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Most expensive month to stay with an average 211% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Montreal
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Top tips for finding Montreal hostel deals
A good concentration of hostels in Montreal can be found in the downtown area around Old Montreal and in the borough of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, where you can find plenty of cultural and historical landmarks, including Notre Dame Basilica of Montreal, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, McGill University, and Montreal City Hall. Public transportation is provided in the form of the STM bus and metro network, and Via Rail provides commuter services, even though it’s relatively easy to get around the city on foot.
M Montreal on Rue Saint-Andre is a large, recently refurbished hostel in Montreal with well-designed accommodations that feature dormitories with pod beds and en-suite baths, as well as a Jacuzzi tub and rooftop terrace that should lure many single travelers seeking value for their money. There is a metro station nearby (Berri-UQAM), along with several attractions like Old Montreal Pier, Chappelle Notre Dame-de-Lourdes, and Place Emilie-Gamelin, which are accessible on foot. Also within walking distance are the restaurants Cuisine Bangkok and Le Resto du Village.
Ideally located in the heart of Old Montreal, Auberge Saint-Paul Hostel is perfect for groups of friends traveling together because it has several rooms that sleep six or eight (shared bathroom) and is inexpensive. This popular area is home to a number of sights, such as Montreal City Hall, Montreal Science Center, and Tyrolienne MTL Zipline. There are plenty of buses in the area as well, if needed. Café des Arts is a nearby coffee shop, and Le Bremmer is a good restaurant in the neighborhood.
Couples looking for suitable accommodations in a great location can try Samesun Montreal Central in the Old Montreal district. This hostel offers several private rooms complete with en-suite bath and mini fridge (two deluxe suites come with a private Jacuzzi tub). Located between Gay Village and Quartier des Spectacles, this hostel in Montreal is also close to Square Saint-Louis and BAnQ Grand Bibliotheque, plus there are a few bars and restaurants (e.g., Sushi St-Denis, C’est Si Bon Pub) on Rue Saint-Denis three blocks away.
If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Montreal, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Montreal in January and December.
Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Montreal if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Montreal hostel.
FAQs when booking a hostel in Montreal
Hostel prices in Montreal can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Montreal is R74 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R67 in the last 3 days.
The average price for a night in a hostel in Montreal is R74 compared to R226 for a night in a hotel.
Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Montreal. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Where to find the best hostels in Montreal?
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