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85 out of 100

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Hotel Birks Montreal

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9.0

Excellent (3,230 ratings)

Montreal, Canada - 

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Nearby Sainte-Catherine Street

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420 m Eaton Centre

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770 m McGill University

Hotel Overview

Hotel Birks Montreal is often celebrated for its prime location, luxurious ambiance, and attentive services. Offering a blend of historical charm and contemporary elegance, this hotel has become a popular choice for both leisure and business travelers. However, despite its high praise, some areas for improvement have been noted by guests.

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Hotel highlights

Property

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Location

  1. Prime Location: The hotel's location is central, making it easy for guests to explore the city.
  2. Luxurious Ambiance: Guests appreciate the blend of historical charm and modern amenities.
  3. Attentive Service: The staff's responsiveness and professionalism are highly praised.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: Many found the rooms to be spacious, well-decorated, and comfortable.
  5. Quality Dining: The on-site dining options are noted for their quality and variety.
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Area for improvement

  1. Pricey: Some guests feel that the hotel and its services are overpriced.
  2. Parking Challenges: Limited parking availability and ease of access have been points of frustration.
  3. Noise Levels: Some have experienced issues with noise, either from the street or within the hotel.
  4. Room Availability: During peak periods, getting the desired room type can be challenging.
  5. Additional Fees: Unexpected additional fees for services have been a concern for some guests.

Amenities

Babysitting

Babysitting

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking available

Parking available

Spa

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

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RateScore

Total 3,230 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.1

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8.9

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9.6

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4.4/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

29 Reviews

9.1 / 10

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booking

1,487 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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expedia

644 Reviews

9.6 / 10

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google

633 Reviews

4.4 / 5

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tripadvisor

437 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property was mentioned 239 times

11% Negative84% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Pablo G. IGLESIAS6 months ago
3/5Google icon

This is a classic hotel, it is a nice classic and luxury building in a very good location in Montreal. It is a 5 star hotel, but I think is very outdated in the services and facilities. I totally disagree and surprised with the check in and check out policy. First of all, the reception desk is in a first floor so you have to take an elevator or go by the stairs. Check in is at 17:00 and check out no later than 11:00. I have never seen this schedule in a 5 star hotel. I decided to arrive at the hotel at 18:30 and my room was not ready yet...it is a small hotel...so how much time do they need to prepare the room?

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Connor George10 months ago
4/5Google icon

Lovely hotel - only stayed here 1 night of our 3 nights in Montreal. The bathroom was the best part of it all. Huge rainfall shower with window out to the room. Location is also a great ++++. Close to lots of shopping and things to do. Amenities were pretty average, only 1 ice machine for the building. Everything else was a pay-more, like the Spa, restaurant, etc, nothing included with the steep room price. Looking at the mini bar, we decided not to take any of the very-expensive snacks or drinks, we brought our own prosecco from home. At check out, we told the front desk that we took nothing from the mini bar. Later that day, I got a receipt for a $110 bottle of mini bar champagne. I had to call them to fix the charge, which they did, and apologized to me for the mix up. For the other 2 days of our trip, we stayed at a slightly cheaper hotel, but it offered more ammentaties, and felt more modern. But if you want luxury, and want to spend some money, Birks is great for you.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 132

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Number of floors 5

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1894

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

7

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153

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135

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Sainte-Catherine Street

Nearby

Eaton Centre

420 m

McGill University

770 m

Bell Centre

910 m

Old Port of Montreal

2 km

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Getting around

McGill Station

280 m

Montreal Central Station

560 m

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Airports Nearby

Montreal–Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL)

12 km

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Restaurants

McDonald's

140 m

Tim Hortons

140 m

Piranha Bar

140 m

Burger King

Nearby

Il Focolaio Pizza Resto

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Daytime safety

87 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

67 out of 100

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Safety

Crime

85

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

85 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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80

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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88

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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50

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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91

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

32

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

32 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

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Mugging or robbery  25/100

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Car theft  27/100

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Car break-ins  38/100

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Home break-ins  28/100

Violent crime severity

Low

28

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Physical attacks  24/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  17/100

Other crime severity

Low

30

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Insult or harassment in public  27/100

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Corruption or bribery  50/100

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Drug problem  47/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.8 - $2.7

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Coffee

$2 - $4.1

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Beer 0.5L

$1.5 - $4.8

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$10.2 - $27.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.4 - $2.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.2 - $1.4

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.8 - $136

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$9.5 - $17

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.8 - $11.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.4 - $2.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$63.9 - $68

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$26.5 - $51.7

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$10.2 - $61.2

Weather In Montreal

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Precipitation In Montreal

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.58

PM1015

30

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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