Located on the Trans-Canada Highway and about a 20-minute drive from Montreal's city centre, the Quality Suites Montreal Aeroport is popular with business and leisure travellers who require a hotel close to Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport (YUL) (roughly a 14-minute drive east) with an on-site restaurant and family suites.
This hotel has 161 air-conditioned suites, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer one queen bed, while King suites offer a separate living area with a sofabed. Family suites provide a separate king bedroom, one double bed and a sofabed.
Hotel amenities include a business centre, a fitness centre, meeting/conference space, and a free roundtrip airport shuttle which runs from 6 am to 10:30 pm (pre-booking required). Accessible rooms are available upon request, parking is free, and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $25 per pet per stay. On-site dining is available at the hotel's on-site restaurant, Nickels Bar and Grill, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Shopping is offered at Fairview Pointe Claire (roughly an 8-minute drive), while Montreal Technoparc is about a 9-minute drive east of the hotel. The Bell Centre (home of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team) and downtown Montreal are roughly a 20-minute drive eastward, and Casino Montreal can be found about 25 minutes east by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on January 22, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $25/pet per stay, wheelchair accessible.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's staff, location, and rooms.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers. They were found to be friendly, polite, courteous and helpful in explaining directions and offering restaurant suggestions, and also provided a quick and easy check-in and check-out.
Many guests praised the hotel's location. They described it as being close to supermarkets, several corporate offices, highway access, the airport, and within walking distance to restaurants an shopping.
Several lodgers were pleased with the accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as well-equipped, spacious, clean and modern, with good-quality bathroom toiletries and comfortable beds.
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints among them, which included the lack of certain amenities, and noise transfer.
Some guests found the hotel didn't offer as many amenities as they would have preferred. These reviewers cited the hotel's lack of pool, hot tub and included breakfast as services they felt were missing during their stay.
Although most reviewers enjoyed a quiet stay, a couple of lodgers reported noise disturbances. They reported children's sports teams running in the hallways, as well as some outside traffic noise.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 out of 3 Pointe Claire hotels from 72 reviews.
Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 92% recommendation rate from 38 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.3 out of 10 from 24 reviews.
The author called the hotel on January 22, 2013 to verify some information.