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Lord Elgin

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8, Canada (Byward Market Area)
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Ranked #22 of 66 hotels in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakville, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a night in Ottawa during our son's move to Carleton. Thought it would be nice to stay downtown. This hotel is in a great downtown location. Beds are memory foam. Fairly comfortable. Hotel is clean. Starbucks is located on site. My son tried the breakfast buffet and was not impressed. I ate off the breakfast menu. It was o.k.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Lord Elgin was a great hotel ...short walk to everything you'd want to see. It is a short taxi ride from the train station but not expensive. Hotel was clean, spacious and everything was great ....no complaints :)

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Keswick, ontario
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Made reservations 3 1/2 months ago for my our daughters move to university. It was definitely mentioned that two beds were required. Upon check in we were given 1 bed. I did not get mad or shout at anyone but did leave the desk unsatisfied as they were unwilling to make any amends. . Moments later the manager called our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is perfect; staff friendly; rooms clean and roomy; lovely breakfast. Special treat was seeing the marching of the guards to and from the changing of the guards as we sat at the sidewalk café. Everything I look for in a hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone was very pleasant to interact with and the hotel is perfectly located! No complaints, and would definitely go back next time I am in Ottawa. Also the restaurant has the best hummus ever! Excellent hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for a night with a friend. We were originally 4 and then finally we were only 2, the staff didn't give us a hard time changing the reservation so last minute. The hotel is nice and clean, comfy beds. Great location, very close to everything

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm so happy we chose to stay at the Lord Elgin as opposed to the Chateau Laurier. The price was much more affordable and the room was very spacious. Check in was a breeze even though we arrived very late at night. We had to change our itinerary several times before arriving, but the staff was always very helpful and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located within a short walk of the Parliament Buildings, the National Gallery and shopping at the Rideau Centre and the ByWard Market, the hotel already gets points for location but more what is more important is the wonderfully friendly and accommodating service that the hotel provides. From friendly front-desk staff to room service to housekeeping -- everyone seems to be... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our room looked like something at a roadside motel. For this price, find something better. The main entrance is pretty but the rest of the hotel is very ill kept and dated. It clearly hasnt been updated in decades, so who knows what kind of moulds and grime are unseen. I dont trust that my pillow was remotely sanitary. It... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location for doing the sights. One of the few hotels where we had to use the valet parking but this proved to be very efficient and not too expensive. Check in very quick and straightforward and staff all very friendly and helpful.Excellent room with very comfortable bed. Too noisy to have window open and air-conditioning a little too efficient!... More

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meelker, General Manager at Lord Elgin, responded to this review

Dear Ness018, It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Ottawa and your stay at the Lord Elgin. We are sad to say that the Changing of the Guard ceremony is now finished for the summer; all of the staff will miss watching them each morning. The daily march is one of the highlights Ottawa has to... More

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Address: 100 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa > Byward Market Area
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lord Elgin 3.5*
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One of the nicest Ottawa hotels and ideally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa - directly across from Confederation Park and the National Arts Centre. The Lord Elgin Hotel - steps away from the Rideau Canal, Ottawa Congress Centre, Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa Rideau Centre.Guestrooms reflect Ottawa's elegance. From the tall picture windows, bold tulip inspired artwork, to Biedermeier style luxury furnishings, you cannot help but feel pampered. Ottawa hotel guests enjoy the lap pool with adjoining whirlpool, sauna and fitness. ... more   less 
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