Ottawa Backpackers Inn, Ottawa

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OTTAWA BACKPACKERS INN is a centrally located hostel which is only a 10 minute walk from most tourist attractions and amenities (including the parliament buildings, the Byward Market and the Rideau Canal). The OBI is a 32-bed heritage home and is independently owned and operated.

A night's stay will cost you $19 (weekly rates available on request). There are four and six bed dormitories and two private rooms.

Facilities available include:

* Fully equipped kitchen
* Grocery store across the street
* Free coffee & tea
* TV lounge
* High-speed Internet (via cable)
* Nearby laundry facilities
* Free linen
* Centrally located to shops, tourist attractions, cinemas, clubs, restaurants and pubs/bars
* Friendly service

Location and Contact


• By Car: From Highway #417 take the Nicholas Street exit all the way to the end (Rideau Street). Turn right and go two blocks to King Edward Avenue. Turn left on King Edward Avenue and then take the next left onto York Street (203 York Street).
• Ottawa City Bus Service: (Price of city bus is $2.50)
• From the bus station: Take bus #4 (Ottawa - Rockcliffe) to the corner of Dalhousie and York Streets. Two minute walk from corner. Alternatively, $10 taxi or 45 minute walk. If coming from Montreal, ask driver before boarding bus to drop you off at University of Ottawa (5 minute walk to hostel).
• From the airport: Take bus #97 (Kanata) to MacKenzie King Bridge * 10 minute walk through Rideau Mall and Byward Market to doorstep. Alternatively, $25 taxi or $11 airport shuttle bus to Courtyard Mariott Hotel (two minute walk from hotel).
• From the train station: Take bus #95 (Baseline) to MacKenzie King Bridge * 10 minute walk through Rideau Mall and Byward Market to doorstep. Alternatively, $10 taxi or 1 hour walk.



Address: 203 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Distance to city center: 2.27 km

Ottawa Backpackers Inn is listed on the following booking sites:



Website Ottawa Backpackers Inn Ottawa
Phone Number: +1 (613) 241-3402 or +1 (888) 394-0334
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel

Solo Traveller

Youth Hostel


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Bike Rental

Lockers in Lobby

Luggage Storage



Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill

Board Games

Cable TV

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental


Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Female Dorm Only

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