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Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8 CA
  


 


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General Information:
Rooms: 300
Floors: 11
Time Zone: EST, GMT -5
Ratings: First Class Hotel - Three Star Rating

Hotel Description:
  • Yes indeed....Year 2001 has marked our 60th birthday and to commemorate the grand occasion, the Lord Elgin Hotel has undertaken an impressive expansion program. Sixty additional guestrooms, three thousand more square feet of meeting space, an enlarged health facility and new indoor swimming pool are added features intended to satisfy the meetings and corporate market needs and a new restaurant continues to service the public as well as resident guests. Every measure has been taken to make the construction process as non disruptive as possible. Courtrous, friendly, personable and service-conscious staff members are on hand to assist guests over the course of their stay with us. In 1941, a cornerstone of Ottawa?s hospitality scene was established - The Lord Elgin Hotel. It was named after The Right Honourable James Bruce, The Earl of Elgin and Governor General of British North America from 1847 - 1854. Ottawa has grown up around the historical Lord Elgin Hotel, which has become a landmark of comfort and convenience in the centre of Ottawa?s Government, business, shopping and visitor attractions. The 12 storey structure, with its Normandy type copper roof and totally reconstructed in 1991, is a clean cut modern adaptation of the French Chateau type so well known to the Capital City. The trim and molded cournct regions of Ontario and Quebec giving a more elegant colour textures to the facade surface. Overlooking beautiful confederation Park and 1 block from the historic Rideau Canal which come alive in the summer with bikers, boaters, walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts and in the winter turns into the longest skating rink in the world. The hotel is strategically located just a few blocks from Parliament Hill, Rideau Centre Shopping Mall, The National Gallery of Canada, Museums, Art Galleries and National Capital attractions. Many activities and festivities that are part of yearlong festivals for which Ottawa has become renowned take place right in front of the impressive landmark. The moment you enter in the spacious lobby, you will feel warm and welcome. The hotels traditional hospitality and service, provided by an experienced, professional staff, is certain to be an added highlight of your visit to the Capital. Guestrooms all decorated in pastel shades feature a range of sizes from which to choose and all convey the ambience and charm of history touched up with state of the art amenities and services. Many guestrooms enjoy a city and riverscape view while others offer the peaceful and colourful scene of a manicured park. Location, affordability and personality are the main ingredients in the packaging offered by the Lord Elgin Hotel.
Deluxe Room with One Queen Bed: Deluxe Room with One Queen Bed features: * One Queen Bed * Private Bathroom with Tub/Shower * Hairdryer * Alarm Clock * Air Conditioning * In Room Coffee Maker * Computer Modem Hook-up * In Room Movies * Radio * Color Cable Television * Premium Channels * Direct Dial Phone * Iron and Board * Non-Smoking Rooms - on request * Maximum 4 guests in room
Deluxe Room with Two Double Beds: Deluxe Room with Two Double Beds features: * Two Double Beds * Private Bathroom with Tub/Shower * Hairdryer * Alarm Clock * Air Conditioning * In Room Coffee Maker * Computer Modem Hook-up * In Room Movies * Radio * Color Cable Television * Premium Channels * Direct Dial Phone * Fridge * Iron and Board * Non-Smoking Rooms - on request * Maximum 4 guests in room
Deluxe Room with One King Bed: Deluxe Room with One King Bed features: * One King Bed * Private Bathroom with Tub/Shower * Hairdryer * Alarm Clock * Air Conditioning * In Room Coffee Maker * Computer Modem Hook-up * In Room Movies * Radio * Color Cable Television * Premium Channels * Direct Dial Phone * Iron and Board * Non-Smoking Rooms - on request * Maximum 4 guests in room
Superior Room: Superior Room features: * One Queen Bed * Private Bathroom with Tub/Shower * Hairdryer * Alarm Clock * Air Conditioning * In Room Coffee Maker * Computer Modem Hook-up * In Room Movies * Radio * Color Cable Television * Premium Channels * Direct Dial Phone * Iron and Board * Non-Smoking Rooms - on request
Standard Room: Standard Room features: * One Queen Bed * Private Bathroom with Tub/Shower * Hairdryer * Alarm Clock * Air Conditioning * In Room Coffee Maker * Computer Modem Hook-up * In Room Movies * Radio * Color Cable Television * Premium Channels * Direct Dial Phone * Iron and Board * Non-Smoking Rooms - on request

General Information:
  • A history of hospitality in the very heart of downtown Ottawa. You are right in the centre of our Nations Capital, overlooking the beautiful Confederation Park and on the famous Rideau Canal. A gentle walk to all of our major attractions, restaurants, shopping areas, museums, Parliament Hill and the business core. Established in 1941 and completely reconstructed in 1991, the historic Lord Elgin is a distinguished First Class Hotel, which reflects the special nature of our Nations Capital City.

Services/Facilities/Amenities:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Sitting
  • Bar
  • Business Center
  • Coffee Maker
  • Concierge Level
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Handicap Facilities
  • Hairdryer In Room
  • Modem Jack
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Room
  • Free Newspaper
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Spa
  • Cable TV
  • Laundry/Valet

Driving Directions:
  • YOW Airport: Take the Airport Parkway NORTH which will become Bronson Street. Turn right onto Slater Street which runs one way, WEST to EAST. At Elgin Street, turn right. The hotel is directly on your right hand side. Pull into oval driveway.
  • Toronto: Take the 401 EAST. Exit on Highway 416, and go NORTH. Exit onto the 417, and go EAST to Metcalfe Street and exit NORTH. Turn right onto Slater Street which runs one way, WEST to EAST. Go one block to Elgin Street, and turn right. The hotel is directly on your right hand side. Pull into oval driveway.
  • Montreal: Take highway 40 WEST which will become Highway 417 at the Ontario/Quebec border. Proceed on Highway 417 going WEST to EAST. Go one block to Elgin Street, and turn right. The hotel is directly on your right hand side. Pull into oval driveway.

Location
Areas Served: Ottawa
Area Airports: YOW Airport
Nearby Restaurants: The brand new Elgin Cafe has opened its doors on Easter weekend, 2002. Boasting new decor, new management and new menus, it offers patrons the task of choosing from a menu filled with tantalizing, healthy, meticulously prepared and presented breakfast, lunch, dinner and break time items :
Eggs benedict
Multi grain bread basket
Atlantic salmon remoulade
Cape Breton seafood chowder
Asian salad
Grilled chicken, olive and argula sandwich
Vegetarian waist manager
Singapore noodles
New york steak of steaks
North Atlantic sole tulip
Cranberry cheesecake with raspberry coulis are only the tip of the "bread" berg. The new lobby bar, the two brand new Pearson and Laurier Rooms are fully functional and serving the meetings market. We all look forward to what this exciting initiative will bring in terms of comfort, convenience and excellence for our valued guests. The continuing tradition of providing standards of quality to which every visitor to the Lord Elgin Hotel is entitled is assured by these changes.
Nearby Attractions: Comedy Club
Bicycle Rentals - charge
Dancing Disco
Boutique
Barber
Gift Shop
Jogging Track
Sightseeing Tours - charge
Points of Interest: Bell Canada - 0 kms north
Anderson Consulting - 0 kms north

Reservation Policies:
Check-In: 3 PM
Check-Out: 1 PM
Currency: CAD
Guarantee Policy: All reservations require a guarantee by valid credit card with expiry date.
Cancellation Policy: Through the internet site where your reservation was made, cancellations must be made prior to 6 PM local time on day of check in to avoid a one night cancellation and/or no show charge.





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