Located roughly a 15-minute drive from Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport (YUL) and about a 9-minute drive from Technoparc Montreal, the Holiday Inn Pointe Claire Montreal Airport is geared toward business and vacation travellers who require an airport hotel with conference space and extended kitchen amenities.
This non-smoking hotel has 311 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, an in-room safe, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer two double beds, while king rooms with a sofabed are also available. Suites offer additional amenities such as a separate king bedroom and a kitchenette.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a business centre, a fitness room, meeting/banquet facilities, a convenience store, and a gift shop. A free airport shuttle runs roundtrip from 4:15 am to 12 am daily every half hour, and also stops at Dorval train station. Accessible rooms are available upon request, parking is free, and pets are not permitted.
On-site dining is offered at Marquis Bar & Grill (open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner), while several other dining and shopping options are available at Fairview Centre (about a 10-minute walk from the hotel over the Highway 40 pedestrian bridge).
The Holiday Inn Pointe Claire Montreal Airport is roughly a 23-minute drive to downtown Montreal and McGill University, while Cap-Saint-Jacques Nature park can be found about 20 minutes west by car. The Royal Montreal Golf Club is a 20-minute drive northwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, 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 rooms, location and staff.
Numerous guests were pleased their accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as clean, well-equipped and spacious, with modern decor, comfortable beds and linens and nice views of the city and Mont Royal.
The hotel's location was praised by many reviewers. They found the hotel to be close to the airport, Fairview Mall, public transit connecting to downtown Montreal, a grocery store, highway access, and shopping.
Several lodgers offered compliments to the hotel's staff. They characterized them as friendly, efficient and responsive, and also noted they provided speedy room service.
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints among them which included noise transfer and the price of the breakfast buffet.
While most guests enjoyed a quiet stay at the hotel, some reviewers complained of noise disturbances. They reported highway noise in rooms facing Highway 40, noise from guests in adjacent rooms with connecting doors, and a loud in-room heating unit.
A couple guests were disappointed with the price of the breakfast buffet at the on-site restaurant. Although the food was complimented, the prices were described as too expensive and pricey, especially by those who prefer a light breakfast.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 from 61 reviews.
Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3.9 out of 5 with an 73% recommendation rate from 37 reviews.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 out of 3 Pointe Claire hotels from 22 reviews.The author called the hotel on January 22, 2013 to verify some information.