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Boulanger Bassin

4293 Rue de Brebeuf, Montreal, Quebec H2J 3K6, Canada
Boulanger Bassin
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights at the start of our holiday in Canada. Ken was a fabulous host, full of helpful advice and very welcoming. We enjoyed the best breakfasts we have had during our trip- delicious food and Interesting conversation about many topics. Rooms are comfortable, clean and no frills. A great place. Ken's fruit cake is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have just spent an amazing weekend in Montreal and not only because we love the city, but also, because Ken, made our stay so perfect. He is so welcoming, makes you feel at home. He makes the most delicious and filling breakfasts we have ever had in b&Bs, and his home-made pastries are out of this world! He also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If your idea of a B&B is a quaint, cutesy, countryfied inn with a standard breakfast, then you'll be in for a surprise when you arrive at this very unique property in the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood of Montreal. Innkeeper Ken is attentive, and his knowledge and enthusiasm made him a wonderful host on our first visit to French Canada. He's clear... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here, but I can understand why some visitors were so dismayed. If you like quirkiness and a friendly, personal touch and understand that this is more along the lines of a hippified rooming house or hostel with private rooms than a hotel, you will probably really like it. Ken is very welcoming and helpful, breakfasts are... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

My husband and I stayed with Ken for our honeymoon in 2003. We were young and wanted to be in a low-key place where we could spend our time exploring Montreal. We had a wonderful time staying with Ken. He provided us with maps, advice, and even made reservations for us. Our second trip to Boulanger Bassin was this last... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed at the Boulanger Bassin for five nights in May and are still talking about it. Ken helped us feel at home, advised us on the sights to see when it started raining, and made us delicious breakfasts every morning. We stayed in the sunshine loft, which was fun (love the trapdoor) and private. The Plateau location is lovely,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Let me say this shortly: if you like to get ripped in overpriced hotels, unpersonal B&B's, basic breakfast and don't have a host who can tell you the ins and outs of beautiful Montreal .. then don't go to Uncle Ken's Boulanger Bassin :-) .. Me and my girlfriend had a very very very pleasant stay at Ken's B&B. Good... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed for two nights at the Boulanger Bassin on a last minute trip to Montreal, and it proved to be an excellent decision. Ken was there to greet us when we arrived and gave us lots of helpful advice on local restaurants and nearby sights. We stayed in the sunshine room which was light and airy, and ticked the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We stayed three nights at Boulanger Bassin, and I totally agree with an earlier reviewer who said this was "like staying with your cool uncle". Ken helped make us feel like we were in our home away from home. He welcomed us warmly on arrival and helped us with our bags (no mean feat given we were staying in the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I stayed 8 days at the Boulanger Bassin. Not only was the location perfect, the room was very quiet and comfy. The breakfasts were amazing. They were very substantial, beautifully presented, and delicious. Ken went more than the extra mile helping other guests and myself with directions for driving, Metro, bus and/or walking. He had lots of restaurant and site... More 

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