Located in downtown Ottawa, just a short walk away from the city's major tourist attractions, shopping, night clubs and convention sites, the Barefoot Hostel offers 16 dorm beds (across four rooms), free internet access, and a great backyard patio in the summertime.
Our hostel is a popular landing spot amongst solo travellers, young business professionals, undergrads, masters and PhD students, US Visa applicants and different groups of up to 16 people. Larger groups can rent the whole house (16 beds) to enjoy complete privacy.
This hostel has a colourful stylish interior, a beautiful spacious common room with a 50"HD flat panel TV, DVD player and movies, two computers for the guests' use, a big fridge, microwave, coffee maker and tea kettle. Rooms consist of four-bed mixed dormitories with bunk beds and there are two large shared bathrooms. You can enjoy our backyard garden/patio with a barbeque in the summer.
Accommodation includes daily housekeeping service, linens and towels, shampoo and bath gel, coffee, tea and hot chocolate.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Taxes not included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
**A 13% tax is not included and is due upon check in. Check-in: 3pm to 11pm. Must check in before 11pm; please have a picture ID and credit card. Check-out is 11am. You can change method of payment when you arrive. The cancellation policy is (by 6pm) 48 hours prior to the check in date. Our Hostel is non-smoking. Please take your shoes off when you enter. You're welcome to bring your own sleepers.
Check In is located right next door at the Swiss Hotel.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
If you come from Montreal exit at University of Ottawa and walk for two blocks.
If you arrive from other destinations to the bus terminal take bus #4 to the Rideau Centre and walk two blocks.
If you arrive by car take exit Nicholas, turn right on Laurier and left on Cumberland, drive three blocks at the corner Daly and Cumberland.
The location is perfect - it doesn't get any more central than this. It's only a two-minute walk to the 24hr grocery store (Metro) and liquor store (LCBO), minutes walk away from the Parliament Hill, Byward Market, University of Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, US Embassy, Rideau Canal, National Arts Centre and Museum of Civilization