Lonely Planet review
Barefoot is a brand-new hostel run by the lovely folks at the Swiss Hotel. Thick duvets, a widescreen plasma TV and generous bursts of air-conditioning only begin the list of the homey details that make this place the clear budget winner. And as the name suggests, don't forget to take your shoes off when you arrive!
Our independent authors have visited Barefoot Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Ottawa.
Services & facilities
- Air conditioning
- Internet access
- Free internet access
- Free Wi-Fi
- Bicycle parking
- Cable tv
- Common room
- Housekeeping service
- Linen included
- Outdoor terrace
Description provided by property
Located in downtown Ottawa, just a short walk away from the city's major tourist attractions, shopping, night clubs and convention sites, the Barefoot Hostel offers 16 dorm beds (across four rooms), free internet access, and a great backyard patio in the summertime.Our hostel is a popular landing spot amongst solo travellers, young business professionals, undergrads, masters and PhD students, US Visa applicants and different groups of up to 16 people. Larger groups can rent the whole house (16 beds) to enjoy complete privacy.This hostel has a colourful stylish interior, a beautiful spacious common room with a 50'HD flat panel TV, DVD player and movies, two computers for the guests' use, a big fridge, microwave, coffee maker and tea kettle. Rooms consist of four-bed mixed dormitories with bunk beds and there are two large shared bathrooms. You can enjoy our backyard garden/patio with a barbeque in the summer.Accommodation includes daily housekeeping service, linens and towels, shampoo and bath gel, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. **A 13% tax is not included and is due upon check in. Check-in: 3pm to 11pm. Must check in before 11pm; please have a picture ID and credit card. Check-out is 11am. You can change method of payment when you arrive. The cancellation policy is (by 6pm) 48 hours prior to the check in date. Our Hostel is non-smoking. Please take your shoes off when you enter. You're welcome to bring your own sleepers.
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