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Ottawa Backpackers Inn

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   203 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T7, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here last week in a private room for one night. It was not very clean and the bathroom was filthy. I arrived late at night and was very tired and that was the only reason I didn't leave immediately. The walls are paper thin and throughout the night people kept having showers and I could hear the pipes... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for four nights. It is located close to the Byward Markets that has numerous pubs, restaurants, shops, markets etc. I was in a six bed room which was basic. The room was quite warm due to no air conditioning and the lockers aren't located in the room but in walkways and corridors which makes it hard when... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i just stayed two single nights one on way in and one of way out of my trip to the river. rooms clean , bathrooms clean and showers warm etc. so all you need in a hostel basically. staff friendly and GREAT location. John

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a fun place to stay! The people were friendly and inclusive and the common rooms were adorable. Keep in mind that it is a hostel not a hotel. There will be people hanging out there all the time, and if you book a group room there will be other people in your room, which may make it harder to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have travelled a lot in my life, and this was the worst. We were travelling with our son, and the experience was terrible. When we arrived, the staff was very rude, and we don't know why?!? We rented a room in a private appartment, we thought that it would be more quiet, but was the opposite. Could you imagine... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I stayed here for one night and wouldn't really have wanted to stay for much more. I had a private room that was really small and in need of a bit of a refurb. There was a balcony/terrace right outside my room and you could hear every word of any conversations going on. That said, it was in a decent... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This place is disgusting. Not only did a staff member joke with us that the downstairs bathroom had been overflowing with sewage the night before we arrived, our bed was infested with bed bugs. We were unaware of the source of our bites and chalked them up to the muggy summer. However, we carried these bugs with us through the... More

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Perpignan, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Well located but dirty, noisy and fourniture quite used. Some insects are included in the price of the room. The hostel needs renovation. Much too expensive for the quality of the house. The parking should be for free.

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Tobago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The hostel side is on par with most other hostels, well worn, loud, fairly messy, full of lively guests. I booked a single private room, which was thankfully located in the adjacent house. It was clean, in good repair, and quiet. My room shared a common area, kitchen, and bathroom with maybe 3 other rooms, though there were only 4... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It's a good place to stay, the hostel is nice and the rooms are good. It's a nice area (Byward market) where you can do everything and close to some parcs. It's the perfect place where to make new friends, meet people, and share experiences.

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Address: 203 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T7, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ottawa Backpackers Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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