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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This hostel is perfect if you want to meet new people and get suggestions on where to go out and what to see in Ottawa. Although, if you have problem with a kitchen that is not very clean, or a very crowded dormitory with not much space, this is not for you. Since I came here in the summer, we...

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Lake Louise, Alberta
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Staff here are what makes this place great, their very friendly, always happy to help and give advice on what to see and where to go. Location is right near the centre so easy walk to everywhere including restaurants and bars

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new york
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I stayed at Ottawa Backpackers Inn for one night in late August in the six bed mixed dorm. The bed was comfy, the staff friendly and the vibe in the common room was great, where I met several like-minded travellers. So only criticism I must say was that upon arriving late the staff behind the desk seemed exhausted and didnt...

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Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I know you get what you pay for but the whole time I was there, I was worried about what was going to crawl on me or in my bag. And what's worse is the staff, who tend to treat you like your inconveniencing them on their vacation from reality. Maybe I didn't fit the grubby backpacker part and therefore...

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Thank KBruneau
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I went To Ottawa for weekend sightseeing. Location at Ottawa backpacker is good.I stayed in the house next to main Ottawa backpacker- room clean , quiet , good toilet facilities . I am not comfortable with mixed dormitory .I would go and stay at that place but I will get a single room / stay in a common gender dormitory

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Thank lee476
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The room wasn't particularly clean. The bed sheet and comforter were very old and wouldn't convince anyone that they could ever be clean. Wifi was also slow. But the staff was pretty nice, and it's a decent location...starts to get towards the rougher part of downtown but still walking distance to everything.

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Thank Chitban S
Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Met some really awesome people and the rooms and bathrooms are pretty good :) I'd definitely go back! it's such a great chill atmosphere in such a wonderful location!!! I'd highly recommend you check it out!

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Thank livgrayy
Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The house is located in a perfect place. Everything is kept clean and beautiful. Staff is amazingly nice and helpful. I really enjoyed the time I spent there. Enjoyed meeting all the different people from all over the world. I told people of my experience there and told them if they ever traveled and they wanted somewhere that was as...

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New Providence, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Friendly staff, cozy building. awesome location. Loved walking to the market, and easy walk to the scenic canal and the capital/sparks street for dining/bars. Don't expect a resort. Come here for the hostel experience, not 5 star amenities.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

It was wonderful, I had a great 5 days stay and recommend everyone to try the hostel. They are so friendly, people are awesome and the hostel's owner is the best and takes care of everything by himself.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ottawa Backpackers Inn is the cheapest hostel accommodation in Ottawa. Our hostel does not charge an extra $5 membership fee on arrival. We're also the friendliest hostel in Ottawa. We pride ourselves on offering a laid back service for short term travellers at a great location in the city. We're located Downtown, only 2 minutes away from Byward Market, a supermarket and the liquor store. The Parliament, US Embassy and the Art Gallery are all an easy stroll away. We have all the facilities you would expect from a hostel plus some nice, little extras.> Spacious dorm rooms with safe, secure lockers> friendly staff who can answer most, if not all, your queries> regular night time activities including cake night and movie nights> a common room to chill out in> great kitchen facilities including gas stove, microwave and electric whisks> free bedding with the option to hire towels> free hi-speed wifi> free tea and coffee> luggage storage> parking> laundry> a cat, well not a facility, but a nice extra Reception is open from 8am - 12am. CANCELLATION POLICY: We do not charge for cancellations which are received more than 24 hours before you are due to arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ottawa Backpackers Inn

Address: 203 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T7, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: €20 - €100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ottawa Backpackers Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“I strongly recommend you guys hire someone to clean bedrooms,bathrooms(washrooms),and kitchen or maybe you also can clean by yourself since you have lots of staff. ”
 of 5 bubbles sumeix, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They're very small”
 of 5 bubbles ChitbanS, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Single rooms are small, but comfortable, quiet in the 2nd building, parking at rear available reasonably priced.”
 of 5 bubbles cathpoy, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“We can go in any room you want, I was in a 10 bed dormitory and that was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 411fran_oism, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room messy and dirty. Just...don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles jaesunny, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
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