Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly Elgin Street hotel in Downtown Ottawa, near Parliament Hill

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Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Indoor pool
24-hour business centre
Smoke-free property


Located in Downtown Ottawa, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of National War Memorial and Rideau Centre. Parliament Hill and Rideau Canal are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a 24-hour health club. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a spa tub are on-site.

Room amenities

All 355 rooms provide conveniences such as refrigerators and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find room service (during limited hours), free local calls and hairdryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Lord Elgin Hotel provides a 24-hour health club, a spa tub and a sauna. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of A 24-hr business centre and meeting rooms. This eco-friendly hotel also offers tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff and gift shops/news stands. On-site parking is available (surcharge).

Lord Elgin Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1941 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 15 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Sauna 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 355 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

Starbucks – This café serves breakfast, lunch and light fare.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at noon

Minimum check-in age is 19


Check-out time is 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 cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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).
Only service animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: CAD75 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between CAD10 and CAD40 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: CAD85
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Lord Elgin Hotel Ottawa
  • Lord Elgin Hotel
  • Lord Elgin Ottawa

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children aged 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the 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.

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