OverviewLocated in Montreal's entertainment district (Quartier des Spectacles) and a 3-minute walk from the Saint-Laurent metro station, the Hotel Quartier des Spectacles Montreal is popular with travellers who prefer economical boutique-style accommodations with extended kitchen amenities and close to public transit.
This hotel has 18 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, an iron and ironing board, and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer one double bed, while rooms with kitchens and sofabeds are also available.
otel offers breakfast for $7/day, and no parking is not available on site. Pets are not permitted and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.
Nearby dining can be found at La Belle Province and St. Cyr, which can both be found within a one-minute walk of the hotel, and shopping is available along the St. Catherine Street, where the hotel is situated.
The Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art is approximately a 4-minute walk southwest of the Hotel Quartier des Spectacles, while the University of Quebec at Montreal can be found 6 minutes northeast on foot. The Montreal Symphony House is about a 3-minute walk westward, and Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is roughly a 20-minute drive southwest of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, no on-site parking, pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible (Call Date: February 18, 2013)
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
Many guests complimented the hotel's location and described it as central, fun and lively, as well as close to McGill University, the Metro, restaurants, shopping, a supermarket, clubs and festival venues.
The hotel's staff were praised by numerous reviewers. They were characterized as helpful, welcoming and bilingual, with one lodger expressing, "Everyone on staff is very friendly and capable of dispensing great advice about the area".
Several lodgers were pleased with their rooms. They described them as bright, clean, modern, well-equipped and spacious, with comfortable beds.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints among them about noise transfer, the lack of elevator, and lack of on-site parking.
Some guests complained of noise disturbances during their stay and reported being able to hear footsteps above and below from other guests, as well as street noise. These reviewers recommended booking rooms that were not front-facing.
A few reviewers were disappointed the hotel did not have an elevator and described carrying heavy luggage up stairs. It should be noted however, that some guests reported the staff were very helpful in carrying luggage for patrons when asked.
A few lodgers described the overnight off-site parking as expensive and a few minutes' walk away, which they found to be inconvenient.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.4 out of 10 from 172 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 from 103 reviews.TripAdvisor.com
guest reviews ranked the hotel #41 out of 147 Montreal B&B and Inns from 41 reviews.The author called the hotel on February 18, 2013 to verify some information.