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Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel

75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada
+1 613 235 2595

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8.1

Excellent
based on 3,527 reviews
Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel - Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Booking.com $52
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 1.2 km
Location rating 9.4

Rooms

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Double rooms

$100+

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$100 per night
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Double bed
$109 per night

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  • Good
    Dec 2019
    8.0

    if you mention that it is FREE, suggested to provide a seperate item for vegans (do not eat eggs or drink milk)

    All Good !!!!!

  • Excellent
    Dec 2019
    9.2

    There isn’t elevator...

  • Good
    Dec 2019
    8.0

    It was a fun experience! I decided on only one night because I don't like sharing a toilet and shower. However, there were hardly any inmates in my "cell block" so it felt very relaxed. The place is immaculately clean and the breakfast was very adequate (bagels, cereals, hard boiled eggs, etc). The location is fabulous, 2 streets to Rideau Street and a short walk to the ByWard Market, which has good artisanal shops and great restaurants.

    The cell was a bit claustrophobic (as expected for a jail cell) and the temperature a little hot although there was a fan in my room.

  • Poor
    Dec 2019
    1.0

    Nothing

    Everything about that place

  • Good
    Nov 2019
    8.0

    Modern signage, bright lights in the cell, cleanliness, comfortable beds, good WiFi coverage. No need to bring towels or linens to a central return basket.

    Noise reverberates in the concave, cellar style ceiling. Snoring from neighbouring cells travels. Also, radiator style heating makes pinging noises throughout the night. Hostel provides ear plugs.

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About

Overview

The HI – Ottawa Jail Hostel is located in a restored jailhouse adjacent to the Ottawa Convention Center and Rideau Center Mall. Both Chateau Des Charmes Wines and the University of Ottawa are within two miles, while Casino du Lac Leamy is a 10-minute drive away. This budget hotel has multilingual staff and is seven miles from Ottawa International Airport. The hotel has 29 non-smoking guest rooms, paid parking on-site, and baggage storage.

This hotel has amenities that include a laundry room, a backyard, and lockers for guests to make use of. Guests staying at the establishment have linens included and can use the television room and library inside the hostel. The rooms include eight-bed rooms, six-bed rooms, four-bed rooms, and private rooms. There is free wireless Internet in every room, a complimentary breakfast, and free earplugs for a good night’s sleep. Many of the private rooms include an ensuite bathroom and reading light.

There are many different restaurants in the area of the hotel, with the Albion Rooms a few steps away for a Canadian gastropub experience. Norca Restaurant & Bar, Big Smoke Burger, the Loft Board Game Lounge, Kothu Rotti, and 3 Brothers Shawarma & Poutine are also within quick walking distance.

Many attractions are also in the area like Odyssey Theatre, Ottawa Art Gallery, Tin House, Rideau Center, and Shaw Center. The National War Memorial is a seven-minute walk from the hotel.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.1 Excellent

based on 3,527 reviews

9.5

WiFi

9.4

Location

3.8

Comfort

3.3

Bar

Things to know

  • Wonderful sightseeing
  • Friendly atmosphere

Check in

15:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Concierge service
Bicycle hire
No smoking
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Hiking
Library
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Grill
Babysitting or child care

FAQs when booking at Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel

Where is Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel located?

Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel is located at 75 Nicholas Street in Sandy Hill, 1.2 km from the centre of Ottawa. Shaw Centre is the closest landmark to Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel?

Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel.

Does Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel offer free parking?

No, Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel does not offer free parking.

Does Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel from the airport?

Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel is 11.5 km from Ottawa. Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel is 84.6 km from Ogdensburg.

Can you bring pets to Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel?

No, pets are not allowed at Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel.

Does Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel have a pool?

No, Hi- Ottawa Jail Hostel does not have a pool on-site.

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Shaw Centre 219 m
  • University of Ottawa 0.5 km
  • National War Memorial 0.5 km
  • Bytown Museum 0.7 km
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica 0.8 km
  • Parliament Hill 0.8 km

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Ottawa 11.5 km
Ogdensburg 84.6 km
Ottawa Station 3.1 km
Ottawa Fallowfield 14.5 km

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