The hotel with its castlelike appearance is a spectacular attraction for all visitors to Ottawa and offers swimming in a beautiful indoor pool, the largest in the city. (04/08:JB)
The hotel is located in downtown Ottawa facing National Arts Center and connected to Government Conference Center. It is within comfortable walking distance to galleries and museums of national stature such as the National Gallery of Canada
The hotel is an important heritage building. It is an elegant, castle-like hotel set in the historic Major's Hill Park which is bounded by the Rideau Canal and the Ottawa River.The exterior is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French chateau.
The hotel lobby is medium in size and features brass stair rails, marble floors, high ceilings, paintings and antiques resting elegantly in the lobby and wool carpets round out the hotel's regal beauty.