The epitome of elegance since its 1912 opening, this landmark hotel offers 426 stately guestrooms 63 on Fairmont Gold. Styled after a French chateau, its graceful turrets and copper roof echo the Parliament Buildings just across the Rideau Canal. Fairmont Chateau Laurier is a magnificent landmark next door to the Parliament Buildings on the banks of The Rideau Canal. It is just steps away from a variety of museums and galleries. Located in the heart of Canadas capital city, it is in the style of a French chateau with turrets and a copper roof.Reflecting the confidence, dignity, and style of Ottawa, Fairmont Chateau Laurier stands as a testament to this dynamic and thriving city. Located in the heart of Canadas capital, next door to the Parliament Buildings, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel in Ottawa is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French chateau. Summer or winter, we make healthy activities simple. The Rideau Canal offers miles of bicycle and inline skating paths, as well as the worlds largest skating rink, and is located just outside our door. The nearby Gatineau Hills offer great hiking, biking, and canoeing. In the winter, experience the cross-country ski trails and excellent downhill thrills. With Winterlude, the Tulip Festival, and countless other festivals, Ottawa is a flurry of activity. Once you have taken in the wealth of sights, drop by the Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel Health Club or satisfy your appetite at one of our superb restaurants. Revel in the distinctive hospitality of Fairmont Chateau Laurier, your stay is guaranteed to be a memorable one.