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Get an overview of this hotelOttawa hostel in Sandy Hill, walk to Byward Market Square

Popular highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in Sandy Hill, this hostel is steps from Ottawa Art Gallery and Rideau Centre. Byward Market Square and University of Ottawa are also within 10 minutes.

Property Features

This smoke-free hostel features self parking, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a computer station, and free newspapers are onsite.

Room Amenities

Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Ottawa hostel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel is a smoke-free property.

  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Shower only 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 17

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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 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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Fees

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged $5.00 CAD extra per bed and $10.00 CAD extra per private room, payable to the hostel. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
All guests with reservations made after January 24th, 2018 are entitled to a 10% discount upon presentation of their Hostelling International Membership Card. Please note that any reservations made before January 24th, 2018, were made at the HI-Membership Rate. If you are not a member of Hostelling International, there will be an additional charge of $5.00 per person/per night. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

Hostel Name

  • HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
  • Jail Hostel
  • HI Ottawa Jail
  • Hi Ottawa Jail Hotel Ottawa

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.


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