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330 Nepean Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5G6, Canada
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Ambiance Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #4 of 55 Ottawa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights and agree with all the other reviews that have been done. I confirm that the breakfast was gourmet and we attended to hand and foot by the hostess Maria. It could not be better located to be able see all the main sights of Ottawa by foot. I should have booked a room with a bathroom.

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Surrey, UK
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights, booking 3 of the 4 rooms. All the rooms were clean and everything was as described. The breakfast each morning was plentiful and our hostess remembered the few food allergies of our family and prepared accordingly. The lounge is equipped with a laptop/internet access as well as the more usual items. The first floor... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Maria's B & B for our daughter's graduation this June for a total of five nights and had a wonderful experience. Maria is a super host and an awesome cook! The only regrets that we have is to not have discovered Ambiance's B & B sooner, and to not have taken pictures of the most artistic and... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quiet and safe area to walk in the heart of downtown. Maria was very friendly and very knowledgeable of the city of Ottawa. We were in room # 4. Wonderfully decorated with calm color, pictures and accessories. Very clean and excellent morning breakfast. Maria caters to everybody's dietary needs. Home could not be more comfortable. Make sure to ask... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet, spacious, conveniently located to downtown Ottawa, clean B&B ran by a friendly, well-organised landlord who makes everything possible to make one's stay a memorable one. See you, next year, Maria

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Caloundra, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Just spent two nights here, travelling with another couple. Maria was very knowledgeable re local restaurants and distance to attractions. We stayed in bedroom 1, two single beds and a shared shower with our friends. Bedding was comfortable though room quite small. As home is heritage the floors and stairs creaked as would be expected. Breakfast was good and Maria... More

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AmbianceOttawa, Owner at Ambiance Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to comment it is always appreciated. I'm glad to read that overall you seemed to have enjoyed your stay. I definitelly enjoyed the conversations I had with your husband and the couple you were travelling with. Your comments however about the damp smell leave me puzzled? As you acknowledge ' Maria was always checking that... More

Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights while I attended a conference downtown. We had stayed here previously several years ago for a weekend getaway and really enjoyed it. This time we stayed in the room on the top floor. This is a great room- very private and quiet. Spacious too. Breakfast was awesome. Nice experience all around.

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United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We spent two nights here during our recent trip to Canada. Maria was very welcoming and can help with any information you need regarding your visit to Ottawa. There was a couple from France, with their daughter, staying one of the days we were there. It was interesting at breakfast to see Maria carry on two conversations, in two languages,... More

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Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I recently enjoyed a couple nights at Maria's b & b. Great location. Spotlessly clean. Superb breakfast and good conversation. Lots of nice little touches to make one feel 'at home'. A definite return stay in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We did enjoy our stay at Ambiance it was like home from home . Maria was very welcoming to us and told us about things we should see while in Ottawa that was with in walking distance to to B&B , The food was very good and the place was very clean . I would recommend it to any of... More

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Address: 330 Nepean Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5G6, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
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Ambiance is very centrally located downtown yet on a very quiet residential street allowing you to walk almost everywhere. Only a ten-minute walk to Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal most guests need never use their car or public transit. We are a very easy walk to all major attractions in the city including the Byward Market, Museum of Civilization, National Gallery of Canada, the Ottawa Convention Centre, Canadian War Museum, National Arts Centre, Library and Archives Canada as well as many great local restaurants and shops. Our home built in 1904 maintains it's Victorian charm yet also includes all of life's modern amenities to provide you with great value. Wireless & DSL Internet, luxurious terry robes and bath products, hair dryers, complimentary beverages, business services and much more as well as a full gourmet breakfast and parking are included in all of our very reasonable and affordable rates. ... more   less 
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