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1 Bed - Shared Dormitory, 6 Bed Jail Cell Men only, Shared Bathroom (Jail Cell)
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Other room types
Historic Double Jail Cell, 1 Double Bed (Showers located on floor above)
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Twin Room (Twin Cell,1 Bunk Bed,Shared Bathroom)
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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1 Bed - Shared Dormitory, 4 Bedroom Women only, Shared Bathroom
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Room (Dbl Jail Cell, 1 Dbl Bed, Shared Bath)
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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1 Bed - Shared Dormitory, 4 Bed Men only, Shared Bathroom
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Room (Dbl Room, 1 Dble Bed, Shared Bath)
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Double Room, 1 Double Bed (with Kitchenette OR Bathroom)
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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1 Bed - Shared Dormitory, 6 Bed Jail Cell Women only, Shared Bathroom (Jail Cell)
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Room, 1 Single Bed (Authentic Jail Cell (3x9) Shared Bath)
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Get an overview of this hotel
Ottawa hostel in Sandy Hill, walk to Byward Market Square

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free wired high-speed Internet
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in Sandy Hill, this hostel is steps from Ottawa Art Gallery and Rideau Centre. Byward Market Square and University of Ottawa are also within 10 minutes.

Property Features

This smoke-free hostel features self parking, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a computer station, and free newspapers are onsite.

Room Amenities

Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • ATM/banking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 30
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • RV, bus, truck parking

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Parking

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

Room Amenities

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel offers 30 accommodations with air conditioning. This Ottawa hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower only
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Bicycle rentals on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 17

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CAD 12 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
  • Jail Hostel
  • HI Ottawa Jail

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

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