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A Unique Boutique Hotel Experience

Elegant by Nature

ABOUT O’BRIEN

Travel back in time and re-live the prestige in a 1930’s millionaire’s mansion; completely restored to its original splendour, overlooking magnificent Meech Lake in Chelsea, Quebec.

O’Brien offers 11 guest rooms – all unique in design – that feature breathtaking panoramic views of Gatineau Park. Located a 15 minute drive from Parliament Hill, O’Brien is conveniently located just outside the historic village of Chelsea, and the internationally renowned Nordik Spa. 

Join us for a wedding, cocktail reception, conference, or special occasion. 

Weddings at O’Brien

YOUR MAGICAL DAY

Strikingly situated on a cliff-side overlooking Meech Lake, and Gatineau Park, O’Brien will offer an intimate experience filled with history and charm. If you are looking for an unparalleled venue for your special day, we can help your vision become reality.

DINING AT O’BRIEN

THE CANADIANA ROOM

Executive Chef Patrick Marion, and his culinary team, highlight a locally sourced and foraged Canadiana cuisine, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience. Enhance your experience by pairing your meal with our selection of Canadian or International wines.

We take pride in working with local artisans, and a thriving community of small scale farmers, who produce beautiful and delicious products that will tantalize your taste buds.

corporate activities

NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL

Host your corporate event amongst the hills of Gatineau Park; the perfect location for a company retreat, cocktail, or meeting. While staying at O’Brien, enjoy our newly built private meeting space, team building activities, and indulge in our in-house cuisine.

ACTIVE RELAXATION

A YEAR ROUND DESTINATION

O’Brien House is situated in the heart of the pristine wilderness of Gatineau Park. No matter the activity, we can accommodate you.

Hike

Hike the historic Trans Canada Trail, just steps away from the entrance way to O’Brien Chelsea. Whether you are new to the activity or an avid hiker, explore 165km of all season trails leading to some of the most magnificent views in Gatineau Park.

X-Country Ski

Located just minutes from Ottawa, Gatineau Park boasts one of the largest X-country ski trail networks in North America; almost 50 trails and 200km. Ski to the famous Champlain lookout or choose our Ski to Ski Package and stay at both O’Brien and our sister property, The Wakefield Mill.

Cycle

Cycle the beautiful Mackenzie King Estate or the famous Gatineau park ‘loop’. Enjoy beautiful winding road, scenic views, and historic properties. From here you can connect to the Ottawa/Gatineau Cycling Paths.

Swim

Cool off and take a swim beneath our scenic deck at O’Brien Beach or on the other side of Meech Lake at Blanchet Beach.

Sight See

Walk to the historic site of the Carbide Willson Ruins, or the St. Stephen Church in picturesque old Chelsea. Only minutes away from shopping, museums and Parliament Hill in Ottawa/Gatineau.

Unwind

Curl up with a good book in the O’Brien Library or enjoy the views on our beautiful four season deck overlooking Meech Lake.  Meditate, relax, and rejuvenate at beautiful Nordik Spa.

Wellness and Relaxation

TIMELESS ELEGANCE AND SERENITY

Nestled in the hills of Gatineau Park, we invite you to experience the art of wellness. Take comfort in the serene landscape, still waters of Meech Lake, and sounds of nature that surround you. After a day of cross-country skiing, cycling or hiking the trails of the park, meditate, or take part in a yoga class at Nordik spa. 

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