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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were really friendly! Room was good, I stayed in a mixed room! It worth the money you pay! They have breakfast! bagel <3 I love it! I truly recommend it! The building was in good conditions! The only issue was that the time I was there was snowing a lot! and It was a little bit hard to walk... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband stayed in a double room with private bathroom for two non-consecutive days (we went to Quebec city for a day in between the stays). The room is indeed very small but it comes with everything we need. Bed is comfortable in my standard and the little TV comes with chromecast that allows streaming from my own... More 

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Ballston Spa, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My first experience with this Hostel was over the phone with the desk guy. I can't say enough about how professional he was, even when I called three different times due to dropping service. Once we arrived, we were a bit early to checkin, but we were still offered to have our bags stowed. I am going to be honest... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 7 nights including F1 Grand Prix weekend. This hostel is great, rooms are comfortable, kitchen facilities are very good and the common area / bar has lots of space and good beer! Breakfast is good with decent coffee and all areas are clean and fairly well maintained. Wifi is better and quicker than I have experienced in... More 

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Thank Emily B
AubergeHIMTL, Directeur général at HI Montreal Hostel, responded to this review

Bonjour and thanks for the great review. I am particularly happy to hear that you experienced great WIFI signal. We have put a lot of energy lately at improving it… Seems like it was worth the efforts! :) Travel Safe, Nic, GM More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

HI-Montreal is located within Montreals downtown area its just a few minutes walk away from Lucien-L'Allier metro station and around 10 minutes from the Central Train Station. The location of the hostel in close proximity to a metro station makes travelling the around the city convenient. The hostel itself is very satisfactory rooms are always tidy, sheets are clean, security... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

So, I had never stayed in a hostel before taking this trip, but I'd heard really good things about, so I thought I'd give it a try. I'm so glad I did, and it definitely won't be my last stay in a hostel. For the price, this place was fantastic. No, it's not a Ritz-Carlton or a Marriott or a... More 

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Thank bottomlessblue
AubergeHIMTL, Directeur général at HI Montreal Hostel, responded to this review

A lot of people are still hesitating to give hostels a try when travelling. Hopefully reviews like yours will influence people to choose us, and be as happy as you are with their stay! :) Happy Travels, Nic, GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I've just returned from a five night stay with my adult daughter at HI Montreal. I'll admit to being a bit of a "princess" when it comes to accommodations, so I was hesitant to give hostel living a try. But the moment we arrived I felt right at home. We booked a two bed private room. It was small (... More 

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Thank Nadine E
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is very centrally located and easy to get to from the greyhound station via the metro. The rooms are quite nice (though I'd recommend paying the few extra dollars for a smaller dorm room instead of a 10 bed). It was clean and tons of fun. There are lots of opportunities to participate in activities, and the staff... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

This centrally placed hostel is ideal to explore downtown Montréal and the Vieux Port area is also easily reached on foot. Dorm rooms are big and clean and towels are provided free. Breakfast is free too. A significant bonus. Staff are friendly and very knowledgeable and free walking tours are offered every day. There is no expectation of tipping!! Some... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I lived in HI-Montreal for four months from October 2015 - February 2016. HI-Montreal is a great hostel only a block from a metro station and a stone's throw from downtown. The hostel has a free breakfast and a large clean kitchen where you can store your food and prepare your meals. The hostel's staff and volunteers and helpful, friendly... More 

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AubergeHIMTL, Directeur général at HI Montreal Hostel, responded to this review

Bonjour Anne, Thank you very much for those kind words about us. It was a pleasure for all the team to have stay with us for so long! Hope that you return and say hello soon! Safe Travels, Nic, hostel manager More 

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Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Neighborhood Profile
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The HI-Montreal Youth Hostel is dedicated to making you discover the best of the city! We’re not only centrally located in downtown Montreal, close to Irish pubs, supermarkets, microbreweries, restaurants, a pool hall and even an all-you-can-eat Indian buffet, but we also organize several daily activities, such as pubcrawls, urban walks, skating and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI Montreal Hostel

Address: 1030 Mackay, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2H1, Canada
Location: Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Centre-Ville (Downtown) , Ville-Marie
Price Range: $33 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — HI Montreal Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 239
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