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Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Was staying here for Montreal Pride, the location is right beside the Parade Route. Decent bed, poorly designed shower (it sprays directly on the floor) but overall great for the price. Not mentioned is the 10/Day charge for parking, but all in all still cheaper than most available downtown accommodations.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for an inexpensive place to stay in the heart of Montreal there isn't a better option. The rooms are dorm style with a shared bathroom. There is a living area with cable and laundry facilities. If you're looking for something fancy with lots of eminentlys this isn't the place for you. It's the most basic it...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The nunnery is in the Old Montreal section of the city. There are several sidewalk markers and descriptions of the history and the building is magnificent. It was not open when we came by but even a visit to the grounds and the historical markers is worthwhile!

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Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Plastic-lined, old hospital beds kept us sweaty and uncomfortable all night-we woke up sore each day. Someone went through our things in our room. Co-ed bathrooms with shower doors that didn't lock.Creepy history we didn't know about until we left. Google it and look up the hauntings. Ya.

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Melbourne
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Stayed for two nights here, right in the middle of town so close to the action. Good for looking around, bad for noise. Even a non-road facing room was subject to loud noise. Beware that there is no air-con and the bed might be very very firm. Minimalist room advertised with amenities but in fact had almost none - no...

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ottawa
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stayed here for the last four days for the Just for Laughs festival. Check in was very smooth. The room was facing the chapel, that was nice. Nice sized room, windows open for fresh air, as there is no air conditioning. On the second day I did ask about a fan but they had run out so you may want...

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Barrie
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It was OK for a one night stop it had no air conditioning but was centrally located and was very easy to get around all the main streets are right there. It was a very interesting building big and was very clean.

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poultney, vt
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Tired of paying summer hotel rates in popular summer cities when all you want is a place to sleep? Grey Nuns Residence hit the spot. A spartan (in the good sense) clean spacious room with comfortable beds, sink, refrig, shining wood floors, desk, lamp, chairs, closets. Bathrooms/showers down the hall were very clean and the hot water was hot. Some...

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Canton, Michigan
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Safe, clean place. The parking lot gets locked at 11pm, there's guards, and you have to swipe in to get to the building so it's really safe and well situated right downtown near good restaurants, shopping, bars, and just a block from a metro station. Clean, but there's no AC, communal bathrooms, and the beds are VERY hard. Would highly...

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Nice Experience, Beautiful Residence, Free Wi-Fi. Make sure you have Netflix, Television is unavailable and the bed is small and hard, the pillow is very soft. No air conditioning, but the windows are beautiful and brings in a nice breeze 😉

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Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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Grey Nuns Residence is located in the heart of downtown Montreal. Steps away from renowned attractions, restaurants, theatres and museums; the beautiful and impressive historical building is the best kept secret for affordable group housing and low-budget travelers coming to Montréal!*The Residence boasts rooms furnished with a single or double bed, fridge, desk and chair.*The property features several common rooms, meeting space, games room and laundry facilities. *Internet connection is also included.*The kitchenettes include a microwave, kettle, coffeemaker and a toaster.*Lovely gardens are surrounding the century old building, and give the opportunity to enjoy Montréal weather with its beautiful downtown scenery.*Our friendly and helpful staff will be more than happy to direct you to any destinations and give you insights of must-see locations in Montreal.*Home away from home, Grey nuns Residence is the ideal place to enjoy your stay in one of the most culturally diversified cities in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grey Nuns Residence

Address: 1190 Guy Street | Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2L4, Canada
Region: Canada > Quebec > Montreal > Centre-Ville (Downtown) , Ville-Marie
Price Range: ₹ 3,587 - ₹ 5,956 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grey Nuns Residence 2.5*
Number of rooms: 515
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“Don't expect much, check times when carpark is open so your car does not get trapped after hours.”
 of 5 bubbles goldbanana, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As to be near the entrance. Very very big dorm with lots of long hallways.”
 of 5 bubbles sbkPoultney_Vt, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great location for access to Concordia University”
 of 5 bubbles doughcam_ab, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles 241eileenm, 18 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Spend more money for a better place and avoid aggravation.”
 of 5 bubbles marcyl678, 8 Jun 2013 | Read review
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