Delta Hotels and Resorts announced that the Delta Ottawa City Centre officially completed its multi-million dollar renovation. The redevelopment includes a full reconfiguration of the hotel's public spaces and newly designed guestrooms and showcases Delta Hotels and Resorts reinvigorated brand through modern design and innovations.
Renovations were overseen by Delta and comprised a multi-discipline team including international design firm HOK, with construction handled by Kanata based Quest Project Management and Toronto-based Shurway Contracting Limited, with project management by ADVENTpds.
The unveiling of the repositioned Delta Ottawa City Centre showcases 410 ModeRoom guestrooms and suites; a redesigned lobby with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide natural light; the creation of an open space business area featuring a series of interactive, fully connected work hubs and lounge areas; and 26,000 square feet of newly revamped meeting and conference space including a 10,000-square-foot ballroom, one of the largest in the city. The Delta Ottawa City Centre is also now home to LIFT, a new full service restaurant and lounge.
Extensive structural changes were implemented, the most significant of which involved the removal of the hotel's original ramp which replaced the second floor entrance with a street-level presence. The lobby, front desk, concierge and bellman, previously located on the second floor, have been relocated to the first floor providing direct access to the street-level.
The renovation included a complete redesign of the hotel's 410 guestrooms, adaptable and filled with technology. The new guestroom design, called ModeRoom, is inspired by the Canadian landscape, with modern palettes and a focus on maximizing natural light.
The room design also provides shelves and hooks in the entryway, reading lights in the headboard, custom bathroom vanities, bedside plug-ins for smartphone devices, newly designed guestrooms and philosophy amenities skin care products.
The guestrooms are offered in four categories - Mode, ModeDeluxe, ModeClub and ModeSuites. The ModeClub and ModeSuites rooms will offer upgraded services and amenities including turndown service and exclusive access to a newly-renovated private lounge.
Replacing the typical hotel business center, a portion of the second floor has been transformed into a series of interactive, fully connected work hubs and lounge areas. The naturally-lit open space is designed with several areas to sit, connect, interact and relax. The space includes private lounge areas with sofas and tables, designated work stations, an area with TV and couches, a large boardroom style table with group seating and open lounge areas.
LIFT is a restaurant that provides natural elements like stone, wood and fire have been fused with contemporary and modern designs. The open and modern space includes an interactive chef's station and sommelier table.