Best Places for Backpackers in Montreal, Canada.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Montreal, Canada.

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Top 20 hostels in Montreal, Canada.

These are the 20 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Montreal, Canada.

1
M Montreal

96 /100

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M Montreal

The M Montreal Hostel is definitely the place to stay if you want to fully enjoy Montreal. We are surrounded by the most popular neighborhoods like Old Montreal (10 min walk), the Latin Quarter (5 min walk) or the Festival District (10 min walk). With a creative concept freshly remodelled, our es...
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Samesun Montreal Central

93 /100

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Samesun Montreal Central

Our friendly staff, intimate setting, ensuite, air conditioned rooms and central location add up to a hostel that’s been a ratings leader on Hostelworld for years. We’re surrounded by shopping, restaurants, nightlife and are steps to public transport. We’re also just a few minutes’ walk to area attr...
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3
Hotel Ambrose

93 /100

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Hotel Ambrose

The area we are in is called the Golden Square Mile. This was originally home to the wealthiest in the Dominion, with many majestic and architecturally significant mansions. Our hotel was originally two separate homes constructed in 1910. At some point, the main house where the reception is curre...
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HI Montreal

92 /100

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HI Montreal

HI Montréal is a friendly hostel with great vibes located right downtown, near McGill University, Museum of Fine Arts and up-and-coming St-Henri neighborhood. As part of HI Canada, HI Montréal is a not-for-profit organisation on a mission to build a community of conscious travellers who share a grea...
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5
Le Gite du Plateau Mont-Royal

92 /100

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Le Gite du Plateau Mont-Royal

We love Montreal and we want to share our joy of living in this city. We have a nice and charming hostel where you can meet people from all around the world. Our hostel is located in downtown Montreal near all main attractions. Our dynamic and joyful team will be glad to show you all Montreal's...
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6
Auberge Saint-Paul

91 /100

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Auberge Saint-Paul

Ideally located in the heart of Montréal’s Old Port, the Auberge Saint-Paul Hostel provides a warm welcome, comfortable rooms and a cozy family atmosphere - at a completely affordable price! Managed by our team of adventurers, the hostel occupies one of the most beautiful buildings in the old par...
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7
Alexandrie-Montréal

90 /100

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Alexandrie-Montréal

For 17 years, we've been building a real hostel that fulfils the backpackers needs : Without big publicity, people chose us because they looking for an hostel experience. We proud to say that we are not an hotel or a bar. Night life in Montreal is fantastic. We don't need a bar in the permis. Your b...
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8
The Alternative Hostel of Old Montreal

90 /100

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The Alternative Hostel of Old Montreal

An ‘auberge’ translates as an ‘inn’ and ours is situated in a 1875 warehouse, which we restored and rejuvenated. The basic attributes and rich textures of the old city building: the rock walls, the old hardwood floors, the arched windows and high ceilings. The ‘Auberge Alternative’ is an budget...
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9
Auberge Bishop

90 /100

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Auberge Bishop

There’s no better way to enjoy your stay in Montreal during your Canadian holiday than staying at our hostel located right downtown. Auberge Bishop is a historic building that’s just minutes away from all the top Montreal attractions. It offers affordable accommodations in an eclectic décor and a fr...
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10
Le Gîte du Parc Lafontaine

86 /100

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Le Gîte du Parc Lafontaine

Located in front of Lafontaine Park where there are nightly free shows during the summer, our hostel is housed in a century building with high ceilings and wood floors and offers a unique charming and friendly home away from home. Our hostel operates sensibly like other Youth Hostels - travellers...
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11
The Grey Nuns Residence by Concordia University

85 /100

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The Grey Nuns Residence by Concordia University

Grey Nuns residence is the best kept secret in Montreal for budget travelers. A beautiful heritage building in the heart of downtown this former convent is now run by Concordia University as a student residence. During term time it houses nearly 600 students but in summer anyone can enjoy this amazi...
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12
Gite King Hostel

83 /100

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Gite King Hostel

Gite king Hostel is the best guesthouse in Montreal, we are located in famous Boulevard Monk at 16 min from downtown and easy public transport. For the past quarter-century The Gite King Hostels has welcomed thousands of travelers from the United States and all over the world. We pride ourselves on...
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13
Visitel Hotel Montreal

81 /100

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Visitel Hotel Montreal

Located in the centre of Montreal, in the heart of the Latin Quarter, Hotel Visitel offers you the opportunity to experience the Old Town of this Canadian city, where you can get around easily on foot to all the major places of interest. Close to the hotel you'll find the University of Quebec in...
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14
Auberge L

78 /100

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Auberge L'Apero

Welcome to Auberge L'Apéro, a European-style hostel in North America's most European city, Montreal. 'Apéro' is the French abbreviation for aperitif - the beginning of a great meal, or in this case - a great vacation. Located in the heart of downtown, we offer you safe, comfortable accommodations...
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15
Hotel Villa

72 /100

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Hotel Villa

Located in the heart of downtown Montreal on the famous Sainte-Catherine street and now under a new administration, Hotel Villa will charm you with its renovated architectural design dated from the 1920's. Hotel Villa is a quality two star hotel conveniently located in the heart of downtown and o...
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16
Hotel Ste-Catherine

70 /100

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Hotel Ste-Catherine

Located in Montreal's famous Gay Village, this Quebec hotel offers tranquility, quality and comfort just minutes from a variety of restaurants, bars, nightclubs and cafes. Ste-Catherine features bright, spacious rooms with views of the city. Major public transportation is just minutes away for s...
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17
Pied-A-Terre Mont-Royal

67 /100

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Pied-A-Terre Mont-Royal

Pied-A-Terre Hostel is a grassroot hostel boutique that feels much like a home, rather than a hostel, it's more convivial and less impersonal than a standard Hotel or Hostel experience. Here you will find a community. Diversity, Affinity like-minded, adventure seeking, experienced explorers and worl...
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18
The Celebrities Hotel

67 /100

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The Celebrities Hotel

Ideally located between the Latin Quarter, the Old Montreal and Chinatown, The Celebrities Hotel welcomes you in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. It is certain that one of its 26 rooms in lovely decoration and in the unique charm will seduce you. The lively district is full of stores in underground...
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19
Hôtel Champ-de-Mars

66 /100

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Hôtel Champ-de-Mars

The Hotel Champ-de-Mars is located near the gates of the Old Port of Montreal, approximately nine miles from Trudeau-Dorval International Airport. The Hotel Champ-de-Mars is at the eastern main entrance of the Old Port of Montreal, near the Saint Lawrence River, on 756 Berri Street. The stree...
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ZUM Hotel

57 /100

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ZUM Hotel

Located on the campus of the University of Montreal, this budget hotel is 5 minutes walk from the metro station Edouard-Montpetit. You will have access to self-service kitchens. All rooms are equipped with a fridge and a sink. You will find shared bathrooms on each floor. The common areas home tele...
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