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About a 15-minute drive from Montreal, good rates, clean but basic rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's rates compared to downtown Montreal hotels
  • Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to Montreal and highway access
  • Several travellers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
Cons
  • Some guests complained about the $200 mandatory security deposit
  • A few lodgers complained about the lack of in-room hair dryers and clothing storage
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 5, 2013
Overview
Overlooking the Saint Lawrence River and about a 6-minute drive from Brossard's city centre along Highway 132, Motel Du Fleuve is geared towards travellers who require a centrally located stopover hotel with easy highway access, extended kitchen amenities and an outdoor pool.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk and a table with two chairs. Rooms with a separate bedroom, a mini-fridge, a microwave and/or stove and a wet bar are also available, and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible. 

Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, a bar, a business centre and free parking. Pets are not permitted and the hotel is non-smoking. A $200 security deposit is required upon check-in.

Montreal's city centre, Montreal Casino and the Bell Centre are all about a 12-minute drive from the hotel, while the Country Club of Montreal can be found 9 minutes away by car. Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is roughly a 20-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible, $200 security deposit required upon check-in. (Call Date: October 17, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, location, rooms and staff.

Many guests praised the hotel's rates, describing them as excellent, cheap and great. One lodger noted, "We liked the location nearby Old Montreal and Downtown at a fraction of the price".

The hotel's location was enjoyed by numerous reviewers, who found it close to Montreal, highway access, the Saint Lawrence River, jogging/bicycle paths and Tim Hortons. One patron remarked, "It's well located when you want to be close to Montreal and the south shore at the same time".

Several travellers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, well appointed, newly renovated and quiet, with beautiful city and river views and comfortable beds. A few guests complained about their lodgings however (see below).

The hotel's staff were complimented by several lodgers, who characterized them as friendly, helpful and accommodating. One patron stated, "The people operating this motel are nice and friendly. They care about the customers and their wishes. Special kudos to the front desk people and the young cleaning lady".
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the hotel's security deposit and rooms.

Some guests complained about the hotel's mandatory $200 security deposit, which is required upon check-in. They found this to be an unnecessary inconvenience.

Although the majority of lodgers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms, a few reviewers complained about their accommodations. They reported no in-room hair dryers, no storage space for clothing and no in-room phones.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.6 out of 10 from 53 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.5 out of 5 with an 89% recommendation rate from 37 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 of 10 Brossard hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 10 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 17, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Map Marker Motel Du Fleuve
5800 Marie-Victorin Boulevard, Brossard, QC