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Go Directly to Jail the HI Ottawa Jail Hostel. Situated in the heart of downtown, the HI Ottawa Jail Hostel guarantees an unforgettable experience for individuals, families and groups alike. Sleep with history under your pillow in this renovated 19th century prison where the former guests may still haunt the halls. We offer a series of private and shared accommodation to suit all budgets and needs ranging from dormitory to single cells to spacious family rooms.