Ottawa Backpackers Inn

203 York Street, Ottawa, Canada, Distance from city centre: 1.8km
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Rating: 80%from 9 reviews

  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 88%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 75%Facilities
Ottawa Backpackers Inn is the cheapest hostel accommodation in Ottawa and our hostel does not charge a membership fee on arrival.

We're also the friendliest hostel in Ottawa. We pride ourselves on offering a laid back service for short term travellers at a great location in the city. We're located Downtown, only 2 minutes away from Byward Market, a supermarket and the liquor store. The Parliament, US Embassy and the Art Gallery are all an easy stroll away.

We have all the facilities you would expect from a hostel plus some nice, little extras.

> spacious dorm rooms with safe, secure lockers
> friendly staff who can answer most, if not all, your queries
> regular night time activities including cake night and movie nights
> a common room to chill out in
> great kitchen facilities including gas stove, microwave and electric whisks
> free bedding with the option to hire towels
> free hi-speed wifi
> free tea and coffee
> luggage storage
> parking
> laundry
> a cat, well not a facility, but a nice extra

Reception is open from 8am – 12am.

CANCELLATION POLICY: We do not charge for cancellations which are received more than 24 hours before you are due to arrive.

We have all the facilities you would expect from a hostel plus some nice, little extras.

> spacious dorm rooms with safe, secure lockers
> friendly staff who can answer most, if not all, your queries
> regular night time activities including cake night and movie nights
> a common room to chill out in
> great kitchen facilities including gas stove, microwave and electric whisks
> free bedding with the option to hire towels
> free hi-speed wifi
> free tea and coffee
> luggage storage
> parking
> laundry

Reception is open from 8am – 12 midnight.

CANCELLATION POLICY: We do not charge for cancellations which are received more than 24 hours before you are due to arrive.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Playstation
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Directions
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By car: from Highway #417 take the Nicholas Street exit all the way to the end (Rideau Street). Turn right and go two blocks to King Edward Avenue. Turn left on King Edward Avenue and then take the next left onto York Street (203 York Street).

From the bus station: take bus #4 (Downtown) to the Rideau Centre (10 minute walk from the Rideau Centre through the Byward Market to 203 York Street). Alternatively, $12 taxi or 45 minute walk. If coming from Montreal, ask driver before boarding bus to drop you off at University of Ottawa (7 minute walk to hostel).

From the Airport: take bus #97 (Kanata) to MacKenzie King Bridge (10 minute walk from the Rideau Centre through the Byward Market to 203 York Street). Alternatively, $45 taxi to 203 York Street.

From the VIA train station: take bus #95 going downtown to MacKenzie King Bridge (10 minute walk from the Rideau Centre through the Byward Market to 203 York Street). Alternatively, $15 taxi or 1 hour walk.

Located Near

University of Ottawa
Byward Market
Parliament Hill
Rideau Canal
Museums
LCBO
METRO (24hrs)
US Embassy

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