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“Our home far from our home” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Business Inn & Suites
Ranked #7 of 67 Hotels in Ottawa
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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192 reviews
43 hotel reviews
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“Our home far from our home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

My wife and I were lodged in a Studio Suite. The room was extremely comfortable, including a full kitchen (microwave oven, conventional oven and kitchen, big refrigerator with freezer, coffee maker, toster, cutlery, dishes, etc, etc), an impresive 46” LCD, sofa, table and the best, a PC with free internet Access and a printer in our room!

The hotel offers a full complimentary breakfast, served in a small room. There are no many tables there but we never had problems with that (at different times). The surprise is that it has a refrigerator with juices, cheeses, yogurts, eggs, etc. Outside we had different types of breads, donuts, waffles, muffins, etc. Nice, complete and practical.

The location is good. If you want to walk, the best one is to the east. At two blocks you can find the Rideau Canal (one of the landmarks of Ottawa). The walk to Parliament Hill via the Canal is refreshing, everytime.

They offer parking (outside or covered) at a daily rate.

Rates of this hotel are absolutely convenient.

TIP: If you have a car and your stay is during a weekend, parking in the Street is free from Friday evening to Monday morning. The only thing is to be lucky and find the place.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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montreal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

I really enjoyed my stay, great / amazing service and extreamly confortable.
Good prices, beautifull suites

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2012

Wish I'd known about this place sooner. Rooms are very large, great tv, computer and printer, large kitchen space. Only complaint would be its a little loud so bring ear plugs or turn on a fan for white noise.

  • Stayed March 2012
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

The suites are huge, (apartments) but the perking is a hassle as the garage is small and hard to navigate if you have a full size car, the elevators take forever and the breakfast room is so small and crowded your uncomfortable eating there. Plus side is there is a computer and printer i your room plus wifi

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

A fantastic place for those on business and those wishing to have an inexpensive hotel in downtown Ottawa. Free breakfast, free laundry, free computer in room and spotlessly clean. We'll be back!

Room Tip: No need to bring laptop. Computer in every room with high speed. Rooms extremely large
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

The Business Inn is located just off one of the main north-to-south drags of Ottawa. It is located near several pubs, casual eateries, and a wine store. Parking is available in a lot for about $11 per night and underground for about $15. The rooms are clean and huge! Complete with a comfortable bed, clean bathroom with name-brand toiletries, kitchenette, flat screen and computer, we were left shocked by how great of a value TBI was. The location is a bit south of the market area, but the walk was very pleasant and we were able to see the Rideau Canal and several government buildings along the way. We were there during the last day of Winterlude, too, so there were many people out and about-- it was very nice. I would definitely recommend this hotel-- safe area, clean, pleasant staff, comfortable in all ways.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Kingston, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

This is the second stay at this hotel. The price is extremely good and this time we had a huge one bedroom suite with fully equipped kitchen (stove and oven as well as a micro and large refrigerator), large flat screen T.V. in the living room as well as one in the bedroom, a computer with printer and paper and free internet access. The hotel was clean and quiet and the staff very helpful. The included breakfast was much more than is found in most hotels. Parking was extra but the price was not exorbitant. The hotel is very centrally located to the downtown area.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: The Business Inn & Suites
Address: 180 Maclaren St | at Elgin, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0L3, Canada
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Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ottawa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ottawa
#3 Business Hotel in Ottawa
#5 Family Hotel in Ottawa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Business Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 156
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spread your paperwork over large desk tables, relax on the comfortable living room sofas and wake up refreshed in a king size bed. If your family is traveling on business with you, our spacious suites feature fully equipped kitchens and household amenities to satisfy their needs as well. Located at the central hot-spot of Ottawa. Locals and visitors enjoy dinner, dancing and live music. 24 hour diners, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal and the ByWard Market are within walking distance, making The Business Inn the perfect location when staying in Ottawa! ... more   less 
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Business Hotel Ottawa
The Business Inn & Suites Ottawa, Ontario

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