Day passes for the Nomad & Freelancer that just need a space to work occasionally


Coffee/Tea & fresh fruit

Open Desk

Seating in the common area


Secure broadband for video calls

Phone Booth

Quite place to take calls


Mon-Fri. 8:00am-6:00pm

Day Pass

28$/1 day

Available Same Day

  • Coffee & Tea
  • Broadband
  • Mon-Fri 8a-6p

Hot Desk on Demand

Day Pass

Need a desk for the day we’ve got you! Hot Desk, Wifi & Coffee for the day downtown ByWard Market, close to the Courthouse & Parliment. After your purchase receive your welcome email within 10 minutes.

It’s that Easy!

Co-Working Packages

10 or 5 Day Packages

Your Pay-As-You-Go Co-Working solution when you need an alternative from the coffee shop when working downtown. The days are valid for a year or 6 months from the date of purchase. Benefits of the Passport is you can use these in half (1/2) day increments. Ideal when you are traveling, need to be close to the Ottawa Courthouse, Parliment & US Embassy.
What is a Day Pass and how does it work?

Select from one of the open seats and we guaranteed there is always one when you arrive. Desks with monitors are available and you have a choice from working at a desk or the standing bench. This is ideal for the Freelancers, remote employee, consultants and solo entrepreneurs that need an all-inclusive shared workspace outside of the home. It is cost-effective and provides a social outlet two to three days a week when you primarily work from home.

Basic features of the Day Pass Casual User?

Purchase a day of co-working at a time, and you are provided with a code that gives you access to the office between Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. We provide all the amenities; coffee, tea, kitchenette with dishes, microwave. You won’t have to worry about repairing things in the office, cleaning or doing dishes.

What services and amenities are included?

All amenities are taken care of such as high-speed WiFi, printer/scanner, and basic office supplies. There is a phone booth for calls and if you have a client meeting you can rent the boardroom.

Can I take calls at my desk?

Yes, of course, you can take calls in the office, but if you are on a long call we have a phone booth or you can reserve the meeting room. But it is a normal part of any office to take short calls and speak with colleagues and a shared office is no different. We don’t want our members to feel awkward, we are not a library.

What is it like working in a shared office?

A big part of working in a shared office space is the office etiquette. We all try to be respectful of others and maintain a tidy uncluttered work-space, this does not mean sparse. If you are easily distracted by background work chatter we recommend bringing headphones. Most importantly let’s be considerate of others and speak to and treat everyone with respect.

What about community and safety?

The office has been built in such a way that it fosters community, and as a result, we all look out for each other. The most important rule of the office is simple. “If you are the last one in a meeting room or the co-working office, please close the doors behind you.” Everyone that is entitled to access the space has their own code, no one gets locked out. This way we keep the offices and our personal items secure.

How do I secure my valuable items?

If you need to secure something let us know so we can help in a pinch. Or rent a locker if you have valuables you don’t want to move back and forth. Important: we do not recommend leaving valuable items out in the office as we do not accept responsibility for lost items.

What's the difference between Day Pass and Passport?

The Day Pass is a day of co-working and is valid for one month of purchase and you can buy more as needed.  There is no commitment and is ideal if you are working downtown for a day or two.

Passport is a block of 10-day passes and is discounted, the days are valid for a full year from the date of purchase. There are two benefits you can use these in half (1/2) day increments if needed and you always know where you can find a desk.

Other Services and benefits?

There are some additional services that are available.

  • Mailbox service can be added separately to a casual membership standard terms apply.
  • Locker rental including lock is available, and are assigned based on availability.
  • Rental services such as boardrooms, space rental, projector & screen, furniture rental etc.

Co-Working Video

See what our shared office is like and how easy it is to access
What do our clients say about us


  • 8am -6pm
  • 78 George St, Ottawa

  • My Byward Office is true gem! The owner, Eric, is a fantastic, bright and generous soul, and is truly one of a kind. The space he created is bright, well located, and decorated with taste. Nothing but good vibes in here - highly recommended!   
    Genevieve Proulx
    Mille Montagnes
  • An amazing place with great facilities for entrepreneurs to take their business to the next level! We enjoyed being there and chatting with Eric. He is a very knowledgeable and helpful person. Thanks Eric for your advice!
    Arian Ph
  • Such a unique environment to get your creative juices flowing. A rental office with all the amenities you could want. The offices are clean, funky, modern and you almost feel like an honour, just to be in such a unique building in the heart of a 178 year old market!
    Glen C
  • If you're working at My ByWard Office, you'll be joining one of the smartest people in Ottawa. The founder (Eric) is genuinely interested in your success as a person and you'd be receiving so much more than just space. You'll have access to really valuable mentorship. He's helped me in more ways than I can count, 100% recommend.
    Lea Abboud
    Legacy Conf (Director)
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    Eric and I had a one-on-one discussion about building a business. Eric was knowledgeable and very generous with his time and sharing ideas. The atmosphere here is fabulous; open concept and a space for every taste.
    P Stirbys
  • When I need to get work done, I come here. I have access to everything I need in a location that's close my clients, coffee shops, and nice places to eat. The staff are very helpful and I have never been uncomfortable, regardless of what I am doing.
    Andrew Monro
    Andrew Monro - Writer
  • Great work place. Trendy decor and furniture. The owner seems like a great guy!
    Matt Drouillard
    Networking for Nerds
  • Owner is super nice and helpful. I really appreciated his willingness to sit down with me and provide insights/guidance on entrepreneurship.
    Jamie Sterling
  • Stylish coworking space in the heart of Ottawa. Nice owner, quiet but friendly atmosphere. Good price & nice extras included (coffee, fruits...). Will come back.
    Adrien Be
  • My work haven where my clients are impressed with the layout, design and tech gadgets. Can't ask for a better space.
  • To say that I'm impressed with Eric and My Byward Office would be a gross understatement. The facilities are the funkiest, most versatile and most technologically advanced I've seen, and I've checked out quite a few!
    Dana Gwynne Wall
    Lead Mark Coaching
  • A lot of attention has been paid to the overall design of the space; it's bright, airy, and the furniture (seats, desks) were purchased with the knowledge that people actually need to be comfortable when working. Eric, the Manager/Owner, is very welcoming, extremely attentive to everyone's needs, and goes out of his way to ensure that MBO members are beyond satisfied. I certainly am.
    Jason McNaught
    Mc Naught Publishing
  • It's a lovely space, quite conducive to focusing and getting work done. The owner, Eric, is very helpful and accommodating. I'm looking forward to working from this space more often in the future.
    Jane Demuth