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Alexander House

542 Besserer Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6C7, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Temagami, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Alexander House was one of the first Bed & Breakfasts I ever stayed in, and is still my gold standard for B&Bs. The house is charming, elegant but comfortable, very much in keeping with the character of the street and the neighbourhood. The rooms are very tastefully furnished, the beds wonderful, the ensuites cleverly designed to make the most of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was a very nice place to stay, conveniently located, a short walk to downtown, in a pretty house. It was comfortable and affordable. The hosts were very welcoming and interesting. Breakfast was generous and yummy. Highly recommended.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Unfortunately I had a slip in Ottawa and hurt my ankle. The host drove me to the hospital to get it checked out rather then me having to find a place myself considering i didn't know the area. After getting checked out i wasn't able to walk around and see the sites myself. So they drove me about and showed... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful in directing us to our destinations in Ottawa. Our room was large, clean, and comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious and relaxed. We had interesting conversations with the other guests and our hosts. A very nice place to stay!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is an excellent value with a large hot breakfast and large clean rooms. The hosts are very hospitable people. The location is walkable to Byward Market and Parliament Hill, though the latter is a bit far. Transit on nearby Rideau Street is convenient.

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We wanted to be near the Byward market and this Sandy Hill location was convenient to that and a lot more. We came from Quebec and the b and b was just a few minutes driving time over the bridge. Rideau is under construction and can be a bit unsavoury at night, but the B and B street - Besserer... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Wonderful helpful and welcoming hosts, ideal, quiet location within walking distance of some of Ottawa's main attractions, fantastic breakfasts, spotlessly clean, comfortable, value for money, parking availability - every aspect of this accommodation rates at the top of the scale. This BnB is one of the primary reasons we enjoyed Ottawa so much. Since my husband and I have some... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

I can very much recommend this B&B to Ottawa visitors. Hosts are amazing, friendly people with a nice clean and cosy home in the heart of Ottawa. I would say it is better to stay in a B&B than a hotel when one comes to Ottawa as the price value ratio is much better. Also if you like breakfast Alexander... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

With parents in the nearby Rockcliffe Retirement Residence, the location couldn't be better - and it comes with parking! The home is charming, warm and welcoming as are the proprietors who were very helpful and gracious. The bed was so comfortable I had the best sleep ever. Breakfast was gorgeous and plentiful. I am so grateful to have found this... More 

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Sperryville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Feb 2013 my first adventure FAR north of the Mason Dixon line was delightful in spite of snow and ice. The Alexander House was beautiful, warm and welcoming. Our hostess, Sandra, was more then helpful with our accommodations, directions, lovely breakfasts and great coffee. This B & B is on a par with our own Southern Hospitality. We are looking... More 

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