Econo Lodge Downtown

475 Rideau StreetOttawaK1N 5Z3Canada
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About Econo Lodge Downtown

The Econo Lodge Downtown is conveniently located in the heart of Ottawa, just blocks from the CF Rideau Centre and 1.9 kilometres from Parliament Hill.

This property has 60 rooms, each of which comes with air conditioning, a hairdryer, a flat screen television with cable, and ironing facilities. Rooms have a microwave, a refrigerator, and an in-room coffee maker.

Guests of this hotel will have access to complimentary outdoor parking, free Wi-Fi, photocopy machines, and luggage storage. There is a fax machine that guests can use for an additional fee.

A free continental breakfast is available at this hotel every morning. Dining options near Econo Lodge Downtown include Shawarma Palace, Sitar Indian Restaurant, and Silver Spoon Express, while the Mingle Room bar is just across the street.

This property is located 1.7 kilometres from Major's Hill Park, 1.9 kilometres from the Royal Canadian Mint, and 2.3 kilometres from 24 Sussex Drive, the home of the Prime Minister.


475 Rideau Street, Ottawa, K1N 5Z3, Canada
Telephone: +1(613)7893781 | Fax: +1(613)7890207 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Very good location

Most guests of this property have loved its location. The hotel sits just outside of downtown Ottawa, and is within walking distance of attractions like the CF Rideau Centre and Parliament Hill, so guests have found it very convenient.

Friendly, courteous staff

The majority of guests have had positive interactions with the hotel's staff, calling them friendly and cheerful. Guests have said that the staff goes out of its way to ensure that they are enjoying their time there and this has been appreciated.

Clean, comfortable rooms

Numerous guests have commented that the rooms at this property are kept very clean. The housekeeping staff works hard to make sure that the rooms are always well maintained and this has helped guests to feel comfortable while staying there.

Negative Reviews

An older building

This hotel sits in an older building and guests have reported that it is starting to show its age. While the rooms are in good shape, guests have been able to tell that the property as a whole is old and dated.

Noise from outside and air conditioner

There have been complaints about the noise in this area, as the rooms aren't very soundproof. A fair amount of traffic goes by the property and, therefore, guests have been disrupted at night. In addition, the air conditioning units are loud at this hotel.

Poor Wi-Fi service

Guests have complained about the Wi-Fi at this property. It has been mentioned that the Wi-Fi is difficult to get connected to and that it will cut out frequently. As a result, guests have said that the connection is not to be relied on.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1523 reviews across the web
6.3 /10
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6.3 out of 10 based on 1523 reviews