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Hotel Dauphin Montreal Downtown

9.0 | Excellent
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Central downtown location near the Congress Centre, clean and modern rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring downtown Montreal on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several reviewers indicated that they were likely to return
  • A few guests found the in-room desktop computers to be a value-added feature
Cons
  • A few guests found their mattresses uncomfortably firm
  • A couple of reviewers described their rooms as uncomfortably cold
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 11, 2012
Overview
This property is ideally located for guests looking to access the adjacent Montreal Congress (convention) Centre in downtown Montreal. This hotel also caters to business travellers and offers amenities such as in-room computers, free Wi-Fi and free newspapers.

This hotel is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a desktop computer, free newspapers delivered to guest rooms, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, heated bathroom floor, a DVD player, a 32" flat screen TV and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one king bed or two queen beds. Suites offer more spacious bedroom and bathroom areas and are furnished with one king bed.

Parking is available on-site for $24 per night and additional parking is available at the adjacent Montreal Congress Centre ($20 per 24 hours). Pets are not permitted.

A free breakfast is served from 6 am to 10 am on weekdays and from 6 am to 11 am on weekends.

Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, self-serve washer and dryer and dry cleaning service.

The shopping district on Sainte-Catherine Street is a 9-minute walk away, while Montreal Central Station is 8 minutes away on foot. The Bell Centre (sports arena and concert venue) is 14 minutes away on foot, while the McGill University campus may be accessed in about an 18-minute walk (or a 5-minute drive). The Place des Arts (museum) is a 10-minute walk away. The Montreal International Airport (YUL) is about a 20-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Many guests indicated that they were pleasantly surprised by their experience at this hotel, given the reasonable room rates they paid (among the reviews used for this analysis). Several reviewers also stated that they were likely to return to this property in the future.

Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and well appointed with modern furnishings. A couple of guests specifically praised the hardwood floors in their room, while a couple of other guests appreciated the high ceilings. A few reviewers found their rooms to be quiet.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service and one guest stated that the staff members were fluently bilingual.

Many guests found the location of this property to be central to attractions in downtown Montreal, including Old Montreal. Reviewers described walking to the Montreal Congress Centre, shopping on Sainte-Catherine Street and Central Station.

Many guests mentioned the free Wi-Fi service as a value-added feature and a few reviewers appreciated that their guest rooms were equipped with desktop computers.

Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast, however the breakfast received mixed reviews (see below for more details).
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The Bad
As mentioned above, most guests described positive overall experiences at this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However there were a few aspects of this hotel that concerned some guests.

A few guests complained that their mattresses were uncomfortably firm and a couple of reviewers said that their rooms were cold. One reviewer mentioned that her room was cold upon arrival. Another guest, who stayed at this hotel in November, suspected that the heat had not yet been turned on at the property.

A few reviewers complained that the on-site parking facility had minimal parking spots and that having to access parking spaces at the Montreal Congress Centre could pose a challenge (one reviewer said it was "confusing").

As mentioned above, the free breakfast received mixed reviews. While many guests thought that the free breakfast was a value-added feature, a few reviewers thought that the selection could have been improved by adding hot items (such as bacon and eggs). A couple of guests thought that the breakfast room was crowded.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.7 out of 5, with 97% of 225 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #21 out of 166 properties in Montreal, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 215 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 9.1 out of 10, based on 191 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Montreal

Rated 9.0/10 based on 1890 reviews

Ranked #28 out of 166 hotels in Montreal

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Map Marker Hotel Dauphin Montreal Downtown
1025 Rue De Bleury, Montreal, QC