Ottawa
Canada
By Summer Brons

Ontario's second largest city, Ottawa is one of Canada's most exciting cities to visit. Nestled in Ottawa Valley, the city has numerous attractions and beautiful surroundings all year long. This capital city has lots to offer, and WhatsCheaper.com is here to help you plan your travels!    

Just a 20 minute drive outside of downtown, the Ottawa International Airport makes arrival and departure easy as can be. Book your flight with WhatsCheaper.com by clicking (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) and enjoy our great low fares. We can also assist you with your Ottawa hotel needs at (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) and offer excellent rates on your preferred lodging, too.     

Once you've arrived in Ottawa, there's plenty to explore. You can start with a visit to the city's most popular attraction, Parliament Hill. Overlooking the Ottawa River, this historical venue is the site for celebrations year round. WhatsCheaper.com also insists upon viewing the Rideau Canal, a historic waterway that freezes to a natural skating rink in the winter and is dotted with boaters during the warmer months. Ottawa also has plenty of museums for your enjoyment, including: the National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Canadian War Museum, and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. You can also visit the Royal Canadian Mint, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum.     

Be sure to pack your walking shoes, because Ottawa has tons of shopping you'll surely want to take advantage of. Stores and boutiques can be found throughout the city, as well as in popular shopping districts like the ByWard Market, Rideau Centre, Sparks Street, and the Bayshore Shopping Centre. Luckily, Ottawa is a great place to indulge after working up a hearty appetite. Whether you're craving international flavors, or an innovative spin on familiar classics, WhatsCheaper.com is confident that the cuisine scene in Canada's capital is sure to please any palette.     

Thanks to authentic seasons, Ottawa is lovely in both the warmest of months, and the chilly ones, too. Outdoor activities range from whitewater rafting or skiing, to hiking or golfing. Nearly anything you'd like to do outside can be done at Gatineau Park, a 361 square kilometer plot of natural wilderness with an abundance of trails, wildlife, and a lake. The park offers free admission and is just as enjoyable of a place to relax with a picnic as it is for sledding in the snow.     

If you're looking to escape city life, venture to the outskirts of Ottawa and explore the local countryside. The city's special location surrounds it with charming villages, locally-owned shops, and farm-grown produce. The family-friendly destination of Ottawa is ideal whether you're looking to relax or stay active.     

Book your Ottawa getaway with WhatsCheaper.com today, and get ready to be a part of one of Canada's most sought-after hotspots. Don't let the time of year slow your travel plans, Ottawa is perfect regardless of month, and we encourage you to see it for yourself!

MUST SEE IN Ottawa LIST:

  • 1. Rideau Canal
  • 2. Canadian War Muesum
  • 3. Parliament Hill
  • 4. Canadian Aviation Museum
  • 5. National Gallery of Canada
  • 6. Peace Tower
  • 7. Changing of the Guard
  • 8. Canadian Museum of Nature
  • 9. Supreme court of Canada
  • 10. Currency Museum of the Bank of Canada

Ottawa EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Canadian Ski Marathon - February
  • 2. Ottawa Art Festival - April
  • 3. Canadian Tulip Festival - May
  • 4. Fringe Festival - June
  • 5. Canada Day - July
  • 6. Bluesfest - July
  • 7. International Jazz Festival - July
  • 8. Greek Summer Festival - August
  • 9. International Writers Festival - October
  • 10. Christmas Lights Across Canada - December

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Four Points by Sheraton & Conference Centre Gatineau-Ottawa
35 Rue Laurier, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
By Dennis Schafer

Come explore the rich history, international commerce and the relaxing beauty of Ottawa, Ontario from the comfort of the Four Points by Sheraton & Conference Centre Gatineau-Ottawa. Less than 30 minutes from the Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier International Airport the Four Points by Sheraton is conveniently located across the Ottawa River from the Parliament Hill District. You can easily take in the ByWard Market or visit the Canadian Museum of History and IMAX Theater just across the street. Centrally located for all your explorations of the capital district the Four Points by Sheraton offers both covered and outdoor parking. The attentive staff of this 4 Point Green Award hotel are ready to help you check in (check in is 3 p.m.) and begin your adventure.

With over 200 rooms The Four Points by Sheraton offers accommodations with a single King size bed or a single King with sofa bed. They also offer rooms with two double beds or a double with sleeper sofa. Accessible accommodations are available as are adjoining hospitality suites. You can rest easy as all rooms are non-smoking and include cable television, hair dryers and free internet connection.

If you are planning a meeting the Four Points by Sheraton & Conference Centre Gatineau-Ottawa can provide up to 8,000 square feet of meeting space. They will be happy to accommodate your group as small as 10 and as large as 150. Conference Center facilities include free Wi-Fi so you and your attendees can stay connected.  After a long day of sessions you can unwind in the indoor heated pool or work off that stress in the fitness facility. Meet with your friends for dinner in the L'Adoise Restaurant and Lounge. Let the Chief Beer Officer suggest a unique selection new from our Best of Beers from Around the World. Or if you feel the need for personal pampering allow room service to bring your dinner to you. The full service L'Adoise restaurant is open to serve you for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Four Points by Sheraton provides the accommodations and service you expect from a Four Points hotel. The front desk staff will be glad to help you check out (check out is 12 p.m.) or you can choose the video check out service from your room. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with finding a great price for this hotel; click the link to get started (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Novotel Ottawa
33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
By Alaska Rue

If you want convenience, comfort and complete ease during your travels in the Great White North’s capital, Novotel Ottawa Hotel is the accommodation for you. Located in downtown Ottawa, Novotel is just a hop across the Rideau Canal from the Parliament Buildings (you can’t not visit when you’re in Canada’s capital!) and the Byward Museum. As if that isn’t convenient enough to stave off tourist hunger, Novotel sits right outside the Rideau Centre Shopping Mall, where one can purchase anything from daily necessities to the big brands, making shopping convenient as well.

Whether you’re traveling solo, in a pair, or in a pack, Novotel’s adaptability to its clients’ needs keeps previous customers coming back. A family-friendly accommodation, Novotel provides family activity guides and welcome kits for kids free of charge. Novotel displays its flexibility and diversity with its eight non-smoking floors, nine smoking rooms and two wheelchair-accessible suites. Novotel also has six customisable meeting rooms, perfect for weddings, conventions, business conferences, etc. To top it off, complimentary for hotel residents are a swimming pool and whirlpool (open from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.), and a 24-hour gym.

With express check-in and video check-out, speed is in Novotel’s genes. One can easily settle into their room, throw in a quick shower and spend the rest of the day walking along the Ottawa River or checking out the downtown / night scene. Although, after seeing what the room has to offer, being bitten by the lazy bug is quite possible…

Like with the lobby décor, Novotel’s individual rooms are contemporary and spacious. The Superior Rooms feature either a King bed or two Double beds, while Executive Rooms feature an additional well-being kit, including environmentally-friendly body products. Couples, dim the lights, and sit back and relax against soft, aromatic cushions, and play an OnCommand movie on the 26-inch LCD wall television. Businessmen, work duties call. Hook up your computer to fast, complimentary internet access in the ergonomic work area. Hungry? Going out isn’t the only option. Check the mini-bar, help yourself to some hot tea or turn on the coffee maker. You can also order room service from an international cuisine menu direct from Novotel’s very own bar restaurant, open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

It’s got to feel great knowing that your accommodation has your best interests at heart, with something for everybody. It’s going to feel even better staying at one. Stay at Novotel Ottawa Hotel. WhatsCheaper.com is happy to assist with hotel reservations, just click here to get started (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
150 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON
By Jessica Howell

Welcome to the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel, where stylish accommodations meet modern design and contemporary flare.  Located in Canada’s beloved capital city, the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel puts you right in the middle of the finest attractions the city has to offer including, Parliament Hill, the National Arts Centre, and the National Gallery of Canada.  Another selling point for this amazing hotel is its convenient location just 15 minutes away from the Ottawa International Airport.  Guests staying at the Sheraton can being checking into their rooms at 3 p.m. and check out is at 12 noon.  If you are traveling to Ottawa, WhatsCheaper.com insists that you stay at this magnificent hotel.  

Every one of the Sheraton’s 236 guest rooms features spacious accommodations, premium amenities, and divine bedding.  As you enter your room you will be greeted by impeccable rooms and a warm, inviting bed.  You will enjoy a refreshing nights’ sleep with the luxurious Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed.  Kick back and relax to your favorite TV program on a crisp 37 inch LCD flat screen TV featuring in-room movies and cable channels.  You can even surf the World Wide Web on your in-room TV with television with internet access and wireless keyboard.  Although 1MB wireless internet service is provided to all guests free of charge, high speed internet access requires an additional fee.  Please see the hotel’s site for more details.

Additional guest room amenities include Shine for Sheraton Bath Amenities, a media connectivity pack, and a Starbucks one-cup coffee maker.  If you need more than one cup of joe to get you going in the morning, the hotel also features its very own Starbucks Coffee Bar, serving up piping hot beverages everyday.  Sasha’s Bar offers guests light meals for light fares, and guests can enjoy a delicious meal in the more formal Carleton Grill.

With close to 100,000 square feet of meeting space, beautiful city views, indoor pool and fitness centre, the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel is one of the cities top hotels.  WhatsCheaper.com recommends allowing us to help you with your booking by clicking on the following link today:  (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).      

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Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
By Chrystyne Jackson

When visiting Ottawa, satisfy all of your accommodation needs by staying at the Westin Ottawa. This beautiful hotel features 496 guestrooms and suites with modern design and stunning views. Pets are welcome. You will find the video check out convenient.

The Westin offers a wide variety of rooms. Starting with the 252-350-square foot Traditional Room, decorated in neutral colors and featuring floor to ceiling windows. If you enjoy your daily exercise, you may choose the Westin WORKOUT Room, which has a king size bed, either a treadmill or a spin bike, and dumbbells. The elite of room selections are the Specialty Suites, located on the top floors of the hotel. These units feature contemporary artwork, sleek furniture and extraordinary views. You will enjoy the wet bar, pantry, and Bose surround system provided. High speed Internet access is available in all rooms.

Guests at the Westin can enjoy in room signature spa treatments. You can take a dip in the indoor heated saltwater pool and therapeutic whirlpool. For fitness enthusiasts there is the 24-hour Westin WORKOUT Gym, which features state of the art cardio and strength machines, free weights, a whirlpool and sauna. You can enjoy light fare at the Daly’s Express. Daly’s Restaurant features breakfast and lunch daily, as well as a Sunday brunch. You can dine on contemporary cuisine for lunch and dinner at The Shore Club. When exploring the Ottawa, be sure to visit the Bytown Museum, the Canadian Museum of Nature, Scotiabank Place, Mooney’s Bay Park, and Major’s Hill Park. If games of chance are on your agenda you will find what you are looking for at the Hard Rock Café.

Make your visit to Ottawa complete by staying at the Westin Ottawa. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today.

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Hilton Garden Inn Ottawa Airport
2400 Alert Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
By Shaina Amienyi

Stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Ottawa Airport, and you will experience numerous services, well-equipped guest rooms, and a convenient location. The Hilton is situated 15 minutes from downtown and 5 minutes from Ottawa MacDonald Cartier International Airport (YOW). Also, you have the pleasure of being close to top attractions, such as Rideau Canal, the National Gallery of Canada, and the Parliament buildings. Check-in is at 3pm, and checkout is at noon. The hotel provides luggage hold service if necessary.

When you walk into your room, you will notice the sophisticated design and plush king bed or queen beds. Rooms include unique amenities such as complimentary remote printing, night lights, black-out curtains, microwave, mini bar, mini fridge, and much more. Guest rooms are designed so you can feel comfortable and at home. You can entertain yourself by watching cable or movies on the 32-inch flat screen HDTV or accessing wired or wireless internet from the large, ergonomically-designed work desk and chair.

Getting food anytime day or night is not a problem at this hotel. You will have at your disposal room service for dinner, the 24-hour convenience store for light frozen meals and beverages, and the Great North American Grille restaurant and Pavilion Lounge. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the lounge serves beverages from a full bar.

If you want to hold a business meeting, reunion, wedding, or other event, consider the Hilton. It offers spacious event facilities and catering service. There are meetings rooms as large as 4700 square feet, and the ballroom can seat up to 440 people.

You will definitely enjoy more than the meeting/event facilities. There is a complimentary fitness center so you can stay fit. You can also relax in the whirlpool or go for a swim in the indoor heated pool. If you need to wash clothes, you have the option of using the coin laundry or the laundry service.

From complimentary parking and airport shuttle to complimentary internet access, this hotel has everything you need so you do not have to worry about small details. At this hotel, you can relax, enjoy your stay, and leave everything to the hotel staff. WhatsCheaper.com encourages you to book your stay at this hotel by clicking on the following link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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