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Swiss Hotel

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Reviewed 14 August 2013

If you are looking for a lovely, boutique-style hotel close to all the attractions and are comfortable with the culture of an inner-city, then The Swiss Hotel is for you! My family and I opted for the Traveler's Suite which was on the third floor, attainable only by a central set of narrow stairs. We absolutely loved the fact that...

1Thank sunrise07
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Great location, only about a 10 minute walk from parliament. The rooms were clean, and sharp. Nice touch with the iPad. And very cool bathroom layouts, considering they didn't have a lot of space to work with. Don't get confused that the "front" desk is in the basement. ;)

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights in May. The staff were very friendly and polite, as was the owner. Though I initially didn’t intend to have breakfast every day, I ended up doing so because it was great - lovely cappuccinos and French toast with maple syrup. The room was clean, well-lit and nicely decorated. I’ve seen other reviewers mention...

Thank JellyBaby24
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Tripadvisor is a helpful platform...... mostly. Sometimes I am very surprised how some people reviews hotels. I call it the tripadvisor trap.... This hotel is one of these traps, unfortunately. The location is good. But you can have better hotels for the same money or much less. Our so calles traveller's suite was a big room, far away from a...

Thank amenhotep
Amherstburg, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This is a lovely hotel located in the heart of Ottawa. It is perfectly located for sight seeing. Our first surprise was the parking. There are only a handful at the side of the hotel and if you go out for the evening chances are really good you do not get a spot when you return. In a neighbourhood that...

Thank beenhereforever
Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Where to stay in Ottawa need not be a question you ask because the answer is The Swiss Hotel! This little Inn is so close to all the action, why would you stay anywhere else? Very walkable to all the Parliament area tours, Rideau, walking/cycling paths, and of course the Byward Market! And owner Sabina is so gracious and a...

Thank Sandy R
London, Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Hotel was very nice and clean and well appointed. The decorating was pleasing and different. The reception desk is located in the lower level (below the main street level) along with the breakfast room. Our room was on the second floor which is one floor above the main street level. There is no elevator so one must carry their luggage...

Thank RalphT785
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Located in downtown Ottawa, walking distance to everything. A very nice boutique style hotel. Nice clean rooms, with comfortable bed. A good place to stay in Ottawa. Very limited private parking available at the hotel.

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Reviewed 16 July 2013

I love traveling and have stayed in all types of hotels, large, small, chain, boutique, motels, etc. in Canada, the US and several countries in Europe. I am basing my review on my personal experience during my stay as well as what I consider to be the standard for small hotels. Context: My partner and I stayed here for one...

1Thank Maria F
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I'll start by emphasize how friendly the owner, Sabina, is. She inquired about our stay while we were checking out and genuinely cared about our feedback. We had a great stay overall. We were in town for a concert at the RBC Bluesfest, and we went for a drink afterwards, so let's just say we came crashing in the early...

1Thank FannylaChipie

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Swiss Hotel is ideally located in downtown Ottawa in the heart of the Nation's Capital within easy walking distance to tourist attractions, shopping, restaurants, bars, and convention sites. This European-style boutique hotel has modern flair and offers its clients a warm, cozy and intimate accommodation experience with friendly service in a quiet, stress free environment. Each of the 22 rooms has private bathroom, A/C, European style white bedding that is 100% cotton with plush duvets, hardwood floors, free hi-speed wifi internet, an iPad and a Nespresso coffee machine in every room. For business or pleasure, choose from standard, superior, deluxe rooms with a fireplace or our romantic getaway suite with a double Jacuzzi. The hotel offers an optional healthy Swiss buffet breakfast, as well as opportunities for small meetings. The hotel also has a pretty courtyard garden patio for relaxation - a true oasis in the middle of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swiss Hotel

Address: 89 Daly Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E6, Canada (Formerly Gasthaus Switzerland Inn)
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Price Range: $152 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swiss Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Swiss Hotel Ottawa, Ontario
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#14 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#14 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#21 Family Hotel in Ottawa
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“We stayed in 108 which was spacious, and quiet even with the window open on St. Patrick's Day. That's saying something .”
 of 5 bubbles JodieG333, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“check on those with the fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles danielamW5267GL, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rm (205) overlooked the quiet street, I could check on my car parked on the street. Parking is available on hotel property ($12).”
  • Breakfast table centre piece!
  • Very comfortable bed.
  • We loved the bright red tiles in the compact but well appointed bathroom.
  • Owner (Sabine) tells us about Ottawa & her renovated 22 room hotel.
 of 5 bubbles rudysterr, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is probably quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles LDarian, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 203 is too light to have a restful night”
 of 5 bubbles traveloften399, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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