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BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1240 Drummond St, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1V7, Canada (Ville-Marie)   |  
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Ranked #67 of 164 hotels in Montreal
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

This hotel has an excellent location and I do not regret booking it for my first visit to Montreal. The room was quite small and the bathroom was very small. However everything was clean and there was free Wi-Fi included to it. I recommend redecoration but this is not a problem if you are only spending a couple of nights there.

It is very easy to get around Montreal and I did not even need to take any public transportation during my stay.

The staff was very friendly, fast check-in and check-out.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Great place to stay in downtown Montreal for a reasonable rate. The rooms are rather small but if not planning on entertaining in the room they are just peachy. The front desk was very curteous. There is a mini fridge to keep your libations cool.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Saskatoon, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

A decent hotel a fair price for the great location! Rooms are spacious, quiet, and clean! Would have rated better except for very slow check-in and check-out process. Also the elevators were very slow and 1 of the 2 was usually on the fritz.

Otherwise, stay here and enjoy the fabulous city of Montreal!

Room Tip: Get one close to the elevators if possible
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

On my last night stay here. In town with my sister for the UFC fight. She originally booked us a room with double beds, but when we arrived the gentleman at the counter (Benoite, I think was how it was spelled) informed us that they oversold those rooms. He ended up giving us 2 separate rooms for the same price. Score! He was extremely friendly.

Room was very nice. Wood floors are a nice touch. Furniture looked rather new and had a modern touch to it. Basic stuff, including a desk, A couple of chairs, 2 end tables, and refrigerator. Single cup coffee maker with regular, decaf, and tea options. Everything was nice and clean. Flat screen tv, but no high def. Lots of channels.

Bed was nice and comfy. 4 small pillows, but they were firm.

Bathroom was very clean, but really small. They gave you an abundance of toiletries. Soaps, shampoo and conditioner made by Pantene, lotion, and even mouthwash.

Wi-fi was included and it worked great. Never a problem logging on with my laptop, Kindle Fire, or smartphone. For those traveling from the U.S., you get to make calls to the U.S. free daily for 20 minutes.

Parking is across the street and it runs $20 a night.

Hotel is in a great location. Everything we did (going to the Centre Bell, Old Montreal) was within walking distance. Lots of shopping, bars, and places to eat are nearby. We really enjoyed hanging out at Ziggy's, which is on Crescent (only 2 blocks away). Many money exchanges are near too.

There are 2 elevators, but they are kind of cramped.

Lobby area was bright and modern. There is a sundry store on site.

The hotel is completely non-smoking. So be prepared to go outside and light up if you are a smoker (like myself).

Highly recommend!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tromsø - Rovaniemi
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Stayed here twice in November. First stay we got a room looking to be from 60's... with a noisy aircon. Wrote a feedback to the hotel, and was asked to contact the manager so he could serve us better next time - he never did reply. Also wrote the front desk to ask for a better room, like the pictures they have - for our next stay. They didnt reply either.
Even so, we decided to give them a 2nd try.... This time we got a room with a bath from the 70's. With a plastic bathtub that didnt feel too safe when you stood there taking a shower. The 2nd aircon was even worse - noisy and hardly impossible to get adjusted.
Plus for internet included, and a good location in Montreal.

Room Tip: Try Novotel, just one block away.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Wood floors instead of carpet made the rooms feel clean and upscale. Large room for a downtown hotel. Generous amount of shampoo and soap! Even mouthwash! Fridge in room. Comfortable beds and pillows. They even smelled clean and fresh! Do not get a room near the elevator. We were woken several times throughout the night by loud people getting on and off the elevator. The hotel is close to everything including the Bell Centre, St. Catherine Street and the train station. Shopping and restaurants nearby. Parking lot across the street is a bit rundown. I wouldn't want to go there at night! We paid $20/night to park there. Overall, we were happy with the hotel and we will stay there again next time we are in Montreal.

Room Tip: Do not get a room near the elevator.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Address: 1240 Drummond St, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1V7, Canada
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Location: Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Ville-Marie
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #67 of 164 hotels in Montreal
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa 3*
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