For two weeks in February Ottawa is transformed into a celebration of all things snowy and frozen for the Winterlude festival. The iconic Rideau Canal Skateway hosts a variety of events and you’ll find the Snowflake Kingdom in Jacques Cartier Park.
Featuring an array of picturesque parks, world-class museums and grand Victorian architecture, Ottawa is a vibrant cosmopolitan capital city. Ottawa is also home to the Rideau Canal which doubles as a boating canal in the summer and the world’s longest skating rink during the winter.
For easy access to the heart of downtown our selections of Ottawa hotels are just the ticket.
A centrally located modern hotel, just a few minutes walk from Parliament Hill, this is a great base from which to explore Ottawa. There is an indoor pool and fitness centre, plus the lively LIFT Bar where you can relax after a days sightseeing.
This is a landmark hotel with its magnificent limestone turrets reflecs the confidence, dignity and style of the thriving capital city. Located in the heart of Ottawa, overlooking the Rideau Canal and just minutes away from Parliament Buildings and National Gallery of Canada.
One of the most centrally-located hotels in Downtown Ottawa, Lord Elgin is just a stone’s throw away from the city’s top sights, including Confederation Park, Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal. Now over 75 years old, the hotel retains Ottawa’s architectural history with a classic limestone exterior and chateau-style roof.