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Good value Ottawa airport hotel 9 min to YOW with restaurant, free parking & free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers said that the rooms were quiet
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring south Ottawa by car
  • A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • A few reviewers praised the staff for their friendly service
Cons
  • Several guests complained about a poor selection at the free breakfast
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 25, 2014
Overview
This hotel is less than a 1-minute drive from Prince of Wales Drive and within a 9-minute drive of the Ottawa International Airport (YOW). With the downtown area about a 20-minute drive away, this property is well suited for guests looking to access the airport or explore the area by car.

This property is smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a 27" or 40" flat screen TV, a mini-fridge, a desk, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available. This is a motel-style property and all rooms are at ground level.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $10 per night.

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 11 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include a 24-hour front desk and free newspapers.

Carleton University is about a 6-minute drive away. The downtown area, which is about 20 minutes away by car, features the Rideau Centre shopping mall, the National Arts Centre, the Byward Market, Parliament Hill, the University of Ottawa, the Bank of Canada, the National Art Gallery and the National Mint. 

The Canada Tire Centre, home of the NHL's Ottawa Senators, is about a 30-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed pleased with their stay at this hotel.

Many guests described their rooms as clean, generally comfortable and quiet. Some other reviewers added that their rooms were spacious and that the beds were comfortable. Several guests appreciated the flat screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.

Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring south Ottawa and the airport, but a couple of guests had concerns about the location (see below for more details).

The staff were complimented, by a few guests, for their friendly and efficient service.

A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
There were only a couple of common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

Several guests complained about the poor selection at the free breakfast. A couple of other reviewers thought that the property was located too far from the downtown area and that there were few restaurants or shops nearby.

Guests expressed several other concerns about this hotel, however, these concerns seemed to result from isolated experiences.
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Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5, with 98% of 52 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #29 out of 66 hotels in Ottawa, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 58 reviews.


Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Ottawa

Rated 7.7/10 based on 477 reviews

Ranked #36 out of 63 hotels in Ottawa

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Map Marker Rideau Heights Inn
72 Rideau Heights Drive, Ottawa, ON