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“Nasty”
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Concorde Motel
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Concorde Motel
Ranked #55 of 67 Hotels in Ottawa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nasty”
Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Only reason why my family with 2 kids stayed here was because we had a dog and it was long weekend. Room stunk of cigarettes. Welfare neighbourhood. Cops came next door. Hookers on the streets. Bed sunk to the ground when my 9 year old sat. Nasty floors. Very dim light. Too many Mosquitos. Spray after spray, still stunk. Even my dog was happy to be home. But, the front desk was really helpful and nice. We paid for 2 nights and they we're nice to give us a full refund back for one night. Maybe if the cleaners were not drug addicts , rooms would be cleaner. We were all itchy the next day with red marks. We suspect bed bugs. Six hour drive not worth it. Although, Ottawa was fun. Learned my lesson. Book a Hotel in advance that accepts pets.

Stayed July 2014
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    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
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    1.5 of 5 bubbles
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

This place is way past it's best before date. We checked in on a rainy day on our way to the east coast. At first the double looked rough but not too bad. The bathroom was in sad shape. The toilet was bolted to the drain pipe but it was sitting slightly above the floor and when you sat on it the whole unit would wobble as parts of it were not touching the floor. It was raining hard that night and at about 4 a.m. water started dripping on the bed. Our solution was to move the bed so it would not drip on us. The next morning we notified the the night manager and the maintenance staff confirmed that there was indeed water dripping from the ceiling. The night manager asked us to wait 15 minutes until the day manager (probably the owner) to see if we could get a partial discount on the room. When we finally got to talk to him he got all aggressive and said we should have notified the night manager and he would have given us another room. That's all very well but if I'm going to pack up in the middle of the night it won't be to change rooms but to leave the motel. I never realistically expected to get any refund day manager's attitude was a real turn off. For another $10 to $20 you could probably find a real motel and stay away from this 1950 re-thread. Motel from hell!

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Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2011

The amentities are horrible. The bathroom was a little dirty. The neighborhood is not that good. The light inside the room is so weak. Rooms don't have any kind of soundproof. And yet, they charge you like a hotel.
If you can spend more few bucks on other hotel, it is strongly suggested.

  • Stayed January 2011
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Reviewed February 17, 2010

This place attracted my partner and I with it's dirt cheap rooms and vintage look. Although I usually don't mind cheap motels and a bit of grittiness, this turned out to be a stomach-churning experience. First of all, the 'non smoking' room reeked of old cigarette smell. The furniture in the room was old and kitch, which wasn't a problem in itself. However it started to get bad when we noticed that the bathroom had not been cleaned and that there was quite a collection of pubic hair on the edge of the bathtub (needless to say, we didn't dare use the shower). The worse though was the bed. We quickly realized that the bedsheets were dirty and reeked of body smells. The blankets also smelled and to make matters worse, there was a terrible mildew smell emanating from the mattress. Fortunately, there didn't seem to be any fleas or bedbugs as we feared.

We were so disgusted with the place that instead of lounging around until check-out time as we usually do, we left as soon as we woke up the next morning and made a dash for the nearest decent shower.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 24, 2009

Never go there! Terrible cigarette smell... and impression of being in a "not so confortable" place, even scary due to the ambiance of the neighbourhood.
Should admit... we had no reservation nowhere and needed a place late at 10 p.m.... any room left nowhere... That's why.. . Big mistake anyway!

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled with family
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7 Thank mpjquebec
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Property: Concorde Motel
Address: 333 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1L-6B4, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
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Ranked #55 of 67 Hotels in Ottawa
Number of rooms: 30

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