Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel

Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel

This renovated 19th century prison in downtown Ottawa offers private and shared accommodations—including the option to sleep in a real jail cell!

Located within steps of major attractions and vibrant neighbourhoods, the Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel is a truly unique and affordable accommodation option for individuals, families and groups. Options include shared rooms, spacious family rooms, and actual prison cells which feature original iron doors. Linens, towels and locker access are provided, and guests enjoy free breakfatst, wi-fi and other amenities.  

The building—originally known as the Carleton County Gaol—dates back to 1862. During your stay, join a prison tour to learn fascinating history about the site, including the fact that it’s where Canada’s last public execution took place, and it is said to be haunted!


More Details

75 Nicholas Street Ottawa
Toll Free
Major credit cards accepted
Reservations (General Public)
Student Friendly
Coach Parking
Within two blocks
Comp policy for the Driver and/or the Escort
Not available
Fully-Independent Traveller Rates Offered
Group Rates Offered
Kitchenettes (some or more)
Rate Range
66 CAD to 99 CAD
Total Number of Rooms
Accessibility: Guestrooms
Not available
Internet Access: Guestrooms
Largest room block
Check in
3:00 PM
Check out
11:00 AM
Room Type
Single double and shared
Bath Privacy
Breakfast Included
Meals Available
Pets Allowed
Fitness Facilities
Spa Facilities

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