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Swiss Hotel

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Before coming here I spent several nights in grand but characterless hotels with uniformed doormen and lobbies the size of Grand Central Station, so it was a nice change to stay in a — shall we say — boutique hotel in an older building in downtown Ottawa. (A good deal cheaper, too!) It's been fabulously renovated throughout with comfortable furnishings,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place can be described as eclectic. I loved the nespresso machine, the bodum water kettle, the wine glasses and the modern decor. Details matter! We loved the convenient location, especially so close to the Byward Market. The staff were nice and friendly. It was a little strange to have to buzz in, but when we accidentally walked up Daly... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! The reason why the front door is locked is because the reception is not on the same floor as the front door, so we cannot keep a direct eye on the comings and goings of every person, guest or otherwise, which is a luxury hotels with a different layout often... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nous sommes allés au Swiss Hotel le weekend du 9-10-11 septembre. We had a wonderfull service, the hotel is clean. We were serve in French & English! Amazing!! I recommend this hotel! For sure , we will go back to this hotel if we return to Ottawa! Merci beaucoup pour le bon weekend !

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review
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Thank you for taking the time to write us this review! Nous sommes heureux que votre séjour chez nous était... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 2 nights in late August- Artem at the front desk gave me fantastic restaurant recommendations- he was absolutely on point! My room was comfortable with all the amenities that I needed and the in house breakfast had a bit of something for everyone. The only down side is that parking was a bit difficult, as they don't... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

We are so grateful for this wonderful review! We are pleased that the restaurant recommendations worked out for you, if ever your travels bring you back to Ottawa we are sure to have more of them for you! Thank you very much having chosen to stay with us at the Swiss Hotel, and we hope to see you again! More 

Casselman, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend the Swiss Hotel for anyone how doesn't mind climbing a few stairs. It was good exercise. Room was cozy and clean and a great view of the church on Daly Ave. from the third floor. The staff will become your away from home family as they welcome you to their facilities. A short 5 minute walk and... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We suppose you will have to visit again when they are finished renovating and try to catch him then - we will always be here with a room for you! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good points: (1) walking distance to the Byward market. (2) Exceptionally clean room Not so good points (1) if you have a car, parking could be confusing...it's on the street or in a parking lot a block or two away (2) the rooms are tiny, especially the bathroom. (3) there were stairs only... didn't see an elevator I enjoyed my... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for taking the time from your day to write the review! We offer limited overnight parking on a first come first served basis and there is lots of parking within two blocks of the hotel. We are a historical building, and so we don't have an elevator to service our three floors. We hope if you... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to the Byward Market, in Ottawa's Downtown. Small hotel in original Colonial style house. Great variety of rooms, all with their own personality. We stayed in the Deluxe King w/ fireplace (not needed), with has a great comfy bed, and separate sitting area. Very quiet neighbourhood, near University of Ottawa, but all amenities (LCBO, Loblaw's) nearby.

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Thank HansieDub
Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We worked very hard on our decor and are always so happy to hear that our guests enjoy it. Best of luck in your travels, we hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was nice! The building was built in 1872, and is a good part of town- close to everything with lots of history just a short walk away. We liked the modern room with many amenities you don't see in most hotels- like a Nespresso machine and an iPad for use during the stay- although was a bit slow.... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us this review! We are pleased that you enjoyed the amenities and decor, we put a lot of thought into our rooms! With regards to breakfast: to keep things fresh and to prevent waste we try to set out a spread tailored to the number of guests who booked the previous night. On busy days when... More 

Switzerland
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super rooms and great hosts make this charming hotel in walking distance to parlament and Byward Market an ideal hub to explore Ottawa. The emigrated Swiss owner all friendly staff make it easy to fell welcome. Rooms are very clean and spacious. These were the best beds we slept in on our whole trip. As the hotel is very central... More 

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for having taken the time to write us this review! We are particularly proud of our mattresses and are always happy when somebody notices the beds enough to say something! We look forward to welcoming you back should your travels ever bring you to the nation's capital in the future! More 

Madison, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We loved the touch of Europe in Canada. The young woman at the reception desk was so helpful and kind when we arrived. Our room was comfortable and quiet. But the best of all wss the Swiss breakfast! The selection of bread, cheese and muesli reminded us of trips to Europe.

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed our hotel and our Swiss buffet breakfast! It is certainly a highlight for many of our guests, and we are happy that it was for you as well! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Swiss Hotel is ideally located in downtown Ottawa in the heart of the Nation's Capital within easy walking distance to tourist attractions, shopping, restaurants, bars, and convention sites. This European-style boutique hotel has modern flair and offers its clients a warm, cozy and intimate accommodation experience with friendly service in a quiet, stress free environment. Each of the 22 rooms has private bathroom, A/C, European style white bedding that is 100% cotton with plush duvets, hardwood floors, free hi-speed wifi internet, an iPad and a Nespresso coffee machine in every room. For business or pleasure, choose from standard, superior, deluxe rooms with a fireplace or our romantic getaway suite with a double Jacuzzi. The hotel offers an optional healthy Swiss buffet breakfast, as well as opportunities for small meetings. The hotel also has a pretty courtyard garden patio for relaxation - a true oasis in the middle of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swiss Hotel

Address: 89 Daly Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E6, Canada (Formerly Gasthaus Switzerland Inn)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $134 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swiss Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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#15 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#15 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#22 Family Hotel in Ottawa
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