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Capital Information Kiosk

Address: 90 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5L1, Canada (Byward Market Area)
Phone Number: 1-866-811-0055
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Ranked #49 of 102 Attractions in Ottawa
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Other
Owner description: This modern visitor's center contains six interactive computers that will help you plan your stay...
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Other
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: This modern visitor's center contains six interactive computers that will help you plan your stay in the city.

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ottawa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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.

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

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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

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Red Deer, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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.

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Ottawa
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
44 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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 

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Lima, Peru
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

If you need any kind of advice, you can get a lot of good help here. They know a lot and are very serviceminded.

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Jacksonville, FL
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

We stopped by the Kiosk a couple of times for suggestions and brochures. The attendants were very helpful and the information available was worth the stop.

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Delta, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

A potpourri of local knowledge and some very intersting side trips and off the beaten track attractions

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

The old Capital Infocentre has moved to the World Exchange Plaza at 111 Albert Street, Ottawa (ON) and is now called the Capital Information Kiosk. The staff is still friendly and posess a wealth of knowledge, plus they have lots of great insider tips to share!

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Ottawa, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Hands down the best tourist information booth I have been to anywhere. Well stocked with brochures, maps and knowledgable staff that enjoy helping you. And free washrooms to boot - cannot be beat on Canada Day or any big event downtown.

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