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The Business Inn & Suites

2.5 of 5 180 MacLaren Street | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P0L3, Canada
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Orillia, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights here. It was awesome! I chose this hotel because the price was great, and they charged $15 for parking where other places charged double or more. The room was huge, and exceptionally clean. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Our room had a computer in it for our use, not to mention the air purifier... More

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Montreal, Canada
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37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whether as a single couple or a family this hotel is a very good deal in Ottawa. centrally located , about 10-15 minute walk from Parliment or the market district ,rooms/suites are very big, clean all facilities you need free wifi parking available and excellent free breakfast with even an excursion pack (warer, apple nutrigrain bar). I have often visited... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So many positives about this hotel. The staff (behind the desk, the cleaners and cook) were all friendly, helpful and courteous. We stayed in a Queen Suite which was clean and well laid out. We appreciated that the hotel is trying to be eco-friendly (not washing towels and sheets everyday). The unit had a small kitchenette which had all the... More

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28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Business Inn for 3 nights in July and agree with the many positive reports about this hotel. We too were also extremely impressed with the wonderful large and modern rooms, and the facilities offered by this hotel, which is within an easy walk from most of the Tourist Attractions The reception staff went out of their... More

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Motueka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of The Business Inn. Rooms are spacious, fittings and furniture modern and well maintained. Kitchens are well equipped and full self catering is possible. Included breakfasts are generous with a wide variety of good quality ingredients. Front desk staff are courteous and helpful. Location is central, well within easy walking distance of... More

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me preface this review by saying that a five star stay for me is Hotel Santa Maria in Esteli, Nicaragua - a perfectly pleasant place owned and operated by a single family, with spartan rooms, a communal balcony, and rice and beans for breakfast for ten bucks a night. This time however, I was in Ottawa for a wedding... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. There are only good things to say about this hotel. The room was very large with a well equipped kitchenette including a full cooker. There was also a large couch, big tv and computer and printer with a desk and office chair. You couldn't really ask for more in-room facilities The location is very... More

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice spacious room, comfy, clean beds and bedding, full in-room kitchen with range stove-top, oven, microwave, silverware, tableware, and refrigerator. Polite staff and good free breakfast included. Close to stores, restaurants, and banks. Nice city street view from our room.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Ottawa, Can't say enough about this hotel. We stayed in The Signature Suite, one bedroom. Beautiful, clean, two 46'inch tv. The breakfast was amazing, friendly chef, we got a bag of goodies to take with us. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful. I would like to thank the front desk staff, I did not... More

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Vaughan, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very spacious rooms, clean beds, very good pillows. The breakfast was perfect! So much to choose from. I loved the stay in this hotel! The staff was great. But at some point we got lost in the building. There are different elevators that lead to different sides of the building. We spent good 3 minutes figuring out how to get... More

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Address: 180 MacLaren Street | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P0L3, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Business Inn & Suites 2.5*
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Spread your paperwork over large desk tables, relax on the comfortable living room sofas and wake up refreshed in a king size bed. If your family is traveling on business with you, our spacious suites feature fully equipped kitchens and household amenities to satisfy their needs as well. Located at the central hot-spot of Ottawa. Locals and visitors enjoy dinner, dancing and live music. 24 hour diners, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal and the ByWard Market are within walking distance, making The Business Inn the perfect location when staying in Ottawa! ... more   less 
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