Budget-friendly Montreal hotel near Metro with free: Wi-Fi, breakfast & limited parking
- Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, limited parking on site, local calls
- Guests liked the location near restaurants and pubs and Metro
- Many guests found the staff helpful
- Renovated in 2012
- No elevator
- Indoor parking is available for $15.25 with tax
- Several guests found small rooms and bathrooms
- Some guests complained of limited housekeeping services
- A few guests complained of noise transfer from other rooms
- Some guests complained of uncomfortable beds
Updated Apr 13, 2015
The smoke-free hotel is housed in a 100-year-old converted Victorian mansion. Its 34 rooms were renovated in January 2012 and feature new carpets, furniture, fixtures, TVs and linens. Rooms are all equipped with a private bathroom, air conditioning, and cable TV. Guests may choose a room with 1 double bed, 1 queen bed, or larger rooms with 1 king or 2 queen beds. There is also a family room available, which can accommodate up to 8 people.
The hotel is a 7-minute walk to Sherbrooke metro station, and a 10-minute walk to Berri-UQAM metro station, which is the centre for 3 of Montreal’s 4 metro lines. The Berri-UQAM station is also home to the Greyhound bus station, as well as the 747 airport shuttle bus which takes travellers to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport for $8. The train station is 4 metro stops away, at Bonaventure station.
There are many attractions, restaurants, shops, and nightlife options within 1 to 2 km of the hotel. Parc Lafontaine is a 5-minute walk from the hotel, and St. Catherine Street, Chinatown, and Old Montreal are all within a 10-minute walk of the hotel. Also within a 10-minute walk are the Grande Bibliothèque, Montreal's largest library, and the lively restaurants and nightlife of both St. Denis Street and St. Laurent Boulevard (all travel time estimates: Google Maps).
Confirmed with the hotel on April 13, 2015: parking and pet fees, free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi
Many guest reviewers found the hotel to be well-located near the metro and tourist attractions. And although many reviewers acknowledged that the rooms were small, many said they were clean and comfortable.
There were also many comments in the reviews that the hotel staff members were very friendly, welcoming and helpful.
Some reviewers found the rooms and bathrooms too small, and that the hotel price was too high for the lack of space. There were a few comments that the hotel felt more like a hostel.
A few reviewers found the hotel's complimentary continental breakfast to be lacking in variety and substance.
4 out of 10 | Margarita stayed September 26, 2010
"This is the smallest hotel room I have ever been. When I booked this hotel via internet as well as I had spoken to the desk clerk, I was not told that it will be in the attic and it was very very very tiny room. Its not worth paying 96.00 dollars."