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The Century House Bed and Breakfast Ottawa

9.7 | Excellent
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4-min. drive from downtown, great staff & free breakfast, clean rooms, no elevator

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's central locale and proximity to the University of Ottawa
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their attentive and knowledgeable service
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's free breakfast was praised for its quality
Cons
  • A few guests reported noise transfer during their stay
  • The hotel's lack of elevator was challenging for a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 7, 2014
Overview
Located about a 4-minute drive from Ottawa's city centre and less than a 1-minute drive from Highway 97, Ottawa Centre Bed & Breakfast is suitable for travellers who prefer a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, an iron and ironing board and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hair dryer. Rooms with a desk are also available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers laundry services, free bicycle rentals, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets are not permitted. 

The University of Ottawa is about a 2-minute walk from the hotel, while Rideau Centre offers shopping 3 minutes away on foot. The National Arts Centre can be found 3 minutes away by car and Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is roughly a 17-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 17, 2014)
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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, staff, rooms and breakfast.

The hotel's location was praised by numerous reviewers. They described it as safe and central, as well as close to the University of Ottawa, shopping, attractions, restaurants, Byward Market, the Parliament Buildings, museums and public transit.

Many lodgers complimented the hotel's hostess, characterizing her as accommodating, attentive, helpful with recommendations and knowledgeable about the area. One patron mentioned, "Its strongest asset is the owner, Janis, who goes to great lengths to ensure a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment for her guests. She has a wealth of knowledge about Ottawa and is able to answer any question that might come up". A few guests did find the hotel's hostess slightly overbearing, however.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several travellers. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, beautifully decorated, well equipped, quiet and comfortable.

Several guests complimented the hotel's free breakfast. They found it to be outstanding, delicious and superb, with a good variety of hot and cold items.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer and the lack of elevator.

A few patrons complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported street noise, as well as some noise from guests in adjacent rooms.

The hotel's lack of elevator was challenging for a few reviewers, who reported having to carry heavy luggage up the stairs to their rooms.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #13 of 54 Ottawa B&B and Inns with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 60 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.6 out of 10 from 29 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 17, 2014 to verify some information.
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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hotels in Ottawa

Rated 9.7/10 based on 86 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 63 hotels in Ottawa

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