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Grey Nuns Residence

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great place, very affordable, very clean, very helpful staff. It is true there is no air conditioning, and depending on the weather outside it can be nice or sweltering. The windows open wide so you can cool off at night. I took a late shower to help stay cool. The staff was very helpful. There is an elevator inside but...

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White Rock, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived here from September 2016-May 2017 and this is the worst experience of my life. You get woken up at 8am by the cleaners and they yell so loud every morning. The residence managers are very rude and their main goal is to get as much money out of you as possible. They fined me $50 because my door...

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Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 26 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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Thank DanaLJD
Reviewed 24 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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1Thank goldbanana
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 20 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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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $58 - $114 (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.”
goldbanana, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As to be near the entrance. Very very big dorm with lots of long hallways.”
sbkPoultney_Vt, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great location for access to Concordia University”
doughcam_ab, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“stay somewhere else”
241eileenm, 18 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Spend more money for a better place and avoid aggravation.”
marcyl678, 8 Jun 2013 | Read review
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