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RentABike Ottawa

94 reviews
Ottawa, Canada
About RentABike Ottawa
Ottawa's original since 1976. No one else is located on the pathway system. Bicycle rentals, guided tours, sales and service.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Tours and Tickets by RentABike Ottawa
5 reviews
• Why self-guided on two wheels?
Our pathway system is at our doorstep.
No reservation/cancelation needed. Pay only when your ride is complete. 300 bikes available.
Our community is safe and helpful to visitors.
Easy to navigate pathways follow the 4 major waterways.
Our personal directions and map are guaranteed.
You set your time, pace and route* from 9am everyday. 
• No traffic or delays from the Rideau Canal tour/rental centre
• Light, easy Giant models in five sizes expertly fitted. Electric assist available.
• Ride the waterways, parklands and national historic site pathways
• See Rideau Canal, Rideau Falls, Hog's Back Falls, Arboretum, Central Farm, Rideau, Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers
• Duration: up to 4 hours, 15km -25km
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$21.27 per adult
Cycling the Nation's Capital
4 reviews
See Canada’s Capital by bike traversing paths, parks, and bridges during this guided bicycle tour. Choose from two daily departure times and pedal along the Rideau Canal and past historic sights of the city while your guide reveals Ottawa’s history and natural beauty. Customize your route to suit your ability and interests and stop along the way to take in this city on the edge of the Ottawa River. 
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$52.43 per adult
Sportif tour of East Ontario and West Quebec
2 reviews
Join our hospitable and professionally guided sportive tour of the National Capital's Gatineau Park while enjoying the freedom from traffic delays as you ride from the Rideau Canal tour/rental centre.   The bikes are light aluminum or carbon road Giant models (105 or Ultegra) offered in five sizes and expertly fitted to suit you.  Ride the 30k loop (100%pathway) or the 50k loop to Champlain Lookout (pathway and road) with elevations from 100m or 600m.  Travel along the Ottawa and Gatineau river and park at a pace averaging 20-25kph.  You will ride between three to four hours and can choose a morning departure (9:00am) or depart in the afternoon (1:00pm).
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$98.01 per adult
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

At an outset let me say I have not ridden a bicycle in some time but this was easy and Karen, our guide, made sure we were together and safe. No roads involved, all bike tracks or bicycle lanes. My only suggestion to the provider...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I hired a bike for 4 hours and rode the cycle tracks up the canal, down the river and around Gatineau. The bike was brand new, great ride. The service awesome. Helmet and lock comes with the bike, they also lent me a pannier bag....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Rented a road bike for a self-guided ride while on a business trip to Ottawa. Great communication beforehand and during the rental; was able to quickly and easily grab the bike and go. Same for the return. Bike was in solid shape/as advertised, and came...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Rented a bike for a week. Bike was in great condition and the whole transaction was very easy and no hassle.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Raies A
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous experience renting a road bike from Rentabike in Ottawa. Easy to book online. Quick setup and delivery at pickup. Beautiful 22spd Shimano 105 equipped bike with the smoothest gear shifting I’ve ridden in ages, and an easy drop off process. Will not hesitate to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We rented both high-end Giant Defy Advanced I carbon road bikes and city touring bikes from this place on two different days, and were very happy with both experiences. The staff are knowledgeable and helpful, and the bikes were well maintained. Ottawa is a great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Blackfords
Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hello Blackfords, We are happy you enjoyed your rental with us. Our many levels of bikes allow for different types of excursions on Ottawa's bike path system and up into the local road bike playground of Gatineau Park.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

We choose RentABike based on reviews and pricing. The biking scene is pretty competitive in Ottawa so you will get the same type of accessories and price range from a few shops nearby. However I'm only giving them 3/5. Website and reviews claimed a higher...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hello Jason, Thank you for your comments. We always strive to improve our service. Our online reservation system allows us to communicate with you to reserve the type of bicycles you would like for your ride as well as give us a sense of any...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best place in Ottawa to get any kind of bike service done or to rent a bike. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Their mechanics are fantastic if you need to get your bike serviced. Oh, and if you’re in the market for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mariaat
Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hello Mariaat, Thank you for the kind words, we take pride in getting providing quality rentals as well as great bike service. Our end of season sale is coming up and all bikes get a full tune up by our mechanics before they are sold....More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We spent an hour today riding bikes through our Capital. Thank you to RentABike! The staff member was courteous and helpful. The bike quality was impressive. The comfort, the helmet, the lock, the bell made the experience worry-free. I must say, walking under the bridge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 57momandson
Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hi 57momandson, Thank you for visiting us. I am glad you enjoyed your bike rental on the canal and had a chance to check out our unique location in the old train tunnel beside the old Ottawa train station.

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

What a great day for a ride! What an amazing place to rent as well, the staff and bikes were superb! There are quite a few choices of bikes. We chose electrical bikes which I really need for my arthritis.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank clash_13
Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi Clash_13, we thoroughly enjoyed your visit. We are glad to provide bicycles for all levels including our electric Giant bikes. Enjoy the rest of your trip in Ottawa.

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August 27, 2018|
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Response from mahalia1980 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there’s many scenic paths along the Ottawa/Gatineau River and it’s beautiful. It is very hilly so, you’d have to be a more experienced cyclist. You can also cycle along the canal, to Hogs Back Falls, all the way to... More
July 22, 2017|
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Response from Harry M | Property representative |
Yes we offer guided tours and rentals. We have trailers and trailabikes too.
Athlene G
April 17, 2017|
Response from Harry M | Property representative |
You require a Visa or Master Card however once finished you can pay with cash or debit. Regards, RentABike.