92.0% Based on 1880 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Hotel near University of Ottawa in Ottawa

Heart of Ottawa

Within a 15-minute walk of this Centretown hotel, you'll find University of Ottawa and Museum of Nature. Also, National Arts Centre is within half a mile (1 km) and Parliament Hill is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning.

Free Internet, kitchens

The 158 guestrooms feature free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves. Other amenities include pillowtop beds, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls.

Studio (Mini)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$98 per night

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Signature Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio Suite, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from 02 January 2019 to 19 January 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Select guestrooms

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and a meeting room are available. Event space at this hotel measures 1200 square feet (111 square meters). A 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Business Inn. For a fee, parking is available. This Ottawa hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 158 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 1200 sq ft of conference space
  • 111 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1968
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) (13.8 km / 8.6 mi)
  • Train station: Ottawa Station (4.5 km / 2.8 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Business Inn offers 158 air-conditioned accommodations with computers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 46-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Kitchens offer full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Computer
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Maclarens on Elgin - This sports bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 4 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 300.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CAD 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.