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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
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having been used to the rip-off London prices, it made a pleasant change to find a hotel that seems to be on the side of its customers. It is possible to get from the airport by no. 97 bus as far as Albert and then walk down Elgin St. The Business Inn and suites is on corner of McLaren and... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel had everything. The rooms were huge, with a full kitchenette, sofabed, and came with a computer in the room for our use. The shower was great, lots of pressure, and a nice shower head. The room was very clean, and well looked after.The staff was excellent, they answered any questions I had, and they informed me that I... More 

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Kimberley, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived early the morning, but as a room was ready the friendly staff at reception, they allowed us to check in immediately. The suite we had, was spacious and really catered for every need anyone could have - was self catering, with business corner, lounge suite, view on park. Within relatively easy walking distance to downtown area and all... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is huge, so are the rooms, we were three, our room had one very large bed, a sofa bed, a great flat screen tv, a well supplied kitchen, a table, big enough for four persons and a bathroom with all the amenities. All very clean. There is a free laundry on the fourth floor, I really enjoyed it!... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Centrally located, 15 minute walk to Parliament Hill, and similar to By Market and Rideau Canal. A number of museums are within 20-30 minute walks as well. No need to use the car once there. The staff was welcoming and had our reservation details and we were checked in within 5 minutes of arriving. That included parking (indoor or outdoor,... More 

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Nova Scotia
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83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great find, the location is perfect. The rooms are spotless, yes they may be older but get past that and it is an excellent choice. I strongly recommend dealing with Josh or Igo, these are 2 employees who have been there awhile and go above and beyond to make sure you have a perfect stay. the breakfast... More 

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London, Canada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was wonderful, as was previously an apartment, it had all of the set up, and facilities. The breakfast was great, as was the coffee. The staff was most helpful and friendly. Really close to the sites and restaurants. I would recommend this spot very highly .

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very happy with my stay! Hotel is within safe walking distance for most all of the city's landmarks and activities. Even though the rooms are a little older you get a very large one for the price with full kitchen and groceries stores nearby. Excellent customer service!

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed. I suppose this is a fine hotel if you can look past the dirty worn out carpets, the sparse and uncomfortable furniture, and the apparent lack of any updates to the decor in decades. If that doesn't turn you off, you'll find a spacious suite and friendly staff here.

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Gourock, United Kingdom
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65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very very very impressed with this place for the money we paid...Great location within half a mile of downtown...welcoming staff...fantastic range of choices for breakfast, with a "to go" bag of goodies if you wanted one ( water, apple, cereal bar and 2 biscuits in it) spacious room with kitchen and huge TV comfy chairs and bed. Could not have... More 

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