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Sleeps 4, Super-Clean, Well-Priced, Own washer/dryer/dishwasher, Walk to Ottawa Byward Mkt

Bedrooms 1
Space 64 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Sleeps 4, Super-Clean, Well-Priced, 1871 Heritage Apartment, Walk to Byward Mkt.

I have been renting this condo since 2012 (which can be verified at the bottom of this page). 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.

Clean heritage 1-bedroom apartment in the heart of downtown Ottawa that was renovated, restored and refurnished in 2015 and 2016.


This well appointed suite is fully furnished:

- perfect for a single, couple, or can accommodate two couples, or a couple with maximum 2 children (there is a queen one-bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room)

- 36” LED HDTV with 290 digital and HD cable channels

- new windows and glass door in living room to flood the living room with light and fresh air

- queen-size bed

- duvets and blankets

- facecloths, hand towels and bath towels

Fully-equipped, well stocked kitchen:

- full stove and fridge

- dishwasher

- microwave oven

- stainless steel pots and pans

- full dinnerware set

- abundance of cooking utensils, cutlery and glassware

- coffeemaker

- selection of dried goods, spices, rices, grains, baking needs, teas, coffee, etc., complimentary during your stay

- hi-speed internet (wired or wireless connection)

An in-suite washer and dryer for your convenience

Parking is available 1/2 block (30 second walk) from the building for $10 per 24 hours, with in/out privileges. Reservation is not required.

- Monthly rates are based on 4 weeks (28 days).

Pets and Smoking

Ours is a non-smoking, pet-free condo.


More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About Catherine

I have a background in cooking and interior design. My husband is a writer.

Catherine purchased this condo in 2012

Why Catherine chose Ottawa

Within walking distance to the Byward market, Parliament Hill, university of Ottawa, Rideau Centre, Shaw Convention Centre, National Arts Centre, U.S embassy...


Lower Town Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 64 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathtub/shower, vanity, lots of storage, super-clean
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Bed in the bedroom and double sofa bed in living room.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Good! 3.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Sleeps 4, Super-Clean, Well-Priced, Own washer/dryer/dishwasher, Walk to Ottawa Byward Mkt
average rating of 3.9230769 based on 13 reviews

Rustic and homely

  • 5 of 5

Had one issue with a clogged sink but was rectified very quickly. Great stay in a great place. Would recommend for 2 people

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Connor was a wonderful guest. I was so appreciative that he told me the sink was clogged immediately after it hapoened. It gave me the opportunity to have it unclogged right away so that they would continue to enjoy their stay. The condo is ideal for one or two people though there is a sofa bed(with new mattress) in the living room.
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Nice cozy winter stay

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed the diverse neighborhood and the proximity to the main Center.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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London, ON

Clean, well-maintained, great location

  • 4 of 5

Loved our stay in unit 6 apartment! Arrived to a well-maintained, clean, accessible and convenient apartment on Rideau. Great heritage building with all amenities you could possibly need. Owner Catherine was easy to communicate with. She responded very quickly and left very detailed instructions for our stay. Unit had everything we could possibly want and more to make our stay enjoyable and stress free. Very quiet, private and safe place. Close to Bayward Market and Parliament hill. Would recommend this place to anyone. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and family friendly (two boys ages 7 & 10)

  • 4 of 5

We spent 4 nights in this apartment and truly loved it. We arrived very late and had no troubles finding the building or getting in. The apartment has been nicely renovated and was comfortable for our family of four. The hide-a-bed in the living room is not the most comfortable place to sleep but not horrible either. Even though we are from a very small town with not too much night time noise, the street noise did not bother us at all. The apartment is within very easy walking distance to Byward market, parliament buildings, nature museum, etc. There are two grocery stores just down the street and several good places to eat close by as well. We will for sure stay here next time we are in town and I will recommend this building to others traveling to Ottawa.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia, PA

Great location, Clean, Everything you need for home base in Ottawa!

  • 4 of 5

This 1 bedroom condo with pullout sleeper sofa was the perfect home base for our 3 night stay in Ottawa. Walking distance, about a mile to a mile and half from the Byward Market (great hub of restaurants, nightlife, shopping), Parliament, Notre Dame Cathedral, Rideau Canal boat rides. No complaints from the 8 year old, and he is not a fan of walking! The apartment is perfect for two adults and two small children. Our 13 year old is really adult size so it was a little cramped for the boys at night with the pullout couch extended there is really not much room for movement, the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars. The condo was clean and well kept, stocked with plenty of towels, pillows, and blankets, games and toys, and basic kitchen supplies - having coffee in the freezer was great. There is a mini market across the street and a big market, Loblaws, about a 1/4 mile walk so you can stock up on basics for quick breakfast, lunch, and snacks. You can tell they put alot of work into restoring the building. Love to see preservation instead of tear down. Great job on the restoration. I would stay here again, probably not with two kids though.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to come home to!

  • 5 of 5

I was recently in Ottawa for a work visit for four nights and decided to try VRBO for the first time. I was looking for a place that could be easily accessed at a late hour as I was going to be arriving at 2 am. This place was accessible by code, looked clean and nice, and was in walking distance to downtown (about a 20 minute walk).

The kitchen was surprisingly stocked with spices and coffee, so well organized, and very clean. There was also a dishwasher and washing pucks to help with cleanup. The bedroom was very nice, comfortable, and fairly quiet. In the morning, one does hear some traffic around 7 am. I was also surprised to find a washing machine and dryer! The living room was stocked with a tv, games, toys, etc. and had a very comfortable couch where I did my work all week. The building overall is very quiet.

The location is pretty convenient as well. There are a number of buses that stop just a few feet away from the building heading to various locations including downtown and to Carleton University.The Byward Market and University of Ottawa are just down the street, about 10 minutes away. There is a Metro, liquor store, and shoppers drug mart within 5 minute walk.

I have another trip to Ottawa next month and am annoyed with myself that I prematurely booked nonrefundable accommodations at a hotel. I wish I had reserved this place again!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review could not have come at a better time and I am so grateful! It has restored my belief in how wonderful my guests are! The previous guest, and the guest who stayed immediately after Luba, both left some pretty mean-spirited comment (for self-serving purposes). ~~~~Luba, as well as the overwhelming majority of my past guests (whether they left a review on this website or not) loved their experience with my property, the neighbourhood, and dealing with me. On rare occasion, people do have a valid complaint, and I take it quite seriously and will do my upmost to correct it. I encourage all my guests to contact me immediately so that I can fix the issue while they are still enjoying the condo. I take my responsibilities as a host quite seriously. ~~~~With virtually all of my guests being like Luba (honest and decent, respectable and fair), it makes hosting an honour. I truly enjoy what I do. I will continue to offer my home to guests from across Canada and from around the world, and I will do whatever needs to be done to continually maintain and improve the condo. ~~~~My goal has always been to offer more than what the guests expect (such as the abundance of amenities that Luba mentioned...spices, canned goods, shower gel, dryer sheets, etc.~~~~My rates are fair and are typically less than a hotel yet you get an entire apartment including a full kitchen, washer/dryer, separate living room and bedroom.~~~~I am pleased that Luba wishes to return and I am grateful that so many of my business travelers return often. It is a sign to me that my guests truly appreciate what I offer.
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Ottawa International-about $40 taxi ride
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Many restaurants, retail and bars within walking
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Many golf courses in the area-public and private
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Ottawa main station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Highway 417
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Many restaurants starting across the street!
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Britannia or Meech Lake
Car: not necessary

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, 3 new release movie theatres, parks; 2 large grocery stores, liquor and beer stores, restaurants, bars, night life.


Rates & Availability

Lower Town Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - May 18 2017
1 night minimum stay
Victoria Day weekend
May 19 2017 - May 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 22 2017 - May 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
Ottawa Race weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 29 2017 - Aug 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
August Civic Holiday
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Labour Day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 9 2017 - Nov 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Nov 27 2017 - Nov 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 11 2017 - Dec 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 27 2017 - Dec 28 2017
1 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 7 2018
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $75
Cleaning fee $22


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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