Welcome to HI Ottawa Jail

What's going on

EVERYDAY

Jail Tour

At 11 am every day, learn about the jail's captivating (and slightly creepy) history.

SUNDAY

Games Night

Join us for an evening of board games with fellow travellers every Sunday at the hostel.

FRIDAY

Pub Crawl

Every Friday, we take you to our favorite local pubs for a pint (or two).

THURSDAY

Museum Tour

Culture and history buffs, join us to discover one of Ottawa's national museums. 

TUESDAY & SATURDAY

Ice skate on the Rideau Canal

Skate along the beautiful canal while learning about the history of his famous waterway. Stop at the south end of the canal for a pint and warm up before skating back to the hostel.

TUESDAY & SATURDAY

City Walk

See the sights of Ottawa as we wander down Sparks Street, through Parliament Hill, along the Ottawa River and through the beautiful Byward Market.

HI discounts you don't want to miss

The Haunted Walk

Get a $2 discount on HI Ottawa Jail's walking tour

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Chateau Lafayette

Buy a drink and get one free

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The Art House Cafe

Get 15% off tasty drinks and snacks

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Zak's Diner

Get a 10% discount on meals

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Coyote Rock Gym

Get 50% off climbing passes and rentals

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