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Destination guide

The arty area of Ottawa awaits your stay

Come and experience Ottawa and its museums, art galleries and live music. Travellers especially like the sporting events, local tours and shopping in this walkable and welcoming city. Local cultural sights include National Gallery of Canada and Canadian War Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ottawa

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ottawa a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camp Fortune (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Vincent Massey Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Nepean Sportsplex (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Capital Golf Centre (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Sommet Edelweiss (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Eco-Odyssee (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ottawa

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Ottawa is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Confederation Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Garden of the Provinces and Territories (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Major's Hill Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Dundonald Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Jacques Cartier Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Strathcona Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ottawa

Fly into Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Ogdensburg, NY (OGS-Ogdensburg Intl.), which is 52.1 mi (83.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Ottawa Station or Ottawa Fallowfield Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around Ottawa by catching a ride on the metro at Bayview Station, Carling Station or Carleton Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ottawa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 245 holiday rentals around Ottawa. From 15 cottages to 109 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ottawa is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ottawa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ottawa:

  • Old Ottawa East: 39 holiday homes
  • Centretown: 76 holiday homes
  • Vanier North: 28 holiday homes
  • Sandy Hill: 78 holiday homes
  • Hintonburg: 32 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ottawa?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ottawa. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia: 340 holiday rentals
  • Victoria Island: 339 holiday rentals
  • Ottawa Station: 334 holiday rentals
  • Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus: 329 holiday rentals
  • Commissioners Park: 332 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ottawa listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Ottawa?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 15 Cottages in Ottawa. Our other popular types of Ottawa holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 109 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 94 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 15 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ottawa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Ottawa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.