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Stay here for its proximity to everything; the Québecoise neighbourhood; walk to Bluesfest, Festibiere & Canada Day; park space; access to the rivers; cycling trails; the oysters at Le Brut; VISA runs; non-stop public transit; and the night life!

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the guest room: travel and language books, typewriter, and lots of books

The Space
Bed type: Futon
Property type: Apartment
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $247 /week
Monthly Price: $452 /month
Cancellation: Moderate


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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

1 night minimum stay.
From Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

the guest room: read up on Canada, Air Canada, and get a snap of you with that local, vintage camera

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About the Host, Philip

Ottawa, Canada
Member since October 2011
Response rate: 100% (past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour

  • Philip
  • Où-Quoi

    Good local Dive Bar full of young adults - a place to chat your face off, or to just hide in the noise. 15:00-03:00
    Rue Laval Gatineau QC J8X 3G8
  • Le Bistro

    Crazy, loud dance with the young drunkens! Early 20s 21:00-03:00
    Rue Aubry Gatineau QC J8X
  • Cafe Aux Quatre Jeudis

    This is the place youll hear on the weekends. Its packed, the mix drinks are shit, but the dancing is fun! 11:00-03:00
    Rue Laval Gatineau QC J8X 3G8
  • Zest Cafe & Catering

    Changing menu, delicious $10+ sandwiches soups. 11:30-14:00
    Rue Laval Gatineau QC J8X 3G8
  • Le Troquet

    Its a no-frills resto-bar. Easy meals beers, and hosts concerts and art shows from time to time. 2 for 1 drinks 5-7pm weekdays 10:00-02:00
    Rue Laval Gatineau QC J8X 3G8
  • Pizzaza

    I go for the salads and pizza, of course! 11:00-00:00
    Rue Laval Gatineau QC J8X 2G9
  • Gainsbourg Bistro-Brasserie

    The beer, the patios, and the setting in this nice old alleyway. 11:30-01:00
    Rue Aubry Gatineau QC J8X 2H1
  • Miss Chocolat

    Handmade chocolates! Business Hours
    Promenade Du Portage Gatineau QC J8X 2K4
  • Au Cafe Show

    Dinner French Theatre! 06:30-22:00
    Promenade Du Portage Gatineau QC J8X 2K4
  • Brut Cantina Sociale

    My favourite resto-bar in the neighbourhood. I go for the plates, charcuterie, and the oysters. BEST oysters!! 2 for 1 wine Tuesdays $16 champagne 3 oysters Wednesdays 11:30-22:30
    Promenade Du Portage Gatineau QC J8X 2K2
  • Fleuriste Hélène (Flowershop)

    My go-to when I need flowers or a simple gift like a card in French or English! Business Hours
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 2W3
  • Boutique Gloria (Gift shop)

    Its a boutique full of gifts and pretty household items - Ive never been inside yet Business Hours
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 2W3
  • Boulangerie Estoril (Bakery)

    There may not be any baguettes made in Vieux Hull, but these Portuguese fresh baked goods are the next best thing! Cash only. Opens early, closes early.
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 2W3
  • Épicerie/Resto Poukham

    Thai food! Take-out, spices, canned things and other such things Thai and Southeast Asian! Business Hours
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 2W7
  • Dépanneur Los Andes (Latino)

    This tienda sells alcohol a range of latino imports like fruits, sauces, tortillias, and my fave - queso fresco! The little old Señora speaks Spanish, French y un poco de anglais. 10:00-22:00
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 2W7
  • Maison de Thé Cha Yi (Tea shop)

    Sneak away from the cold, or take some leaves to go. Cha Yi offers the best tea leaves in the city. 10:00-18:00
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 2V8
  • Chez Barbe (Local "Dirty Diner")

    The neighbourhoods favourite dirty diner. $5.95 for the full traditional Quebecois breakfast $8 lunch specials 07:00-15:00
    Rue Eddy Gatineau ON J8X 2W7
  • Marché Monette Boucherie (Butcher & Beer)

    Butcher with fresh meats - mainly beef, chicken, cold cuts charcuterie. They also carry desserts, pre-prepared meals, dairy, junk food, and the best selection of micro-brew beer! 10:00-21:30
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 1V1
  • Tigre Géant / Giant Tigre

    Its a mini-department store upstairs and a no-frills, low-cost grocery store selling all sorts of produce, dairy, all the basics, and more! 09:00-21:00 closes early weekends
    Rue Eddy Gatineau QC J8X 2W7
  • Le Petit Chicago

    Rock music, Salsa dancing, Audio-Visual performances and EDM... its a mixed bag, but its cool. 16:00-02:30
    Promenade Du Portage Gatineau QC J8X 2J7
  • La P'tite Epicerie du Quartier (Sandwich Shop)

    $5 sandwiches steps from the Musseum, cant go wrong with that! Its actually a corner store with a sandwich bar: take-out in the cold months, outdoor seating in the warm months. 09:00-20:00
    Rue de Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile Gatineau QC J8X 3T2
  • Bistor CoqLicorne

    I go here when Id like a quieter spot to (email hidden), or to eat and drink outside in the summer. If youre going to eat, lunch is the best - otherwise, its pub fare/food. 11:00-22:00
    Rue Montcalm Gatineau QC J8X 2L3
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization

    Its Canadas most visited museum - need I say more? And less than a ten minute walk from here! Business Hours, Thursdays open until 8pm (Free entrance, 17:00-20:00 Thursdays)
    Hull QC
  • Les Brasseurs du Temps

    Live music, patio, beer charcuterie. Its a must-go in the summer months! 11:00-02:30
    Rue Montcalm Gatineau QC J8X 2M2
  • Chaudière Falls

    I love watching these falls, especially at night or at dusk/dawn. Theyre not tall, huge or anything...but theyre powerful and surrounded by history. Best viewed from Pont Chaudière
    Booth St Ottawa ON K1R
  • Nepean Point

    My favourite view any hour of the day/night/year...
    Alexandra Bridge Ottawa Ontario
  • Club Edge

    Saturday night gay bar. In the summer the rooftop is open - drag queen nights 22:00-02:00
    Sparks St Ottawa ON K1P 5B9
  • National Art Gallery of Canada

    Im a huge fan of the contemporary art exhibitions, but it has pretty much something for everyone. Business Hours, Thursdays open until 8pm (Free entrance, 17:00-20:00 Thursdays)
    Sussex Dr Ottawa ON K1A 0G8
  • Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica will be impressed. The choral concerts are beautiful, and for those of you who enjoy mass, there are services daily throughout the day. Open to the public. 08:00-21:30
    Sussex Dr Ottawa ON K1N
  • Earl Of Sussex Pub

    $3.75 bar rails! Great outdoor screen in the warm months for hockey playoffs and other sporting events, great patio! 11:00-02:00
    Sussex Drive Ottawa ON K1N 7B1
  • eighteen

    Blow cash, eat fine, drink rich. Its not good value, but its the price you pay for fancy in this city. 11:00-02:00
    York St Ottawa ON K1N 5S6
  • Oh So Good Desserts

    Cake. Eat cake! 09:00-23:00
    York St Ottawa ON K1N 9J6
  • Planet Coffee

    Favourite place in the Byward Market for coffee. Cash only. 08:00-22:00
    York St Ottawa ON K1N 5S6
  • Cupcake Lounge

    Cupcakes and coffee! 10:00-20:00
    Byward Market Square Ottawa ON K1N 7A1
  • Social Lounge & Restaurant

    Great courtyard for mingling 11:00-02:30
    Sussex Dr Ottawa ON K1N 1K4
  • Sausage Kitchen

    If La Botega didnt have it, these folks will. Specializing in Polish and European packaged goods. 10:00-19:00
    Byward Market Square Ottawa ON K1N 9B8
  • Libraire du Soleil

    French bookstore 10:00-18:00
    George St Ottawa ON K1N 6Z6
  • Milestones

    Westcoast-style mid-range dining, good value for the quality youll find in Ottawa. Plates $15+ Daily drink specials 10:00-02:00
    Sussex Dr Ottawa ON K1N 1K4
  • Metropolitan

    French, but go for the raw seafood bar. This aint cheap. 11:30-02:00
    Sussex Dr Ottawa ON K1N 1K4
  • Navarra

    Spanish-style tapas, full-plate prices. Their menu is sometimes really delicious. 17:00-23:00
    Murray St Ottawa ON K1N 7B3
  • Beckta

    Fine dining? Try this. 17:30-23:30
    Nepean St Ottawa ON K2P 0B8
  • Byward Fruit Market

    When the farmers market doesnt suffice, this place comes to the rescue (usually better prices). 08:00-18:00
    Byward Market Square Ottawa ON K1N 5S6
  • Lookout Gay Bar

    Thursdays Mens Night Fridays Ladies Night Drag Show Saturdays 23:00-02:30
    York St Ottawa ON K1N 6Z5
  • The House of Cheese

    If La Botega didnt have it, these folks will. 10:00-18:00
    Byward Market Square Ottawa ON K1N
  • Murray Street Cafe

    Charcuterie made in-house, wines, local food, farm fresh, wild game...delicious! Mid-high range. 11:30-14:00 lunch/weekend brunch 17:00-23:00 supper 11:30-02:00 bar
    Murray St Ottawa ON K1N
  • Lapointe Fish Market

    Get your fresh fish supply here. But if you can help it, get your oysters from Whalesbone on Kent Street. 10:00-18:00
    Byward Market Square Ottawa ON K1N
  • Mercury Lounge

    Dance dance! EDM, soul, funk, hip-hop, whatever. Four floors of different sounds, and sometimes old films on the silver screen. The biggest party: Wednesdays HUMP Night, celebrated by the LGBTQ
    Byward Market Square Ottawa ON K1N 9C3
  • Vittoria Trattoria

    One of the best Italian restos in the city, if not the best in its class (mid-range). 11:00-01:00
    William St Ottawa ON K1N 6Z9
  • Fat Tuesday's

    Saturday nights - dualing pianists! Crazy fun. 22:00-00:30
    York St Ottawa ON K1N 5T1
  • Top Man @ The Bay

    Mens clothing - favourite! 10:00-21:00
    Rideau St Ottawa ON K1N
  • La Botega

    This place is a MUST. MUST GO! Take-out Sandwich Bar, $6 Lunch-in Italian family resto wine, $7-13 bowls/plates Coffee bar Cheeses, sausages, delicious Italian grocery!!! 09:00-18:00
    George St Ottawa ON K1N 5V9
  • Chez Lucien

    Decent plates and burgers, scotch and beer. 16:00-02:00
    Murray St Ottawa ON K1N 5M7
  • The Daily Grind

    Resto-cafe-bar vegan gluten meat everything beer coffee etc 10:00-00:00
    Somerset St W Ottawa ON K1R 5K1
  • Umi Cafe

    Hippies mixed with skaters, hipsters and an open-mic. Best yet, free condoms and lube in the bathroom ;-) 07:00-22:00
    Somerset St W Ottawa ON K1R 5K3
  • Pub 101

    Wednesday Wings Night 11:30-02:00
    York St Ottawa ON K1N 8Y3
  • Raw Sugar Cafe

    Coffee, desserts, vegan, gluten, board game night, hipsters. 10:00-23:00
    Somerset St W Ottawa ON K1R 6P3
  • Pho Bo Ga LA

    These two restos side-by-side, they have shredded pork - a MUST for when I eat a Vietnamese vermicelli rice bowl. 12:00-03:00
    Somerset St W Ottawa ON K1R 6R1
  • Rideau Centre Mall

    100+ stores to keep you occupied during a snowstorm. 10:00-21:00
    Rideau St Ottawa ON K1N 9J7
  • Giant Tiger

    Cheapest groceries in town. 09:00-21:00
    George St Ottawa ON K1N 5W2
  • Los Tacos de Mauro

    If youve got that Tex-Mex craving, get your fix here. 11:30-23:00
    Dalhousie St Ottawa ON K1N 7E9
  • My Hang

    The best Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwiches, good desserts too. $3/each 11:00-18:00
    Somerset St W Ottawa ON K1R 6R3
  • Brother's Beer Bistro

    My favourite late-night menu in the Byward Market, and probably has the best value charcuterie. I go for the local beers, the plates, and the large window. 12:00-02:30
    Dalhousie St Ottawa ON K1N 7G3
  • Eri Cafe/TIMEKODE

    The 3rd Friday each month is Ottawas sweatiest soul/dance/funk/hiphop/whatever party in this 2nd floor cafe. 22:00-02:00
    Somerset St W Ottawa ON K1R 7P3
  • Barrymore's Music Hall

    Oldies/Top40/House - Sundays 22:00-02:00
    Bank St Ottawa ON K2P 1X9
  • Champa Thai Food

    Best take-out in the city. You can eat in, but its a dive. 17:00-02:00
    King Edward Ave Ottawa ON K1N
  • Babylon Nightclub

    Sunday night MOD Club Nights 22:00-02:00
    Bank St Ottawa ON K2P
  • Edgar

    Best breakfast on this side of the river! 10:00-18:30
    Rue Bégin Gatineau QC J9A 1C8
  • Pasticceria Gelateria Italiana

    Best desserts, quick sit-down meals, and coffee in Little Italy. 07:30-23:00
    Preston St Ottawa ON K1R 7R1
  • Pressed Cafe

    Beer, coffee, great sandwiches, slam-poetry and other local events concerts. 08:00-22:00
    Gladstone Ave Ottawa ON K1R 6X5
  • The Whalesbone Oyster House

    I only go for the beer oysters. BEST oysters 11:30-14:00 lunch 17:00-01:00
    Bank St Ottawa ON K2P 1Y6
  • Hintonburger

    My favourite burger in Ottawa. $10 The $5 shakes aint worth it. 11:00-21:00
    Wellington St W Ottawa ON K1Y
  • Elmdale House Tavern

    I only go for the beer and oysters. Best BEST oysters. 18:30-01:00
    Wellington St W Ottawa ON K1Y 2Y4
  • Pub Italia

    They have a beer Bible - with hundreds of beers from all over this planet. 11:00-02:00
    Preston St Ottawa ON K1S 4N4
  • Chipwagon Truck (Poutine)

    My favourite poutine in the city!!! This chipwagon is open from lunch time sometimes through 430am!! The large poutine will feed 1-4 people LOL - $10. 14:00-02:30
    Bank St Ottawa ON K1S 3W9
  • Mountain Equipment Co-Op

    You can rent sporting equipment here, all sorts! Snowshoes, skis, canoes, clothing, etc. 09:00-20:00
    Richmond Rd Ottawa ON K2A 0E8
  • Britannia Beach

    My favourite beach in town - the water isnt very clean, but its a beautiful beach! Theres a great burger shack here too.
    Cassels St Ottawa ON K2B 6N8
  • Greg Christie's Cycle Shop

    Sometimes, youll need their help or a part for your bike - and theyre great too! 12:00-17:00 Sundays 10:30-18:00/20:00 weekdays Closed Tuesdays 09:00-17:00 Saturdays
    Chemin Old Chelsea Chelsea QC J9B 1J3
  • Spa Nordik

    This outdoor Nordic-style spa resort has hot pools, cold pools, waterfalls, steam rooms, saunas, massages, etc. Its least busy late morning/early afternoon weekdays, and its amazing!
    Chemin Nordik Chelsea QC J9B 2P7
  • Biscotti & Cie

    A 20min bicycle ride into the forest, nosh on yummy desserts, or a delicious meal, great drinks... I go here every weekend in the summer and then continue onto Meech Lake for a swim! 08:00-20:00
    Chemin Scott Chelsea QC J9B 1R5
  • Meech Lake

    Little beaches, swim across and go cliff jumping, or meander to the far end and find Ottawas only nude beach - just dont get caught...! (Nude swimming isnt lawful in Quebec)
    Chemin du Lac Meech Chelsea QC J9B 1H9
  • Pont Gendron (Covered Bridge)

    Wakefield is amazing. I go here in the autumn months and in the summer. This old, covered bridge is neat - but walking and eating throughout this area is beautiful...dates, eats, drinks, ski hill...
    Chemin du Pont Gendron Wakefield QC J0X 3G0

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