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Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   161 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5J2, Canada (Byward Market Area)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked two nights here over the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend. Our son came home from England to spend Thanksgiving with us, and having not seen him for some time we wanted to do something special. Living in the country outside of Ottawa and not wanting to have our celebration hampered by the worries of celebrating at local establishments and then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Prime location, enormous rooms, nice breakfast and excellent service. We were upgraded to a corner room and it was so big it was like having a 1 bedroom apartment in the central part of Ottawa. Nice that this hotel is a short walk to the National Arts Center, City Hall and Parliament. Like that there is a Tim Horton's in... More 

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Douglas C, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear about a great stay in Ottawa! Thank you RazrBlzr, from all the staff at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa for sharing your thoughts! Your have hit on a number of our strengths, and amenities that make for a great visit. Whenever possible, we love to give upgrades, and I am glad... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean, friendly and conveniently located hotel. The rooms are spacious and clean. Large living room and fully equipped kitchens. Available in one or 2 bedroom suites. Bedrooms have 1 king or 2 double beds with a pullout in the living room. 1 bedroom suite can comfortably accommodate family of 5. Fitness facility is actual health club making it significantly... More 

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Douglas C, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you 2dMax2014! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa. Your comments will provide helpful feedback for visiting families to the area, and I am thankful for the time you took to share your thoughts. If I can help in the future planning of a trip to... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a pretty good deal! I was travelling for a week to Ottawa for work. The location of this hotel is perfect, the suites are HUGE - it was nice to have friends come over and visit, hang out on the couch, eat at the dining room table. The free breakfast is really good, so many choices -... More 

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N R, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Hi Jamieg707, Thanks for your stay and thank you for the extensive comments on the Hotel. We are extremely happy that your stay with us was comfortable and to your satisfaction. We certainly are larger in room size than most Hotels as we are an extended stay Hotel and we are glad that you could relax in that space!!! We... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this Hotel for 3 Nights. Very, very clean Hotel, very friendly staff. The little kitchen was very convenient. We could cool the food we bought at the market and the beer of course. Gorgeous breakfast. Everything you like for breakfast is there. We really enjoyed it.

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Douglas C, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you Peter Z! I am so happy your enjoyed your stay with us, and you had a great time in Ottawa! We all work very hard to ensure we keep the hotel as clean as possible, and we have a friendly and energetic team with us to help out anytime! I hope we see you again in the future!... More 

Peterborough, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Ottawa for hockey tournament in October. Hotel located a 20 minute drive from arenas but good location for exploring downtown Ottawa. We all were given 1 bedroom suites which was great for traveling with kids. Rooms very large but outdated, bathrooms could use a remodel but clean. Beds super comfy except pullout couch( needs new mattress). Short... More 

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N R, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Hi Lori D, We thank you for your comments and understand that parking in Ottawa is limited. However, the parking rates are in keeping with the other Hotels in the downtown core. I am glad you found the breakfast convenient for the children. Being close to the places of interest is also convenient for going to restaurants and so on.... More 

Waterloo, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son's hockey team and their parents stayed at the inn this past weekend. The hotel is really well located near the parliament buildings, war memorial, Rideau centre, canal. Everything is within walking distance. The rooms are spacious and clean. The staff were very accommodating with our team. They allowed us to have a team potluck dinner in the 4th... More 

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N R, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Hi Beth M, We are very pleased to hear that everything went well with your son's sport's team activities at the Hotel. It is a lot for all the parents to deal with, for meals and travel to the game and so on. And from time to time we make the concessions to utilize the Breakfast room for the teams... More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel for female travelers on business. Private, quiet, spacious, clean (Paul Mitchell hair products - yes please!). Everything I needed (lots of space, close to my meetings, near running trails). The free breakfast was a bonus, and the breakfast area doubles as a collaboration zone for business meetings (I was clearly not the only one to enjoy this space).

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Douglas C, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Dear violettesareblue, Thank you so much for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa. Your review is helpful for both us, and your fellow travelers. We have a great location, and our large suites fit many different types of guests’ needs. Your hint about... More 

Evansville, Indiana
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the Residence in Ottawa DT to visit US Embassy for 5 days with my family. I chose the hotel because of the proximity to the "Parliament Hill" and Chateau Hotels as well as the Empassy. There are many kinds of good restaurants in walking distance. But be aware they are all expensive. Everything in Ottawa is very... More 

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Douglas C, Front Office Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Dear SWoodJ, Thank you very much for your kind words regarding our staff and location at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa. It is always great to receive feedback, and I am so happy to hear that our staff’s hard work is paying off. Ottawa has a wide range of restaurants, and we do have something for every... More 

Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel as a last minute request, my husband was sent out to Ottawa for work and we decided to make it a week-end getaway. After phoning around and website searches this Hotel was able to check us in super early in the morning 2am. Not many hotels in the area this time of year were accommodating.... More 

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N R, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, responded to this review

Hi, We are extremely happy to know that everything went well for you during your stay with us. Doug is an important part of our team and I have no doubts that he would have taken the utmost care in serving your needs. Many years ago Mary opened a Hotel in Belleville with me and I am please that she... More 

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Address: 161 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5J2, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa > Byward Market Area
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 177
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Ottawa Downtown Hotel Ottawa
Ottawa Residence Inn
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#22 Family Hotel in Ottawa
#23 Business Hotel in Ottawa

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