Residence La CitadelleResidence La Citadelle

Residence La Citadelle

8.5 | Very Good

Recommended by guests as budget friendly, centrally located, clean & comfortable

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot
  • The room rates were thought to be reasonable by many guests
  • The staff were complimented for their friendly service by a few guests
  • A couple of guests thought that the beds were comfortable
Cons
  • No on-site dining and no on-site parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 6, 2014
Overview
This property is a university residence that provides public accommodations during the summer months and is centrally located in downtown Montreal. With no on-site dining and few on-site amenities, this property is well suited for guests looking for budget-friendly accommodations in downtown Montreal in the summer.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, an en suite bathroom, a flat screen TV, a desk, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Wheelchair-accessible units are available.

Off-site parking is available within a 5-minute walk, at a separately owned facility, and parking fees are about $25 per day. 

Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, common living areas and a guest laundry facility. This property does not offer on-site dining and pets are not permitted.

McGill University, Mount Royal, the Place des Arts, the nearest subway station, the Contemporary Art Museum of Montreal and shopping and dining on Saint Catherine Street are all located within a 15-minute walk of this property. 

The Bell Centre and the Montreal Old Port area (cobblestone streets, art galleries and boutique shopping) are both about 20 minutes away by public transit.

The Olympic Stadium, the Biodome and the Montreal Botanical Gardens are all about 15 to 20 minutes away by car, while the Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is a 20- to 25-minute drive away. (All walking, public transit and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

The rooms were often described as clean and generally comfortable and one couple said, "we were very pleased to find that it didn't feel anything like a dorm at all. It was very much like a regular, modern/newly renovated hotel room." A few reviewers added that their rooms were spacious and well equipped with amenities, while a couple of guests found the beds comfortable.

Many reviewers found the location central for exploring the downtown area on foot.

The staff were complimented for their friendly service by a few guests.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, travellers considering this property may want to note that there is no on-site dining and no on-site parking. 

A couple of guests also thought that the shower water pressure was too weak.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #52 out of 170 hotels in Montreal, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 18 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 9 out of 10, based on 98 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.5
Very Good

Rated 8.5/10 based on 5 reviews

Ranked #60 out of 162 hotels in Montreal

Location
Map Marker Residence La Citadelle
410 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC