Best Retirement Residence in Ottawa, Ontario
Providing Independent and Assisted, Age-In-Place Living


Discover the vibrant, active-living community of Beacon Heights Retirement Residence in Ottawa, Ontario

Beacon Heights Retirement Residence provides seniors a warm and comfortable atmosphere in a secure environment. Nestled in the north-east section of Ottawa, formerly part of the Gloucester area, this retirement community is situated near hospitals, medical clinics, and pharmacies, as well as walking distance to stores and services. Beautifully and thoughtfully designed, our building combines 153 first class accommodations, in a variety of suite styles, with a full range of amenities and services to create a stimulating, creative and active lifestyle for residents and their guests.

Our commitment to Age-in-Place Living ensures that we deliver the support services our residents need to maintain ongoing quality of life throughout the years in our beautiful facility. Beacon Heights offers a wide range of independent, assisted living, full care and memory care options to meet all of your personal needs. This commitment includes providing high standards of care and service to individuals living with dementia in a compassionate, warm and fully-supportive environment. We demonstrate that “caring is our number one concern” by offering all the comforts of home, with unique, signature touches.

At Beacon Heights, we offer all the amenities you need to make your life more carefree and independent. Our full-time Director of Health and Wellness leads daily activities that challenge, inspire and entertain the most discerning and active seniors. Whether it’s meeting with our Chef to discuss dietary issues, enjoying the service of our dining room or receiving tray service in your suite, your dining experience is our priority. Menus are carefully planned to ensure you enjoy delicious, nutritionally balanced meals every day. Every month we make sure to try something new with our “Taste of Events”. Hallmarks of our commitment to providing excellence in gracious retirement living.

Our warm & caring bilingual staff members are committed to ensuring all departments offer quality services and care, including nursing, health & wellness, culinary, housekeeping and maintenance. Beacon Heights is located in a well-established and reputable family neighbourhood, close to: various shopping malls, major banks, variety of restaurants, pharmacies, churches, Monfort Hospital and the Montreal Road exit off of the Queensway.

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Residence Amenities


  • Variety of spacious and comfortable suites including 1, 2 bedroom & studio suites available
  • Age-In-Place Philosophy: Independent, Assisted Living, Memory Care & Complete Care Programs
  • Kitchenettes including sink, cabinets, microwave & full sized fridge with freezer * Limited full kitchen suites also available
  • Individual Heating & Air Conditioning Controls
  • Private Balcony attached to each suite
  • Window Coverings
  • Accessible bathrooms with walk-in showers
  • Suites equipped with state-of-art emergency call systems
  • Month-to-Month lease agreements available
  • Pet Friendly


  • Warm & welcoming central dining room with an elegant feel
  • Dining room opens onto a large patio for three-season dining outdoors
  • Three dietician approved meals prepared daily by our in-house Executive Chef & Culinary team
  • Meals to suit various dietary needs
  • Meals personally served to your table
  • Salad bar available with every meal for your convenience
  • Private family dining room available for your friends and family
  • Monthly Tasting Events featuring a different Country’s Cuisine every month


  • Wide selection of leisure activities available days, evening & weekends: physical, social, intellectual, cultural
  • Monday to Friday Shuttle Bus/Limo Service for outings, day trips, local churches & resident medical appointments (wheelchair accessible)
  • Daily health & wellness programs (including popular activities such as Bingo, bocce ball, sandbags, live entertainment, pub nights, pet visits and religious services)
  • Dedicated activities for both independent residents and memory care residents
  • Large Heated Indoor Swimming Pool with Instructor led Aquasize Weekly
  • Indoor 9-hole mini-putt course & Ping Pong Tables
  • Bistro & Games Room - including pool table and Wii Games
  • Peaceful Library with Internet Access Computers
  • Multi-purpose room for crafts & baking
  • Facebook page continuously updated with photos of activities, events & outings so family members can keep connected
  • Located close to: various shopping malls, major banks, variety of restaurants, pharmacies, churches & Monfort Hospital

Common Areas

  • Richly landscaped exterior area including resident gardening section, gazebo, sitting area, & walking paths
  • Warm & welcoming entrance with ample seating & fireplace
  • Safe & secure front entrance - bilingual receptionist with extended hours for your convenience
  • Exercise room with equipment as well as yoga area
  • Cinema with large screen, plush chairs, theatre style popcorn & nightly movies
  • Beauty Parlour and Barber Shop
  • Private secure mail boxes
  • Peaceful, Non-Denominational Chapel
  • Tuck Shop
  • Free parking for residents & guests


  • Weekly Housekeeping Services
  • Dry Cleaning Pick-Up and Delivery Services Available
  • Laundry facilities on each floor

Security and Safety

  • 24 -hour onsite nursing staff (bilingual, French/English)
  • In-House Physician and Pharmacy with prescription delivery
  • Intercom/emergency call system in all suites
  • Safety checks three times per day at meal time
  • State-of-the-art Sprinkler Systems and Smoke Detectors
  • Wide & Well-Lit Hallways with grab rails and emergency pull-cords
  • Bathroom grab rails and walk-in shower
  • Heat, smoke & CO detectors in all suites and common areas
  • Security Cameras
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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Contact Us


Beacon Heights Retirement Residence
2201 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1J 0B4
Phone: 613-742-1243


Phone: (613) 291-4798
Regional Director of Operations: Guylaine Waldron