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Lord Elgin

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All newly renovated - 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 and beautiful marble-tiled washrooms, you cannot help but feel pampered. Ottawa hotel guests enjoy the lap pool with adjoining whirlpool, sauna and fitness and Starbucks on-site.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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This was our second stay at the Lord Elgin and it won't be the last. The property is well maintained and the renovated rooms are lovely and comfortable. It is worth choosing a room with a view of the park. As before, the staff make the experience. It was an exceptionally busy
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Perfect stay! Staff was in a good mood and that is always a good sign... I got super treatment and an upgrade at that.. Rooms and servies perfect. Great gym with area to do your own personal training, lots of gear, pool, hot tub, sauna in shower room with lockers.. Jogging trail
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Response from DSmytheLE, General Manager at Lord Elgin
Responded 11 Jan 2019
Dear Supergenki, Thank you for the excellent review! We love to hear from our guests what they enjoy most about their stay with us, and you have neatly summed it up in just a few sentences. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best, David Smythe General Manager
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Hot tub was broken. Went to the bar for a cocktail and found a huge piece of plastic wrap in it- bartender apologized but didn’t refund my drink. Housekeeping knocked on my door repeatedly at 7:30am and wouldn’t leave despite my DO NOT DISTURB sign on the door- when I let
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Stayed here as a part of our tour and loved it - even ate at their restaurant and it too was superb - nice rooms and centrally located can't say enough good about this place - you will love it when in the area
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We wanted to stay within walking distance from town and definitely were in the middle of all. The staff was very nice. Bed was comfortable. The shower was okay but needed more water pressure -- plenty of hot water. The toilet flush was VERY loud -- everyone knew. Hotel was very
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The Rideau Suite at the Lord Elgin
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The Park View Double Queen Room at the Lord Elgin
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The Corner View Queen Suite at the Lord Elgin
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The Churchill Queen Suite at the Lord Elgin
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Beautiful corner room with views of Confederation Park and Elgin Street and War Memorial
The Lord Elgin Hotel used to be a pet friendly hotel, however after our 2016 renovations were completed that is no longer the case. We of course will still accommodate guests travelling with their services animals.
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The Winterlude festival takes place at several locations, both at Jacques Cartier Park (across the river) and the Confederation Park (right in front of the hotel). There is a shuttle bus that goes across the bridge to ferry people to/from either site.
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Yes, we can valet your motorcycle, or have you part it yourself in the garage.
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Dear WEQueen, We used to have kettle, but now we provide our guess with a thermos of hot water for tea and such on request. Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin
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Hi Patricia, We have very few, and you may request one. Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel
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"Rooms overlooking the park and canal are delightful."
"Rooms on the North East side have the best view. Rooms with king size bed are larger."
"Ask for a free upgrade to a view of the park or pay the extra $10 per night, it is well worth it."
"Rooms which face the street are brighter, and one can watch a parade from inside, if such an event is taking place."
"Stay somewhere else."
US$132 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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