Hotel Ruby Foo's is located on Decarie Boulevard, in the west end of Montreal, northwest of the downtown core. The hotel is particularly popular with business travellers, as it is near many businesses and located off the Decarie Expressway.
The hotel offers free parking at its outdoor parking lot, as well as free wireless Internet in all its common areas and rooms. It features a fitness centre which is open 24 hours a day, a spa, a seasonal outdoor pool, and seven meeting rooms.
The hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge on site. Restaurant Bianco Nero serves authentic Italian dishes and pizzas cooked in a wood-burning oven, and is open seven days a week, from 6:30 am to 11 pm. Ruby Foo's Lounge is the hotel bar, open from 11:30 am until 11 pm.
Guests can choose from three guest room options: a room with 1 king-size bed, a room with 2 queen-size beds, or a studio-kitchenette, which comes with 1 queen-size bed, a pull-out couch, and a kitchenette. All rooms are equipped with a work desk, a 32-inch LCD flat-screen TV and pay-per-view movies, a coffeemaker with coffee and tea, a mini-fridge, an alarm clock radio, 2 velour robes, a hair-dryer, an iron and ironing board, and phone with voice mail.
The hotel is located about 8km from the downtown core, or about a 15-minute drive. The Namur metro station is a 2-minute walk from the hotel, and about a 20-minute ride into downtown. The hotel is located across the street from the Decarie Expressway, a major autoroute. It is 10km, an approxmate 15-minute drive, to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.
There are several restaurants in the area, particularly of the fast-food variety. The Orange Julep restaurant, a Montreal landmark, is across the street from the hotel. There are also some shops in the area, about a 10-minute walk from the hotel, including a Wal-Mart and some discount outlets. It is about 6km, or a 15-minute drive, from the western slope of Mount Royal, which includes Beaver Lake. In the winter, the small man-made lake becomes a popular ice-skating rink, and in the summer it is a pleasant area for walking, biking, and picnics. Also in that area is St. Joseph's Oratory, a basilica that is a major tourist attraction in the city (all distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps).