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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In The Plateau, Montreal, Canada - Updated 2020

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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!

1. Big room in Montreal's Plateau-Mont-Royal (from USD 24)

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-Royal
Montreal, Québec, Canada
330 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi works really well
definitely needed that fan for a summers day/evening
the room is large with a comfortable bed
the room was simple and sweet
the room was really huge and cozy
very clean and beautiful place
clean towels comfy bed personal space
extremely clean and artfully decorated place
the place was very clean and cosy
clean bathroom nice towels lovely shower in beautiful old fashioned bathtub
the host was super nice great directions and recommendations
the host had sex with his girl friend
very kind and friendly host
charles is a very good host
lovely garden beautiful house very friendly and relaxed host
apartment well located and very welcoming
great location and good facilities
super close to the metro restaurants and bars
amazing location extremely hospitable and friendly
charles's place is beautiful and the location is absolutely ideal
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2. Fanciful colour (from USD 21)

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 color
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
300 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it got a little hot however thierry did provide a small fan to help
really enjoyed sitting out on the balcony having our breakfast each morning
thierry's apartment is absolutely wonderful--it is a true diamond in the rough
the space was beautiful (with a very comfortable bed to boot) and in a fantastic location
room was very artsy and the bed was super comfy beautiful neighborhood with parks everywhere
very stylish and clean place
this house was so clean and artistic
the apartment was super clean and comfortable
a very clean laid back funky atmosphere
the appartment is very clean and spacious
and the host was kind
thierry was a wonderful host
thierry is a great host
thierry is a great host
thierry is a wonderful host
good location with shops and reataurants nearby
whimsical apartment in a super convenient location
close to a lot of great restaurants
good location and easy to get to by metro
fun space relatively close to the metro in a quiet neighborhood
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3. Mile End hideaway (from USD 30)

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 Hideaway
Montréal, Québec, Canada
228 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are two doors to the apartment with secure locks
it was super clean and comfortable
communication with elliot was excellent and the studio is spotless and well-equipped
very clean tastefully renovated and compact
super clean fantastic location excellent communication and easiest check in
the apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
very nice host and responsive
to match that you have a fantastic host in elliott
the host made sure i was seeing everything i wanted to and had great recommendations
he was an excellent host and a great communicator
the host was very supportive and helpful; also quick to respond to any requests
the location was great
loved the location
wonderful location steps away from so many gems
the location of this airbnb is excellent
elliott's place perfectly suited my brief weekend stay
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4. The room that beckons you - In the Plateau (from USD 17)

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 Plateau
Montréal, Québec, Canada
286 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sandra provides a great room just as described
the breakfast is such a nice touch
she put on a great spread for breakfast
the space was clean and comfortable
the bathroom is new and clean
the house was relatively clean
sandra’s place was clean and had everything i needed
bathroom always clean and so nice hosting she really takes care of you
sandra was a great host
sandra was a great host
thank you sandra for your kind and generous hospitality
the most amazing airbnb host i have found
in addition to been a great host sandra was also my human encyclopaedia
the location is great
great location easy to access to everywhere
a fantastic location and a super charming room
great price and convenient location
excellent stay v cute place
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5. The Drolette Room (from USD 20)

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 Room
Montréal, Québec, Canada
186 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
small but cozy powerful heater is perfect for winter weather
nice area and comfy room when i had a question laurence responded me quick
the room's not huge but we were very comfortable there
it is a cozy and clean place lawrence was friendly and respectful
quick responses and very clean room
great small and clean room right near the metro
room is clean and cozy just like pictures showed
i enjoyed my stayed here i felt safe and the house was clean and comfortable
the host was friendly
host was very helpful & kind
host was very gracious
it was easy to communicate with the host
laurence and fred are wonderful hosts and will provide valuable suggestions next to their hospitality
great location and laurence was super flexible
great location and great value
perfect location close to everything we wanted to see
it is located in a very nice neighborhood close to supermarket and subway station
perfect location really close to the metro and many buses
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6. Luminous and artsy loft

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
86 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests

7. Cozy studio, five minutes from downtown

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
40 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

8. Artsy one-bedroom flat in Plateau-Mont-Royal - Five minutes to 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
35 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

9. Sunny double room in Mile End

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 End
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
94 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Small private room in the heart of the Plateau

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 Plateau
Montréal, Québec, Canada
203 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is small but organized in an excellent fashion and is comfy
i appreciated the small desk and night-table which both had outlet access
the room is perfect for one person
this small no-frills room in rami's was a good value and exactly what i was looking for
the room itself has a private door lock and key which made me feel very secure
clean place and great bed
small room but clean and comfortable
but it was clean and cozy
the room is very well cleaned and equipped
it is very clean and comfortable
rami is a great host
rami is a great host
rami is a great host
warm welcoming host eager to please
rami is an excellent host
great place close to nice neighborhoods and lots of bus stations
great location for a good price
great location for a good price
great value & great location
great value in a great location
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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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