About This Listing
Amazing apartment (duplex) fully equiped and tastefully renovated, in the heart of Old Montreal, next to City Hall and the Old Port promenade. Large bright appartment on two floors with 2 large private bedrooms, spacious lounge, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, balcony, accommodating up to 4 people. Premium bedding. High speed internet WiFi and LCD TV with cable. Supermarkets, restaurants for all budgets and styles, complex cinema of the St-Denis street, less than 5 minutes walk. All the major sites of sporting events, theaters, are located less than 20 minutes by walk or transit. ideal location to enjoy Formula 1, La Ronde, the fireworks Loto-Quebec, the Montreal Casino, the Jazz and Just for Laughs Festivals, etc. One of the best situated in Montreal downtown and probably the best quality / price Airbnb. Free on-street parking available all around.
Subways : Champ-de-Mars, Place-d'Armes et Berri-Uqam.
Within walking distance :
Supermarkets IGA & Jean Coutu : 4 minutes
Notre-Dame Basilica (OldMontreal) : 2 minutes
Convention Center : 5 minutes
Entertainment district : 17 minutes
Quartier Latin : 5 minutes
Chinatown : 4 minutes
Old Port (departure cruise and riverboats) : 2 minutes
Central Station (trains to Quebec & EU) : 25 minutes
All Montreal night life (Crescent, St-Laurent, ...) : less than 25 minutes
Services included :
Fixed telephone line with dedicated phone number. Unlimited incoming calls. Free Unlimited outgoing calls to Canada / US and 60 min / day to most European countries (excluding mobile).
Washing / drying machine
There are many other infos about directions, house rules, groceries and other points of interest in the neighborhood, in the other sections of the listing.
There is only 2 rules that I find important:
1 - The apartment has hard wood floors and the building is old (phone number hidden) was not the best year for walls's soundproofing. So I would appreciate that my guests don't walk in the apartment with leather shoes (hard soles). They are hard for wood floors and really noisy in the stairs. By the same time, try to not run in the stairs, especially evenings and nights. Slippers are availables in the entrance wardrobe.
2 - In the kitchen, there is also a wood countertop. Wooden countertops hate water. I protect them with special oil, from time to time, but it will help a lot if you can be carefull with the water on the countertop. Try to wipe water as much as possible after each (dish) wash. Thanks a lot.
We enjoyed our stay very much. Our host Lydia was very kind and went above and beyond by helping us to find parking when we arrived. The apartment was clean and well maintained. It just 5 minutes on foot to the Metro
Levi greeted us and took my husband to find free parking with our van we brought up to move my daughter from McGill. We expected to pay $30 day minimum but Levi knew places to look and the parking was indeed free. The apartment was larger and more attractive than the listing even described. The house had many antiques and felt very sophisticated. The location was right in Old Montreal/ Old Port. We were close to everything and taxis were abundant when we wanted to go to Mount Royal Park. We walked to McGill University. One day was 85 degrees F and one day 62 degrees F. The apartment with its high ceilings and many windows was very comfortable in both temperatures.
Lydia was a great host who just lives next door, so it was very easy to arrange picking up keys and getting any information about the neighbourhood. The location was very close to the metro stations and to Old Port / Old Montreal and walking distance to St-Catherine's street. We had a great time and can't wait to be back!
Myself and two friends shared the apartment for five days in May. We had a beautiful time and we loved the apartment. Accommodations are as described and very comfortable, quiet and close to everything downtown. Our host was so incredibly accommodating at check in as our train arrived 40 min later than expected, so there was very short notice on the late arrival. She has been a prompt replyer throughout our entire contact history. There was a thoughtful list of her contact info, WiFi password, etc left next to the phone. I would highly recommend this listing and would love to stay again when in Montreal in the future.
Excellent location near old town, convention Centre, transit, St. Laurant and St Denis shopping and restaurants. Full kitchen, good internet access, and lots of hot water.
A friend and I spent one week at Lydia's appartement and it might be the best located appartement you can find for a cheap price. The metro Champ-de-Mars (one station away from the centre) is 2 minutes to reach and the old Montréal is almost "next door"!
The appartement is perfect for 2 persons but it's also good for 3 or 4 persons. I like the "old style" in particular, which is typical for a condo in this town. You really feel like a Montrealer. Every commodation needed are a few steps away.
Nothing more to add - book it!
Lydia was a great, responsive host. She lives in the same building and is easily assessable. The apartment was great - roomy, clean, and situated perfectly for exploring Montreal on foot.
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