Travel Blogs from Montreal
Ça y est ! Après des années à rêver de vivre ce genre d'aventure, c'est finalement aujourd'hui que le rêve devient réalité. Je passe une dernière nuit dans mon lit (tu vas me manquer toi!). Disons, quelques heures. Trois tout au plus (préparatifs de dernière minute obligent). Je prend le bus 747 de 05h13. À 06h00, ma valise est partie et j'ai mes cartes d'embarquement. Un dernier salut à ma grande amie Jacqueline, qui a bien voulu m'accompagner et ...
... and the Canadian dollar are virtually equal in value, but the Canadians don't want our US dollars, which meant we needed to go to a bank to exchange US dollars into Canadian. We had to act quickly because the banks would be closing within the hour. The folks at the RV Camp told us of a bank in the nearest town.
GPS - Global Positioning Satellite???? GPS also means Going to Purgatory Soon. OK, here is our current address: 3449, Chemin de ...
... the front while I finished my ice-cream who was trying to give away a spare ticket he had.
We went inside and tried to find ourselves the best position. We had a look up at the balcony, but all the chairs were taken, so we went back downstairs and ended up getting a spot at the front of the bar section just behind the mosh pit, where we could also sit on the railing. Perfect!
The Metropolis is a great venue as it's not too big, so you feel close to the ...
... And each mall had a sizable food court with food vendors ranging from Thai, Indian, Japanese, French, and American. If it wasn't for the hefty 15% sales tax, we'd buy something other than ice cream.
We made a quick stopover at the hotel to freshen up and decide on a place to eat dinner. We went over to the lively Plateau neighborhood. We first stopped at Mamie Clafoutis for a pastry snack. Then we went over to Au Pied ...
... unfortunately; whilst ladies are supposed to glow rather than sweat, I’m afraid there was no other word for what we were all doing as we walked to the bank and then the bus stop in the sweltering heat. We took solace in the bank and experienced the bliss of air-conditioning before heading out to face the hot summer once again; Claire said next week is meant to be the most unbearable week of the summer, fun times.
A long bus ride over to ...
Other places to stay in Montreal
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- An anniversary getaway to remember!
- Couln't ask for more
- Chateau Champlain was wonderful!
Jeanne-Mance, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $135
- We were very pleasantly surprised with the Holiday Inn Midtown
- Great place
- Not awful at all
Downtown, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $192
- Always stay here!
- The View? Cheers! The Staff? Jeers!
- Wonderful stay
Saint-Jacques, Montreal | 5 star hotelfrom $171
- Great Hotel
- There are better options in Montreal
- Rude service, dust on the curtains and mold in the bathroom
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $185
- Avoid this place if you can
- The Good and the Bad
- Excellent location and much more
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $169
- Only tried the revolving restaurant
- A nice place for families
- Right in between St. Catherines and Vieux-Montreal
Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $176
- Great way to end our trip!
- Not a 4-star hotel
Saint-Laurent, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Peter-McGill, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- The best in Montreal
- Omini Mont Royal Just Right
- Great weekend getaway
Downtown, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $137
- We recommend this hotel
- A pleasant surprise
- Hotel was good enough for our stay
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Loved every moment
- Couldn't be better
Downtown, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $131
- Best Location For Gay Village
- Tired Hotel
- Beautiful, Clean, Great service
Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Nice, inexpensive hotel
- Gestapo at the front desk
- Cantlie ignorance
Square Mile, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $338
- Rather Impressed
- Beds to die for..
- Terrific French Hotel in the Quintessential French City
Saint-Laurent, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $132
Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $125
- Small but servicable
- Small with Big Attitude
- Excellent location
Ville-Marie, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Good price, good location
- Pricy but worth it!!!
- Not a wonderful experience
Downtown, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $96
- Get what you pay for
- Tiny rooms filled up with smoke
- Tiny Room and Shower
Jeanne-Mance, Montreal | 5 star hotelfrom $173
Square Mile, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- 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 hotel
- Not as bad as these reviews say...
- Not as advertised...
- Recommended to friends
Vieux-Montreal, Montreal | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Great location and lovely suite
- Una excelente ubicación y una suite encantadora.
- Très bon emplacement et suite ravissante
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $113
Peter-McGill, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $103
Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Montreal | 3 star hotelfrom $158
Quartier Latin, Montreal | 2 star hotelfrom $100
- Highly Recommend!!
- Nice stay
- Great Stay!