Travel & Accommodations

Fairmont Château Laurier – ** Fully Booked **

1 Rideau Street



Located next door to the Parliament Buildings, the landmark Fairmont Château Laurier hotel in Ottawa is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French château. This luxury downtown Ottawa hotel near Parliament Hill enchants guests with its charm and stateliness.


A limited number of rooms have been blocked for National Summit attendees at the heavily discounted rate of $219 per night (plus applicable taxes).

All accommodations MUST be reserved prior to August 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm EST, in order to qualify for the discounted rate. Attendees must make their own accommodation and payment arrangements directly with the hotel. Please refer to the hotel website link below for full details of the property’s facilities and to book your reservations.

National Summit reservations:


The hotel’s parking is accessible from Rideau Street (front of the hotel) or MacKenzie Street (back of the hotel).

  • Indoor valet parking: $38 CAD/night with unlimited access
  • Indoor self-parking: $26 CAD/night with unlimited access

Prices do not include taxes and are subject to change without notice. Alternatively, public parking is available at lots throughout downtown Ottawa.


CANARIE’s room blocks are now sold out, but we have identified favourable rates at the downtown hotels below. We encourage Summit attendees to book accommodations as soon as possible. September is a very busy month in Ottawa with many large events taking place at the same time.

Les Suites Hotel:

Address: 130 Besserer Street
Rate: Premiere Two-Bedroom Suites – $219 + taxes / night
Online Reservations: Click here for preferred CANARIE rate. Password: CANARIE15
Reservations by Phone: +1-800-267-1989 | Group code: CANARIE15

ARC the Hotel:

Address: 140 Slater Street
Rate: Queen Room – $189 + taxes / night | King Room – $209 + taxes / night
Reservations: Contact Stefanie Occhionero directly at +1-613-238-0009 | Group code: CANARIE


Travel to Ottawa

Ottawa International Airport

Visit the Ottawa International Airport YOW to find flight information and rental car options. Transportation is also available directly from the terminal to downtown Ottawa via bus, taxi and limousine service.

VIA Rail

VIA Rail provides frequent daily service to Ottawa from most Canadian cities. The Ottawa Train Station is a 15-minute drive from Downtown Ottawa.

Public Transit

OC Transpo provides comprehensive transit services to nearly one million people in Ottawa. The OC Transpo fleet has over 900 buses and three trains serving our nearly 375,000 daily riders.

The Fairmont Chateau Laurier is easily accessible by OC Transpo from the airport and train station.

Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit or extend your stay by checking out Ottawa Tourism’s suggestions of things to do when visiting the National Capital Region.

Local Dining

Whether you are seeking fine dining or quick take-out, Ottawa is host to a widely diverse range of restaurants to fit every palate. The city’s ethnic diversity will allow you to travel the tastes of the globe as you explore your surroundings. The venue of the National Summit, the Fairmont Château Laurier is situated between the Parliament Buildings and Ottawa’s famous Byward Market. September will be the perfect time of year to explore the Market’s pubs and restaurants.