Hotel Dauphin Montreal Downtown
Travel Blogs from Montreal
Okay, so imagine my delight when I realized that the flight was a 3.5 hour direct journey! The new West Jet seat back TVs are wonderful...ask my children...or their mother. So we arrived safe and sound with all our luggage and proceeded to almost die on the way to the hotel. I`d forgotten how exhilarating (read: terrifying) Montreal traffic can be …
... much in Montreal other than wandered around, we also hired bikes one day and went and explored the city, that was good fun! Montreal reminded me of Brighton apart from the ridiculous amounts of beggars, who every two minutes ask you for money! This is cool - every Sunday throughout summer they hold this party in the park called Tam Tams, there is music, bongos, tight rope walkers, jugglers, acrobats, even foam sword fights, ...
... for dinner. Unfortunately these compliments come from a guy - the Village is Montreal's gay quarter. Walking back west I'm soon among the Jazz Festival and stop to listen to a few bands before moving into the old city. After checking out the pier and Main Street I meet Emily as she's finishing work and we ride back home. It's midnight by the time I get back therefore a good time to call my family is Brisbane. It's the first time I've spoken with them since I left ...
... teens – a tell-tale
sign that we were headed in the right direction.
Let me tell
you some things that I know about malls: they are big, they smell like
pretzels, they have expensive stores, and they are loud. Knowing all of this, I
willingly entered the largest mall I have ever been in, -sunlight +size
-girlfriends +language barrier. As you may be able to tell, I am leading up to
... of our time visiting Montréal.
While staying in Montréal, our friends Alex and Karen gave us a gift certificate to try out the Bixi Bikes for the day that are stationed throughout the city. We had seen these bikes in Toronto and throughout our travels (re: bikes located strategically throughout the city, waiting to be rented out for the time, hour or day as required) but we had never rented them before. We were ecstatic ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
Might have been better if the ironing board wasn't AWOL, if the remote-control blinds worked, or if I woke up early enough to enjoy breakfast. Definitely the hotels fault on that last part, right?
I will admit, the heated tile floor in the bathroom was nice. Very nice.
Also, offering not just free wi-fi, but free PC to use free internet? Win.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.