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Featured Hostels in Ottawa

Ottawa Backpackers Inn
2 out of 5
203 York Street, Ottawa, ON
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The price is ¥5,635 per night

Located in Downtown Ottawa, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Byward Market Square, University of Ottawa, and Rideau Centre. National Gallery of Canada ...

3.4/5 (142 reviews)

"The hostel has an amazing location, it is close to everything. A great choice for who wants pay less and have a good place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2020

Ottawa Backpackers Inn
BackpackersHQ
1 out of 5
250 Lisgar St, Ottawa, ON
The price is ¥2,619 per night

Located in Centretown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Confederation Park, National Arts Centre, and Museum of Nature. Parliament Hill and Rideau Centre ...

3/5 (16 reviews)
Good Stay

"Great"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

BackpackersHQ
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
2 out of 5
75 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON
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The price is ¥5,654 per night

Located in Sandy Hill, this hostel is steps from Ottawa Art Gallery and Rideau Centre. Byward Market Square and University of Ottawa are also within 10 ...

3.8/5Good! (498 reviews)

"Good for staying short term Staff is very nice and vert helpful Good for exploring history."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
Barefoot Hostel – Caters to Women
2 out of 5
455 Cumberland Street, Ottawa, ON
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Located in Downtown Ottawa, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Rideau Centre, Shaw Centre, and Byward Market Square. University of Ottawa and Parliament ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (42 reviews)

"It was a nice hotel, located in a wrong neighborhood. The building acrossed the street had lots of drunk people yelling loud. I was unable to sleep until 2:00 AM. The girld in my room was dirty. She put her stuff everywhere and hung her panties on the bunk bed, making the room appeared as a homeless ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2019

Barefoot Hostel – Caters to Women
Ottawa Sleep Inn
2 out of 5
522 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, ON
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Located in Centretown, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Dundonald Park and Museum of Nature. Rideau Canal and Parliament Hill are also within 2 mi (3 ...

2.8/5 (43 reviews)

"Really friendly and professional staff. Efficient and clean."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

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Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Fairmont Chateau Laurier
4.5 out of 5
1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
The price is ¥19,943 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (3,011 reviews)

"Such a friendly, helpful staff . The check in was quick and we were even given an upgrade without requesting one. This was during the Winterlude which is a very busy time for them but their customer service was top notch! We are looking forward to returning in the summer and staying in this lovely ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Andaz Ottawa Byward Market - a concept by Hyatt
Andaz Ottawa Byward Market - a concept by Hyatt
4 out of 5
325 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON
The price is ¥12,075 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,605 reviews)

"Nice room, well decorated, nice view - i would definitively recommend"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Andaz Ottawa Byward Market - a concept by Hyatt
Sandman Signature Ottawa Airport Hotel
Sandman Signature Ottawa Airport Hotel
3.5 out of 5
250 West Hunt Club Road, Ottawa, ON
The price is ¥9,374 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (709 reviews)

"Excellent front desk staff, clean room and comfortable bed"…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Sandman Signature Ottawa Airport Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Ottawa?
By going with a hostel you can cut your spending on lodging and use more of your money for exploring during your stay. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), low prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Ottawa?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first: Ottawa Backpackers Inn - Located within a 10-minute walk of Byward Market Square. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and laundry facilities. BackpackersHQ - Located within a 10-minute walk of National Arts Centre and Museum of Nature. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, barbecue grills, and TV in a common area. You’ll find towels and linens in all rooms. HI Ottawa Jail Hostel - Located steps from Rideau Centre. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Barefoot Hostel – Caters to Women - Located within a 10-minute walk of Byward Market Square and University of Ottawa. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a computer station. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries. Ottawa Sleep Inn - Located within a 20-minute walk of Museum of Nature. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, lockers, and linens in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Ottawa?
If you’re in the market for an affordable place to stay in Ottawa, one of Expedia’s 6 hostels could be a great option for you.
What's the seasonal weather like in Ottawa?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 20°F. Average annual rainfall for Ottawa is 37 inches.
What is there to see and do in Ottawa?
Generally, Ottawa is known for its museums, jogging trails, and art. Major attractions include Parliament Hill, Byward Market Square, and Rideau Canal. Get out into nature with places like Jacques Cartier Park, Lansdowne Park, and Commissioners Park. Cultural attractions include National Arts Centre, National Gallery of Canada, and Museum of Nature.
What's the best way to get around Ottawa?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), 6.9 mi (11.1 km) away. An alternative is Ogdensburg, NY (OGS-Ogdensburg Intl.), located 52.1 mi (83.9 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can take advantage of metro transit at Bayview Station, Carling Station, and Carleton Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Ottawa Station, Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station), or Ottawa Fallowfield Station.