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4.2/5 Very Good
128 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Business Services


What's nearby

Popular LocationMuseum of Nature6 min walk
Popular LocationNational Arts Centre14 min walk
RestaurantPancho Villa1 min walk
RestaurantElgin Apartments1 min walk
AirportOttawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.)16 min drive

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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom

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  • Private Two-Bedroom Basement Suite

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  • Single Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

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About this area


Located in Ottawa's Centretown neighbourhood, Rideau Inn is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. Museum of Nature and National Arts Centre are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Byward Market Square and Rideau Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at TD Place Stadium or Gatineau Sports Centre. Our guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Museum of Nature - 6 min walk
  • National Arts Centre - 14 min walk
  • University of Ottawa - 14 min walk
  • Rideau Centre - 16 min walk
  • Shaw Centre - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Ottawa Station - 8 min drive
  • Carleton Station - 9 min drive
  • Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) - 16 min drive


  • Pancho Villa - 1 min walk
  • Elgin Apartments - 1 min walk
  • St Louis Bar & Grill - 2 min walk
  • Datsun - 2 min walk
  • Common Eatery - 2 min walk

About this property

Rideau Inn

Edwardian Ottawa bed & breakfast in Centretown, walk to Museum of Nature
Outdoor tennis courts, a rooftop terrace and self parking are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, a library and express check-out are on-site. All 10 rooms feature modern comforts such as TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, desks and free toiletries. Bathrooms are shared.
Rideau Inn offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Cable televisions are provided.
Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Ottawa bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include outdoor tennis courts.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: CAD 9 per day
Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily

Things to do

3 outdoor tennis courts



Guest services

Daily housekeeping

Business services

Computer station


Rooftop terrace


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Free toiletries
Shared bathroom
Shower/bathtub combination


TV channels





Check-in between 1 PM and 4 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 17 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 20 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types


Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Self-parking fee: CAD 9 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 20 per night

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation required) and costs CAD 9 per day. Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not required and charges may apply).

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Rideau Inn Ottawa
Rideau Inn

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rideau Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rideau Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rideau Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this bed & breakfast pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Rideau Inn?
Self-parking is available for CAD 9 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 1 PM to 4 PM.
What time is check-out at Rideau Inn?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Centretown, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Museum of Nature, University of Ottawa and National Arts Centre. Rideau Canal and Parliament Hill are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Guest reviews

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1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great place, friendly staff and convenient location!

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

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    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Beautiful building with friendly and cooperative staff.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019