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ARC The Hotel

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An oasis of calm in this busy city, ARC the Hotel Ottawa welcomes its guests into a softly lit lobby with hardwood floors, designer furnishings, modern art wall hangings, and Japanese-inspired architectural flourishes. Business travellers appreciate the downtown location and high-speed Internet access throughout, but the hotel is also a favorite with couples indulging in weekend getaways. The hotel also offers the Arc Lounge & Dining, a virtual business center with high-speed Internet access (surcharge), concierge and valet services, and 24-hour fitness center.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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We recently stayed at the Arc The Hotel for one night. The room was comfortable and clean. The location is perfect! The staff and the GM went out of their way to accommodate our needs. They treat their guests like family. Valet parking with in and out privileges was a plus. The
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Checked in at 3:30 am after long trip to Ottawa, asked for late check out - 2pm and they put me into room right beside large conference that was held at 9am that sounded like it was taking place in my room!
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We recently stayed here for a friend’s wedding. The beds in this hotel are super comfortable. Rooms are on the smaller side but well decorated and comfortable. Our night was memorable and the front desk staff went above and beyond to make sure we left happy. Would definitely
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Overall not impressed. Looks nice from the outside and lobby..... but that’s about it. Room was so small and dark and dingy. Even the hallways are so dark. Definitely needs to be painted and new light fixtures everywhere. We parked across the street underground and got locked
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Combinaison of multiple issue that add to a bad experience. No parking Réception ok Room doesn’t look as the picture. Really small Room smell View of a brick of wall from the window Room noisy ( inside the hotel noise and outside) Old toilet not refresh but with couple of new
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The most comfortable bed we have ever slept in. Period.
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The Romantic Luxury Suite at the ARC The Hotel
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The Majestic King Room at the ARC The Hotel
What's the late check out fee and what's the late check out time?
Late check-out is available on a first comes first served basis and depending what time you require the fees range from free for an extra 1 or 2 hrs to $100 or more depending on the time you request.
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Do you need a room key for the elevator?
No.... just a push of the button
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how much is parking per day?
Valet parking is $25 with in and out privileges
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Judith - don't think there is a shuttle as the Arc Hotel is downtown. I assume you are staying two nights? If you are only staying the night between your late arrival and early departure you'd want to stay at one of the airport hotels. But you must be staying a full day in Ottawa. You'll see I paid around CAN$ 40 for taxi w/ tip. Enjoy!
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Hi Judith: I just did the taxi from airport to the Arc Hotel. It didn't take too long. Especially without traffic I'd say 20-30 minutes. Cost was CAN$41 including tip. Fare was probably CAN$35 or so.
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"Do not stay on second floor near conference room!"
"Ask for a higher floor for a view. "
"The queen room is very tiny. Says it's good for 1 or 2 but I really wouldn't recommend it for more than 1 person."
"quite floors"
"All rooms are really good here."
US$126 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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