Ottawa Marriott Hotel

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Average rate: $94 - Hotel class: 4 stars
100 Kent Street, Ottawa, Canada

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ola3rd ola3rd
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This is NOWHERE NEAR a 4 star hotel. Oct 14, 2012
I cannot believe that this hotel is being listed in some places [HOTWIRE] as 4 star!!??? I actually felt completely scammed after my stay here. It is nowhere near a 4 star hotel, do not fall for this! This hotel is in bad need of an upgrade. After this trip, I really started questioning who it is or what organization that comes up with these hotel ratings and decides what to give each place!? Maybe they are getting bribed? Because it makes no sense to me.

Being from Ottawa, I should know better than to have used hotwire to book a hotel. Ottawa is just one of those cities where it is paramount to know exactly where you will be staying, You absolutely cannot risk it or you will get screwed, like I did. You have been warned people!!! I got a deal through Hotwire, it was about $130/ night after taxes during this past Thanksgiving weekend.

Positives:

-Front desk staff/ bellman/ room service were extremely friendly and helpful [maybe this is how they got their 4 stars!?]

-I believe they have a gym/ pool facility

-There is a business center where you can use computers and printers for free

-There was a fridge AND a microwave in the room [rare to find these in hotels lately]

-There is an option to not get your room cleaned for the duration of your stay, which will get you a $10 coupon from their restaurant [I was actually grateful for this, as it helped a bit on the $30 breakfast they charged me; please see below]

Negatives:

-This hotel is outdated; I was quite shocked that a 4 star would be like this. Specifically; the bathroom is in need of some renos

-RIDICULOUSLY EXPENSIVE; internet was like 20 bucks per day or something, parking was crazy expensive. I ordered the tiniest room service food I have ever seen in my life [didn't even taste that good and was starving after :( ], that somehow came up to 30 bucks :S

-Although they are touted as being downtown; it is NOT close to the market or Rideau... soo pretty much pointless if you are in need of a place that you can walk everywhere

I would definitely NOT recommend this hotel to anyone, even if you are getting a good deal. Trust me, there are way more modern, better located hotels in Ottawa for pretty much the same price but better value. Extremely surprised by all the people writing reviews for this hotel claiming it was the best stay they ever had; I don't believe it!

Ottawa is not the kind of city to use hotwire or priceline for, trust me!!!
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Ottawa Marriott Hotel Overview

This accommodation in Ottawa is located right in the heart of the downtown district. The Marriott Hotel Ottawa is located near some of the top attractions for tourists, such as the Rideau Canal, the National Gallery of Canada and the Ottawa Congress Center. This hotel is found at 100 Kent Street in Ottawa, Canada. The Marriott Hotel Ottawa is found just a short drive from the international airport.

There are 480 rooms for rent at the Marriott Hotel Ottawa. Guests can look forward to special Revive brand beds with 300 count sheets and down comforters. Rooms have modern conveniences and furnishings. Other amenities for the room include cable TV, coffeemakers and high speed Internet.

Recreational features of the Marriott Hotel Ottawa include an indoor swimming pool, a children’s club area, a gaming room, a fitness center and a sauna. On-site dining establishments include a Starbucks store as well as a rooftop revolving restaurant called the Merlot. For business travelers there is 24,000 square feet of meeting space. This hotel has received a four-diamond rating by AAA.

Ottawa Marriott Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Golf Course
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Security Guard
  • News Stand
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Wake-up Service
  • Florist
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • Modem / Data Port
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Golf Course (nearby)
  • Water Activities
  • Horse Riding
  • Water-skiing
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Facsimile
  • Ballroom
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Exhibit Space
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Disabled Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Massage
  • Solarium
  • Steam Bath
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • Pool Indoor
  • Kids Club
  • Cots
  • Games Available
  • Highchairs
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Ice Machine
  • Vending Machines
  • Family Room
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Self Laundry
  • Paid Parking

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