There’s a good selection of well-rated hotels in this group of hotels closest to Nepean Sportsplex, so you could pick any to suit your budget and style and likely have made a solid choice.


Editor's Top 2 Picks

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Book from ~$97 CAD
Complimented by guests for clean rooms, friendly service, and on-site dining
This hotel is our first choice, with high ratings and a lower, more affordable room price. Wi-Fi and parking are included, along with local calls helping to keep costs down.

On site, the hotel offers an outdoor pool in a relaxing garden setting, along with chaise lounges for enjoying the sun. Indoors, guests can avail themselves of a well-equipped fitness room, hot tub, and steam room for some R&R.

Café 1274 covers all three meals and provides room service for guests who want to dine in the privacy of their rooms, perhaps while taking in a movie.

It’s excellently located too, in walking distance of the shops and restaurants of Westgate Shopping Centre. Guests can access downtown Ottawa in 10 minutes by car and Nepean Sportsplex is about a 15-minute drive away.

  • Many guests complimented the cleanliness of their rooms
  • Many reviewers found the staff to be friendly and helpful
  • A few guests complimented the on-site restaurant and room service
  • A few reviewers thought the fitness facility was well equipped
  • Free high-speed Internet, free local calls and free parking
  • A few guests were disturbed by noise in their rooms
  • Several reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their rooms
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Book from ~$116 CAD
Popular Ottawa airport hotel 6 min to YOW with free shuttle, free parking and indoor pool
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ottawa Airport is another good choice. It’s rated excellent by most reviewers and offers a number of freebies, which helps save on travel costs. Included in the list of free amenities are Wi-Fi, a hot breakfast buffet, parking and airport shuttle services.

This hotel is very convenient to the Ottawa airport, a 4-minute drive, downtown is 16 minutes (unless traffic is heavy) and Nepean Sportsplex is a 14-minute drive. Guests travelling by air and wishing to access the Nepean Sportsplex have a convenient choice in this hotel.

Reviews highlighted clean and comfy rooms, plentiful breakfasts and pleasant staff. Guests can enjoy a dip in the indoor pool and hot tub and a work-out in the fitness centre on site. Dining choices can be found within a 3-minute walk of the hotel on Hunt Club Road.

  • Free WI FI, free hot breakfast buffet, free parking, free airport shuttle
  • Clean, spacious rooms, according to guests
  • Guests received good customer service
  • Convenient to the airport, guests reported
  • A few guests found this hotel expensive
  • A few guests were bothered by noise in the hallways

8 Other Hotels Close to Nepean Sportsplex

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Book from ~$98 CAD
South Ottawa hotel 7 minutes to YOW with free shuttle, outdoor pool and restaurant 
Situated on the shores of the Rideau River south of Nepean's downtown, this hotel is a 7-minute drive from the arena.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, airport shuttle service, on-site parking, local calls
  • Many guests complimented the staff for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as generally comfortable and clean
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers found the hotel well located for accessing the airport
  • A few guests found the shuttle service convenient and reliable
  • A couple of guests thought that this hotel was too far away from downtown attractions
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Book from ~$112 CAD
Ottawa airport hotel 5 min to YOW with free shuttle, extended parking and indoor pool
Located right near the airport and across the street from the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club, this Days Inn is a 12-minute drive from the arena.
  • Free continental breakfast, free shuttle service to YOW, free parking, and children under 13-years old stay for free (with a paying adult)
  • Many guests found their rooms to be spacious and clean
  • Many reviewers complimented the friendly and helpful staff
  • Several guests found the location convenient for travel to the airport (YOW)
  • Several guests found the room rate expensive
  • A few reviewers complained about the on-site pool being small and cold
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Book from ~$129 CAD
Highly praised west Ottawa hotel with indoor pool, kitchenette suites & free hot breakfast
On a commercial strip on a busy thoroughfare, this Holiday Inn is a 12-minute drive from the Sportsplex.
  • Free WI FI, free parking, free hot buffet breakfast
  • Guests commented on clean comfortable rooms
  • Excellent staff, according to guests
  • Guests felt that there was good value for the price paid
  • Some guests said the breakfast was low quality and the buffet was not kept fully stocked
  • A few guests felt that the pool was small
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Book from ~$89 CAD
Clean but dated Ottawa West hotel near Hwy 417 with popular restaurant & pet-friendly rooms
Across from big-box shopping, this Days Inn is a 14-minute drive from the arena.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking , local calls
  • Clean and comfortable rooms, according to many guests
  • Many thought the hotel provided good value
  • Good location, close to the highway, restaurants, shopping
  • Staff were pleasant and accommodating
  • Many enjoyed the free breakfast
  • Highly rated on-site restaurant with a bar and big screen TVs
  • Hotel and rooms dated with basic facilities
  • Wi-Fi was hit and miss
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Book from ~$118 CAD
Popular Ottawa airport hotel 4 min to YOW with free shuttle, indoor pool and restaurant
Situated on the airport premises, this Hilton is a 16-minute drive from the Sportsplex.
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free airport shuttle
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the airport
  • Several guests said the rooms were clean, comfortable and well-equipped
  • Many guests appreciated the friendly and helpful staff
  • Some guests found the beds comfy
  • Some guests thought the hotel was expensive
  • A few guests complained about the service and food prices at the restaurant
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4-min. drive from golf courses, guests praised friendly hosts and free breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as generally comfortable
  • Several guests thought that the house was generally well appointed
  • A few reviewers thought that the B&B offered good value for the money they spent
  • No on-site restaurant
  • One guest was disappointed that her room was not equipped with a telephone
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Book from ~$57 CAD
3-min. walk from Central Bus Station, free breakfast, good rates/staff, worn rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to Parliament Hill and public transit
  • The hotel's staff were found to be friendly and helpful by many lodgers
  • Several guests were satisfied with the hotel's budget-friendly rates
  • Several guests reported worn rooms and no towels
  • Noise transfer was reported by some lodgers
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Book from ~$103 CAD
College residence with basic 2-bedroom suites, common kitchens, laundry room and free parking
  • Free wired Internet, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and spacious by many lodgers
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to public transit
  • A few guests complained of no in-room Wi-Fi (only wireless) or cooking utensils

Tips For Staying Near Nepean Sportsplex

Just south of the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa River, the Nepean Sportsplex is home to the Nepean Raiders (CHL) and features three ice rinks, soccer, baseball and football fields, swimming pools, convention space and a number of halls and arenas. For more information on meeting and event spaces, visit the City of Ottawa website.
Getting Around: Driving
Centrally located in the town of Nepean, Highway 417, the Trans-Canada Highway is a 7-minute drive north, while Highway 416, Veteran's Memorial Highway, is a 7-minute drive east of the complex. 

The closest airport, Ottawa's Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW), is a 15-minute drive west.
There is ample free parking available around the complex.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Public transit through Nepean is serviced by OC Transpo, however, some of the hotels on this page are not served by direct routes to Nepean Sportsplex, or involve extended walks to and/or from bus stops. 

Single-ride fares are $3.65 cash or $3 for Presto e-Purse fares per adult, and more route and fare information can be found on their website.
On top of a regular roster of games, the Sportsplex recreation centres offer swimming and fitness lessons for all levels.  Public swim and public skating are also available; for schedules visit the website.

Schedules of convention shows and events happening year-round can also be found on their website.
The complex offers on-site catering services for banquet rentals throughout their many event spaces, as well as a canteen and the Spectators Bar and Grill.