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Hotel Description

The Business Inn places you in the center of Ottawa, within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like University of Ottawa and Museum of Nature. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, free continental breakfast, and in-room kitchens.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with cable channels, and all 158 rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and sitting areas. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. Coffee/tea makers, free local calls, and hair dryers are also available.

MacLaren's on Elgin is open for lunch and dinner. At the hotel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. 1200 square feet (111 square meters) of event facilities include a meeting room, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour fitness center, and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this Centretown hotel include National Arts Centre and Rideau Centre.

Mini Suite, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$113* Per night/room 27 Jul. - 28 Jul.

Signature Suite, 1 Queen/King Bed, 1 Queen Sofa Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Sofa Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Pet Mini Ground Floor Suite, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Pet Executive Ground Floor Suite, 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Sofa Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Two Bed Suite, 2 King/Queen Beds, 1 Queen Sofa Bed

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 1200 square feet (111 square meters). A 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Business Inn. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This Ottawa hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 158 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 1200 sq ft of conference space
  • 111 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1968
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Ottawa International Airport (YOW) (14.6 km / 9 mi)
  • Train station: Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station) (4.8 km / 3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Business Inn offers 158 accommodations with computers and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 46-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Kitchens offer full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Computer
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

MacLaren's on Elgin - This sports bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A credit 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. 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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. 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; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Property is not cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • 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 available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not 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 does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Covered self parking fee: CAD 20.00 per night (in/out privileges)

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

Hotel Names

  • Business Inn
  • Business Inn Ottawa
  • Inn Business
  • Business Hotel Ottawa
  • The Business Hotel Ottawa
  • The Business Inn Hotel
  • The Business Inn Ottawa
  • The Business Inn Hotel Ottawa

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.
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Frequently asked questions

*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.