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The Business Inn

Star Rating
2.5 out of 5

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Reviews

4.4 / 5Excellent
5,212 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Museum of Nature
    8 min walk
  • Popular Location
    National Arts Centre
    12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    University of Ottawa
    12 min walk
  • Airport
    Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.)
    15 min drive

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Book online or call:

1-866-500-4938
  • Studio (Mini)

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Economy Suite, 1 Bedroom

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Studio Suite, Balcony

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Executive Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Single Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Signature Suite

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area

Ottawa

In the city centre, The Business Inn is in Ottawa's Centretown neighbourhood, an area with good airport proximity and shopping. National Gallery of Canada and Canadian Museum of History 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 hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Museum of Nature - 8 min walk
  • Popular Location
    National Arts Centre - 12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    University of Ottawa - 12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Rideau Centre - 13 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Shaw Centre - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Ottawa Station - 5 min drive
  • Carleton Station - 6 min drive
  • Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Maclarens on Elgin – Serves lunch, dinner and light fare.

About this property

The Business Inn

Ottawa hotel in Centretown, walk to Museum of Nature
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business centre and self parking. All 158 rooms feature kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, ovens, hobs and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access and free wired Internet are standard, as are LCD TVs with cable channels.
The Business Inn offers 158 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with computers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 46-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Kitchens offer full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from 01 May 2019 until 30 September 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Exterior
Renovation work will only be conducted during working hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM - 4 AM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 21

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Property payment types

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 300.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)

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 are 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.

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. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: CAD 15.00 per night

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Full-sized fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (1200 square feet)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • 46-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels
  • computer
  • premium channels

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Paper towels
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Nearby things to do

Where to eat

  • Maclarens on Elgin – Serves lunch, dinner and light fare.

Frequently asked questions

4.4

Excellent

5 - Excellent
2,761
4 - Good
1,985
3 - Okay
325
2 - Mediocre
72
1 - Poor
69
4.5
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

It is incredible value and well located once construction on Elgin ends. Just know it is a budget hotel in need of a makeover.

Stayed 3 nights in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Best location .most restaurants are at walking distance.you can view Ottawas skyline which looks very beautiful.

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    4/5 Good

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      3/5

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