The $Hotelname hotel sits four miles southwest of the city centre, just off the Trans-Canada Highway. Along with meeting and event facilities, this modern, three-star hotel offers a leisure pool complex and an on-site restaurant.
Warm, homey guest rooms with work desks and flat-screen TVs provide mini-fridges and tea/coffee-making facilities. Some quarters have sofa-beds and/or pool views. Suites with microwaves are also available.
The indoor leisure pool complex (fees) boasts a wave machine, flume slide and a kids’ fountain pool. There’s also a hot tub and a fitness centre. Other amenities include a business centre and a shop. Parking and Wi-Fi are both free.
A daily complimentary breakfast is served in the subdued restaurant. Vending machines proffer snacks and drinks. A modest selection of cafes, restaurants and bars lay within a ten-minute walk.
The $Hotelname hotel is three-and-a-half miles from the Canadian War Museum and four miles from Parliament Hill.
How many budget hotels can boast their own on-site wave pool? Throw in the flume slide and fountain pool and you've effectively got a one-stop-shop for keeping kids of all ages well and truly happy. There's even a hot tub where fatigued parents can enjoy a bit of well deserved ‘me time'. Superb.
Staff members make a fine effort
Numerous guests have been impressed by the accommodating nature of the staff members at this hotel, especially those working in customer-facing roles. The friendly guys and gals on the reception desk came in for particular praise.
Comfy beds are just the job
If you're looking for a place where comfort is key at night time then this is as good an option as any. The beds here are about as comfy as they come....
Free breakfast isn't so great
It seems rather surly to complain about any meal you don't have to pay for but it has to be said that, by any standard, the breakfast offering here is pretty disappointing as it doesn't provide much at all and what little there is doesn't tend to get replenished when it runs out.
Hotel desperately needs some TLC
With dirty stairwells, mouldy bathrooms and faulty furniture all too evident, it's clear that this particular property is well overdue a refurb of some kind. Even the flower beds are full of weeds!
In-room air-conditioning needs attention
Numerous disgruntled visitors have complained about the super-loud, oft-ineffective and/or impossible-to-control air-conditioning units within the accommodations. Be prepared and bring some ear plugs, just in case...