If you want to make the most of a long weekend, a vacation week, or just for a change of pace, stop time for a few seconds and take a rest in one of the charming hotels found in le Vieux. Relaxation and satisfaction guaranteed. To help you choose which one, we have drawn up a list of the 10 best hotels to stay at.
Do you want to explore Old Montreal, and have an interest in history? You need look no further than Hotel Bonaparte, situated a few short steps from the Pointe-à-Callière Museum – the town’s very foundation – and the Notre-Dame Basilica! Recalling the golden age of royalty, the 4-star Hotel Bonaparte will offer an exquisite experience that is a blend of past and present. Make this the place where you escape from your hectic everyday life!
Residing within four buildings dating back to 1850, Hotel Nelligan will surely charm you with its classic décor and contemporary accents. The rooms, suites, and penthouses will please the eyes, and we bet their food component – the Verses Bistro, Méchant Bœuf Bar and Brasserie, and Terrace Nelligan – will ravish your taste buds! Hotel Nelligan is a winning choice!
© Photo Credit 1-2: Hotel Nelligan
The building that Le Petit Hôtel occupies dates back to the 19th century. Within any of its 28 rooms, you will find architectural traces of this time period, such as its brick walls, arched windows, and iron railings. Its location is also very practical, as it sits close to the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Bonsecours Market, and a number of boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants that make le Vieux famous!
Open since Summer 2016, Hotel William Gray has quickly become an absolute must-stay in the historic neighbourhood! The William Gray is a friendly place where you will be treated like royalty, especially at the William Gray Spa: 520 square meters devoted to pampering you with its warm quartz massage tables, herb-infused sauna, and exterior pool perfect for enjoying the great summer weather! If you’re looking for a high-quality experience with no compromises, then this is the place for you!
© Photo Credit 3-5: Hotel William Gray
Featuring elegant, spacious rooms of between 350 and 1020 square feet, Hotel Gault is bedecked with immense windows, offering an outstanding view of Old Montreal; it will put you in the vacation state of mind as soon as you arrive! Walking around the hotel is a pure joy, as you can appreciate the pieces of art they have displayed all year-round. Between its art and its history, Hotel Gault is a location to be treasured in le Vieux.
If you’re looking for an intimate, authentic, and memorable experience, Hotel Épik will give you just that, guaranteed! With only ten rooms, Hotel Épik assures you a personalized experience that will show you the meaning of the word “hospitality”. Their free high-speed internet access and included “Épikurean” breakfast will have you staying late into the morning, again and again!
Westin Montréal is close to many must-see tourist attractions, like the Old Port and the city’s wide array of activities, each one more interesting than the last; not to mention the Pointe-à-Callière Museum and Notre-Dame Basilica. Are you looking to pamper yourself during your trip to le Vieux? As luck would have it, Westin Montréal is very close to the infamous Bota Bota and Scandinave Spa.
Set on the banks of Saint-Laurent River, The Auberge du Vieux-Port is the result of a grand transformation of two warehouses from the 19th-century. Each of its 45 rooms has oak or pine floors, several have exposed beams and columns, and stone or brick walls. For photography and architecture fans alike, this place is a veritable gold mine!
With its refined design and uncompromising aesthetic simplicity, this historic neighbourhood hotel seems like it was cut straight from the pages of a magazine. Elegance and class are the only words that can fully describe each of the 8 floors which offer a relaxing and impeccably presented universe. Count on the expertise of the hotel’s team to bring you a tailor-made reception and you’ll experience the perfect location for your next weekend, or maybe longer.
This boutique hotel offers a warm stay in luxurious décor. Key to their unique reception, concierge Josée Choquette heads the team there and is dedicated to finding you the best addresses for a personalized stay in the neighbourhood.
For business or pleasure, Embassy Suites by Hilton Montréal has everything you need: conference rooms, an impeccable room service, and a fitness centre. The hotel’s perfect location in le Vieux allows you to take in the beauty of the neighbourhood, and have easy access to the many activities around town. Settle into a comfortable room with the world at your fingertips!
Nestled among the other historic buildings of Old Montreal, Hotel Champs-de-Mars will make your stay their utmost priority, offering a most warm and welcoming customer service. You can also count on their unrivaled concierge service, whether you want advice on which events around le Vieux you should see or simply have need of the cleaning service – this service makes this hotel a practical choice for longer stays.
Away from the main roads, tucked away in a little alleyway in le Vieux, lies the SpringHill Suites, a great option for a bit of tranquility within the heart of the city. Enjoy the wonderful time-saving underground parking and the hotel’s spa – Avie – named “Traveler’s Choice 2021” on TripAdvisor.
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