Room type

Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Park View Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Park View Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Park View Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Elgin Class Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelLandmark Ottawa hotel across from Confederation Park

Near everything

Situated amid Elgin Street's restaurants and nightlife and 1 block from Rideau Canal, the landmark Lord Elgin Hotel is within 4 blocks of Parliament House and the Ottawa Congress Centre.

Indoor pool, sauna

Guests can swim laps in the pool, relax in the spa tub and sauna, or work out in the fitness center. An on-site bistro with outdoor patio serves all meals and also provides in-room dining.

Stately rooms

Rooms display Biedermeier-style furniture, tall picture windows with richly toned treatments, and baths with granite countertops. All have high-speed Internet access and pay movies.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This downtown Ottawa hotel enjoys an enviable location on bustling Elgin Street, surrounded by restaurants and nightlife and across the street from the National Arts Centre. Constructed in 1941 in the style of a French chateau, Lord Elgin Hotel offers many modern-day amenities including a bar/lounge, a sidewalk bistro serving Mediterranean cuisine, a Starbucks, and a 24-hour business center with two workstations and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Free wireless Internet access is also provided.

Onsite recreation is provided in a lap pool, spa tub, a sauna, spa services, and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel also houses over 43,000 square feet (4000 square meters) of meeting space and offers valet parking for a fee.

Lord Elgin Hotel is a smoke-free property. Fines apply for violations.

  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour health club
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Sauna
  • 24-hour business center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site
  • Conference space size (feet) - 13000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1170
  • Meeting rooms 15
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Television in lobby
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 11
  • Total number of rooms - 355
  • Year Built 1941
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Room service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Cable TV service
  • Pay movies
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Free toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
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Where to Eat

Grill 41 - Features a sidewalk patio overlooking Confederation Park. Mediterranean and North American cuisine. Extensive wine list and private dining room. A breakfast buffet with hot items, plus lunch, and dinner are served daily.

Starbucks - Full-service outlet with patio seating overlooking Confederation Park and the First Baptist Church. Open from early morning until early evening.

Room service - Available from early morning until late evening.

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Nearby Things to Do

Lord Elgin guests have complimentary use of an indoor lap pool, spa tub, sauna, and fitness center. Workout equipment includes treadmills, a stationary bike, an elliptical trainer, a strength-training machine, and free weights.

Seasonal festivals are held across the street in Confederate Park. One block away, Rideau Canal is a popular spot for winter ice skating and summer jogging and cycling. Seasonal boat tours are also offered on the canal.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 19 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same hotel / stay dates).

Pets allowed (no fees)

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 85
  • Deposit: CAD 75 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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