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... it just seemed wierd driving me self to the airport.... either way all went well, was up late said ta heck with it and went to bed. The ironic part of it all is that its a bike trip...the idea is to take as little as possible...yet it is painful to figure out what to take it seems.
So woke up at the crack of whatttt it can't be time to get up yet....and commenced to will myself to get it packed up. I can report...I think I got what I need ...
... having so much turbulence, the flight attendants spent more time seated and buckled up then serving. Upon arrival, we were met by the Quebec rep and taken to the hotel. The check in took a couple of minutes and we were off to our room to change and head to the pool. Did I mention it was 33 degrees. HOT hot hot ..... We toured the building, enjoyed some sun and had supper; ...
... of Montreal's settlement and expansion as well as how Mont Royal came to be protected from development. Maybe you've also noticed how the city came to get its name! Another great free thing is the Art Gallery. I wasn't expecting much but I was to be mistaken, I'd only planned to spend a couple of hours but spent the day. They have amazing works by Picasso, Monet, Degas, Cezanne, Dali, El'Greco, Matisse and Modigliani to name a few. I was able to get up close to Rodin's ...
... back to 4 stars - this is more like 3. There is no fridge in the room - our view is of a construction sight. I'm thinking everything will get prettier as it gets dark - like Darlinghurst. We had dinner at the bar attached to the hotel. There were many televisions. My meal was lovely - salad with salmon. The wine was lovely - Monkey Bay Sav Blanc from NZ. Things don't look so bad. Decided to spend the night in our uninspiring room with the view of a construction ...
... available for hire but the thing I liked most on this side were the two quirky bronze statues at either corner. Since we cant read French we couldnt actually establish the purpose of the statues but they were just interesting to look at. On one corner was a man holding a pug and wearing a pointing nose mask, whilst on the other corner there was a woman holding a poodle with the exact same nose mask. The statues were a direct contrast from the rest of the structures which ...
Other places to stay in Montreal
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- An anniversary getaway to remember!
- Couln't ask for more
- Chateau Champlain was wonderful!
Jeanne-Mance, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- We were very pleasantly surprised with the Holiday Inn Midtown
- Great place
- Not awful at all
Downtown, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- Always stay here!
- The View? Cheers! The Staff? Jeers!
- Wonderful stay
Saint-Jacques, Montreal | 5 star hotelfrom $168
- Great Hotel
- There are better options in Montreal
- Rude service, dust on the curtains and mold in the bathroom
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Avoid this place if you can
- The Good and the Bad
- Excellent location and much more
Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $183
- Great way to end our trip!
- Not a 4-star hotel
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $183
- Only tried the revolving restaurant
- A nice place for families
- Right in between St. Catherines and Vieux-Montreal
Saint-Laurent, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $110
Peter-McGill, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- The best in Montreal
- Omini Mont Royal Just Right
- Great weekend getaway
Downtown, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $164
- We recommend this hotel
- A pleasant surprise
- Hotel was good enough for our stay
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $180
- Loved every moment
- Couldn't be better
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Best Location For Gay Village
- Tired Hotel
- Beautiful, Clean, Great service
Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- Nice, inexpensive hotel
- Gestapo at the front desk
- Cantlie ignorance
Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $209
- Rather Impressed
- Beds to die for..
- Terrific French Hotel in the Quintessential French City
Saint-Laurent, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $138
- Small but servicable
- Small with Big Attitude
- Excellent location
Ville-Marie, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $138
- Good price, good location
- Pricy but worth it!!!
- Not a wonderful experience
Downtown, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $98
- Get what you pay for
- Tiny rooms filled up with smoke
- Tiny Room and Shower
Jeanne-Mance, Montreal | 5 star hotelfrom $167
Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Would not stay at this hotel again.
- Very nice
- If you are looking for Peace and Relaxation. STAY AWAY from it
Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $109
- Not as bad as these reviews say...
- Not as advertised...
- Recommended to friends
Vieux-Montreal, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $169
- Great location and lovely suite
- Una excelente ubicación y una suite encantadora.
- Trčs bon emplacement et suite ravissante
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $105
Peter-McGill, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $151
Quartier Latin, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $138
- Highly Recommend!!
- Nice stay
- Great Stay!