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7.7 | Good
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2-min. drive from downtown, modern condo units with kitchens, no on-site staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's central locale and proximity to public transit
  • Many lodgers were pleased with their well-equipped and modern rooms
Cons
  • A few guests complained about the lack of on-site staff and instructions for in-room amenities
  • A lack of in-room toiletries and basic supplies were reported by a few reviewers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 21, 2014
Overview
Adjacent to the University of Ottawa and about a 2-minute walk from Laurier Metro Station, Ottawa Apartment Suite Hotel Laurier is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer apartment-style accommodations with extended kitchen amenities, an indoor pool and easy access to public transit.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's one- and two-bedroom apartments comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a full kitchen, a living area, a dining area, en suite laundry, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible. Pets are not permitted.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness centre and a terrace. Parking is an additional $25 per day.

Parliament Hill is roughly a 2-minute drive away, while the Rideau Centre offers shopping 3 minutes away on foot. Ottawa's city centre is a 2-minute drive from the hotel and Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is a 17-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location and rooms.

Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as safe and central, as well as close to downtown Ottawa, public transit, restaurants and shopping. One patron noted, "The location was great, right downtown, and within easy walking distance to everything".

The hotel's accommodations were praised by many lodgers. They found their rooms to be clean, modern, quiet, spacious, well maintained and well equipped, with comfortable beds. A few reviewers had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the staff and rooms.

A few guests were disappointed with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They reported a lack of on-site staff, slow response time for inquiries and a lack of information given about in-room amenities such as the Wi-Fi and TVs.

Although the majority of reviewers praised their well-equipped and modern rooms, a few lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported a lack of housekeeping, a lack of toiletries and basic supplies like toilet paper and dish soap in some units and some street noise.
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Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 9.1 out of 10 from 27 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 7.7/10 based on 42 reviews

Ranked #35 out of 63 hotels in Ottawa

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Map Marker Ottawa Apartment Suite
50 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON