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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Casa Bianca

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Casa Bianca
Ranked #38 of 144 Montreal B&B and Inns
Los Angeles
1 review
“Loved Casa Bianca”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2007

We loved the low-key atmosphere of Casa Bianca in Montreal, a charming, simple and historic bed & breakfast. We're anxious to go back and can't wait to visit with Michael, the host, over a sweet, relaxed breakfast time. The location was wonderful, overlooking the park on a very quiet street, just a block from a cab stand.

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  • Disliked — breakfast variety
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  • Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2007

Got in late on April 2. Greeted by Michael - the kindest, most gregarious and helpful host ever. The house is pretty much a mansion, a chateau in the city, made of a white tile exterior. My wife thought it was as close to a princess setting as she has ever seen, and certainly had the chance to sleep in.
The room was huge, with a claw foot tub open to the views of Mount Royal. I don't think there is another hotel in the city with a view like this. The furnishings were simple, but we like it that way - wood floors and no carpetting. The beds 100% latex is a revelation - best sleep ever.
Woke up to some awesome local croissant - the chocolate wildberry thing was outrageous. Not much choice of food on site, but the restaurants nearby are so good it doesn't matter - Beauty's, Montreal's top diner, is just a block away. And being so close to St-Laurent Blvd means the choice is pretty much unlimited.
Took a walk on the mountain, and with Michael's generous detailed instructions wound our way downtown, shopping, etc. all the way back to the Casa.
And the weekend went on just like that. Great romance. Great space. The house is old & everything authentic - including the doors and creaky floors. If you can't take much ambient sound, this might bother you. We hardly noticed at all. And compared to wherever else we might have stayed - a conventional B&B... no way... a 'posh and uptight' W hotel... a Chain hotel... the Casa Bianca was WAY WAY better and a bargain.

  • Liked — design, architecture, location location location, views
  • Disliked — no phone in the room (but free use of house phone even for long distance calls)
  • Stayed April 2007, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2006

We came expecting to stay in a charming B&B style hotel in a sophisticated part of the city. Unfortunately for us the hotel is in an "up and coming" -- it is central and close to a wide choice of bars and restaurants, but for us travelling with a baby it was not suitable. The rooms are very basic and do not offer telephones, televisions, or control over heating and ventilation. The security situation was a little concerning - our bathroom had unlocked doors leading directly to stairs to the street and we did not have a key to lock the external door. The room was noisy and all other hotel guests were audible as they passed the door to our room on the hardwood floors. The breakfast offered consisted largely of some danish pastries which had been there the day before, there was no sign of the establishment's claim to offer organic, healthy continental breakfasts. On this score the hotel website is very misleading.

The staff (of one) was very helpful and attentive. This hotel would be perfect for travellers who want a hotel/hostel hybrid in a vibrant location with plenty of nightlife options, but it was not ideal for us.

  • Stayed October 2006, traveled with family
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Property: Casa Bianca
Address: 4351 L'Esplanade Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1T2, Canada
Location: Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Parc du Mont-Royal
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 144 B&Bs / Inns in Montreal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Bianca 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Bianca is Montreal's finest boutique maison d'hote. Located on the park, enjoy spectacular views from the rooms and suites facing Mount Royal. It is just two blocks to St-Laurent Blvd. – "the Main" - and the Plateau, Montreal's cultural heart and its restaurants, cafes, yoga, shopping, music and nightlife. The house is an architectural gem, and the interior's restored details are original to the century old urban chateau. ... more   less 
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