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Within a 15-minute walk of this Sandy Hill hostel, you'll find National Gallery of Canada and University of Ottawa. Parliament Hill and Supreme Court of Canada are also within 2 miles (3 km).
This hostel features free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and self parking. Free continental breakfast is served. A picnic area, a computer station, and dry cleaning are also on offer.
Guestrooms offer free WiFi and showers. Bathrooms are shared.
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About the HI Ottawa Jail HostelLocation 75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON K1N7B9
Free breakfast is served. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff are also featured at HI Ottawa Jail Hostel. Parking is available for a fee. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out. This Ottawa hostel is smoke free.
- 30 guestrooms or units
- Continental breakfast (free)
- Dry cleaning
- Self-service laundry
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Staff is multilingual
- Storage area for luggage
- Tour and ticket information
- BBQ grill(s)
- Outdoor picnic space
- Computer for guest use
- Newspapers in lobby (free)
- No smoking on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Free WiFi
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Self parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking
- Airport: Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) (15.6 km / 9.7 mi)
- Train station: Ottawa Station (4.2 km / 2.6 mi)
- Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel offers 30 accommodations with air conditioning. This Ottawa hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Bathrooms are shared
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Climate control (air conditioning)
Food & Drink
Guests are served free continental breakfast.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Check-in time starts at 3 PM
- Minimum check-in age is 17
- Check-out by 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- No pets allowed
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged $5.00 CAD extra per bed and $10.00 CAD extra per private room, payable to the hostel. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
All guests with reservations made after January 24th, 2018 are entitled to a 10% discount upon presentation of their Hostelling International Membership Card. Please note that any reservations made before January 24th, 2018, were made at the HI-Membership Rate. If you are not a member of Hostelling International, there will be an additional charge of $5.00 per person/per night. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Self parking fee: CAD 12 per day
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
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You should know
- Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.