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Chateau Laurier daytime

Welcome to Fairmont Château Laurier

Stay in a historical icon in the heart of Canada’s capital city, just down the street from Parliament Hill. Retreat to the distinguished elegance of our luxury accommodations in one of the nation’s most recognizable landmarks. Experience the pulse of the city from our unparalleled location in Ottawa’s dynamic downtown core. For over 110 years, we’ve welcomed guests from around the world to our grand castle overlooking the Ottawa River.

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The Ideal Ottawa Location

Discover history, culture, and local flavour in downtown Ottawa. With the ByWard Market on one side and the Rideau Canal locks on the other, you’ll be minutes from incredible dining, nightlife, and world-famous landmarks like the National Gallery of Canada, Parliament Hill, and much more. Ottawa has it all, with year-round entertainment and activities for all ages.

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A Culinary Capital

Award-winning restaurants with seasonally inspired chef’s menus. Handcrafted cocktails on Ottawa’s most scenic patio. Traditional afternoon tea with a modern twist. Whatever you’re craving, our innovative restaurants offer something for everyone.

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Fairytale Weddings

What better place to host your storybook wedding than a castle in one of Canada’s most historic and elegant cities? Our French-style château provides the ideal wedding backdrop. Let our team of events specialists make sure your day is picture-perfect.

Explore the World of Fairmont Château Laurier

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Discover Fairmont Gold

Reward yourself with a Fairmont Gold Experience at Fairmont Château Laurier. Enjoy exclusive access to our Fairmont Gold Lounge, personalized concierge service, and much more.

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Exclusive Ottawa Offers

We make it easy to explore Ottawa with our packages and special rates. Extend your stay or book a romantic celebration for someone special.

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Health & Wellness

Enjoy complimentary access to the Health Club & Pool during your stay. Work up a sweat on cutting-edge equipment or unwind with a relaxing massage.

Fairmont Château Laurier

Casino Lac-Leamy

The Casino du Lac-Leamy has an impressive variety of entertainment for everyone!

Walking Distance: 52 minutes
Ottawa's Commissioners Park

Filled with a breathtaking display of over 250,000 tulips in April and May, Commissioners Park is home to gorgeous gardens and scenic pathways around Dows Lake.

Walking Distance: 54 minutes
Rideau Lock

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal Locks are an important part of Canadian history and a marvellous feat of engineering.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
Nordik Spa-Nature

Indulge in magnificent Scandinavian baths at Le Nordik Nature Spa.

Rideau Canal

The only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Ontario, Rideau Canal opened in 1832 as a strategic shipping channel in the event of war with the United States.

Gatineau Park

In Gatineau Park the National Capital Commission protects plants and animals and manages facilities and trails so that the public may enjoy outdoor activities in every season.

CF Rideau Centre

Rideau Centre is Ottawa’s largest shopping mall with over 180 shops and services.

Walking Distance: 5 minutes
Canadian Museum of History

The Canadian Museum of History brings Canada’s past and present to life.

Walking Distance: 21 minutes
Canadian Museum of Nature

Explore our natural past, present and future at the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Walking Distance: 22 minutes
Canadian War Museum

The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history and one of the world’s most respected museums for the study and understanding of armed conflict.

Walking Distance: 28 minutes
Canadian Children's Museum

A museum for kids in Gatineau, Quebec’s Canadian Museum of History, this is one of Ottawa’s most popular attractions and a perfect place to spend time with little ones as they learn about the world.

Walking Distance: 20 minutes
Canada Science and Technology Museum

The Canada Science and Technology Museum is a national museum dedicated to promoting the stories of Canadian innovation in science and technology.

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

The world’s only working farm in the heart of a capital city. Learn about the importance of Canadian agriculture from past to present.

Centre Canadian Tire

Home to the Ottawa Senators of the NHL, this multipurpose arena and state-of-the-art entertainment facility is also the site of Ottawa’s biggest concerts.

TD Place

TD Place is Ottawa’s exciting new urban sports and entertainment destination.

Walking Distance: 44 minutes
La Baie Park

Home to Canada’s largest hot air balloon festival for a sight to be seen and tons of activities!

Lebreton Flats

Home to the RBC Bluesfest, one of the largest international music events in the world!

Walking Distance: 28 minutes
Winterlude - Confederation Park

Marvel at majestic snow sculptures and at the glittering ice sculptures or take in a spectacular fire show.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes
TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is a multi-week outdoor music festival.

Walking Distance: 15 minutes
Ottawa Art Gallery

Featuring the very best of Ottawa-Gatineau artists and a variety of Canadian creators, Ottawa Art Gallery features a growing permanent collection and fascinating exhibitions.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes
National Art Centre

The National Arts Center, Canada’s preeminent showcase for the performing arts, is home to the world-renowned NAC Orchestra and presents a diverse, bilingual program, including theatre, dance, and variety.

Walking Distance: 5 minutes
National Gallery of Canada

With more than 65,000 works of art, the gallery includes works by international and Canadian artists, including the Group of Seven, whose early 20th-century European Impressionist landscape works gained international recognition.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes
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