Byward Blue Inn - Ottawa

157 Clarence Street Ottawa , Ontario , Ca , K1N 5P, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5P7  show map
 3 stars
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Byward Blue Inn - Ottawa

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Horseback riding

Cycling

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

Byward Blue Inn is placed in the heart of Ottawa steps away from convention centers and embassies. This charming hotel dates from 1989 and was refurbished in 2007.

A short stroll of 10 minutes will take you to National Gallery of Canada, U.S Embassy and Notre Dame Basilica. The venue is located within 20 minutes' walk from Ottawa center.

The hotel is situated near a gallery and a museum.

A local bus stop is 150 meters away. Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International airport is 15 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

Byward Blue Inn offers 46 rooms on 6 floors that come with a balcony, ironing facilities, armchairs, coffee/tea makers and a minibar along with a fridge, a kettle and a microwave. Guests will enjoy a view of Rideau Canal and Parliament Hill from their rooms. They feature bathrooms with a hairdryer, bath sheets and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Every day a complimentary continental breakfast is served. Offering jamaican meals, The Smoque Shack is around 100 meters away.

Services

Business travelers can avail of a conference room, a photocopier and a movie projector offered on site.

Relax

Guests can choose from horse riding, snow skiing and cycling available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at CAD 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Gay friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Fine dining
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • Armchair

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

157 Clarence Street Ottawa , Ontario , Ca , K1N 5P, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5P7

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City Center
  • Ottawa
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Art Mode Gallery
    1700 ft
  • Ottawa Art Gallery
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Ahora Restaurant Mexicain (cuisine: Mexican)
    400 ft
  • The Smoque Shack (cuisine: Jamaican)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Major's Hill Park
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    46

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double beds
Size: 380 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Byward Blue Inn - Ottawa Ottawa location
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    Hotel Address:

    157 Clarence Street Ottawa , Ontario , Ca , K1N 5P, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5P7

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Ottawa
      1.1 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Art Mode Gallery
      1700 ft
    • Ottawa Art Gallery
      2000 ft
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Ahora Restaurant Mexicain (cuisine: Mexican)
      400 ft
    • The Smoque Shack (cuisine: Jamaican)
      300 ft
    Parks
    • Major's Hill Park
      2100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      46

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedOttawaByward Blue Inn

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Ottawa Souvenirs and Gifts - 1400 ft

    Places of interest

    Train stations

    Convention centers

    Shopping areas

    • Rideau Centre - 1400 ft
    • National Gallery of Canada - 1700 ft
    • Bytown Museum - 2300 ft

    Amusement

    • Cachet Club - 700 ft
    • University of Ottawa-Games RM - 2300 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Stadiums

    Museums

    • Summer Institute of Film and TV - 400 ft
    • Musee des Beaux-Arts du Canada - 1400 ft
    • Council For the Arts in Ottawa - 1700 ft
    • Ottawa Arts Foundation - 1700 ft
    • Groupe Dance Lab - 1700 ft
    • Canada Musee de la Guerre - 2000 ft

    Halls

    • Saint Joseph's Parish - 2300 ft

    Universities, Institutes

    • Canadian Institute-Health Info - 700 ft
    • Nunavut Sivuniksavut Training - 700 ft
    • Ecole de Mode R Robinson - 1400 ft

    Business areas

    Local attractions

    • Rideau Hall - 5100 ft
      1 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
    • Jacques Cartier Park - 1.0 mi
      Rte Verte 1, Gatineau
    • Library and Archives Canada - 1.1 mi
      395 Wellington St., Ottawa
    • Prime Minister's Official Residence - 5200 ft
      24 Sussex Dr, Ottawa
    • National Archives of Canada - 1.0 mi
      395 Wellington Street, Ottawa

    Near the hotel

    • ByWard - 400 ft
      Ottawa, OntarioCanada
    • Notre Dame Basilica - 1600 ft
      385 Sussex Dr., Ottawa
    • Major's Hill Park - 2100 ft
      Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
    • Bytown Museum - 2400 ft
      1 Canal Lane, Ottawa
    • National Gallery of Canada - 1800 ft
      380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa
    • Royal Canadian Mint - 2100 ft
      320 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
    • Elora Gorge Conservation Area - 2400 ft
      7400 Wellington County Rd. 21

    Restaurants nearby

    • Ahora Restaurant Mexicain - 400 ft

      Address: 307 Dalhousie Street
      Phone: 613-562-2081

      65% likes this, based on 197 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    • Chez Lucien - 400 ft

      Address: 137 Murray Street
      Phone: (613) 241-3533

      83% likes this, based on 136 reviews

    • Murray Street - Kitchen/Wine/Charcuterie - 500 ft

      Address: 110 Murray Street
      Phone: 613-562-7244

      81% likes this, based on 170 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary, Canadian
      Price Range: USD 26 - USD 100

    • The Smoque Shack - 300 ft

      Address: 129 York Street
      Phone: 613-789-4245

      76% likes this, based on 126 reviews
      Cuisine: Jamaican

    • Mangia - 300 ft

      Address: 121 Clarence St
      Phone: (613) 562-4725

      Cuisine: Mediterranean

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      46

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    Byward Blue Inn Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Byward Blue Inn

    Average guest rating

    8.4out of 10
    Superb
    Based on 539 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Family with children
      9.2

      Well located for central Ottawa. Receptionists very helpful

    • Single
      9.6

      THe location was excellent and the hotel was very good all round

    • Single
      8.8

      It was very comfortable and clean, with very efficient and friendly staff. It was also conveniently located for me in market.

      There was some confusion with my booking through Booked.net. I did not request an extra bed in my room - why would I when it was only me staying there. The hotel could not waive the extra fee for the camp bed that was brought into my room.Yet it was part of my reservation, which I could not change when I realized the problem.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Location location location fairly quite balcony

      No refund on our parking when we did not get a rental car

    • Family with children
      9.6

      Good value for the money spent, great location, nice and large room.

    • Couple
      7.8

      Location, staff, the balcony of the room

      Noise from the lift and the corridor (we could hear everything)

    • Older travelers
      8.4

      Mainly Location in Downtown Ottawa. Beds comfortable. Breakfast Good.

      Rooms are plain. Nothing outstanding. But clean. Parking is tight!

    • Single
      7.8

      Very nice location to discover Ottawa and especially beautiful ByWard. Very nice and accomodating Staff. Continental Breakfast was very good.

      Parking Garage was very smal and tight. Only experiecend drives should go in there.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      Good location minutes from the restaurants and stalls of the Byward Market area. View over the area from balcony. 10 - 15 mins. From Parliament Hill. After hours security system for access to the Inn. Pleasant reception staff.

      Older building, very hot room, old air conditioning system (barely effective in window unit). Pretty breakfast room however staff were overwhlemed by the number of guests; limited availability of tables, coffee cups with no handles-needed to wrap a napkin around to hold them, ran out of hot items-people wating for food to arrive, ran out of utensils, ran out of coffee, coffee cream was sour. It was a nice try but fell well short of the mark. Needs room upgrades and a service review.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Almost everything. The Inn was unique, hardwood floors, comfortable, centrally located and quiet. The hot breakfast was a real bonus. The staff were very friendly and helpful and gave us suggestions of places nearby where we could get a good meal and whic places were best to visit, whild in Ottawa. We really enjoyed our stay at the ByWard Blue Inn.

      The parking was limited, but given the downtown location of the Inn, it was adequate.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      We liked the location in the Byward Market and the ease of getting to restaurants, downtown sites etc. We especially liked being able to get out on the balcony for some fresh air. The breakfast (and snacks!!) provided were excellent. We loved the artwork decorating the corridors and the rooms.

      The room was quite small and the downstairs parking a bit of a challenge.

    • Couple
      10.0

      It's location to the By Water market area, it's a great place to eat and drink. The staff are very helpful and friendly and the rooms are very clean and extremely practical even having a kitchen area and a balcony.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Excellent location in Ottawa : most important and worth seeing locations within walking distance. Even then, well connected to public transport. Thanks to the location in the city, great choice of restaurants nearby.

    • Couple
      9.2

      Perfect location within walking distance of sights and restaurants. Undercover parking was useful. Room was clean and comfortable.

      Wi-fi connection was poor.

    • Older travelers
      8.0

      Very helpful day staff onthe desk nice little balcny on the 5th floor with good view parking available though tight fit great location wlking distance to ood restaurnats and the gallery

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Byward Blue Inn - Ottawa Ottawa location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    157 Clarence Street Ottawa , Ontario , Ca , K1N 5P, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5P7

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Ottawa
      1.1 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Art Mode Gallery
      1700 ft
    • Ottawa Art Gallery
      2000 ft
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Ahora Restaurant Mexicain (cuisine: Mexican)
      400 ft
    • The Smoque Shack (cuisine: Jamaican)
      300 ft
    Parks
    • Major's Hill Park
      2100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      46

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedOttawaByward Blue Inn

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Canada

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