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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This property is not a traditional business travellers spot to stay, but I was on a grant and wanted to keep costs down. Staying in one of the private rooms was a great middle ground for me. It is mostly a social backpackers, but the private rooms are in a second building, which is much more quiet and I was... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I taught the location was amazing; right in the heart of the Byward market. It was easy to get around. I tough the cleanliness of the hostel was questionable... I have to say that the place was packed when I was there.

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Toronto, Ontario
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice, down-to-earth place to crush for a couple of nights. Not the cleanest place I've ever been but even the 10 bed dorm is quite fine and the price is fair enough compared to Canada's usuals. Homely atmosphere.

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Petawawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and 2 of my friends were in Ottawa to celebrate my birthday. We didn't spend a lot of time here other then for sleeping but the staff was still very friendly and sociable. The staff were very interested in what brought us up to Ottawa. This was my first time staying in a hostel and I have to say... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for one night. Did not feel very comfortable. Arrived there and people would not really talk to each other. Cleanliness was ok, I guess. The location is good and stuff was friendly. The atmosphere in my 6 bed dorm was quite creepy though

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Barrie, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed in a private room and it was cozy. As soon as we arrived they treated us very well, explained everything thoroughly and made sure we knew how everything worked. We stayed in the house beside them and the used the downstairs bathroom which was very clean. The location was perfect for doing touristy things downtown!... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we stayed only for three nights but it was really nice and comfortable. The prices are ok (we're students) and it is only a few hundred meter away from the market, Parliament hill and the museeums. The beds are clean and the kitchen has everything it needs. the atmosphere is very familiar and the crew is very helpful and friendly.

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Ottawa, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome place if you are young and you value social life and meeting people from everywhere! The kitchen is functional and the living room is very cosy as well as the patio If you choose the dorms, yet be aware that sleeping with 9 people is a particular experience yet not that unpleasant

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Granada, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a single room and it was quite comfortable. There are some kind of apartments with several rooms so the atmosphere is very friendly. However, the staff is the greatest part of the hostel, having a beer with you without any doubt!

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an awesome stay at the Backpackers In. It's located perfectly and you can walk everywhere from there. The people are all nice, can give you a lot of tipps and even go with you to sing karaoke 😄 Made some awesome friends there! Highly recommended!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ottawa Backpackers Inn is the cheapest hostel accommodation in Ottawa. Our hostel does not charge an extra $5 membership fee on arrival. We're also the friendliest hostel in Ottawa. We pride ourselves on offering a laid back service for short term travellers at a great location in the city. We're located Downtown, only 2 minutes away from Byward Market, a supermarket and the liquor store. The Parliament, US Embassy and the Art Gallery are all an easy stroll away. We have all the facilities you would expect from a hostel plus some nice, little extras.> Spacious dorm rooms with safe, secure lockers> friendly staff who can answer most, if not all, your queries> regular night time activities including cake night and movie nights> a common room to chill out in> great kitchen facilities including gas stove, microwave and electric whisks> free bedding with the option to hire towels> free hi-speed wifi> free tea and coffee> luggage storage> parking> laundry> a cat, well not a facility, but a nice extra Reception is open from 8am - 12am. CANCELLATION POLICY: We do not charge for cancellations which are received more than 24 hours before you are due to arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ottawa Backpackers Inn

Address: 203 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T7, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $23 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ottawa Backpackers Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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