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Hostel in Downtown Ottawa

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

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

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.

Room Amenities

Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

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.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 17

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

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 credit cards; 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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Hotel Names

  • 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

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from November 1 2020 to January 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel features a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Ottawa hostel also offers multilingual staff, a garden, and a picnic area. 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
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 30
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • RV, bus, truck parking

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel offers 30 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bed sheets not available

Parking

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Nearby Activities

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

  • Bicycle rentals on site

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