Cheap Hotels, Bed and Breakfast Spots, Hostels and Places to Stay in Downtown Montreal

Montreal’s downtown is a vibrant, alive place which means you’ll want to be close to the action. Here are some affordable accommodations.


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Montreal hotel accommodations for $100 or less

image of Hotel l'Abri du Voyageur one of the cheap hotels and places to stay in Montreal
Hotel l’Abri du Voyageur
TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

If your preference is for a cheap downtown Montreal hotel that’s around $100 or less, it’s possible.

The Hotel Viger offers a great rate and great location.

The rooms are basic and clean, but what you’ll love most is that Old Montreal and many of the city’s sights are just a brief stroll away. Even the subway is close by.

Hotel Casa Bella is another bare bones but great value hotel.

Once again you can walk easily to major tourist attractions, including St. Laurent Street which is home to many bars and restaurants. Staying here includes free parking which is always a nice bonus when visiting a city.

Hotel l’Abri du Voyageur is a TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner with an 84% approval rating.

This hotel dates back to 1876 and features a hip, historical look with high ceilings, bare brick walls and maple wood floors. Many guests rave about how immaculately clean this hotel is. Of course, you’re also steps away from the culture and cuisine of Old Montreal and the city’s many must-see spots.

Montreal hotels just north of $100

image of Auberge Le jardin d'Antoine one of the cheap hotels and places to stay in Montreal
Auberge Le jardin d’Antoine
TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

If you and your budget are comfortable with staying somewhere that cost slightly more than $100 a night these suggestions will be helpful.

The Anne Ma Soeur Anne, situated on the artsy St. Denis Street, is a boutique hotel with an 80% approval rating. The rooms are clean and every morning you’ll wake up to a fresh croissant outside your door.

Another option is the Hotel Quartier des Spectacles.

A TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner this hotel is situated in the middle of the Old Montreal action too.

The rooms have been nicely renovated with high ceilings, exposed brick walls and hardwood floors. Its impeccably clean with comfortable beds, plus many visitors comment on how incredibly friendly and helpful the staff is.

A third option to consider is the Auberge Le jardin d’Antoine located on St. Denis Street.

A TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner as well, this hotel boasts charm, warmth, lovely woodwork and nice, clean rooms. Many reviewers of this hotel rave about the scrumptious complimentary continental breakfast and the friendly staff.

Prefer a Montreal Bed & Breakfast?

image of Petite Auberge Les Bons Matins B&B one of the cheap places to stay in Montreal
Petite Auberge Les Bons Matins B&B
TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

If you’re a romantic at heart and the idea of a quaint bed & breakfast appeals to you most, the Bienvenue Bed & Breakfast will make a nice choice.

Close to Old Montreal and Mount Royal, the rooms are cosy, charming and clean and feature beautiful artwork. The owners are equally charming, always ready to assist with any advice you need to help plan your day of touring.

Petite Auberge Les Bons Matins is another wonderful place to stay when visiting Montreal.

A TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner with a 90% approval rating, it’s a charming bed & breakfast spot with loads of character and minutes away from a host of things to see and do.

Rooms are spacious, beds are comfy and the atmosphere cozy. You can even have a jacuzzi tub in your room if you’re fortunate enough to book Suite 504—how many bed & breakfast spots can boast that!

One last treat—the included breakfast is devine, featuring fresh-made waffles, French toast, egg and omelette options and unique passion fruit creams. Mmmmm.

Hostel Heaven in Montreal

image of the auberge bishop hostel one of the cheap places to stay in montreal
Auberge Bishop Hostel
Trip Advisor Award of Excellence Winner

Staying at a hostel, while visiting Montreal, is an excellent choice for those thrifty tourists who are travelling on an ultra-tight budget.

But can you still find a place to stay in the downtown core?

Yes, you can.

Auberge Bishop is a TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner with a 94% approval rating.

Small, cozy and historic, it’s located in the heart of downtown Montreal, stay here and you’ll be smack dab in the middle of the city’s bar and pub district with many of the city’s sights close by.

Another stellar place to stay is the budget-friendly HI Montreal Hostel. A TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner with an 84% approval rating, it offers thrifty travellers a downtown location, clean rooms, a free breakfast and a bar in the basement with drinks and food at a fair price.

Don’t forget to Check Groupon for Montreal Hotel Deals

image of Groupon one of the ways to save when you are planning a cheap vacationOne great way to save on Montreal hotel accommodations is to peruse Groupon, the money-saving website that features local discounts in 150 cities.

Visit the Montreal “Hotels” Groupon page and you’ll find savings of up to 50% on places to stay.

The Groupon Montreal “Hotels” page is a smart place to start when you’re first planning your trip and even when you’re in the middle of your Montreal visit because new deals get added weekly and even daily many times.

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Be thrifty and practical! This information was accurate when published, but can change without notice. We recommend you confirm all details with the provider in question before planning your excursion.

Photo Credits: Hotel l’Abri du Voyageur, Auberge Bishop.