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All reviews free tour bed dorm cool experience cell door solitary confinement bring earplugs byward market hard boiled eggs entire floor light sleeper top floor parliament hill free breakfast stayed here for one night common areas short stay the location is perfect
I stay in a cell & does not hear any snoring typically in a multi persons sharing dome. But the inner space is really small which I can not even stretch my arm. Breakfast provided is just so-so. Quite a remarkable experience but once is...More
Helpful/friendly staff on-site to assist at all time,
Walking distance to most main places in the area,
Neat primacies and facilities,
Good free breakfast,
Solid Wi-fi signal/reception,
and Great value for money, for an hotel in that location.
An excellent hostel with a comfortable bed in my own cell. Excellent WiFi and the staff are friendly. I would have much rather stayed here than some bland hotel with no character about it, didn't get killed by ghosts either which is always a plus...More
Ok so this is a neat premise, a former jail turned into a hip hostel. Sounds great. Except a former jail cell is the exact same construction as a brick pizza oven. No window, no fan and unbearably hot. The novelty wore off in about...More
I loved the atmosphere and the staff, the look of the cells converted into rooms is great.
The included breakfast was good as well.
Self serve bagels, toast, cereal and fruit.
The staff were there to refill the coffee pot as soon as it was...More
Located in downtown Ottawa, the HI Ottawa Jail Hostel is within easy walking distance of Parliament Hill, the Byward Market and all the major downtown attractions. We offer a relaxing, friendly atmosphere, …Moreheaps of on-site parking, free wi-fi, linen and towels. A great place to hang! Less
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