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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2011

I had to make an impromptu trip to Ottawa, and did not want to stay in jail hostel due to a bad experience there, so I booked the Swiss Hotel for 2 nights next door as it was the best deal in town for a hotel that is. I needed to stay an extra night in Ottawa so I decided...

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Toronto
Reviewed 30 August 2011

Clean, ultra comfortable beds, spotless bathroom and living area, free Wifi and public computers, and great prices for dorm rooms. 24 hr supermarket and liquor store across the street. Within 2 min walk of dozens of bars and restos. An amazing experience... will be back!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2011

I've stayed at hostels in 13 cities in Europe, and this Canadian gem is the best I've ever seen. The beds are comfortable, the cleanliness standards are impeccable, it's quiet, and has all the amenities you could ask for. On top of all this, the location is perfect, just a 10 minute walk from Byward Market or the Parliament area....

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 January 2011

When I met Sabina at Barefoot reception, it was as if I knew her for years. She is very accommodating and courteous. The service in Barefoot Hostel is that of a four star hotel. The rooms are clean and the beddings are new and very clean. I must confess my three days stay there was fantastic. Vanita, the housekeeper was...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2011

Positives: Location! Cleanliness, atmosphere, television and internet access, great bedding, not too crowded during the winter (only sixteen beds!) Barbecue outside for warmer days. Negatives: No stove or oven (even a hot-plate would be nice!), difficult parking nearby. I have stayed at the Barefoot Hostel several times now while in town for business. I normally stay mid-week, and it has...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2010

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2010

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Madrid
Reviewed 5 November 2010

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Blumenau, SC
Reviewed 27 September 2010

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2010

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barefoot Hostel in Downtown Ottawa is a small, independently-owned, women's-only 16-bed backpackers' haven. With a modern decor and white bedding only (duvet and duvet cover), our affordable hostel offers one of the best experiences for a visit to Ottawa on a budget with free internet computer use and free WiFi. We keep a backyard patio in the summer with a BBQ for our guests. We are within walking distance of all major tourist attractions, including the Byward Market, Parliament Hill, Rideau Canal, Rideau Centre, Shaw Centre. Our hostel is a popular landing spot for women traveling to Ottawa, whether they are solo travelers, young business professionals, undergrads, masters and PhD students, US Visa applicants. Larger groups can rent the whole house (16 beds) to enjoy complete privacy. Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, you can’t go wrong with how close we are to the heart of the city! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barefoot Hostel

Address: 455 Cumberland Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N7J8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: £20 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barefoot Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“quiet, clean”
96jessicax, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All bunk rooms are more or less equal, but groups of 4 might ask for their own room together.”
bhs_wpg, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Check-in is strictly at 3pm so it's best to arrive after that time.”
rogiv21, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No receptionist after 11pm. Make sure to contact the owner if you are late.”
twotterdhc6, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Book here if you need to do some sort of Visa arrangements through the US Consulate.”
KGal87, 16 May 2014 | Read review
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