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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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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have only been here once and that was years ago so I'm going by memory. The location can't be beat when staying in Ottawa. It's close to everything. (Parliament buildings, shopping, Byward market, other hotels, restaurants.) Our room was large b/c we had 6 people staying in it. The beds were comfy and everything was satisfactory. The hotel itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friends and I were in town for a hockey tournament and decided to stay at the hotel for a night. We were greeted with open arms at the front desk, and the staff were extremely helpful with our bags. We were put in one of the newly renovated rooms at the hotel, which are definitely more modern and elegant... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There is no better location. Next to the Rideau Canal, across from Parliament, down the street from the Rideau Centre and in the Byward Market! History abounds in this historic hotel. While not the most modern, the touches from the past convey a sense of history. Fairmont's beds are very comfortable even though some rooms are a bit small. Sign... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Found the Hotel to be very interesting. Looked around downstairs a lot at all the pictures and history of the hotel. Beautiful Big Room, still old time feel. Cons: Smelled a bit musty (likely the carpet) Bathrobes were not soft Bar fridge was locked and you couldn't use any space for your own drinks, because once an item was removed,... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night an I was happy about that. I was supposed to be a romantic eve. I've stayed at many Fairmont properties and this was not up to snuff. Instead the places was run down and had poor service the hallways were dirty. there is a difference between classic and dirty. What a let down. I've seen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice property, friendly courteous staff, a little too tight with the upgrades for my taste, lame concierge, no breakfast after 11 AM, a little long in the tooth outside the room. Internet worked first time, room was clean and quiet, shades kept most of the sunshine out, no crazy parties happened in adjacent rooms, overall quite satisfied.

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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. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Orleans
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We returned again to celebrate my husbands Birthday, the hotel gold room suite, the staff , the easiness of checking in/out is great. Reservations were made at the Wilfrids restaurant inside the hotel. The whole experience was exceptional. Customer Service begins when you walk in the door and until you depart.

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

Our mission is to turn moments into memories and it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. We look forward to seeing you again one day soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Chateau is truly a great place to stay considering it's history, decor and location in the heart of the city surrounded by many amenities, the Rideau Canal(especially in the winter for skating) and the Parliamentary buildings. Truly amazing.

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

We are indeed fortunate to have the premier location in the heart of our Nation’s Capital and are so proud of our rich history and heritage. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved everything about the Chateau Laurier. Only lost one star because there was no hot tub. Otherwise our stay was fantastic. The lobby is beautiful. The staff was as friendly as can be. Extremely quick and efficient check in. I'm doubly happy about the parking garage being attached to the hotel with its own entrance. I don't particularly enjoy... More 

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

Thank you for the very comprehensive review of Ottawa’s Castle. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager More 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Porteur at the portico greets you in French and English. Bienvenue to a remarkable experience. The Queen Victoria statue welcomes you with grace and splendor to spacious and beautiful surroundings. Spectacular historic paintings and photographs decorate the walls. Randolph Churchill, John Kennedy. Ernst Hemmingway. Choose a room overlooking the Rideau Canal for a wonderful view of the Ottawa River,... More 

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

Our premier location and rich heritage and history in Ottawa are certainly two of our many attributes. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. 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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