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HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel

75 Nicholas St.   Map (link is external)

Exterior view of the stone multi-storey former Carleton gaol, featuring its multiple chimneys lining the roof and ivy-covered stone wall that once created a courtyard.

Located in the former Carleton County Gaol, the HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel is steeped in history. Opened as a hostel since 1973, this building has become an international hub for backpackers and travelers in the Nation’s Capital for 45 years.

Open Hours
    Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Building Features
    Shuttle
    Public Washrooms
    Paid Parking
    Family Friendly
    OC Transpo Nearby
    Guided Tour Available
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