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    Econo Lodge Downtown

    475 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Z3, Canada
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    22 Jun 2017
    “Not to hot for Ottawa.”
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    “OK, but some issues”
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 142 reviews

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    This was by far the most dirty, smelly and uncomfortable room accommodations I've ever experienced. The discomfort was so great we decided to check out immediately and sleep in our car. Its absolutely filthy and a waste of money. The curtains had dirt stains, the...More

    Thank Abdillahi A
    Response from EconoLodge Gues... S, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge DowntownResponded 5 July 2017

    Good Day Mr. Abdillahi A: Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay with us. It is with deep regret that we read your stay did not meet your expectations. Cleanliness is always a top priority and we failed to...More

    Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights. The room (#251) was clean and spacious and, I think, recently upgraded. It was quiet, although the air conditioner was a bit noisy, and blows onto the bed. It did keep the room cool, though. The sofa in the...More

    Thank LenBH
    Response from EconoLodge Gues... S, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge DowntownResponded 30 June 2017

    Good Afternoon LenRB: We sincerely appreciate the time you took to submit a feedback of your experience. It is always refreshing to read a positive review from our guests. There has been extensive renovation and upgrades done to the property during the last three years....More

    Reviewed 23 June 2017

    This is a place that is good in a pinch. Small parking area and very small rooms with a weird closet layout. When we arrived and went to our rooms we found a strange smell in the room so we had to leave the door...More

    Thank Scrappydoo2014
    Response from EconoLodge Gues... S, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge DowntownResponded 25 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to submit a feedback of your experience with us. We are happy to provide complimentary parking for all our guests. We provide outdoor parking which is huge enough based on the number of rooms. There are also two sides...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    Probably the best thing about the Econo Lodge is the location. It is just a short (ten minute) walk to the civic area around the parliament building and is quite easy to find with a car. Our room was perfectly fine as it was well...More

    Thank Peter Mills
    Response from EconoLodge Gues... S, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge DowntownResponded 21 June 2017

    Good Day Mr. Mills: We appreciate the time you took to submit a review of our property. We have a dedicated team that works diligently to ensure the interior and the exterior of the property is properly maintained. Our location is also within close proximity...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

    Front desk staff were very rude. They will not rent rooms to anyone from Ottawa . Ridiculous policy and the woman at the front desk accuse was disrespectful.. Save yourself the trouble and stay somewhere else. It's a trash motel anyway and it's overpriced for...More

    Thank Emma C
    Response from EconoLodge Gues... S, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge DowntownResponded 12 June 2017

    Dear Emma: We sincerely apologize for the negative experience you encountered with our Front Desk staff. Although we have a policy which does not allow local residents to book at our property, that information should be communicated politely and professionally. Our staff are trained to...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$70 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    Jasmine C
    1 December 2015|
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    Response from EconoLodge Gues... S | Property representative |
    Hi: Good Afternoon. The minimum age is 19 years.
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    9 June 2015|
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    Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately we are not a pet friendly property.
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