The Best Old Montreal Hotels for an Outstanding Trip
The historic district of Old Montreal has a lot to offer, especially in the hotel department. We’ve compiled a list of the best hotels in Old Montreal.
Stay in the heart of Montreal’s historic district at one of these Old Montreal hotels. Take in the beautiful classic buildings that line the cobblestone streets and eat at some of Montreal’s most renowned restaurants in the area. Old Montreal is full of exciting things to do, from walking along the water, great shopping or even taking the Old Montreal Food Tour. It’s a great place to stay and is also home to many wonderful hotels.
This luxurious hotel is a lovely blend of the old and new. It’s a boutique hotel with a classic, European-style decor. The rooms are spacious and the large bathrooms feature a deep tub for a relaxing bath. Le Place d’Armes is equipped with a rainspa where patrons can take advantage of their traditional Middle Eastern steam bath or indulge in a massage. The hotel also features the popular restaurant, Kyo Bar Japonais, that serves delicious Japanese food and has a long list of sake.
55 St-Jacques Street West
Hotel Bonaparte is a clean and cozy hotel that won’t disappoint. The rooms are bright and airy and great for families. The building itself was constructed in 1886 by the architect Victor Roy and now has a modern, elegant feel. Their romantic, French restaurant offers a variety of fish and meat in a modern, sleek atmosphere.
447 rue Saint-Francois-Xavier
Take advantage of the Marriott’s great views of the city and its luxurious decor and amenities. Retreat into their comfortable beds with cotton linens and fluffy pillows after a day of exploring the nearby sites like the Montreal Opera House and the Notre-Dame Basilica. They also have a spa, indoor pool and fitness center to help recharge your batteries.
445 rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste
The St-Paul Hotel has an understated elegance. The rooms feature a minimalist, sleek decor with a large, comfy bed occupying the middle of the space. In the higher-end suites, the large windows extend up to the high ceilings, and curtains delicately frame the bed. L’Hambar, the hotel’s restaurant, has a beautiful terrace for guests to enjoy in the warmer months. The menu features delectable French fares served in a sleek dining room under pendant lighting.
355 McGill St
This unique hotel has an old world charm that evokes a traditional European elegance. Each room is spacious and uniquely decorated. Their spa, that offers a variety of treatments, is nestled in a former merchant’s bank vault that dates back to 1870. Their restaurant, simply called XO, is a glitzy fine dining experience offering tasting menus and cheese plates. XO is also a popular brunch spot on Sundays if you’re staying the weekend.
355 rue Saint Jacques
This chic hotel offers rooms that are reminiscent of an urban loft. Exposed brick walls and cozy furniture give the rooms an inviting feel. The most prominent feature of this hotel is its rooftop terasse. This restaurant overlooks the Saint-Lawrence river and boasts an impressive view of Old Montreal and the Old Port. It’s a great place to enjoy some grilled meat, a cocktail or sangria, and enjoy the evening. At certain times, this terrace is also a prime location for watching fireworks.
106 Saint-Paul Street West
Step outside Le Petit Hôtel & Café and you’ll be walking on a street that dates back to the 1700s. The structure of the hotel was built a century ago, but features a contemporary decor and cozy, clean rooms. Enjoy their spacious rooms with exposed stone or brick walls and head downstairs for their complimentary European style continental breakfast. Don’t forget to kick off your morning with an espresso or fancy latte at the hotel’s cute cafe!
168 Rue Saint Paul Ouest
Enjoy a little slice of Paris at this Old Montreal hotel. Hotel Gault is not only reminiscent of a beautiful Parisian building from the outside, but is decorated with a modernist elegance on the inside. Choose from their different types of rooms–lofts, suites, terraces and apartments–and participate in the chic experience they offer. Gault restaurant is a gourmet dining experience for your brunch, lunch, or evening drink. Start off your day with their delicious pancakes, omelets or crepes in their bright dining room.
449 rue Sainte-Helene
This hotel, that just opened in 2016, stands out because of its artful design. Set in two historic buildings, one dating back to the 18th century, William Gray introduces a contemporary design and atmosphere to both the rooms and lobby. The lobby is an open concept architectural marvel that extends up and down a few stories. The rooms are simple and bright and impeccably clean. Spend a night sinking into their deep bathtub, or having a drink on your own private balcony that comes with some of the rooms!
421 St Vincent St
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Step into this warm inn and experience their friendly service and cozy atmosphere. The hotel extends over two buildings which are over a century and a half old. The elegant and simple country-style decor of the rooms is perfect for enjoying a view of the Saint-Lawrence river or Old Montreal’s cobblestone streets. Their restaurant, Taverne Gaspar, has a lovely terrace in the summer and offers tavern-inspired upscale meals.
97 de la Commune Street East