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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ottawa Airport

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2881 Gibford Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1C3, Canada
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Ranked #9 of 67 hotels in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay June 28th, 2014. Great room, very spacious, big enough for a queen size air mattress... Unbelievable breakfast for a complimentary, it had everything including eggs and sausages.Room was very clean and beds comfy. Also we got to enjoy the pool and hot tub.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently we had to travel to Ottawa for a soccer game, only my daughter and I, plus many of her team. Rooms were spacious, clean. Good breakfast in the AM. did not use the pool, it looked nice. There was a nice patio we could gather at in the evening. No beverage service. If you have a soccer or hockey... More

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Cornwall, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often use airport hotels before an early morning flight. Overall, this is a great hotel, very close to the airport and right next door to the Park & Fly. The hotel does offer shuttle service but the running hours did not fit our schedule so we could not take advantage of the room/parking deal. With this in consideration, we... More

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Brampton, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family booked four rooms for a Convocation event, and all we clean and acceptable. Good location and easy access to city center. Pool had just been renovated, and gym was in very good shape. Breakfast was fine. Good service from staff.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has never stopped striving for excellence since it opened 3 years ago. Most new hotels slide downhill a bit after their opening, but this property is still in "mint" condition and continues to find better ways to serve its guests. For example, their excellent complimentary hot (and cold) breakfast now includes regular, fat-free, and the oh-so-trendy Greek yogurt.... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I normally stay downtown when in Ottawa, but thought I'd try this place as it's pretty new and was about 1/2 between downtown and where I needed to be for work. The hotel was great. Very clean, great staff, huge room. The breakfast was ok, not as good as some other Holiday Inn Expresses I've stayed at, but you can... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ottawa Airport, responded to this review

Dear Almaniac, Thank you for posting a detailed review about your recent stay with us. We are very pleased you liked our hotel’s cleanliness, huge rooms, and great staff. On the other hand, please accept our apologies for our shortcomings with regard to the internet connectivity and pool area. Please be assured that all your comments are important to us,... More

Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for business and needed a room for one night when most hotels were sold out. I was lucky enough to book a room at this hotel and I will say it is my first stay here and definitely will not be my last. Greg at front desk was amazing! Pleasant, accommodating and extremely personable. Please contact him with any... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiancee and I stayed at the Holiday Inn hotel close to the airport for 2 days. As we entered the hotel, there was an inviting scent. The staff were extremely friendly, and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The staff provided excellent service from the start of our stay until the end. The hotel was... More

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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Exactly what you would expect for the brand. The staff acknowledge my status and provided rooms adjacent as requested. Interestingly they also called earlier in the day to ask if it was OK if the customer before could have a late check out. As I was arriving late I had no problem with this, and on the whole more communication... More

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Toronto, Canada
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20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed here in late May for the Ottawa Tulip Festival. Airport is a short drive away, but couldn't hear any planes during our stay. Staff were extremely friendly at the breakfasts, in the hallways, etc. Short drive (10-15mins) to downtown to the major attractions.

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Address: 2881 Gibford Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1C3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ottawa Airport 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#6 Family Hotel in Ottawa #9 Business Hotel in Ottawa #21 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
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Ottawa Airport Hotel Offers a Free Airport Shuttle From 5 AM-11 PM Located right outside Ottawa near Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, the Holiday Inn Express Ottawa Airport is a great place to begin your Canadian vacation. With close proximity to Ottawa s biggest leisure and business attractions, you will find a comfortable stay at an affordable price. For the business traveler, our Ottawa hotel is just a few kilometers away from Centurion Conference and Event Center. You can also get to the heart of downtown Ottawa quickly and easily, as it is just twelve kilometers from our airport hotel. Ottawa s information technology industry is right at your fingertips with businesses such as Black Coral and Apple Canada within ten kilometers of our hotel near Ottawa International. Ottawa s many tourist attractions are all located within a short distance of our hotel near Ottawa airport. Parliament Hill is just 12 kilometers away, in the heart of downtown Ottawa. A little further away from our Ottawa airport hotel is Mont Cascades. This mountain offers skiing in the winter and hiking trails in the summer. During your stay at our hotel near Ottawa International, you can take advantage of the indoor heated pool & whirlpool spa and the free Internet access. Come Stay Smart with us at the new Ottawa airport hotel and see what Ottawa has to offer. ... more   less 
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