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Swiss Hotel

#11 of 68 Hotels in Ottawa
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89 Daly Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E6, Canada (Formerly Gasthaus Switzerland Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I came to stay here the night of our wedding and the following night as well. I fell in love with our room. Super modern and cool, very spacious, loved the whole lay out. Very quiet and peaceful since it is such a small hotel. Breakfast was also delicious, lot of options for juices and breads and... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank very much for your review! We are happy you had a nice stay and that you enjoyed our buffet breakfast, and we hope to see you again! More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Across the street overbooked us and sent us here so not the best start or our choice. We were told $167/night but it came out to $207 (with tax) - Not Hotel Swiss fault, we got screwed last minute on a Summer Sat. Room small but trendy and very neat. Had an awesome sleep, comfy bed. No breakfast included and... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you had the opportunity to stay with us! The room that you stayed in unfortunately was not our least expensive room (as it was a very busy summer Saturday), but we are happy we were able to arrange something suitable for you during your stay in Ottawa! Next time you are planning to stay, please visit our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We slept very well here! The room was nicely appointed if a little small. The service was excellent and the location perfect for a short stroll to the market, other sights and plenty of places to eat and drink. Highly recommended!

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Swiss hotel has European style and charm. Definitely not your regular hotel. Parking was limited however we lucked out with a spot right out back:) the rooms are on the smaller side but we didn't find it cramped for two. Very updated and modern, the bathroom was very very nice! Comes with dryer, straightener/curling iron....not the greatest but will do.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We were in room 108 which had a queen bed. It's considered to be one of the smaller rooms but we didn't find it to be small at all as it accommodated the two of us just fine. The staff was extremely helpful at all times and also very polite. The room was as clean as some of the major... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It was a charming little place with a beautiful exterior, in an extremely seedy area. The streets surrounding the hotel have a lot of homeless, drunks, and rougher looking people. I noticed that overall Ottawa had a lot of homeless but a bulk of them are in the general area of the hotel. We didn't have any issues with anybody,... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Canadian Xplorer Thank you for writing this review and bringing the quality of your visit to our attention. For our guests who arrive before the room is ready, we have a patio area and an air conditioned lounge area with very comfortable seating where they may wait and rest, in which case we ensure that their rooms are prioritized... More 

Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed for one night and were happy with our decision. In walking distance to the sights, room and bathroom with nice design details and friendly staff at the reception. We did not try the breakfast, though.

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Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Gracious people! Awesome host! I lost my passport while traveling in canada and had to travel to Ottawa for a new one. The hospitality experienced at this hotel (and the hostel next door) is impeccable! The owner is an avid fan of music and has a STELLAR yamaha piano sitting in the meeting room. She was kind enough to let... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Although I did not stay in this hotel and cannot comment on much, I felt that it was necessary to write a good review. I visited my friend at night who was staying at this hotel and the hospitality we received from the woman who ran the hotel was incredible. She worked very hard until midnight preparing for the next... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This hotel is located near Ottawa's seediest neighbourhood. It is an old building and the rooms are quite small but clean and well appointed. It is pricey compared with other larger and more modern hotels located in more upscale downtown areas and the service is quite poor. When I arrived, I contacted the front desk using an inter com/phone by... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Concerning the front door: the front door is not in direct view of our reception and we cannot allow people from the street to wander in without the front desk knowing. Our guests simply need to pick up the phone in the main entrance to be let in, and once the guests are checked in... More 

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