The Days Inn Ottawa Airport is located within a 6 minute drive to the Ottawa International Airport (YOW). This hotel provides complimentary airport shuttle service which can be arranged by the hotel, and it runs from 4:30am - midnight. This property also offers free parking and extended parking options (or "park-and-fly") for guests travelling via the airport.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and does not allow pets. The property has 81 guest rooms and 7 suites. All units include free local calls, free wireless Internet, in-room desktop computers, telephones with voicemail, microwaves, coffee makers (with free coffee), irons and ironing boards, refrigerators, and hair dryers. Honeymoon suites include Jacuzzis and a fireplace. Children under 13-years old stay for free (with a paying adult).
On-site amenities include an indoor swimming pool, spa, and exercise room. The hotel also offers valet dry-cleaning service (extra charge applies) and on-site coin operated laundry machines.
A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 5:30am - 10:00am.
This hotel is located in a rural area, near YOW, and is about a 20 minute drive to downtown Ottawa. The Parliament buildings (depending on traffic) is about 30 - 40 minutes away (driving time estimates: Google Maps).
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on May 17, 2012: The shuttle service is free, provided by the hotel, and runs from 4:30am - 12:00am. Pets are not allowed at this property and breakfast is served from 5:30am - 10:00am.
Many guests noted the park-and-fly options, shuttle service, and location as conveniences for airport travellers.
The shuttle service was complimented by many reviewers for offering quick door-to-door service and for having friendly drivers. Several guests were also happy to learn that the hotel offered a park-and-fly option on-site. Reviewers also mentioned that the hotel was within minutes to the airport and was located near several restaurants.
Many guests described their rooms as clean, spacious, and well maintained. The staff were also praised by several reviewers for being friendly and responsive guests' needs. One guest said that the staff "exceeded expectations".
The free continental breakfast also received several compliments for having good quality and selection. Other value added features mentioned by guests included the reliable Internet access and in-room coffee makers and refrigerators.
Several guests found the room rate expensive, with a few reviewers stating that they would only expect to pay that rate at a downtown property.
There were several complaints about the pool area. A few guests found the pool small and uncomfortably cold. A couple of other reviewers noted that the hot tub was not in working order during their stay.
Other negative reviews seemed to be isolated instances, but those complaints included limited parking spaces available, a cramped breakfast room, and out-dated equipment in the fitness room. One guest expressed frustration that he was unable to take advantage of the shuttle service because his flight arrived at YOW after the shuttle hours of operation.
ranked this hotel #27 out of 62 properties in Ottawa, based on 31 guest reviews.
Hotels.com gave this hotel an average score of 4.3 out of 5.0, from 16 reviews.
Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 7.7 out of 10, based on 16 guest ratings.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.3 out of 5.0, with 100% of 6 guests recommending the property.
CanadianHotelGuide.com gave this hotel an average score of 8.3 out of 10, from 11 guest reviews.
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on May 17, 2012: The airport shuttle service is free, provided by the hotel, and runs from 4:30am - 12:00am. Pets are not allowed and breakfast is served from 5:30am - 10:00am.