Visitors to the Canadian capital now have even more choices of quality accommodation to choose from thanks to the opening of the newly-renovated 261-room Holiday Inn Ottawa East. The hotel on Joseph Cyr Street is the latest offering from the Intercontinental Hotel Group and is perfect for those on business or for holidaymakers looking for exceptional value in a prime location.
Formerly the Chimo Hotel, the Holiday Inn Ottawa East opens after an extensive $9 million renovation. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fully equipped fitness centre and more than 8,500 sq. ft. of meetings space with capacity for up to 180 people. Kids eat free at the hotel restaurant Reza’s Kitchen, which is named after one of the original chefs at the Chimo Hotel in the 1970’s. The contemporary restaurant décor provides a relaxed atmosphere while the menu comprises a delicious mix of locally and internationally inspired dishes.
The hotel, which offers free Wi-Fi throughout, is centrally located with easy access to Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport, central train station, and the city’s downtown. Guests are just 20 minutes away from of the bustling ByWard Market neighbourhood and iconic Parliament Buildings and are within walking distance of the Ray Chabot Grant Thornton Baseball Stadium and St. Laurent Shopping Centre.
Holiday Inn Ottawa East joins six other Intercontinental Hotel Group properties in the city. They include the centrally located Hotel Indigo Ottawa, the 232-room Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ottawa Airport; which is conveniently located just a stone’s throw from the airport terminal.
The new opening further strengthens the capital’s diverse hotel offering. UK visitors to Ottawa can already choose from a wide range of accommodation from intimate boutique properties to state of the art business hotels. Whether seeking the ultimate in luxury or the perfect family hotel there is something to suit every traveller’s budget.