Fairmont Chateau Laurier

1 Rideau St Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7


Ottawa: Downtown

Hotel DescriptionHotel AmenitiesDining Options

Hotel Description

429 rooms, 6 floors

The Fairmont Chateau Laurier offers the utmost in elegance and traditional style. The hotels architecture and eye-catching turrets lend it an air of regality.

For onsite recreation, the hotel houses a Health Club complete with indoor swimming pool, fitness facilities, locker rooms, and massage services by appointment. There is a full service spa located across the street from the hotel. For fine dining, Wilfrids restaurant serves Canadian cuisine in an elegant dining room. Zoes Lounge offers light fare, afternoon tea, Sunday brunch, and jazz on the weekends. During the summer, guests can enjoy outdoor dining at La Terrasse. For added convenience, this hotel offers ample meeting and function space, a business center, babysitting, concierge services, a gift shop, laundry services, parking, safe deposit boxes, and wireless internet access (fee) in the lobby. The hotel allows pets less than 25 pounds, but restrictions apply. If you plan to bring your pet, please contact the hotel before your arrival to confirm the current pet policy.

There are 429 rooms, including 31 suites, on six floors. There are seven rooms equipped for physically challenged guests. Every guestroom offers air-conditioning, alarm clock radio, bathrobe, television with pay-per-view movies, hairdryer, minibar, dataport telephone with voicemail, and a desk.

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Hotel Amenities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Dry cleaning*
  • Executive floor
  • Wi Fi Connection
  • Interior corridor access to rooms
  • Room service
  • Pets allowed
  • Private dining for groups
  • Health Club
  • Indoor Pool
  • Swimming pool


  • Data port
  • Non-smoking only
  • Accessible room
  • Family/oversized room


  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Onsite convention services

Dining Options

Wilfrid's Restaurant: Located within the elegant walls of Fairmont Château Laurier, Wilfrid's is an award-winning restaurant in Ottawa offering a wide selection of culinary creations. Our Executive Chef and his team are famous for their superb selection of regional Canadian cuisine. This beautiful dining room offers wonderful views of the Parliament Buildings and the Rideau Locks.

La Terrasse: Fairmont Château Laurier can boast about having the most beautiful patio in Ottawa! With its beautiful views of the Parliament Buildings and the Rideau Canal, La Terrasse will please all ages! There is also live entertainment every Thursday and Saturday. Please note that La Terrasse is closed for the season and will reopen at the end of June 2013.

Zoe's Lounge: Our stylish lounge was named after Sir Wilfrid Laurier's beloved wife. Zoé Laurier Lafontaine was a young piano teacher known for her kindness, simplicity and most of all her big heart. She would have been proud to visit her namesake, which is now Ottawa's most stylish and elegant lounge with its chic decor, glowing chandeliers, and a beautiful glass adorned atrium. Zoé's Lounge features live entertainment and is famous for its light fare menu, freshly prepared vintage cocktails and its wonderful Afternoon Tea.

Nearby Attractions

  • Rideau Hall Km - 2 Mi / 3 Km
  • Ottawa Convention Center Km - 0 Mi / 1 Km
  • Parliament Buildings Km - 0 Mi / 0 Km
  • Royal Canadian Mint Km - 0 Mi / 0 Km
  • Rideau Canal Km - 0 Mi / 1 Km
  • National Gallery Of Canada Km - 1 Mi / 2 Km
  • YOW - 7 Mi / 11 Km
  • Capital Golf Course Golf-hylands Golf Club Golf-ottawa Hunt And Golf Club
  • XDS - 10 Mi / 16 Km

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Note: Unless otherwise noted, the rates shown above do not include (if applicable) Extra Person Fees (Opens in a new window), Child Fees (Opens in a new window), Additional Mandatory Hotel Charges (Opens in a new window) or optional incidentals, such as parking, room service or movies.