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    HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

    75 Nicholas St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9, Canada
    1 (613) 235-2595
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good39%
    • Average22%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible9%
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    “free tour” (17 reviews)
    “death row” (15 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (14 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

    So cool sleeping in old jail cells! If one was claustrophobic might be an issue, especially in single bed cells. Double bed rooms had enough space, breakfast was basic, but get in early to not miss out on bagels. Free jail tour was aweasome. Hostel...More

    Thank CanadianPip
    Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

    The Ottawa jail hostel is extremely spooky! If your looking for an exciting and interesting place to spend a few nights in Ottawa this is the place ! All the amenities are well off just don't expect much room for your self your beds are...More

    Thank mattrocksfya
    Reviewed 29 September 2016

    The staff at the hostel were the nicest, and the location was perfect for me. The price was really good too! But the cleanliness- not good. I found a woman's fingernail (like not a fake stick-on one- a real full fingernail) in my bed when...More

    Thank Elise B
    Response from traveller315, General Manager at HI Ottawa Jail HostelResponded 8 November 2016

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay in Jail. It helps us improve the services we offer to our guests. I am terribly sorry to hear what happened to you. I wanted to assure you that we take these situations seriously and that we...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2016

    The jail is located within walking distance to the market, parliament hill, and the rideau centre. Staying this central is typically quite pricey, so the hostel makes experiencing downtown Ottawa more accessible. That being said, you are literally sleeping in a 19th century jail. The...More

    1  Thank Lauren H
    Reviewed 27 September 2016

    I heard about this place years ago and wanted to say. (Something fun about a middle-aged woman saying "well, I spent the night in jail"). I opted for a cell for the privacy and found it very basic (not even a hook on the wall)...More

    Thank arcticvixen
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    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$37 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Fran_dany_2014
    31 July 2017|
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    Response from Elie V | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. They are in the same room, but separate cubicles, with curtains or doors... even if you like your privacy, you should be fine I think.
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    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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    "Just depends on what a person is looking for. Most rooms are shared so you cannot be too modest."
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    "Call hotel and ask for room away from slamming washroom door. It is loud! We were lucky to get rooms on..."
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    "Private cell - well worth the experience! Room for bag, great for solo, young traveler!"
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    "just dont go there"
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