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HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“free tour”(16 reviews)
“bed dorm”(14 reviews)
“cool experience”(9 reviews)
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsfree tourbed dormcool experiencecell doorsolitary confinementbring earplugsbyward markethard boiled eggsentire floortop floorlight sleeperfree breakfastparliament hillstayed here for one nightcommon areasshort staythe location is perfect
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On arrival, bed was not made. Dirty sheets and towel. Towel had a bogey on it. On informing the staff about it the next day, they did nothing about this and just said thank you for letting them know and that they were sorry this...More

Thank Romeo M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This hostel is clean, comfortable, and interesting. It was cool to stay in a place with a historical background. The staff is multi lingual and they are all really friendly. There is a free jail tour every morning from the main lobby area. The only...More

Thank Cameron Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved staying at the hostel, the staff are super friendly and have activities on most nights for you to join and meet people. The beds are comfy, the rooms clean and the price is right. I would recommend to anyone looking for a quirky...More

Thank bryonycarling
Reviewed 1 week ago

My aunt and I stayed two nights in July and loved it. She was visiting from England and said that they would never get to stay in a novelty place like this for the cost. Paid the little extra to park and it was well...More

Thank Kaylee F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay here. Previously stayed here in a large co-ed dorm with my husband. This time I took a double cell with bunk beds with some 8 year old son. He LOVED it. He loves history, so the info on different prisoners...More

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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Price range
US$ 40 - US$ 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 40 - US$ 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (433)
Room & Suite (169)
Dining (45)
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Fran_dany_2014
30 July 2017|
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Response from Elie V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are in the same room, but separate cubicles, with curtains or doors... even if you like your privacy, you should be fine I think.
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unfaray
1 July 2016|
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Response from viniciuspms | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Had no problem parking at the hostel. But the parking área os not that big, Maybe no more than 20 cars or so.
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Lara H
6 May 2016|
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Response from JoeCuisine | Reviewed this property |
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Room Tips
"Stay in a single cell for a more authentic jail experience."
camerony599
2 million years ago
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"If you're claustraphopic, don't chose a single room."
Kayk16
2 million years ago
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"If you like the adventure choose a single cell room"
kokulanv
2 million years ago
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"A must for all thrill seekers"
451charlie
2 million years ago
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