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“Excellent location, warm welcome”
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Rideau Inn
Ranked #11 of 54 Ottawa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent location, warm welcome”
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Located in the heart of Ottawa, within walking distance of most places of interest, this is a pleasant and calm place to stay. Lucie, the Manager, was invariably helpful, charming and very welcoming.
We stayed in the New Brunswick room which had its own adjoining bathroom and were very pleased with all the facilities, bearing in mind that this is a B and B, not a hotel.
Our sole complaint was the breakfast, which was pretty dire.
Having said that, we would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: The New Brunswick room is at the back, away from any street noise.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

I stayed in Rideau Inn for 3 nights, I was staying in the Ontario room with shared bathroom facilities. The room was very nice, pleasantly designed and with a great bed. The only thing is that it got quite hot in my room, even with the A/C on (and it wasn't even that warm outside) I think this is in general a warm house.

Luckily there was a sundeck on the second floor, very pleasant to sit in the evenings. Breakfast was great, lots of options. The owner, Lucy was very friendly and helpful. She was at the B&B from 8-6 every day I was there and always asked how you were and if she help you with anything.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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Property: Rideau Inn
Address: 177 Frank St | Downtown, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0X4, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Rideau Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rideau Inn, A charming Edwardian home, circa 1916, in the heart of the capital, has operated since late 90's last century providing comfortable, clean and economical accommodations in elegant surroundings at a superb location close to all downtown Ottawa has to offer. We are situated in the leafy residential neighbourhood known as the "Golden Triangle" bound by lively Elgin Street. And a bend in the Rideau Canal. It's just a short walk from the numerous fine restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs found on nearby Elgin Street. Museum of Nature is in a few minutes walk away. Parliament Hill, National Gallery, National Arts Centre, Rideau Centre shopping Mall, Byward market, Ottawa University and many more exciting hot spots in walking distance. Returning guests may happy to see the changes and upgrades that have been done recently. ... more   less 
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