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Les Studios Hotel Montreal

5.3 | Mediocre
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Guests found clean rooms and cheap room rates, but several guest concerns

Pros
  • Free local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the subway
  • The staff were complimented for their friendly service by a couple of guests
Cons
  • Several guests were not happy with the shared bathrooms
  • Several reviewers thought that the rooms were too small
  • A few guests found the beds uncomfortable
  • A few guests described unpleasant smells in the halls
  • A couple of reviewers were disappointed that their rooms were not equipped with air conditioning
  • A few guests complained about the parking fee ($15 per day)
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 4, 2014
Overview
This property is a student residence building for the University of Montreal and is open to the public for accommodations from May 1st to August 24th.

This property is located on the west side of Mount Royal and is within a 5-minute walk of the nearest subway station. Offering few in-room amenities and shared bathrooms, these accommodations are best suited for guests looking for basic and budget-friendly rooms.

All rooms are smoke free and include free local calls, a sink, a desk and a mini-fridge. Shared bathrooms and showers are available on each floor. Irons and ironing boards, fans and hair dryers are available upon request and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

Suites at this property feature en suite bathrooms, while business and executive suites also include a kitchenette (a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker and dishes).

Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms for an additional fee of $5 daily or $30 per week. Parking is available on site for $15 per day or $35 per week.

A continental breakfast buffet is available daily from 7:30 am to 9:30 am for an extra fee of $7.50 per person.

Other on-site amenities include meeting rooms, lounges on each floor with a TV and microwave, a games room, a self-serve kitchen and vending machines. 

The CEPSUM Sports Centre, on campus, is a 4-minute walk away and includes a pool and fitness centre. Day passes are available for $11. 

The Holocaust Museum is 6 minutes away by car, while downtown Montreal is about a 12-minute drive away. Downtown attractions include shopping and dining on St. Catherine Street, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and the Place des Arts. The Old Port area, which includes cobblestone streets, galleries and sidewalk cafes, is about 15 minutes away by car, depending on traffic.

Olympic Stadium, the Biodome and the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) are all about 20 to 30 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, there were a mix of positive and negative opinions found for this property.

The rooms were often described as clean. A few guests added that the shared bathrooms were clean, but some other reviewers disagreed (see below).

Many guests found the location convenient for walking to on-campus destinations and the subway.

Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable, but a few guests expressed concerns about the price of their room (see below for more details).

The staff were complimented for their friendly service by a couple of guests.
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The Bad
There were many common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

Several guests thought that the rooms were too small, while a few reviewers said that the beds uncomfortable. A couple of guests complained that the rooms did not have air conditioning and these guests found their rooms uncomfortably warm. A few guests noted unpleasant smells in the halls.

The shared bathrooms did not suit several guests and a couple of these guests said that the shared bathroom facilities did not meet their cleanliness expectations.

A few guests complained about paying additional fees for parking ($15 per day).

While many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, a few reviewers thought that this property did not offer good value for the money they spent and a couple of guests thought that the breakfast should have been included in the room price.

As mentioned above, many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the subway and on-campus destinations. But a few guests found the hotel too far from the downtown area and a couple of reviewers mentioned that there was no shopping nearby.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 2.8 out of 5, with 79% of 112 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #130 out of 170 hotels, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 56 reviews. 
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
5.3
Mediocre
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156 / out of 166
hotels in Montreal

Rated 5.3/10 based on 510 reviews

Ranked #156 out of 166 hotels in Montreal

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Map Marker Les Studios Hotel Montreal
2450 Boul. Édouard-Montpetit, Montreal, QC