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The Business Inn & Suites

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Let me start out by saying if not for the parking, this would be a slam dunk. Still, the Business Inn is a great choice for a variety of reasons. Firstly the place was very clean and spacious for our family of five. My youngest had enough room to roam, play with his toys etc. The computer in the room... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is in an awesome location - walk to canal, walk to parliament, walk to all the pubs nearby....across the street, etc. The breakfast rocks - egg/meat/cheese on English muffins, cereal, hash browns, fruit, muffins, yogurt, etc...and lots of it. You even get free laundry (a bonus in a hot and humid climate). Staff were lovely too. Room was... More 

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Morin Heights, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rate of it was very good and we were attending a concert (Chamberfest) very close to the hotel. However, even if we booked a suite - instead of a cheaper studio - we did not get the expected King bed. The bucket of dirty towels were right in front of our room. And the bed was a disaster... in... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We reviewed this hotel several years ago and my family recently stayed here again (as they have been doing whenever they are in Ottawa). It remains one of the best places to stay if you want to be in a central location with shops right around the corner. The breakfast is good, the rooms are clean , you have the... More 

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Marin County, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most bang for the buck that we've had in quite a while. Sure the decor and design are a bit dated, but so am I. We got a kitchenette, love seat, two closets and a work station with desktop computer and printer for a very reasonable price. Location is in the middle of many restaurants and a comedy club half... More 

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Thank you for sharing your experience at The Business Inn & Suites on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The best hotel! I'd like to come back . Full kitchen, everything is brand new. Great furniture. Computer and printer in room. We was in 223 room. Our family is recommend this hotel to freands. very good for family

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We always strive to exceed expectations and your comments validate our efforts. Thank you for your valuable feedback. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was affordable, it was clean, and it was walking distance to all downtown attractions. The room was very spacious, the bed was comfortable, and the breakfast was exceptional. We were very happy with our choice to stay here. The only downside was that our air conditioning unit was a bit noisy (rattled) and we were on the 2nd floor... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Business Inn & Suites on TripAdvisor. Our entire team is very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return. More 

St. Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed six nights at the Business Inn. We stayed 4 nights on 2nd floor and 2 nights on the 7th floor. Both rooms were super great. The location is fantastic because Elgin Street has everything you need like restaurants, shops, bank, market, etc. and it is very lively in the evening. The major sights around Ottawa are walkable from... More 

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Thank you for your comments on the TripAdvisor. It is encouraging to know, that we are providing guests with services they value. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Tuam, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Business Inn late June 2016. We had booked well in advance and were pleased to get the room we requested at a fairly good rate. We were somewhat disappointed to find out that most of the rented rooms were only available on the lower floors (we think the upper floors might be suites). We were also quite... More 

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Thank you for your comments, we look forward to hosting you upon your next visit to the Nation’s Capital. More 

Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always stay here when back in Ottawa. Easy to walk to meetings, shopping and downtown. Close to the canal for runs, walks. Great basic breakfast and the nicest guys making eggs! King executive room was great! simple comfort - what more do you need? Nice to have 3rd floor and walk up and down.

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Thank you for your comments on the TripAdvisor. It is encouraging to know, that we are providing guests with services they value. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spread your paperwork over large desk tables, relax on the comfortable living room sofas and wake up refreshed in a king size bed. If your family is traveling on business with you, our spacious suites feature fully equipped kitchens and household amenities to satisfy their needs as well. Located at the central hot-spot of Ottawa. Locals and visitors enjoy dinner, dancing and live music. 24 hour diners, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal and the ByWard Market are within walking distance, making The Business Inn the perfect location when staying in Ottawa! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Business Inn & Suites

Address: 180 MacLaren Street | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P0L3, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $92 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Business Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
The Business Hotel Ottawa
Business Hotel Ottawa
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ottawa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#3 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Family Hotel in Ottawa
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