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Lord Elgin

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All newly renovated - 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 and beautiful marble-tiled washrooms, you cannot help but feel pampered. Ottawa hotel guests enjoy the lap pool with adjoining whirlpool, sauna and fitness and Starbucks on-site.
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Non-smoking hotel
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Easy location to get to despite construction downtown Ottawa. Comfortable rooms; great service and very friendly staff. Enjoyed valet parking and Starbucks Coffee location on site. On site restaurant very good as well.
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Response from DSmytheLE, General Manager at Lord Elgin
Responded yesterday
Dear John S, It really is great to hear from our guests directly! That's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to have the pleasure of your return visit the next time you are in Ottawa! Best, David Smythe General Manager
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Hotel's Favourite
Perfect stay! Staff was in a good mood and that is always a good sign... I got super treatment and an upgrade at that.. Rooms and servies perfect. Great gym with area to do your own personal training, lots of gear, pool, hot tub, sauna in shower room with lockers.. Jogging trail
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Response from DSmytheLE, General Manager at Lord Elgin
Responded 11 Jan 2019
Dear Supergenki, Thank you for the excellent review! We love to hear from our 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, David Smythe General Manager
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We stayed at the Lord Elgin in February for a few days to skate on the Rideau. It is directly across the street from Confederation Park and in very close proximity to the skateway. Great service from the parking to the front desk to the room. Room was clean and bed was
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Response from DSmytheLE, General Manager at Lord Elgin
Responded yesterday
Dear StLawrenceRiverRat, I’m delighted to hear you enjoyed your accommodations and that's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that you will be back. We shall look forward to next time! Best, David Smythe General Manager
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My husband and I stayed weekend in March and found the location very convenient for walking to the Market area, restaurants, Rideau Centre and canal. Free underground parking on weekends across the street at City Hall. Room was renovated however queen bed felt like a double
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Response from DSmytheLE, General Manager at Lord Elgin
Responded yesterday
Dear sandy15, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay with us, it sounds like you were able to take advantage of our location to really get out there and explore the city! I just checked with our Grill 41 as to what the Monk's coffee was and I admit, it sounds pretty great! We do hope to see you again should your travels bring you back to Ottawa! Best, David Smythe General Manager
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Stayed for a night to meet up with a cousin that was coming to Ottawa for training. They were able to book us in rooms that were deside each other and were very accommodating. Bed was super comfy and the hotel was centrally located and made it easy to take in some sights and
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The Rideau Suite at the Lord Elgin
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The Park View Double Queen Room at the Lord Elgin
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The Corner View Queen Suite at the Lord Elgin
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The Churchill Queen Suite at the Lord Elgin
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Beautiful corner room with views of Confederation Park and Elgin Street and War Memorial
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Are you dog friendly? Thanks
The Lord Elgin Hotel used to be a pet friendly hotel, however after our 2016 renovations were completed that is no longer the case. We of course will still accommodate guests travelling with their services animals.
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How far is winterlude festival from the hotel ?
The Winterlude festival takes place at several locations, both at Jacques Cartier Park (across the river) and the Confederation Park (right in front of the hotel). There is a shuttle bus that goes across the bridge to ferry people to/from either site.
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do you have accomadations for motorcycle parking?
Yes, we can valet your motorcycle, or have you part it yourself in the garage.
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We prefer to have a kettle. Is that possible?
Dear WEQueen, We used to have kettle, but now we provide our guess with a thermos of hot water for tea and such on request. Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin
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Hi Patricia, We have very few, and you may request one. Thank you, David Smythe General Manager Lord Elgin Hotel
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"Rooms overlooking the park and canal are delightful."
"Rooms on the North East side have the best view. Rooms with king size bed are larger."
"Ask for a free upgrade to a view of the park or pay the extra $10 per night, it is well worth it."
"Rooms which face the street are brighter, and one can watch a parade from inside, if such an event is taking place."
"Stay somewhere else."
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PRICE RANGE
US$121 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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lord elgin hotel ottawalord elgin ottawa
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
355
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