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Beautiful 1 Bdrm Apartment In The Centre Of Ottawa w/ parking

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Heart Of The City, Parking On Site, Walking Distance To All Major Attractions

Our fully furnished apartment with equipped kitchen welcomes you. Located within easy walking distance of Little Italy, Chinatown, Government offices, Rideau Canal, Rideau Centre, shopping and restaurants. Some of the perks are:

- private entrance at the back off the bedroom; shared entrance at the front of the house

- designated secure parking spot, within feet of your private back entrance

- if you do not have a car, do not rent one, you are literally within walking distance of all major attractions

- three blocks from the major transit route

- high speed wireless internet; television and cable (premium cable package with specialty channels, radio and music stations)

- iron and ironing board

- hair dryer

- coffee and tea are fully stocked; as are bottles of water in the fridge

- full grocery store, drug stores, and laundry facilities within blocks of your front door

- arrangements can be made for on site laundry facilities (they are in the basement) for stays of twelve nights or more

- front porch and private back deck

- queen sized bed

- lots of closet space

- there is also a full size pull-out sofa bed in the living room that can accommodate two additional guests: Living room has pocket doors that close and can act as a second bedroom

Our century home has always been owner occupied, and with that, always well maintained for living comfort. The house has two distinct apartments, yours on the first floor (ground floor), and mine on the second floor.

If you need directions, or assistance at any time, I am always available. If you prefer to see me only at check-in and check-out, easily accommodated.

Your business is desired, and everything YOU desire to make your stay great is my goal.

Whats the only negative of my place? Being a traveler its the one thing I always ask; the bathroom does not have a tub, its a shower.

This century home offers original floors, twelve foot high ceilings and mouldings they just do not make today! Ideal for a professional looking for the comforts of home while on business. And easily a perfect location for the traveler looking to explore Canada's National Capital region. No smoking. The floors are all original pine, so please shoes off at the door, especially high heels.

For stays of twelve nights or more, the washing machine and dryer which are located in the basement will be made available.

For stays of a MONTH or longer, the kitchen island can be removed and replaced by a kitchen table with four chairs (see photos for that option). Further, if desired, a writing table and chair can be placed for your use - this may be of particular importance to the business traveler seeking a work area.

BLUES FEST NOTE: Easy walk to the Blues Fest venue!!

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Alan

I like travelling, and when I cannot travel, meeting new people from around the world is great. The house is a duplex, and I live upstairs; which makes for easy access to me if you need anything. At the same time, like many travelers, I like my space, and respect yours of course.

Why Alan chose Centretown

I like walking, and being right in the centre of the city allows for easy access to everything. Ten minute walk to the Blues Fest, or Little Italy or the location of many festivals held at Confederation Park. And of course, walking to Parliament on Canada Day, and watching the Snow Birds fly over the house that day is pretty cool too.


Centretown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Vanity, toilet and shower (no bathtub).
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room w/ pocket doors that close can act as 2nd bdrm
  • A large bedroom with a comfortable queen sized bed. Tons of closet space.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
House rules: No smoking. The floors are all original pine, so please shoes off at the door, especially high heels. Additional over night guests are not allowed. The individual making the reservation must be present at check-in and staying in the apartment during the rental period. For stays of twelve nights or longer, the washer and dryer in the basement are available.


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Beautiful 1 Bdrm Apartment In The Centre Of Ottawa w/ parking
average rating of 4.898305 based on 59 reviews

Great location ! Fantastic host! Beautiful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This will be my first choice for accommodation when I visit Ottawa again.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding accommodation and location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from spending four wonderful days in Ottawa made even better by our time in Alan's beautiful home. The location is excellent, walking distance to all the main Ottawa attractions. Accommodations include a full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living room with large screen TV. There are porches on two sides of the home with comfortable chairs for that relaxing time after touring Ottawa. Alan is a thoughtful and gracious host with an uncommon attention to detail. We would definitely stay here again on another trip to Ottawa.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in a very clean apartment in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was fab and in a great location not too far from the centre of Ottawa. Absolutely spotless. Alan, our host, could not do enough for us. He provided useful information before our stay and on arrival gave us even more! The kitchen was very well equipped so much so that we tried to think of something that had not been provided and failed! Loved it and would stay again if we were ever in Ottawa.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolute perfection

  • 5 of 5

The entire procedure was perfection, from start to finish. We travel a lot and have rented from VRBO several times in the past. Alan is, by far, the most organized and thorough of all the rentals we have used. The information he sent re the rental before we arrived was complete in every way. The location of the suite is within walking distance to just about everything and having to use a car really is not necessary. Besides, parking in Ottawa can be a nightmare!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Ottawa weekend.

  • 4 of 5

Clean, well maintained attractive property. Nice neighbourhood. Able to walk to downtown attractions. We had great weather and enjoyed Ottawa. Would recommend a stay here.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent apartment with everything you need and close to central Ottawa.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely building and apartment which was spotlessly clean with all the amenities you need and some additional thoughtful items such as tea, coffee and bottled water. Alan is very pleasant and helpful providing lots of local information and being on hand if required. Would definitely stay here again if revisiting Ottawa.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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If you are renting a car, don't. The apartment is easy walking distance to everything in downtown Ottawa, be it Parliament, the By-Ward Market, China Town or Little Italy. The bicycle, jogging and walking paths along the river are also easy distances. There is a reason why many neighbours do not own cars on our street, you simply do not need one to get to most festivals and events held in Ottawa.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $31.46
Refundable damage deposit $235.94

The basics: Check-out is prior to 11:00 am, check-in is not before 4:00 pm. Cleaning fee is $ 40. Taxes are already included in the price shown. The payment terms are 50% at time of booking and the balance fifteen days prior to check-in.

Refund Policy is as follows:
- bookings canceled at least 30 days before check-in will receive a 100% refund of monies paid.
- bookings canceled between 14 and 29 days before check-in will receive a 50% refund of monies paid
- bookings canceled with less than 14 days before check-in have zero refund
- security deposit and cleaning fee is 100% refunded regardless of when the cancellation occurs

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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