We bet you never slept in jail!
Located in downtown Ottawa, the HI-Ottawa Hostel is within easy walking distance of Parliament Hill, the Byward Market and all the major downtown attractions. We offer a relaxing, friendly atmosphere, heaps of on-site parking, free wi-fi, linen and towels. Plus, a complimentary continental breakfast is now served daily to all guests of the hostel.
We have a unique blend of shared and private jail cells as well as traditional shared and private hostel style rooms, 110 beds in total. We are open year round and you can get information on what is going on in town with our courteous front desk staff. You can start planning your stay by reading up their suggestions on what to do in Ottawa!
On-site bar Mugshots offers Open Mic performances on Wednesday nights and dance parties on Friday nights. Check our activities page for other events going on.
Ottawa Explosion 2013
The Jail is lodging option #1
Stay with us during OXW 2013, a music festival hosting dozens of European and American indie bands. Attend shows directly at Mugshots
, the hostel bar, and be located right next to Club Saw, the festival's main venue. From June 19th to June 23rd.