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Ambiance Bed and Breakfast

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330 Nepean Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5G6, Canada
Ambiance Bed and Breakfast
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Rating summary
  • 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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Wiarton, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of staying at the Ambiance in February. This was our second stay with Maria, and we were happy to return. The location was perfect for all of our needs, and we were within walking distance to great shops. Definitely our favourite place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ambiance B&B is located a couple of minutes walk from the city center with good parking space on and off road. To give an idea of space we parked a Chevy Silverado pickup truck in the off road parking and there was more than enough space. The B&B has good facilities including a comfortable TV room with a laptop for... More 

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Dundas, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time at Ambiance. Maria is a great lady, food was wonderful and the bed was very comfy! Close location to downtown within walking distance. Would happily stay again when I visit Ottawa. Thanks Maria.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stayed a couple nights over the new year. Maria provided wonderful service and breakfasts were delicous. Would definitely repeat my stay next time we are are Ottawa. Rooms were clean and had a charm to them. Central location

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My husband and I returned from our trip to Ottawa a week ago, where we stayed at Ambiance B&B for our (long belated) honeymoon. I had originally heard about it through word-of-mouth from a friend - glad I heeded her advice! We stayed in the top loft with the en-suite bathroom (room #2) for four nights. We had originally requested... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stayed in this lovely B&B near the end of September for three nights. The house is a quaint Victorian-style home that has been renovated to be a B&B. We stayed in one of the shared bathroom rooms. We found the accommodations to be fair for the price we paid, the bedroom and bathroom were immaculately clean, and the bed,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The positive side of this B&B is the thoughtfulness that went into providing extras as mentioned in other reviews, and the cleanliness of the shower, toilet and sink. Also, its close proximity to the Parliament buildings and other points of interest is good. Aside from that there is nothing that I can recommend. I was there for two nights and... More 

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

I guess the positive side was that you acknowledged a positive side so, thank you for that. The rest of course is subjective but sadly these sites allow for all opinions to be posted regardless of truthfulness or accountability on the consumer’s part. As a consumer and traveler myself, I find it much more effective and satisfying to bring things... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Ambiance is the epitome of a B&B experience - full breakfast, clean and comfortable accommodation, and convenient location. But wait, there's more! Maria has travelled extensively and understands what tourists need, and what they forget. In your room there are a few little extras that you might just need or might simply prefer to feel special because it was there,... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Ambiance, it was a short walk to the city and nearby were some good places to for dinner, not that we needed much as Maria's breakfasts were epic (she's a great cook) she was very helpful with directions to places and how to get there and I thank her for all her help, her... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Stayed for 2 days in september at the room in the attic with own bathroom. Everything very clean, comfortable room, had a great stay. Maria is very helpfull, we wanted to rent a bycicle, she tells you where to do that and were you should go on your trip, tells you where the good restaurants are and makes a great... More 

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