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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Lord Elgin Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Parliament Hill. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus an indoor pool and a restaurant. Built in 1941, this 4-star hotel has 355 rooms over 11 floors. Each room includes amenities such as a flat-screen TV and a fridge.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs, fridges and room service (during limited hours)
  • Free WiFi in some public areas
  • Drinking and dining options include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Valet parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour health club and a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the location
  • Just a 4-minute walk from National War Memorial and 5 minutes on foot from Rideau Centre

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 3 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Lord Elgin Hotel

Everyone (2) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Pas beaucoup de temps sur place pour juger des équipements. Pour ce qui est de l'hôtel rien à dire. Personnel accueillant chambre propre et l’emplacement parfait pour les visites.

Posted by on 10 Jul 2019

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4 out of 5
Hyvä sijainti, aamiainen ei kummoinen, huone ja sänky ihan passeleita

Posted by on 22 Mar 2019

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4 out of 5

Nobles Stadthotel an sehr zentraler Lage.

Pros: Die Lage
Das Hotel ist top gelegen, hat eine tolle Ausstattung und versprürt einen stilvollen Charme. Das Personal ist eher zurückhaltend und kühl. Aber freundlich.

Posted by on 23 Jul 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jul 2017 by Hotel Management

Thank you for the lovely review. We definitely understand the importance of having a friendly face in an unfamiliar town and strive to ensure our guests feel comfortable and are glad you felt that way during your stay. Thank you for endorsing the hotel, it's greatly appreciated and we hope to have you stay with us again! Ann Meelker Director of Sales Lord Elgin Hotel

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 23 March 2020 to 31 August 2020 (dates subject to change).

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 centre. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/news stands 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 centre (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are 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
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) (16.1 km / 10 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 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and microwaves can be requested.

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

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a 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.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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 cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. 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 guest room 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.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.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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 guest room 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.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.

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

  • Elgin Hotel
  • Elgin Lord
  • Hotel Lord Elgin
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  • Lord Elgin Hotel Ottawa
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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 aged 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 Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • Green Key Eco-Rating Programme
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