Lord Elgin Hotel Downtown Ottawa

100 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8
Tel: (613) 235-3333 Toll Free: 1-800-267-4298

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Lord Elgin Hotel Information

The Lord Elgin Ottawa resort has long been considered a landmark. Ideally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, directly across from Confederation Park and the National Arts Centre. Lord Elgin is steps away from the Rideau Canal, Ottawa Congress Centre, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa Rideau Centre, University of Ottawa and only 5 kilometers from Carleton University. Try the hundreds of dining choices on Elgin Street and in the nearby Byward Market.

Image of a guestroom at the Lord Elgin HotelRooms & Suites

Guestrooms reflect Ottawa's elegance. From the tall picture windows framed with rich toned window treatments, bold tulip inspired artwork, to Biedermeier style furnishings, you cannot help but feel pampered.
Please note, the Lord Elgin Hotel is entirely smoke-free.

Internet and local calls are offered for free in all our rooms!

Fitness Centre

Our Ottawa resort guests enjoy the lap pool with adjoining whirlpool, sauna, and varied fitness equipment in our Health Club, now open 24 hours a day (pool open from 6am - 10pm).

Image of Grill 41 RestaurantDining

Enjoy our NEW restaurant and lounge, Grill 41. Breakfast features an expansive buffet. Grill 41 Bar features a variety of libations and a place to relax. Room service is also available.


Image of meeting room at the Lord Elgin HotelFifteen meeting rooms offer a total of 13,000 square feet of Ottawa meeting space with wireless Hi-speed Internet.

Valet Parking

Should you bring your car, valet parking only is available at a charge of $30 per day (plus HST). Onsite parking is underground and limited to vehicles less than 1.8 m (6 ft.) in height. Oversized parking is limited, and is based on a first come, first serve basis.

Running, Walking & Cycling Paths

It is only natural that our National Capital Marathon in May and the Canada Army Run in September have their starting line at the front door of the Lord Elgin. The Hotel sits on the doorstep of the best running, cycling and skating routes along the Rideau Canal. Ask for the pdf icon Jogging Path Map (850 KB) on check-in or simply print it out from here to plan your route. There is no better way to take in the best of Ottawa.

Green Key 3-Key LogoGreen Key Certified hotel

Lord Elgin is a member of the Green Key Eco-Rating Program and has been certified with a 3-Key Rating.

Accessibility Policy

Lord Elgin Hotel is committed to eliminating barriers and improving accessibility for persons with disabilities in a manner that respects dignity, independence, integration and equality of opportunity. Lord Elgin Hotel permits persons with a disability to use their own assistive devices when accessing our goods or services. These assistive devices may include but are not limited to: support persons, service animals, communication aids, cognition aids, mobility aids and medical aids. The purposes of this policy is intended to meet the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and all related standards and regulations introduced under this legislation, ensuring that persons with disabilities are provided equal opportunities and standards of service. Read the complete Accessible Customer Service Policy Statement.

US Citizens

Effective June 1, 2009, U. S. Customs and Border Protection officials require that all travelers, including citizens of both Canada and the United States, present a valid passport, passport card, or WHTI compliant document when entering the U.S. through a land or sea border.

For more details and answers to any questions you may have, please click here.
Or see the following reference materials: pdf icon WHTI Factsheet and pdf icon WHTI Approved Border Crossing Documents.