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ARC The Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   140 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H6, Canada (Byward Market Area)
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Ranked #26 of 66 hotels in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came down to spend the night for a romantic getaway (started at Le Nordik), and had picked out the "Get a Room" package at the Hotel. When we arrived the front desk was very friendly and offered some sparkling wine as we checked in. The room itself was great (minus no view being downtown) we had a big roman... More

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Durham
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80 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well sited for visits centreing on downtown Ottawa; Parliment Hill, Rideau shopping Byward Market area and the Fairmont Chateau are all just minutes away. The room we had ("intimate queen room") was very small and very dark. The only window faced onto another wall just a few feet away. However, the decor was smart and modern and... More

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Colin M, Owner at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

Dear happy_riad_fan, As a "top contributor" we value your opinion - thank you for sharing! Absolutely, we do offer larger guest room options including our Romantic Luxury Kings, Spacious Junior Suites, and Stylish Executive Suites - check them out next time you stay with us, appreciate having you experience them! We look forward to extending a warm ARC welcome to... More

Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was super nice and able to get me the package I was looking for. Its only a few block away from Parliament and the Royal Oak pub which was amazing. The rooms are small but super cozy! And the bed and pillows OMG I don't think I ever slept on a more comfortable bed in my life! I... More

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Colin M, Owner at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Regislive, Thank you for rating ARC "a nice hotel for sure" - we concur! Our team is committed to differentiating each guests' stay - thank you for noticing our breakfast offerings provide a unique and memorable culinary experience. We would welcome the opportunity to have your stay at ARC again - next time checkout our dinner gatronomy as well... More

North East, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Ottawa for business and selected this hotel due to its location and range of services. I liked valet parking for 25/night with in and out privileges complimentary internet 25% discount for dining at the ARC lounge featuring nouvelle French cuisine courteous prompt service from the front desk trendy room appointments including robes in the bathroom and high... More

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Colin M, Owner at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EqwineAcres, Thank you for sharing your ARC experience - delighted that you rated us a "boutique gem in the heart of downtown" - thank you! On your future visits to ARC, I hope that you will have time to experience our in room spa services, and our fitness room on the lower level of the hotel. With spring FINALLY... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancee and I stayed here for 1 night, as we were in Ottawa for a spa getaway (offsite). You can pull right up, and with a $25 charge, it is valet parking with unlimited in/out. When we arrived Saturday morning, around 11, there was no one to take our bags outside, I assume because we were early for checkin.... More

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Colin M, Owner at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kristin J, Thank you for taking the time to share your ARC experience with our online community. We are truly honored that you chose ARC and spent your anniversary with us. For future stays, you may wish to enjoy our inroom Spa services - at the same time take advantage of our ARC in room culinary experience. Thank you... More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent a night here and was throughly impressed!! The friendly staff, was extremely helpful and accommodating with any questions or concerns I had. I was given excellent advise for social venues throughout the city, and the cleanliness of the facility was second to none! Give this gem a try, as you will not be disappointed!

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Colin M, General Manager at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

ARC The.Hotel would like to express our gratitude to you for taking the time to leave such a complimentary review. Our Team makes every effort to ensure our guest’s experiences are superb. We sincerely hope that you will choose to stay with us again on your next trip to Ottawa More

Toronto, Ontario
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at the ARC last weekend for business. I had excellent interactions all around...staff, facilities, attitude, etc... For the business traveler looking to stay downtown this is an excellent hotel (internet included!).

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Colin M, General Manager at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review of ARC The.Hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed our hotel services, as well as, our unbeatable location. We would be honored to have you stay with us again in the near future More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in March. First impression on walking in was positive as the man at the reception was friendly, fast, and helpful. First impression on seeing our room on the 7th floor was 'this room could've been bigger'. I'd say the only thing I wasn't crazy about for this hotel was the size... More

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Colin M, General Manager at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your thorough and complimentary review of ARC The.Hotel. We hope that you will continue to have us as your hotel of choice in Ottawa and look forward to welcoming you back. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfectly located for business or pleasure The ARC is a hidden gem in the jungle of downtown Ottawa. A smaller hotel with a fine touch and good value. Do not expect an enormous suite but instead a smaller room with all the comforts. Give it a try you will nnot regret it.

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Colin M, General Manager at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation of ARC The.Hotel. We never tire of hearing the great experiences of our guests and your review was no exception. We look forward to being of service again in the near future. More

North Vancouver, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
31 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an ok hotel but it has seen better days. I was received at the desk by a surly individual who did not go out of his way to be friendly. As a first contact person, it did not make a good first impression of the service of the hotel. Other employees were pleasant enough. The painting on the... More

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Colin M, General Manager at ARC The Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your candor and honesty in your review of your stay with us. It appears we are doing some things well, and your comments will help us improve in the areas where we fell short. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Ottawa. More

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Additional Information about ARC The Hotel

Also Known As:
Arc Hotel Ottawa
Arc Hotel
Address: 140 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H6, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa > Byward Market Area
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Luxury Hotel in Ottawa
#21 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#22 Family Hotel in Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ARC The Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An oasis of calm in this busy city, ARC The.Hotel welcomes its guests into a softly lit lobby with hardwood floors, designer furnishings, modern art wall hangings, and Japanese-inspired architectural flourishes. Business travelers appreciate the downtown location and high-speed Internet access throughout, but the hotel is also a favorite with couples indulging in weekend getaways. Guests at this boutique Ottawa hotel enjoy a glass of sparkling wine at check-in as well as complimentary 24-hour ARC Private Selection Blend coffee and tea service in the lobby. The hotel also offers the Arc Lounge & Dining, a virtual business center with high-speed Internet access (surcharge), concierge and valet services, 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary shoeshines. A library lounge offers a selection of books, magazines, and CDs for in-room use. ... more   less 
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