Hotel St. Paul
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel St. Paul Montreal
I don't think I've ever seen a hotel get such mixed reviews, so it only seems fair to add my own views in order to help other travellers.
The hotel was decorated very nicely in the very modern, crisp style that is so hip right now...however, with their minimilism they seem to have missed a few things. For one, the beds were terribly uncomfortable and the pillows were rock hard. The room was incredibly sparse and not comfortable at all. However, what was the worst was the noise. We were on the third floor on a Saturday night and the bar is right underneath. You could hear the music until 4:00 in the morning. There did not seem to be any soundproofing at all. I could not believe that they actually would put people in those rooms knowing that they would not have any quiet until 4AM. I can't express HOW LOUD it was...I am fairly young and still like to go out, however this was ridiculous. And despite complaints, despite requests for room changes, the front would have none of it. It is in a gorgeous part of Montreal, however if you choose to stay there I recommend you insist on the top floor.
Service was amazing ! All Front desk people went out of their way to assure our enjoyment. Above and Beyond the call of Duty ! The setting is gorgeous especially thanks to the outside and inside lightning. I did love the spacious bathtub and amenities.
I just wanted to take a moment to let you know how much I enjoyed my recent stay at The Hotel St. Paul. My girlfriend and I had the pleasure of staying at the hotel on a Saturday evening a couple of weeks ago. We were in town for our anniversary and it was one of the coldest weekends on record. Though the weather could have been a hindrance to our first visit to your romantic city, the staff provided us with a number of great options to keep us warm, fed and happy. The ladies who worked the front desk were knowledgeable and accommodating and went above and beyond the call of duty to provide us with exemplary service. The room was clean and well appointed, and the breakfast superb. We can confirm that our next trip to Montreal will be spent at the Hotel St. Paul. It is a pleasure to be able to commend this hotel on its wonderful service.
Loved the Hotel St. Paul. I stayed here over Valentines day weekend in a junior suite. The hotel is located in Viex Port which makes it close to everything. The junior suites are fabulous. The bathrooms are enormous with a huge Japanese soaking tub. Suite featured gorgeous hardwood floors and huge window boxes big enough to cuddle up in. The staff was on point and the bar downstairs while quite small and a filled with faux burgeouis served great drinks. Cube, their restaurant didn't do much for us so we avoided it like the plague. Pricing was great if you booked in advance but expensive last minute but the value is worht it. My only qualms with the rooms would be the purported internet access that required you to change you DNS server and your pop email client. Now days at the Courtyard by Marriott you just plug in your laptop and you are online. That would be it.
I stayed at the St. Paul with my girlfriend for a short vacation last summer. The room decor was appropriate and comfortable. The price was not bad either. Very romantic!
I wish we'd had more time in both Montreal and this hotel. My husband and I stayed there overnight, en route to Quebec City. The St. Paul is a hotel of the 21st century, that's for sure -- very cool and spare yet sensual in its textures and appointments. It was such a nice touch to have the CD/radio tuned to a quiet classic station when we arrived; it created a feeling of quiet and welcome. Walking barefoot on the dark wood floors in the crisply starched robes made both of us feel like the "beautiful people" in some ad. Very nice toiltries -- yes, I pocketed 'em all! The location is a little out of the main swing of things, in the business end of the old city, but just a picturesque couple of blocks' walk from the action. The staff at the front desk were eager to please, though we didn't have to ask for many referrals, given our short stay. I note a previous review of "dingy, dark" halls and "used furniture." The halls are painted and carpeted a warm dark gray and moodily lit, so I can understand the preception, though we found it a soothing departure from more garish hotel lighting. The furniture appeared quite new to us; maybe our room was refurbished...? Overall, a very nice place that made us feel very relaxed and special.
My husband just got back from a five day stay in Montreal. While there, we stayed in Hotel St. Paul and I must say that it is an excellent hotel!!!The architecture and the design of the hotel are unbelievable. The rooms are large and the bathrooms are gorgeous and stacked with great products as well as robes to wear. The room service is excellent and made sure that we had everything that we needed, even supplied us with free gourmet chocolates each night. Our room had unbelievable views of the city and was furnished with great furniture and state of the art stereo system. The staff of the hotel could not be more pleasant and nice and went out of their way at all times to make sure that we were happy. The hotel also has a great restarant, The Cube. Even though it is a bit pricey, it is worth to go there for dinner one night, because the food is out of this world and chances are that you will spot one or two celebrities, as we did, since this hotel seems to be a stop for many of them.To sum up, I would recommend this wonderful hotel to anyone who appreciates architecture, class, good food and relaxation.
Hotel St. Paul so not worth the hype!
My huband I were very disappointed by Hotel St. Paul. It's trying to be hip and chic, but it's really just dark and dingey. It's not nearly as cool as the website makes it seem. The place needs new carpets, a new paint job...and the used, seedy furniture was just not doing it for us.
Instead, I would recommend the Hotel Nelligan. Now this is a world class, luxury, boutique hotel that is right around the corner from Hotel St. Paul. The rates are almost exactly the same too, which is laughable. Do yourself a favor and stay at Hotel Nelligan when visiting Old Montreal, you won't be disappointed!
Fantastic "boutique" hotel - very stylish, "Schraegeresque", would fit right in with the hippest of New York or Paris except the rooms are to large. Great bar and restaurant "Cube". worth a visit even if you are not staying at the hotel. Cheerful and sexy staff. Would and will stay again.