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“Clean,affordable and takes pets!” 4 of 5 stars
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Rideau Heights Inn
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   72 Rideau Heights Dr., Ottawa, Ontario K2E7A6, Canada   |  
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Ranked #30 of 68 Hotels in Ottawa
Vermette
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Clean,affordable and takes pets!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We attended a major dog show in Ottawa.This hotel was minutes from the CE Center and the airport. Although we were under a flight path, you really could not hear the planes. Very comfortable bed! The grounds were grass and well treed. You park right in front of your room. Breakfast was basic muffins, coffee and cereal. Restaurants were all around the area within driving distances.We would stay there again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yorba Linda, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We stayed here on the first night of our trip and also on the last night, as it is an easy drive to and from the Ottawa International Airport. It is a basic Inn, but is clean and has everything you need for a comfortable night's stay. We dealt with Roger and also with Yakoub (not sure if I spelled his name right) and they were both more than friendly and extremely helpful.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Clean place and the staff was friendly but the toilet on room (#5) where I stayed was shaking and when I told someone in the office, she seemed like she was aware of it.
There was a hole on the Muffin which looked like a rodent had already had his breakfast before it ended up in my hand. Quite place? Sure if the cars or trucks were not parked in front of your room, as I was woken up by people opening and closing their vehicle doors with heavy hands.
This maybe an isolated issue, so you be the judge.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AMMV, General Manager at Rideau Heights Inn, responded to this review, October 25, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn. We value every comment and take them all into account. We are eager to improve every issues we can, however, unfortunately some are out of our control.

In regards to our muffins they are made by a local bakery and sometimes they come in shapes that don't look like the traditional muffins. We have never had a rodent problem in the 30 years we have been in business.

We are in the process in renovating our bathrooms and yours was one that was just completed. I was not aware of the loose toilet until you brought it to my attention. I thank you for that because we had it fixed that day.

As for the car doors, we apologise that some of our guests were too loud in their departure.

Again, I thank you for your review and we use every comment to improve our services.
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Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012 via mobile

I read the reviews here and booked a King Suite for three days. The sofa bed for my daughter was made up before we checked in which was nice. The room seems newly renovated, well laid out and spacious. And immaculate. The King bed with duvet covers is big and comfy. The hotel staff is very pleasant and helpful. Coffe in the room with coffee and muffins in the manager's office as well. I am very impressed and will definitely recommend and return.
It really shows when a business aims to please. Well done!

Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Southern Ontario
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We read prior reviews and took a chance. Found a clean, newly renovated room that was very reasonable and easily recommended. It lists "breakfast" which was a mediocre selection of saranwrapped muffins on the counter along with a coffee make a fridge. Seemed like false adv ertising. And it was somewhat noisy with students in other areas of the motel. But we would return and would recommend. Make sure to ask for the renovated rooms. (NOTE: pool and restaraunt rating entered in error)

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

My husband and I went on a two night trip to Ottawa and stayed in the Rideau Heights Inn, the room was very clean and nicely set up. It was one of those out in the middle of no where relaxing getaways with out being in the middle of no where we were only 10 mins from everything.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We found this unique quiet place....nice surroundings, close to airport

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Rideau Heights Inn

Address: 72 Rideau Heights Dr., Ottawa, Ontario K2E7A6, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#20 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rideau Heights Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rideau Heights Inn is a short drive to the downtown area, along which you will discover the historical Rideau Canal and the heart beat of Ottawa. In the other direction you will be pleased to know we are also a short 15 minute drive to the Ottawa International Airport! ... more   less 
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