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Byward Blue Inn

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Front of property
In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Balcony | In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Balcony | In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Byward Blue Inn

Byward Blue Inn

3.0 star property
3-star hotel with conference center, near Parliament Hill

9.2/10 Superb

1,009 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is CA $121
Price available on 12/18/2022
157 Clarence St., Ottawa, ON, K1N 5P7
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Self parking
  • Room service
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Computer station
  • Lobby fireplace
For families
  • Kitchenette
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Ottawa
  • Parliament Hill - 19 min walk
  • Byward Market Square - 1 min drive
  • University of Ottawa - 5 min drive
  • Rideau Canal - 10 min drive
  • Casino du Lac Leamy - 9 min drive
  • Carleton University - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Ottawa International Airport (YOW) - 22 min drive
  • Ottawa, ON (XDS-Ottawa Train Station) - 10 min drive
  • Ottawa Station - 10 min drive
  • Ottawa Fallowfield Station - 26 min drive


  • Benny's Bistro - 2 min walk
  • Feast + revel - 3 min walk
  • El Camino - 3 min walk
  • Bite Burger House - 3 min walk
  • The Keg - 3 min walk

About this property

Byward Blue Inn

Byward Blue Inn puts you 1 mi (1.6 km) from Parliament Hill and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Casino du Lac Leamy. Guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby mountain biking, and free perks include WiFi and continental breakfast daily between 7 AM and 10:00 AM. A snack bar/deli and a terrace are offered, and in-room conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and breakfast.


English, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 46 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 19
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • 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 ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after midnight 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 19


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (CAD 15 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby


  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable/satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of CAD 20 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for CAD 20.0 per night


  • Self parking costs CAD 15 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.


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

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Blue Byward Inn
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Frequently asked questions

Does Byward Blue Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Byward Blue 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 to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Byward Blue Inn?
As of 10 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Byward Blue Inn on 18 Dec 2022 start from CA $121, excluding 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 Byward Blue Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, 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 Byward Blue Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Byward Blue Inn?
Yes. Self parking costs CAD 15 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Byward Blue Inn?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of CAD 20 (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Byward Blue Inn?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino du Lac Leamy (9-min drive) and Rideau Carleton Raceway (20-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Byward Blue Inn and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Byward Blue Inn also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Byward Blue Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Khao Thai (3-min walk), Milano Pizzeria (3-min walk), and Lowertown Brewery (3-min walk).
Does Byward Blue Inn have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffee maker.
What's the area around Byward Blue Inn like?
Byward Blue Inn is in Downtown Ottawa, a short 4-minute walk from Byward Market Square and 8 minutes' walk from University of Ottawa. Our travelers say the local area is very quiet.

Overall score and ratings






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10/10 Exceptional

Home away from home
What can I say? Byward Blue is very much my home away from home. I visit regularly, and Byward will always be my first choice!!
Nelson, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Sandra, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing value, comfort and location!
Amazing value in the downtown Byward Market. Beds and linens were top notch, and the balcony overlooking the city was a bonus. Clean and spacious with small kitchenette with fridge, sink, and some cutlery and glassware. Last but certainly not least, the morning buffet breakfast was plentiful and delicious, including eggs, breakfast meats, potatoes, breads, pasties, fruits, cereals, yogurt, and coffee/tea.
Mark, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect stay
Great for a two nights stay. The breakfast in the morning was awesome. Not the largest rooms but very well located
Olivier, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent stay!
The Byward Blue is a great place to stay! Small, quaint and right in the market area. The Inn was very clean and the staff was very friendly ! Parking is right next door and was very easy. Very walkable area!
Shannon, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brijmohan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marc, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Breakfast is amazing. Had some trouble with the thermostat not working. Staff is nice and friendly. Elevator is slow. I would stay again, great value. Great location.
Erica, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Location was perfect! The breakfast was impressive as it included scrambled eggs, breakfast sandwiches, and bacon.
Robin, 4-night trip
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