Welcome to HI Ottawa Jail
What's going on
At 11 a.m. 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.
Explore the Rideau Canal
Discover the picturesque Rideau Canal and learn about the history of Canada's most famous waterway.
Every Saturday, 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.
HI discounts you don't want to miss
Bar and food
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