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Picton, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to attend a business conference in Ottawa recently and wanted someplace to stay that was "cheap and cheerful", no fancy amenities, just quiet, clean and a good bed. The Rideau Heights did just that. I give them 4 stars for the quality with which they executed the concept of a value motel, not for the extent of the... More 

Thank CountyOmnivore
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There was constant buzzing noise through out the night. And the washer next to room didn't help. Staff was friendly. I was up all night which was frustrating because I had presentation to deliver the following morning.

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Thank gobinderg
Level Contributor
165 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My daughter and I came to Ottawa for the Carleton fall open house tours, so chose to stay at the Rideau Heights Inn. 24 years ago when I was a Carleton student my parents would stay here as it was so conveniently located to where I was living and the school. In the years that have passed, the little hotel... More 

Thank Mike M
AinsleyVelasquez, Manager at Rideau Heights Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Mike, Thank you so much for such a great review. Being an independent family business we value all of our guests comments and recommendations. I will pass along your kind words to our staff. I wish your daughter all the best for her schooling and hope to see you again the next time you are in Ottawa. More 

Toronto, Canada
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491 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

nice, clean, comfortable, motel just a bit south of Ottawa. It is priced reasonable and worth taking the drive into Ottawa daily from here. Ottawa hotels are VERY expensive. A close drive to restaurants and attractions.

Thank thephoenixrisesagain
AinsleyVelasquez, Manager at Rideau Heights Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Sir, Thank you for taking your time to place a review. As Ottawa has grown we have found our location very central to all of Ottawa. We are only a short drive (15 minutes) along the Rideau Canal which will take you to the heart of downtown but without the downtown prices. Thank you again and we hope... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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48 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was a really nice hotel. It was very clean, the staff were excellent, and I didn't have a problem with it being too loud. The breakfast was lackluster, but not any worse than any other hotel I've stayed at. Definitely good value for the money I paid

Thank Laura V
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have stayed at Rideau Heights many times. Its location is close to but not on a major intersection and so it provides easy accessibility to many areas of Ottawa. I like being able to drive right up to my room and unload easily. The staff are all friendly and helpful. The rooms, recently updated, are large, comfortable and clean.... More 

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Thank Helen P
western Canada
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68 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The place is clean and surrounded by pretty trees - at least in the Fall. There are lots of surfaces to place luggage etc on, including a nice table and chair for laptop work. Short of plug-ins, a common problem, which is why we carry a power bar. There is a sofa bed in our unit which is actually possible... More 

Thank GratefulTravellers42
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I stay once or twice a year and have done so for many years - nice quiet spot yet close to amenities such as Tim Horton's just North, McDonalds to the South....Downtown Ottawa not too far of a drive yet do not have to pay the Downtown prices for accommodation at this location..

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Burlington, Canada
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Rideau is nice! Handy close to Carleton! Reasonable! Convenient ! We always book on main floor. Breaky not bad open at 6, muffins / cereal / coffee. 20 fee for pets. Clean/ comfy bed always book April/ sept! Restaurants down street we hit st Hubert's. Awesome

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Thank Monique N
AinsleyVelasquez, General Manager at Rideau Heights Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Monique, Thank you for taking your time to post a review. It is always great to have feedback from our regular guests. St Hubert's is one of the many new restaurants in the area and always a tasty option! All the best for the school year and we will see you again in the spring! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent independent hotel. Excellent bed one of the cleanest rooms I have stayed in. Beautiful setting under the fir trees. You have to love the nostalgia of having an actual room key. If you want the pool fine dining room then is not the placce for you.

Thank Floyd H
AinsleyVelasquez, General Manager at Rideau Heights Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Floyd, Thank you very much for the lovely review. I am glad you got a kick out of having an actual room key. The good thing about them is that they always work! We look forward to seeing you again the next time your in Ottawa. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rideau Heights Inn is a short drive to the downtown area, along which you will discover the historical Rideau Canal and the heart beat of Ottawa. In the other direction you will be pleased to know we are also a short 15 minute drive to the Ottawa International Airport! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rideau Heights Inn

Address: 72 Rideau Heights Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 7A6, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: RM368 - RM418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rideau Heights Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Rideau Heights Hotel Ottawa
Rideau Heights Motel
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Ottawa
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“It was clean but old.”
 of 5 bubbles gobinderg, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“any would be good. Stairs to second floor, ask for first floor”
 of 5 bubbles thephoenixrisesagain, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“king size bed”
 of 5 bubbles N1491TGlaurav, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request the one storey so no upstairs neighbours.”
 of 5 bubbles GratefulTravellers42, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Nicest 20 in back! Picnic table private ., had 19 last time! Was nice too”
 of 5 bubbles moniquen991, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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