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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location in the city centre, only a short (15 min) walk to byward market and slightly further to parliament hill (25 min) but still peaceful and quiet to sleep at night. Lots of bars and restaurants very close by on Elgin St and surrounding area. Hotel itself is very homely and nicely presented, breakfast included is nice and our... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I was preparing to return to the Ottawa Valley from a little sortie in Toronto with a diversion to Stratford when I got the urge to spend a night in Ottawa first, and perhaps take in some of the BluesFest. I found the Rideau Inn B&B and on seeing the address knew it was the place I had to stay.... More 

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Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location, clean, quiet and very hospitable hostess. My daughter and I spent the long weekend in Ottawa and stayed 2 nights in the Newfoundland room. Did not hear a sound from the other guests! Breakfast was ready each morning with hot coffee and had plenty to choose from. We parked the car at City Hall (15 minute walk away)... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I spent 4 wonderful nights in this very well-maintained bed and breakfast.I appreciated my room,their fine breakfast,the convenient location of this accommodation,and the way the innkeeper,Lucie treats her guests.I love Ottawa,its National Art Gallery,and the city and its people.

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new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I looked all over for the right combination of location and value, and this was it. We took the Nova Scotia room, and the balcony was the perfect place to relax after walking for miles through the city. Lucie was extremely helpful and very friendly. I would recommend the Rideau Inn to my friends and family. It was a great... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Our stay at the Rideau Inn Bed and Breakfast was very pleasant and our host, Lucy, was delightful. Not only was our room comfortable and a great sleep, but breakfast was above expectation. Lucy helped us in directions to a few places we wanted to see and she was always more than helpful. We would recommend Rideau Inn as an... More 

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mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

It was amazing , the place it's really beautiful makes feel like home not like a strange place if you want to know a big experience in Ottawa specially on winter you have to be there !!! Good and practical breakfast , rooms exactly you need, Clean , warmer and friendly environment . No matter what problem do you have... More 

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Very well located B&B. Lucie (host) was very nice. Room was tidy, and all that you needed to use was clean - bed linens, bath, toilet, sink (they even changed our towels every day without request). There was some dust on the rails on the walls, walls and ceiling were not all that clean, and some lamp shades should be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

We spent a wonderful long weekend in Ottawa. Despite the coldest weather of the year, we had a really good experience. The Inn is perfect, Lucy and the staff is really nice and helpful. Our room was comfortable and clean, as well as the washroom. Thank you, Rideau Inn!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Fantastic accommodations in every respect. Great location, beautiful rooms, a great variety for breakfast in the morning and above all else, wonderful owners and staff. I stayed here for 2 weeks and felt right at home the entire time...nothing but the highest regard for this place!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rideau Inn, A charming Edwardian home, circa 1916, in the heart of the capital, has operated since late 90's last century providing comfortable, clean and economical accommodations in elegant surroundings at a superb location close to all downtown Ottawa has to offer. We are situated in the leafy residential neighbourhood known as the "Golden Triangle" bound by lively Elgin Street. And a bend in the Rideau Canal. It's just a short walk from the numerous fine restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs found on nearby Elgin Street. Museum of Nature is in a few minutes walk away. Parliament Hill, National Gallery, National Arts Centre, Rideau Centre shopping Mall, Byward market, Ottawa University and many more exciting hot spots in walking distance. Returning guests may happy to see the changes and upgrades that have been done recently. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rideau Inn

Address: 177 Frank St | Downtown, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0X4, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $95 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rideau Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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