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Hotel Description

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel places you in the center of Ottawa, steps from Rideau Centre and within a short 5-minute stroll of Shaw Centre. Highlights at this hostel include free in-room WiFi.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a terrace, and a garden. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this Sandy Hill hostel include Byward Market Square and University of Ottawa.

1 Bed - Shared Dormitory, 6 Bed Jail Cell Men only, Shared Bathroom (Jail Cell)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

1 Bed - Shared Dormitory, 4 Bed Men only, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Twin Room (Twin Cell,1 Bunk Bed,Shared Bathroom)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room (Dbl Jail Cell, 1 Dbl Bed, Shared Bath)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

1 Bed - Shared Dormitory, 6 Bed Jail Cell Women only, Shared Bathroom (Jail Cell)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Double Room (Dbl Room, 1 Dble Bed, Shared Bath)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

Location 75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON K1N7B9

Property Features

As a guest of HI Ottawa Jail Hostel, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. HI Ottawa Jail Hostel also features multilingual staff, a garden, and a picnic area. Parking is available for a fee. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out. This Ottawa hostel is smoke free.

  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Macdonald-Cartier Intl. Airport (YOW) (15.5 km / 9.7 mi)
  • Train station: Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station) (4.2 km / 2.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel offers 30 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 17
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged CAD 5 extra per bed and CAD 10 extra per private room, payable to the hostel.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CAD 12 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
  • Jail Hostel
  • HI Ottawa Jail
  • Hi Ottawa Jail Hotel Ottawa
  • HI Ottawa Jail Hostel Ottawa
  • HI Ottawa Jail Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • HI Ottawa Jail Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Ottawa

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.