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The Business Inn & Suites
Ranked #8 of 67 Hotels in Ottawa
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Toronto
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“Comfortable and Convenient”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Very professional and easy check in. Immaculate hotel room....large and clean. Central downtown location close to all amenities. No swimming pool was a bit of a negative for children. As well, please note parking is for a $15.00 fee.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

this is a great place to stay from the location to the value to the service to the breakfast you cannot beat the value...this is my new home away from home in ottawa this place rocks complete with 2 50 inch tv,s in my suite

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Great little independent hotel - Very professional service, prompt and easy-going. I especially appreciate the little things like easily borrowing a phone charger from the front desk. The breakfast is a nice format - I liked the freshly-made breakfast sandwiches with real cheese and ham - much better than a fast-food joint. My room had it's own desktop computer, with printer, which was a bonus I haven't seen anywhere else. I liked having what was actually a bachelor apartment with a decent balcony.

On top of that, the location was nice - Elgin St has some great resaurants ("Town" is very close by and has some great food).

All in all a great spot.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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Beeton, Canada
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

This was our second stay at the Business Inn in Ottawa and highly recommend it! I am extremely fussy about where I stay overnight, have had to change rooms in many hotels because of dirt and/or stains in bedroom or bathroom, but the Business Inn is just so clean! The front desk staff, breakfast chef and cleaning staff are all so friendly and professional. Will be our place to stay during our trips to Ottawa.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Reception staff are very friendly and helpful, lending me tape to wrap a wedding present and helping friends locate the taxi wherein they had left a camera. The free breakfast was fresh and ample. Free wifi! The location is perfect for walking around Ottawa: two blocks from the canal and on the liveliest street. It was quiet despite Stanley Cup playoffs in the Sports Bar on the main level (our room faced the parking lot) Too much furniture in the room. No fresh air and AC was a bit noisy (it got to 30C that weekend)

Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

Despite a rocky start to my reservation, my stay at The Business Inn was fabulous. The room was spacious and well appointed. The front desk and cleaning staff were courteous. You can't find a better location on Elgin St. for such a great price.

It will definitely be my hotel for future trips to Ottawa.

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Iqaluit, Canada
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

We've stayed at the Business Inn dozens of times over the last 10 years. Staff are friendly, the location is very good, the suites are large and reasonably priced. They've improved the wireless internet and expanded the free breakfast lately, both of which are appreciated. There are a few quirks to the building (a former apartment building), but owners seem to be staying on top of repairs and upgrades. The balcony is great. The combination of location and value makes it our first choice in Ottawa.

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Property: The Business Inn & Suites
Address: 180 Maclaren St | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0L3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ottawa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#3 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Family Hotel in Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Business Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 156
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 
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