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    HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

    75 Nicholas St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9, Canada
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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          The location cannot be bettered for the price - close enough to all the central attractions and bus station. Comfortable enough and staff are generally friendly and helpful, breakfast is certainly adequate. Security (go figure, it's a jail after all) is a bit complicated for...More

          Thank Doug C
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          First off, if you need a few quiet nights in comfy beds and lots of privacy, I guess this isn't the place you want to go to. However, if you want an experience barely any other hostel can offer, then this sounds like a place...More

          Thank blownfaraway
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Booked a double room "cell". We lasted an hour before handing back the keys and booking the Days inn hotel. Firstly - the door of the cell is open at the bottom and the top. You hear everything that's going on. This needs explained when...More

          Thank Raymond M
          Response from traveller315, General Manager at HI Ottawa Jail HostelResponded 4 days ago

          Hi Raymond: Thanks for your comments. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay in Jail. As you may know, the hostel is a designated heritage building and while we have made many improvements, we have kept as much of the character of the experience as...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          This place is right in the center of city, in walking distance to many tourist spots. I couldn't get to check in earlier, had to wait until 3pm to be able to get to my room. But my room was upgraded to bigger one(twin cell...More

          Thank geonar
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          I stayed for three nights, and hardly sleept at all. Eight dormbeds with little space, and not possible to open the window to get some air. The old jail has a bad atmosphere, because it is a place where people have suffered,even died, for ages....More

          Thank Ruth L
          Response from traveller315, General Manager at HI Ottawa Jail HostelResponded 4 days ago

          Hi Ruth: Thanks for your comments. It helps us improve our services. I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay in Jail. We have recently been making some improvements in the hostel including making of the beds for guests. Until recently, we would give...More

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          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • USD 30 - USD 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          unfaray
          Is there a parking spot?
          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
          What is the email of Hi Ottawa Jail?
          6 May 2016|
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          Response from JoeCuisine | Reviewed this property |
          ottawa.jail@hihostels. ca
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          John M
          this is the only negative review...was it mainly because you did not enjoy the jail experience... that would not bother me... was it clean... this is always my main concern.. rat hole was mentioned... trust this was not meant literally... thanks
          5 October 2015|
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          Response from Outlaw_heynow | Reviewed this property |
          its clean
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          "Rooms in the basement - solitary cells - are new and much larger."
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          "Rooms facing south had a degree of traffic noise."
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          "Check if you have claustrophobia, for a private room, because it is a historical building converted in hostel."
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          "Ask for a real cell some are dorms,"
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