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Montreal Bed and Breakfasts

Whether you want to spend a weekend away or treat yourself to a special exquisite meal, Montreal bed and breakfast inns help you discover the province at its best, in an elegantly comfortable and relaxing environment.

An unbelievable choice of bed & breakfasts and country inns await you in Montreal and the surrounding areas. Called "gîtes" or “auberges” in French, B&Bs in Montreal are a quaint alternative to the hotel room. These charming and privately owned lodgings provide an affordable choice for vacation or business travel, combining a unique and highly personalized travel experience with a touch of local flavor.

Bed and Breakfast Homes and Mansions

Bed and breakfasts in Montreal are mostly remodeled country homes and mansions possessing a unique or historic character. Meticulously restored to bring out their original charm, many Montreal B&Bs are housed in century-old Victorian homes and feature aspects of the time period they represent, including antique furniture.

While their architectural styles - from 1930 neo-classical houses to old stonewall houses - vary quite a bit depending but every one of them offers modern conveniences such as air conditioning, hot and cold showers and Internet access.

Researching Montreal B&Bs

Before booking your stay at a Montreal bed and breakfast inn, getting acquainted with your hosts is as important as checking prices and locations. Unlike in a hotel where you won’t often see the front desk clerk, at a bed and breakfast inn you'll probably see the hosts more often than you expect.

There are a number of travel websites where you can read B&B reviews that will provide vital information such as prices and location, but also if the host is going to be a welcoming tour guide or a surly innkeeper.

While you're more likely to receive a warm welcome from folks who will be delighted to help you discover the city, it’s also important to get a feel for the hosts before choosing your Montreal B&B accommodations.

Articled published September 3, 2009, Montreal Bed and Breakfasts