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Swiss Hotel

#7 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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Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I stayed at the Swiss Hotel only one night for a conference at the University of Ottawa, I can vouch for the hotel's exceptional standard of cleanliness and comfort. I felt as if I were truly in a modernized, 19th century boutique hotel in Switzerland. If you're looking for all the amenities of a mega luxury hotel, you can... More 

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Merrickville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A quaint, delightful small inn within walking distance of the Market, Rideau Center, Parliament Hill and more! The rooms are very European in style with amenities such as wine glasses, tea kettle, tea cups, ipad! Great experience!

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Toronto, Ontario
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I have been looking for a great hotel in Ottawa for a long time, and have finally found it! The owner is lovely, accommodating and really cares about the experience of each guest. My room was rather compact, but very carefully thought out with all the luxuries you would associate with a top end hotel, a beautiful bathroom, a comfortable... More 

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Whitby
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I recently stayed one night in their basic double room. It was compact, but had enough space for an evenings stay. The room had a very modern look and feel. And, it was in excellent shape. It felt like a room worth twice the rack rate, if not for the limited floor space and lack of elevator. My room was... More 

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toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

stayed at the Swiss Hotel the night of April 22, 2015.....lady that runs the place is full of grace...very accommodating - she WANTS you to like her hotel and I did room is very European..room for the bed, and er, that was it...bed was comfy and cozy...coffee maker, good sized tv, good pillows... also had free wifi....the bathroom was fine... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have stayed at the Swiss Hotel during the week for up to 8 times a year during the past 4 years, while visiting our plant in nearby Gatineau. I'm a manager travelling frequently to Canada and USA (from Switzerland) and was happy to find the Swiss Hotel in Ottawa, with unparallelled hospitality and providing a homely feeling. The hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel 1-2 times every week for the past 8 months for school. I'm a student at the university of ottawa and I wouldn't stay anywhere else. On my first visit before booking, I had to pick up a phone and get buzzed in (this was my favorite part). If you dont have a key to... More 

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