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Premium apartment rentals in downtown Ottawa

The Carlisle is located right in the heart of Ottawa, with everything just outside your door. Countless restaurants, shops, cafés, bars, theatres, and concert halls are so close by, you’ll be able to work, play, and entertain at your leisure.

These newly renovated and pet friendly apartments feature spacious floor plans from 900-2,000 square feet and come equipped with a kitchen island and stainless steel appliances, in-suite laundry, concierge service and so much more. This is the home you've been searching for.

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High-end amenities

With spacious suites, 24-hour concierge, coffee and tea service, access to a yoga studio with personal trainers, and all of One80five's hotel-inspired amenities, it’s never been so easy to live well. 

For a fun night out, enjoy a local concert, cultural event or a lively bar along Bank Street. Crave something more low key? Stroll along the Rideau Canal, sample some of the many treats in the ByWard Market, or a take in a film at the nearby movie theatre. No matter how you spend your time, working, living, and playing blend beautifully together at The Carlisle. 

Property highlights

Indoor parking
Indoor parking
Pet friendly
Pet friendly
Heat included
Heat included
Dishwasher
Dishwasher
In-suite laundry
In-suite laundry
Balcony or outdoor space
Balcony or outdoor space
Air conditioning
Air conditioning
Fitness centre
Fitness centre

Building features

  • Pet friendly
  • Heat included
  • Indoor parking
  • Fitness centre
  • Elevator access
  • Non-smoking
  • Security controlled access
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Upgraded & deluxe suites
  • Outdoor BBQ area
  • Near clinics or hospitals
  • Close to schools
  • Concierge service
  • Morning coffee
  • Pedestrian friendly
  • Close to transit
  • Access to major roadways
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Near parks and/or trails

Suite features

  • Dishwasher
  • In-suite laundry
  • Balcony or outdoor space
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen island
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Storage space

Available suites & rates

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One Bedroom Suites
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One Bedroom Plus Den Suite
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Two Bedroom Suites
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One Bedroom Penthouse
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Prices shown are best available, but the prices of suites within each category may vary due to features, finishes, floor plan, square footage, availability and occupancy date. Prices are subject to change without notice. Floor plans shown are not of the exact suite, they are representative only and all dimensions are approximate. Please speak to your Leasing Consultant or contact the Rental Information Line at 613.691.6710 for more details. Errors & Omissions excepted.

Explore the neighbourhood

Apartments for rent in downtown Ottawa close to Parliament Hill

Situated in the heart of downtown Ottawa, The Carlisle offers beautiful apartment rentals that are perfect for both families and professionals. Living here means you’ll have your pick of amazing options for eating out, shopping, or enjoying the world-famous landmarks on Parliament Hill. Choosing a home at the corner of Gloucester Street and Lyon Street North will give you access to the best of Ottawa; stroll along the Ottawa River, enjoy a day in the park at Victoria Island, or head across the Rideau Canal for a drink at Byward Market. If you want the absolute best of downtown living, look no further than The Carlisle.

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At Laurier Avenue West and Lyon Street North

The Carlisle is perfect for residents who want the best of the city just outside their front door. Downtown Ottawa is a vibrant community that boasts of international dining, outdoor activities, and access to everything you’ll need. From the corner of Laurier Avenue West and Lyon Street North, you’ll be minutes away from Sobeys, Anytime Fitness, and Station Express Café. For students, it doesn’t get much better than being less than a 30-minute walk to classes at The University of Ottawa, and then a short walk from campus to the night-life options in Byward Market. One of the best things about these Ottawa apartments for rent is that you have your pick of green space in the summer; walk along the Ottawa River, join a community event on Victoria Island, or enjoy the view of the Rideau Canal from Confederation Park.

  • Grocery Stores
  • Schools
  • Medical
  • Eating Out
  • Cafés
  • Night Life
  • Shopping
  • Things To Do
  • Parks
    • Sobeys Urban Fresh Metcalfe
      • Public Transit - 8 Minutes
      • Walking - 12 Minutes
      • Driving - 5 Minutes
    • The Red Apron
      • Public Transit - 11 Minutes
      • Walking - 12 Minutes
      • Driving - 2 Minutes
    • Shiraz Food Market
      • Public Transit - 11 Minutes
      • Walking - 13 Minutes
      • Driving - 2 Minutes
    • Massine’s Your Independent Grocer
      • Public Transit - 10 Minutes
      • Walking - 10 Minutes
      • Driving - 3 Minutes
    • The University of Ottawa
      • Public Transit - 10 Minutes
      • Walking - 25 Minutes
      • Driving - 9 Minutes
    • Ottawa Technical High School
      • Walking - 4 Minutes
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • Centennial Public School
      • Public Transit - 2 Minutes
      • Walking - 3 Minutes
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • San Patrick School
      • Public Transit - 5 Minutes
      • Walking - 5 Minutes
      • Driving - 2 Minutes
    • Appletree Medical Centre
      • Walking - 5 Minutes
      • Driving - 2 Minutes
    • Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus
      • Public Transit - 24 Minutes
      • Driving - 10 Minutes
    • Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus
      • Public Transit - 24 Minutes
      • Driving - 15 Minutes
    • The Ottawa Hospital General Campus
      • Public Transit - 25 Minutes
      • Driving - 15 Minutes
    • Sansotei Ramen
      • Walking - 6 Minutes
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • Union 613
      • Walking - 1 Minute
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • Orchid Sushi
      • Walking - 1 Minute
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • Madison’s New York Grill & Bar
      • Walking - 1 Minute
      • Driving - 3 Minutes
    • Morning Owl
      • Public Transit - 6 Minutes
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • Station Express Café
      • Walking - 1 Minute
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • Bridgehead
      • Public Transit - 4 Minutes
      • Driving - 3 Minute
    • Starbucks
      • Walking - 8 Minutes
      • Driving - 3 Minute
    • James Street Pub
      • Public Transit - 11 Minutes
      • Walking - 13 Minutes
      • Driving - 3 Minutes
    • Brixton’s British Pub
      • Public Transit - 8 Minutes
      • Walking - 10 Minutes
      • Driving - 2 Minutes
    • City at Night
      • Walking - 7 Minutes
      • Driving - 2 Minutes
    • The Glue Pot Pub
      • Walking - 4 Minutes
      • Driving - 1 Minute
    • Rideau Centre
      • Public Transit - 10 Minutes
      • Walking - 21 Minutes
      • Driving - 5 Minutes
    • ByWard Market
      • Public Transit - 12 Minutes
      • Walking - 21 Minutes
      • Driving - 8 Minutes
    • World Exchange Plaza
      • Public Transit - 4 Minutes
      • Walking - 9 Minutes
      • Driving - 3 Minutes
    • Sparks Street
      • Public Transit - 6 Minutes
      • Walking - 10 Minutes
      • Driving - 4 Minutes
    • Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club
      • Public Transit - 9 Minutes
      • Walking - 11 Minutes
      • Driving - 4 Minutes
    • Library and Archives Canada
      • Public Transit - 5 Minutes
      • Walking - 8 Minutes
      • Driving - 3 Minutes
    • Rideau Curling Club
      • Walking - 6 Minutes
      • Driving - 2 Minutes
    • Canadian Museum of Nature
      • Public Transit - 15 Minutes
      • Walking - 20 Minutes
      • Driving - 6 Minutes
    • Confederation Park
      • Walking - 14 Minutes
      • Driving - 5 Minutes
    • Victoria Island
      • Public Transit - 14 Minutes
      • Walking - 17 Minutes
      • Driving - 5 Minutes
    • Jack Purcell Park
      • Public Transit - 14 Minutes
      • Walking - 17 Minutes
      • Driving - 5 Minutes
    • Garden of the Provinces and Territories
      • Public Transit - 5 Minutes
      • Walking - 8 Minutes
      • Driving - 3 Minutes
A Paradise for Walkers

These Ottawa apartment rentals are perfect for residents who want to explore the neighborhood on foot, with most daily amenities less than a 15-minute walk away. Students have the option of a 30-minute walk to The University of Ottawa Campus, but can use a bike or local transportation to get there in just 15-minutes. For car-owners, you’ll be able to quickly reach Gatineau via Wellington Street or the Queensway to travel across the city of Ottawa.

  • Public Transit

    There are dozens of routes that cover the downtown core, so you’ll have your pick of buses to get you around the neighbourhood and beyond. The Slater/Kent stop on Slater Street is the nearest major bus stop that you can quickly walk to.

  • Walking

    From these Ottawa apartments for rent you’ll be a short-walk to everything you’ll need. The Centretown neighborhood boasts a number of world-renowned cafes, bars and restaurants for you to indulge in, and other attractions such as the CF Rideau Shopping Centre, Parliament Hill, Byward Market and more can be reached in less than a 30-minute walk.

  • Cycling

    A network of cycling paths make the Centretown area perfect for bike-owners. The bike routes offer a convenient way to explore the downtown area, but also offer access to scenic trails along the Rideau Canal or Ottawa River. For students, biking from The Carlisle to The University of Ottawa will only take 15 minutes.

  • Driving

    Choosing to live in these Ottawa apartments for rent means that you’ll be close to a number of major roadways; Wellington Street will let you drive to Gatineau or Parliament Hill quickly, and it turns into Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway which offers a scenic drive along the Ottawa River into the West-end. Anyone looking for a quick way to travel East or West across Ottawa will love that the Queensway is only a couple blocks away.

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