Fans of café culture will be in heaven in the neighbourhood of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal or Montreal’s Plateau area. It is packed full of colourful houses, bookshops and yes, cafes, and was the home of a number of Quebecois writers, such as Mordecai Richler and Michel Tremblay. It is also well-known for the cultural delights of Saint Laurent Boulevard and has been referred to as one of North America’s hippest neighbourhoods. And one of these top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals will put you right in the thick of the action. Read on and take your pick!
This highly-rated private room is a great option for solo travellers or couples looking for accommodation that won’t break the bank. This double bedroom, which is located in the host’s home, is well-placed for the area’s range of bars, cafés and restaurants - so, if you want to immerse yourself in the local culture you’re in luck.
The property itself also boasts another Airbnb room, so you’ll also get the chance to make plenty of new friends during your downtime. The low price and location were given top marks by former guests.
Big Room Montreal Plateau Mont-RoyalMontreal, Québec, Canada
Top guest reviewswifi works really welldefinitely needed that fan for a summers day/eveningthe room is large with a comfortable bedthe room was simple and sweetthe room was really huge and cozyvery clean and beautiful placeclean towels comfy bed personal spaceextremely clean and artfully decorated placethe place was very clean and cosyclean bathroom nice towels lovely shower in beautiful old fashioned bathtub
Host:the host was super nice great directions and recommendationsthe host had sex with his girl friendvery kind and friendly hostcharles is a very good hostlovely garden beautiful house very friendly and relaxed hostRead more reviewsapartment well located and very welcominggreat location and good facilitiessuper close to the metro restaurants and barsamazing location extremely hospitable and friendlycharles's place is beautiful and the location is absolutely ideal
A splash of colour awaits those who opt for a stay in this private room, in the heart of Montreal’s Plateau. Indeed, the property’s decor is a popular talking point among past guests, who rated this private room highly. Its central location means it is also well placed near the area’s shops and restaurants - and the nearby metro station makes getting around the wider area a cinch.
It is also handily-placed for the local Lafontaine and Laurier parks. Guests who stay in this double-bedroom will also have access to the property’s kitchen and WiFi.
Fanciful colorMontréal, Quebec, Canada
Top guest reviewsit got a little hot however thierry did provide a small fan to helpreally enjoyed sitting out on the balcony having our breakfast each morningthierry's apartment is absolutely wonderful--it is a true diamond in the roughthe space was beautiful (with a very comfortable bed to boot) and in a fantastic locationroom was very artsy and the bed was super comfy beautiful neighborhood with parks everywherevery stylish and clean placethis house was so clean and artisticthe apartment was super clean and comfortablea very clean laid back funky atmospherethe appartment is very clean and spacious
Host:and the host was kindthierry was a wonderful hostthierry is a great hostthierry is a great hostthierry is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsgood location with shops and reataurants nearbywhimsical apartment in a super convenient locationclose to a lot of great restaurantsgood location and easy to get to by metrofun space relatively close to the metro in a quiet neighborhood
Trendy cafes, clubs and shops await those who opt for a vacation in this two-person studio flat, at the rear of a house in Mile End. Guests enjoy a private entrance with 24/7 access - perfect for coming and going as you choose. It also comes with kitchenette facilities for whipping up a wee snack between meals in the local cafés and restaurants.
Past guests were full of praise for the flat’s location, close to a host of local highlights while being a quiet oasis of calm in its own right - with the outdoor terrace and its grapevine-covering making for a nice spot to unwind.
Mile End HideawayMontréal, Québec, Canada
Top guest reviewsthere are two doors to the apartment with secure locksit was super clean and comfortablecommunication with elliot was excellent and the studio is spotless and well-equippedvery clean tastefully renovated and compactsuper clean fantastic location excellent communication and easiest check inthe apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
Host:very nice host and responsiveto match that you have a fantastic host in elliottthe host made sure i was seeing everything i wanted to and had great recommendationshe was an excellent host and a great communicatorthe host was very supportive and helpful; also quick to respond to any requestsRead more reviewsthe location was greatloved the locationwonderful location steps away from so many gemsthe location of this airbnb is excellentelliott's place perfectly suited my brief weekend stay
Another property that combines a central location with good value, this single-bedroom is an option for those solo travellers who want to explore without busting their wallet. It is also well situated for local transport links, as well as the shops, bars and restaurants that visitors to the Plateau love.
Guests also enjoy access to all of the common areas in the wider property, as well as WiFi and a TV. And past guests recommend it, giving it top marks for its low price and top location.
La chambre qui vous fait signe, dans le PlateauMontréal, Québec, Canada
Top guest reviewssandra provides a great room just as describedthe breakfast is such a nice touchshe put on a great spread for breakfastthe space was clean and comfortablethe bathroom is new and cleanthe house was relatively cleansandra’s place was clean and had everything i neededbathroom always clean and so nice hosting she really takes care of you
Host:sandra was a great hostsandra was a great hostthank you sandra for your kind and generous hospitalitythe most amazing airbnb host i have foundin addition to been a great host sandra was also my human encyclopaediaRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat location easy to access to everywherea fantastic location and a super charming roomgreat price and convenient locationexcellent stay v cute place
This double bedroom is a good option for solo travellers or couples and should also come in useful for those planning on visiting the city for study - thanks to the presence of a desk. It is also just a short walk from the nearest metro station, should you be looking to use public transport to get around. As with other properties on this list, it also comes with WiFi access for keeping your tech hooked up to the net during your stay.
The Drolette RoomMontréal, Québec, Canada
Top guest reviewssmall but cozy powerful heater is perfect for winter weathernice area and comfy room when i had a question laurence responded me quickthe room's not huge but we were very comfortable thereit is a cozy and clean place lawrence was friendly and respectfulquick responses and very clean roomgreat small and clean room right near the metroroom is clean and cozy just like pictures showedi enjoyed my stayed here i felt safe and the house was clean and comfortable
Host:the host was friendlyhost was very helpful & kindhost was very graciousit was easy to communicate with the hostlaurence and fred are wonderful hosts and will provide valuable suggestions next to their hospitalityRead more reviewsgreat location and laurence was super flexiblegreat location and great valueperfect location close to everything we wanted to seeit is located in a very nice neighborhood close to supermarket and subway stationperfect location really close to the metro and many buses
If it’s the Plateau’s well-known artistic culture you’re after, then this loft studio flat will be right up your street - with arty touches even extending to the colourful images on the external walls! This 19th-century building is perfectly located for those looking to enjoy the restaurants, bars and boutiques which make this neighbourhood such a popular place to visit.
Solo travellers or couples who opt for this property won’t have to sacrifice any home comforts either - with everything from high-speed internet to a fully-equipped kitchen and a home cinema system among the amenities. Past guests loved this “wonderful” and “awesome” spot, giving it top marks for location and value for money.
LOFT - luminous and artsy
Couples looking for a compact studio flat for a short city break may wish to consider this property. It packs a lot into its cosy interior, from full kitchen facilities to a small dining area and bath. It is also perfectly placed for the likes of the Jean-Mance Park and is just a short walk from all manner of top restaurants, bars and other nightspots.
Guests will also have access to WiFi - ideal for planning the day’s itinerary of places to visit, or for uploading snapshots of your stay in the Plateau.
Cozy Lux Studio 5 minutes from Downtown
Those looking for simple, no-frills accommodation, from where to explore the Plateau’s many charms, may opt for this two-person studio flat. Its location places guests close to the bustling heart of this lively neighbourhood and its range of restaurants and bars. The nearby bus terminal also makes it easy for exploring the wider area and making the short hop into downtown. The property itself, which includes a double bed, kitchen facilities, a dining table and bathroom, also features WiFi access.
Artsy 1 BR in Plateau Mont Royal - 5 Mins to Dtown
As well as having bags of character, this double bedroom in Mile End is another option for those who wish to sample the delights of the Montreal Plateau without having to fork over lots of money. The private room is also close to a host of great bookshops, record stores and the area’s popular cafés. A bike hire stand is also close by, opening up extra options for exploring the city.
No wonder then that the property scored top marks for location among past guests. Those who opt for this property will also enjoy access to the living room, kitchen and its balconies.
Sunny Double Room in the Mile EndMontreal, Quebec, Canada
This compact private room may appeal to the solo traveller looking for a short stay at a very good price. It is a stone’s throw from the bustling restaurants of St Laurent Street, is very close to a 24-hour grocery store for vital supplies, and is just five minutes from the metro - should you wish to explore the wider Montreal area. The hosts also offer a pickup and drop off service to the airport, train or bus links for small fees.
Guests also enjoy WiFi access, which should come in handy if you have a laptop and wish to use the room’s desk to make plans for the rest of your holiday. Former guests were full of praise for the property, giving it top scores, across the board.
Small private room in heart of PlateauMontréal, Québec, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe room is small but organized in an excellent fashion and is comfyi appreciated the small desk and night-table which both had outlet accessthe room is perfect for one personthis small no-frills room in rami's was a good value and exactly what i was looking forthe room itself has a private door lock and key which made me feel very secureclean place and great bedsmall room but clean and comfortablebut it was clean and cozythe room is very well cleaned and equippedit is very clean and comfortable
Host:rami is a great hostrami is a great hostrami is a great hostwarm welcoming host eager to pleaserami is an excellent hostRead more reviewsgreat place close to nice neighborhoods and lots of bus stationsgreat location for a good pricegreat location for a good pricegreat value & great locationgreat value in a great location
Soak up Montreal's café culture
From small, low priced bedrooms to studio flats, there’s an accommodation option here that should appeal to couples on a city break or solo travellers, hoping to explore some of the Plateau’s cultural highlights.
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