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The Business Inn & Suites

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I never heard of this hotel before but I now have and will be back. Your getting a great deal for the price. The suites are fully equipped and very clean. I loved the fact that we had two tvs, a computer and a garment steamer in our room. The staff is friendly and the huge free breakfast has a...

2Thank Nicq
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a one bedroomed suite in this hotel which is in fact one large room with a kitchen area and bathroom. The room had a computer and printer which was really useful although I was disturbed to see the history of previous guests. We carefully cleared it but I could have had fun posting on Facebook sites and accessing...

2Thank Penny.M
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I was in Ottawa for a small businesses. I took my family with me. The room was more than excellent. The works are amazing and the location is everything you wish, very near to Parliament hill, The Ridue centre and just a bus distance from Cineplex. I loved it. I would surely think about it again if I have another...

1Thank Omar A
Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our room was large, clean, and comfortable. No spectacular view, but it's a quick and easy walk through lovely old neighborhoods to the Rideau Canal and Parliament. Lots of pubs and restaurants in the area, and the complementary breakfast was filling. There are also bags of snacks available in the breakfast room -- water, apples, cookies -- that we greatly...

2Thank LaBellaVita51
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Probably not the newest place in town but it is clean, perfectly affordable with the breakfast included. It is well located in downtown Ottawa. The bed is confortable and the room I had was big. The front desk people are very helpfull.

1Thank Jacques G
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Have stayed at The Business Inn on several trips to Ottawa and recommend it highly. I have introduced three or four people to this hotel and they agree. Love the breakfasts and the room computer and printer.

1Thank helen473
Midland, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I was very surprised to see how big and well equipped our room was. It had everything in it to stay comfortable was quite some time. The kitchen had all the dishes we needed plus some. Not only did we have a kitchen table in the kitchen but we had a large dining room table in the living room. It...

1Thank megty01
Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Positives: We had a large spacious room with one big screen tv and one smaller one. Full kitchenette, comfortable bed and couch. Fantastic internet speeds with a pc and printer in the room. The room was very clean. Excellent front desk staff and cleaning staff very friendly and helpful. Negatives: Couch smelled a bit funky.

Thank John76G
Reviewed 31 October 2016

For the most part, my stay here was positive. The thing here, is for a 2-3 star hotel it was a great stay. It was cheap, clean, the bed was soft (although the pillows a bit too soft), there was a decent kitchen (that I didn't use), the free breakfast was solid, public wifi was reliable, had no issues with...

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Not perfect but for 2.5 star hotel, you won't go wrong. Front desk staff friendly, helpful and efficient. The rooms are big, comfortable and amenities you won't find in many 4 and 5 star rooms; clothes steamer, desktop computer, secure free Wi-Fi, Neutrogena toiletries, 40" TV, plus rooms are suites with fridge, stove, dishes, etc. The room was quiet and...

1Thank MyFathersSon
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Thank you for your comments on the TripAdvisor. It is encouraging to know, that we are providing guests with services they value. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spread your paperwork over large desk tables, relax on the comfortable living room sofas and wake up refreshed in a king size bed. If your family is traveling on business with you, our spacious suites feature fully equipped kitchens and household amenities to satisfy their needs as well. Located at the central hot-spot of Ottawa. Locals and visitors enjoy dinner, dancing and live music. 24 hour diners, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal and the ByWard Market are within walking distance, making The Business Inn the perfect location when staying in Ottawa! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Business Inn & Suites

Address: 180 Maclaren St | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0L3, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $98 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Business Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
The Business Hotel Ottawa
Business Hotel Ottawa
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Ottawa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#3 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Family Hotel in Ottawa
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“Economy Rooms have the best value.”
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“Opt for the Signature Suite”
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“Choose a room facing Elgin St if you want to access the Pokestop.”
 of 5 bubbles Wai_and_Mark, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to request a room that is not on Elgin Street. There are not many, but it is much quieter.”
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“Get a Signature Suite. It's worth the extra 20 or 30 bucks a night.”
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