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Lord Elgin

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We travelled to Ottawa to take in the Tragically Hip concert and stayed at the Lord Elgin. The hotel is in a great location, close to the Parliament buildings, shopping, the Rideau Canal. Although it is undergoing a major renovation, we really didn't hear anything. Guests don't stay on the floors being upgraded. The room was big and we had... More 

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Lakefield, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonerdful staff, extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Stayed in newly renovated room and was comfortable and quiet. Food was average but staff couldn't be more accommodating. Enjoyed the Starbucks right off the lobby.Location was excellent for sightseeing most of the major attractions. Within walking distance of the Hill, etc.

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Brampton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Check In My trip was paid for upfront by a company credit card and I was told that I would need to provide my credit card information for incidentals but nothing would be charged/held. I got the hotel and it took them 10 minutes to find my reservation (the front desk person was fairly adamant that I didn't have a... More 

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lord Elgin was a great place to stay on our visit to Ottawa. Most of the things we wanted to see were within walking distance and that was very appealing. The hotel was clean and the staff were friendly.

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

Dear Jennifer M, We love to hear that the Lord Elgin is living up to our patron’s expectations, and we plan to keep it that way! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Until then, safe travels! Sincerely, David Smythe General Manager More 

Regina, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently went to Ottawa for the first time, and wanted a centrally located place where we would walk to most of the major sites. The Lord Elgin is your place. The hotel is located on Elgin and is a short three block walk to Parliament Hill, close to Byward Market and a very vibrate nightlife scene. The hotel itself... More 

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

Dear Darla J, I’m delighted to hear about all of the wonderful things you experienced while on your stay here and want to thank you for sharing all of the things that made your stay wonderful with us and other users. We will certainly share your feedback with Christopher and the team, who love to know when they make a... More 

Prescott Valley, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice accommodations, friendly and helpful staff. Great location close to several attractions. There were many activities and attractions within walking distance. Variety of restaurants within walking distance. We experienced the "northern lights light show at the Parliament building as well as the changing of the guard. The hop on hop off bus should not be missed.

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

Dear jaslts_js, We’re thrilled to hear you and your friends had an excellent time at our hotel. Thank you for sharing all of the things that made your stay wonderful with us and other users. We hope to see you again when you are next in town! Sincerely, David Smythe General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed our stay (4 nights). The hotel is elegant and the location is perfect for visitors staying in the inner city. The front desk and valet staff were friendly, courteous and ready to help us with any question.

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

Thank you for the feedback 536bertc. It sounds like you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Ottawa! Best regards, David Smythe General Manager More 

Aldershot
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel I£ a beautiful building, the public areas have an elegance, staff are helpful. Our room was large, well furnished with a lovely comfortable bed. The hotel is well situated for exploring Ottawa. If you are around at 9.45ish be sure to watch the guards marching past. I am glad to say the building work didn't effect us at... More 

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

Dear Denise B, Thanks for your kind review and for sharing all of your local tips. 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! Best regards, David Smythe General Manager More 

Bridgewater, Canada
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had to book one night through Expedia as we changed our travel plans and the hotel had no rooms . Our first room was Room 916. It was a newly renovated room. Nicely finished and updated. Great view of Confederation park! They did forget to install a shelf in the new shower to hold your soap/shampoo etc. Only one... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Lord Elgin hotel. The lobby and exterior are quite impressive. The location is perfect - just a short walk to lots of great tourist attractions. They are currently renovating their rooms and giving them a much needed update. We were given a sneak peek into what the finished rooms will look like and we... More 

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

Thank you so much for the review Heather H! 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! Sincerely, David Smythe General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Grill 41
Grill 41
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Landmark Hotel in heart of downtown Ottawa: ideally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa - directly across from Confederation Park, the National Arts Centre and steps away from Byward Market, Rideau Canal, Ottawa Shaw 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 and Starbucks on-site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lord Elgin

Address: 100 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $133 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lord Elgin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 355
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Also Known As:
Lord Elgin Hotel Ottawa
Lord Elgin Ottawa
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#14 Family Hotel in Ottawa
#16 Business Hotel in Ottawa
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