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The Business Inn & Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   180 MacLaren Street | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P0L3, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 66 hotels in Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
DIF1891 Stockholm, Sweden
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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61 reviews 61 reviews
61 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we checked in we were upgraded to a bigger room (apartment). The apartment we stayed in was bigger than our apartment back home. The hotel was a bit worn down, had a very good gym which we used and ok breakfast. The hotel is perfectly located close to most of the attractions. We will definitely stay here again if... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for three nights in July. Location terrific for walking, sight seeing and enjoying downtown Ottawa. Breakfasts included are great. - hot and cold, great variety, eat as much as you want. Free laundry facility. Free wifi. Three distinguishing touches not the the norm in most Canadian hotels where we've stayed. A real treat.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was wow'ed by the sheer greatness of the room. It is incredibly well equipped; a massive TV, a sofa set, a dinner set, a fridge, a stove(!), kitchen counter and even a functional PC. I feel so stupid for lugging my heavy yet small laptop around. The reception guy is funny, charming and courteous. I was having a small... More

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Courtice, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at the hotel was excellent. They were able to accommodate three adults and one 2 year old in one of their studio rooms. Breakfast was good. Location is close to a ton of restaurants and even an organic grocery store. My meetings were at the Ottawa University and it was only a 5 min walk to the campus.... More

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Moulins, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent. The hotel needs a bit of an upgrade. But you can't go wrong for the price. The hotel is a few minutes away from the fun stuff to visit with kids. Free breakfast was copious and the folks that served it were very nice. The giant TVs blaring away in the room were a bit unfortunate,... More

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Manchester, UK
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98 reviews 98 reviews
69 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel 4 months in advance and requested a high floor. On arrival I was given a rooom on the 3rd floor. After unpacking- I realised that next door was a function room undergoing renovation, as was the room below. I had not travelled 3,000 miles for a vacation next to a building site. I think hotels have... More

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Montreal, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in this hotel for the Ottawa Bluesfest. The location is very convenient, it's not quite downtown, yet a lot of restaurants and bars are to be found right next to it. McLaren's bar + pool tables is located at the bottom floor. The staff varies. One front desk representative was pretty dull and unimpressed with the world,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here while moving to Ottawa. Govt rate was very inexpensive. Room was larger than the apartment we are moving in to. Breakfast surpassed my expectations. Got the gym all to myself. Very friendly staff. Will recommend to my friends and family.

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9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What this hotel lacks in luxury it makes up for in unbelievable service!! Check in was about 30 seconds - and that included telling us everything we needed to know. The room was very clean. We had a full kitchen, balcony, dining table etc. The room also had a (new) computer with internet and a laser printer complete with printer.... More

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Queretaro, Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolute love this hotel, the serivce was great, they receive all my packages!!! The suite was quite big and comfy, very clean!!! You have a good size frigo, basic diner set, cups, etc. The kitchen is in good condition, not luxury, bur very clean and practical. The bed is really confortable, the bathroom absolutely clean, lots of space of... 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa #2 Business Hotel in Ottawa #5 Family Hotel in Ottawa
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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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