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Byward Blue Inn
3 out of 5
157 Clarence St., Ottawa, ON
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The price is $71 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,184 reviews)

"Cet hôtel est très bien situé. Un peu bruyant, mais l’un ne va pas sans l’autre..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Byward Blue Inn
The Business Inn
2.5 out of 5
180 MacLaren Street, Ottawa, ON
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The price is $72 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,679 reviews)

"It is a convenient location. Free masks are provided. Breakfast are great. Staff are friendly and willing to help. We have 2 queen size beds in the room. The only thing that my wife didn't like is the bed that we slept on is very soft. The other one is not that soft."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

The Business Inn
Motel Adam
3 out of 5
100 Greber Boulevard, Gatineau, QC
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The price is $71 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,411 reviews)

"Everything was as explained in the motel descriptions. Thanks Adam!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Motel Adam
Auberge de la Gare
3 out of 5
205 boul. St-Joseph, Gatineau, QC
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The price is $78 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (899 reviews)

"I wish I had known about this hotel before. It was the perfect stay while in Hull on business. The hotel was easy to find, plenty of on-site, open air parking and friendly staff. The room was very clean, good quality linens on bed, plenty of fluffy fresh towels, even wine glasses in the room. The ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Auberge de la Gare
Ottawa Embassy Hotel & Suites
3.5 out of 5
25 Cartier St, Ottawa, ON
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The price is $87 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"It was exactly what we needed! Would definitely stay there again. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Ottawa Embassy Hotel & Suites
Cartier Place Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
180 Cooper Street, Ottawa, ON
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The price is $107 per night
4/5Very Good! (2,191 reviews)

"This place is always great value Pet friendly, huge rooms, good rates My only complaint was the night staff this time was a bit rude"…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Cartier Place Suite Hotel
Residence & Conference Centre - Ottawa Downtown
2.5 out of 5
150 Hazel Street, Ottawa, ON
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3.9/5Very Good! (1,785 reviews)

"It's a convenient location and clean. If the budget is limited, this is a good option."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Residence & Conference Centre - Ottawa Downtown
Days Inn by Wyndham Ottawa
3.5 out of 5
319 Rideau St, King Edward and Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON
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The price is $63 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (1,059 reviews)

"Good place, good parking, clean rooms. Close to downtown & the Glebe for some good restaurant."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Ottawa
Welcominns Hotel Ottawa
2.5 out of 5
1220 Michael Street, Ottawa, ON
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The price is $80 per night
3.9/5Good! (995 reviews)

"I spent just a night there and it was cool, clean and nice"…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Welcominns Hotel Ottawa
Motel du Parc Secteur Hull
2 out of 5
359 boul. Alexandre Taché, Gatineau, QC
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3.9/5Good! (276 reviews)

"Surprisingly clean. Good parking. quiet neighborhood."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Motel du Parc Secteur Hull
The Extended Stay Deluxe
3 out of 5
141 COOPER STREET,, OTTAWA, OT
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3.8/5Good! (997 reviews)
Great location. Too bad it’s closing.

"We’ve stayed here many times and when inquiring about our next stay, we were sorry to hear the hotel is closing soon."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

The Extended Stay Deluxe
Residence & Conference Centre - Ottawa West
2.5 out of 5
1385 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, ON
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3.4/5Good! (1,354 reviews)

"Double room was clean. Basic amenities as befitting a college residence.Very close to grocery store and kettleman's bagels. Information regarding overnight parking was not correctly provided and resulted in a $75 ticket. Be careful where you pay for the residence parking! Lighting around the college ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Residence & Conference Centre - Ottawa West
Comfort Inn Ottawa East
2.5 out of 5
1252 Michael St, Ottawa, ON
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The price is $84 per night
3.4/5Good! (609 reviews)

"Hotel was perfect for stay The person at the front desk was very kind and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Comfort Inn Ottawa East
A Voyageur's Guest House
2.5 out of 5
95 Arlington Avenue, Ottawa, ON
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The price is $59 per night
3.1/5 (300 reviews)

"close to downtown, fast internet, free breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

A Voyageur's Guest House
Travelodge by Wyndham Ottawa West
3 out of 5
1376 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON
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2.9/5 (1,273 reviews)

"Staff lovely. Room very nice. Overall impression of hallways and elevator shabby Nevertheless I would recommend it"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Travelodge by Wyndham Ottawa West
Beacon Hill Motel
2 out of 5
1668 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
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2.8/5 (296 reviews)
Good price

"Good price wi fi"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

Beacon Hill Motel
Stardust Motel
2 out of 5
2965 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON
The price is $71 per night
2.5/5 (218 reviews)

"Old style washroom .water not drain properly. Small size room.smoking smell in room......"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

Stardust Motel
Value Inn Ottawa
2 out of 5
2098 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
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2.1/5 (404 reviews)

"It was not bad could have been better and maybe next time will be better"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

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Cheap Hotels in Ottawa

Ottawa offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Parliament Hill and National Gallery of Canada, this destination is home to Confederation Park and Garden of the Provinces and Territories, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in Ottawa, you can choose from the 68 budget accommodations in the area. These options offer competitive rates and get good reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

The Business Inn - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and proximity to public transportation.

Residence & Conference Centre - Ottawa Downtown - Customers like this 2.5-star residence for its spacious rooms and overall value. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and laundry facilities.

Motel Adam - At this 3-star motel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the central location and overall value.

Stardust Motel - 2-star motel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property.

Travelodge by Wyndham Ottawa West - 3-star family-friendly hotel. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool.

Planning Your Trip to Ottawa

Still choosing travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 77°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 8°F
  • Rainiest months: November, July, January, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches
  • Driest months: February, March, November, and July, with an average rainfall of 0.10 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Ottawa

Ottawa attracts visitors with its top museums and acclaimed art galleries, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Parliament Hill and National Gallery of Canada, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Head to Rideau Centre and Byward Market Square for some bargain shopping, or hunt for deals at St. Laurent Centre.

Ottawa is also notable for its:
  • Jogging trails
  • Sports
  • Riverfront
  • Tours
  • Shopping
  • Festivals

Getting Around Ottawa

The most convenient airport is in Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), 6.9 mi (11.1 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 52.1 mi (83.9 km) away in Ogdensburg, NY (OGS-Ogdensburg Intl.). Walk to nearby metro stations like Bayview Station, Carling Station, and Carleton Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Ottawa Station, Ottawa Fallowfield Station, or Casselman Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Ottawa like for travelers on a budget?
Ottawa has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Parliament Hill and Byward Market Square, this destination is home to Jacques Cartier Park and Lansdowne Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Ottawa?
Based on reviews, Byward Blue Inn is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include The Business Inn and Days Inn by Wyndham Ottawa.
How many cheap hotels will I be able to find in Ottawa?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 135 budget hotels in Ottawa.
What's the seasonal weather like in Ottawa?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 20°F. Average annual rainfall for Ottawa is 37 inches.
What is there to see and do in Ottawa?
Ottawa attracts visitors with its top museums and acclaimed art galleries, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Parliament Hill and Byward Market Square, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Hunt for bargains with some shopping at Rideau Centre and St. Laurent Centre, or check out the area’s cultural spots like National Arts Centre.
What's the best way to get around Ottawa?
The most convenient airport is Macdonald-Cartier Intl. Airport (YOW), situated 6.9 mi (11.1 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Ogdensburg, NY (OGS-Ogdensburg Intl.), which is 52.1 mi (83.9 km) away. Walk to nearby metro stations like Bayview Station, Carling Station, and Carleton Station.

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