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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
7 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our stay was great. I chose the Residence Inn due to its location, room size/layout and included breakfast and my husband and I were pleased with all 3. The location was great - a short walk from the university and Parliament Hill. Our room was huge, clean and had a perfect layout. Our bedroom was separated from the living room... More

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

Dear newtraveler0910, I am very happy to hear you had a great stay with us here at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa. It is always a pleasure to hear about people who enjoyed our city, and in part a stay at our hotel! We cater very well to many types of guests. Long term business, short term... More

Toronto
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is perfectly situated in the downtown core. Walking distance to most downtown amenities. Staff are helpful and great for directions. The complimentary breakfast is the same standard as all other properties. Rooms are large yet in need of some renovations. Some rooms have a washer / dryer in them which is a bonus. One of my favourite hotels... More

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

Dear cuddlypolarbear, I couldn’t express how thankful I am for your kind words. Your comments are excellent information for a fellow traveler who make be looking for some advice on where to stay. We have a great location in a great city. Walking to most attractions is very possible from our location, and Parliament is just up the street. With... More

Lyss, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel is great. It is in walking distance of the Parliament Hill. The room we had was really big and clean. It even had a kitchen. In our arrangement breakfast was included. The variety of the food was perfect. If you come with a car, they have a garage in the hotel, which costs around 20... More

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

Dear PatriciaSchwab, Thank you very much for sharing some great information about your stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa. I am pleased to hear that our location and large suites helped you enjoy your stay! Breakfast is always included at the Residence Inn here in Ottawa, and I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed a... More

Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of 5 had a wedding to attend in Wakefield, QC. I choose the location because it was central to everything. I have to say the location was perfect. It took us only 10-15 mins to travel to anywhere we wanted to go to in Ottawa or Gatineau. The best part was that it was free parking on the street... More

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

Dear cgarn, I am happy to hear you had a great stay in Ottawa on your visit to attend the wedding in Wakefield. I hope that you and your family have lots of stories to share from your weekend away! A great tip to fellow travelers about the availability of Free Parking in Ottawa on the streets on weekends! Most... More

Pine Grove Mills, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based upon the reviews and the location, we selected this facility for our five evening vacation in the Ottawa area. We were very pleased. Upon arrival, the staff at the desk was very accommodating for our oversized 4Runner with a Rocket Box and receiver hitch bicycle rack. Every staff member we encountered during the week was friendly and helpful. This... More

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

Dear PennaHiker, It was a pleasure to have you with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa recently! You have touched on a number of our strong points here at the hotel and in Ottawa. The city is fantastic for biking! As a biker myself, I love to see our onsite bicycle storage full at all times!... More

Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is simply home away from home. I stayed for 1 complete month in May-June timeframe and was completely floored by hospitality of the staff. The front-desk was courteous enough to change my room towards Laurier Avenue side which has a nice downtown view. The rooms were kept neat and clean. Breakfast has lot of variety for you to explore... More

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

Dear Madhawan, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Our goal is to make everyone feel like we are their home away from home, and it is always great to hear from guests who experienced just that. We work very hard to keep everyone comfortable and relaxed so that they can focus on their... More

Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here for a business trip for 4 nights in June 2014. The hotel is in a great location, just a half block from Elgin and a 5 minute walk to the Parliament and Spark street. Rooms are all suites with full kitchens. There is ample space. It was just me on this trip, so I didn't use the kitchen,... More

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

Hi Jordan, Thank you for you your recent stay with us. We are pleased to note that the services at the Hotel met your needs . Please do stay with us again, should you visit Ottawa again. Thanks and regards, More

Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Fantastic weekend visiting Doors Open Ottawa. As a family we planned ahead of time what we were going to visit and we were certainly not disappointed. The Supreme Court and Parliament Building tour were very informative and amazing to see. The highlight of the trip was the Royal Canadian Mint which I highly suggest a visit there. Byward Market was... More

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

HI, Thanks for your comments after your recent stay with us. We are extremely happy that your stay in Ottawa was exciting and every word of your denotes the good time you had here. Ottawa does have a lot to offer, and staying in the downtown core offers these at close proximity. While we have noted your comments we do... More

West Vancouver, BC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A colleague and I stayed here recently while attending a 5 day conference. This hotel is well located on Laurier Street, about a 10 minute walk to the conference centre and Rideau Centre Mall. It is also convenient to all major downtown tourist attractions. The set-up of the hotel isn't typical. The lobby and breakfast room are on the 4th... More

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

Hi kayteeYVR, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we are very pleased to note that while not everything was to your satisfaction your general experience was positive. You specific comments are being addressed and we certainly are happy that you pointed these out to us. We have a good team of associates and are always trying... More

St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Friendly efficient staff. Great location regardless the time of year. Easy walking distance to Byward Market, a mall, a cinema, the river, the canal, the cool shops on Banks Street, and has a Tim Horton's restaurant at the entrance. Room rate includes breakfast. Rooms are spacious and come with kitchenette. Underground parking is available. Fitness facilities are basic but well... More

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

Dear David P, Great review! Thank you very much for your comments and sharing your thoughts. Our location at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa is hard to beat, and we do have an excellent staff here at the hotel (if I do say so myself!). Should you need to discuss this stay in further detail, or would... More

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Address: 161 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5J2, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa > Byward Market Area
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#25 Business Hotel in Ottawa
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