Updated Aug 28, 2012
The hotel Le Roberval is located in downtown Montreal, adjacent to the Latin Quarter district. Rooms with kitchenettes are available at this hotel, making it a popular choice with budget-conscious travellers, or those on longer stays.
There are 76 rooms at this 6-floor hotel. Guests can choose a studio with 1 queen bed or a 1- or 2-bedroom suite with 1 or 2 double or queen beds. Suites with fully-equipped kitchenettes are also available upon request. All rooms feature an LCD flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, a coffeemaker with coffee, air conditioning, and a desk.
The hotel provides free Wi-Fi in all its rooms and common areas, as well as a free daily continental breakfast. Parking is available at an underground parking lot 1 street away from the hotel for $15+tax/day. Self-service laundry facilities are available at the hotel, as is a computer with Internet in the lobby.
The hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Berri-UQAM metro station, which is the centre for 3 of Montreal’s 4 metro lines, as well as the bus station and a stop for the 747 airport shuttle, which takes travellers to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport for $8.
Many of Montreal's popular neighbourhoods, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and other attractions are close to the hotel. The vibrant restaurant and nightlife of the Gay Village, the Latin Quarter, St. Denis Street, and St. Laurent Boulevard are a 5-minute walk from the hotel, while Chinatown and Old Montreal are about a 15-minute walk. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Front desk agent (call date: August 27, 2012): confirmed parking, Wi-Fi services and availability of rooms with kitchens.
Overall, the hotel received many positive comments in the reviews used for this analysis, particularly for its location and rooms.
Thee were numerous comments that the hotel rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable. Many reviewers who had stayed in rooms with kitchens, some with their families, commented that they appreciated the convenience and savings the kitchen provided and the comfort and spaciousness of the rooms.
There were also several comments that the staff were friendly and helpful and that the hotel location was convenient, with a metro station and many attractions within a 5-minute walk.
Many reviewers remarked that the hotel rates were reasonable and that it was good value for money overall.
Although there were many positive comments in the reviews used, there were also some criticisms of the hotel, mostly directed toward the parking and the immediate neighbourhood.
Some guests found the location of the hotel's indoor parking lot (a street over) to be inconvenient and expensive ($15+tax/day). A few reviewers said they opted to find street parking or other lots in the area.
There were also a few comments that the hotel's location, while convenient, was in a bit of a shady area, with some homelessness and panhandling in the immediate area.
reviewers ranked this hotel #66 of 167 in Montreal, and rated it 3.5 out of 5, based on 215 reviews. Hotels.com
reviewers rated this hotel 3.9 out of 5, based on 168 reviews. Booking.com
reviewers rated this hotel 7.8 out of 10, based on 91 reviews.Expedia.ca
reviewers rated this hotel 4 out of 5, with a recommendation rate of 88%, based on 107 reviews. Front desk agent (call date: August 27, 2012): confirmed parking, Wi-Fi services and availability of rooms with kitchens.