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    Barefoot Hostel

    455 Cumberland St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7J8, Canada
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good25%
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    • Terrible4%
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    “bunk beds” (6 reviews)
    “living room” (6 reviews)
    “free wifi” (4 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 October 2016

    Barefoot Hostel turned out to be an excellent choice :) It is an all-girls female hostel with dorm beds. My bed has a big soft duvet which was just perfect. The hostel is pretty quiet at night, and I certainly felt that the environment was...More

    Thank Jessica X
    Response from Sabina S, Owner at Barefoot HostelResponded 28 October 2016

    Thank you so much for the review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed the hostel as much as you did! We hope to welcome you back should your travels direct you our way again!

    Reviewed 4 August 2016

    This small hostel is in an excellent location for exploring Ottawa's main attractions. You can walk to most of the main things, or use a bike or buses to reach the further places. It has four mixed gender bedrooms upstairs with four bunks each. The...More

    Thank bhs_wpg
    Reviewed 7 July 2016

    I am very glad that I could get a bed at this hostel when the other hostels were already full for Canada Day. The hostel is located inside a converted house and it has a cozy atmosphere and it's usually quiet during most of the...More

    Thank rogiv21
    Reviewed 23 January 2016

    Second time staying here in two years - excellent in every way - quiet, close to Byward Market, US Embassy, canal, Parliament Hill and other attractions, extremely clean and well- managed by owners of Swiss Hotel around the corner, highly recommended, huge bathroom and a...More

    Thank Kdanac
    Reviewed 24 October 2015

    I've stayed at Barefoot twice now during cross-country trips. The facilities feel like staying in a fastidiously clean relative's house -- great kitchen and comfortable living area and incredibly clean and comfortable bedrooms. I left my camera at the hostel and the staff held it...More

    Thank roslars
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$37 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    babyjasper007
    30 August 2017|
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    Response from wanderwoman50 | Reviewed this property |
    I did not see any lockers. I stored my stuff on a chair beside the bed. It's not a state of the art hostel with lockers and curtained beds or anything. It is nice though and I felt reasonably safe.
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    1 July 2017|
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    Response from Sabina S | Property representative |
    Hello! We share parking with our sister business, Swiss Hotel, on a first-come, first-served basis (12$+tax/night, no in/out privileges). There is free evening and weekend parking on the street in the neighbourhood, and paid... More
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    "Would be warm in winter, based off my experience in summer!"
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    "Rooms NOT air conditioned"
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    "quiet, clean"
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    "All bunk rooms are more or less equal, but groups of 4 might ask for their own room together."
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