Econo Lodge Downtown - Ottawa

475 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5Z3  show map
 2 stars
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Econo Lodge Downtown - Ottawa

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Beauty treatment

Sauna

Overview

Featuring a sauna, a golf course and a nightclub, Econo Lodge Downtown is situated next to a gallery and a museum of Ottawa. The building was renovated in 2007.

The property enjoys a major location within minutes of business centers and government offices. The vicinity of a coach station let you explore Parliament Hill and National Gallery of Canada with no difficulty.

There are shops and a market in the proximity of the hotel.

A 10-minute walk from Ottawa Art Gallery train station. A few minutes' drive from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International airport.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are non-smoking and come with heating, cable TV with on-demand movies, a personal safe, a microwave and a dressing room. Other comforts include coffee/tea makers and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A variety of dishes are served in Sitar Restaurant and Culinary Conspiracy, which are 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

There are a beauty salon, a hairdresser and a luggage storage available on the premises.

Relax

The on-site beauty therapy and massage will meet all guests' expectations. On-site activities feature hiking, bowling and basketball.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   60.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Souvenir shop
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Ice skating
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Rollerblading
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Television in lobby
  • Sauna
  • Beauty treatment
  • Massage

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

475 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5Z3

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City Center
  • Ottawa
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Ottawa Train Station
    1.7 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Korea Garden (cuisine: Korean)
    100 ft
  • Shawarma Palace (cuisine: Lebanese)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Strathcona Park
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    60

Rooms and availability

Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Double room

Superior Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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Econo Lodge Downtown Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Ottawa Souvenirs and Gifts3700 ft

Popular areas

Places of interest

  • Naughty Ottawa Pub Walk3300 ft

Shopping areas

  • Rideau Centre3700 ft

Amusement

  • University of Ottawa-Games RM3000 ft
  • Friends' Bingo Hall3000 ft
  • Cachet Club3000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Laurier House1400 ft
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization1700 ft
  • Arts Courts and Information1700 ft
  • Brochu Robillard Culture2700 ft
  • Council For the Arts in Ottawa3000 ft
  • Groupe Dance Lab3000 ft
  • Summer Institute of Film and TV3000 ft
  • Ottawa Arts Foundation3000 ft

Halls

  • Patro D'ottawa1000 ft
  • Saint Joseph's Parish2300 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • L'odyssee College Intl1000 ft
  • Maharishi Vedic College1400 ft
  • Augustine College1700 ft
  • Canadian Institute-Health Info2700 ft
  • Nunavut Sivuniksavut Training3000 ft
  • Ecole de Mode R Robinson4000 ft
  • College Spehre College4000 ft

Galleries

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Bytown Museum5000 ft
    1 Canal Lane, Ottawa
  • Sandy Hill5200 ft
    Ottawa, OntarioCanada
  • Rideau Falls1.1 mi
    Sussex Dr., Ottawa
  • Rideau Hall5100 ft
    1 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
  • Parliament Hill and Buildings1.1 mi
    Wellington Street, Ottawa

Near the hotel

  • Laurier House1600 ft
    335 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa
  • ByWard3000 ft
    Ottawa, OntarioCanada
  • National Gallery of Canada4600 ft
    380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa
  • Major's Hill Park4400 ft
    Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
  • Strathcona Park1700 ft
    Range Rd, between Laurier Ave. E and Templeton, Ottawa
  • Tag Zone - Indoor Paintless Paintball3500 ft
    89 - B Montreal Road, Ottawa
  • Notre Dame Basilica4400 ft
    385 Sussex Dr., Ottawa

Restaurants nearby

  • Korea Garden100 ft

    Address: 470 Rideau St
    Phone: (613) 789-5496

    Cuisine: Korean

  • Sitar Restaurant200 ft

    Address: 417 Rideau St # A
    Phone: (613) 789-7979

    65% likes this, based on 66 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • Saffron Restaurant600 ft

    Address: 424 Rideau St

    93% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Persian

  • Shawarma Palace100 ft

    Address: 464 Rideau Street
    Phone: (613) 789-9533

    83% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: Lebanese

  • Shawarma King500 ft

    Address: 530 Rideau Street
    Phone: (613) 789-8888

    Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    60
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Econo Lodge Downtown Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Econo Lodge Downtown

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 138 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.0
Value
2.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    econolodge has some "nice" hotels around the world but this one was really disappointing. It was ugly outside and inside, the staff was 80% in a bad mood. Except for an Asian lady at breakfast, the others hardly greeted you. The only reason we stayed there was the location and free parking...

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    It's fairly close to Parliament Hill - walking distance, although the unusual heat made it uncomfortable. Close to shopping.

    Our rooms were on the 2nd floor - an elevator would have been handy.

  • Single
    8.2

    The location is great and the bed was very comfortable. Many tv channels (:

    All windows turn to the driveway and to the deck, so opening a window makes the room completely not private. People are walking on these decks....

  • Single
    5.0

    I liked the fact that I was close to the market and ease of parking the reception area was presentable and the people were very curteous

    I felt it was unsafe - people were smoking marigiuana outside, people were clearly living there - doing laundry, cooking, children playing on balcony. This was clearly not a business staying hotel the rooms were substandard the air conditioning unit was loud and working fairly, the bathroom was run down looking but clean. I would never stay at one again

  • Single
    7.4

    The staff were great

    The chairs in the room were very uncomfortabl

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    we liked the attitude of the staff. They were always most obliging andwilling to assist.

  • Single
    9.6

    My stay at Econo Lodge was brief,only 1 night.The staff was very friendly.Location was very nice to close to the Parliament Buildings

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The hotel was convenient to downtown.

    The hotel needs some maintanance. The outdoor walkways had a rubber lining which was very slippery with the blowing snow.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    The management was friendly and the room was clean.

    I think they should use real cups cups for their complinentary coffee in the rooms. Starfoam does not do.

  • Couple
    3.8

    To be honest, the only thing I liked was the location, which is close to all amenities.

    The room was not clean properly and there was a lot of noise from the rooms beside and above. There were kids next door and they'd shout, jump, and punch the walls all the time.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Easy access from the highway; Very pleasant Staff (offifce, breakfast room); reasonable price

    Broken & malfunctioning bathtub

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    Location

    The smell of room and smoke from other rooms

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    the accessability to things we wanted to see in Ottawa

  • Single
    5.0

    I liked the fact that it is 15 minutes walk from the university

    There is a lot of noise. The room is old. The breakfast is more than basic and served in styrofoam.

  • Couple
    6.6

    Good situation near the city center.

    In comparison value/price small and older rooms, very thin walls (to the neighbour rooms).

How to reach hotel

hotel Econo Lodge Downtown - Ottawa Ottawa location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

475 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5Z3

Get directions
City Center
  • Ottawa
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Ottawa Train Station
    1.7 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Korea Garden (cuisine: Korean)
    100 ft
  • Shawarma Palace (cuisine: Lebanese)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Strathcona Park
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    60