Welcome to HI Ottawa Jail
What's going on
At 11 am every day, learn about the jail's captivating (and slightly creepy) history.
Join us for an evening of board games with fellow travellers every Sunday at the hostel.
Every Friday, we take you to our favorite local pubs for a pint (or two).
Culture and history buffs, join us to discover one of Ottawa's national museums.
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.
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
Bar and food
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