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Ottawa Backpackers Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the worst hostels I have ever stayed in, and I have stayed in many all around the world. Certainly the worst I stayed in for my Quebec/Ontario trip, by far. If you don't care about your accommodation, it is a cheaper option in a fantastic location. Just off Dalhousie street, full of cool bars and restaurants...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nothing to complain about. This hostel is like a real family. Everybody is nice and respects each other. Situated near to pretty much all important spots of Ottawa. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Gretna, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room good for the price paid. Hostel felt like home - very small and cosy compared to other big hostels. Great place to stay to meet new people. Ideal location in Byward Market. Staircase very narrow so be careful if you have a suitcase! Staff very friendly

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite friendly atmosphere within staffs and guests, which is the best. Wi-Fi connection was usually good. Though it didn't connect at some times and spots, it happens in many hostels. There is a 24 hour open supermarket nearby this hostel.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great,Great,Great. The staff is absolutely fantastic. The rooms are great. The one I was in Wes called Asia for the first half of my stay. Then on the 12 this was moved to North America. Both have balconies. The rooms are named after continents. Really cool.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice hostel in a very central location. People were very kind and diverse (both those working and the guests). I would definitely go back, however I feel I would not be able to stay longer than a week as it was very crowded. My room was not big enough to host four people. I was assigned...

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Martin J, Owner at Ottawa Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I appreciate your comments. Your suggestions help us to improve and we will discuss your comments and try to address the issues you have raised. As for linens and duvets, we are continually renewing them and we will be buying new ones this week. I am glad you enjoyed meeting the staff and other guests...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok hostel in a good location near the markets. Place seemed a bit run down and staff wasn't too friendly but alright. It's ok for one night, but wouldn't really recommend if you staying longer in Ottawa

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place you don 't wanna leave, feeling like home!!! I stayed langer than I planned and I've met the best people and it's a great vibe at the hostel. Enjoying moments!!! The hostel has the best location and is close to the parlement and all the best bars

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for four nights here. Really friendly staff & guests. Shared rooms were not cramped and had lockers for security Could be kept cleaner but was acceptable. A wait for bathrooms in the morning, couldn't use the Internet at all.

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Ottawa-Backpackers, Manager at Ottawa Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Hi Hsilie, Thank you for giving us a review. I want to apologise for the sloppy internet during your stay. I've got technicians coming in today to fix it up. Should you return, you will find it much easier to access our WiFi. On the other hand, I'm very happy you enjoyed the company of our staff and the travelers...

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

we were well received. Our badroom was a duble private room with shared bathroom, it was in the basement. Great location, near of the parlament and byward market. The staff were not too interest in help us with turist information. The price that was booked didn't include taxes, so the price was expansive. Only back coffee and tea, no breakfast.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ottawa Backpackers Inn is the cheapest hostel accommodation in Ottawa. Our hostel does not charge an extra $5 membership fee on arrival. We're also the friendliest hostel in Ottawa. We pride ourselves on offering a laid back service for short term travellers at a great location in the city. We're located Downtown, only 2 minutes away from Byward Market, a supermarket and the liquor store. The Parliament, US Embassy and the Art Gallery are all an easy stroll away. We have all the facilities you would expect from a hostel plus some nice, little extras.> Spacious dorm rooms with safe, secure lockers> friendly staff who can answer most, if not all, your queries> regular night time activities including cake night and movie nights> a common room to chill out in> great kitchen facilities including gas stove, microwave and electric whisks> free bedding with the option to hire towels> free hi-speed wifi> free tea and coffee> luggage storage> parking> laundry> a cat, well not a facility, but a nice extra Reception is open from 8am - 12am. CANCELLATION POLICY: We do not charge for cancellations which are received more than 24 hours before you are due to arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ottawa Backpackers Inn

Address: 203 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T7, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $31 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ottawa Backpackers Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Don't stay here.”
, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“I strongly recommend you guys hire someone to clean bedrooms,bathrooms(washrooms),and kitchen or maybe you also can clean by yourself since you have lots of staff. ”
sumeix, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They're very small”
ChitbanS, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Single rooms are small, but comfortable, quiet in the 2nd building, parking at rear available reasonably priced.”
cathpoy, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“We can go in any room you want, I was in a 10 bed dormitory and that was very nice.”
411fran_oism, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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