HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
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Free WiFi, bed sheets
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Overview of HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

2 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N7B9

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationByward Market Square7 min walk
  • Popular LocationParliament Hill13 min walk
  • Popular LocationNational Gallery of Canada13 min walk
  • AirportOttawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.)15 min drive

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Sorry, this property is temporarily unavailable Nov 1, 2020 - Jan 31, 2022.

About this area

Ottawa

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel is located in Sandy Hill, a neighborhood in Ottawa, and is in the city center. Rideau Centre and Byward Market Square are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Jacques Cartier Park and Lansdowne Park. Check out an event or a game at TD Place Stadium, and consider making time for Canada Aviation and Space Museum, a top attraction not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • Department of National Defense - 1 min walk
  • Rideau Centre - 3 min walk
  • Byward Market Square - 7 min walk
  • Parliament Hill - 13 min walk
  • National Gallery of Canada - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station) - 5 min drive
  • Bayview Station - 5 min drive
  • Ottawa International Airport (YOW) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bazille — 3 min walk
  • Smoke's Poutinerie — 3 min walk
  • 3brothers shawarma & poutine — 3 min walk
  • Freshii — 4 min walk
  • Tim Hortons — 4 min walk

About this property

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

Ottawa hostel in Sandy Hill, walk to University of Ottawa
Self parking, concierge services, and dry cleaning are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station are onsite. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel offers 30 accommodations. This Ottawa hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (CAD 12 per day)
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Extended parking on site

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 17

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from November 1 2020 to January 31 2022 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged CAD 5 extra per bed and CAD 10 extra per private room, payable to the hostel.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CAD 12 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties

Property is also known as

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
Jail Hostel
HI Ottawa Jail
Hi Ottawa Jail Hotel Ottawa
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel Ottawa
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Ottawa

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 154 out of 515 reviews
5 - Excellent 30%
Rating 4 - Good. 213 out of 515 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 90 out of 515 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 37 out of 515 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 515 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
A travel in time fr those who want some adventure
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020