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Hotel Nelligan, Montréal

Hotel Le Nelligan

Hotel Nelligan is a characterful boutique hotel with a central location on Montreal's 17th century Rue Saint Paul. It comprises of four adjoining 1850s buildings that have been tastefully designed with a contemporary twist. Exposed stone walls in the spacious rooms, dark wood and brass furnishings act as a reminder of the property's heritage and create a warm ambience. As the sun sets, enjoy drinks on the rooftop terrace while looking out over the historic city skyline.  

Our rating: First Class

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Rooms

Each of the guest rooms and suites strikes a great balance between Montréal’s modern personality and historic backdrop. The rooms are spacious and feature original brick and stone walls, contemporary details and rich furnishings. Amenities include minibars, safes, TVs, hairdryers, free Wi-Fi and en suite bathrooms; some with Jacuzzi baths. Most offer a king sized bed, but there are twin double bed options also available. Views look out onto one of Montréal’s historic cobbled streets, the Old Port or into the hotel’s charming internal atrium. 

The impressive One Bedroom Penthouse has its own terrace, dining area and kitchenette, a Jacuzzi tub for tub and a spacious living area, sleeping up to four guests with the addition of a rollaway bed. There's also the Two Bedroom Penthouse, which has the same amenities for up to four guests but has two separate king sized bedrooms. 

Location

The hotel is minutes away from the Saint Lawrence River, the Old Port and Notre Dame. The main entrance sits directly on Rue Saint-Paul, which was first paved in the 17th century and now offers an abundance of places for drinks, dining and entertainment.

Food and drink

Continental breakfast is served in the historic atrium and is included with your stay at Hotel Le Nelligan. For lunch and dinner you can choose to dine in the on site restaurant, Verses, which serves fine dining French cuisine. There's also The Merchant Boeuf - a pub-style bar serving a variety of beverages and seasonal 'raw bar' snacks, as well as hosting live music.

Alternatively, you can venture into the city, where you'll find a variety of bars and restaurants within walking distance. 

Facilities and activities

Enjoy a coffee by the fireplace in the library whilst taking in a view of the garden-atrium, which serves as a tearoom in the afternoon. Other amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre and a same-day laundry service, while Terrasse Nelligan, the rooftop terrace, is a great place to take in the view over Old Montreal with a glass of wine. Guests also have use of the spa at the Hotel Place d'Armes.

Our opinion

Hotel Le Nelligan is a charismatic hotel which gets excellent feedback from our clients. It's renowned for all the small touches that make for an exceptional stay.

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