Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Ottawa Jail Hostel

Sleep in a jail cell in what was once Canada's nastiest prison. Still has its gallows. The most haunted building in Ottawa, supposedly. Tours daily, but spend the night; has over 100 beds, and a bar!
Address:
75 Nicholas St., Ottawa, ON, Canada
Directions:
Downtown. On the east side of Nicholas St. between Daily Ave. and the Mackenzie King Bridge. Next to an art gallery and across the street from a Sears.
Hours:
Daily (Call to verify)
Phone:
613-235-2595
Admission:
Free to visit, but pay to sleep over.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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2-bed cell.

Ottawa Jail Hostel

Had a lot of fun staying the night in the Ottawa Jail Hostel. Super comfy beds. Even if you stay in the old jail cell themselves. Watch our [You Tube] episode on "Exploring The Obscure."

[Exploring The Obscure, 01/03/2015]

The jail, converted to a hostel, can accommodate over 100 overnight inmates. And there's a bar, named "Mug Shots." The 1-bed cells would be a challenge for the claustrophobic.

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In the region:
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