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Motel Ritz Gatineau

7.9 | Good
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10-min. walk from Gatineau shopping centre, guests praised service & clean rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local calls and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several guests found the hotel well located for exploring the area by car
  • A few reviewers found the beds comfortable
Cons
  • No on-site dining
  • Several guests said that their rooms were small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 26, 2014
Overview
This property is situated on a major thoroughfare in Gatineau and is within a 10-minute walk of the Promenades Gatineau shopping centre. With several Gatineau and Ottawa area attractions within a 10-minute drive, this hotel is well located for guests looking to explore the area by car.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV, a mini-fridge and air conditioning. Select rooms also include a flat screen TV and a safe. Wheelchair-accessible units are not available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $30 per stay.

Other on-site amenities include copy and fax service, free coffee and tea in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. This hotel does not offer on-site dining.

The Casino du Lac Leamy and the Canadian Museum of History are both 8 minutes away by car, while the Byward Market, National Arts Centre, National Art Gallery, Rideau Centre shopping mall and Parliament Hill are all about a 10-minute drive away. 

Access to Highway 417 (Trans-Canada Highway) is about 14 minutes away by car, while the Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is about 25 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. Scotiabank Place, concert venue and home of the NHL's Ottawa Senators, is about a 30-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on February 25, 2014: Wheelchair accessibility, parking and pet policies.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests described enjoyable experiences at this property.

The rooms were often described by guests as clean, generally comfortable and recently renovated. A few guests found the beds comfortable, while a couple of other reviewers said that their rooms were quiet.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service, while one reviewer noticed that, "Tony the owner seems to work 24 hours a day and nothing is too much trouble for him."

Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing Ottawa area attractions by car.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, several guests described their rooms as small.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #9 out of 21 hotels in Gatineau, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 17 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.5 out of 10, based on 51 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 25, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.9
Good
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2 / out of 7
hotels in Gatineau

Rated 7.9/10 based on 370 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 7 hotels in Gatineau

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Location
  • Casino du Lac Leamy (3.1 km)
  • Gatineau Park (10.6 km)
  • Gatineau Airport (12.2 km)
Map Marker Motel Ritz Gatineau
137 Gréber Boulevard, Gatineau, QC