Lord Elgin

Ottawa, Canada

3 K reviews
Excellent city hotel. Close to Parliament. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • King-size Bed
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Lounge
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Wheelchair access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Bicycle Cellar
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Special Diet
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Set menu lunch
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Set menu dinner
    • Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Heated Pool(s)
100 Elgin Street K1P 5K8 Ottawa
0 ft to downtown


This comfortable hotel overlooks beautiful Confederation Park and is only one block from the historic Rideau Canal, which in the winter becomes the world’s longest skating rink. The hotel is well-located and is only a few blocks from Parliament Hill, the Rideau shopping centre, Canada’s National Gallery, museums, art galleries and further attractions, making it a great base for exploring the city’s sights. The town and tourist centres, as well as an array of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, are only a short walk from the hotel. A fantastic beach, a peaceful wood, and the Foret La Rose cross-country skiing area can all be reached within some 15 minutes. The nearest public transport stop is located directly in front of the hotel and the nearest bus and train stations are less than 20 minutes away.


This hotel was built in 1941. Travellers can feel at home in one of the 355 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access (no extra charge) is available to travellers in the public areas. The accommodation offers a number of facilities for guests with disabilities. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Travellers can also use the bicycle storage facilities. Additional services include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms also feature a terrace for relaxation. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed, a queen-size bed or a king-size bed. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The establishment features various options for cooling off on hot days, including a pool and an indoor pool. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. A range of options are available, including a gym, a spa, a sauna and massage treatments. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


Travellers can choose options including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent food court. Hotel location amazing. Location is terrific.

    "Good location, close to public transport." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff were amazing. Amazing concierge staff. Welcoming reception staff.

    "Friendly and professional service, with great housekeeping and acceptable waitstaff." "Great valet service." "Great concierge service." "Room service is average." "Average tour guide."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Ac worked great. Cracked bath tub. Stained bed linens.

    "Okay-sized rooms with good views." "Small but relatively clean bathrooms." "Poorly-maintained rooms with inadequate A/C and bad minibars." "Outdated rooms with substandard TVs, kitchenettes and furnishings." "Great shower."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Internet worked well. Reasonable internet prices. Free WIFI.

    "WiFi is decent and okay-priced."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast can be improved"

    No continental breakfast. Bland eggs. No breakfast offered.

    "Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast."

  • Value for money
    "Value for money could be better"

    Gnocchi not worth. Paying for wi fi. Felt like I was paying for.

    "Value for money could be better." "Pricey breakfast and dining." "Internet is affordable."