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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 car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Beauty treatment

Sauna

Overview

Econo Lodge Downtown is a 2-star venue positioned about 4.6 km from Rideau Canal. Renovated in 2007, the hotel combines royal architecture with ultimate comfort.

The property is set 20 minutes' walk away from Parliament Hill. Econo Lodge Downtown is within about 30 minutes' walk of the center of Ottawa.

Apart from proximity to embassies, government offices and convention centers, this hotel offers a photocopier and a fax machine.

It lies 900 meters away from Ottawa Art Gallery train station. The hotel is located 20 minutes walk from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International airport.

Rooms

Econo Lodge Downtown is a property in Ottawa that comes with 60 rooms and provides heating, cable TV with on-demand movies, a laptop safe, a microwave and a dressing room. Guests can take advantage of a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Offering various dining options, Sitar Restaurant and Culinary Conspiracy are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

There are car and bicycle rental services on site.

Relax

A sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool and a picnic area are available at the hotel. The property provides a gym, aerobics classes and a jogging track along with hiking, basketball and bowling.

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 car park
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Private beach
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Souvenir shop
  • Barber shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Ice skating
  • Hiking
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Billiard tables
  • Rollerblading
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Business

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

Children

  • Cots
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

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

Room features

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

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

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

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

Rooms and availability

Econo Lodge Downtown photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Econo Lodge Downtown photos Room
Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Econo Lodge Downtown photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

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    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing board
  • Dining:Mini-refrigerator
Room Description:

1 King Bed - coffee/tea maker, ironing facilities, smoking policy - non-smoking available, Breakfast, seating area

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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    • Non-smoking
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  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

1 Queen Bed Nonsmoking - coffee/tea maker, ironing facilities, smoking policy - non-smoking available, Breakfast, satellite/cable TV, telephone

Superior Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room 1 Queen Bed Non Smoking

Superior Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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    • Non-smoking
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  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Superior Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

Single room

Econo Lodge Downtown Location

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Local attractions

  • Confederation Square5000 ft
    202-40 Elgin St
  • Peace Tower1.1 mi
    Parliament Hill
  • Bank Street Promenade2.3 mi
    between Wellington and Gladstone
  • Parliament Hill1.0 mi
    111 Wellington Street
  • The Glebe1.7 mi
    Rideau Canal north to the Queensway

Near the hotel

  • ByWard Market3500 ft
    55 By Ward Market Sq
  • National War Memorial4800 ft
    Elgin Street Confederation Square
  • Notre Dame Basilica4300 ft
    385 Sussex Dr. at Guigues Ave.
  • Royal Canadian Mint4900 ft
    320 Sussex Dr

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

6.8
Very goodBased on198 reviews

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Location
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    You get what you paid, It is clean and full of parking places (free)

    It is getting old, A/C,carpets and other services need revamps

  • Single
    5.0

    Great location, cheap price. Staff were mostly quite friendly. Wi-fi access was solid.

    Can't really recommend it; it's unbelievably run-down. When I got to my room, I discovered the chain/bolt-lock had been ripped off the door and was hanging uselessly by one screw. Two of the lamps had been ripped apart and had not even been taped together but just left in that state. Room cleaning was random: some mornings they would make the bed but leave everything else untouched; other mornings they'd replace the instant coffee but leave the bed untouched; etc. I think by the end of my several days there they'd done everything at least once, just never on the same day. The bath wasn't working and when I went to the front desk to inquire and ask for assistance, I was given directions to the nearest hardware shop for me to fix the problem myself (I kid you not). I've stayed in budget locations in many countries, so I took all this with a bit of a sense of humour, but really there's no need, even for the price. I've stayed in cheaper places in equivalent-sized Euro-American cities that have had far superior quality. This is either a poor reflection on this hotel, or on Ottawa in general. Anyway, if all you care about is cheap price and good location (and the staff were quite nice, if not particularly effective), this will meet your needs, although beware that it's probably the most run-down dive I've encountered in any large Canadian city.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Excellent location. Close to all attractions and very convenient if walking. Free parking was also great esp in a city. Cheap price worth it.

    Outside & inside needs upgrading very old/budget looking. Loud construction when we were there very loud & early!

  • 9.2

    Extra large room for 2 (to host 4). Walking distance to the city center. Make yourself waffles for breakfast. Helpful staff.

    Breakfast was rather limited.

  • 7.4

    OK for the price. Place was really dated and was a yurn off at first however, very clean.

    Old

  • 10.0

    We visited there for 1 night and we were quite very satisfied with the overall hotel. Front Desk upgraded our room as we needed microwave specifically. Staff was very nice and breakfast was very good. Parking and Breakfast was included in the price. Very close to the byward market and the main visiting attractions of Ottawa.

  • 2.8

    Like the location. That's it.

    Let's start with the house keeping. I usually leave my room by 9:00 a.m. When I came to take a nap at 15:00 the room was not made. When I pointed out this to the house keeper, she just laughed played ignorance. The front desk were no help either.

  • 9.6

    The room was very clean..It was nice to have free wifi and free parking.and free breakfast...Only a 10 min walk to Parliament which was nice...The bed was very comfy but the pillows could have been bigger.... I would definitely stay here again when I visit Ottawa.

    Pillows could have been bigger.

  • 5.8

    Location and free parking and friendly staff.

    The breakfast plain Horrible and would rather starve

  • 7.8

    Free parking and a few blocks away from Parliament in a commercial street (Ottawa is just that - sorry, folks). Staff is very nice and polite. Our apartment (238) was very big.

    The second floor don't have elevator to access with luggage or for disabled people. AC fan on the room (238) was too loud at night and maybe needing maintenence - we couldn't turn it off depite the summer because windows are turned into a corridor. Breakfast ia a bit poor, but we stayed for one night, so it's in general, as good as you can get.

  • 9.2

    Really enjoy stay there.

    The wifi is not so good sometimes

  • 7.0

    Free parking (even for the whole check-out day) and close to the city - walking distance.

    Very bad Wi-Fi (still disconnecting). Little renovation of the motel would be nice.

  • 8.8

    The staff were exceptionally friendly and kind!

  • 9.4

    Nice place to stay in the centre of Ottawa. Good price, good location. Free parking.

  • 8.8

    friendly staff, and location, walking distance

    need better coffee, (ha)

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