Rimap Hospitality headquartered in Montreal, today announced it has signed a contract with Marriott International to debut the company’s design-driven AC Hotels by Marriott brand in Ottawa with a 208-room hotel. The hotel will sit ideally between Byward Market and the Rideau Centre, close to Parliament hill and the University of Ottawa, an area that is home to a growing number of offices, residences, theaters and restaurants. Expected to open in the summer of 2022, the AC Hotel Ottawa will offer business and leisure travelers alike a thoughtful approach to design as well as intuitive, frictionless guest service.

When it opens in Ottawa’s Byward Market neighborhood, the property will feature modern guest rooms and public spaces designed with sleek furnishings, open closet system, elegant art and hardwood floors. There will be an AC Lounge, a communal space of creativity that features a full bar serving local beers and hand-crafted cocktails, including the brand’s signature gin tonic cocktails, along with tapas plates. The property will provide a European-style breakfast in AC Kitchen and a 24-hour wellness center.