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Andaz Ottawa Byward Market - a concept by Hyatt
4 out of 5
325 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellation
The price is CA $144 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,511 reviews)

"Great hotel. Clean. Kind staff. A"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2021

Andaz Ottawa Byward Market - a concept by Hyatt
Byward Blue Inn
3 out of 5
157 Clarence St., Ottawa, ON
Free cancellation
The price is CA $80 per night from Mar 28 to Mar 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,110 reviews)

"Always like staying at the Byward Blue. Location is excellent - within the Byward market area. The Market has lots of restaurants, bars and shops and next to the Rideau Centre shopping mall. The Inn Is quaint and simple, but very comfortable. Rooms are always clean and staff are accommodating. Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 14, 2021

Byward Blue Inn
Lord Elgin Hotel
4 out of 5
100 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON
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4.4/5Wonderful! (1,879 reviews)

"We stay at the Lord Elgin regularly when visiting Ottawa. The location is great, the hotel is excellent, and the facilities are great."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020

Lord Elgin Hotel
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The Westin Ottawa
4 out of 5
11 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $166 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,247 reviews)

"Most dog friendly hotel in Ottawa! Great staff. And a good location as well."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2021

The Westin Ottawa
Swiss Hotel
3.5 out of 5
89 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $117 per night from Mar 6 to Mar 7
4.4/5Wonderful! (371 reviews)

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Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2021

Swiss Hotel
Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
4 out of 5
150 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellation
The price is CA $119 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
4.4/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"Great service. We had a good time. The only thing I didn’t like is the fact that one of the staff came and told us that they received a noise complaint about us. I promise we weren’t drinking or partying in the room. We were casually talking in low voice. Not really sure who found us loud. After ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 23, 2020

Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
Novotel Ottawa City Centre
3.5 out of 5
33 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $125 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
4.4/5Excellent! (1,730 reviews)

"Very clean and looks beautiful. Overall comfortable experience."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 20, 2021

Novotel Ottawa City Centre
Fairmont Chateau Laurier
4.5 out of 5
1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $230 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
4.3/5Excellent! (2,123 reviews)

"The closeness to downtown and for skating on the canal."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2021

Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre
4 out of 5
101 Lyon Street, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $119 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
4.3/5Excellent! (1,101 reviews)

"Good location but lots of construction stay a few rooms away from the ice machines they are loud and can be heard from 2 rooms away"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 25, 2021

Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre
The Carleton Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
161 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $116 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Parking was $25 no amenities due Covid .. other than that it’s all good!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2021

The Carleton Suite Hotel
Les Suites Hotel Ottawa
3.5 out of 5
130 Besserer St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $116 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
4.3/5Excellent! (2,381 reviews)

"We loved our stay at Les Suites Ottawa so much that we booked another weekend there 2 weeks later. We are a very well travelled family - we know a great place when we happen on it, and this place is a gem. The staff was so warm and welcoming.... and so helpful (we had a problem with our safe in the ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2021

Les Suites Hotel Ottawa
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Ottawa
3 out of 5
350 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $111 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)
Nice place in a great location for business

"We picked this place since it's nearly across the street from the Swedish embassy. It's a nice/comfortable place across from a large market area full of restaurants and small shops. It's perfectly situated to do business. The hotel was nearly empty due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The hotel did well ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 5, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
100 Kent St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $111 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
4.2/5Very Good! (1,128 reviews)

"Staff was super nice and professional, the room was great with a nice view and clean when we got it."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2021

Ottawa Marriott Hotel
Arc The Hotel
4 out of 5
140 Slater St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $112 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
4.1/5Very Good! (1,093 reviews)

"Great hotel and very nice room! Clean, spacious and great customer service! A little bit noisy due to the heating system and downtown location. We had to pay extra for parking (25$/night)."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2021

Arc The Hotel
Holiday Inn Ottawa Dwtn - Parliament Hill
3.5 out of 5
402 Queen St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellation
The price is CA $94 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
4.1/5Very Good! (405 reviews)

"Professional staff clean hotel room was nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 8, 2021

Holiday Inn Ottawa Dwtn - Parliament Hill
Days Inn by Wyndham Ottawa
3.5 out of 5
319 Rideau St, King Edward and Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $75 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
3.9/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Inexpensive for the closeness to city center. The Rideau canal is only a 12 minute walk to go skating. The weird hallway carpets are the same from 5 years ago and probably from before. Could use a facelift but the place is kept clean."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Ottawa
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
2 out of 5
75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON
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3.9/5Good! (516 reviews)

"Loved how unique this place is. Definitely an experience. Was quiet due to COVID and some things that were previously offered are not at this time, but all in all stuff was nice, our room was clean, the bathrooms and showers were clean. We enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 17, 2020

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
Econo Lodge Downtown Ottawa
2 out of 5
475 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $80 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
3/5 (996 reviews)
Geat value for money.

"We had a great experience at econo lodge..Room was very clean staff was very friendly breakfast & parking was included. It was great value for money. Great restaurants near by very good location. Very satisfied with our experience."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 9, 2020

Econo Lodge Downtown Ottawa
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Frequently asked questions

What is Downtown Ottawa like for travelers on a budget?
Downtown Ottawa offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Byward Market Square and Parliament Hill, this destination is home to Confederation Park and Major’s Hill Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Downtown Ottawa?
Based on reviews, Barefoot Hostel – Caters to Women is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Sheraton Ottawa Hotel and HI Ottawa Jail Hostel.
How many cheap hotels will I be able to find in Downtown Ottawa?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 19 budget hotels in Downtown Ottawa.
What is there to see and do in Downtown Ottawa?
Downtown Ottawa attracts visitors with its top museums and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Byward Market Square and Parliament Hill, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Check out the local culture at National Arts Centre and National Gallery of Canada, or visit other spots like Bytown Museum.
How can I get to Downtown Ottawa and get around on a budget?
Checking out these ways to get around Downtown Ottawa is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Macdonald-Cartier Intl. Airport (YOW), situated 7.3 mi (11.7 km) away. Downtown Ottawa might not have many public transit choices so a rental car could be a reasonable alternative to see more of the area.

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