Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Ottawa hotel 3 blocks from Parliament Hill

Sparks Street Mall

Located in downtown Ottawa, this all-suite hotel is 2 blocks from the Sparks Street Mall and 3 blocks from Parliament Hill; the Museum of Civilization and ByWard Market are both 10 blocks away.

Deck with river view

The hotel's fitness center includes saunas and a sundeck overlooking the Ottawa River. Bay Street Bistro serves Italian cuisine, and Black Bear Scottish pub offers more than 45 single- malt Scotches.

Suites with kitchens

Large suites come with living/dining areas, work spaces, full kitchens, and 2 TVs. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses and triple sheeting. Wireless Internet access and local calls are complimentary.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in the Centreville section of downtown Ottawa, Albert at Bay Suite Hotel is 2 blocks from the Sparks Street pedestrian mall, 3 blocks from Parliament Hill, and 10 blocks from the ByWard Market.

The hotel's top-floor fitness center opens onto a patio sundeck with views of the Ottawa River. A 24-hour business center includes printers, copiers, and a PC with complimentary Internet access. The hotel offers parking and guest laundry facilities, a 24-hour convenience store with an ATM, and a children's club (open in July and August only) with an arts and crafts area, games, video-game room, and toys.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel's public spaces and in guest suites.

Albert At Bay Suite Hotel is a smoke free property. Fines apply for violations.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • One meeting room 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 196 
  • Year Built 1982 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Separate living room  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Down comforter 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate living room 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Stovetop 

Where to Eat

Bay Street Bistro & Bar - Open weekdays for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and weekends for lunch and dinner. Contemporary Italian cuisine in a bistro atmosphere. Sunday brunch with prime rib. Independently owned and operated. Will deliver to suites after 4 PM daily.

Southern Cross - Next to the hotel. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Mexican cuisine. Independently owned and operated.

Black Bear Pub - Scottish-style pub with hearty pub grub, more than 17 beers on tap, and more than 45 single-malt Scotches. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

This hotel features a top-floor fitness room with saunas. The gym opens onto a patio with a sundeck and views of the Ottawa River.

6 blocks from the hotel and built in 1832, the Rideau Canal is the oldest continuously operated canal in North America. In winter, the frozen canal is billed as the world's longest skating rink at 7.75 kilometers (4.75 miles). In summer, the canal is a great spot for boating, while walkers, joggers, inline skaters, and cyclists enjoy the paths that line the canal's banks. Another running path continuing along the Ottawa River is 4 blocks from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Debit cards not accepted

Only service dogs are allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: CAD $13 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 21.95 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Deposit: CAD 50 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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