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HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

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75 Nicholas St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
2 Star accommodation
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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
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank NapOnz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Kni90
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Kris M
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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, More heaps of on-site parking, free wi-fi, linen and towels. A great place to hang! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
$33 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hi Ottawa Jail Hotel Ottawa
Location
Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
$33 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hi Ottawa Jail Hotel Ottawa
Location
Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
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Fran_dany_2014
July 30, 2017|
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Response from Elie V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are in the same room, but separate cubicles, with curtains or doors... even if you like your privacy, you should be fine I think.
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unfaray
June 30, 2016|
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Response from viniciuspms | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Had no problem parking at the hostel. But the parking área os not that big, Maybe no more than 20 cars or so.
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Lara H
May 5, 2016|
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Room Tips
"No window(s) in the single room..as these are prison cells. Quite an experience."
NapOnz
2 weeks ago
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"Ask if there's any private parties booked for while you're there - if there are, cancel and find..."
goyston
Aug 15, 2018
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"Stay in a single cell for a more authentic jail experience."
camerony599
Aug 9, 2018
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"If you're claustraphopic, don't chose a single room."
Kayk16
Aug 1, 2018
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