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The Business Inn & Suites

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This place does not look like much from the outside, but the converted apartment building features some very spacious rooms and the best complimentary breakfast that I have ever had with so many options and made to order omelettes and more. Great location and very close to restaurants and bars. Very friendly staff as well. We had an enjoyable stay...

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Thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor regarding your most recent stay. We appreciate your positive review regarding the hotel and staff. We always strive to ensure that guests experience the comfort of their home while away.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I had a writing project to complete and needed to sequester myself for 24 hours to get it done, so I booked a room at the Business Inn last-minute online. For under $140 taxes included I got a gigantic one-bedroom suite that included a living room, dining room, kitchen, full bathroom, bedroom and balcony overlooking Elgin Street. It's not the...

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I will definitely be back here if I get the chance to visit Ottawa again. The location is great. A 15 min walk to Parliament and lots of restaurants around. The room was huge! For our rate of $100/night, we got a king sized bed (which was VERY comfortable), a couch, dining table and kitchenette. Awesome! Since we were travelling...

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Maberly, Canada
Reviewed 15 April 2016

A bit dated, but very clean and well equipped accommodations. The staff were friendly and efficient. The rooms were quite spacious and fully equipped with a computer & printer, along with a 46" Sony bravia plasma TV. The room fronted on Elgin St, but was quite well sound insulated. The included breakfast was substantial, and considering it was included in...

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Naughton, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Great wifi! Great staff! Check-in was easy, the staff were super helpful. Rooms are really nice and made for business people. Best part of the hotel is its location. Minutes away from everything and steps away from shops and restaurants.

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Massive apartment with everything you could need including kitchen, computer with printer and balcony. Free wifi. Free massive breakfast. Free washing and drying facilities and free washing powder. Great rate on the room. I have been travelling all around the world for business for the past 20 years and this is the best hotel for its price I have ever...

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you are looking for a standard "hotel chain" stay where everything is predictable, this is probably not the place for you. This hotel is one of many converted apartment buildings in the area, so you get the benefit of extra large space with a fully equipped kitchen. You may be annoyed with the unusual building layout (especially the hell-hole...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This was the second stay here for us. A terrific hotel right on Elgin st. The rooms are awesome and if you get it on Expedia or a similar site, the price is incredible. The breakfast is really good as well. Can't say enough about this place! Thanks again..

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Pembroke, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Very nice hotel. April 1 - April 3 we stayed for the second time. The front Desk Staff are so friendly and courteous. Very accommodating, as at the last minute we decided to stay another night. Food is great!! Beds are comfortable and Cleaning staff do a wonderful job. Thank you everyone. We will be back for sure. Special thank...

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Thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor regarding your most recent stay. We appreciate your positive review regarding the hotel and staff. We always strive to ensure that guests experience the comfort of their home while away. Our entire team looks forward to your next stay.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Very nice hotel for the price. Breakfast staff / maids / maintenance staff all very friendly and welcoming. Most of the front desk staff are great. The two men working in the morning of Sunday April third clearly do not understand they are in the service industry. I travel all the time and have many friends in this industry. Maybe...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spread your paperwork over large desk tables, relax on the comfortable living room sofas and wake up refreshed in a king size bed. If your family is traveling on business with you, our spacious suites feature fully equipped kitchens and household amenities to satisfy their needs as well. Located at the central hot-spot of Ottawa. Locals and visitors enjoy dinner, dancing and live music. 24 hour diners, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal and the ByWard Market are within walking distance, making The Business Inn the perfect location when staying in Ottawa! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Business Inn & Suites

Address: 180 Maclaren St | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0L3, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: €68 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Business Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
The Business Hotel Ottawa
Business Hotel Ottawa
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Ottawa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#3 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Family Hotel in Ottawa
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