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Faringdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Didn't start off well when I discovered at check-in that there was no reservation for me, despite confirmation from my travel agent. Staff were polite and sorted it out. Ended up with a room upgrade - corner room with King bed. Fantastic views across the park with ice sculptures. Good buffet breakfast (CA$19 plus tax). Also a Starbucks on site...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are from Ottawa but stayed at the Lord Elgin for a dirty weekend in order to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary. The hotel was different than I remembered it from several years earlier, but lovely. Staff was excellent and very friendly. We had a nice view of all the activities out our corner windows. It was smack dab in...

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear David F, Thank you for celebrating your 30th wedding anniversary with us! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay and that our staff was able to enhance your visit! We are now just completing a significant upgrade to our internet to a Gigabit Fibre Access, which was a very costly investment in order to allow...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Lord Elgin is a classic old hotel that is in a great location in downtown Ottawa. It is central to everything you would want to visit. The newly renovated rooms are very nicely appointed with comfortable and well equipped bathrooms. Check in/out was easy, quick, efficient and without incident. This is classic older building with impressive lobby and common...

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear groxburgh, Thank you so much for your continued loyalty to the Lord Elgin! It is always a treat to hear about what our guests enjoyed most during their stay and we thoroughly appreciate everything you’ve mentioned! We are particularly delighted to hear you like the recent renovations to our guestrooms. We are thrilled with the results as well. We...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good hotel in a convenient location. Hotel is old, but bathrooms are updated. My room was very quiet, but toilet flush was very noisy. I used their in house restaurant for buffet breakfast, which cost $20 and was okay.

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear LaVal57, Thank you for your feedback, and for acknowledging our updated bathrooms as we have just undergone major room renovations to all 355 of our guestrooms! We hope you had a pleasant stay and that we have the opportunity to have you as our guest again in the future! Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay at the Lord Elgin Hotel because it is our most favourite hotel in Ottawa. Its old world charm combined with friendly staff and a perfect location make the Lord Elgin a perfect home away from home. It was especially ideal for taking in Winterlude, Ottawa's magical winter escape.

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear skillen2017, It definitely made our day to hear that we are your favourite hotel in Ottawa! Thank you for mentioning all of the things that continue to make your stays with us memorable! Thank you for continuing to stay with us and we hope you enjoyed all of the Winterlude festivities! Until next time, David Smythe General Manager Lord...

Kingston, Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

During my one night stay, I found the bed to be very comfortable. Everything was clean and well cared for. The bathroom was very small, but included everything that was needed. The hotel location was fantastic, and staff were very pleasant and helpful.

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear pinderma, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our amenities. It is also great to hear that you found our staff friendly and knowledgeable! We are glad that you had a pleasant stay and do hope you will visit us again! Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel

Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in and out for business trip, staying just one night. I found the front desk and restaurant staff to be pleasant, friendly and professional. The rooms are clean and good sized. The elevators come quickly and generally the place is clean and spacious. Great location for those looking to skate on the canal, see Parliament Hill, shop at the...

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear Kirk F, Thank you for your review and for mentioning all of the aspects of the hotel that helped make your stay a great one! We are so glad you got to spend your business trip with us and do hope you’ll stay with us again! Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel

Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you touch foot on the property you are greeted in a friendly manner from each staff member you encounter. You can tell that this hotel prides themselves on exceptional customer service.Rooms have been recently renovated and now have a completely modern flair. Hotel located in an excellent downtown area that offers everything within a short walking distance.

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear YQTlanding, Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so lucky to have this great team of staff, and are delighted to hear that they helped enhance your visit! We are indeed fortunate to be located in our lovely neighborhood. We do hope to have you stay with us again! Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel

Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very pleasant and recently refurbished in a modern take on more traditional decor. The room was comfortable and spacious with a king bed. Restaurant staff were prompt and courteous. Overall very happy with the hotel and amenities

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear julian_stapley, Thank you for all the kind words! We are delighted that you enjoyed our newly upgraded guestrooms as well as your overall stay! We do hope to have the chance to have you stay with us again. Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel

Orangeville, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, clean and comfortable hotel and location is great close to everything downtown!! Cost was a little more than where we usual stay but we were so staying downtown which made it so easy for our daughter's to visit us.

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear WiseK1988, Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions following your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope you had an excellent time visiting your daughters! Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: RM578 - RM1,163 (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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“Ask for the City or Confederation Park View”
 of 5 bubbles DavidF536, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We have found every room to our liking.”
 of 5 bubbles skillen2017, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you don't want to pay for valet parking park at Ciry Hall. On the weekends it's very cheap we paid 5.00 Saturday evening to Sunday morning.”
 of 5 bubbles WiseK1988, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the park.”
 of 5 bubbles mull0097, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room tip...? Does this mean did I tip maid service...if so...Yes ! I always do !”
 of 5 bubbles artocrat, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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