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Lord Elgin

#18 of 68 Hotels in Ottawa
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100 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall my stay was excellent. The Bell boys and girls were exceptional! I would stay at the Lord Elgin again. It is centrally located. The Hop on Hop off bus stop is just a short walk away. Parliament buildings, art gallery, archives etc are all within walking distance. There are many restaurants to choose from and the Rideau Canal presents... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lord Elgin is a classic old hotel, with heavy stonework and wood detailing all around. The room I had was, however, very modern with up to date amenities and styling. Probably the best feature is its location, less than a minute walk to the tomb of the unknown soldier, the Rideau canal and parliament hill. The Ottawa Market is... More 

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Celle, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

top class hotel in the center of Ottawa close to all the main tourist attractions and public transport links . nicely furnished rooms a top nights sleep is after all a must after a long flight . and you will sleep well in the lord Elgin . I have stayed in quite a few other hotels in Ottawa and the... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The marathon was taking place the weekend we stayed at the hotel, so that understandably caused extra traffic, noise, etc. The first thing you should be aware of is there is only valet parking, nothing close. My partner & I travel with our children and that was problematic getting all our belongings into the room. A luggage cart was not... More 

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Simcoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lord Elgin is as elegant inside as it is so stately viewed from outside. The staff service was wonderful, friendly, professional, but with sincere smiles and genuine care, every one of them. The room was comfortable and relaxing, with all the amenities. Wonderful location, steps from parliament, 10-15 min. walk from the byward market and shopping centres, situated across... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While the location is ok, the hotel is in poor repair and guests are at the mercy of poorly trained staff. Upon checkin, the welcome package from our hosts was "lost" until we insisted the front desk search harder. They found it but after considerable time and disorganization. We changed rooms initially to avoid the loud, clanking noise of the... More 

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Williston, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lord Elgin Hotel was in a perfect location for touring Ottawa by foot or bike. It is right near the extensive well maintained and beautiful bike paths along the canals parks and rivers. The hotel stored our bikes inside the hotel. The staff was very helpful and Courteous. Ottawa is a small safe and beautiful city. The tulips were... More 

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Picton, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed several years back with family and remember the room being very small. For one person, the room and bed were fine and clean. Parking is a bit inconvenient since it is either valet or find offsite parking yourself. The food during our evening and day meetings was extremely good and the small pool and hot tub fine.... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from Ottawa where we stayed at the Lord Elgin hotel. It was great. The price was very reasonable. The location was the best. and the room, facilities, the were impeccable and the warmth of the staff made our stay delightful. For bonuses, they had a great hot tub and a nice terrace section of their restaurant where you... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had nothing but problems with this place. A room was booked here for us as a Christmas Gift and it was the worst gift I've ever gotten. The front desk person was clueless and rude and we didn't have any of our issues resolved until we demanded to see a manager. We had problems not once, not twice, but... More 

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