Château Laurier Fairmont Hotel, Ottawa

1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7, Canada (show on map)

Expert reviews

New York Times review:

“Château Laurier, now run by the Fairmont group, has for more than a century offered luxury accommodations in the heart of the city, just next door to Parliament and the Rideau Canal. Soaring turrets, Tiffany windows and grand ballrooms reflect its heritage as one of Canada’s grand railway hotels.”

Shortlisted in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Ottawa.

Lonely Planet review:

“By the Ottawa Locks, the city’s best-known hotel is a landmark in its own right. Built in 1912 to resemble a 16th-century French château, its 426 rooms and suites are predictably large and luxurious.”

Telegraph review:

“Named after Canada’s seventh prime minister Wilfrid Laurier, Fairmont Château Laurier has dominated the Ottawa skyline since opening in 1912. Its elegant corridors and grand ballrooms witness countless international events and celebrity guests, and the hotel is almost as recognisable as its neighbour, Parliament Hill.”

Guest rating

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4.3 out of 5.0

Ranked 6th in Ottawa


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All you need to know

Fairmont Château Laurier is located in the center of Downtown Ottawa, it is in the heart of where all the action happens. It is only a few minutes away from keep attractions such as the Parliament Buildings, National Gallery of Canada, Shaw Center and the National Arts Centre. The history-rich hotel rises above the Rideau Canal and is situated next to ByWard Market. While visiting, activities that can be partaken nearby include snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, rafting and golfing to name a few.

The hotel staff is friendly, professional and available 24 hours a day every day to help guests in every way including assisting with tour and ticket booking. To make the taste buds sing, guests can visit Wilfrid’s Restaurant for fresh, regional cuisine or newly renovated Zoé’s Lounge for Canadian-themed food. Work off the calories at the health club or swimming pool.

When not exploring the hotel or tourist attractions, guests can relax in comfortable rooms. All rooms include a work desk and windows that open to the outside in addition to having a TV with cable and paid movies, high-speed internet access and luxurious bedding. The en suite bathroom offers luxurious bathrobes.

Hotel Details
— 37 rooms
— Built in 1912
— French Renaissance style

Hotel Features
— Paid WiFi
— Restaurant
— Terrace
— Pets allowed
— Multilingual staff
— Bar and lounge
— Concierge services
— 24-hour front desk
— Express check out
— Business center
— Conference space
— Currency exchange services
— ATM cash machine on site
— Laundry service available
— Private parking
— Spa services including hot stone massages and Swedish massage
— Indoor swimming pool

Additional Info
— Check in begins at 4:00 PM
— Check out ends at 12:00 PM
— Minimum check-in age is 19 years old

1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7, Canada.


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