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Montreal is one of the great Canadian cities that every traveler should explore at least once or twice in a lifetime. It is a top destination for travelers, with festivals, arts and cultural events, museums, markets, and food on offer. Montreal will help you practice your French language skills and has lots of great places to stay too. Among the best accommodations in the city is the following Airbnbs that introduce you to Montreal’s neighborhoods and let you live like a local during your trip.
A great home with a loft in Montreal to stay at is this Airbnb. This space accommodates up to eight guests in two bedrooms and one bath. It’s bright and spacious with a rooftop barbecue space. You’ll love the central location of this Airbnb, as well as the building that’s full of character with plenty of natural light and original artwork. It’s in a quiet residential area and in a building that’s over 100 years old. Other features are a fully equipped kitchen, clawfoot bathtub, and free parking in front of the property.
This is a modern and well-designed Airbnb property. It’s a tiny house that has been transformed with a cozy kitchen, yellow sofa, skylight window, and heated concrete floors. Guests love the eclectic décor and being in the heart of Little Italy. From here, you can walk to bars, restaurants, landmarks, museums, grocery stores, and boutique shops. It’s a great choice for a couple traveling in Montreal and has one bed and one bath for guests to use.
Meanwhile, this Airbnb is good for up to six guests and has three beds and one bath. Come here for complete privacy in a detached house and easy access to public transportation. The house spans two floors and has a large kitchen, comfy beds, washer and dryer, free Wi-Fi, and Netflix. It’s close to parks, bike paths, restaurants, and bars. Guests who book with Mariam can use the outdoor balcony space and park two cars for free in the available spaces.
This condo on Airbnb is ideal for two guests who want to explore the city on foot. It is next to the Quartier Latin and near all the main points of interest. Indoor parking is available for $15 per day. The space gives you access to high-speed internet, laundry facilities, an equipped kitchen, and basic toiletries. It’s also available for longer-term stays of 31 days or more.
Here’s a popular Airbnb rental that’s a Montreal loft for six guests. It has one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms, plus plenty of old-world charm and a creative spirit. The rental is a two-story loft in an 1846 building that has wood beams, limestone-brick walls, and French windows. You’ll be just steps from the waterfront when you stay here and can truly relax in the hammock swing and plush couches. You can also treat yourself to a little luxury in the jacuzzi/shower combo and with aromatherapy bath salts and bamboo robes. This loft rental is also available for long-term stays.
Big groups traveling together to Montreal will want to look at this top Airbnb as an option. It is a townhouse with four bedrooms, nine beds, and two bathrooms. Sixteen people can stay here and enjoy a newly renovated space across two floors and with a finished basement. There is also a rooftop terrace at the townhome. You’ll be about 15 minutes away from downtown Montreal by car. For your convenience, there is a large, private parking lot in the back that can accommodate multiple vehicles.
This Airbnb rental is a modern duplex with a mezzanine, airy feel, and double-height ceiling. The rental unit can accommodate up to eight guests. It has a queen-size bed in the bedroom, queen bed and sofa bed in the living room, and an air mattress in a second living room. The home is filled with natural light and in the heart of downtown Montreal. It is a great choice for both family vacations and business travelers. Features of the rental include a full kitchen, office desk and chair, large windows, HDTV, and laundry machines. It’s also a very kid-friendly rental with a high chair and travel crib available upon request.
Pets are allowed to stay with you and your group of up to 16 people when you book this Montreal Airbnb. The townhouse rental has four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms and is a great choice for family vacations. The townhouse has a rooftop deck and is a 15-minute drive to downtown. There are three bedrooms and two full bathrooms on the second floor, while one bedroom and the half-bathroom are in the lower level. The sleeping arrangements are made up of queen-size beds and bunk beds in each of the bedrooms. Other features of this rental are a kitchen, Wi-Fi, and TV.
Six people can make themselves at home in this two-bedroom, one-bathroom Airbnb rental that is a five-minute drive to both downtown Montreal and the subway. It is a freshly renovated condo with many amenities, including high-speed Wi-Fi and Netflix. The condo has high ceilings, a minimalist design, and location on the third floor. There is a private terrace in front where you can spend some time outside and enjoy the view. The Airbnb host also provides guests with kitchen necessities, bathroom toiletries, spare bed pillows, and linens to be comfortable.
This Montreal apartment is popular and highly rated on Airbnb. It accommodates four guests and has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The apartment is bright and rustic, with Montreal-style architecture, high ceilings, and exposed brick. It’s a lovely place to read a book and socialize in the open kitchen. Meanwhile, the city is just steps away for your days of exploring Montreal. This Airbnb apartment has a king-size bed in one bedroom and a queen-size bed in the other bedroom. It’s a family-friendly rental with a host that can provide a child bathtub, high chair, dinnerware, books, and toys.
Located in the famous Monkland village in the NDG district, this Montreal apartment is highly rated on Airbnb among travelers. The Rue Monkland area offers a unique cultural mix and some great local shops that are worth exploring. You’ll be in an inviting area with tree-lined streets, Victorian houses, and opportunities for walking and cycling to get around the city. The apartment is clean and cozy in a renovated space and close to all city services, plus public transportation to the city center. The bedroom has a queen-size bed to accommodate guests. Other amenities offered are a full kitchen, laundry machines, Wi-Fi, TV, and bathroom essentials.
If you want to be near downtown, the airport, and major roadways, consider this suite rental listed on Airbnb. Three people can stay here and sleep in the queen-size bed and sofa bed in the bedroom. The Airbnb hosts started renting out a bedroom in their house when one of their kids left to study overseas. They enjoyed the experience and turned an old garage into an additional space for guests. It is a comfortable place to stay with air conditioning, TV with Chromecast, heated floor, covered terrace, and private parking. The location of the rental unit is between the St. Lawrence River and the Lachine Canal near downtown Montreal. By car, the city center is about 15 minutes away.
Known as the Mapmaker’s House, this Airbnb is a second-floor rental unit in a 100-year-old house. It is in the historic neighborhoods of Westmount and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. The home is in a quiet area but also close to downtown and many green spaces. You’ll have two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, lounge, and two balconies while staying here. The rental also comes with laundry machines, Wi-Fi, bedding, and towels. Breakfast is included with your stay at this house.
Another affordable guest suite option in Montreal is this Airbnb unit on the second floor. It is located in a 1946-era home and has a private entrance and balcony. It is ideal for longer stays in Montreal. The bedroom has a queen-size bed, and the living room has a double futon sofa bed, plus a workspace and TV. You’ll have access to a pool, BBQ, vegetable garden, and large yard while staying here. The rental unit is in a neighborhood that mostly consists of duplexes and triplexes.
For a budget-friendly trip to Montreal, you can stay in a private room in a home, such as this Airbnb option. It is a bedroom with a queen-size bed and a shared bathroom for rent. Two guests can stay here and be just about 60 meters from the Sauvé Metro Station (orange line). From here, you can get to the city center in about 20 minutes. The unit is in a basement but full of light because of the windows. There is also a second bedroom available for rent in this home. Pets are allowed here, and there is a swimming pool that you can use.