Ottawa is the capital of Canada and is located in Ontario. Visitors love Ottawa for its history and Victorian architecture. Many of Ottawa’s attractions can easily be accessed by foot, which makes it a great city to stroll the streets and take everything in.
Nature lovers will enjoy walking or grabbing a boat tour on the Rideau Canal. Ottawa also has many museums for families to explore, from the Aviation and Space Museum to the Museum of Nature, or the National Gallery of Canada to Canadian War Museum.
Parliament Hill is one of the most famous sights to see while in Ottawa. This neo-Gothic structure looks very similar to its mother structure in England. Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica is another notable attraction for visitors into architecture.
Although Canada can be known to be expensive, hotels do not have to be. Here, we will go over three accommodations that can help visitors save money, so they can spend it elsewhere in Ottawa.
ByWard Blue Inn
The ByWard Blue Inn is a quaint hotel with a homey feel. This hotel is centrally located in the ByWard Market area and just a short walk to many of Ottawa’s attractions. The Art Mode Gallery, Notre Dame Basilica, and National Gallery of Canada are all within a short walk. Almost all other main attractions are just a short drive away.
Guests at ByWard Blue Inn can enjoy a daily breakfast and afternoon tea. The hotel also offers free WiFi throughout the hotel, and free laptop rentals are available upon request. There is private parking on-site, but it is an additional charge.
Each room has daily housekeeping and a private bathroom with a shower and tub. Guests will also enjoy that every room is equipped with a microwave and fridge. Some rooms include a balcony with a city view. Rooms can accommodate between two and four guests. Guests can choose between two single beds with balcony, one queen bed with a balcony, a standard queen bed without a balcony, or a two-bedroom suite that includes two double beds. Extra beds are available upon request for free.
Past guests give glowing reviews about the staff and hotel. They believe that the rooms were spotless and comfortable, and the staff was friendly and helpful.
157 Clarence Street, K1N 5P7 Ottawa, Canada.
4.4 out of 5
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Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East
The Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East is a contemporary hotel that is just a short drive to downtown Ottawa. In just a quick taxi or car ride, guests can be at the Ottawa Art Gallery, National War Memorial, or the Rideau River.
Guests at the Courtyard by Marriott will enjoy the free parking on site. In addition, after a long day of exploring Ottawa, guests can soak in the indoor pool or hot tub. If you need to unwind, a fitness center is available on site as well. Friendly front desk staff is available 24-hours a day to help with any questions or concerns you may have. The hotel has an on-site restaurant called THE BISTRO which offers American cuisine throughout the day.
Guest rooms include a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, and free WiFi. All rooms can fit up to four adults. For those traveling with little ones, cribs are available for free upon request.
Many guests believe that the hotel is an excellent value. They enjoyed the great location next to the highway, the free parking, and the spacious rooms. They also like the fantastic service at the hotel and restaurant.
200 Coventry Road, K1K 4S3 Ottawa, Canada.
4.3 out of 5
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Hampton by Hilton Ottawa
Hampton by Hilton is located close to many of Ottawa’s attractions. In just a short drive, visitors can be at Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, or the National War Memorial. The Ottawa Train Station is also less than a mile away.
Guests of this hotel can relax in the indoor pool or work out in the on-site fitness center. They will also enjoy a free morning newspaper daily and daily hot breakfast. For those needing a boost throughout the day, coffee and tea is available 24-hours in the lobby. Free parking and WiFi are included in the stay.
All guests rooms include a TV, air conditioning, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Rooms can accommodate between two and four adults. However, for those with a larger group, the hotel does offer cribs free of charge and extra beds at an additional fee.
Guests have rated this hotel as exceptional. They have commented on the excellent staff that is friendly and kind, and of the comfortable and clean rooms. They believe the hotel is a perfect location for guests traveling by car.
100 Coventry Road, K1K 4S3 Ottawa, Canada.
4.4 out of 5
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About our budget hotel recommendations in Ottawa
We are a travel research company. Our team helps you discover the best cheap hotels in Ottawa by researching the internet for you. We have also visited some of these places. Hence, it’s not just our opinion, it’s the opinion of thousands of travelers who have been there before you. We make it easy for you to find out about the best budget hotels in the city.
Please note, we only list hotels that have an aggregated guest review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5. We aggregate all reviews from different booking sites and other unbiased review websites. Any hotel listed here should have a price of $100 or less per night. Hence, you can be certain all hotels listed above offer you a great and affordable stay in Ottawa.
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Top 3 budget hotels in Ottawa
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