Ottawa-Gatineau and getting there

About Ottawa-Gatineau

Gatineau is situated directly across from Ottawa, Canada’s capital, and is a dynamic showcase city of more than one million people. Located at the Ontario and Quebec border, hear English and French spoken in the streets; discover Canada’s proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks, including the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site); and enjoy  a city steeped in culture, with world-class museums and galleries displaying stunning national collections and special exhibitions from Canada and around the world.
 
This urban centre is on the edge of nature where you can enjoy the great outdoors, just outside your hotel room, as well as nearby in the surrounding country side. There’s an easy cosmopolitan vibe with Ottawa  being right next door, which is both welcoming and walkable. Explore the distinctive local neighbourhoods, including the historic ByWard Market, boasting a bustling farmers’ market and chic shops by day, and by night hums with activity while people enjoying  the restaurants, pubs, and nightclubs.
 
Enoy the finer things in life, with a culinary community that’s earning wide acclaim, has unique boutiques and shopping districts, a lively local music and art scene, and always an exciting nightlife.

What to see and do in Ottawa-Gatineau

Ottawa is blessed with an abundance of attractions that will enliven your visit no matter the time of year. Bask in the city’s wealth of historic landmarks — from the iconic Parliament Buildings to the Rideau Canal — all located within its downtown core; marvel at the architectural wonders that house national museums and galleries, before taking in their world-class exhibitions; and, soak in Ottawa’s natural beauty, the perfect backdrop for your next outdoor adventure. 
 
Browse the Ottawa Tourism website to explore more information on what you can do.
 

Getting to Ottawa-Gatineau

By Air
The closest airport to the Hilton Lac-Leamy is Ottawa International Airport. From the airport, it is a 30 minute (20 kilometres) drive to the Hilton. Taxis and ride sharing services are available from the airport to the hotel or you could rent a car from the airport.
 
CAPhO has arranged for a discounted rate on Air Canada flights to Ottawa. To book a flight, access www.aircanada.com and enter the promotion code 79PY4AN1
 
The promotion code can be applied to Air Canada flights to Ottawa within the travel period starting April 26 and ending May 13, 2018. Discounts do not apply to Tango bookings. 
 
By Road
Please refer to the Hilton Lac-Leamy website for information on driving directions to the hotel. Complimentary outdoor self-parking is available at the hotel. 

 

All images: © Ottawa Tourism / Tourisme Ottawa