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Address: East Arch, Plaza Bridge | 2 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-241-4140
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

Bicycle rentals, escorted tours, sales and service.

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Rent your bike at RentABike!!

We happened to see the RentABike store under the Bridge by the Chateau Laurier the day before we rented bikes. We went back the next day and were in and out with great bikes in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
Lori M
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

My son (10) and I rented a tadem bike and spend an hour or so biking along the canal and river. It was a cold windy day or we might have done more. The bike was great but honestly the service could have been better. Not bad, just more helpful. The guy barely spoke to me, didn't advise or offer... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We happened to see the RentABike store under the Bridge by the Chateau Laurier the day before we rented bikes. We went back the next day and were in and out with great bikes in under 10 minutes. They will supply you with helmets and locks and a map, as well. Service was awesome and quick and the bikes were... More 

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Strathroy, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Under the bridge beside the Chateau Laurier. $10/hour. Very nice bikes! (and helmets) Cycle along the beautiful, flat bike path on either side of the Rideau Canal or beside the Ottawa River. Great service. Reasonable rental rates. And bottled water is just $1.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Rented road bikes right on the canal in the middle of town - spent a couple of hours riding along the Rideau Canal. This company has it down to a science. Everything went well. Reasonable rates and a great way to see beautiful homes and landscapes along the canal. Recommend.

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LacFraser, Owner at RentABike, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to read such reviews Harry and Team More 

Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

RentABike had great bikes for reasonable prices. My husband and I both loved our Giant brand 24-speed bikes we rented for $30 for 8 hours. The bikes were so much nicer than typical tourist rentals, in better condition, with comfortable saddles and lightweight frames. We rode at a leisurely pace with sightseeing stops (they provide a u-lock for each bike)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Rented a couple of bike for a few hours, the team provided maps and a few recomendations for routes. Great fun to ride around the canal and over the ottawa river. Great opportunity for photos, and a good way to cover more ground.

Thank Ad D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The staff here was very helpful in getting us on bikes. We highly recommend renting from this shop! We rode the trails along the Ottawa River, crossing to Quebec and back. The multi use trails were fun, there are lots of maps along the way to keep you on course. Runners and walkers and animals share the trail. We were... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Based on some research I thought renting a bike and riding along the Rideau Canal would be fun activity. It was absolutely fantastic, what a great way to see the city outside of downtown. We started at the RentABike and rode down one side of the canal to Dow's Lake. We rode back the other side stopping for lunch at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

The bikes are good quality and you have the option of taking a lock if you want to stop and sightsee along the way. The staff is very helpful and can provide you with not only fantastic suggestions of where to bike in Ottawa (and Gatineau if you want to go over the bridge into Quebec which is a short... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Rented a bike two consecutive days. Bikes are top, Ottawa is a very nice city to cycle around. Only downside is that the paths interconnections are not very well signposted, so some puzzling needed here and there. Of course the bike rental can't be blamed.

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