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    HI Ottawa Jail Hostel

    75 Nicholas St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9, Canada
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I'm totally flabbergasted by anyone complaining about the features of this hostel that pertain to it being an old jail. It's in the name, it's in all the photos and it's in all the reviews. This hostel is an old jail, it's not been refurbished...More

    Thank SDRJvoy
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent one night at the jail hostel, staying in a 6-bed jail cell. We would recommend the experience! It is not the most comfortable hostel ever, but it is an experience that you won't have anywhere else. We found the beds to be very...More

    Thank Caribby96
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I sent two nights here, the first night in a single cell and the second in a dorm room with friends. It was really a unique experience and a lot of fun. The single cell was small but had a really comfortable bed. The cell...More

    Thank Joa62
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Right in the city center of Ottawa, walking distance to just about everything that can be seen there. You have to keep in mind that it's a hostel and not a hotel, I decided to go with one of the jail rooms which is really...More

    Thank Börge v
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I booked a single jail cell thinking my boyfriend and I could sleep in it together as I put two adults in my search on hostel world and that came up. When we went to check in we were told only one person was allowed...More

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    Fran_dany_2014
    31 July 2017|
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    Response from WaltersRevenge | Reviewed this property |
    Yes but there are curtains and a solid wall divider and the washrooms have locked cubicle doors. This is a Hostel not a Hotel. Take a bath robe with you.
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    unfaray
    1 July 2016|
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    Response from viniciuspms | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. Had no problem parking at the hostel. But the parking área os not that big, Maybe no more than 20 cars or so.
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    6 May 2016|
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    "If you have claustrophobia, you may not want the individual rooms. These are actual jail cells and space is..."
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    "Rooms the staff and not the prisoners stayed in are larger and more comfortable but I the cell experience is..."
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    "Rooms in the basement - solitary cells - are new and much larger."
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    "Rooms facing south had a degree of traffic noise."
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