Due to flight delays we missed our connection and had to stay overnight near the airport. The airline gave us a number to call for a delayed trip discount and we got a very good rate.
The free shuttle arrived within 10 minutes of our call (it was posssibly already on the way as there was another customer wating). There are a number of Holiday Inns near the airport, so make sure you know which one you are going to.
Check in was smooth and fast.
We called reception to ask for some additional coffee and sugar and it was deliverd to our room within minutes.
The room was typical Holiday Inn - large, clean and well equipped. The bathroom had a new top of the counter sink which was at odds with the holes in the tile floor and the discoloured grout. This is the only time I have encountered such a problem at a Holiday Inn, and the manager seemed quite surprised when I mentioned it at checkout. It was not serious enough for us to bother changing rooms, but it took away from the overall quality of the accommodation.
The hotel features an indoor pool courtyard which could be quite noisy if your room overlooked the atrium. There were lots of children playing in the pool. The restaurant is also right there, and the whole area was noisy and smelled strongly of chlorine.
Our room was well removed from the pool and very quiet although it is a long walk from reception.
We booked the airport shuttle for 6:25am and it left right on time. We had asked for a wakeup call, which came on time, and we also got a followup call about 15 minutes before the shuttle left.
We were looking for a clean, comfortable, reasonably priced hotel with efficient, complimetary airport service and that is exactly what we got.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Pour de l'information en Francais, visitez: Holiday Inn Montreal Aeroport Hotel. The Best of Montreal Airport Hotels, the Holiday Inn Montreal Airport hotel is a full-service tropical oasis conveniently located minutes away from Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) via our free 24-hour airport shuttle service. Our location enhances any Quebec vacation or Montreal travel itinerary.For the business traveler, our Montreal hotel is perfectly situated close to major businesses, such as Bombardier, CAE, Rolls-Royce, Air Canada and Nortel. We're also 15 minutes from the downtown area and 10 minutes from the West Island, meaning guests' travel time is short and painless. Known for being the place to meet, the Holiday Inn Montreal Airport features over 12,000 square feet of meeting space. While enjoying a stay at our Montreal airport hotel's tropical facilities, guests can enjoy an exciting Quebec vacation thanks to our convenient location near a wide variety of attractions. Some nearby places of interest include Saint Josephs Oratory, the Biodome, Botanical Gardens and several professional sports teams. The Holidome offers guests plenty of diversion on-site. A soothing tropical atmosphere, excellent dining, great location and free high-speed, wireless Internet access make our hotel the best choice for anyone on a Quebec vacation or business trip. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Montreal Airport Hotel Montreal
- Montreal Holiday Inn