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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2012

I stayed at this hotel in march of 2012. I have stayed here in the past and I do not feel much has changed. The breakfast is standard bagels, danish, fruit, 2 types of cereal, milk, coffee and juice. I found the hotel quiet and there were some rooms under going renovations while I was there. The beds were comfortable...

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2Thank Rob K
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2011

I've got to say that this is such a Great place to stay if you're in the downtown area. It's in a strategic location-close to the City centre and therefore making trips to places such as the Rideau Centre, Parliament Hill, High Commissions/Embassies, Byward Market and Museums a close walk rather than using public transportation.As a 'World traveller' I've stayed...

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3Thank Sylvy08
Parry Sound, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2011

Three of us stayed at this hotel, for a long weekend during This September, yes it is very old and tired,BUT where else can you stay in Ottawa for $33.66 a night per head including breakfast and parking, in a very easy, pleasant, walk away from everything!!!! All of The Staff were outstanding, After accidentally leaving the Do Not Disturb...

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3Thank Miranda62
mid Michigan
Reviewed 1 October 2011

This property is only fair. Rooms are outdated, Room 122, somewhat threadbare, but nice people, great microwave, mini fridge was fine, but no freezer. Very small bathroom. Location is about 20 minutes brisk walk from downtown center (ByWard Market area). Free parking is a perk.

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3Thank ccmkeri
Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 25 September 2011

Our family of 4 ended up staying in Ottawa for a day. We booked this hotel because of it's close proximity to the Parliament Hill and a reasonable price ($105 with AMA discount). Everything was at a low-scale, except the brakefast. Breakfast was reasonable and staff were very friendly! There were stores in a walking distance (3-5 min.), so you...

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2Thank Canadian_Albertan
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2011

Stayed here for one night. Friendly staff, and a decent continental breakfast in the morning. Rooms are tired and in need of a renovation. But for an overnight stay, and 80 dollar price tag, it did the trick....

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4Thank ktown_traveller04
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2011

This place is 100 a night. No frills very basic old worn out room. The bathmat was filthy, the soaps and shampoos are of the lowest quality. The towels are paper thin and the house keeping don't clean properly. All the furniture is old and worn out. The hot water wasn't working. The ice machine was broken.

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4Thank dollpartss
Pembroke, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2011

Check in was smooth with very friendly front desk attendant. We got our room, it was on the 2nd floor and we had to lug all our stuff up a gross stairwell to the 2nd floor. We entered our room and it smelled of someone trying to mask horrible body odour smell with incense. My kids and I could not...

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5Thank Jeff_P1034
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2011

We recently stayed at this hotel for one night. Located close to all attractions. Non-smoking room with 2 queen comfortable beds, very clean bathroom, fridge in the room, wi-fi . Continental breakfast was good.

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1Thank marinelady
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2011

My friend and I went to ottawa to visit some friends and thought this would be a good place to stay because of its cheap price and location, What a mistake! Where do i even begin.. Motel next to a shelter, there were ants in the bathroom and the bed sheets were dirty.The guy at the front desk didnt even...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Econo Lodge Downtown Ottawa The Econo Lodge(R) Downtown is in a prime location minutes from the University of Ottawa and close to many national capital attractions including Parliament Hill, the Royal Canadian Mint, the National Arts Centre and the National Gallery of Canada. The nearby Rideau Canal is perfect for canoeing, kayaking, skating in winter or simply strolling along the shore. Some of the area's best shopping facilities are nearby, including Rideau Centre mall, ByWard Market and the Sparks Street Mall. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area. All spacious guest rooms at the Econo Lodge hotel are air-conditioned and have cable television. Some rooms come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves and whirlpool bathtubs. Non-smoking rooms are available. Guests of this Ottawa hotel enjoy many amenities, including free continental breakfast, free coffee, free local calls, free parking and wireless Internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Downtown

Address: 475 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Z3, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: €67 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Downtown Hotel Ottawa
Econolodge Hotel Downtown
Econo Lodge Ottawa
Ottawa Econo Lodge
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