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Fairmont Chateau Laurier

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada (Byward Market Area)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars NEW

This hotel is truly grand, historic, stately, and magnificent in every sense of the word. I expected to see Elise McKenna from the movie "Somehwere in Time" strolling down the magestic corridors. The staff are truly trained to be courteous, helpful, and they most certainly were. For this alone the hotel earns 5 stars. But on a practical level it... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived at the Chateau Laurier and found out that I had made my reservation at the Chateau Lake Louise about 3,000 km to the west. The front office staff fixed this even though there was a major conference on in the hotel and they didn't even laugh at me, but I will leave the reservations to me secretary from now... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was there for a major event. Upgraded to an hospitality suite. Got the Karsh Suite for a decent price. Book a room on the 4 floor and you can have breakfast in lounge. Something to eat around dinner time drinks impeccable staff. Well worth it for the business and discerning traveler you need that little extra comfort

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Yves, We are delighted your stay with us was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I was a student at Ottawa U...many years ago....I would walk past the Chateau Laurier each day and wonder what it would be like to stay at that "castle" that so compliments our Parliament Buildings. I would often walk into the lobby and marvel at the Karsh Portraits of world leaders that had passed through Ottawa throughout the years.... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Kathy, We are so pleased that our ‘Castle’ lived up to your expectations. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travel frequently, so my expectations are quite high when it comes to our accommodations. The Chateau Laurier met every single one...except for the crib they provided. We were travelling with our son who is almost 2 years old, and he didn't fit into the crib. Since his feet stuck out through the bars of the crib, it didn't take... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with others on Trip Advisor. Please rest assured we take your feedback to heart! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At Christmas my husband presented me with a box of surprises to celebrate a special birthday in February. This included a six night stay at the Fairmont to enable me to enjoy Winterlude, in particular to skate on the canal. We have recently returned and he couldn't have chosen a better location or hotel. Despite it being extremely cold the... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, Our mission is to turn moments into memories and it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. We are delighted that your birthday celebration was a memorable one and hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Chateau is an amazing historic building, but the most amazing part was the friendly and genuine hospitality from the staff. We really enjoyed their lobby restaurant, Zoe's Lounge and Sunday Brunch at Wilfrid's.The staff made us feel like VIP's! Great experience thanks to their caring staff...very impressed! Thanks for the super experience.

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Our mission is to turn moments into memories ad it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed during the busy (and cold) time at the end of Winterlude in February. The location of this hotel is absolutely perfect for walking to anything (restaurants, museums, attractions, canal). The front desk staff is so patient and courteous. There is frequently a long line to check-in or check-out but I think this is due to hotel guests not... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Sher, We are delighted that your stay in Ottawa’s Castle was a memorable one and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Please rest assured, we take your comments to heart! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for one night mid February, 2015. It's location is perfect, 2 minute walk from Parliament Hill, Rideau Centre, War Memorial, as well as tons of bars and restaurants. The front desk staff were courteous and pleasant. The walls were a little thin but nothing that hampered our stay. Touring the hotel itself was an experience, so... More 

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Carl, We are indeed fortunate to have the premier location in the heart of our Nation’s Capital. We look forward to seeing you again one day soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Courtice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our stay at Fairmont was nothing short of outstanding! Our family enjoyed the amenities of the Gold Floor. The hotel is old world classic with a modern twist, loved it! Valet parking convenient and quick. Staff was friendly, kind and accommodating.

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ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, responded to this review

Dear Olinda, Our mission is to turn moments into memories and it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. Thank you for sharing your comments with others on Trip Advisor. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

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Address: 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa > Byward Market Area
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Fairmont Chateau Laurier 4*
Number of rooms: 429
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Also Known As:
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