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University of Ottawa Residences

90 University Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #10 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Ottawa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hudson, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed one night in the Rideau Residence at the University of Ottawa. We were in Ottawa for the Women's World Cup and were not able to find a room in any of the "traditional" hotels in town. The Rideau Residence is actually an old hotel that the University purchased and converted into dorms. The rooms have the feel of... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

-bare -no carpet -mattress had plastic guard that made noise with movement -hot & humid, no a/c -shared bathroom -check-in and amenities not in the same building -the worst accommodations I've ever paid for. There are other places that are just as cheap, but much better.

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Quebec City, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was perfect and the price as well however this property should not be considered like a hotel. First they have two locations but they don't indicate you that when booking so they sent me at the wrong place. Then I checked in and they could not find my reservation (for which I had the confirmation) and they were... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There are 2 sites. 90 university Street and 240 Friel located about 1km apart. Normally occupied by students, many units are available during the summer for prices (in 2015) varying from 90 to 96$ tax included. Accommodations vary. Our unit had no TV and only see thru drapes and no kitchen ustensil but linens were provided and daily clean-up was... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This was by far the most affordable, downtown located, place to stay that was not a hostel or airbnb listing. For a family of four this residence was the only one that could accommodate us in one room. You will certainly feel like you are in a uni residence when you step into the room! It was clean, with strange... More 

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Kampala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I stayed here for two days May 11 and May 12, 2015 and have no disappointments. The residence is very friendly if you are on a tight budget but still comfortable to spend a night. I was impressed by the students doing the check ins, very conversational, very tuned in to what a customer means to the business. I got... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Stayed here as part of a group. There are many different residences and options varying from traditional dorm to multi room suites. Some of the options are extremely inexpensive. I have stayed in university residences before and was surprised at how poorly these rooms were cleaned after the school year. Massive stains in carpets, holes in walls, non functioning thermostats...... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stayed here with one other person recently, for a concert. The "hotel" is located so close to everything, as well as bus stops. Price is decent for the city. Expected a two-room, kitchenette suite; however, we ended up on the 20th floor with a double bed and a love seat (which ended up serving as a second bed for myself),... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here in the last two weeks of the summer holidays. The person making our booking made a mistake which was cleared up very quickly As other reviewers have stated, it's a university dorm... if you want the ritz, go and stay there. My partner and I were able to stay in a two room dorm for $51 a... More 

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Alberta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is very basic accommodation as it's university dorm rooms being rented out. I stayed in a 2 bedroom with bathroom unit and had air conditioning. The room was reasonably clean and there were basic amenities. The towels were really in bad shape though and not very pleasant to use. The location is great as the downtown is walkable from... More 

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