10 Airbnbs in Montreal for $ 100 or less
For a European getaway without crossing the Atlantic, head to the second largest French-speaking city in the world: Montreal. Located on an island at the confluence of the Ottawa and St. Lawrence rivers, the city gets downright freezing in winter, but now is the time to see it in all its fall splendor. Serious observers will begin their journey at New York’s Penn Station and board the Adirondack train, which traverses some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery en route to Montreal.
Between exploring the century-old cobbled streets of Old Montreal, visiting galleries and tasting the city’s famous diverse cuisine (Restoration week until November 8), you’ll need a place to fight fatigue. Luckily, Airbnb has hundreds of listings in the heart of the city, with an average whole home rental rate of just $ 78. Here are 10 of our favorites.
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Located in the trendy Plateau Mont Royal district, this two bedroom apartment offers its clients a glimpse of the real Montreal, far from the hordes of tourists. The building dates from 1885, but the interior is brand new with amenities like Apple TV, a well-equipped kitchen and bathroom, and a private courtyard. Customers are given a code to enter, and they’re not supposed to clean when they leave, which is always a nice bonus.
You will have to climb three flights of stairs to reach this An apartment with one bedroom, but past guests say it’s worth it for the view of bustling Saint-Paul Street in Old Montreal. The sunny space is carefully equipped with an electric fireplace, laundry room and funky furnishings.
This modern condo near downtown looks more like a hotel than most Airbnb rentals. In addition to having access to a rooftop swimming pool (during the warmer months), a sauna and a gym, guests have full kitchens, a queen-size bed and a private bathroom. a washer / dryer. Located between the Old Port and the financial district, the rental is within walking or biking distance of many of Montreal’s main attractions.
Vegetarians don’t need to apply to this hunting lodge themed apartment in the Plateau, just off Avenue Mont-Royal lined with restaurants. There is a bearskin rug and a few other hunting trophies as well as antique furniture, a piano, and a rustic but well-equipped kitchen. There are two bedrooms and a private terrace, and it’s five minutes from the Mont-Royal metro station.
Spread over two floors, this apartment in the Mile End (“Montreal’s Brooklyn”) has a living room, kitchenette and dining room on the first floor, with a bedroom, bathroom, and study space upstairs. Toiletries come with food and drink, including coffee, juice, milk, local beer, and even fresh croissants, if you’re lucky.
This artistic loft the quieter side of Old Montreal has high ceilings, exposed brick walls, an open floor plan, and room for up to three people. Host Jonathan has earned 18 five-star reviews so far, with past guests praising the apartment’s comfortable bed, cleanliness and central location.
Take note: The owner of this whitewashed T2 is open to exchanging apartments in certain towns. Located in charming Little Italy, the tidy rental features street parking, two balconies, and a queen bed. Stop nearby Jean Talon Market for groceries, then cook yourself a dinner in the full kitchen.
A massive tub is arguably the best part of this two bedroom apartment in Plateau Mont-Royal, and it doesn’t hurt that it’s priced under $ 65 / night. Public transport and Bixi bicycle rack are easily reached on foot and the hosts have many recommendations for nearby shops and restaurants, including French bakeries and butchers.
This one bedroom basement apartment is in a historic house in the Plateau. Exposed stone walls, reclaimed wood furniture, and a sliding barn door give the space a rustic feel, while the spacious kitchen and bathroom are brand new.
A skylight floods this Loft in Old Montreal with sunlight. The apartment can accommodate four people, with a queen-size bed and a comfortable sofa bed. Guests congratulate hosts Marie and Pat for their helpfulness and responsiveness, while the apartment’s location is ideal, close to cafes, restaurants and museums.
paste Airbnb Columnist Erica Jackson Curran is a former editor-in-chief of the alternative weekly turned freelance moonlight based in Richmond, Virginia.