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Hotel Park Avenue

5.3 | Mediocre
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Central location and affordable rates, but small bathrooms, say guests

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to shopping and Mont-Royal Park
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's affordable rates
  • Several reviewers complimented the staff for being helpful and knowledgeable
Cons
  • Some guests reported worn decor and very small bathrooms
  • Noise transfer was mentioned by a few guests
  • No parking
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 28, 2013
Overview
Located about a 12-minute drive from Montreal's city centre in the Plateau Mont-Royal district, the Hotel Park Avenue is suited to travellers who require an economical hotel with free Wi-Fi and extended kitchen amenities.

This hotel has 28 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a lounge chair and a telephone. Standard rooms offer one or two double beds. Rooms with a wet bar and/or a sofabed are also available. The hotel offers a business centre, a terrace, a fully-equipped common kitchen and guest laundry facilities. The hotel does not offer parking, wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available, and pets are not permitted.

Tourtiere Australienne, Restaurant Fourchette D'or and Traiteur Goosto offer off-site dining within a 1-minute walk from the hotel. McGill University is about a 6-minute drive southeast. Promenades Cathedrale provides shopping 7 minutes away by car.

There are several bus stops within a 5-minute walk of the hotel, and Mont-Royal Metro Station is roughly a 15-minute walk northeast of the hotel. Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is about a 25-minute drive southwestward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, no parking, pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible. Call date: April 25, 2013.
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The Good
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis commonly had a positive response to the hotel's location, value and staff.

Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's location. They found it to be close to Mont-Royal Park, McGill University, shopping, restaurants, Mont-Royal Metro, a grocery store and a Bixi Bikes outlet.

Many guests were pleased with the hotel's value, describing the rates as affordable, reasonable, very good and cheap.

Several lodgers complimented the level of customer service they received during their stays. They characterized the staff as helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating.

Several reviewers also described their rooms as clean, however, there were some room complaints (see below).
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The Bad
Negative comments in reviews consulted for this analysis most commonly mentioned the hotel's rooms and noise transfer.

While the majority of reviewers described their accommodations as clean, some guests had complaints about their rooms. They reported outdated decor and furniture, uncomfortably small bathrooms and various plumbing issues.

Noise transfer was mentioned by a few lodgers. They reported being able to hear guests in rooms overhead, as well as noise disturbances in street-facing rooms. These guests recommended light sleepers book rooms that don't face the street.
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Expedia.com guests reviews rated the hotel 2.9 out of 5 with a 69% recommendation rate from 124 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #135 out of 169 Montreal hotels with an average rating of 2 out of 5 from 47 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 5.8 out of 5 from 22 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 25, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
5.3
Mediocre
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Rated 5.3/10 based on 562 reviews

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4544 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC