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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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Ottawa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2010

I hosted a meeting/conference and dinner at the ARC, and many of the guests stayed at the hotel. The service was great, the food excellent, and all of the guests that stayed there were very happy with the rooms and amenities. We would definitely consider the ARC for another meeting and dinner function.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2010

I booked this hotel with some reservations because of mixed reviews on Tripadvisor. Some great and some terrible reports. My stay was without incident. The rooms are on the smaller side - but not the smallest I've stayed in by far! Perfect for one and suitable for 2 - if you are planning a holiday where you actually get out... More

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Kingston
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

My wife and I decided to have a romantic getaway in lovely downtown Ottawa for Valentine's day. We had stayed at the Westin Ottawa last june and fell in love with the downtown area. Making the decision to return to Ottawa, we began an on-line search for a Valentine's package that would take care of both lodging and food as... More

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Ottawa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

We stayed there (my wife and I) for a 1 night weekend getaway and I have to say that we were disappointed with several situations that occurred during our stay... First of all, when we arrived, we were told that our queen size bed room had been upgraded to a king size bed room. When we arrived in our smelly... More

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CANADA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

We tremendously enjoyed our stay, a suprise birthday get-away that my husband arranged with the ARC's terrific staff. From the front desk staff to administration to the terrific input by the ARC's Executive Chef, every individual my husband spoke with helped to make our stay a fabulous vacation, making us feel well-cared and pampered. We would definitely return and highly... More

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toronto
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2010

very friendly staff, clean and modern rooms with a great restaraunt and amazing food!!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

Booked at the hotel due to location. Outside of the building is not very exciting, but once in the lobby and greeted by the staff - it was like an urban oasis. Name a hotel that serves you prosecco and quality chocolates when you arrive - a great experience. Loved the food and the wine menu - offers some great... More

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2010

Everything about the hotel was exceptional. The rooms are beautifully decorated and appointed and very comfortable. The staff was sincerely eager to make our stay special and were very accommodating.

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san antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2010

this was my first time back to Ottawa in over 10 years when i lived there for university and a few years following. i chose the Arc for its location mainly, and the smaller more contemporary design also attracted me. the staff was so friendly and accommodating. the rooms were super comfortable - i would definitely recommend the Arc for... More

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Mont Tremblant
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2009

I have absolutely nothing negative to say about ARC The Hotel. The service, the room, the decor, and the extra attention made this stay a most pleasurable one. Very reasonably priced special packages. I have stayed at ARC The Hotel before, and will definitely be back ... I am already looking forward to it!

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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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