Ottawa Backpackers Inn Reviews
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Dont stay here in summer. 2nd flr only had a window open and a fan in room during a 30 degree C heat wave. I lay there sweating for hours trying to sleep. Staff shrug shoulders at my discomfort. When I wanted to cancel my remaining day of a two day stay they say they couldnt refund me the day-I didnt give enough advance notice.I cancelled because no air condit. You dismiss me and dont give me a refund. Later find out everyone on 3rd floor checked out due to heat. I spent $200 on hotel just 4 A/C
By far the single best hostel I have ever had the pleasure to visit. It was a party, a philosophical mind trip, a feast, an introspective and meditative temple and I have never ever made more friends anywhere than in that happy glorious house.
Pro: cosy rooms with lockers, balcony, free coffee and tea, friendly and helpful staff, staff keeps the place quite clean, a very old cute cat ;-) Con: a lot of begging and strange people around the place, sometimes they even came inside the hostel
It is a nice hostel. I would recommend staying there.