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Featured Hostels in Montreal

M Montreal
2 out of 5
1245 Rue Saint-André, Montreal, QC
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$79
per night
Apr 10 - Apr 11

Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street and St. Denis Theatre. The Underground City and Old Port of Montreal ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (360 reviews)

"This comfortable and modern property is a charming spot for people looking for a energetic accommodations. The staff is very friendly and inviting, they take the time to make sure your stay is perfect."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

M Montreal
Auberge YWCA
2 out of 5
1355 Boul René-Levesque Ouest, Montreal, QC
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Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street and The Underground City. Bell Centre and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts ...

4.2/5Excellent! (328 reviews)

"Great place to stay! Good location, reasonnable price, close to everything. Walkable area, great staff and rooms are always clean. I stayed there often and will go back!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Auberge YWCA
Hostel Gîte du Plateau Mont-Royal
2 out of 5
185 rue Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, QC
$57
per night
May 7 - May 8

Located in Plateau Mont Royal, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street, The Underground City, and St. Denis Theatre. McGill University ...

4/5Very Good! (163 reviews)

"Great location; we had a private room which was clean and bright. Only two single toilets on our floor."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Hostel Gîte du Plateau Mont-Royal
HI Montreal Hostel
2 out of 5
1030, Mackay Street, Montreal, QC
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Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bell Centre and Christ Church Cathedral. Notre Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (273 reviews)

"I really recommend everyone nice @ this place it’s near everything"…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

HI Montreal Hostel
Samesun Montreal Central
2 out of 5
1586 Saint-Hubert, Montreal, QC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$41
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15

Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street and St. Denis Theatre. The Underground City and Old Port of Montreal ...

4.2/5Excellent! (209 reviews)

"Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was basic. AC/heater was a bit temperamental. Overall the hostel was good for a few nights' stay. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

Samesun Montreal Central
Auberge L'Apéro
2 out of 5
1425 Mackay, Suite 2, Montreal, QC
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Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and The Underground City. Bell Centre ...

3.6/5Good! (102 reviews)

"The place was close to everything. Shopping food coffee metro (subway)"…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Auberge L'Apéro
Residences UQAM Ouest
1.5 out of 5
2100 rue St-Urbain, Montreal, QC
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Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is steps from Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier and The Underground City. Sainte-Catherine Street and McGill University are also within ...

3/5 (522 reviews)

"The location of the residence is great, only a short walk away from gayvillage, downtown and Old Montréal and a parking garage next door. The room was just big enough for the bed and furniture and the airconditioning in the hotel in general was very poor so we had to buy our own little fan, other ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Residences UQAM Ouest
Auberge Alternative du Vieux-Montréal - Hostel
2 out of 5
358 rue Saint-Pierre, Montreal, QC
$34
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15

Located in Old Montreal, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Pointe-a-Calliere Museum and The Underground City. Palais des congres de Montreal and Old Port ...

4/5Very Good! (94 reviews)

"Very low key, welcoming, calm and thus making the stay pretty cool. Location is great! A bit noisy (construction outside, was in the Rose room), coming from NY, I would call it no big deal!"…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

Auberge Alternative du Vieux-Montréal - Hostel
Alexandrie Montreal
2 out of 5
1750 rue Amerst, Montreal, QC
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Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Place des Arts and within 3 mi (5 km) of Mount Royal Park and Parc Jean-Drapeau. Montreal Botanical ...

4/5Very Good! (23 reviews)

"Very well located, friendly place. Great when you are travelling on a budget."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Alexandrie Montreal
Auberge Saint-Paul - Hostel
2 out of 5
347 rue Saint-Paul Est, Montreal, QC
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Located in Old Montreal, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Bonsecours Market and Old Port of Montreal. Old Port and Notre Dame Basilica are also within ...

3.9/5Very Good! (53 reviews)

"Nice, helpful staff. Very clean. great value and location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Auberge Saint-Paul - Hostel
Pied-A-Terre Mont-Royal
2 out of 5
4460 Avenue Christophe-Colomb, Montreal, QC
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Located in Plateau Mont Royal, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lafontaine Park and Mount Royal Park. Sainte-Catherine Street and The Underground City are ...

2/5 (4 reviews)
Excellent service

"I had a very good experience at this hostel. The customer service was above and beyond. I would highly recommend it to anyone traveling to Montreal. You are walking distance to so many stores, restaurants and parks."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2019

Pied-A-Terre Mont-Royal
Auberge Bishop - Hostel
2 out of 5
1447, rue Bishop, Montreal, QC
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Located in Ville-Marie, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. The Underground City and Bell Centre ...

4.2/5Very Good! (84 reviews)

"It’s really close to a lot of interesting places and in the middle of downtown so you can find stores, restaurants and more all around."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

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Best Western Plus Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa
Best Western Plus Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa
3 out of 5
1240 Drummond Street, Montreal, QC
$56
per night
Apr 10 - Apr 11
3.9/5Good! (4,032 reviews)

"Location was great. Very clean; great restaurant on site. Only negative was the hot water in shower was not very hot but that might have been just on the day I was there"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Best Western Plus Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa
Loews Hotel Vogue
Loews Hotel Vogue
4.5 out of 5
1425 de La Montagne, Montreal, QC
$128
per night
Apr 10 - Apr 11
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,924 reviews)

"Our experience at Loews Hotel Vogue in Downtown Montreal was nothing short of incredible. The hotel is in a great location, the entire staff is friendly and knowledgeable (they make you feel like family), and the hot chocolate in the lobby is AMAZING!!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Loews Hotel Vogue
Hotel Bonaventure Montreal
Hotel Bonaventure Montreal
4 out of 5
900 rue De La Gauchetiere West, Montreal, QC
$92
per night
Apr 10 - Apr 11
4.3/5Excellent! (7,305 reviews)

"It’s a nice hotel with a strange layout. The rooms could use some Modernization but hey once you use the outdoor heated pool you forget where you are. Ohhhh the beds are super comfortable !"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Hotel Bonaventure Montreal
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Montreal, one of the 14 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Montreal for a good value, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.

Hostels in Montreal

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first:

M Montreal - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Beaudry Station and Berri-UQAM Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a nightclub. Rooms come with free toiletries and desks.

Hostel Gîte du Plateau Mont-Royal - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Sherbrooke Station and Saint Laurent Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers and desks.

HI Montreal Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Lucien L'Allier Station and Montreal Lucien-L'Allier Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers.

Auberge YWCA - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Lucien L'Allier Station and Montreal Lucien-L'Allier Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find showers and TVs in all rooms.

Auberge Alternative du Vieux-Montréal - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Notre Dame Basilica. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as laundry facilities. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Montreal?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 44° F and nighttime temperatures average 4° F
  • April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 26° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 81° F and nighttime averages are around 43° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 63° F during the day and 11° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.42 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Montreal?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Notre Dame Basilica
  • Saint Joseph's Oratory
  • Christ Church Cathedral
Natural Features
  • Mount Royal Park
  • Montreal Botanical Garden
  • Sun-Yat-Sen Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Biosphere
  • Montreal Biodome
  • Imperial Cinema

Generally, Montreal is known for its:

  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Live music
  • Theater
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Cafés

How to Get to Montreal and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Montreal, QC (YHU-St. Hubert), located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Montreal, QC (YUL-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl.), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transit. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Square Victoria Station, McGill Station, and Bonaventure Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Montreal Central Station, Montreal Lucien-L'Allier Station, or Montreal Vendome Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Montreal?
If you’re in the market for an affordable place to stay in Montreal, one of the 14 hostels here could be a great choice for you. By going with a hostel you can spend less on lodging and save more of your money for sightseeing during your stay. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Montreal?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: Auberge YWCA - Located within a 5-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street and The Underground City. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find showers and TVs in all rooms. M Montreal - Located within a 5-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a nightclub. Rooms come with free toiletries, TVs, and coffee/tea makers. Auberge L’Apéro - Located within a 5-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers and TVs. HI Montreal Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Lucien L’Allier Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with towels and showers. Hostel Gîte du Plateau Mont-Royal - Located within a 10-minute walk of Sainte-Catherine Street and The Underground City. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers and desks.
What's the seasonal weather like in Montreal?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 9°F. Average annual rainfall for Montreal is 38.06 inches.
What is there to see and do in Montreal?
In general, Montreal is known for its architecture, museums, and art. Major attractions include The Underground City, Sainte-Catherine Street, and Bell Centre. Get out into nature with places like Montreal Botanical Garden, Mount Royal Park, and Parc Jean-Drapeau. Cultural attractions include Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal Biodome, and Place des Arts.
What's the best way to get around Montreal?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Montreal, QC (YUL-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl.), 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center. An alternative is Montreal, QC (YHU-St. Hubert), situated 6.8 mi (10.9 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to use public transit to get around. You can access metro transit at Square Victoria Station, McGill Station, and Bonaventure Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Montreal Central Station, Lucien L’Allier Station, or Montreal Vendome Station.

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