OverviewLocated about a 6-minute walk from the Metro's Sherbrooke Station in the Plateau Mont Royal - Quartier Latin area, La Residence Du Voyageur is popular with travellers who prefer an economical and centrally-located hotel with a free breakfast.
This hotel has 28 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a private bathroom, and a telephone. Standard rooms offer one double bed, while rooms two double beds, a mini-fridge, a microwave and a work area are also available.
Hotel amenities include a free continental breakfast, a free weekday newspaper, and laundry facilities. Metred street parking is available nearby, pets are not permitted, and wheelchair accessible rooms are not offered.
Restaurants close by include Sabayon and Cafe Vienne, which are both within a 4-minute walk from the hotel, and shopping can be found at Place Dupuis, which can be found an 8-minute walk southeastward.
The Quartier des Spectacles (Montreal's entertainment district), is about a 10-minute walk south of the La Residence Du Voyageur, while The National Library and Archives of Quebec is roughly 9 minutes southeast on foot. La Ronde Amusement Park is a 7-minute drive east, and Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is about a 25-minute drive southwest of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on February 20, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, pets not permitted.
Many of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with praise going to the hotel's location, staff and value.
Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as being close to restaurants and shopping on St. Denis and Saint Laurent streets, as well close to the bus station, the metro, and Old Montreal.
The hotel's staff were a source of numerous compliments by guests. Staff were characterized as professional, friendly, and responsive. These guests also reported the staff being helpful with parking and providing directions and area suggestions.
Several reviewers felt the hotel provided good value. One guest remarked, "Great hotel if you are looking for cheap place to sleep in an expensive city", while another mentioned, "as long as you expect a budget style hotel, you will be very happy". These guests cited the free Wi-Fi, low prices and location as factors which contributed to the hotel's worth.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.
Although the majority of reviewers found their rooms to be clean, several guests were disappointed and described their rooms as having old and worn carpets and bedspreads, poor air quality, small showers, and a lack of hot water.
A few lodgers complained of noise transfer during their stays. They reported being able to hear neighbours in adjacent rooms and rooms overhead, and also mentioned the in-room heaters were somewhat noisy.
Hotels.com guest reviews ranked the hotel 2.9 out of 5 from 68 reviews.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #131 out of 166 Montreal hotels from 50 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 6.2 out of 10 from 38 reviews.The author called the hotel on February 20, 2013 to verify some information.