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The Business Inn & Suites

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180 MacLaren Street | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P0L3, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Walkerton, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This hotel is a steal. Reasonable price but high quality spacious rooms. Very clean. Breakfast was the best complimentary hotel breakfast we ever had, great food with huge selections. Great friendly staff. Parking indoor or outdoor for $15 which is reasonable. Location perfect for site seeing in Ottawam Highly recommend staying at The Business Inn.

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London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Business Inn appears to be an apartment building converted to hotel suites. The reception and hallways would indicate a very basic experience, however, once in the suites, they are quite excellent. Far and away the largest accommodation we have experienced when travelling. Think of a furnished apartment with a full kitchen, dining tables, couches, and a master bedroom. We... More 

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Markham, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was here last night for one night only and WOW! Where do I start? I actually made a mistake when I made the online booking and reserved a room in August rather than in July. I only realized this when we arrived at the hotel at 2am and I was really worried we would have to look for another place... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights. We arrived very early - 9 am - and just wanted to park our car and go sightseeing, but our room was ready so they checked us in! They even offered us breakfast because it was early. We were in a suite on the 7th floor and it was HUGE! There was a full... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided to try someplace new on a recent trip to Ottawa and settled on the Business Inn & Suites (on the basis of the Tripadvisor reviews, of course). What a pleasant surprise: Very central location - right off Elgin, surrounded by bars and restaurants and an easy walk to Parliament Hill, the canal, the National Arts Centre, etc. Huge room,... More 

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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights whilst on a road trip, what a fantastic place. The front desk staff were very friendly and informative. The room we had was an executive suite which was amazing, it looked brand new. Very large soft beds, computer and printer and every home comfort you can think of. We got breakfast included which was very... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night and really liked the hotel : very spacious room, with a lot of equipement : tv, computer, fridge, ... Everything was very clean. Excellent location and good breakfast. I would return!

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Oshawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Business in for two nights in July. The location is great...surrounded by restaurants and pubs with patios and you can walk to downtown and the parliament buildings. We stayed in an executive suite. The price was great and the rooms were very large.

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Victoria BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Inn is in a great location, walking distance to everything you'll want to take in as a tourist in Ottawa. The amenities are great, especially the in-room computer/ kitchenette/comfy bed and facility's free laundry and great breakfast options. My only hesitation in giving the property 5 stars is the less than stellar hospitality offered by the front desk staff.... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great stay at the Business Inn while in Ottawa recently. Bed was super comfortable, room was quiet in spite on being feet away from busy Elgin St. Breakfast was great with good choices. The gym was very functional and equipment selection allowed me to do a complete workout. The have parking for extra fee, that is reasonable,... More 

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