Desmarais 12102

Desmarais 12102

Panoramic view of the city

This room is known as the Penthouse of the Campus. Situated on the 12th floor of the Desmarais building (Telfer School), with windows overlooking the Rideau Canal and an incomparable view of the City’s landmarks, this is the ideal venue that will give your event that extra “Wow” factor. On top of the beautiful view, the room is equipped with multi-screens to provide full visibility for your participants.

Perfect for receptions, conferences, or social events.

Desmarais Building (Telfer)
Room 12102
55 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

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Equipment included

  • Podium and risers
  • Chairs
  • 60” round tables (seats 8)
  • 6' rectangular tables
  • Coatroom available on the same floor
  • Free Wi-Fi (upon demand)
  • Audiovisual: screens and projectors, computer, wireless microphones, sound system ($)


Additional information

  • Accessibility: Full
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

Additional services and equipment

Depending on event requirements, extra fees may apply.

  • Audiovisual: mandatory technician and additional equipment based on requirements ($)
  • Access to a kitchenette for catered events. Additional fees if the caterer is external ($)
  • Set-up and Tear-down ($)
  • Housekeeping ($)


Room rental fees


Room rental only, plus applicable taxes and charges. Depending on the client and activity type, discounts may apply. Price subject to change without prior notification.


Original room setup: Theater Style. Different room configurations available ($).

When available, click on the number to view the floor plan

Room Size

1,800 sq. feet

167,2 sq. metre

Regular Capacity











200 (without alchohol)

168 (with alchohol)


Room Availability

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