The Business Inn is located near the heart of downtown Ottawa about a 15-minute walk to the Byward Market and the Rideau Centre. It's ideal for the business traveller offering in-room computers, work desks, IT support and clothes steamers, and it's popular with families visiting Ottawa, offering suites with full kitchens, free movie channels and free laundry facilities.
This 100% smoke free property has 129 suites with full kitchens. All kitchens are equipped with full-sized appliances including fridges, stoves, coffee makers, microwaves, dinnerware, and cookware. All units also include desks, sofas, pillow-top mattresses, free wireless Internet, desktop computers with 22" monitors and laser printers, 46" LCD televisions with free movie channels, DVD players, free in-room coffee and tea, free local calls, hair dryers, and irons and ironing boards. Suites located on floors 5 through 12 also include a private balcony. Pets are not allowed at this property.
Outdoor parking is available for $11 (+tax) per day and underground parking is available for $13 (+tax) per day. Parking costs include full in-out privileges. On-site amenities include free guest laundry facilities (with free laundry detergent), an ATM in the lobby, IT support from 9:00am - 5:00pm, free photocopy and fax services, and a 24-hour fitness centre (cardio equipment, free weights, and a universal weight machine).
Guests have several on-site dining options. A free continental breakfast is served daily from 7am - 10am in the breakfast room, while the on-site restaurant, Maclaren's on Elgin, serves lunch and dinner. The hours of operation for the restaurant are 12:00pm - 1:00am Monday to Wednesday, 12:00pm - 2:00am Thursday to Saturday, and 12:00pm - 12:00am on Sunday.
The Rideau Centre (shopping mall) and Byward Market (all-season farmers market, boutiques and restaurants) are located northeast of this property. This area can be accessed on-foot (16 minutes), by car (7 minutes), or via public transit (9 minutes on the #14 bus that stops on Elgin Street, just outside the hotel, and will stop at the Rideau Centre). The Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is about a 34 minute drive from this property (driving and walking time estimates: Google Maps).