With vast cultural diversity, striking architectural wonders, and year-round appeal, Ottawa attracts visitors of all kinds to experience Canada’s capital for themselves. Events, happenings, and intriguing educational museums abound in this clean and friendly city. Let IHG® assist in finding convenient and enjoyable hotels in Ottawa so that you can focus on planned activities during your stay.
Things to See
Ottawa is Canada’s fourth-largest city and has rich history. Designed in a Gothic Revival style circa 1866, the Parliament Hill buildings house the federal government and are some of the city’s most beautiful sites. Get more in-depth history at the Canadian War Museum, which tells inspiring wartime anecdotes through exclusive photos, art, tours, and presentations. Many visitors and residents enjoy walking alongside the Rideau Canal, with a cup of cocoa in the colder months. Be sure to check out an Ottawa Senators game for an authentic Canadian hockey experience if you’re a sports fan.
Hotels in Ottawa
IHG® has seven hotels in Ottawa, ranging in wonderful amenities and room types, within desired distance from your travel destinations. By booking direct with IHG, you can be sure of a great stay.
Where to Stay
If Parliament Hill, the Canadian War Museum, the Canadian Museum of History, or the Nordik Spa pique your interest, the Gatineau-Ottawa region is a convenient option. If you are visiting for business travel, consider staying in an IHG hotel directly next to the airport, areas like Nepean in west Ottawa, or in Ottawa hotels downtown. Staying in East Ottawa will keep you close to the airport as well as the Ray Chabot Grant Thornton Baseball Stadium, St. Laurent Shopping Centre, and Via Rail Station.
How to Get to Ottawa
The main airport in Ottawa is the Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport, although there are several smaller airports serving the area. This large airport is located south of downtown Ottawa. For visitors staying downtown, many popular tourist attractions are within walking distance or easy to access by the Grey Line, OC Transpo, Transitway, O-Train or taxis.
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Ottawa's Rideau Canal is a go-to destination any time of year, especially the winter.