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Lord Elgin

3.5 of 5 100 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8, Canada
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Yellowknife, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My 3 night & 4 day stay at the lovely Lord Elgin was spectacular! I was even called to inform the pool was being renovated before my trip... and offered the neighbours pool once arrived. Staff in all instances were extremely kind, friendly and offered great service! My stay was excellent!!! and ... a bonus .. the hotel is spectacular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Despite the fact that the Lord Elgin is showing it's age in some aspects (wallpaper in room VERY dated), all other aspects of the hotel were great. The staff at the front desk, the parking valet - everything - excellent! The LE is also close to everything downtown. Check them out next time you are in Ottawa.

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Pembroke
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went for the night with 3 other women on a Saturday night. It was easy very easy to drive to. The staff were so very friendly and helpful. It was an absolute beautiful evening so we were able to enjoy a wonderful evening on the Rideau canal skating. The only unfortunate part about the hotel is that their pool... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed jan 17, 2015 Just a quick getaway for a night Easy to find, a little challenging to reach the front entrance due to one way streets but oh well. We chose valet parking which was super convenient The check in was super fast, room was very nice , bed uber comfortable Would return in a heart beat Very... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel was lovely very clean and staff helpful. Rooms small when four sharing and not enough towels although easily attainable from housekeeping. Parking was very expensive $28 plus tax a day and you could not have access to your vehicle if you needed something unless brought up or they got it for you which could take 15-20 minutes. No rooms... More 

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Malone, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Lord Elgin January 16th and the 17th of January 2015. The staff went beyond their normal duties of welcoming guests. We needed helped with cross country skiing sites. The went and gave us all the information,plus local skiing parks. Frank, Brian and Megan (in the 41 Grill) were a pleasure to deal with. True ambassadors of... More 

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

Dear Suzy827, That's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that everyone at the hotel was able to help make your stay a great one. I will make sure to pass along this review to the staff in our restaurant as I know they will be happy to hear your kind words. Best regards,... More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel was built in 1941 (says the cornerstone) and shares architectural features with the much more upscale Chateau Laurier. It's well-situated for walkers, being 10-20 minutes from Parliament Hill, the University of Ottawa, the Byward Market, and the dozens of good restaurants in the neighbourhood. The staff are pleasant, efficient and well-informed. A week before we flew to Ottawa... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback 2violiststravelling. It sounds like you had a great stay with us! The Lord Elgin Hotel and the Chateau Laurier were actually designed by the same person, and both buildings certainly add to the beauty of the downtown area. Many people who travel to Ottawa enjoy the ease of access that our location gives them to... More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a January wedding, we had several guests coming from out of town. The Lord Elgin Hotel was chosen because of its great location and ease of access. It was suggested that we could use the private dining room so that everyone could talk at leisure without disturbing the other guests. It really was a fantastic experience. The staff went... More 

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

We love to hear that Lord Elgin is living up to our patron’s expectations, and we plan to keep it that way. I know that weddings can be a whirlwind of activity and hectic schedules, and I'm very pleased to hear that all of the staff you encountered were able to help make this special occasion as great as possible!... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the older Ottawa hotels in a prime central location but still good. Rooms were spacious , clean and comfortable. Free WiFi which is very important. All facilities there. Lobby slightly dark and dull but comfortable seating area near a fire - essential when the temperature outside was minus 25C. ATM in the lobby which is good. Food could... More 

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

Dear Tony M, I am happy to hear that you were able to warm yourself by our fireplace after exploring Ottawa; it is certainly a relief after being outside in -20 or below to be sure! I do hope that we will have the pleasure of hosting you again should your travels bring you back to Canada! Safe travels and... More 

Toronto
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88 reviews 88 reviews
9 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lord Elgin has been an institution in Ottawa for decades. Conveniently and centrally located in relation to Parliament Hill, the Rideau Centre, Byward Market, National Arts Centre and most any government or business office in downtown Ottawa, it is the hotel of choice for public agencies and is well used as a venue for meetings and conferences. The hotel... More 

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

Thank you so much for the review MargotRudy! We love to hear from guests what they enjoy most about their stay with us, and you have neatly summed it up in just a few sentences. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind regards, David Smythe General Manager 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lord Elgin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 355
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#13 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#15 Family Hotel in Ottawa
#15 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa

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