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Reviews of HI Ottawa Jail Hostel Ottawa Hostel

75 Nicholas Street, Ontario, Ottawa, Canada

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 83%

Location 95%

Safety 90%

Staff 95%

Value 81%

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Important Information

- The mandatory provincial and federal taxes (13%) will be applied at check-in.
- HI/YHA discounts are not available to members as part of this booking.
- Online group bookings are not accepted, you must contact the hostel directly if you would like to make a group booking

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Ottawa?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 83%

Location 95%

Safety 90%

Staff 95%

Value 81%

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19 Dec 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: The looks, the jail tour, the people, everything was fabulous. If I'll ever be in Ottawa in the future, I'll be sure to stay here again.

Disliked: No ghosts spotted.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
22 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Originality

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
02 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Liked: Right in downtown Ottawa

Disliked: They should post a sign asking if people to keep it down after 11pm

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
21 Feb 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Breakfast

Disliked: Bathrooms

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Anonymous
27 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Original

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
18 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Liked: Location, character and price.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
18 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: very different

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
01 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Tons of character! You get to sleep in an old prison!

Disliked: Would be nice to have showers on each floor but no big deal.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
09 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: It looks like jail from the inside and from the outside you think it's a museum or something, liked it a lot because it's different.

Disliked: Only one bathroom per floor, would be better if there would be more.

Customer would recommend this property

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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: Location to tourist attractions

Disliked: They booked my private room to another person so I had to sleep in a shared room

Customer would recommend this property

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