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Lived here for years..... Be warned

One of the higher crime areas of Ottawa. Student housing galore and car breakins galore. Make sure... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
Kevin M
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Home, our sweet home

Sandy hill is a very cozy area, full of students and family, where you can enjoy some parks, the... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2013
Morgane P
,
Ottawa, Canada
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8 Oct 2015
“Lived here for years..... Be warned”
28 Jun 2013
“Home, our sweet home”
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

One of the higher crime areas of Ottawa. Student housing galore and car breakins galore. Make sure to alarm your car and try not to street park often if you can get away with it. Renting is usually cheap and it is one of the...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Sandy hill is a very cozy area, full of students and family, where you can enjoy some parks, the university and the side of the canal. Beautiful ballade to do; very agreeable place in downtown!

1  Thank Morgane P
Reviewed 8 June 2013

This area is mostly old run down buildings that have been converted into student accommodation. Interspersed with some shops, pubs and B&B's. Quiet, but not much to see.

1  Thank Edwin F
Reviewed 25 April 2013

This was the busiest place we'd been add day! Lots of students as we were visiting the campus for a tour. Although, I found the area dirty and run down; not a place I'd want my child living.

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I grew up in this wonderful neighborhood. Beautiful parks, good schools, lovely old houses, great neighborhood feel. A mixture of different nationalities with embassies around. Also near Ottawa University so many graduates stay and make their home around this area (at least they did when...More

3  Thank Greg/Deb
Reviewed 23 January 2012

student housing is never the best. want a free mattress/chair/table at school semester change. This is THE place! near Ottawa U.

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 September 2011

Sandyhill is one of Ottawa's oldest most culturally diverse neighborhoods. A leisurely jaunt will show many a historical homes with plaques affront to explain their grandeur. Moreover many quaint establishments, b&b's, inns, and restaurants. Points of interest are Laurier Ave. East with Coffee shops, thrift...More

5  Thank Lucasna
Reviewed 19 August 2011

Taking a stroll in Sandy Hill is sometimes a beautiful experience but sometimes you get the crazies.. There are a couple homeless shelters in the area and therfore you can feel uncomfortable at times especially if you are a female, but for the most part...More

1  Thank Maryse M
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