Discover the walkable area of Sandy Hill—restaurants, a college vibe, and top sights like Rideau Centre.

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Top Hotels in Sandy Hill

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
2 out of 5
75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa
$78/night
Jul 25 - Jul 26
3.8/5Good! (434 reviews)

"Nice experience. Very central location in Ottawa so easy to visit Parliament and area museums."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
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Auberge McGee's Inn
3 out of 5
185 Daly Ave, Ottawa
$96/night
Jul 22 - Jul 23
4.5/5Wonderful! (407 reviews)

"we miss the old owners. used to be more social in the dining room. we were first given a room up three flights of stairs but as we are elderly we were then placed in a room on the first floor that was very beautiful probably a higher priced room. crepes were cold for breakfast but other food was ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019

Auberge McGee's Inn
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Smart Living Short Stays
3 out of 5
87 Mann Avenue, Ottawa
$67/night
Jul 21 - Jul 22
3.9/5Very Good! (56 reviews)

"I liked the fact that I had a fridge and a microwave. The stove/oven was small, which is fine, but when we tried to use the oven, the tray that was provided didn't fit. The decor looked great, but there were some areas that didn't seem too clean. Overall, I was happy with the place!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

Smart Living Short Stays
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Pelicanstay near Rideau Canal
3 out of 5
50 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa
4/5Very Good! (48 reviews)

"Very spacious and clean. Good location and lovely personnel to assist with check in. No handicap adapted bathroom, ex. grab bars or shower seat. T.V. is funky; a lot of buffering during programs and not much available in regular channels. Bring foams for the beds. Hard mattress in bedroom and futon ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Pelicanstay near Rideau Canal
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The Stewart Bed And Breakfast Ottawa
3.5 out of 5
74 Stewart St, Ottawa
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Nice location, within walking distance to the market but on a quiet side street. Clean room, comfy bed. Breakfast was delicious! Would highly recommend and return myself."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

The Stewart Bed And Breakfast Ottawa
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JstLikeHome - Downtown Suites
4 out of 5
507 Besserer St, Ottawa
$119/night
Jul 22 - Jul 23
4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"Excellent, will introduce to someone else to stay longer. Close to downtown, very convenient"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2019

JstLikeHome - Downtown Suites

Popular things to do in Sandy Hill

Parliament Hill
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Parliament Hill

Spend a day enjoying the lively debates, artworks, library and Gothic Revival architecture of Canada’s political heart.

National Gallery of Canada
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National Gallery of Canada

Explore art through the ages in this impressive collection of national and international works of art.

Rideau Canal
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Rideau Canal

This engineering and scenic marvel fills with pleasure craft in summer and transforms into the world’s longest naturally frozen skating rink in winter.

Canadian War Museum
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Canadian War Museum

The country’s museum of military history features collections of weapons and vehicles that cover hundreds of years of conflict.

Canadian Museum of History
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Canadian Museum of History

At this museum, one of the most visited in Canada, discover the events, experiences, people and objects that have shaped the nation’s history.

Byward Market Square
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Byward Market Square

Fresh local produce, artisanal handicrafts and historic courtyards are some of the many features of Ottawa’s oldest and busiest market.

Top activities in Sandy Hill

Canadian Museum of History
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Canadian Museum of History

$18

Breathtaking setting. Majestic architecture. Fascinating exhibitions. Welcome to Canada’s national museum of history, exploring this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding achievements of First Peoples.

Ultimate Ottawa Tour
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Ultimate Ottawa Tour

$94

Ottawa has so much to see and do that it is hard to pack it all in one day, but somehow, we managed it. The Ultimate Ottawa Tour is a half day tour that allows you to tour some of the city’s most popular attractions.

Amphibious Vehicle Water & Land City Tour
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Amphibious Vehicle Water & Land City Tour

$28

Grab a seat on the Lady Dive for an amphibus exploration of Ottawa and Gatineau. Pass by the capital region’s architecture by land, and then get a view of the cityscape from the water as your vehicle dips into the surrounding rivers.

Epic Ottawa Night Tour
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Epic Ottawa Night Tour

$86

Surprises aplenty lie ahead when you choose to spend an evening on the Epic Ottawa Night Tour. Uniquely designed to show you that the nightlife in Canada’s capital city is more than just drinking, dancing, and visiting nightclubs, this 3-hour guided tour will have you walking away at the end of the evening with memories – and photos – that will last a lifetime.

Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Double-Decker Bus Tour
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Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Double-Decker Bus Tour

$29

Tour Canada’s capital city at your own pace, hopping on and off at your leisure as you cruise through town on a London-style open top double-decker bus.. Dive into the city’s culture and history, and take in well-known government and architectural sites.

Canadian War Museum
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Canadian War Museum

$15

Canada’s military history comes to life at the Canadian War Museum. See artifacts from Canada’s wartime past and explore exhibits that delve into the experience of war, Canada’s role in the world’s conflicts, and instances of armed violence on Canadian soil.

Other neighborhoods in Ottawa

Downtown Ottawa
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Downtown Ottawa

Museums, Shopping, Walking

Downtown Ottawa is a welcoming, walkable neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and cafés. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its architecture. For a taste of the local culture, you can check out the museums and shopping.

Hull
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Hull

Museums, Entertainment, Rivers

Hull is a welcoming, walkable neighborhood. In addition to its friendly people, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Other highlights include the local museums and casinos, as well as the natural splendor of the riverfront.

ByWard Market
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ByWard Market

Shopping, Walking, Dining

ByWard Market is a welcoming, walkable neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. For a taste of the local culture, you can check out the shopping and art scene.

Centretown
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Centretown

Walking, Friendly People, Dining

Centretown is a welcoming, walkable neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its natural features among the more noteworthy. You can satisfy your cultural palate with the museums and shopping.

Ottawa Division
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Ottawa Division

Ottawa Division is a welcoming neighborhood.

Downtown Gatineau
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Downtown Gatineau

Friendly People, Festivals, Family-Friendly

Downtown Gatineau is a welcoming neighborhood. The neighborhood's friendly people, festivals, and natural features are just some of its charming qualities.