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Book from ~$216 CAD
Highly praised downtown Montreal hotel near Bell Centre with popular restaurant and lounge
Loews Hotel is a classy hotel that is very highly-rated, moderately priced, and about a 4-minute walk from the university. Guests who stayed highlighted the food at the on-site restaurant and the spaciousness and decor of the rooms and bathrooms. Many guests found this hotel to be very clean, very accommodating and very comfortable. This is a five-star hotel with a stellar recommendation rate from online guest reviewers and an excellent guest rating score. Parking is currently $35 and Wi-Fi is $15 at Lowes Hotel Vogue.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot beverage bar in lobby
  • Elegant, luxurious rooms, according to numerous reviews
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to guests
  • Location was perfect, close to restaurants, shops of St Catherine Street and Bell Centre
  • Staff were highly rated, attentive and friendly
Cons
  • Valet parking is $35 plus tax for overnight
  • Some guests found dining on site pricey
  • Construction noise across the street a recent issue
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Book from ~$116 CAD
Quaint boutique hotel in Montreal's downtown near to Metro offers suites with jacuzzi  
The Chateau is competitively priced and has achieved a very good guest rating average. It's an easy 5-minute walk to the campus from the Chateau.This charming four-star boutique hotel was converted from a 100-year-old house that consists of beautiful ceilings and crown mouldings, fireplaces and antiques. There is no elevator on site and there are a lot of stairs up to the main entrance (besides to the rooms).

Guests enjoyed comfortable beds, the hotel's excellent downtown location with nearby restaurants and shops, its modern amenities in old world decor, the in-room Keurig coffee brewer, minibar, plush towels and toiletries, in-room safe and excellent continental breakfast. The staff are a highlight for many guests due to the excellent service they provide, plus the hotel has a restaurant offering lunch and dinner and provides an outdoor terrace in the warmer months. There's free Wi-Fi, but valet parking is currently an extra $27 per night.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, afternoon tea
  • Charming and elegant hotel, according to many reviewers
  • Guests found the staff very helpful and friendly
  • Guests said the beds were very comfy with quality linens
  • Location was a big plus, near shopping, dining, Metro and downtown attractions
Cons
  • Valet parking is $27 per day
  • No elevator in building
  • Some guests thought the bathrooms could use some upgrades
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Book from ~$331 CAD
Highly praised downtown Montreal hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and high-tech amenities

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, newspapers
  • Guests found the rooms very comfortable and beautiful with high-tech amenities
  • Location was perfect, close to restaurants, shopping, museum and Metro
  • Many enjoyed delicious food on site
  • Staff provided first-class service
  • Wi-Fi was excellent according to guests
  • Many said expensive but worth it
  • Guests raved over the rooftop pool with summer terrace
Cons
  • Valet parking is $36 plus tax for overnight
  • Occasionally guests complained of noise transfer from within the hotel
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Book from ~$206 CAD
Highly praised downtown Montreal luxury hotel with rooftop hot tub, indoor pool and day spa

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location ideal for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive service
  • Many guests said that they were likely to return to this property
  • Several reviewers thought that the rooftop outdoor hot tub was a value-added feature
Cons
  • A couple of guests were disappointed by the breakfast selection at the on-site restaurant
  • Valet parking is $33 plus tax per day
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Book from ~$107 CAD
Popular downtown Montreal hotel near McGill University with restaurant and valet parking 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were very clean, spacious and comfortable
  • Prime location an easy walk to Metro, restaurants, shops and downtown attractions
  • Staff were attentive and very friendly
  • Delicious food on site, according to guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by guests
Cons
  • Valet parking is $25 per night
  • Occasionally guests complained of noise disturbances from within the hotel and from traffic
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Book from ~$249 CAD
Historic luxury hotel in downtown Montreal above train station with indoor pool & restaurant 

Pros
  • Wi-Fi is free to club members and enrollment is free
  • Guests loved the location, above the train station, Underground City and close to great restaurants and the Bell Centre
  • The rooms were clean with comfortable beds
  • Many guests really liked the staff and found them attentive and professional
  • Guests often enjoyed dining and room service on site
Cons
  • Valet parking is $30 plus tax per night
  • Some guests reported dated decor and small rooms
  • Some complained of extra charges
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Book from ~$150 CAD
Large hotel with rooftop pool, gardens, and extensive conference facilities

Pros
  • Free wireless Internet in all rooms and common areas
  • Rooftop outdoor pool, heated in winter
  • Gardens and courtyards on hotel property
  • Hotel is connected to 'Underground City'
Cons
  • A few reviewers found the hotel layout odd
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Book from ~$124 CAD
Highly praised downtown Montreal hotel offers suites with full kitchens & indoor rooftop pool 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, continental breakfast, electric vehicle recharging, pet stays, newspapers
  • Rooms were very clean, spacious and well-equipped
  • Prime downtown location near Metro, the train station, restaurants, St Catherine Street and Old Montreal
  • Staff were well liked, professional, knowledgeable and helpful
  • Rooftop pool and sun deck were well liked by guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by reviewers
Cons
  • Valet parking is $22 plus tax per night
  • Some felt the continental breakfast was too basic
  • A few guests felt the decor was a little dated or drab looking
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Book from ~$135 CAD
Popular downtown Montreal hotel with day spa, indoor lap pool and rooms with balconies

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, bottled water, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, very spacious and well appointed
  • Staff were well liked, very polite and professional
  • Location was prime, in walking distance to Metro, shops, restaurants and downtown attractions
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent in guest surveys
  • Indoor lap pool and gym added value to the stay
Cons
  • Underground parking is $26.50 and valet parking is $32 per day
  • Some guests were disappointed that the hotel rooms did not come with mini-fridges and a safe
  • Balconies did not come furnished (although balcony furniture is available upon request)
  • Guests offered mixed opinions of the dining and breakfast on site
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Book from ~$151 CAD
Highly praised Old Montreal hotel near Metro with balconies, jacuzzis, fine dining and spa
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, bottled water, newspapers, morning shuttle service to downtown
  • Many guests enjoyed the rooms for comfort and elegance
  • Guests loved the central Old Montreal location, close to Metro, great dining, the port, Chinatown and attractions
  • Staff very well liked for their professional and friendly help
  • Guests enjoyed dining on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good by guests overall
Cons
  • Valet parking is $35 plus tax for overnight
  • A few complained of noise transfer from inside or traffic
  • Some guests complained of small rooms

6 Other Hotels Close to Concordia University

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Book from ~$107 CAD
Downtown Montreal budget hotel near Bell Centre with balconies and free hot breakfast
Getting Around
This hotel is a 6-minute walk from the the front entrance of the Henry F. Hall Building. 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, local calls
  • Many enjoyed clean, spacious and well-equipped rooms
  • The room prices were reasonable said guests
  • Staff were very well liked, welcoming and very friendly
  • Location was excellent, close to Metro, dining, shopping, the train station and the Bell Centre
Cons
  • Parking is $20 extra in a lot next door
  • Guests found the hotel noisy with nearby bars
  • Several guests complained of poor Wi-Fi
  • Some rooms needed better maintenance
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Book from ~$158 CAD
Well-liked downtown Montreal boutique hotel near Metro offers rooms with jacuzzi & balcony
Getting Around
This hotel is a 6-minute walk to the Henry F. Hall Building.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, newspapers
  • Guests liked their clean and comfortable rooms with modern decor
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent in online surveys
  • Guests loved the location, close to Metro, bus stop, universities, restaurants and shops
  • First class service by great personnel said guests
Cons
  • A few guests complained of small rooms and bathrooms
  • Valet parking is $27 per night
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Book from ~$122 CAD
Trendy boutique hotel in a prime location of downtown Montreal with free Wi-Fi
Getting Around
This hotel is a 7-minute walk from the entrance of the Henry F. Hall Building on the university campus.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and wired Internet, free continental breakfast
  • Numerous guests praised their modern and clean rooms
  • The hotel's central location pleased many lodgers
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
Cons
  • Several guest reported instances of noise transfer during their stay
  • A few reviewers complained of the $200 deposit required upon check-in
  • Parking is extra cost and available in a public lot behind the hotel
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Book from ~$167 CAD
Central downtown location, two on-site restaurants, clean rooms with mini-fridges
Getting Around
This hotel is an 8-minute walk from the entrance of the Henry F. Hall Building, which is the closest point of access on the university campus.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers found the hotel well located within walking distance of downtown attractions
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • Many guests found their rooms small
  • Several reviewers complained about hearing noise in the halls
  • A few guests were unhappy that the parking was located across the street
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Book from ~$159 CAD
Well-liked and pet-friendly downtown Montreal luxury hotel with modern decor & fine dining 
Getting Around
This hotel is an 8-minute walk from the Henry F. Hall Building on the university campus.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, mineral water, pet stays
  • Friendly, professional staff, said numerous reviewers
  • Location ideal for accessing restaurants, shops and metro on foot
  • Very clean rooms with very comfortable beds said guests
  • Many guests enjoyed meals on site
Cons
  • Valet parking is $35 per day
  • A few guests found their rooms a little compact
  • Some guests found the restaurant prices too high
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Downtown, budget-friendly with clean rooms and friendly staff, according to guest reviews
Getting Around
This hotel is an 8-minute walk from the Henry F. Hall Building on the university campus.
Pros
  • Free wireless Internet in all rooms and public areas
  • Friendly, helpful staff, according to many guest reviewers
  • Central downtown location close to attractions and services
  • Good choice for a budget-conscious traveller looking for a clean hotel, according to some guests
Cons
  • No on-site parking
  • Basic hotel may not appeal to guests requiring more amenities, according to some reviews

Tips For Staying Near Concordia University

Location
Concordia University's main campus is located in downtown Montreal in the area known as Quartier Concordia. By enrollment, it is one of the largest universities in Canada with more than 45,000 students enrolled in 2012. It's one of two universities in Montreal where English is the primary language of instruction.

Located in the downtown core, the Sir George Williams Campus of Concordia University is surrounded by a combination of office buildings, shops, restaurants, entertainment, houses and condos.
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Parking
There are two public indoor parking lots at the university, one at the McConnell Library Building and one at the Faubourg Tower. Each lot has varying hours and rates, which can be found on the university's website.

There are also permit parking lots for students, faculty and staff of the university located at the Samuel Bronfman building. Rates and additional details for these lots can also be found on the university's website.
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Getting Around: Free Shuttle
There is a free shuttle service offered by the university that travels between this campus and the Loyola Campus. The shuttle bus runs from Monday to Friday with varying hours and the ride takes approximately 20 minutes. The stop for this shuttle bus is located outside of the Hall Building front doors.

It is noted that although the ride is free, students, alumni, staff and faculty must have their I.D. card to board and travel on this bus.
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Getting Around: Walking
All of the hotels listed below are under a 10-minute walk from the university so driving or public transit may not be necessary to travel between the university and your hotel. 

There is an underground walking system in downtown Montreal, however, none of the walking paths from the university to any of the hotels below access the underground.
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Dining
This campus has eight dining areas including a dining hall, a bistro area and six cafes. Within the dining areas, there are popular take-out options such as Tim Hortons, Starbucks and Pizza Pizza. 

The university has a separate website just for its dining options that includes a map of the dining areas around campus as well as detailed information for each restaurant.
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Entertainment
There is one theatre, the D.B. Clarke Theatre, located on the campus. It hosts dance, theatrical and musical productions by the students of the university. There are also four cinemas located on the campus that host film festivals and films by students.

There are three galleries on the Sir George Williams campus, featuring varying exhibitions and displays by both students and well-known artists.
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