Overview of Hostel
A one-of-a-kind jail hostel located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, steps away from Byward Market, Parliament Hill, Rideau Centre, University of Ottawa, pubs and restaurants. Get 10% on your stay with your HI membership card.
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From the airport: Take bus # 97 to the Rideau Shopping Centre. Get off on the MacKenzie King Bridge, walk east to the stairs. The hostel is located at the bottom of the stairs.
From the train station: Take bus #95 (Baseline) to the Rideau Shopping Centre. Get off on the MacKenzie King Bridge, walk east to the stairs. The hostel is located at the bottom of the stairs.
From the bus station: Take local bus #1 or 7 (Downtown) from the corner of Bank and Catherine St. to Nicholas St.(Rideau Centre). Walk two blocks south. The hostel is on the left..
Walking distance to grocery, liquor and beer stores as well as Parliment Hill, Museum of Civilization, War Museum, National Gallery of Canada, Byward Market, Rideau Canal, Bytown Museum, Museum of Nature and more. Short drive to RCMP Musical Ride stables, Gatineau Park, Diefenbunker Cold War Museum
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
1. **All guests with reservations made AFTER JANUARY 28TH, 2018 are entitled to a 10% discount upon presentation of their Hostelling International Membership Card.** **Please note that any reservations made BEFORE JANUARY 28th, 2018, were made at the HI-Membership Rate. If you are not a member of Hostelling International, there will be an additional charge of $5.00 per person/per night.** 2. The mandatory provincial and federal taxes (17%) will be applied at check-in. Online group bookings not accepted, you must contact the hostel directly if you would like to make a group booking