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Econo Lodge Downtown

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   475 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Z3, Canada
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Ranked #57 of 66 hotels in Ottawa
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Glasgow, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel about 8 years ago and based on my recent stay I'm positive that the management has not done any renovations since then. The paint is falling off the walls, screens in windows are ripped, The hotel is in a state of disrepair. The front desk staff seemed annoyed if I asked a question and with... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worst hotel that I have ever had. The hall wasn't indoor in my opinion, the hall would need a lot of reservation. Some lights were out smell like cigarette and a lot of spider webs. Also I got several bug bite on my leg so I really didn't want to use the blanket so I used my towel... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms need updating, location is fairly far from downtown (only works, if you travel by car). The room smells and air conditioning does not seem to do the job. I DO NOT RECOMMEND staying there, unless everything else is booked.

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here as I regularly come into Ottawa for a night of work. Location is just east of King Edward, meaning just beginning to leave downtown and it is a run-down neighbourhood. If you walk from downtown you should be prepared to be asked for a lot of handouts from those on the street. The hotel itself looks like it... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

i waited to write this review with the hopes that the hotel or choice hotels would offer me something for the horrible nights stay we had and compensate us for the inconvenience of no sleep and bug bites but all i got from choice hotels is we will contact the hotel and have them respond and all we got from... More

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

It is a correct place if you don't like to pay hotel room with many services that you don't want to use (such as gym, business centre, etc.) and that have latest decoration style. It is a place to sleep, take the breakfast and leave. We went there with children and had to explain why people on next room were... More

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Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

For 80$ a night with a group buy coupon, it's a perfectly respectable hotel well located and with parking. Free breakfast (think limited choices and sustainance more than enjoying breakast) and wifi are available. The room was fairly clean, the ceiling in the washroom was coming apart but apart from that, the room was big, the bed was comfortable, there... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We rented a room and were very disappointed. The front staff were not friendly, the room was dirty, and building is old, paint peeling. The location is good and is downtown. The rooms are very small and motel need upgrading.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Very disappointed in the over all cleanliness of the unit. It is an aged motel and in need of a lot of repairs. The décor was dark, dingy, and the furnishings well worn. Over all the room had an unpleasant smell about it. The exterior of the building had broken soffits and facias, and the parking lot had not been... More

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Toronto, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My first try at the place. I wanted to go cheaper because I was in Ottawa only for one night. Check-in was fast and I was given a quiet second floor corner unit. Parking was kind of a mess but I have to consider the freezing rain a few days before. Walkways in front of the bottom units are uneven... More

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Address: 475 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Z3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
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Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Downtown 2*
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Econolodge Hotel Downtown
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