The Country Inn and Suites Kanata Ottawa is located on Terry Fox Drive just south of the Trans-Canada highway and features an on-site indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna, a fitness centre, and a 24-hr business centre.
This 100% non-smoking hotel provides suites which are equipped with 37-inch flat screen cable televisions, in-room movies, coffee makers, hairdryers, and irons with ironing boards. Executive King and Whirlpool suites are also available.
Parking, WiFi throughout the hotel, local calls, and buffet breakfast are all included with the room rates. The buffet breakfast serves hot and cold breakfast items and is open Monday to Friday from 6:00am to 9:30am, and Saturday to Sunday from 7:00am to 10:30am.
Several points of interest can be accessed by car from the hotel and some of these include the Rideau Canal (24.7km), the National Art Gallery of Canada (27.2km), the Bayshore Shopping Centre (11.7km), Spark's Street Pedestrian Mall (24.6km), Byward Market (26.7km) and the Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) (33.2km). All distances: Google Maps.
Check in time for this hotel is at 3:00pm while check out is at 12:00pm.
Note: The author contacted the hotel directly to confirm the complimentary parking and WiFi, as well as the service hours of the complimentary buffet breakfast. (Call date: May 1 2012).
Positive guest reviews for this hotel typically mentioned the clean and spacious suites, the comfortable beds, the buffet breakfast, and the pleasant hotel staff.
The majority of guests said their suites were spacious and very clean, several guests also mentioned that their beds were exceptionally comfortable and provided them with a good night's rest.
The complimentary buffet breakfast pleased most guests and some said that there was a good selection of hot and cold breakfast items to choose from. A few guests felt that the free breakfast was a bonus and added value to their stays.
Most guests said they received excellent customer service at this hotel and found the hotel staff to be pleasant and professional as well as attentive to guests' needs.
Guest complaints for this hotel were few, however those that did have negative comments typically focused on the swimming pool and noise issues.
A number of guests were disappointed to find that the hotel's swimming pool was closed for renovations when they arrived and some of these guests felt that they should have been notified of this at the time of booking. Several guests who were able to use the swimming pool said that it was very small and found the online pictures of it misleading.
Some guests who stayed on the first floor of the hotel stated that it was very noisy in the hallways. Other guests were often blamed for the noise as they exited and entered the parking area or went to and from the breakfast buffet. A few guests also mentioned that the heating units in their rooms were noisy.
guest reviews scored this hotel 4.5 out of 5 from 20 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked this hotel #1 of 4 and scored it 4 out of 5 from 39 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews scored this hotel 8.6 out of 10 from 38 reviews.
Note: The author contacted the hotel directly to confirm the complimentary parking and WiFi as well as the service hours of the free buffet breakfast. (Call date: May 1 2012).