Rated 5 out of 5 by JFP54 Pleasant stay
I attended a three-day conference at the Westin, and everything was perfect. My room was clean, the bed was comfortable, and I also had a nice view from my room. I would certainly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Ottawa.
May 10, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by kl0001 room not clean
There room is not clean. There is obvious dust on the window frame and on the tv stand. The coffee is not replenished. The escalators are not working
June 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by RKT55 Canada Day at the Westin
Close to all the action but far from the madding crowd!
July 3, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Ssilva1 Expensive and you must pay for everything
My favourite hotels in Ottawa were overbooked, so I decided to book at the Westin. Years ago, I had switched from the Westin to other chains. Although the hotel was a nice place to stay, there were fees for everything (internet, etc.). My biggest shock was when I was charged $2.00 plus tax for every call I made using a toll-free number to access my calling card (in one case, due to the during of the call, I was charged 7.44 plus tax). If I had gone to a pay phone, it would have cost me nothing (I wouldn't have even had to pay the $0.25 for using a pay-phone, as I was going through 1-800 numbers). Why use the phone at the hotel. Better yet, why stay at the hotel, when you are paying for something that you don't have to pay for anywhere else. I spoke to the Manager and she told me that there was a sign next to the phone. Does that mean the telling a guest they must pay justifies charging the guest for something which anywhere else would be free? The total cost for me to use the phone (which I used to access my toll-free long distance calling card) for one night was $25.00 plus taxes. How totally disappointing.
June 6, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Nikki14 Disappointment
Disappointment was an understatement. I am generally pleased with the facility however this trip was less than desirable from the the accommodations, to the service in the Shore Club to the breakfast quality and service. Far too overpriced for what was experienced.
February 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lainey44 Very impressed with updated room!
From the minute we parked the car, the staff were attentive to our every need. They assisted in carrying our luggage to the front lobby and we checked in immediately at the spg preferred guest counter. The staff all make you feel very special when staying at this hotel.
August 5, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MsLLM Nice hotel, could use more SPG
The handful of times I have stayed at this hotel have always been very pleasant. Rooms are cozy and spacious. Lobby is inviting. The only suggestion I have would be complimentary in-room wi-fi for SPG members, otherwise SPG is not that special beyond collecting points.
December 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by ET57 Wonderful stay
This hotel is located within walking distance to all major attractions in downtown Ottawa. It offers excellent service, it is clean and even though it is located on one of the busiest streets it is quiet. Beds are comfortable. Excellent value for the amenities it offers
December 23, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Herman7 Lack of Heat
Emplyees could not get heat on in our room. It was cold! Air conditioning remained on despite thermostat.
June 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Clue2 The hotel is in a great location
Our stay was comfortable and staff were accessible and helpful. The bed was incredibly comfortable. The location is within walking distance of many Ottawa sites. The only negative is the parking. Use valet parking when visiting this hotel it's worth the extra dollars.
September 2, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by BillandManon Examplary Customer Service
After notifying the reservation desk that we would be checking in very late (highway 417 closed because of an accident), we arrived at the hotel to find out that we had been upgraded to a deluxe king room for the duration of our stay. Very thoughtful and appreciated.
January 16, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by justmarried2014v One night stay
Food (breakfast) and comfort of room were great.
July 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cobdenite Amazing
We've stayed at the Westin before and it has always been a great experience, and this time was no different. Staff are very helpful and courteous. The room was very clean and the bed was amazingly comfortable. We would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to anyone.
November 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Patdrap Excellent service and very comfortable room
Because we couldn't get the room we had booked the hotel personnel really made sure our stay would be pleasant and they offered us complimentary breakfast and valet parking. Everything during the week end was perfect! THanks to the hard work of the hotel personnel!
February 19, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jordie Nice Hotel
This is a nice upper end hotel. The rooms have great views, it is centrally located (a block and a half from the market), the rooms are comfortable, and it has all of the amenities you would expect from a Westin Hotel. It is also only 15 minutes from the airport.
October 7, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by traveler47 Traveling on Business
Room service: the asian dumplings & the cheese platter were excellent. Bed very comfortable. Location perfect for a run & nearby bars. Wireless signal very "low" & frustrating. Costs another $15 for business ctr access & then even more to print in B&W. Excessive.
October 1, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by SusanF Great hotel
This hotel is excellent in every way: location, amenities, comfort, service; my only wish was the room had a bathtub. The spray from the shower head was the best ever!
June 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by CASEM Excellent hotel
5* - great hotel, great location
July 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jennp80 Short but great stay
I have stayed at this hotel several times and have been very happy every time. I've also held large events at the hotel. Staff in the event and catering services are top notch. Check in was a breeze with great customer service! Will stay again and again.
January 15, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by basil Staying at The Westin Ottawa is like coming home
As a gold SPG I expected a room that was larger than your smallest in the entire hotel. I stay at the Westin OIttawa alot and never have had such a small room.
I asked to move rooms for the last night as I needed a room to fit a cot. This was taken care of.
November 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Manju COMFORT
EXCELLENT HOTEL IN EXCELLENT LOCATION WITH EXCELLENT BED.......I went so many hotels, they also good, but as per quality of their Bed/Pillow & comfort, no one so far beat them.
I thank myself that I choose this Hotel, this was the First time for me anyway
July 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by KANNJ Wonderful
All staff were friendly and helpful. We requested a later check out time and received our request, thanks so much!
June 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by JSL75 Best in the City!
The Westin Ottawa is one of the best hotels in the city. All travelers into downtown Ottawa know this and the hotel does as well. Yet, the Westin is not pretentious and is very accommodating further accentuating their best-in-class attitude.
March 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MAZ35 Friendly and comfortable
The occasion was the RCMP Veterans, Association's Annual Convention and my wife enjoyed the stay very much.
Thanks for your hospitality.
June 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by DVDGrafton Great location
Perfectly located for a visit to Ottawa.
Comfortable and quiet rooms
June 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MomOf2Girls Amazing
John J: I cannot say enough about my 1 night stay, through Restart-Quickstart here in Ottawa. Being a single mother this was a much needed treat. The staff were wonderful and gave me a gorgeous view which I enjoyed. Thank you so much for this Westin!
December 2, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by jh49 small stuff
This is an excellent hotel, and the staff walk around the lobby such that if you even look puzzled, they will approach you, as opposed to having to look for staff at their station.
My only comment was that the coffee machine is difficult to use .
January 20, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Hippal Construction Zone
My floor was under construction and the room was fine, but constant noise from workers through-out my stay. This floor should not be occupied while the construction was ongoing. I was very disappointed with the noise and cardboard on the floors.
August 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by HappyElevatorRider Elevator
I must say the elevator is a huge improvement. I was at a conference at your facility back in March 2013 and the elevators were a nightmare, with huge wait times and stopping at every floor. The elevator system is a great improvement, well done.
May 2, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 Great place to stay to celebrate Canada Day!
Stayed at the hotel for the Canada Day weekend. The location was fantastic as it was right there smack in the middle of everything - shop, stroll the Rideau Canal, go to Byward Market, participate in the July 1st celebrations and watch the fireworks! Just parked my car when I arrived and never had to take it out the whole weekend. There was only three minor things I didn't like. First was the hotel parking lot has a height restriction for cars max. 6'1, but my SUV is 6'3". Second, the long lineup to checkin. They had two people working the counters and sometimes just one. They would finish serving someone then asked if anyone in line was a platnium member and then would serve them first, even if others had been waiting longer. The third was the long wait for the elevators during the weekend because one elevator was not in service. It was a horrible weekend to have one elevator down. The night of July 1st, I waited 15 minutes for the elevator before it finally stopped on my floor. It was still a great stay so I would still stay there again.
July 11, 2012