Hipmunk City Love: Top Airbnb Destinations in Montreal

Montreal is a popular destination in Quebec, fusing the historic charm of Europe with the laid-back culture of North America. With a collection of unique neighborhoods, you can get lost in the city for days. Stroll down cobblestone streets or take refuge in the old European-style cathedrals. Participate in the thriving young nightlife for which the city is famous and sample myriad cuisines like French, Italian and Japanese food or the famous Montreal smoked-meat sandwiches. If you prefer more outdoor activities, you can enjoy the Old Port waterfront or the huge Parc du Mont-Royal, which features Mont Royal, the large hill for which the city is named. With prices that are somewhat high compared to other North American cities, try an Airbnb Destination in Montreal to save a few extra bucks.

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Private Guest Room in Plateau Mont-Royal

The Like At the Hotel Airbnb is just beyond the Latin Quarter near Plateau Mont-Royal and Lafontaine Park. Here you’ll enjoy the quiet slumber of a more residential neighborhood while still within walking distance of fantastic restaurants and cafes. This Airbnb features a spacious private guest room that is well-decorated and well-reviewed by fellow travelers. You also have the added bonus of a furry friend named Fiji, though anyone allergic to cats may want to look elsewhere. This Airbnb is best reached by car, but you can easily catch a 20-minute bus from the central station in town. At close to $50 a night, this room is a very affordable choice.

Three-Bedroom Apartment Near the Bell Centre

The Downtown 3-Bedroom is an eclectic family home that is a great deal for a group of travelers. You’ll have all the amenities you need in a comfortable, spacious apartment. You’ll also be just a few minutes walk to the metro which brings you downtown in minutes. Catch a Montreal Canadiens game or a concert at the nearby Bell Centre, which can be reached in less than 10 minutes by foot. For great restaurants, you can walk up the hill to Saint Catherine Street.

Samurai Suite

The Samurai Suite is located in Old Montreal, next door to the Palais Des Congrès, Notre-Dame Basilica and the Old Port. This Airbnb enjoys the best location on the list, as you’re just steps away from fantastic nightlife and wonderful restaurants. The apartment suite itself is extremely well-decorated with an Asian vibe, gorgeous wooden floors, and a fully equipped kitchen. The place is ideal for two people and comes with a private en suite bedroom. With cleaning and the Airbnb fee, you can still score this room for less than $100 a night, depending on the season.

Concordia Private Room in Downtown

The Concordia Private Room in Downtown is just a few minutes from the Saint Catherine shopping street and Crescent Street, where you’ll find myriad great restaurants, bars, and discos. You’ll also be just a minute from the Guy Concordia metro station. This private guest room is beautifully decorated and comes with free Wi-Fi and Netflix. Fellow travelers have only positive reviews for these hosts, who offer the room for just under $80 a night with the cleaning and Airbnb fee.

Charming Downtown Two-Bedroom Apartment

This downtown two-bedroom apartment is in the heart of Montreal, near most major tourist attractions. You’ll be able to walk almost anywhere but will enjoy the benefit of being near three Metro stations. The apartment itself is quite charming, with white and light-wood accents throughout. The apartment can comfortably accommodate two to four people, although it features strict rules for your stay. If you’re a low-key traveler, this is the place for you.

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