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Social Events at Fairmont Château Laurier

Hold your celebration or social event at one of Ottawa’s most historic and renowned locations. We know special occasions. In fact, since opening in 1912, we’ve hosted memorable visits from some of the world’s leading figures. Our expert staff, breathtaking venues, and picture-perfect location offer everything you need for a memorable social event.

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Event Venues

Discover the perfect venue for your next celebration or social gathering in downtown Ottawa. With more than 36,000 square feet of function space and 16 rooms, our landmark hotel offers settings that will exceed the expectations of your guests.


Dating from 1912, the Renaissance-style ballroom features an 18-foot ceiling from which hang three spectacular crystal chandeliers. This Ballroom has welcomed Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana, numerous heads of state and many famed and infamous people alike. Soaring windows along one wall are reflected in the numerous mirrors surrounding the room and provide natural light for daytime events.
800 Guests5,886 sq. ft.

Adam Room

Fondly known as the "Wedgwood" or "Oval" Room, the Adam Room was named after the British architect Robert Adam, who made this style of decoration famous in the late 18th century. The Adam Room can best be described as breathtaking. It truly stands alone in the luxurious beauty and design of its sculpted ceiling and oval shape, enhanced by a magnificent entrance platform.
450 Guests5,170 sq. ft.

Laurier Room

The stunning Laurier Room features a 18-foot ceiling with gorgeous chandeliers, wall sconces, and Roman columns around the perimeter of the room. The cream and burgundy decor provides richness and warmth, making this the perfect venue for special events.
225 Guests2,886 sq. ft.
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Executive Chef David De Bernardi and his award-winning culinary team have curated a banquet menu featuring a wide range of options designed to meet your event’s needs.

Additional Information

Making Event Technology Effortless

Meetings, presentations, receptions, galas and special occasions are all about communication. From amplifying the human voice to providing a romantic soundtrack to underscore precious moments, Fairmont understands the key role that technology plays in communication.

To better meet our guests’ technology needs, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Encore, the certified leader in the conference service field, to offer the finest technology, creative expertise and quality assurance necessary to take your meetings to the next level.
Exclusive to Fairmont, Encore offers Event Technology Concierge Service, which brings a new level of technical coordination and expertise. This service ensures continuity and consistency – from initial planning to execution to closure – through a single point of contact for bright ideas, smart technology and successful meeting solutions.

Questions or Inquiries?
Contact: Anthony Howard, Director, Encore
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (613) 562-7061

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Weddings at Fairmont Château Laurier

Your dream wedding deserves a storybook setting in the heart of Canada’s elegant capital city. Our team of professionals can help you plan your special day.

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Meetings at Fairmont Château Laurier

Host your next successful meeting where historic elegance combines with state-of-the-art event technology and dynamic spaces. Discover meetings at Fairmont Château Laurier.