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awesome! clean and friendly. perfect location.
Toured both museums, Went to ByWard market, hiked , watched changing of the guard, shopped, ate well.
Pay extra for deluxe corner room. Worth it.
Quality everything - un beatable location having to pay for internet
Great location right in the heart of Downtown Ottawa, really close to a lot of the sites. Staff is informed and professional, and the facilities (especially the pool) are world class. Loved it here.
The location and history of this hotel left nothing to be desired. Luxurious hotel with friendly staff They charge you for everything - They wanted me to pay .$50 a minute for the business center! If you come to this hotel and need to do work, bring your own laptop and be prepared to pay for the internet.
Comfortable clean room. Friendly,helpful staff at Registration desk. Good ,prompt room food service. Friendly ,considerate room cleaning services.Clean air. Comfortable room temperature. Excellent food and service in both eating areas. Absolutely nothing. Beyond expectations.
Magnificent hotel and piece of Canadian history. Tremendous building Although an extremely expensive proposition, rooms/some older pieces within them need to be restored or refreshed. A little old looking.
Classic beautiful Hotel. Friendly Staff, especially the health club receptionist, who was great! Too old. Need refurbishing. Stained carpets, cracked ceilings, too many extension cords. Position of coffee maker hard to get to which makes making that morning cup a great hassle. Toilet we had in our bathroom was so close to the wall and door is in the way.
Beautiful hotel; comfortable room; excellent location. Will definitely return.
Location and price Parking garage is very tight.
Right next to the Byward market, nice view on the market and even Parlaiment Hill from the balcony. Nice room, helpful staff. Breakfast included was a plus, although the quality of the breakfast wasn't fabulous one can certainly manage with it. Warm breakfast (eggs, bacon, potatoes) available for 5 dollars extra. Microwave oven and reasonably sized refrigerator in the room can be useful.
The location was very convenient to the office I was visiting and to local restaurants. The area had quite a few homeless people, that did approach you when walking to and from the hotel.
I liked the wooden floors in the bedroom.They are much more hygenic than carpet. I liked the central location. A shuttle bus might be good
We liked the closeness to the By Ward market and the parliment buildings.
This hotel is like staying at home. The staff is friendly and very able to handle our two official languages. They go out of their way to accommodate your needs. Bravo! The hot breakfast could use some work.
That it had a small frig and a microwave, which allowed me to use the room as a mini-apartment The fact that the 'wake-up' system did not work. I missed breakfast three times and was late for an important meeting. (Sorry if this counts as a 'complaint' - but it may be useful for staff to check the phones on a regular basis.
The location is just perfect next to all the pubs, stores, resturants with patios, the parliament buildings etc. It is a clean hotel, staff is helpful. The hotel is a basic type of hotel nothing fancy or luxuries. If that is what you are looking for then it is okay. The indoor parking is very small and if you get there late at night you will not have a spot and you have to leave your car with your keys so they can move it once someone leaves.
The staff were friendly, the location was perfect, breakfast was amazing. We will return!
the location, the reception
The room and view overlooking courtyard. And the balconybreakfast Breakfast - croissants were stale, eggs old
Location, Breakfast, Close to Public Parking, Service Rooms a bit small, Small TV
Cleanliness, staff, location was fine since I like to walk. The pool was nice. Parking price was not listed. Cost $23/day! No mention of that in the add. Also breakfast was a straight $19/person. Too much!
Good service. Clean bathroom. Lobby under renovation. I made a duplicate booking and the refund process was slow and passive, and up till now I am still not sure if the refund has materialized or not. There was a fire alarm in the middle of the night during our stay, but the handling of of the emergency situation was OK and not chaotic.
The room was very spacious, with all the amenites I would have wanted. Would like to try the restaurant on my next stay. Staff was very friendly and efficient. Could not figure out how to get the mini-fridge turned on, but by the time I realized there was one, was sort of too late to come in handy. Oh yes, and the charge for in-room movie was outrageous, almost $16.00.
the clean up job daily is very good they are renovating...
Close to convention center, shopping & Byswater (Bayswater?) restaurant area. Not far from Chateau Laurier or Capital Hill. Clean rooms. Friendly staff at front desk. Cool/funky little restaurant/cafe area on the first floor, which filled up at night. Common areas bright and nicely decorated, with lots of computers for general use. Room was small but functional and clean. Gym was a little disappointing, but had treadmills eliptical and some weight machines. It was fine for a short stay, but not much more. Nearby construction makes for some unattractive views, but it's not noisy or bothersome otherwise. Overall, I was happy with my selection for the price I paid.
Pillows were terrible. Ice machine did not work. Booked a hotel with a pool and it was not available to be used.
staff were friendly. the room was clean. Wifi worked fine. there was renovation going on and lobby floor is confused but the room was quiet.
Good location for conferences - walking distance from convention center and shopping. Clean room and excellent staff. Room was directly above the garbage dumpsters, so very early every morning was rudely woken up by garbage trucks slamming dumpsters. I wouldn't normally mention this, but I specifically asked for a room in a quiet area. The dining option has a very limited menu and has a high cost compared to other options for the area.
Excellent buffet breakfast that claimed to have the best bread in the city. They did! Modern rooms with very comfortable beds and perfect pillows. Parking lot is very confusing and you can easily scratch your car unless very careful. It is multi-level and the hotel entrance is down 3 and to the back right. It took me 3-stays to figure this out. Gym is small but gets the job done. Get an upper floor until the renovations are completed. It will be beautiful but is noisy at the moment.
This hotel is in a great location. And walking distance to most attractions. Great bar, Wifi would drop out every now and again.
The staff were all extremely nice and quick to help. The room was really clean and comfortable. The shower head was cracked. We advised the reception desk, but nothing was done about it. There was also only one elevator functioning almost every morning of our stay, which made it a very long wait to get to the lobby.
Walking distance to Parliament Bldgs and Byward Market. Construction across the street and noise.
The comfort very good
I had an amazing view on the 2 most historic sites in Ottawa, the parliament and the chateau laurier...that alone was worth the cost It is an average hotel and rather expensive, if I had a room facing the backyard it would have been very disapointing. No free internet which is really bad
Staff,location Kids running around hote,l screaming well after 1100pm ,older hotel,needs updated.
Excellent bed, excellent location. It is walking distance to everything. Staff are very friendly and provide excellent service!
Helpful staff, clean room, very comfortable, good location but a little hard to reach due to current construction. Close to Byward market, which we loved for browsing, shopping and eating. Concierge was extremely helpful with directions for getting to and around Montreal, our next stop.
Not only was the lobby staff friendly and engaging, they were extra attentive. The room with the Parliament view was fantastic and no details were overlooked -- linens, towels, cleanliness. Could not have done better for reasonable price or for greater cost.
An excellent welcome, and room explanation etc. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Food excellent and good value. Not having beauty treatments available in situ-i.e. facials.
We had an excellent experience at the Westin Ottawa. Our room was on the 21st floor overlooking the Parliament buildings - it couldn't have been better. The room was spacious and well-designed. We would definitely return here.
central position the filthy scum that surrounded the swimming and jakuzzi pools
We loved everything!!! it was right in the center of everything, so walking was perfect. there was nothing we didn't like.
They oversold the rooms. They did not have a room for me I had to sleep on a cot in a conference room!
My family and I stayed at Les Suites for nine days and I loved that the suite was equipped with everything and there was lots of storage!!!!!! I could wash and dry our clothes, cook a meal when I felt like or bring home left overs and heat it up! The rooms are very spacious and were always clean and fresh, and the staff were very discreet, not invading your privacy. They were also very courteous when you met them in the hallways and elevators. The location of the hotel is ideal, walking distance to the mall and downtown Ottawa. I felt comfortable and at home. I would definitely be staying at Les Suites on my next visit to Canada.
I liked the closeness to the attractions and to the market area.Having cooking facilities is a definite asset for extended stays The pet policy of this hotel where only the premium rooms are pet free is detremental to my staying there again. With alergies and not knowing beforehand the pets may have been in the room could cause serious health risks to you custtomers,
They had over booked, so we didn't get the premium sweet that we had paid for. They made an error when checking us in giving us a room that was already occupied, adding a good 30 minutes to our wait to get into a room. Usually you can chalk that up to a good story, but we had an ice cream cake that melted while we waited. We had hoped to use that time to decorate the room for a surprise party.
Les Suites is wonderful if you have young children. The bedroom suite allows you to put your children to bed and adults can continue to enjoy their evening. The fully equipped kitchen is fantastic, children can have their regular breakfast etc. which helps with routine. Very close to market, shopping and tourist attractions. This is our second stay at the hotel and have been very pleased both visits. Parking is a challenge. Very limited parking spots and if you drive a van or larger vehicle, may available spots are too small.
It's location is perfect to access shopping and tourist attractions. Parking is a plus in this downtown location. Pool, workout area was quite small.
space and facilities,plus convenience to city centre
We went to the byward market and to the parliament buildings and walked along the canal.We also walked Sparks Street, shopped in the Rideau Center. Everything we did was within walking distance from the hotel.The staff were helpful. We were on the 22 floor, had amazing views.
Great location and the 2 been suite was the perfect size for us and the price we paid. Service was great. It was very busy but that showed the quality of the hotel, people were there for everything: family, sports teams, young friends. We were treated well and had a good stay! Some of our cups had lipstick stains on them and the hottub (part of the reason we decided on the hotel) was out of order but that's about it.
2 bathrooms, convenience of the kitchen, fitness room and pool, taxi available The dish washer did not do a very good job cleaning the dishes (room 1509)
The front desk staff were friendly, courteous and helpful also with info about surrounding points of interest. Great overflow parking solution.
Friendly staff, excellent bedrooms, goof overall quality
on top of the events
Liked the Bistro. Great for breakfast. Bed and room very comfortable!
Very friendly staff, including suggestions for places to eat, help with parking and just overall making us feel welcome. Pool and gym had to be accessed via lobby. Made it a tad uncomfortable to walk to pool in bathing suit passing through common area.
Totally awesome Could not ask for more, will b back Nothing
Everything was excellent. The location was great and the host was outstanding! Nothing
good service.. amazing breakfast Need a bigger tv in the room
What a wonderful experience! Sleeping in a REAL JAIL for three days was something I won't ever forget! It was so amazing to see how prisoners lived prior to 1970 in the Canadian Penal system. Gosh, there isn't much you can say negativity about this place -- except, perhaps, it would have been nice to have two pillows instead of one -- but it's JAIL, remember!?! :-)