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4.3 out of 5

"Street constructions made it very hard at best to walk around and driving around. Not their fault. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 22 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

Hotel near University of Ottawa in Ottawa

City center stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Centretown hotel, you'll find University of Ottawa and Museum of Nature. Also, National Arts Centre is within half a mile (1 km) and Parliament Hill is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning.

Free Internet, kitchens

The 158 guestrooms feature free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves. Other amenities include pillowtop beds, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls.

Studio (Mini)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$102* Per night/room 26 Sep. - 27 Sep.

Signature Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Single Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Suite, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Business Inn ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Business Inn

Everyone (2) Couples (1) Family (1)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Nov. 2019

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4 out of 5
Street constructions made it very hard at best to walk around and driving around. Not their fault.

Posted by on 22 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
Service rapide, très courtois. L'établissement est en rénovation mais il y a très peu d'inconvénients pour la clientèle et le personnel fait tout son possible pour les réduire. Le service wi-fi est bon, le déjeuner inclus est varié et bon. Je suis retourné plusieurs fois à cet établissement et j'en demeure très content.

Posted by on 20 Feb. 2019

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 1200 square feet (111 square meters). A 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Business Inn. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This Ottawa hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 158 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 1200 sq ft of conference space
  • 111 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1968
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Macdonald-Cartier Intl. Airport (YOW) (14.6 km / 9 mi)
  • Train station: Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station) (4.8 km / 3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Business Inn offers 158 accommodations with computers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 46-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Kitchens offer full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Computer
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Maclarens on Elgin - This sports bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 300.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CAD 20.00 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Business Inn
  • Business Inn Ottawa
  • Inn Business
  • Business Hotel Ottawa
  • The Business Hotel Ottawa
  • The Business Inn Hotel
  • The Business Inn Ottawa
  • The Business Inn Hotel Ottawa

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.
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