Formerly one of Canada's first post offices and located a 3-minute walk from the St. Lawrence River, the Auberge Manoir Ville-Marie is geared towards travellers who prefer an economical Bed & Breakfast with free parking.
This hotel has 24 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a desk, and a hair dryer. Please note certain rooms have a shared bathroom. Standard rooms offer one double bed, while two-bedroom suites and rooms with one queen bed and a jetted tub are also available.
Hotel amenities include a complimentary breakfast, laundry facilites, free parking (12 spots available), and a terrace. Pets are not permitted and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
Nearby dining options include Herboristerie Desjardins and Lallemand, which are both a 4-minute walk from the hotel. Le Centre Commercial Maisonneuve offers shopping and can be found 20 minutes westward.
La Ronde Amusement Park and Biosphere Environmental Museum (located on St. Helen's Island) are both about a 10-minute drive from the Auberge Manoir Ville-Marie, while Notre Dame Basilica and Old Montreal can be found 10 minutes south by car. The Metro's Frontenac Station is a 14-minute walk southwest, and Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is about 25-minute drive southwest. (All distances and travel time Estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking (12 spots available), free breakfast, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 7, 2013).
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's staff, value and rooms.
Numerous guests praised the hotel's staff. They were characterized as considerate, welcoming and helpful in offering suggestions on local attractions. One guest remarked, "The family owned hotel definitely makes you feel more at-home than all the chain hotels I have been to".
The hotel was found to provide good value by many reviewers. They described the hotel as being "extremely well-priced" with cheap and very reasonable rates. One guest mentioned, "The hotel is good for a budget-minded traveller".
Several guests enjoyed their accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as immaculate, spacious, and well-equipped, with cozy decor. It should be mentioned however, that a few guests reported the plumbing in the bathrooms needed to be upgraded, and that there were no phones in the rooms.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints about location and noise transfer.
Although many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to a Bixi Bike Station and Olympic Village, some guests were disappointed with its location. They described it as not being within walking distance of restaurants and bars, and recommended the hotel for those with a vehicle. It was also mentioned by a few guests they felt the location was sketchy and reported seeing what were thought to be prostitutes in the area.
A couple of guests complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported street noise from front-facing rooms, as well as noise from other guests having parties and a noisy air vent.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #62 out of 147 Montreal B&B and Inns from 136 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 7.5 out of 10 from 53 reviews.
The author called the hotel on February 7, 2013 to verify some information.