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download (2)A block of rooms has been set aside for participants of the AAC 2016 Conference at the beautiful and historic Lord Elgin Hotel in the heart of downtown Ottawa for the nights April 27, 28, 29, and 30, 2016

100 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8
Tel: (613) 235-3333 Toll Free: 1-800-267-4298

We have arranged for two options for you to choose from when booking your accommodations, with a full buffet breakfast included, and without the breakfast option.

The room rate per night without breakfast is $129.00 plus tax.
The room rate per night with full buffet breakfast included daily is $149.00 plus tax.

Please use these booking codes or links when making your reservation:

Without Breakfast $125.00 plus tax click here to book directly on-line 
With Breakfast $145.00 plus tax click here to book directly on-line 

You may also book a room by calling the hotel directly and mentioning the group code “Telfer-AAC Conference”.
Tel: (613) 235-3333 Toll Free: 1-800-267-4298

NOTE: Please be sure to make your room reservation before March 28, 2016. This rate will only be available until March 28, 2016. After this date the unsold rooms will be released to the general public at their daily posted rate.  Sorry, no exceptions.

For those who prefer a lighter fare for breakfast there are several options:

  • The hotel restaurant offers à la carte as well.
  • Starbucks coffee shop is located in the hotel
  • Tim Horton’s is just a steps away
  • Dunn’s is just one block away

How to Find Us

From the Ottawa International Airport to the Lord Elgin Hotel – 100 Elgin Street

By Car – Approximately 24 Mddssinutes

  • Take the Ottawa Airport Parkway North. 
    (Note: This road will turn into “Bronson Avenue”)
  • Continue on Bronson Street to Slater Street.
  • Turn Right onto Slater and continue east to Elgin Street.
  • Turn Right onto Elgin Street.
  • The entrance to the Lord Elgin Hotel is immediately on your right.

By Taxi – Estimated taxi fare – Approximately $35

By Bus

  • Proceed to OC Transpo AIRPORT STOP (3039)
  • Take Bus route 97 (OC Transpo) direction “Bayshore”
  • Disembark at stop ALBERT / METCALFE (3001) (29 min.)
  • Walk East to Elgin one block and then one block south on Elgin (5 minutes)

    The bus fare is as follows. Please note: OC Bus drivers do not provide change so exact change is best.  
    Adult     $3.45              Seniors   $2.60

From the Ottawa VIA Train Station to the Lord Eglin Hotel – 100 Elgin Street

By Car – Approximately – 12 minutes

  • From Ottawa Train Station – 200 Tremblay Road, Ottawa
  • Take Tremblay Rd to Vanier Pkwy N/Ottawa Regional Rd 19
  • Take ON-417 W to Nicholas off ramp
  • Take Nicholas St to Mackenzie King Bridge
  • Drive across Mackenzie King Bridge to Elgin Street.
  • Turn Left onto Elgin Street – arrive at the Lord Elgin Hotel – 100 Elgin Street

By Taxi – Estimated taxi fare – Approximately $20

By Bus

  • Proceed to OC Transpo TRAIN STOP (3024)
  • Take Bus route 95 (OC Transpo) direction “Barrehaven Centre”
  • Disembark at stop ALBERT / METCALFE (3001) (11 min.)
  • Walk East to Elgin one block and then one block south on Elgin (5 minutes)

    The bus fare is as follows. Please note: OC Bus drivers do not provide change so exact change is best.  
    Adult     $3.45              Seniors   $2.60

Getting to the Desmarais Building at the University of Ottawa – 55 Laurier Ave E. from the Lord Elgin Hotel 

Exit the front door of the Lord Elgin Hotel. Proceed across Elgin Street on Laurier Avenue. Continue on Laurier Avenue across the bridge over the Rideau Canal.  The Desmarais Building is located at the NE corner of Nicholas and Laurier at the next lights. (approx. 7 minute walk)

Getting to the Desmarais Building at the University of Ottawa – 55 Laurier Ave E. from HWY 417

From the West:
Take the Nicholas St / Mann Avenue. exit and follow the signs to Nicholas.
Follow Nicholas Street to your first set of lights – this is Laurier Street. Once you cross over Laurier St.  watch for the parking lot behind the first building on your right (55 Laurier Ave.). Drive up to the garage door and it will open automatically. Proceed down the ramp. Pay and display parking is available.

From the East:
Take the Nicholas St / King Edward St. exit and follow the signs to Nicholas St.
Follow Nicholas Street to your first set of lights – this is Laurier Street. Once you cross over Laurier St.  watch for the first parking lot behind the first building on your right (55 Laurier Ave.). Drive up to the garage door and it will open automatically. Proceed down the ramp. Pay and display parking is available.

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Nestled on the banks of the majestic Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers, Ottawa is one of the most beautiful G8 capitals in the world. A thriving international technology and business centre and world class tourism and convention destination, Ottawa is also rich in institutions, parklands, waterways and historic architecture. It
 is home to a large number of foreign embassies and is a recognized centre for both academics and professional training. The city offers an open and welcoming environment to cultures from around the world, providing service in English, French, and a host of other languages. The city’s residents enjoy an enviable quality of life that is recognized around the world.

 

 

Quick Facts

  • A population of over 1.2 million makes the Ottawa region the fourth-largest urban area in Canada
  • More than 1,800 advanced technology companies employ more than 76,000 people
  • With the highest-educated workforce in Canada, Ottawa has more engineers, scientists and PhDs per capita than any other city in the country
  • With 90 per cent of Canada’s industrial telecommunications research and development conducted here, Ottawa is one of the world’s top five sites for R&D
  • Canada’s Capital region welcomes over 7.3 million visitors per year, who spend over $1.18 billion

Ottawa is centrally-located in the province of Ontario, with the award-winning Ottawa International Airport offering daily direct connections to over 30 Canadian, U.S. and European Centres. The capital is also serviced by Canada’s train service, VIA Rail, and accessible by a number of major highways. The airport is just a 15-minute shuttle ride from downtown Ottawa, and the city’s downtown is remarkably compact and walkable.

Nightlife

Elgin Street is also home to many distinguished restaurants and shops. 
Just take a stroll and check them out!

The Byward Market, just north of Wellington St., offers spectacular nightlife for everyone. You will find over 100 restaurants to choose from and then dance the night away at the one of the city’s nightclubs whether you’re looking for jazz or rap! 
The Market area is just a short 5 minute walk from the Lord Elgin Hotel.

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The Byward Market Highlights

109 – Restaurants, including 2 – 24 hour restaurants (Zak’s and Dunn’s)
22 – Food Retail Establishments
24 –  Nightlife and Entertainment Venues 
7 – Books and News Shops
48 – Fashion Shops – 
12 – House and Home Shops
29 – Boutiques & Emporiums
39 – Health and Beauty Salons