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Ottawa Backpackers Inn

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

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 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I knew some good friends from my five-day staying. We talked and watched World Cup, which is fascinating. OBI is very near to Metro(A CONVENIENT STORE). One thing I don't like is the floor making noise every step I made.

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Barrie
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

The location to the market, bars and parliament hill was great. It was really hot in Ottawa the 2 days (around Canada Day) I was there and my room was on the top floor (8-beds mixed dorm) and even with the door to the balcony open, 2 ceiling fans going, and a standup fan in the open balcony door going... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I booked my stay with Ottawa Backpackers through Hostel World which requires you to make a 10% payment upfront. However, when I checked in I was told that my 10% deposit would not be honoured and I therefore had to repay that money. There was no notification of this requirement on their hostel description on Hostel World. I cannot believe... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for just one day. It was right next to Parliament and by the concert venue I was going to that night. The Backpackers in had parking that was a tight fit, but just a few feet from the hostel. It was a nice, clean and perfect place. My room had a quaint balcony too.

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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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