18 Best Affordable Airbnbs Under 42 USD In Montreal, Canada - Updated 2022


Montreal is the second most populous municipality next in Canada after Toronto. The name Montreal came from the triple-peaked hill in the center of the city known as Mount Royal. Montreal was ranked the second best city in the world according to millennials in the year 2018. Whether it be engaging in extraneous activities like skiing, skating, and swimming or calmer activities like strolling at the botanical garden and relaxing at the spa, the place has all kinds of activities. Some of the popular sites of Montreal are the Biodome, La Ronde amusement park, SOS Labyrinth, and the Ecomuseum Zoo. If you are a person who likes places rich with fun exhilarating activities, then Montreal is a great place to visit. Unless you know someone at Montreal then having your accommodations ready before even visiting the place is important. If you are still looking for a place to stay, then continue reading below for the best cheap Airbnb rentals in Montreal.

1. Cozy studio, strategically located near Parc Lafontaine (from USD 27)

This cozy studio apartment is situated at 950 Roy Street, which means that it’s located in the trendy Le Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood and pretty close to Parc Lafontaine — one of Canada’s most beloved urban parks. Aside from its strategic location, this rental is also equipped with everything you need at an affordable price: a comfortable bed for you to rest in (sheets are provided), a private bathroom (towels are provided as well), and a kitchenette for light meals.

Your safety is also guaranteed with this rental: there’s a private entrance that only guests can access, and if you’re bringing a car with you, there’s a free parking spot for you. With its location, cleanliness, and security, this rental is ideal for global travelers.

Le Petit Salon du Parc Lafontaine
Montréal, Québec, Canada
60 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa/bed was spacious and comfortable
the flat is charming has a perfectly firm bed and fast secure wifi
gaétan’s place is beautiful and cozy and warm and serene
the place was just as it appeared in pictures super quaint and cozy
we had a lovely stay at gaétan’s apartment in montreal
the place is super clean and cozy
the apartment was super clean and quiet
the apartment was very clean and exactly what we were looking for
gaetan's place is very charming and clean
great host wonderful location and very clean room
the host is awesome and very hospitable
gaétan was a great host very warm
gaétan was a great host very accommodating
gaetan was an excellent host
last but not least gaetan is a great host
we loved the location
well located a few short and lovely blocks from two métro stations and several major bus routes
short walk to the train station and other great restaurant
great location in an adorable neighborhood and great value for the price
we loved the neighborhood and being able to walk or use the metro the whole stay
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2. Large studio room with a sunny balcony (from USD 31)

Located in Rosemont, Montreal, this apartment is actually pretty spacious despite its inexpensive fee. At 625 square feet (58.06 square meters), this rental has a living room, a bedroom, a kitchen, and a small bathroom. There’s even a sunny balcony included in this studio — complete with a table and two chairs — so it’s the perfect area to unwind after a long day of roaming around the city.

This studio is situated on the second floor of a two-story building, and the owners of this Airbnb reside on the main floor. So, if you have any concerns you’d want to raise, you can easily approach them.

Studio in Rosemont - Jaune
Montréal, Québec, Canada
32 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
clean convenient spot just like the pictures
the neighborhood is clean and friendly
i had a wonderful time i would recommend the place was very clean and the location was ideal
the hosts are great and they speak perfect english
hosts are friendly helpful and communicative
the hosts were very helpful and quick to respond if i had any questions
marie france was very kind and accommodating
marie-france and alain were very friendly
cute shops and restaurants really close to the apartment
a very nice place in a lovely location
the place is also in a very safe neighborhood
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3. Fully furnished apartment with great views of the city (from USD 38)

This apartment is located on the 17th floor, which means that you’ll be able to have unobstructed views of the city — especially over Mount Royal, the large, intrusive rock hill famous in Montreal. This rental also comes with all the necessary furnishings, including a bathtub for your bathroom and a television for your entertainment. And if you’re in the mood for a swim, there’s a swimming pool inside the building. As such, you can expect to have a wonderful and restful stay here.

Since this Airbnb is located right in the heart of downtown Montreal, you’re literally only seconds away from transportation stops. Case in point: the Guy–Concordia station is right in front of the building. This makes your vacation much easier since commuting won’t pose much of a problem to you.

studio for summer in front of metro Guy Concordia
14 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and there was plenty of toilet paper available
the cleanliness could have been better
overall cleanliness could be improved
and over all cleanliness could have been better
mostafa's place is very clean and he is very responsive
the host is nice and flexible
host is so kind and flexible
pros - the host and co-host were really nice
mostafa and his family is very nice and accommodating
the location is amazing
the location of the place is excellent
great location great host
considering the price it is a good place with respect of location
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4. Charming studio in a friendly neighborhood (from USD 38)

If you’re looking to score a rental that feels like a second home, then this rental is your best bet. This Airbnb has a simple interior design and a warm environment (there’s a heating system inside), and it’s also equipped with all the amenities you need: one queen-size bed, a well-stocked kitchen and bathroom, and a living room with cable television. This rental is also located within a friendly neighborhood, which will make you feel welcome.

You might also love to know that this rental is only 15 minutes from downtown Montreal. So, you’ll be close to shops, transport stops, and all the trendy restaurants.

Studio style Hotel Condo - Mile-End/Plateau
13 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
sylvain was a super host and very easy to communicate with
comfortable place in a good area
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5. Clean, quiet, secure apartment in the heart of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal (from USD 39)

What makes this rental incredibly attractive to tourists is the fact that it combines convenience and serenity. This place offers convenience because it’s located in the heart of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal — as such, you’re only minutes away from well-known landmarks like Parc Lafontaine.

At the same time, you can expect serenity from this Airbnb because it’s located on a secluded alley-like street, meaning you don’t have to worry about busy city sounds every minute of your stay.

This rental is also perfect for couples who are on their romantic getaway. The 500-square-foot (46.45-square-meter) space already contains all the essential amenities, such as a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and laundry facilities. There’s also a private patio with outdoor furniture. With a barbeque grill and an outdoor dining area available for you, this is the perfect place to have an intimate dinner with your partner.

This is it!
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
557 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower was great and wifi worked well
the apartment was beautiful and had all the amenities we needed
charming studio apartment perfect for two with all amenities
the ac works great there's plenty of lighting a full kitchen and plenty of hot water
the apartment was cozy and well-furnished for our stay including some outdoor space on the shared patio
clean and roomy place
everything was clean and comfortable
super clean and welcoming
clean stylish and comfortable
it is clean cozy and comfortable
joseph was quick to respond to any questions and was a wonderful host
joseph is a wonderful host who quickly responds to your questions or needs
joseph was a great host
joseph is a super nice host
joseph was a great host
perfect location to explore montreal
central location within a walking distance to every important attraction
beautiful spot relatively close to public transportation and a beautiful park
the location was right next to a beautiful park and walking distance to anything you needed
we loved being so close to the park
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6. Bright and comfortable apartment perfect for couples (from USD 35)

Are you traveling with your partner and looking for the best place to stay? If yes, why don’t you consider this particular rental unit?

This studio contains one queen-size bed, which comfortably sleeps two guests, and a well-stocked kitchen and bathroom. There’s also a free washer inside the building, so if you need to get some laundry done, you don’t have to look for a laundry place outside.

You might also love to know that this unit is hosted by English speakers. Luckily, you don’t have to worry about language barriers if you can’t speak Quebec’s primary language, French, since the hosts can communicate well in English.

Comfy Stay
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
14 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the kitchen had everything i needed in it and the space was clean
the hosts were very kind and helpful throughout my stay
nicolas and audrey were wonderful hosts
the hosts were very friendly and communicative and the whole experience was easy and pleasurable
very nice and convenient location clean apartment in a friendly quiet neighborhood with many restaurants nearby
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7. Newly renovated apartment perfect for a small group (from USD 69)

This newly renovated apartment located in the heart of Montreal is the ideal choice if you’re traveling with a small group of three people. There are two beds inside the studio — one double bed and one sofa bed — and they are enough to accommodate you and your companions. Aside from the beds, there’s also a private bathroom, a well-stocked kitchen, and a living room with a flat-screen smart television. Because of this, it’s easy to feel at home in this place.

Traveling to and fro this Airbnb is also an easy one. It’s only a short walk to the metro station and a short drive to the airport. For that reason, you don’t have to worry about missing your flight because your rental unit is so far away.

Nice fully renovated flat in heart of Montreal
45 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower pressure heating and internet wifi were perfect
i had a very nice stay in this apartement the wifi was great to finish my semester of university
nice room in a quiet area with a welcoming atmosphere
quiet and clean place
the place was very clean and nicely decorated
absolutely fantastic place very clean and cozy
it was clean great communication and everything you need in an apartment
the apartment was very clean when i arrived
mt is a perfect host
mt was an amazing host
loved the extra snacks the host provided
the host is very polite and responsive to all our queries
the host is very welcoming and respond within few minutes
the place is very cute and compact for a couple
quiet and cozy stayed in montreal for 3 days and the location was close to pretty much everything
easy check-in and conveniently located (public transit etc
good value for money very convenient location close to the subway and mt is very thoughtful with his guests
great stay pretty close to metro & host was nice to give snacks
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8. Downtown sunny utopia in the heart of it all (from USD 104)

This place is a beautiful condo unit with updated kitchen, bathroom, and custom handmade furniture located near Sherbrooke Street. It can accommodate up to three guests with its one bedroom with a double bed and a sofa bed in the common area. Entering the kitchen, guests will have access to a fridge, stove, oven, coffee maker, dishes, and all other basic kitchen utensils. Other amenities include a Pack ’n Play travel crib if you have a child. The unit is within walking distance to McCord Museum, Station Place-des-Arts, James United Church, and the Percival Molson Memorial Stadium.

Downtown Sunny Utopia
Montréal, Québec, Canada
205 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the netflix and wifi was a huge bonus
very comfortable bed thanks again t&e
bed was one of the most comfortable i’ve slept in outside of my own
netflix on the tv is a huge perk
the apartment was much better than expected
clean apartment fresh towels
very clean modern and bright
beautiful clean space - good location - comfortable and clean
the space is well decorated clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and had everything we needed
friendly hosts with timely responses
tyler & erol are great hosts
amazing place & amazing hosts :)
tyler & erol are super responsive
awesome place hosts are so helpful and attentive
was a cute apartment & close to everything
the location is really good
apartment is perfectly located and walking distance to everything
great location it has :)
the location was perfect and very close to the subway
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9. Brand new apartment with private rooftop (from USD 46)

Located downtown, this brand new apartment is close to many tourist attractions like the Old Port, Canal Lachine, and various restaurants and bars. This apartment features a private rooftop with a sectional sofa, table, and a sun umbrella, perfect for relaxing in the afternoon. This apartment can accommodate up to four guests with its one bedroom with one queen-sized bed and one sofa bed in the common area, with linens provided. Guests will be able to stay in comfort with this fully-furnished apartment with the provided WIFi connection and central heating in the area. Besides the sofa bed, the common area also has a TV guests can use to watch their favorite shows.

Brand new apartment with private rooftop
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
50 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s clean comfortable and has its own private deck to chill on
was a nice clean place to stay
apartment wasn’t really clean
clean comfortable easy check-in nice location
sara’s place is clean easily accessible by train and the instruction are impeccable
sarah’s place was very well put together stylish and clean
sarah was a great host
sarah is also the sweetest host and made us feel very welcome
it was very tidy and sarah was very helpful and kind
sarah is the best host i have had in terms of communication
she was also incredibly responsive when i messaged her
good location for all areas you wish to visit
easy access by bus or metro
great location with bars restaurants and markets close by
nice place and great location
great location with trendy bar and restaurant
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10. Downtown paradise apartment

Interested in a DIY studio apartment at the outskirts of the mountain? If so, then Downtown DIY Paradise is for you. This place is a 250 square foot (73 m²) studio apartment, complete with a double bed, kitchen, and bathroom. The kitchen has your essential appliances like a fridge, pots and pans, oven, coffee maker and dishes. Small, stylish, cozy and clean, this place is great for people who are on a budget and prefer a simple and straight-to-the-point lifestyle.

Downtown DIY Paradise
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
303 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac worked excellently and the bed was super comfy
not flash but stylish and comfortable
the bed is very comfortable and there is a great view from the window of downtown montreal
comfy bed and aircon provided which we really appreciated given the hot weather
we especially like the design of the apartment the room looks warm and has lots of small details
space was clean and comfortable
everything was very clean & towels were provided as would a hotel
the sheets were clean and as soon as you walked in it smelled fresh and clean
clean and comfortable for the price
clean and smart little studio nice interior
quick responses and helpful hosts
tyler & erol were great hosts
the check in was easy and the hosts were resposive to questions throughout the day
tyler and erol were great hosts who really took the time to give us the best recommendations and tips
the hosts are great kind people and quick to help out if trouble arises
fine location and nice appartment
the location is great everything is within walking distance
the location is good and near the key places of interest
great location close to mcgill and downtown
the location was great close to mcgill u and many attractions
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11. Cozy apartment in Old Montreal

Bordering the historic old port and downtown at the heart of Montreal, this place is a fully-furnished one-bedroom unit in front of Palais des Congress and Place d'Armes metro. This unit can accommodate up to four people with its queen-sized bed, and one sofa bed and one air mattress in the common area. With its beautiful furnishings and unique modern ambiance, guests will surely appreciate the work that went to the unit. The kitchen and living areas have all of your essential home appliances that a regular home would have.

Cozy Apartment in Old Montreal
Montréal, Québec, Canada
177 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has a great evening view
i was impressed by the neighborhood and view in the apartment
loved having a big washing machine and dryer to do our laundry
it had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
there is comfortable beds and a tv a big bathroom with a huge bath tub
clean and well kept
it was clean and cozy
clean comfortable & convenient
first of all the apartment is spotless and you can smell "the clean" when you arrive
apt is clean and check in/communication was great and easy
great hosts and responsive to questions
mike was really responsive with any questions i had
great hosts and a perfect place
mike the host was attentive and responsive
very helpful and accommodating responses are quick and thoughtful
great location and nice apartment
great location with easy access to public transportation
nice location very near to chinatown and only 15 mins walk to central station
really nice and central apartment
great location safe neighbourhood and easy walking distance to everything in old montreal
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12. Classy studio in central location

Located at the Embassy Suites Hilton, this luxurious studio is in walking distance to the Old Port of Montreal, Montreal Science Center, and Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History. This studio apartment can accommodate up to three guests with a bedroom with one queen-sized bed and a sofa bed in the common area. Some of the amenities guests will have access to are free indoor parking, free WiFi, an infant crib, fully functional kitchen, linens and towel, and gym access to the facility of the building. The place is also close to many restaurants and other business establishments including the Metro.

Classy Studio Embassy suites Hilton Old Montréal
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
108 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and sofa beds
small apt but comfortable and quiet
perfectly located studio nice apartment with lots of amenities
very clean and stylish
but everything was clean and exactly as described
great place clean spacious and easy
clean quiet nice and very functional flat
great location reasonable price very clean except for the pound of dust under the bed
lovely stay owner is very responsive
lisa-marie was a gracious host and pleasant to speak to
great host very efficient highly recommended
lisa was very helpful with check in and check out directions so everything went smoothly
lisa marie was a great host and would definitely rent again thanks for all your help lisa marie
the location is amazing
great location close to all shops and cathedral
very convenient in a good location
great location with parking included
good location and nice holder
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13. Airy loft in Old Montreal

This loft features a 15 foot (4.5 m) ceiling with a two-floor setup, allowing for a well ventilated and airy unit. This place can accommodate up to four people in its queen-sized bed on the bedroom area upstairs, and a sofa bed in the common area. Guest will also have access to a host of amenities as well as gym access. This loft is located adjacent to the convention center and is near places like d'Armes Metro, McCord Museum, and the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal.

2Floor Mezz Old Montreal/Convention Center/DownT C
Montréal, Québec, Canada
81 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable furniture stylish home and everything provided
the apartment is cuter than it looks in the pictures
appreciate the cleanliness thoughtfulness
it is very clean and stylish
super clean space and i would recommend
very clean and comfortable space to stay while in montreal
well kept apartment clean
host was very responsive
the host is very helpful and the apartment is fantastic
amazing host and place recommend 1000% :)
john was very communicative and easy to get in touch with
great location and close to everything
location is great
the location was perfect
great location for exploring old montreal
great place and really convenient location
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14. Upscale condo at Bell Centre

This fully furnished unit is located at the heart of downtown and can accommodate up to four guests with its one queen-sized bed and one sofa bed in the living area of the condo. The kitchen has all the basic kitchen appliances and utensils you may need to prepare, cook, and serve foods and beverages. Some of the amenities are a cable TV, WiFi, hot tub, gym access, pool access, and heating. Guests are provided with linens and towels on their stay at the condo. The place is near the Canadian Centre for Architecture and The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

Upscale 1 Bedroom Condo at Bell Centre!
Montréal, Québec, Canada
151 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

15. Industrial loft near convention center

Located in the heart of Montreal, this studio loft is near Saint Patrick’s Basilica, Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, and Montreal Museum of Archeology and History. This place can house two people with a queen-sized bed and a long sofa in the common area. In the back is a patio and garden for the guests to enjoy. In case guests would need to park their vehicle, paid indoor parking is only about two blocks away from the loft.

Industrial Loft near Convention Center/Downtown J
Montréal, Québec, Canada
38 reviews
Entire condominium 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

16. Private room in downtown Montreal

Located in downtown Montreal near the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, McCord Museum, and the Canadian Centre for Architecture, this sparkling clean apartment unit has a living area, one bedroom, one bathroom, dining area, and a functional kitchen. The provided air conditioning and heating, together with the provided linens and towels make for a comfortable stay in this unit. Guests will be able to prepare and cook their meals in the kitchen using the provided appliances. This unit can accommodate two guests with its bedroom with a queen-sized bed and a sofa bed in the living area.

Chambre Privée 3mn du Centre Bell
Montréal, Québec, Canada
7 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

17. Sunny suite with downtown view

This unit has an excellent view of downtown and Mount Royal, located on the 12th floor. This place can house up to three people with its one bedroom with a queen-sized bed, and a sofa bed in the common area. The kitchen has essentials and guests staying at the place will also enjoy a smart TV, Wifi, and access to the gym. The building has a laundry room in the basement to clean dirty clothes. Overall the entire apartment is well kept, comfortable, clean, well decorated, and safe.

Sunny 12th floor Suite with Downtown View
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
145 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

18. Modern studio best suited for solo travelers

If you’re traveling by yourself, then you might want to consider this rental unit as your temporary lodging in Montreal. This cozy studio is furnished in a way that’s suitable for solo travelers: it has an open floor plan — with one bed, a small kitchen equipped with all the cooking basics, and a bathroom. You can also find a smart television with access to Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon Prime Video, so you can relax after a long, tiring day by watching films and shows.

Additionally, commuting will be a breeze if you stay here — the bus stop and metro station are within walking distance. Restaurants, bars, and other iconic locations are also nearby, so you can easily do a bit of sightseeing around the area.

Recently built studio apartment, heart of downtown
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the iron was a lifesaver
air conditioning was so appreciated during this heat wave slept great
loved the bed - it was very comfortable to sleep on it- and beautiful view from the room
the bed was super comfortable as well
we had a lovely stay in this studio apt
clean and cozy apartment
place was clean and updated
the apartment was clean and well equipped
the place is very clean and very cozy
easy to check in very clean and had everything we needed
the host cedric is one of the best hosts that i had
cedric is an amazing host
he was very helpful and responded quickly
5 star experience cedric is a great host and everything was more than i expected
cedric was very easy to communicate throughout our stay and attentive to our needs
good location right next to the metro station
the location was great
excellent location and great value
excellent location next to the metro and within walking distance of many neighbourhoods
great spot super close to metro and walking distance to old montreal
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Inexpensive accommodations in Montreal, Canada

Montreal can be a costly travel destination depending on how you plan to enjoy your trip. Spending a huge chunk of your travel money on just the accommodation would mean that you have less money to spend on the actual trip itself. Going to the accommodations listed above will allow you to use more of your budget on fun activities you’d likely keep remembering for life.

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