In choosing hotels that would be suitable for someone looking to be close the the Royal Victoria Hospital, we looked for hotels there were going to provide the best value for the dollar, while still being close enough to the hospital so that you could easily walk or drive. Fortunately, there are a lot of hotels in the general vicinity to choose from. Our top two picks are both within 1 km of the hospital, scored well with previous guests, and while priced in the mid-range, represent good value. 

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Editor's Top 10 Picks

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Book from ~C$308 
Popular downtown Montreal hotel near McGill University with restaurant and valet parking 
The Best Western is a well-liked hotel with very friendly staff. Guests say they show kind attention and make guests feel at home. Guests also enjoyed eating at the cafe for breakfast and the restaurant which offers international cuisine was also highly commended.

It's a little older, but clean, with spacious rooms and comfy beds, and it's located near to everything, but on a quieter street. All rooms come with a mini-fridge which can be an important convenience to guests. Wi-Fi is free and parking is currently an additional $25. 

The Best Western Ville Marie is only 2 minutes from the hospital by car. 

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 ~C$265 
Popular downtown Montreal hotel near Metro with indoor rooftop pool, restaurant & free Wi-Fi
The Hilton achieved some high scores online, with a high recommendation rate. Guests liked the location, the reasonable prices, the good service, the in-room fridges and microwaves, the Keurig coffee machines, the comfy beds and spacious rooms. Some said that there was a nice restaurant on site. Wi-Fi is included, but parking is currently an extra $24.50.

The Hilton Garden Inn is about the same distance from the Royal Vic Hospital as the Best Western Ville Marie (as the crow flies), and only 3 minutes by car.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout hotel
  • Located close to summer festivals and many other attractions
  • Very clean and comfortable rooms, according to many reviews
  • Rooftop indoor pool and deck
  • Numerous reviewers enjoyed the overall service and atmosphere at the hotel
Cons
  • A few reviewers found the hotel's parking and restaurant overpriced
  • Self-parking is $24.95 plus tax per day
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Book from ~C$374 
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 ~C$279 
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 ~C$286 
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 ~C$158 
Quaint boutique hotel in Montreal's downtown near to Metro offers suites with jacuzzi  

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 ~C$411 
Highly praised downtown Montreal hotel near Bell Centre with popular restaurant and lounge

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 ~C$108 
Popular Montreal budget hotel near Metro and parking with clean rooms and free Wi-Fi 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi
  • Clean and comfortable rooms said guests
  • Many appreciated the good value of this hotel's rooms
  • Location was convenient to Metro, restaurants, shopping, entertainment venues and Old Montreal
  • Wi-Fi rated very good by guests
  • Staff were well liked, kind and friendly
Cons
  • No elevator
  • No parking on site
  • Some guests found the area a little noisy at times
  • Many pointed out the many stairs to the rooms
  • Some found the area near the hotel risqué
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Book from ~C$202 
Highly praised Montreal hotel near Metro with restaurant, kitchenettes and jacuzzi suites

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Friendly, helpful staff, according to many guests
  • Spacious, comfortable rooms according to many reviewers
  • Many reviewers appreciated the rooms' African-themed decor
  • Guests liked the location in walking distance of bars and restaurants in the Latin Quarter and Plateau neighbourhoods
  • All rooms have kitchenettes
  • Some guests said the Wi-Fi was a strong signal
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Valet parking is $25 plus tax per day
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Summer hotel in downtown Montreal student residence near Metro with free Wi-Fi  

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were often described as clean and comfortable
  • Location was excellent, near Metro, restaurants, shops and downtown attractions
  • Staff were friendly and helpful
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by guests
Cons
  • Parking is off site (next door) and $25 per day with no in-out privileges
  • Some found that housekeeping lacked attention to detail
  • Noise from the hallway, elevators, construction and street a problem for some guests

5 Other Hotels Close to Royal Victoria Hospital

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Close to McGill with great staff, but some concerns with no elevator and shared bathrooms
Location
On a tree-lined residential street near the McGill campus, the University Bed & Breakfast is an approximate 4-minute drive (or 7-minute walk), from the hospital.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast
  • The hotel's location was deemed close to McGill University and public transit by many guests
  • Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's staff for their friendly and professional service
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and cozy rooms
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed there was no elevator
  • Some reviewers found sharing a bathroom to be inconvenient
  • On-site parking was limited according to a couple of lodgers
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Book from ~C$123 
Pet-friendly downtown Montreal hotel near Metro with suites, full kitchens and free Wi-Fi
Location
On Park Avenue by Cora's restaurant, the Parc Suites Hotel in downtown Montreal is in  just a 3-minute drive, or 12-minute walk, from the hospital.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • The friendly and accommodating staff were a source of many compliments by guests
  • The rooms were found to be well-equipped and clean by numerous reviewers
  • The hotel's proximity to Mont-Royal and public transit was praised by several lodgers
Cons
  • Noise disturbances were reported by a few reviewers
  • No elevator
  • Parking is $15 plus tax per night
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Friendly, helpful staff, and clean, comfortable rooms, according to many guest reviewers
Location
Located on a main road across from a grocery store in downtown Montreal, this Quality Hotel is a 3-minute drive or 16-minute walk from the hospital.
Money-saving
A compassionate rate is provided for those visiting the Royal Victoria Hospital, based on availability. Please contact the hotel directly about this rate.
Pros
  • Free wireless Internet in all rooms
  • Central location near attractions and services
  • Clean and comfortable rooms, according to many guest reviews
  • Friendly and helpful staff, according to numerous reviews
  • Tim Horton's restaurant on-site
Cons
  • Indoor parking lot, at $18/day, small and expensive, according to a few guest reviewers
  • Some noise in the area because of construction, said a few reviewers
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Book from ~C$101 
Apartment-style rooms with kitchens ideal for longer stays, according to guest reviewers
Location
Surrounded by high-rise apartment and office buildings in downtown Montreal, L'Appartement Hotel is a 3-minute drive or 15-minute walk from the hospital.
Pros
  • Free breakfast, free wireless Internet throughout the hotel
  • Apartment-style rooms with full kitchenettes
  • All rooms feature private balcony
  • Rooftop indoor heated pool and sundeck
Cons
  • Indoor parking lot located down the street from hotel was inconvenient for some guest reviewers
  • A few guest reviewers found the hotel old and outdated
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Book from ~C$130 
Luxurious rooms in central downtown location, close to universities
Location
On busy Sherbrooke Street only a 2-minute drive to the hospital is the highly-rated Hotel Omni Mont-Royal. The hospital is also reachable on foot in 14 minutes.
Pros
  • Clean, tasteful rooms, said many reviewers
  • Friendly, helpful staff, according to many reviews
  • Ideal location, according to business and leisure travellers
Cons
  • Some reviewers found the restaurant overpriced

Tips For Staying Near Royal Victoria Hospital

Location
The Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH), at the McGill University Health Centre, includes the Allan Memorial Institute (AMI) and is located in the borough of Ville-Marie at the base of Mount Royal. The hospital is Quebec's primary transplant centre, started the first palliative care unit in Canada and developed a treatment for Parkinson's Disease.
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Parking
Parking is available at four lots surrounding the hospital.

Reduced-rate parking permits can be purchased by certain patients: including dialysis, transplant, oncology and radiotherapy patients, Day Hospital patients receiving treatment and parents of premature babies. A form from the clinic will be required to purchase this pass.


For a lot map, please visit the website.
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Getting Around
The Trans-Canada Highway is an approximate 13-minute drive away, while the Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is an approximate 25-minute drive from the hospital.

All of the below-mentioned hotels can be accessed on foot from the hospital within approximately16 minutes.

For more useful information, visitors may want to consult the online a visitor's guide to the McGill University Health Centre, which includes information on the Royal Victoria Hospital.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
A number of bus routes (129, 107, 80) serve the the hospital and all of the below-mentioned hotels, however, some of the routes are approximately the same travel time as walking (maximum 15 minutes on foot), and often include walking distances of anywhere between 5 and 11 minutes. 

The closest metro train station is McGill Station, at an approximate 10-minute walk away.

The Société de transport de Montréal operates the transit system throughout Montreal. Single-ride fares are $3. A variety of multiple-ride and unlimited-ride passes can also be purchased. For more information, visit their website.
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Dining
The cafeteria is open daily and is located on the third floor of the surgical pavilion. 

There are also three coffee shops on the property: one in the Ross building, another in the Allan Memorial Institute and one near the main entrance. They are all operated by the Auxiliary volunteer group and proceeds are donated to the hospital.
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Money-saving
With the exception of the Quality Inn, none of the below-mentioned hotels offer a specific medical rate for those with an appointment at the Royal Victoria. 
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