Rideau Inn

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, free WiFi
Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom | Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, free WiFi
Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom | Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, free WiFi
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Overview of Rideau Inn

Rideau Inn

3.0 star property
Edwardian guesthouse within easy reach of University of Ottawa

8.6/10 Fabulous

149 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
177 Frank Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0X4
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 outdoor tennis courts
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Centretown
  • University of Ottawa - 14 min walk
  • Byward Market Square - 22 min walk
  • Parliament Hill - 25 min walk
  • Carleton University - 41 min walk
  • Rideau Canal - 2 min drive
  • Canadian War Museum - 12 min drive
  • Canadian Museum of History - 12 min drive
  • Casino du Lac Leamy - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Ottawa International Airport (YOW) - 14 min drive
  • Ottawa Station - 5 min drive
  • Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station) - 8 min drive
  • Ottawa Fallowfield Station - 22 min drive

About this property

Rideau Inn

3-star guest house in the heart of Centretown
Rideau Inn provides amenities, such as a terrace and a library. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • 3 outdoor tennis courts and express check-out
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the location
Room features
All guest rooms at Rideau Inn offer thoughtful touches, such as air conditioning, as well as amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access and Desk chair. Guest reviews give good marks for the quietness, size rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Showers, free toiletries and hairdryers
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Daily housekeeping, desks and desk chairs



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 1 PM until 4:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (17 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Property amenities


  • Front desk (limited hours)


  • Built in 1916
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • 3 outdoor tennis courts


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Desk chair


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Rideau Inn Ottawa
Rideau Inn
Rideau Ottawa
Rideau Inn Ottawa
Rideau Inn Guesthouse
Rideau Inn Guesthouse Ottawa

Frequently asked questions

Does Rideau Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Rideau Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Rideau Inn?
As of 25 September 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rideau Inn on 27 September 2022 start from €155, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Rideau Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Rideau Inn?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Rideau Inn?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Rideau Inn.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Rideau Inn?
You can check in from 1 PM - 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Rideau Inn?
No, this guest house doesn't have a casino, but Casino du Lac Leamy (16-min drive) and Rideau Carleton Raceway (18-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Rideau Inn and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts.
Are there restaurants at or near Rideau Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Town (4-min walk), Bridgehead (4-min walk) and The Ministry of Coffee (5-min walk).
What's the area around Rideau Inn like?
Rideau Inn is in Centretown, a short 14-minute walk from University of Ottawa and 19 minutes' walk from Rideau Canal. Travellers say that the guest house is in a great location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Xiaoyan, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Easy check in, even after hours
Francois, 1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Really nice old house with very friendly owner
Jocelyn, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The Rideau Inn is a beautiful historic home in downtown Ottawa. Lucie greeted us safely and professionally. All amenities were explained so we felt comfortable with everything. I would stay here again in a heartbeat
Tina, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nancy, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Cozy atmosphere, steps to Elgin St. with lots of shops, bars and restaurants.
Richard, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location
Linda, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I enjoyed the excellent location and room. Hassle free experience. Its a B&B house but stills fairly quiet
Dominique, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A sweet little B&B
This was a lovely little B&B. The service was excellent. The room was clean and a good size. The location was great. Many restaurants within a short walk. I would recommend this highly.
Derek, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Host was great. helpful. Location is on busy congested street....but should not be a deterrent to visit.
Versa, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review