Set on an island and named after a mountain, Montreal serves as the commercial and cultural hub of Canada’s Quebec Province. It has a distinct French influence, evident in the local language and architecture, as well as its cuisine. In 2006, Montreal was declared by UNESCO’s Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity as a City of Design, the first of its kind in North America.
From young and carefree travelers to business-minded adults, this city has all sorts of activities and accommodations that can cater to every kind of traveler’s preferences and needs. Scroll down and you might just find your ideal HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rental here too.
For young and trendy travelers on a quick vacation, there’s no better place to stay in Montreal but Griffintown. It is a former industrial neighborhood that has now evolved into a stylish tourist area filled with boutique shops, cozy cafes, and even a craft brewery. Modern yet warm, this studio apartment in the heart of Griffintown is ideal for an easy stay in Montreal. It is a compact space where everything you need, from comfy pillows to a cup of coffee, is easily within reach. Feel free to experiment with your meals using the various cooking appliances and utensils provided in the kitchen. Even if you’re not into cooking, you can easily buy ready-to-eat meals from nearby stores and heat them up in the microwave oven. After enjoying the sights and sounds of Griffintown, sleep comfortably in this room’s queen-sized bed, which can fit up to two people. If you have luggage, there’s enough space in the room to store things temporarily. Feel free to curl up on the reading chair with a book during downtime or while waiting for your car service to arrive. The bathroom has immaculate white walls, which seem pleasing to the eyes. A refreshing shower awaits, whether you prefer it hot or cold.
Posh Studio in Griffintown
Address: Griffintown, Montreal, Canada
Price: from 158 USD / night
Number of Guests: 2
Ever heard of the term “bleisure travel”? It’s a current trend that means allotting some time for leisure during a business trip, or vice versa. If you’re visiting Montreal for both business and leisure purposes, this vacation rental can be more suitable instead of a hotel. This restored Victorian house with brick walls has the comforts of your own home, but the amenities of a classy hotel. There’s a high-speed internet connection for guests, as well as a desk where you can place your laptop and deal with stuff related to work. You can easily switch to vacation mode when you enter your bedroom, a bright and spacious area with a queen-sized bed, a closet, and a mini-cabinet. With less clutter, you are sure to have a restful sleep in here. Victorian details are also present in the elegant bathroom. Indulge in a relaxing hot bath to forget your worries, even if just for a while! If you’re staying for a long period of time, you can stock up on food items and store them in the refrigerator. Cooking can also be a way to de-stress, so make sure you take advantage of all those kitchen appliances! Any dirty clothes you need to use again or you want to get cleaned before going home? There’s a laundry area with a washing machine and a dryer that makes the task as easy as pie.
Luxury, Confort And Space In An Extraordinary restored victorian house
Top guest reviewsour family of 4 had plenty of room and enjoyed all the conveniencesthe cleanliness was superbvery clean comfortable and had everything we neededthe apartment was spotless and very well maintained and decoratedthe property is just as pictured only better and immaculately clean and accommodatingwe enjoyed our short stay in this lovely clean and quiet home
Host:the hosts were super accomodating and responsiveyannick is such a fantastic hostour host yannick truly went out of his way to make us feel very welcome and cared forhe was extremely kind and helpfulyannick is a friendly helpful owner/host who clearly wants his guests to have a great rental experienceRead more reviewsthe location is fabulousexcellent location walking distance to food drink and shoppingthis is a true 5-star locationwe parked our car right in back with very easy accesswe really enjoyed the property it’s a beautiful apartment in a great location and yannick is a great host
For those who are planning an all-boys’ getaway, look no further. This pad in downtown Montreal is just the right place, where the guys can all relax or simply hangout and have fun. Given its prime location, the property is also a suitable homebase for those who want to visit bars or go on a food crawl. The pad is located on the fourth floor of the building, which can be accessed by an elevator. A living room with white walls and black furnishings shall welcome guests upon arrival. Vintage items, like these plaques, are pinned on the walls for a nice touch. Feel free to take an artsy Instagram shot! Even the guys will find it easy to whip up a quick meal in this modern kitchen. You can look up recipes if you’re not too adept in the kitchen but are up to try some cooking. If all else fails, you can just sit at the kitchen bar and have some drinks! In case you plan to channel your inner mixologist, you will find this reference book at the pad, which contains information about the best cocktails in the world. Read up and drink up! Exploring downtown Montreal is definitely fun, but if there’s something you can look forward to at the end of the day, it’s this comfy bed that promises a long and good sleep.
Hip 2BR in Downtown MTL
Address: Downtown Montreal, Canada
Price: from 118 USD / night
Number of Guests: 4
If there’s a hip pad for the boys, there’s also a lovely apartment that an all-girl traveling group will surely love. Located in the Plateau Center, near St. Laurent Boulevard, it is just a few steps away from the best fashion boutiques and vintage shops in Montreal. On the wall of the cozy living room, there’s a framed typography that says “adventure”, as if reminding guests of the thrill of discovering the unknown. Plop down on that dusky pink sofa and gather the squad to finalize your Montreal itinerary before heading out. Make your vacation more special with a delicious meal paired with a hot cup of coffee or tea. There’s nothing better than sharing stories over food in this apartment’s sunshiny kitchen! Basic items, like olive oil, salt, and pepper, are provided in the pantry. Don’t forget to stock up on other ingredients because this small yet lovely kitchen will be waiting for you to showcase your cooking skills. The apartment, located on the second floor of the building, has four bedrooms with one closet each. If you want to feel the fresh breeze, just open the windows when you wake up in the morning. For your utmost convenience, bath essentials and towels will be provided. Freshen up and be ready to face another day in the beautiful city that is Montreal!
Charming 4BR in Plateau
Address: Plateau Center, Montreal, Canada
Price: from 320 USD / night
Number of Guests: 7
Style and functionality meet in this wonderful home located at Montreal’s Gay Village. Canada is known for its LGBT-friendly policies and if you want to experience the solid sense of community, this would be an ideal place to stay. Gay or not, as long as you are an adventurous soul, you’re bound to have fun here! The bright color palette of this home is truly a feast for the eyes. Colored carpets and curtains definitely stand out, which are balanced by immaculate white walls and other neutral furnishings Funky Instagram-worthy pieces add charm to the apartment, like lamps and wall prints. They are scattered throughout the apartment and they will be hard to miss! Everything you will need for a comfortable stay is already here. All you really need is to bring yourself and enough clothing to last throughout your stay! This modest kitchen will always be ready for your kitchen experiments. Whether you’re an expert cook or just trying to be one, you can always rely on the cooking equipment and utensils provided at the apartment. A rustic brick wall accentuates this charming bedroom. You’ll need energy to enjoy exploring Montreal, so better get some shut-eye before heading out!
Chic 2BR in Gay Village
Address: Gay Village, Montreal, Canada
Price: from 530 USD / night
Number of Guests: 4
6. Sleek midcentury with swimming pool
Roam Montreal with ease and set up base close to the most frequented local spots for a trip to remember. Consider a sleek midcentury condo unit that is big enough to accommodate six guests, ideally families or groups of friends. This two-bedroom condo has a luxurious and comfortable queen bedroom, and an open-plan living room and kitchen cum dining area where guests overlook a stunning balcony view of the cityscape. The kitchen has updated cookware and cooking appliances for those who plan to cook meals indoors than eat out during their stay. There are a laundry room and a clean and functional bathroom for guests’ convenience. Guests may also use the building swimming pool and gym to maximize the amenities during their stay.
7. Spacious minimalist penthouse with balcony views
Stay in this 1211 sqft (112 sqm) penthouse in Ville-Marie to experience the best of Montreal’s locale and still get superb amenities in a stylish home. This penthouse boasts modern interiors and can accomodate up to six guests, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The living room is spacious with a sofa and flat-screen TV for guests to lounge in. The kitchen and dining area is just a few steps away which has everything you would need to prepare a meal indoors. The balcony is a great feature of this penthouse for its stunning city and neighborhood views, ideal for morning coffee sessions or late night wine nights. Nearby attractions include the Bell Centre, Notre Dame Basilica, and the Old Port of Montreal for those keen on doing some exploring.
8. Bright and airy apartment in secluded neighborhood
Enjoy some privacy but still have comfort, convenience, and design kept intact when finding a place to stay in Montreal. This stunning modern minimalist home big enough for six guests boasts two stylish bedrooms, two functional bathrooms, and an open-plan living room cum dining and kitchen area for a pleasant stay. Other amenities in this listing include laundry facilities, shower essentials, and toiletries, an indoor fireplace, a flat-screen TV, airconditioning, and heating. The best local boutiques and restaurants are nearby, and accessible on foot. The historic town also has a ton of historical architecture and attractions guests cannot miss out on, especially if it’s their first time in the city.
9. Lovely monochromatic townhouse
Stay close to Montreal’s famous attractions and great go-to spots when you book this 2,000 sqft (186 sqm) townhome for a few days in the historic city. There are three comfortable and spacious bedrooms, two functional and clean bathrooms, and a stylish living room with convertible seating, and a flat-screen TV for entertainment. The kitchen boasts updated cookware and utilities for preparing meals indoors. Other amenities include a hot tub, Wifi access, laundry facilities, and complimentary pantry items for basic breakfast prep. This stylish property is right beside the renowned Rue St. Paul, as well as popular restaurants, clubs, and cafes for those keen on seeing the locale.
10. Lux monochromatic condo with gym access
Best for families or groups of friends, this two-bedroom condo is spacious enough to accommodate six guests. It boasts lux interiors with a monochromatic gray theme, making the space a calming abode to enjoy for a few days away from home. There is a living room with comfy seating, a flat-screen TV, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a dining area for preparing and eating meals. The bedrooms have high-quality king mattresses and soft Egyptian cotton sheets to guarantee a good night’s sleep. This property is just there minutes on foot to the local shops, restaurants, and the famous jazz festival for travelers who are a little more curious to see what the area has to offer.
More things to look forward in Montreal
Aside from being a culturally-diverse city, Montreal is also known as being home to some of the best and most exciting events in Canada. There’s Cirque de Soleil, the largest theatrical producer in the world, and Montreal International Jazz Festival, the biggest jazz festival in the world since 2004.
No matter what kind of traveler you are, you are welcome to be real in Montreal!
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