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All reviewsfree tourdeath rowbed dormcell roomcool experienceghost storiessolitary confinementshared roombring earplugsbyward markethard boiled eggslight sleepertop floorfree breakfast islocation is amazingparliament hillstayed here for one night
That hostel is fantastic.
Not because of the comfort. but because of the atmosphere.
It will remain on my top 3 best expereinces during my week in East Canada.
Dont miss the 11 am tour. You will discover everything about that Jail.
Terrifying and historical stay close to everything! Amazing staff, free breakfast and tour (free luggage storage before check in after check out too!)
Our tour guide was a crim student and offered an amazing perspective.
I stayed in a single 3x9ft cell on the 4th...More
I know that no one is going to take a 4 star review of a hostel seriously but read on please.
Firstly - YES this is a hostel but once you stay there you will understand.
I am a 60 something person who loves to...More
This hostel is in a old jail and the unique decor of this place constantly reminds you of this. We had a double cell as a room. A little more pricey then the dorm but it really ha the jail feeling. The cell was quite...More
When we checked in we thought WOW this is cool you actually stay in a cell. Great right....Not!!!! Up stairs to shower and shared washroom in a utility closet that was clean but sketchy. Futon bed with ANTS for company. Excellent bed partners for a...More
Response from HI-Ottawa, Responsable relations publiques at HI Ottawa Jail HostelResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. We have showers and washrooms on almost every floor and have recently worked on improving our signage to ensure these were...More