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Top Rated Hostels in Ottawa, Canada

Barefoot Hostel 93%

1. Barefoot Hostel

Hostel
455 Cumberland St, Ottawa, Ontario

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 87%

Location 97%

Safety 93%

Staff 90%

Value 91%

53 out of 54 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Barefoot Hostel

10 Aug 2016 94%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 18-24

Nice house!

would recommend this property

17 Aug 2015 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

It feels like a house, also is very clean big rooms, and only few people staying. The location is excellent just near byward market and the parliament!

would recommend this property

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HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel 87%

2. HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel

Hostel
75 Nicholas Street, Ontario

Atmosphere 88%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 81%

Location 94%

Safety 88%

Staff 94%

Value 78%

169 out of 202 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel

02 Jul 2016 97%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 41+

Right in downtown Ottawa

would recommend this property

21 Feb 2016 51%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Business / conference
Age Range: 25-30

Breakfast

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Ottawa Backpackers Inn 86%

3. Ottawa Backpackers Inn

Hostel
203 York Street

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 82%

Facilities 77%

Location 95%

Safety 87%

Staff 89%

Value 84%

62 out of 67 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Ottawa Backpackers Inn

10 Aug 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 31-40

Martin is very kind and accommodating, as were the other staff on site. Great patios out front and back, literally a block away from the byward market area and dozens of bars and restaurants. Close to a bus stop, and University of Ottawa. The A/C in the South America room made a world of difference too on the humid days I was there. Great place!

would recommend this property

25 Aug 2015 77%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

respectful people

would recommend this property

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