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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really amazing hotel - truly the best one I have stayed at in Canada. Amazing experience. By the way - we went with Fairmont Gold rooms. The service is outstanding and atmosphere superb. We were treated like royalty and really really well. I would definitely recommend it. It is a bit costly to get a Fairmont Gold... More

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

Dear Andy, Our mission is to turn moments into memories and it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When looking for a true cultural and historic piece of Canadian history, look no further, you are there. This hotel is of course named after the famed Laurier family that stem back generations, including a Prime Minister and still many of the family still live in Ontario to this day. The old , yet favourite ceremonial charms, such as the... More

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

It certainly sounds as though you enjoyed your stay in Ottawa’s Castle. Thank you for your lovely comments. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Norwich
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel, amazing staff, great food and great location - would definitely recommend! I will definitely go back again. Great history & so easy to get everywhere in Ottowa. The staff were so helpful even when they had to move me to a different room.

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

We are proud of our rich history and heritage and hope you took advantage of our Ipad History Tour! We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Quebec City, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms are not renovated. For the price you can have better rooms in the Byward Market. But it is Worth it to stay once because of the history of the hotel. Download the app for the history of the hotel. It is very interesting. We had a dog and it was great to stay with him in the hotel.

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

Dear Nadine, We are presently undergoing a complete guestroom renovation and are excited to showcase out wonderful new guest accommodation. We hope you return one day as we are confident you will be pleased with the improvements. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Family visit from UK stayed at the hotel. Military efficiency, very clean and extremely well rehearsed but there was no passion in any of the staff. We could not fault the hotel for anything except having had a month of travelling and being in various hotels we definitely noticed the efficiency of the staff without their heart in their jobs.

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Barrington, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was here for 4 days on business. What a neat place. Staff was super nice. Rooms were nice, small but nice. The conference facilities were excellent as well. Great location! My plans changed and I needed to stay another night. The front desk staff really worked to get me a room, since they were completely booked. Needless to say... More

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

Dear Craig, We work hard every day to exceed the expectations of our guests and it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I agree that the location of the Chateau Laurier is outstanding. You can walk everywhere from there. We ate lunch in the market area, walked around downtown and had a drink at the outside bar at the hotel on our one night there. We upgraded to the "Gold Level" (at a $75.00) charge but we felt it was worth it.... More

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

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay on our Gold Level and we agree, the experience is a memorable one. Thank you for sharing your comments on Trip Advisor. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Aurora, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was our first time to visit Ottawa , me my husband and 2 kids ( 4 and 9 years old ) , and it was the best hotel choice we did that make our trip a memorable one .The hotel location is perfect never ask for more once you are out take right and you will be at the... More

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

Dear Heba, We are delighted that you and your family had a memorable visit. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with others on Trip Advisor. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a work conference so I went in with no expectation and was pleasantly surprised by the beauty and history of the hotel and the friendliness of the staff. I would definitely go back for pleasure.

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

Dear Allayne, We are so pleased that your stay in Ottawa’s Castle was a memorable one and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not-too-distant future. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
51 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am not quite sure why this hotel seems to be so low on the Trip Advisor ratings. It really should be everyone's first choice for a hotel in Ottawa. The location is perfect. You are in the centre of the city. We were there at the same time as the fireworks and had a marvellous view. Nearly all of... More

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

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in Ottawa’s castle and look forward to seeing you again soon! 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*
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Reflecting the confidence, dignity and style of Ottawa, Fairmont Chateau Laurier stands as a testament to this dynamic, thriving city. Located in the heart of Canada's capital next door to the Parliament Buildings, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel in Ottawa is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French chateau. ... more   less 
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