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.

Room dimensions and capacities

Room size: 1,800 sq. feet (167,2 sq. metres)

Capacity and floor plans: When available, click on the number to view the floor plan

  • Banquet: 104 (PDF, 260KB)
  • Theatre: 120 (PDF, 31.2MB)
  • Classroom: 48 (PDF, 206KB)
  • U-Shape: 46 (PDF, 193KB)
  • Reception: 200 (PDF, 176KB) (without alchohol), 168 (PDF, 185KB) (with alchohol)
  • Exhibit: 22

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

Room specifications

  • Accessibility: Full
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

View of Desmarais 12102 from back of room.
Desmarais 12102 with table set up.
Desmarais 12102 with podium and table set up.


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