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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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Description: This modern visitor's center contains six interactive computers that will...
This modern visitor's center contains six interactive computers that will help you plan your stay in the city.
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Full of good info

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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England
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336 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 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.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 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 

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Chatham, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 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.

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ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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
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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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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.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 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 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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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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