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Casa De Mateo Montreal

7.1 | Good

In Old Montreal, free continental breakfast, great rates/staff, mixed room reviews

  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to attractions, restaurants and public transit
  • Many lodgers enjoyed the hotel's budget-friendly rates
  • Several reviewers were pleased with their clean and functional rooms
  • Some guests reported no daily housekeeping and no in-room phones
  • A few lodgers complained because the hotel has no elevator and many stairs
  • No parking on site
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 4, 2013
Located about a 7-minute walk from Place d'Armes metro station in Old Montreal, the Auberge Casa de Mateo Montreal is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer a well-priced bed-and-breakfast-style hotel with extended kitchen amenities, on-site dining and easy access to public transit.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms and suites offers air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a kitchenette. Some rooms offer shared bathrooms, while some have private bathrooms, a full kitchen, a separate bedroom and a living room. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted. 

The hotel also offers laundry services, a tour desk, a free continental breakfast and on-site dining at Casa de Mateo Restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner daily. There is no parking available on site. 

Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal is about a 3-minute walk from the hotel, while Bonsecours Market can be found 10 minutes away on foot. Montreal Convention Centre is a 4-minute walk away and Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is 20 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, no parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 23, 2013)

The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, rates, staff and rooms.

Many guests praised the hotel's location, finding it to be in Old Montreal, as well as close to restaurants, attractions and the cruise terminal. One lodger remarked, "The Auberge Casa de Mateo in the Old City of Montreal is in a great location, within a short walk of the Notre Dame Cathedral, Rue St Paul, and is surrounded by many galleries, cafes and restaurants".

Numerous reviewers were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as budget friendly, cheap and inexpensive.

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by travellers. They were characterized as accommodating, friendly and attentive.

Several lodgers enjoyed their rooms at the hotel. They described their accommodations as clean, spacious and functional, with strong Wi-Fi signals and comfortable beds. A few guests were disappointed with aspects of their lodgings, however (see below).
The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms and lack of elevator. 

Although several lodgers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms, some guests complained about their accommodations. They reported dated decor, no daily maid service, old TVs, no in-room phones and some street noise.

The hotel's lack of elevator was an issue for a few reviewers. They complained about having to climb many stairs with heavy luggage in order to get to their rooms.

Show Sources
Sources guest reviews ranked the hotel #77 of 148 Montreal B&B and Inns with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 67 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 7.2 out of 10 from 54 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 3.3 out of 5 with a 74% recommendation rate from 42 reviews.

The author called the hotel on November 23, 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 Casa De Mateo Montreal
438 Saint-Francois-Xavier, Montreal, QC