Updated Jan 25, 2013
Located 2 minutes from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange and about a 13-minute drive from Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport (YUL), the Comfort Inn Montreal Aeroport is suitable for air or car travellers who require an economical hotel with easy highway access and a complimentary breakfast.
This hotel has 99 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer two double beds, and mini-fridges and microwaves are available upon request. Queen rooms provide a living area with a sofabed.
The hotel offers a business centre, free parking, a free continental breakfast, and a free 24-hour airport shuttle (pre-booking required), pets are permitted for a one-time charge of $25 per room, and accessible rooms are also available.
Restaurants nearby include Chez Cora's (a 7-minute walk southeast), and McKibbin's Irish Pub, which can be found 5 minutes away by car. Shopping is available at Fairview Pointe Claire (roughly a 15-minute walk across the Highway 40 pedestrian bridge), while La Ronde Amusement Park is about a 15-minute drive east of the hotel. Old Montreal is approximately a 20-minute drive eastward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $25/room per stay, wheelchair accessible. (Call date: January 22, 2013).
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's value, staff, and location.
Many reviewers felt this hotel provided good value. The free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and free airport shuttle were cited as factors which contributed to the hotel's worth.
The hotel's staff were a source of numerous compliments by lodgers. They were characterized as friendly, accommodating, bilingual and helpful in providing directions and area recommendations.
Several guests praised the hotel's location. They described it as close to the highway, the airport, Tim Hortons, and Fairview Mall, and also found it easy to locate.
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints among them, which included the lack of elevator, the rooms, and the free breakfast.
A few guests made mention that the hotel does not have an elevator. These guests found it inconvenient to have to carry their luggage up the stairs to their second floor rooms, and recommended that those with mobility issues book rooms on the first floor.
Although most reviewers were pleased with their accommodations, some guests were not satisfied and said the rooms were small, carpets and mattresses needed replacing, rooms had musty odours, and rooms were showing basic wear and tear.
Some guests said the breakfast room to be too small and they felt the breakfast hours should be lengthened. It should be mentioned however, that many reviewers were pleased with the variety and quality of the food.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 out of 3 Pointe Claire hotels from 51 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 7.8 out of 10 from 35 reviews.Expedia.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 3.4 out of 5 with an 79% recommendation rate from 19 reviews.
The author called the hotel on January 22, 2013 to verify some information.