Whether you’re in Montreal for a weekend trip or planning to attend one of the city’s many summer festivals and events, saving on accommodation can be a great way to get the most out of your travel budget. Here are some of the best cheap hotels in Montreal.
Hotel Villa Montreal
Centrally located in the festive Quartier des Spectacles, this simple budget hotel is just a two-minute walk from Saint-Laurent metro station and five minutes from Place des Arts. It’s also just over a kilometre from the Old Montreal historic district. The simple rooms at Hotel Villa have in-room sinks and mini-fridges, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi. Most bathrooms are shared, but upgraded rooms come with en-suite bathrooms, and some have sitting areas.
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The rooms at ZUM might remind you of student life in layout and design, and the building actually functions as a university residence for part of the year. Located on the Université de Montréal campus, you’ll find simple rooms with mini-fridges, sinks, desks, and fans, along with shared bathroom facilities. Some suites have private bathrooms, and upgraded suites include separate living areas and kitchenettes. High-speed internet is available for a fee. The hotel is just a five-minute walk from the Université de Montréal metro station and is around six kilometres from Old Montreal.
Situated in the popular Latin Quarter on one of the liveliest streets in the city, Hotel Quartier Latin is a five-minute walk from Sherbrooke metro station and no more than 15 minutes from most of the main downtown sights, events, shopping, and venues. The rooms here come with mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs, and complimentary continental breakfast is also included.
Hotel Casa Bella is a modest, budget-friendly hotel located a four-minute walk from Place-des-Arts metro station, and a seven-minute walk from the ever-lively Place des Arts itself. From here, you have easy access to the downtown core and the city’s most popular nightlife areas. Even the simplest rooms at Hotel Casa Bella come with TVs and free Wi-Fi. Bathrooms are shared or private, depending on the room category. Complimentary amenities include continental breakfast and some limited parking.
Located in the ever-vibrant district that gives the hotel its name, Hotel Quartier des Spectacles is housed in a historic building from the 1900s. It’s located a short three-minute walk to Saint-Laurent metro station, and the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal is also nearby—among other sights, restaurants, bars, and nightlife. Rooms at the Hotel Quartier des Spectacles have private bathrooms, flat-screen TVs with cable, and free Wi-Fi. Décor includes exposed brick walls and hardwood floors, and studio rooms add kitchenettes. A continental buffet breakfast is available.
Situated on the seventh floor of the Auberge YWCA, Hôtel Y Montréal is a three-minute walk from Lucien-L’Allier subway station with easy access to the downtown core. The simple rooms have free Wi-Fi and cable TV, coffeemakers and minifridges, and there are en-suite bathrooms. Other amenities include a communal kitchen, shared TV lounge, and discounted meals at the café that operates on the ground floor.
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You’ll find Hotel le Saint Andre in the Latin Quarter, an easy walk from Berri-UQAM metro station, 15 minutes from Old Montreal and within easy walking distance from the city’s main sights. The casual rooms here offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, mini-fridges and en suite bathrooms. Breakfast here is also complimentary.