Destination guide

Travel to exciting Chelsea

Learn about the unique charm of Chelsea with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its skiing, camping and rock climbing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. National Gallery of Canada and Parliament Hill are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Chelsea

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Chelsea has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camp Fortune (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Lusk Cave (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Eco-Odyssee (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Sommet Edelweiss (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Vincent Massey Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Nepean Sportsplex (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chelsea

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Chelsea is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gatineau Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Jacques Cartier Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Rideau Falls (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Major's Hill Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Garden of the Provinces and Territories (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Confederation Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Chelsea

Fly into Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), the closest airport, located 17 mi (27.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chelsea?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 191 holiday lettings around Chelsea. From 12 cottages to 12 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chelsea?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chelsea:

  • Centretown: 76 holiday homes
  • Vanier North: 29 holiday homes
  • Lower Town: 120 holiday homes
  • Old Ottawa East: 39 holiday homes
  • The Glebe: 53 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chelsea? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chelsea. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gatineau Park: 343 holiday lettings
  • Meech Ski Lift: 343 holiday lettings
  • Camp Fortune: 338 holiday lettings
  • Gatineau Park: 345 holiday lettings
  • Skyline Ski Lift: 343 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chelsea listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Chelsea?

Yes, of course. offers 12 Cottages in Chelsea. Our other popular types of Chelsea holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 73 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chelsea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Chelsea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.