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Hotel Kutuma
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3708 St. Denis Street, Montreal, Quebec H2x 3l7, Canada   |  
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Ranked #14 of 168 hotels in Montreal
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“a different place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The hotel is located in a busy shopping area called the Plateau.
There are only 9 rooms, no elevator.
It is an Ethiopian Hotel with a lot of African taste and a great Ethiopian restaurant on the street level.
The rooms are large and well kept. Great bathrooms, Kitchen with electric burners, fridge and microwave. Our room (403) has a balcony, too.
Valet parking for 17$ a day, no exit fee.
Overall a good experience. I would go back.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mt Isa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

What a Gem!!! After a lot of perusing different accommodations in Montreal, we finally decided on Hotel Kutuma. This turned out to be a great choice. From the first greeting on our arrival, to enjoying dinner in their Restaurant Le Nil Bleau,to the final smile on our departure, we couldn't have asked for anything more. We stayed in Room 203, which was on the first floor, with a Balcony. King sized bed, amazing bathroom, luxury amenities, a full kitchen and sofa. We only had one night here, much to our disappointment. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I would certainly recommend Hotel Kutuma to any visitor, both Tourist or Canadian who visit Montreal.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Unfortunately for us we stayed one night at Hotel Kutuma. At first blush the hotel looks like a motel from the outside but once you step inside the rooms you are treated to many luxury amenities: King sized bed, amazing bathroom and tub, tribal decor. Our room also had a balcony and full kitchen and sofa. Great value for the money. Would recommend to friends and family.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My husand and I decided to go to Montreal for our 20th Wedding anniversary and stayed her for 4 nights. This hotel was highly recommended to us and we were not disappointed. The room was small but romantic with luxury items to make your stay more eventful. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, nothing was too difficult for them and we were made to feel very welcome. The room was clean with a very comfortable king size bed, small kitchen and coffee machine which came in very handy every morning. The hotel was within walking distance to great resturants, bars, and shopping that Montreal had to offer. I would hightly recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to stay in Montreal and would definitely come back and stay here agin.

Room Tip: Any room that you get is unique, there are no rooms alike which makes this hotel a stand out.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Toronto, Canada
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The hotel is located in our new favourite neighbourhood in Montreal, Le Plateau. It is surrounded by some of the best restaurants, bars and shopping in the city. It is a short walk or a Metro stop or two away from everything great Montreal has to offer. As for the hotel itself, the staff was great and our room was incredible. We stayed in the Deluxe Suite. First of all, it was a steal at $180 a night (booked on booking.com). It had a full kitchen (including a coffee AND espresso maker), living room, extra wide king size bed, HUGE bathroom with jacuzzi tub as well as a fire escape/balcony for the smokers. We had a great stay and couldn't have asked for anything more. It was the perfect combination of location, comfort/cleanliness & value! Also, the Ethiopian restaurant on the main floor is excellent and definately worth stopping in for a meal if you like ethiopian food (and why wouldn't you like ethiopian food...it's sooo good!)
Book a room & enjoy!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Pros- Great location
Friendly staff
Clean
Quiet
Cons-Smell(fried onions) from adjoining restaurant was everywhere
No view, dark room could hardly tell if it was night or day
Weird "rain forest' like shower was awkward.
Not cheap($160.00 CAN per night)

I really wanted to like this hotel ,but the cons outweighed the pros for me YMMV

Room Tip: If you do decide on this hotel..ask for a room on the top floor with a street view.Maybe the smell w...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 2 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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Adelaide River, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights for a mini-getaway. This hotel exceeded my expectations. It is very small- I think only 9 rooms, with a restaurant downstairs. The staff were friendly and the room was awesome. It had a mini kitchen which was handy, and the bed was very comfy. The location is also very good, 3 minutes to the subway and a short walk from huge strip of restaurants.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 3708 St. Denis Street, Montreal, Quebec H2x 3l7, Canada
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Location: Canada > Quebec > Montreal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 168 hotels in Montreal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Kutuma 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Kutuma classified as 4 stars Boutique Hotel, located in the heart of Montreal on St. Denis Street around a historical area of about 15 blocks or so filled with boutiques, cafes, restaurants and bars. Easy walking access to festival sites, Old Montreal, downtown and Mont Royal Park. Ideal Hotel for romantic getaways for the perfect wedding honeymoon, for long and short term. ... more   less 
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