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Ottawa Backpackers Inn

203 York Street, Ottawa, Canada, Distance from city centre: 1.8km

Rating: 74% from 13 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 75%Staff
  • 73%Security
  • 61%Cleanliness
  • 92%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 69%Facilities

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  • This hostel has an excellent location on the edge of Byword Market and only 15 mins walk from downtown. However, it is also situated just around the corner from the Salvation Army which is where the local bums and drunks hang out. You can expect to see police and ambulances dealing with these people. The hostel itself is rather run down and not very well looked after, bins overflowing etc and dirty bathrooms. The bedding smelt as if it hadn't been changed for a few years.
  • 51%
  • 15 Aug 2016 Anonymous England
  • Good location, very clean and walking distance to the tourists spots
  • 97%
  • 12 Aug 2016 Ernesto Felix Canada
  • I was suppose to stay one night and i didn't stay. After kind of a long walk from the public transport buss, i go inside the 3 floor house and reach the "reception" (desk with a guy in the middle of the first floor with a bunch of dirty blankets and bed sheets around) do the check in. He takes me to my room (8 person room very small) and he puts the worn down bed linen on top of my bed and i have to make the bed and tells me enjoy your stay. No info for the hostel or town. Wouldn't recommend it!
  • 40%
  • 14 Jul 2016 Anonymous Puerto Rico
  • This place was not great. The floor in the bedroom was covered in dust and hair, the bathroom had wet towels all over the floor, and one had run out of toilet paper. They charge for towel rental, and offer almost nothing in the way of breakfast. Also, there's no AC (which in understandable in CAN), but if you stay during a heat wave, the room become suffocating. I would try somewhere else before staying here again. The location is excellent, and staff were helpful, but that's about it.
  • 66%
  • 20 Jun 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Great place! Very welcoming, and an excellent location. Thanks so much!
  • 86%
  • 08 Nov 2015 Samantha Canada
  • Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Very clean. Would recommend.
  • 86%
  • 31 Oct 2015 Anonymous England
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