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University of Ottawa Residences

90 University Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #9 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Ottawa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The accommodations were larger than a standard hotel room with 2 separate bedrooms and a small kitchen area. If you are looking for a luxury hotel room this isn't the place. If you need an inexpensive, very clean, well located place to stay, this is perfect. It was a little cold in one room due to the location of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The quality is definitely good according to University residence standards, and service staff is available around the clock and very helpful and friendly. Most rooms don't only have (cranky and sometimes slow) wireless network, but RJ45-Ethernet wall outlets for wired network as well, which is definitely faster and more pleasant to use, so be sure to bring your Ethernet cable.... More 

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ottawa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The university rent out their student accommodation during summer vacation. The apartment won the other downtown accommodations by a few ways: the price is lower than $100 ($16 for parking); location right next to the canal and minutes walking to all the attractions and activities. The condition of the apartment is really good. It has two separate rooms, bright and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in Ottawa recently for 1 night, and the price for the Ottawa U residences definitely can't be beat. I stayed at the Friel residence, which was modern and fairly clean. The lobby had a/c, but the rooms were fairly warm on a hot summer day. The free wifi was unexpected but nice. The beds weren't very comfortable, though,... More 

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cabarete
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's close enough to Byward Market and the attractions, so you can actually walk. The rooms are straight forward no frills, there's no services, but it's clean, and easy. For the price, it's a good deal.

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Toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 8 nights here (90 University, 2-bedroom suite) at the end of May/early June 2015 for a conference. My experience was good, but I think my expectations were pretty realistic since I lived in residence as an undergrad. The rooms are basic, maybe even a little worn (it is a residence). There is extended cable, which was a nice... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The University rents rooms and suites to travellers during the summer months. The suite are two separate bedrooms with a your own kitchen, TVs and air conditioned. The single rooms are efficient but you share the kitchen area and TV room facilities. The single rooms are also NOT air conditioned and can be very warm during heat waves, bring a... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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 June 15, 2015

-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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

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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