7 Modern Boutique Hotels in Montreal For All Travel Budgets

Boutique hotels are known for their own unique styles, special gathering spaces and intimate touches. In Montreal, there are a number of cosy hotels which have combined their neighbourhood's personality with modern comforts and luxuries that cater to the luxury traveller, business traveller and even budget travellers.

From restored historic buildings to newly built structures, Montreal has no shortage of boutique hotels to choose from. For those looking for a hotel with modern themes and amentities, here is a list of seven Montreal Boutique Hotels all with modern furnishings and interesting spaces to suit any travel style and budget.

A Luxury Boutique Hotel in Montreal In A Picturesque Setting


The original building was built in 1871, but inside mixed with the building’s original architecture is a boutique hotel with a modern design. There are 30 suites at the Hotel Gault that range in category including loft, suite, terrace and apartments.

The rooms are spacious and well-lit thanks to the building’s large French Windows. Each room is filled with luxury amenities like large soaker tubs, modern beds and cosy armchairs.

Hotel Gault’s luxuriousness goes beyond its exquisite rooms and many common spaces. The lobby is grand and features a bar and restaurant. Tucked behind the reception is a lovely library space where you can cozy up by the fire and enjoy a good book.

The hotel is centrally located, close to the convention centre and steps from Old Montreal making this a great space for business travellers. Pet owners also rave about the hotel’s pet policy which allows pets to enjoy the accommodation and hotel facilities too.

Hotel Gault

Top rated
9.6 Excellent (2460 reviews)

A Downtown Montreal Boutique Hotel Closest to the Bell Centre


For those attending events at the Bell Centre and those who want to be in the heart of downtown Montreal, the Hotel Le Crystal will be the perfect host. The hotel is well-known for its very knowledgeable and always happy to help staff.

A walk into the hotel’s grand lobby with its high ceilings set the stage for the spacious rooms and suites, some whose large windows offer breathtaking views of the city centre. If you plan on staying here you must leave time to explore the 12th floor, where you’ll find the indoor saltwater pool, an outdoor hot tub and Swedish sauna.

The hotel décor is chic, modern and trendy. Don’t miss an opportunity to eat at Siam Centre-ville an exquisite Thai restaurant located in the hotel.

Warwick Le Crystal - Montreal

Top rated
9.4 Excellent (3166 reviews)

Nothing Small About this Popular Old Montreal Boutique Hotel


When you walk in you may get the feeling you are walking into a cozy café rather than a boutique hotel. The front desk and its staff are both the hotel reception and your baristas. The lobby doubles as a café serving up crafted coffees and delicious baked treats. It is just one of the many charms Le Petit Hotel has to offer you.

Don’t let the name fool you, while this is a small hotel with 28 rooms, they can be ordered by size like clothing, small, medium, large or extra-large. Set inside a historic building in Old Montreal the rooms feature the original brick walls but are decorated with pops of colour and modern furnishings.

Guests at Le Petit hotel rave about its location which is just steps from the Port of Montreal and in the heart of the shops and restaurants of Old Montreal. They also can’t say enough nice things about the staff who are very friendly and helpful and make you feel like you are right at home.

Le Petit Hotel St Paul By Gray Collection

Top rated
9.6 Excellent (2120 reviews)

A Boutique Hotel in Montreal Best for Luxury Travellers, Couples and Solo Escapes


Hotel William Gray‘s owners took two historic Montreal buildings right in the heart of Old Montreal and converted them into a luxury space which maintains the original building façades. Inside however, you’ll find all the modern and luxurious amenities you desire.

The hotel’s 127 rooms range in size from small to luxury suites, but all feature single beds and modern furnishings. There are rooms with extra sofa beds, however the spaces are best enjoyed by couples and solo travellers. The hotel is best known for its large open gathering space, situated under a brightly lit staircase which features an intimate library bar where guests can gather for a drink or catch up on emails with a drink in hand.

Hotel William Gray has two restaurants which are well known in the city. Maggie Oakes a locally sourced steakhouse on the ground floor and the famous rooftop bar which overlooks Place Jacques Cartier and provides incredible views of Old Montreal.

Hotel William Gray

9.4 Excellent (2585 reviews)

A Boutique Hotel on Montreal's Golden Mile


Outside the building looks like a spaceship landing site, but inside it is a warm and inviting space filled with modern luxuries. You’ll love the Sofitel’s rooms and amenities, but guests almost always remark on the consistently high standards and service provided by the hotel’s staff.

At the Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile, rooms range in size from standard to luxury suites. All rooms feature an inviting bed, brightly lit workspace and Nespresso coffee machine. The hotel also features two fine dining spaces, Le Renoir, a gourmet restaurant and Le Bar, where you can grab a light meal and crafted cocktail.

Located steps from popular downtown shopping district near Mont Royal Park Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile is a must for any traveller looking to explore the heart of Montreal’s downtown shops and attractions.

Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile

Top rated
9.4 Excellent (2988 reviews)

A Boutique Hotel That's Also a Business Traveller Favourite


Located just steps from the friendship gates of Chinatown, the convention centre and a few steps from Old Montreal, you can spot Hotel Zero 1 building with its black base and the large photo of a woman’s face on its front.

This modern Montreal boutique hotel will win you over upon walking into its beautiful lobby. The lobby looks like a funky bar lounge with red carpet, black walls, modern furnishings and lights glittering on the ceiling.

Keep an eye out for the little sitting nooks in the lobby which offer a quiet spot to lounge and are great for people watching. Don’t miss the large indoor courtyard where many of the hotel’s guests meet to mingle and enjoy a cocktail.

Zero 1 features well-designed modern rooms which are available in many sizes including standard, executive suites and large living spaces. You’ll love the room layout whose furniture offers smart storage solutions for luggage. The wall unit also magically houses a kitchenette complete with refrigerator, microwave and coffee machine while still leaving room for your clothing.

Hotel Zero 1 Montreal

8.4 Very good (4875 reviews)

A Budget-Friendly Boutique Hotel in Montreal Your Pets Will Love


Explore Montreal’s newest neighbourhood Griffintown and all its cafés, bakeries and great restaurants. Hotel Alt may seem like it is out of the way but a short 15-minute walk in either direction will take you into the city centre, old Montreal or the city’s downtown shopping district.

The Alt features modern rooms and spaces with its sister brand the Germain Hotel touches. What sets the Alt Hotel apart from other Montreal boutique hotels is its budget-friendly style which include great room prices, flexible no set-checkout times and easy-going staff sure to win you over.

Rooms and spaces in the hotel all feature the brand’s Pantone colours with funky chairs and sleek wood finishing. This hotel has an open balcony meeting space, cozy workout room and its lobby doubles as snack bar and gathering space.

While this hotel doesn’t have a fancy restaurant or bar in its building walls, you’ll find that Griffintown is a great neighbourhood to explore. Be sure to hit Pizzeria Morretti located across from the hotel for a lovely Italian dining experience.

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Hôtel Alt Montréal

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (2069 reviews)

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