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Rooms and Suites at Fairmont Chateau Laurier

From 269 USD
Fairmont Room

Fairmont Room ( 280ft2 )

The Fairmont Room offers a delightful stay with lavish amenities and friendly service. It boasts a comfortable King, Queen, or Double bed, ensuring a luxurious

From 306 USD
Fairmont View Room

Fairmont View Room ( 280ft2 )

The Fairmont View Room presents breathtaking vistas of Canada's Parliament Buildings and the Rideau Canal Locks. It offers the choice of One King, One Queen,

From 349 USD
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ( 398ft2 )

The Deluxe Room is a spacious accommodation perfect for families or long-term guests. It consists of a sitting area and a separate sleeping area. You

From 349 USD
Deluxe View Room

Deluxe View Room ( 398ft2 )

Deluxe View Rooms are spacious accommodations with stunning views of Canada's Parliament Buildings. They are perfect for families or guests staying long-term. These rooms feature

From 426 USD
Junior Suite

Junior Suite ( 549ft2 )

The Junior Suite, spanning an impressive 550 square feet (46 square meters), offers a delightful blend of comfort and space. Situated on floors 2 to

From 442 USD
Fairmont Gold Room

Fairmont Gold Room ( 323ft2 )

Fairmont Gold rooms, located on the 3rd and 4th floors, have been meticulously designed to provide an atmosphere of ultimate elegance and convenience. With a

From 460 USD
Large Fairmont Gold Room

Large Fairmont Gold Room ( 377ft2 )

Experience the ultimate in elegance and convenience with the Large Fairmont Gold Room. Designed to provide luxurious comfort, this spacious accommodation is perfect for extended

From 677 USD
Fairmont Gold Suite

Fairmont Gold Suite ( 549ft2 )

The Fairmont Gold Suite offers various types of suites, including Executive Suites. These suites are located on the 3rd and 4th floors and come with

From 722 USD
Corner Suite

Corner Suite ( 614ft2 )

The Corner Suite is a spacious and brightly lit room located in Ottawa. It is designed to offer both comfort and elegance, making it ideal

Fairmont Chateau Laurier

The Fairmont Chateau Laurier is an iconic hotel in Ottawa, Canada. This grand hotel has welcomed royalty, celebrities, and politicians since its opening in 1912. Moreover, with its stunning architecture and prime location, it has earned its reputation as one of the most luxurious hotels in Canada. Our review will provide you with all the information you need to know about this hotel.

Overview

Fairmont Chateau Laurier is in downtown Ottawa's heart on Rideau Street. It is an iconic hotel that has served as a landmark of the city since it opened. Moreover, its striking exterior with its copper roof, dormer windows, and architectural marvel stands out among the skyline of Ottawa.

This hotel is named after Canada's 7th Prime Minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. He played a significant role in Canada's history. The hotel was also a favorite of many political figures. Winston Churchill stayed here during World War II. It also hosted many important events, including the 1949 signing of the North Atlantic Treaty.

In 1903, during an elegant era, American Charles Melville Hays, head of Canada's Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, established Ottawa's leading hotel.

The hotel is also in a prime location for those who wish to visit the many attractions of this city. Visitors can walk to Parliament Hill and see the Parliament Buildings and the Rideau Canal Locks. The Byward Market is also nearby. It is one of Ottawa's top tourist attractions.

There is also a range of luxurious accommodations. These include Fairmont Gold Rooms and Junior Suites. Moreover, the rooms feature plush bedding and fine linens. They also have modern amenities. Besides, Fairmont Gold guests have access to an exclusive lounge. They can also take advantage of free breakfasts.

The hotel also offers a variety of excellent restaurants. Wilfrid's restaurant serves modern Canadian cuisine. And in the hotel's atrium, Zoe's Lounge is a favorite spot to enjoy afternoon tea. The hotel also offers a 24-hour front desk, an indoor pool, a fitness center, and spa services.

Location

Fairmont Chateau Laurier is right in Ottawa's heart. It is within easy walking distance of numerous attractions like the National Gallery of Canada. These include museums, restaurants, and shops. The hotel is also located within a short distance of Rideau Canal, CF Rideau Centre, and the Ottawa River. This hotel also makes an excellent choice for business or leisure travelers. Ottawa International Airport is about 10 miles south of the hotel.

Service and Facilities

The service is as friendly as a small boutique hotel. Moreover, the lower-level health club has the latest fitness equipment and free weights. A personal trainer is also available upon request. There is no spa, but massages are available. The health club has a 60-foot Art Deco pool with a nautical theme.

Rooms

There are 426 guest rooms and suites. All have a tremendous old-fashioned feel. They also feature elegant lamps and heavy drapes. Besides, the furniture is solid, with desks, cupboards, and maple nightstands. Traditional style enhances the rich textures and colors. Some rooms also feature taupes, soft grays, or bright green and blue stripes.

The standard guest room features modern amenities. These include flat-screen televisions, Nespresso machines, radio alarm clocks, and Wi-Fi. Moreover, the views are of the canal, the city, an inner courtyard, or Major's Hill Park. The bathrooms in this category are small but bright and clean and have a walk-in shower and a built-in make-up mirror.

Dining

Wilfrid's restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can also sink into plump chairs and enjoy stuffed quail and prime rib dishes. Breakfast includes skillets and daily smoothies. The menu also features a spicy shakshuka. Moreover, you can enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the sleek, chic Zoe's restaurant. They serve cocktails at 5 pm. There are also more casual options. These include charcuterie plates and cheeses, and lobster rolls. Room service is also available.

Zoe's

Zoe's is famous for their regional cuisine, cocktail creations, and Afternoon Tea. It is also Ottawa's most famous restaurant. It is also renowned for its stylish decor, lively atmosphere, and innovative menu.

Wilfrid's

Here, the executive Chef and his team of chefs are known for the superb variety of Canadian regional cuisine.

La Terrasse

Ottawa's finest patio offers incredible views from the Chateau. However, it is only open in the summer. It provides a great view of the Parliament Buildings and the Gatineau Hills. On a summer night, this secret gem offers a lovely sunset.

Spa and Wellness

The Health Club offers massages in a range of styles. These include Swedish massage, acupressure, and sports therapy. Showers and towels for men and women are also available in the locker rooms. Please make an appointment. Thai Yoga, hot stone therapy, and other treatments are also available at an extra cost.

Moreover, fitness equipment such as free weights and weight lifting equipment are available in the fitness center. Cardiovascular machines have individual televisions. There are also relaxation rooms with books and private training rooms. Besides, the health club is next to the indoor swimming pool. The health club and fitness center are open from 6 am to 10 pm.

Kids

The hotel offers a variety of services for children. These include coloring books, kid-sized towels, and kids' menus. Moreover, the Rideau Canal, the world's longest outdoor ice rink and the largest pool in Canada, is located directly in front of this hotel. Guests can also enjoy relaxing at the swimming pool with their family. Or they can go skating together on the ice.

Event Space

Fairmont Château Laurier offers venues that can host weddings for 25-800 guests. This Renaissance-style ballroom features crystal chandeliers with 18-foot ceilings. Moreover, Princess Diana and many other heads of state have hosted events in this room. Also available is the Laurier Room. It has an outdoor terrace and views over the canal, river, and Parliament Hill. There is also a planner on site. Such one helps to coordinate the vendors, guest requirements, and timelines throughout an event.

Takeaway

As one of Ottawa's most iconic buildings, the Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel has a rich history. The hotel has a magnificent Downtown Ottawa setting near Union Station. It overlooks the Rideau Canal and Parliament Hill. Moreover, it boasts 426 rooms and suites. Additionally, the hotel is home to exceptional restaurants and bars, a health club, and an indoor pool.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Since 1912 this luxury hotel has been an icon in Ottawa. Just steps from Rideau Canal, this castle hotel offers easy access to explore the city.
  • Make sure to make the 30-minute castle tour to learn about the history and stories from the past.
  • Join the traditional Afternoon Tea at Zoe´s Lounge and have the choice between 35 different teas.
Rooms
  • 426
Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Spa
Hotel Style
Casual
Experience
  • Culture
  • City Vibe
Facilities
Pet Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible, Connecting Rooms

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