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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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Graz, Österreich
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205 reviews 205 reviews
100 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown is as the name already said located in the Downtown of Ottawa. All main attractions are reachable within walking distance. It might take you not more than 5 minutes to the heart of the city and maximum 10 to the Rideau canal. the rooms were big, the beds were nice to stay in... More

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Irvine, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, the good things. The location is excellent for seeing everything that Ottawa has to offer. The staff is excellent. They were very helpful, friendly, supportive. We've stayed in many Residence Inns in the past and this RI had one of the best evening receptions that we have ever experienced. As an example, a typical RI might have cheese, crackers,... More

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INNISFIL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in a King Suite and in all the Residence Inns we have stayed in, this one was the most spacious. The suite was huge. The breakfast offered every morning was exceptional - from hot to cold foods and it was not lacking for anything. We had two manager receptions while there and believe me - enough food to... More

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

Dear TEDandLindaM Thank you so much for sharing your experience with your fellow TripAdvisor travelers. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself, and I am glad that I could take the time and talk with you during your stay. I do hope you had a safe trip home, and enjoyed the city! Please feel welcomed to reach... More

Belleville, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
10 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This location is with in walking distance to Bank St. and Market area. Lots to do. We tried several restaurants and pubs. Shopping is all near by. Hotel check in is located on 4 th floor. But once you are located its fine.I met the Manager Ravi, very helpfull and freindly. Hotel is clean and beds very comfortable. They are... More

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

Dear cgmaclean, Thank you very much for your kind words from your recent stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your suite, and our staff were able to help out during your time with us. Your room tip is helpful. When booking at the hotel, “corner” suites (like yours)... More

Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel it's ok if you travel with family rooms are big and beds are comfortable. They have a snack free lunch some days of the week too. It's verry close to Ottawa parliament . Reception staff is verry nice . Breakfast it's great .

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

Dear GIPSY201 Thank you very much for choosing to stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott in beautiful downtown Ottawa. I am pleased to see that our location and suites met the needs for your visit to the city. We really are a fantastic location to base your Ottawa adventures from, and we provide the comforts of home to relax... More

calgary
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good location and big rooms. Nice busy breakfast. Good size pool. The beds need to be replaced. The whole room needs refreshing. We found hairs in one of our beds. The room did not feel very clean after that. If those things are improved, the hotel will be perfect for family stay.

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

Dear sofcal, Thank you very much for your TripAdvisor review of your recent stay with us in Ottawa. I am pleased to hear that many of the aspects of our hotel pleased you, and with improvements you would certainly consider us a perfect place for families. We are constantly trying to improve, and we are actually completing a complete bed... More

London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The suite was a delight. Living room bigger than home and so was the bedroom and bathroom and the bath with shower were a nice touch. As we walked in the whole apartment blew us away and we thought the stay would be great. However if you want to sleep then choose a room off the NW side of the... More

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

Dear NigelJam, Thank you for choosing the Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Ottawa. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the layout and size of the suite, but I am certainly disappointed to hear that you did not get a relaxing night’s sleep. If you should return to the city, and are looking to give us a second... More

Whitby
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This suites hotel has an awkward layout and is a little dated, but more than makes up for it with location and amenities. The rooms are spacious and have a small kitchen. They are clean and up to mariott standards (though the kitchens do seem dated). The pool is nice and has a hot tub. The gym over looks the... More

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

Dear 411Canuck, I am so happy to hear that we played in your enjoyable weekend with your family. Our location in downtown Ottawa makes the Residence Inn by Marriott a great home base for a weekend getaway. Our guests love our complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfasts, and if you are here during our social nights (2-3 nights per week),... More

Burlington, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 3 nights at this hotel in August to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary in Ottawa. The city was wonderful. The hotel is situated close to Byward Market but not in the epicentre of it. It was very easy to walk to Parliament Hill from the hotel or even go into the less touristy areas. So the location was... More

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

Dear 101Whiskers, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience from your visit with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa. Our hotel location and suites work very well for many people travelling to the city for various reasons. For the business traveler, our location is usually very close to anyone working in the downtown... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just checking out today after 6 night stay. Breakfast buffet is passable but could benefit from a better fresh fruit selection. Coffee is NOT Starbucks and is therefore decent. High ceilings in the suite and the corner suites are very roomy. My new go-to hotel in O-Town.

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

Dear Canatara P, Thank you very much for staying with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and I am happy to see that you enjoyed our coffee much more than “the other” brand! If you are ever returning to the city, please feel free to contact me directly... 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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