Updated Aug 24, 2012
The Courtyard by Marriott Montreal is located in Ville St. Laurent, an approximate 15-minute drive from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL). The hotel is popular with families and business travellers, as well as travellers staying overnight in Montreal before a connecting flight. more
There are 159 rooms in this 6-floor property. Guests can choose from 1 king bed and a sofabed, 2 queen beds, 2 queen beds and a sofabed, or 1 king bed and a whirlpool tub. All beds feature a pillowtop mattress, a featherbed and a duvet, and each room comes with a desk with an ergonomic chair, a mini-fridge, a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view movies, as well as a hair dryer, an iron, and a coffeemaker.
The hotel offers free on-site parking as well as free shuttle service to the airport. Guests can connect to the hotel's free Wi-Fi from their rooms or any common area. Amenities at the hotel include 7 meeting rooms, a business centre, a coin-operated laundry room, and an indoor heated pool. Orville Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and YUL Bar & Lounge serves drinks, snacks, and dinner. Room service is also available during restaurant service hours.
The hotel is about a 15-minute drive to the airport. The shuttle service picks guests up at the hotel every 30 minutes. Downtown Montreal is about a 20-minute drive away. The Cote Vertu metro station is about a 10-minute walk from the hotel and will take guests downtown in about 40 minutes.
There are many restaurants and services in the area. The Cote Vertu shopping centre, the Spheretech movie theatre, and several fast food and family-friendly restaurants such as Mike's and Cage aux Sports are a 5-minute walk from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The hotel received quite a bit of praise in the reviews used for this analysis. more
Many reviewers commented that check-in was quick and efficient and that staff service overall was friendly, efficient and helpful.
There were numerous comments that the hotel's guest rooms were spacious, comfortable, and clean, as was the hotel in general. One reviewer described the hotel as "bright, cheerful and clean".
The hotel was well suited for guests travelling on business and with young families. There were a few comments from business travellers that the hotel's business centre and its comfortable in-room work area made it ideal for business trips. And many reviewers traveling with kids appreciated the hotel's indoor pool and the proximity of attractions like a shopping centre, movie theatre, and family-friendly restaurants.
Many guests enjoyed the hotel's complementary services as well, such as the Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, the airport shuttle service, and the 24-hour coffee/tea station in the lobby.
While the hotel received primarily positive feedback, there were a few minor criticisms in the reviews used for this analysis. more
A few reviewers remarked that the the hotel was not ideal for guests wishing to be close to downtown, and that it was farther from the airport than they had expected (about 9 km).
reviewers rated this hotel 4.5 out of 5, based on 51 reviews.
Expedia.ca reviewers rated this hotel 4.7 out of 5, and gave it a 100% recommendation rate, based on 43 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com reviewers ranked this hotel #50 of 167 in Montreal, and rated it 4 out of 5, based on 85 reviews.