaurants are nearby, close vicinity for walking. If you like skating, City Hall is across the road. I had a king room, the bed was a little hard....

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked at The Lord Elgin in Ottawa through work. When we got there the older gentleman that checked us in had a real attitude, and was extremely dismissive attitude, like we were not important and he had to tolerate us. The hotel itself was really nice, the rest of the staff were wonderful. I have to say we had...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walking distance to anything you would want to see in Ottawa. It's an old charming hotel, but fully renovated, modern and comfortable. Try the Elgin Steet Diner for breakfast just a 10min walk down the street.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an older building with recent updating. The lobby has a fireplace which was a bonus in January. The gym is reasonably well equiped and the pool is bigger then most similar hotels. The rooms were well set-up and appointed. I did find that there is a generous gap around the door that made for light and noise at...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very simple check in process we agreed to upgrade our room for a small extra cost along with valet car park. We choose not to eat in hotel as we found plenty of near by places in Byward Market. Beware rooms may only have a very large shower. Our room overlooked the park and was well furnished. All staff...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Lord Elgin one of the old style hotels in Ottawa. This hotel has much charm and the newly updated rooms are very nice , be warned no bath tubs but very big showers, furnishings are tastefully done and the current upgrade is not effecting the rest of the hotel . Reception and door staff and wonderful and helpful ....

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel has a beautiful, grand lobby that you would only see in an older hotel; spacious and open with an enormous amount of seating in a very classy area, with some seating having a view to the street and the park across from the hotel. The staff are friendly and competent. The location is perfect - right on Elgin...

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Belleville, Ontario
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lord Elgin is a nice hotel. The pictures online are what you get. The staff was helpful with any questions we had about activities in the area. It is very well situated. We walked maybe 10 mins to Byward market...not even 5 to Parliament Hill...and it is literally across the street from City Hall which is where we skated and...

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Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a great date weekend at the Lord Elgin with my hubby. We always choose this hotel for our getaways. The new bathroom renovations in the rooms are beautiful! Staff was friendly as always. Loved it!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Grill 41
Grill 41
Cuisines: American, International, Canadian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Landmark Hotel in heart of downtown Ottawa: ideally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa - directly across from Confederation Park, the National Arts Centre and steps away from Byward Market, Rideau Canal, Ottawa Shaw Centre, Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa Rideau Centre. Guestrooms reflect Ottawa's elegance. From the tall picture windows, bold tulip inspired artwork, to Biedermeier style luxury furnishings, you cannot help but feel pampered. Ottawa hotel guests enjoy the lap pool with adjoining whirlpool, sauna and fitness and Starbucks on-site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lord Elgin

Address: 100 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: £94 - £205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lord Elgin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 355
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Also Known As:
Lord Elgin Hotel Ottawa
Lord Elgin Ottawa
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#14 Family Hotel in Ottawa
#15 Business Hotel in Ottawa
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“Make sure not to let the cranky people get you down, the rest of the staff are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 207deanies, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles 571malachym, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the street (bright, sunny, view), otherwise your room could be dark and dreary (facing the alley or a wall)”
 of 5 bubbles SteveInVancouver, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Would love a microwave in the room to warm up coffee or leftovers since we stayed the whole weekend. It's a nice touch for those staying more than one night.”
 of 5 bubbles NathalieMondoux, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Park view is worth it”
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