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Capital Information Kiosk

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Address: 90 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5L1, Canada
Phone Number: 1-844-878-8333
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This modern visitor's center contains six interactive computers that...

This modern visitor's center contains six interactive computers that will help you plan your stay in the city.

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Great Information and Large Information Centre

For tourists, this may be a good first stop to organize your sight seeing in the city. There is information in English and French and the staff are very helpful. Close to many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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English first
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214 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For tourists, this may be a good first stop to organize your sight seeing in the city. There is information in English and French and the staff are very helpful. Close to many downtown hotels and across from the Parliament Buildings.

Thank ballyga
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199 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This should be the first place you visit if you are a tourist in Ottawa. The staff are so informative and helpful. There are tickets available for lots of attractions and that is where we got our free tickets for the Parliament tour. Bus timetables, maps and so much more. The toilets are in the basement and there is a... More 

Thank Lindagreenacre
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371 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The ideal first stop on Ottawa to find out info. Not least because I couldn't find a single guide book in England which covered Ottawa at all!!! Helpful staff.

Thank adam_nwuk
Singapore, Singapore
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253 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We came by this place for a lunch break after our cruise at the Thousand Islands which was spectacular. It was around 11.45am when we arrived. The Capital Information Kiosk, which I would regard to as a Center, is a one-stop service center for tourists or visitors to obtain all the information about Ottawa and its key attractions. Not only... More 

Thank ZfyEd
Chatham, Ontario
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266 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Located directly across from the hill, this is where you can get free tickets to tour the parliament buildings. Tickets are only available for the current day. This is a 30 minute tour is well worth it. Note you can't bring in large bags but smaller bags can go through the airport like security on the hill.

Thank greaume
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I live in Ottawa but when I am downtown and looking for something to do or wanting some information, I stop in and talk to the staff...they are very friendly and have answers.

Thank buka7
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

How can the nation's capital downgrade its major tourism information to a "kiosk"? This is such a race to the bottom and another indicator how Canada is losing its place in the world. Go to any major city in the world -- London, Berlin, Melbourne, etc. etc. and you will find they have excellent tourist resources for those visiting. But... More 

2 Thank DPP222
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Central, knowledgable staff, great 3-d map of downtown and some interesting activities for kids

Thank Janice M
Red Deer, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. I did prefer the old location across from the Parliament Buildings as it was much easier to access.

1 Thank food-hiking
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126 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

I was moving in the area, coming from another province in 98 and that's the first stop I made and I have no regrets, we've found so much information's , so now I recommend this to anyone who wants to move in the surroundings of Ottawa, or to anyone who are just visiting ...they even have booklets for rebates on... More 

Thank LineBoutinActress

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