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Unique 2-story Loft w exposed brick, Sleeps 7, Downtown Ottawa!

Lower Town, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Condo1042 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

Sleeps 8, 2 Bath Downtown-Walk to All Major Attractions!!!!

In order to ensure the protection of both parties, I do not accept any reservations that are requested within 14 days of arrival. The credit card used to book a reservation will be verified with matching government photo i.d. upon arrival at my property.

This is a 2 story, 2 bedroom furnished New York Loft-style apartment, plus a 3rd unique 'cave' like Harry Potter-style single bedroom with its own TV, window, lighting, and closet (perfect for children or children at heart).

There are 2 full bathrooms with heated floors in each.

The condo had recently gone through a major renovation. It includes a new kitchen, new bathrooms, new bedrooms...everything has been replaced or redone.

Parking is available 1/2 block (30 second walk) from the condo and is $16 per 24 hours with in/out privileges. No reservation required.

- 10 foot high ceilings

- authentic exposed 1871 brick walls

- hardwood floors

- 42” LED HDTV, plus another flat screen small HDTV in the bunk bedroom and another in the unique cave-like 3rd bedroom and all three TV's have cable channels.

- newly built kitchen with large stainless steel fridge with water/ice on the door, commercial stainless steel dishwasher, laser-cut double deep stainless steel sink, oversized peninsula for meals or just chatting, playing games, etc. There is lots of cupboard space and they are stocked with spices, dried goods, oils, vinegars, etc.

- expansive 6 foot high windows

- well laid out floor plan; very private between the bedrooms

- 1 queen-size bedroom, in the second bedroom there is a single over double and in the 'Harry Potter" room there is 1 single bed (it is a cozy, cave-like room perfect for children or children at heart). A 7th person can sleep on the sofa.

- duvets and blankets

- facecloths, hand towels and bath towels

Fully-equipped kitchen:

- stainless steel pots and pans

- dinnerware

- cooking utensils, cutlery and glassware

- coffeemaker

- spices, tea, coffee

A full-size in-suite washer and dryer for your convenience including laundry soap and dryer sheets..

Pets and Smoking

- this is a non-smoking, pet-free suite though you can smoke outside. Pets, though I love them, are not able to stay at the condo.



Member Since 2009
Response time:
within a few days
english, french
Calendar last updated:
Apr 03, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 bunk bed, 3 single bunk beds, 1 double bunk bed.
      • Bedroom 3
        1 twin/ single, 'Harry Potter' room with a single bed..
      • Queen size bed in master suite. Second bedroom has 1 single bunk bed and 1 single/double bunk bed (called the 'bunk bedroom'). The third sleeping space is a single bed in the "Harry Potter" room (see description below). The home sleeps 8 people in total. Though there are 3 bedrooms I do not classify the third bedroom as a bedroom, It has its own door, pot lights in its ceiling, a window, heating, a closet, HDTV with over 290 channels and a single bed. The reason I do not consider it a third bedroom is because it is less than 5 feet high. This is perfect for children (and children at heart! ) and young adults. This "bedroom" is extremely popular, and people fight over staying in it, but I thought it would be unfair to not disclose the height restriction. It has been labeled by past guests as the "Harry Potter" room.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Heated floors.
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, Heated floors.

        Location Type

          • Downtown


              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Dryer sheets provided.
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                        Parking is located 1/2 block (30 second walk) from the condo, is $10 for 24 hours per vehicle, with in/out privileges, and no reservation required.
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        Soap, stain remover and dryer sheets provided.


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            Recently renovated - everything new.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            Coffee, tea, sugar, sweetener, spices, oils, vinegars, dried goods, pasta, rice...
                          • Refrigerator
                            Double French door stainless steel with water/ice dispenser on door.
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • Books
                                  • Games
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                    3 HDTV's (42" in the living room) with over 290 cable channels, and free SHOMI (a version of Netflix).
                                  • Toys


                                      • wheelchair inaccessible


                                          • live theater
                                          • arboretum
                                          • cinemas
                                          • festivals
                                          • health/beauty spa
                                          • library
                                          • churches
                                          • marina
                                          • museums
                                          • recreation center
                                          • restaurants
                                          • synagogues
                                          • water parks

                                            Leisure Activities

                                              • photography
                                              • antiquing
                                              • boating
                                              • gambling casinos
                                              • miniature golf
                                              • bird watching
                                              • scenic drives
                                              • shopping
                                              • sight seeing
                                              • walking
                                              • wildlife viewing

                                                Local Services & Businesses

                                                  • ATM/bank
                                                  • Babysitter
                                                  • fitness center
                                                  • groceries
                                                  • hospital
                                                  • laundromat
                                                  • massage therapist
                                                  • medical services

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • hot air ballooning
                                                      • basketball court
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • golf
                                                      • hiking
                                                      • cycling
                                                      • ice skating
                                                      • kayaking
                                                      • racquetball
                                                      • swimming
                                                      • tennis


                                                          • 2 full bathrooms, two and 1/2 bedrooms (including a unique cave-like bedroom - perfect for kids or kids at heart - very popular). Home sleeps 8 in total.

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            22 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Worked for us Family of 6

                                                            Todd H.

                                                            Booked the two story loft but later told that it was previously booked so changed to another unit in the same building. We were disappointed. Some issues including a window open when we arrived so Appartment was very chilly -21 outside!

                                                            Denis ( from Winnipeg) arrived and helped with the heat. We were impressed with how responsive he was. He also brought an extra space heater that helped greatly!

                                                            Overall the unit felt a bit rundown and lacked the character we were expecting but it worked for a family of six. If we came back would like to try the two story loft.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Todd is correct that when he arrived a window was slightky open (the next day we found a children’s plastic toy had gotten stuck in the side of the frame). It had not been noticed when the condo was cleaned the day before because the weather was unseasonably warm and the opening was just a wee crack. But during the day of their arrival, the temperature plummeted.

                                                            As soon as Todd’s wife contacted me, my husband rushed over, as Todd said, but he could not get the window closed. So Denis went to the store though it eas 8:30 pm to buy a heater (thank heavens there is a Walmart 15 minutes away!). We were so pleased to hear tgat Todd and his family doubd the heater worked and they were warm.

                                                            The next miening I had an expert arrive and he figured out the problem and got the window closed.

                                                            The cold snap lasted another 7 days!

                                                            As for the booking being changed...as soon as Todd booked I contacted him immediately to explain the calendar mix up. I offered to cancel his reservation (full refund of course) or to consider the other condo in the same 1871 building. This condo was the same size, had the same number of beds and bathrooms, same size kitchen and living room but it definitely had a differwnt layout.

                                                            Shabby woukd not be a word I would use to describe this condo. It has been modernised, has 10 foot ceilings, exposed brick walls, crown moukding, tall baseboards, restored hardwood floors, large windows... everything one loves of a heritage building. But, everyone has differwnt tastes and since they had initially chosen the other condo aI can understand their disapponrment. I can only reiterate thqt his request to book and my contact with Todd to explain the issue hapoened very quickly ao no time was wasted if Todd chose to fibd another place.

                                                            At least Todd said he would retun. I also sincerely thank him and his family for the nice things they said to Denis and myself.

                                                            We all enjoyed ourselves.

                                                            Michael J.

                                                            The apartment suited our needs perfectly

                                                            Cool place!

                                                            Lindsay C.

                                                            We stayed at this property for 2 nights to attend a business conference at the Shaw Centre. It was very clean and comfortable. We would stay again in a heartbeat!

                                                            Great accommodations for our family of 5

                                                            Nancy S.Kitchener

                                                            Our first experience with this type of rental -- will certainly do it again!

                                                            Great LOCATION

                                                            Joel W.

                                                            The rental home is within walking distance of many attractions and downtown Ottawa. It was clean and well equipped. The A/C of the upper floor took awhile to cool the main floor. Would recommend this place. Add a daily parking fee to total cost.

                                                            perfect location at a great price

                                                            Sheryl S.

                                                            We spent 2 nights at this interesting loft. There were five ladies in my party and we all slept comfortably. We were able to walk to many of the places we wanted to see and definitely got a 10,000 plus steps in. Parking was easy at the ECONO lodge. It would have been nice to some soap in showers. I would definitely recommend this site to any friends traveling to Ottawa.


                                                            Lower Town, Ottawa, ON, Canada

                                                            Walking distance to Parliament Hill, Governor General's Residence, 24 Sussex, Byward Market, U.S. Embassy; University of Ottawa; Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute, Rideau Canal, Rideau Centre; National Arts Centre; National Arts Gallery; Ministry of National Defence, French Embassy, British High Commission, Dept of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, 4 live theatres, 1 rep theatre, parks; 2 large grocery stores, liquor and beer stores, restaurants, bars, night life.


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                                                            22 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.4/5
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