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Rideau Inn

177 Frank St., Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0X4, Canada
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Ranked #23 of 56 Ottawa B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2009
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

I have recently stayed in this B&B. I found it very overpriced for the quality of the dwelling itself and the kind of service we got. The house is very old and has obviously not been recently renovated. The towels were very old and stained. The most appalling aspect, however, is the service: extremely dry. It felt like an assembly... More

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Cascais, Portugal
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2009

This B&B is OK, nothing more than average. For those who expect a good service, a warm welcome and someone that would be in most of the time, this is not the place for you. This is much more a business facility, just like a hotel than anything else. Don't go expecting the charm of a true B&B. The house... More

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New York City
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2009

Friendly host, comfortable - if basic - room, right off the Elgin St. strip on restaurants, etc. Easy walk to Parliament Hill and sights. Walls are a bit thin, but the place is comfortable and very reasonably priced. Limited off-street parking. Decent continental bkfst.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2009

Rideau Inn, Ottawa, Canada. I recently spent two nights in Ottawa staying at the Rideau Inn on Vincent St. The accommodation is spotless and extremely comfortable. There are a range of rooms available, decorated along themes. Mine was the Nova Scotia room at the front of the Inn decorated with a nautical theme. It overlooked the street and a snow-bound... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2009

I stay at the Rideau Inn B&B two or three times a month. It feels like home. It's location is great for me right in the heart of Ottawa. I love the old building and the comfortable feel of the rooms. David and Laura always make me feel at home. My sister and her family and I took all 7... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2008

I booked this place online and did not get the room I booked but a different room. Not a big deal but there was no one around at all, in fact I did not see a soul until I was leaving early next day and the girl was not terribly friendly. The room was tired and in need of an... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Rideau Inn for the weekend of July 4th - 6th. Since the Rideau Inn is a much larger than average B&B (10 rooms), we found that it is not consistant with our image of a typical B&B. Firstly, the staff is not always present. They stay off premises and leave a phone number... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2007

We stayed at the Rideau Inn during Winterlude this year, and it was really nice. It was quite cheap, but still very cozy. We chose one of the cheapest rooms (Saskatchewan) which turned out to be much better value than we expected - It's actually part of the Canadian Suite - its own little apartment in the basement, complete with... More

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Charlotte, NC
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26 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2007

Great location and nice room. Not much to the decorating though. Appreciated the fact that they are a "green" establishment. They do not provide shampoo, lotion, etc. Breakfast is do it yourself from the kitchen so if you want to be served you may want to consider going out. Small selection of movies available for TV in very comfortable sitting... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2007

I stayed in the Alberta room - the cheapest one I could get. The inn was clean, upkept well, the owner was really friendly and helpful, the bed was comfy, the view of the park was great (especially with the snow everywhere), it was well decorated for christmas, and overall i thoroughly enjoyed my stay! The help-yourself breakfast was quite... More

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Address: 177 Frank St., Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0X4, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 9
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