Updated Sep 21, 2012
Le Germain Hotel Montreal is located on Mansfield Street, in the heart of downtown Montreal. The hotel is popular with both business and leisure travellers looking for a contemporary, centrally located hotel with luxury-style amenities. more
The hotel features 101 rooms and suites. Guests may choose a room with one queen or one king bed, or a suite with 1 king bed and an apartment-style layout. All rooms feature a goose down duvet and feather pillows (hypoallergenic comforters and pillows available upon request), a 42" flat-screen TV, a clock radio with iPod docking station, and a workstation with ergonomic chair and connectivity panel. In addition to the standard room amenities, some of the suites feature a two-floor layout, a kitchen, and a fireplace.
Guests are provided with a complimentary breakfast in the hotel's restaurant, Laurie Raphaël, which is also open for lunch and dinner and specializes in Quebec cuisine. There is also a bar and a self-serve complimentary espresso bar in the hotel lobby. Guests may also enjoy the free Wi-Fi from anywhere in the hotel, as well as the on-site fitness centre. Valet parking is available for $27/day. Pets are allowed for an additional $35/night.
The hotel is a 5-minute walk from the McGill metro station. From there, guests can reach the train station (at Bonaventure metro) and bus station (at Berri-UQAM metro) in 15 minutes. Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is about 20 km from the hotel, a 20- to 40-minute drive, depending on traffic conditions.
There are many services and attractions in the immediate area. McGill University and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts are a 5-minute walk from the hotel, as are the upscale boutiques on both Sherbrooke and St. Catherine Streets. There are numerous restaurant and nightlife options in the immediate area. For guests wishing to explore Old Montreal and Chinatown, they are about a 25-minute walk from the hotel, or a 15-minute metro ride. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were very positive.
Many reviewers described their rooms and the hotel as "stylish and chic" and "hip, but unpretentious". Many reviewers described the rooms as spacious, clean, and comfortable with plenty of storage space.
There were several comments praising the staff for going out of their way to provide friendly, professional service.
Several guests also liked the offerings at the free breakfast, which was described as including croissants, french toast, crepes, bagels, toast, cereals, yogourt, juice and coffee. Some reviewers also praised the hotel restaurant for its excellent cuisine beyond breakfast, which one satisfied reviewer described as "bold".
The hotel's central downtown location was also deemed convenient and ideal. One reviewer liked that there were a metro station, a Bixi bike rental stand, and taxis available around the corner from the hotel. There were also many comments from reviewers who found the hotel ideal for both business trips and romantic getaways.
There were very few negative comments of the hotel in the reviews consulted for this analysis. more
Of those criticisms, they were minor and scattered. A few reviewers found the hotel's contemporary decor to be a bit too "cold" for their tastes, and a few were disappointed that the restaurant closed at 10:30 pm, but were satisfied to be provided with a variety of restaurant delivery menus.
reviewers ranked this hotel #14 of 167 in Montreal, and rated it 4.5 out of 5, based on 161 reviews.
Booking.com reviewers rated this hotel 9.2 out of 10, based on 100 reviews.
Hotels.com reviewers rated this hotel 4.7 out of 5, based on 22 reviews.