Welcome to
Fairmont Château Laurier

We’ve missed you all and are thrilled to welcome our friends, family and community back to the hotel. We respect the trust you place in us each time you visit Fairmont Château Laurier. 

Welcoming, safeguarding and taking care of others is at the very heart of what we do and who we are. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have partnered with top experts to implement new standards of safety and enhanced operational protocols and procedures which are among the most stringent in the hospitality industry. 

To learn more about the extensive measures we are taking along each step of the guest journey, visit ALLSafeandWell.com.

Known as Ottawa's Castle, Fairmont Château Laurier is located in the center of downtown Ottawa, and is minutes from its biggest attractions including: The Parliament Buildings, Rideau Canal, ByWard Market, National Gallery of Canada, Shaw Center, and the National Arts Centre.

This landmark hotel has recently completed a multi-million dollar revitalization, which includes a renovated lobby lounge and refreshed guest rooms - a modern addition to the regal elegance that is synonymous with the hotel.

Our updates also include re-imagined Fairmont Gold rooms, suites and exclusive lounge, further solidifying Fairmont Château Laurier as Ottawa’s best luxury hotel. Fairmont Gold has expanded to 69 rooms and suites, complete with modern details, including upgraded HDTV’s and WiFi.

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From cozy Fairmont Rooms to opulent suites, Fairmont Château Laurier provides luxury accommodations in a magnificent downtown Ottawa setting. Please note Fairmont Gold is temporarily closed.


  • The closest airport to Fairmont Château Laurier is Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier Airport (YOW).
  • Driving directions from the Ottawa International Airport:

    Follow the Airport Parkway which becomes Bronson Avenue.
    Turn right onto Colonel By Drive at the Rideau Canal.
    Follow Colonel By Drive to Rideau Street.
    Turn left onto Rideau Street.
    Fairmont Château Laurier is immediately on the right.

  • Valet Parking is temporarily closed until further notice. Self-parking is available with in/out privileges.

    On-site Self-Parking Rates:
    $25 CAD* every 3 hours.
    $40 CAD* Daily Rate.

    *Pricing is subject to change without notice.

    Alternate parking is available within walking distance of the hotel.

  • The Ottawa Via Rail Station is located three miles (6 km) from the hotel. Taxi service from the station to the hotel is approximately $20 CAD one way. For more information, please visit the Via Rail website at www.viarail.ca or contact our Concierge.

  • Taxis are available at the entrance of the hotel.

    Rate to airport: approximately $38 CAD one way.
    Rate to train station: approximately $20 CAD one way.

    Please keep in mind rates may vary based on traffic.

    Limousine service can be arranged through the Concierge. Rates start at approximately $95 CAD per hour.

Guest Services

Ottawa’s premier hotel, with extensive services and hotel amenities available, including a fully-equipped Business Center to accommodate the needs of the business traveler.
  • Childcare
  • Bell Services
  • Concierge
  • Wireless High Speed Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Pet Policy
  • Parking

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Sustainable Responsibility

  • Water conservation program
  • Waste and Recycling Management Program
  • Energy Management System
  • Supports Fairmont Pollinator Program
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