Located in the downtown area, this historic Ottawa property offers free WiFi in all areas. Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier Airport is 20 minutes’ drive away.

A TV is included in all rooms at Rideau Inn. A seating area and a desk provide added convenience. A balcony can be enjoyed.

Elgin Street is at 2 minutes’ walk and Rideau Canal is 5 minutes’ walk away from the Ottawa Rideau Inn.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Rideau Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 4 Mar 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


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Room type
Bedroom 1::
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2::
1 large double bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello - my husband and I are looking for a place to stay from Aug. 10-18. Two questions: 1. Is continental breakfast included and/or is there access t..
    We will open/include continental breakfast in Aug. Our breakfast is closed/excluded for the moment because of COVID.
    Answered on 10 July 2021
  • Hi I finish work in Kanata at around 5 so would perhaps only be able to check in from 6 would this be possible?
    Thanks for your information. We will arrange self-check in and send a door code to you 1 day before your arrival.
    Answered on 4 July 2022
  • Where can we park our car and how much does ir cosy?
    We offer pre-reserved limited on-site parking at $9/day.
    Answered on 10 July 2021
  • where is there to park a car?
    1. Frank Street free for 1 hour during the day and free overnight from 7pm to 7 am. 2. Ottawa City Hall Parking on 10 Laurier Avenue West. 3. Indig..
    Answered on 18 May 2022
  • Hi, where would I park?
    1. Frank Street free for 1 hour during the day and free overnight from 7pm to 7 am. 2. Ottawa City Hall on 10 Laurier Avenue West. 3. Indigo Parking..
    Answered on 24 August 2022
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Host Information

Host review score

Rideau Inn, c1916, an Edwardian ear heritage home, operated since early 90's last century, has been providing comfortable, clean and economical accommodations in elegant surroundings at a superb location close to all downtown Ottawa has to offer. A TV is included in all rooms at Rideau Inn. A seating area and a desk provide added convenience. A balcony can be enjoyed. Both Elgin Street and the Rideau Canal are 3 minutes’ walk away from the Ottawa Rideau Inn. This property also has one of the top-rated locations in Ottawa! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area. Business travelers in particular like the location. This property is also rated for the best value in Ottawa! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city. Rideau Inn serves free continental breakfast.
We are situated in the leafy residential neighborhood known as the “Golden Triangle” bound by lively Elgin Street and a bend in the Rideau Canal. Steps away to numerous fine restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs on Elgin Street. A little walking distance to the Museum of Nature, National Gallery, National Arts Centre, Rideau Centre shopping Mall, Byward market and many more exciting hot spots in walking distance.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of Rideau Inn
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Rideau Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!


13:00 - 16:00


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Rideau Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

On site private parking is only available for small sized regular cars as the driveway and parking lots are narrow. Contact the property immediately after booking to reserve a parking spot. The Rideau Inn will respond with a confirmation email if they can provide a parking space. On-site parking costs CAD 10 per day.

FAQs about Rideau Inn

  • The prices at Rideau Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Rideau Inn is from 13:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Rideau Inn is 0.6 miles from the centre of Ottawa.

  • Room options at Rideau Inn include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Rideau Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rideau Inn by:

      • Taxi 20min