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Lord Elgin Hotel

A historic landmark in downtown Ottawa.....from the very beginning.

Lord Elgin Hotel began as the centrepiece of a grand plan to create a captivating capital city during the early years of World War II.

Surround yourself with elegance in Lord Elgin’s hotel rooms, from Biedermeier style furnishings, to nickel accents and tall picture windows overlooking Ottawa's Rideau Canal.

Guestrooms include:

  • Free basic wi-fi (charge for streaming)
  • Complimentary local calls
  • 49″ flatscreen TVs with HD
  • In-room safes
  • Windows that open for fresh air
  • Complimentary Bottled water (Elgin Class rooms)
  • Mini-fridge (most rooms)
  • Iron/board
  • Hairdryer
  • Umbrella (Elgin Class rooms)
  • ‘Stay Green & Save’ eco-program
  • i-home docking station/alarm clock
  • Showers in most rooms (Tubs on request)

Classic Guest Rooms

All newly renovated, our Classic rooms feature elegant furnishings with choice of one queen, two queens or one king bed;  there is plenty of room to relax or work.  High ceilings provide a spacious feel while windows that are easily opened allow gentle breezes in.   These popular rooms are classic in feel but, with all the amenities that savvy travelers expect including crisp linens, HD TVs, complimentary coffee and teas (Keurig System), in-room safes, refrigerators and hi-speed wireless internet.

Parkview Guest Rooms

Hotel rooms with a view! With fantastic views of Confederation Park and Elgin Street, Ottawa’s ceremonial route, our Parkview rooms have everything our Classic rooms have to offer and more.

Elgin Class Rooms

Spacious corner rooms, many with views of Confederation Park, offer King beds and have extra windows letting in abundant natural light. Includes free unlimited wifi, robes, slippers and umbrella.


Rideau Suite:  Expansive corner suite with fabulous view of Elgin Street, Confederation Park and the War Memorial. Spacious king bedded room with large soaking tub and all marble tiled bathroom that closes off to a spacious sitting room with wet bar and powder room.  Ideal for that special occasion, or entertaining.

Churchill Suite:  Full apartment size suite located on top floor with stunning view of Confederation Park and the Rideau Canal, complete with full galley kitchen, large living/dining area with powder room.  Large bedroom with king-size bed, walk in closet and all marble tiled bathroom with large soaking tub and separate shower.

What our Canada experts say...

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The Lord Elgin is one of the most centrally located downtown Ottawa hotels, just a stone’s throw away from the Rideau Canal and Confederation Park. Stay with us and you’ll discover the most alluring and captivating parts of Ottawa,
Canada’s beautiful capital city. Immerse yourself in vibrant festivals, museums, galleries, eclectic dining and a world of shops and boutiques. Lord Elgin’s extraordinary location puts bountiful delights within easy walking distance. Originally
constructed in 1941, Lord Elgin is a piece of Ottawa’s history. Independent and thoroughly Canadian, this historic landmark is a leader among downtown Ottawa hotels.

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