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Shop and dine till you’ve had your fill, experience art, culture, events and entertainment, and spend the night at one of our many hotels – all in Rideau, Ottawa’s Original Downtown.

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A Sustainable Itinerary: How to Make Your Stay in Ottawa’s Original Downtown More Eco-Conscious
While it’s true that Ottawa offers all the hustle and bustle of a great city, Ottawa also boasts several tranquil green spaces allowing for the best of both worlds. For …
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Everything You Need to Know About the Ottawa’s Children Festival
Every year, Ottawa’s Children Festival hosts a five-day celebration where kids and families can enjoy extravagant theatre shows, dance and music. As one of the only children’s festivals in all …
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Rideau Spotlight: CANTAS
For anyone who’s paid a visit to Ottawa’s Original Downtown, it should come as no surprise that fashion is one of the driving forces behind the area’s popularity as a …
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Downtown Rideau Map

Nearby Neighbourhoods

Rideau is Ottawa’s original downtown, but it’s also surrounded by other popular downtown neighbourhoods to the East, West and North.