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Ottawa Backpackers Inn

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   203 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T7, Canada
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a small homely hostel, there was a slight smell when I first arrived, however I never noticed it again after that. All the staff were very friendly, there was a hostel cat which is pretty cool, the rates were very good too. The hostel was always very warm too, there were also nice guests staying too. If I return... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Good location near main shopping centre and market and comfortable room. The shared bathroom is clean. Staff is nice. Tea and coffee is provided. Only problem is there are many guests in the house, the kitchen is not big enough for all guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Good location, nice and comfortable room. The single room with a shared bathroom is in another house, it is cozy and quiet there! Unfortunately, towels are not provided, and Wifi is a bit slow. But the overall impression is wonderful! Feels like home.

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Flers, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We spent only two nights in this backpack. It was clean, welcoming, confortable, big kitchen, nice living room and very well located. The night rate was on average 30$, average rate in Canada to sleep in a hostel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I went ottawa for my US visa this fall but forgot to print my interviewing documents, fortunately in the early morning(7:00) the guy worked in the hostel helped me to print out the document and make me went to the embassy on time and passed my interview.

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Really nice staff, large bedrooms and kitchen fully furnished. The bathrooms are clean. I had a lot of fun during my two weeks there, some movies were presented during the evenings. They have parking available too! The old cat of the hostel is cute ;) The location is amazing if you want to visit pubs, restaurants and shopping mall. You... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

It coulb be cleaner, especially the frigo please and the kitchen. People need to be more respectful of others. Besides that, it was okay . Rooms not bad, bathrooms were decent... Take care of the kitchen pots, sinks and frigos. It gives you a bad image ...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

I chose to stay at this hostel despite the bad comments because therewere not much options except the jail HI which did repell me. I happened to have a good experience. The place is not the cleanest no the best organised place in the world, but no bed bugs in the girls dorm Europe, friendly roomates, and he cutest 17... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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 October 11, 2014

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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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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