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The Business Inn

180 Maclaren Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 0L3

+1 613 232 1121

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based on 4,705 reviews

About The Business Inn, Ottawa

Value for money

Located within walking distance of Laurier Bus Station, The Business Inn offers guests a convenient base while visiting Ottawa. It is situated a short walk from Canadian Museum of Nature and Confederation Park. There are a range of facilities at The Business Inn Ottawa that guests can enjoy, such as an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour business centre and a gym. Staff are available 24 hours a day and can assist with booking tours and tickets. Apartments at the property feature a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker and a kitchenette. They offer a Blu-ray player, a refrigerator and movies-on-demand. The Business Inn provides a convenient café, ideal for those wanting a meal without having to leave the property. In the evening, guests are welcome to enjoy a drink in the cozy lounge bar. There is also the added convenience of an on-site restaurant. The Business Inn Ottawa is close to the area's well-known tourist attractions, dining options, nightlife and shops, and University of Ottawa is within walking distance. National War Memorial, Ottawa Convention Centre and Rideau Centre are a short stroll away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air purifiers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Dining table


  • Family rooms
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Balcony

Things to do

  • Pool table

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Business Inn

Attractions in Ottawa, Ontario curated by momondo

The Business Inn location: 180 Maclaren Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 0L3


University of Ottawa0.5 mi
Parliament Hill0.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Sir John A Pub0.0 mi
Fettuccini's0.0 mi
Bonnie & Clyde0.0 mi
Tao Asian Kitchen0.0 mi

The Business Inn Reviews

GreatBased on 4705 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very comfortable and spacious rooms (in 438 reviews)
  • The continental breakfast was awesome! (in 422 reviews)
  • Great room and an excellent breakfast. (in 407 reviews)
Cons -
  • The parking garage was atrocious. (in 102 reviews)
  • The parking garage was atrocious. (in 101 reviews)
  • The construction on Elgin made travel tough. (in 7 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $24/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Ottawa ($113/night) and the average nightly rate at The Business Inn ($89/night).

  • If there is no traffic, the 6.6 mi drive between Ottawa and The Business Inn should only take about 19min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Ottawa to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Business Inn offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $26/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to The Business Inn. The nearest airport to the hotel is Ottawa.

  • Pets are allowed at The Business Inn.

  • Yes, The Business Inn does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Ottawa for those looking for something different.

  • Judging by our data, The Business Inn does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Business Inn at +1 613 232 1121.

  • The Business Inn is just 0.4 mi away from Ottawa city center. The closest landmark to the center of Ottawa is Ottawa City Hall, which is very accessible to The Business Inn guests.

  • If you have questions about The Business Inn or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 613 232 1121.

  • Yes, The Business Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • The Business Inn does have a gym on-site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness center hours.

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