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Swiss Hotel

#29 of 67 Hotels in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I stayed at the Swiss Hotel for a weekend getaway during the tulip festival. The family owned hotel was clean, nicely appointed, and had everything we needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay including our very own in room espresso machine - a must for us as we thrive on good coffee. The owner and staff were...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

It is so nice that you enjoyed our hotel as much as you did! Thank you so much for leaving us this review! We are very happy that you took advantage of our breakfast and got some use out of the Nespresso machine in the room as well. We hope to see you again, during tulip season next year, or...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Ottawa for the weekend and picked out the Swiss Hotel on the basis of past reviews. Definitely spot on. Everything worked out nicely at all times. Rooms are finely and comfortably equipped (including a Nespresso machine) and the hotel is at walking distance range from most of the best attractions in town, such as the Bymarket district...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

We are very grateful that you took the time to write us this review, and are pleased that you enjoyed the room amenities and took advantage of our proximity to the major sites in Ottawa while you stayed with us! We hope to see you again!

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This beautiful and historic inn is located in the perfect location to walk to everything. The rooms are wonderfully decorated to embrace the history of the building with a modern flare. The comfortable beds with fluffy duvets and ability to open the window for fresh air made for a great night sleep. The homemade breads, muselei, fruit, cheeses, eggs, French...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and your wonderful review. A lot of care has been put into the hotel to ensure that every detail is to our guests liking and we are pleased to hear that we have exceeded your expectations! I'm also glad that you were able to join us for breakfast and we look forward...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

LOVED THIS HOTEL! From the exceptionally friendly staff to the lovely surprise of hot chocolate in the room, this was a great find! 10 minute walk from my destination and the quaintest, loveliest hotel I've ever been in. Just what the doctor ordered for my impromptu stay in Ottawa. Small room, with all the amenities including a great little shower...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

We are so very happy that you enjoyed our hotel and your stay as much as you did, and very thankful for you taking the time to write so here! We hope to welcome you back someday at Swiss Hotel!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

this hotels is a little treasure in the middle of downtown. Not only everything is clean, fresh, new, detail oriented and functional, the hotel has a cozy atmosphere and takes very serious the concept of hospitality. The staff is super friendly and never waste an opportunity to share a smile and help you further. The hotel has curling iron for...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time from your day to write us this review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did, and we hope to welcome you back!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very cozy, clean, and comfortable place, with friendly staff. Everything is functional and the breakfast is worth splurging on. I felt at home. The only complaint I have is the lack of real creamer in the room (but the coffee itself is great!).

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for having stayed with us, and a special thank you for taking the time to leave this review! We would like to add for those concerned about the lack of creamer in the room, please do not hesitate to come down to the reception and we will be happy to fill a little creamer for you...

The Road
Reviewed 8 February 2017

... you may find this hotel on the very short list of accommodation at which you can stay. If so, you could do worse! The owner is very nice, it's a heritage building, and the décor is very pleasant. Admittedly, it's the smallest hotel room in which I've ever stayed in North America (I've stayed in smaller in Japan), with...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are happy that you took advantage of our proximity to the Byward Market to grab your breakfast there (there are some amazing restaurants in Ottawa). To elaborate a bit for those who may be wondering - our rooms do not have drawers, but they all do have closets! Thank you again for...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This was our first visit to this hotel based on the excellent reviews. They did not disappoint, even surpassed our high expectations. The attention to details and their amazing welcome really impressed us. We arrived in the room with an anniversary card and champagne bottles. The Jacuzzi suite is perfect and very romantic. The breakfast, served by the owner Sabina...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing the Swiss Hotel as the place to celebrate your anniversary! Perhaps we will see you again, a happy year or two down the line! We wish you all the best.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 January 2017

In town for a brief visit, our usual hotel was not able to book us for a one night stay so we settled on the Swiss Hotel on Daly Street and are glad we did. Our room, although on the small side, was clean, comfortable, and offered a complimentary iPad and internet connection. The $15 (+tax) breakfast was well worth...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

We are very thankful that you took the time to leave us this kind review! We are more than happy that you found everything to be to your liking, and that you enjoyed our breakfast! We are very grateful that we were lucky enough to catch you this time you were in Ottawa, and hope perhaps the stars will align...

Reviewed 15 November 2016

I stayed here while attending a conference in the byward district. It's a great location- about a 5 min walk. My room was small, but fine for one person. The bathroom was very cute, and clean. The staff were super friendly and helpful. Having an iPad, coffee, and kettle in the room (plus chocolates) was a very nice touch. Being...

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Sabina S, Owner at Swiss Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a lovely review! We are really happy you enjoyed the amenities we've provided in the rooms. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Ottawa.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Swiss Hotel is ideally located in downtown Ottawa in the heart of the Nation's Capital within easy walking distance to tourist attractions, shopping, restaurants, bars, and convention sites. This European-style boutique hotel has modern flair and offers its clients a warm, cozy and intimate accommodation experience with friendly service in a quiet, stress free environment. Each of the 22 rooms has private bathroom, A/C, European style white bedding that is 100% cotton with plush duvets, hardwood floors, free hi-speed wifi internet, an iPad and a Nespresso coffee machine in every room. For business or pleasure, choose from standard, superior, deluxe rooms with a fireplace or our romantic getaway suite with a double Jacuzzi. The hotel offers an optional healthy Swiss buffet breakfast, as well as opportunities for small meetings. The hotel also has a pretty courtyard garden patio for relaxation - a true oasis in the middle of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swiss Hotel

Address: 89 Daly Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E6, Canada (Formerly Gasthaus Switzerland Inn)
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: ₹ 9,050 - ₹ 14,221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swiss Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#14 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#21 Family Hotel in Ottawa
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“We stayed in 108 which was spacious, and quiet even with the window open on St. Patrick's Day. That's saying something .”
JodieG333, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“check on those with the fireplace”
danielamW5267GL, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rm (205) overlooked the quiet street, I could check on my car parked on the street. Parking is available on hotel property ($12).”
  • Breakfast table centre piece!
  • Very comfortable bed.
  • We loved the bright red tiles in the compact but well appointed bathroom.
  • Owner (Sabine) tells us about Ottawa & her renovated 22 room hotel.
rudysterr, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is probably quietest.”
LDarian, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 203 is too light to have a restful night”
traveloften399, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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