What We Love
- A covetable location just steps from Old Montreal
- The indoor saltwater pool
- 24-hour room service
- The chocolate mousse with absinthe dessert at the restaurant Osco!
What To Know
- The hotel is attached to the Montreal Convention Center, so it’s popular with business travelers
- Pets are welcome
- There’s a fee for in-room WiFi for non-IHG reward members
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
This 26-story property attracts plenty of business travelers, thanks to its location next to the Montreal Convention Center, but it’s a great bet for tourists, too, as Old Montreal is only a stone’s throw away. The contemporary guestrooms feature large windows overlooking the city, work desks and marble bathrooms stocked with Agraria bath products. Work up an appetite with a trip to the hotel’s fitness club, which includes a saltwater lap pool, then head to the Osco! brasserie for dishes like lobster bouillabaisse. Afterward, make your way to the bar, Sarah B., for handcrafted absinthe cocktails delivered to cozy banquettes warmed by a crackling fire.
In the Area
The hotel concierge recommends a morning visit to Bota Bota, a spa housed within a converted ship on the Saint Lawrence River that offers an extensive Nordic Bath designed to eliminate toxins and release stress. Spend the afternoon exploring Old Montreal, where horse-drawn carriages still travel down narrow cobblestone streets. Two must-sees: the Basilique Notre-Dame and the Marché Bonsecours, where visitors can shop for artisanal crafts and dine at Café des Arts, overlooking the Old Port.
How to Get There
I have stayed in 2 other intercontinental hotels and was expecting this to be the same experience. Unfortunately the bed was rock hard and extremely uncomfortable. I wasn’t able to sleep at all. We were told upon check in that a free movie came with the stay which is normal and after a half hour of trying to figure out how to order a movie we called the front desk who explained they just have cable no movie rentals? Why mention a free movie rental when your hotel doesn’t even provide this? The rooms we stayed in were freezing cold we tried to adjust the temperature on the thermostat and it stayed at a freezing temperature of 64 all night. Breakfast was ok nothing special. We also had asked for a pot of coffee to be brought to our room because the machine in our room wasn’t working and found it very surprising to be charged $30 for a small pot of coffee. Overall not a great stay definitely will Avoid this location.
It is disappointing when you use main entrance but lobby is big enough and well decorated. Front desk staff is efficient but tired with spot faces. Lobbies, corridors and room decor not better than Holiday Inn. You don't feel that you are at Intercontinental unless you pay the bills.
We were pleased with our stay here this past weekend. 12-15 minute walk from the Via station, 15-20 min walk from Centre Bell and Old Montreal literally right behind the hotel! The hotel is connected to the "underground city" which is awesome in the winter! We walked without coats on from the hotel all the way to the Eaton Centre. It's also attached to the Metro, so convenient to EVERYTHING! The room was spacious, clean and very quiet. Front desk and concierge pleasant and helpful. There is a Bagel place and a Starbucks downstairs as well as a bit of a food court. We didn't visit the hotel bar but it looked pretty cool.
I recently had a two night stay at the Intercontinental and it was very enjoyable. Great bar and great food to match. The staff was extremely attentive and helpful. I requested an extended checkout and they were happy to oblige.
Staff very polite and helpful!! Facilities very well maintained. Location absolutely great and near of restaurants. The hotel certainly will be my next stop in Montréal. Congratulations to this team!!!