Best hotels & accommodations in Montreal

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Montreal as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.


Our recommendations

Best cheap hotel in Montreal: Hotel Chateau de I’Argoat

Best boutique hotel in Montreal: Hotel Gault

Best luxury hotel in Montreal: Hotel Ritz Carlton

Best hostel in Montreal: M Montreal

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Montreal

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Fodors, Telegraph

285 euro 253 gbp 352 usd 37312 jpy 274 cad 274 aud 2756 hkd 464 sgd 330 chf 2235 cny 2904 sek 2126 dkk 2742 nok

Hotel W, Montreal

Reccomended by:

Frommers, Fodors, Telegraph

188 euro 167 gbp 233 usd 24698 jpy 181 cad 181 aud 1824 hkd 307 sgd 219 chf 1479 cny 1922 sek 1407 dkk 1815 nok

Auberge de la Fontaine, Montreal

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Telegraph

71 euro 63 gbp 88 usd 9328 jpy 68 cad 68 aud 689 hkd 116 sgd 82 chf 558 cny 726 sek 531 dkk 685 nok

Hotel Le Crystal, Montreal

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Telegraph

136 euro 120 gbp 168 usd 17808 jpy 131 cad 131 aud 1315 hkd 221 sgd 157 chf 1066 cny 1386 sek 1014 dkk 1308 nok

Hotel Nelligan, Montreal

Reccomended by:

Fodors, Lonely Planet

98 euro 87 gbp 121 usd 12826 jpy 94 cad 94 aud 947 hkd 159 sgd 113 chf 768 cny 998 sek 730 dkk 942 nok

Hotel Le St. James, Montreal

Reccomended by:

Frommers, Fodors

240 euro 213 gbp 297 usd 31482 jpy 231 cad 231 aud 2325 hkd 392 sgd 279 chf 1885 cny 2450 sek 1793 dkk 2313 nok

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Telegraph

130 euro 115 gbp 161 usd 17066 jpy 125 cad 125 aud 1260 hkd 212 sgd 151 chf 1022 cny 1328 sek 972 dkk 1254 nok

Zero 1 Hotel, Montreal

Reccomended by:

New York Times

81 euro 72 gbp 101 usd 10706 jpy 78 cad 78 aud 790 hkd 133 sgd 94 chf 641 cny 833 sek 610 dkk 786 nok

LHotel, Montreal

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

97 euro 86 gbp 120 usd 12720 jpy 93 cad 93 aud 939 hkd 158 sgd 112 chf 762 cny 990 sek 724 dkk 934 nok

Hôtel Monville, Montreal

Reccomended by:

New York Times

93 euro 83 gbp 116 usd 12296 jpy 90 cad 90 aud 908 hkd 153 sgd 109 chf 736 cny 957 sek 700 dkk 903 nok


What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Montreal?

Montréal is the most populous city and municipality in the Canadian province of Québec. The city is set on an island in the River Saint Lawrence and derives its name from Mt. Royal. Some of the best neighborhoods in Montréal are:

Mile End
Mile End is a neighborhood that is linguistically and ethnically diverse where one can hear French, English, Portuguese, Italian, and other languages. The neighborhood gives off artistic vibes that resulted in formation of bands such as Animals, Plants, Grimes, and Arcade Fire.

Le Plateau
Le Plateau is a former working-class area that transformed into an artistic and trendy neighborhood, which is becoming more and more gentrified. The neighborhood has a wide range of trendy bars, cafes, restaurants, shops and bakeries that gives youthful and bohemian vibes.

Little Italy
Little Italy is a neighborhood housing the Italian population in the city. Montreal has the highest Italian population in Canada, after Toronto. This concentration of Italian immigrants in the area resulted in a vibrant neighborhood and gave rise to numerous Italian restaurants and shops.

Vieux Montreal
Vieux Montreal is one of the most tourist-friendly neighborhoods in Montreal that is home to diverse galleries, shops, beautiful architecture that dates back to the 17th century and narrow streets cobbled with stones.

Quartier Latin
Quartier Latin is neighborhood that is home to a large number of theatres, restaurants, bars and other hangouts. It is located next to the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) campus and is a vibrant and energetic area.

Also check out our travel guide about the best areas to stay in Montreal.

What is the best budget hotel in Montreal?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Montreal, then book Hotel Chateau de I’Argoat. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Montreal.

What is the best boutique hotel in Montreal?

You like some luxury but don't like the famous chain hotels. If you're looking for the best boutique hotel in Montreal, you should check out Hotel Gault. It's a very cool hotel that has been highly recommended by travelers and experts.
Also check out our list of the best boutique hotels in Montreal, it's a manually curated list of the most unique and romantic hotels in the city.

What is the best luxury hotel in Montreal?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Montreal, then go for Hotel Ritz Carlton. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it. Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Montreal, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels in the city.

What is the best hostel in Montreal?

Looking for a good and affordable private room or cozy dorm in Montreal? Check out M Montreal. The hostel has been highly rated by backpackers. Also check out our list of the best hostels in Montreal.

Which Montreal hotel serves great breakfast?

Try Auberge de la Fontaine if you're looking for a delicious breakfast at a hotel in Montreal. It has excellent customer review ratings for breakfast.

How much does it cost to stay in a Montreal hotel?

For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $100 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $170 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Montreal hotel then you can expect to pay around $270 per night.

Which Montreal hotel is the best for couples?

Try The Ritz Carlton Hotel if you're looking for a romantic getaway in Montreal, it has some excellent recent customer reviews by couples.

Which Montreal hotels are the best for families?

If you're looking to stay in Montreal with your family, then try The Ritz Carlton Hotel. The hotel has excellent review ratings by families.

What are the best things to do in Montreal?

History Walking Tour of Old Montreal. Visit Montreal’s historic centerpiece on this guided walking tour of Old Montreal. Discover the history, heritage, architecture and culture in this, the oldest area of the city of Montreal, dating back to New France. Price: $18.

Montreal Old Port: La Grande Roue. Enjoy unbeatable views from 60-meters high, four seasons a year, on Canada’s largest observation wheel. Choose to upgrade to a private gondola or beat the crowd with the early bird option. Price: $20.

Guided Scooter Sightseeing Tour in Montreal. Explore the city of Montreal on this scooter tour that takes travelers through back streets and past top attractions. Learn about interesting neighborhoods as you cruise along on an electric scooter. Price: $84.

More things to do in Montreal

About Montreal

Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and also ranks as the second-most populous municipality in Canada. The city derived its name from Mount Royal, a triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city has a distinct four-season climate with ranges from warm to hot summers to cold and snowy winters, making it accommodating for different people accustomed to the different climates around the world.

The city is an important Canadian city in terms of aerospace, transport, finance, tourism, art, culture, food, fashion, gambling, film and world affairs. Montreal is the city with the second-highest number of consulates in all of North America making it an important city of international diplomacy.

Montreal has hosted a number of international conferences and events which has further endeared the city to the world. As of today, it is the only Canadian city to host the Summer Olympics.

The city is home to several sport and entertainment events that see thousands of people entering the city such as the Canadian Grand Prix, the Montreal International Jazz Festival, and the Just for Laughs festival.

If you like our list of hostels, B&Bs and hotels in Montreal, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Ottawa or the best hotels in Toronto.