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Reviews of Alexandrie-Montreal Youth Hostel

Hostel | 1750 Amherst, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2L 3L6

92.8% Overall Rating

207 out of 220 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (24/04/2015)

"Wonderful place to stay. Cheap, friendly staff, friendly guest, nice facility, great location"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.54

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

You must advise your arrival time to the property. Sorry we don't accept Montréal or area resident.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Montreal?

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92.8%

Overall Rating

207 out of 220 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Alexandrie-Montreal Youth Hostel'

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93.6%
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87.2%
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90.4%
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98.4%
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94.4%
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Joel Stamp

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

08 August 2011 Joel would recommend this property

Liked: Friday sangria nights and location close to clubs. Breakfast with toast and fresh fruit.

Disliked: No air con. No hostel bar or activities except the sangria night on Friday.

80.0%
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Meryl Bernadette Trinidad

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

02 August 2011 Meryl Bernadette would recommend this property

Liked: Nintendo 64 MARIOKART, close to a the main station, great atmosphere, FREE BREAKFAST

Disliked: They didn't sweep the floors in the room the entire 4 days I was there....there was an orange juice bottle, beer bottles and other random stuff lying around the room. And the shower situation wasn't great (1 shower for 8 girls!)

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

27 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The layout of the common areas made it easy to meet people and socialise. A very good hostel for social people, and the Nintendo 64 in the lounge room is always a good idea!

Disliked: Can be a bit confusing trying to navigate the layout, and my first day the opener didn't show up so there was no breakfast.

80.0%
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Rebecca Craven

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Work / volunteering

20 July 2011 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: dont let the comments about it being like a maze or under construction put you off, it really didnt bother us and it was great value for money. owner was very nice and helpful

Disliked: nothing

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

07 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing staff! Great location - walkable to everywhere, but especially to the bus station which is what I was looking for.

Disliked: Nothing really - was under renos, yes, but that was advertised, and caused no issue whatsoever.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Work / volunteering

03 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A nice hostel with a relaxed, home-like atmosphere, well-located close to metro. Staff are friendly and go out of their way to help you. There are organised outings on weekend nights which are lots of fun, weeknights are a little quieter.

Disliked: Nothing much.

97.1%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

01 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the staff is always ready to help people

Disliked: that people is in charge of washing the dishes, that is ok in a family house, but in such a place I dont think that everybody is as clean as I am, the Hostel should be in charge of this.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

30 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very funky, informal and fun. The staff were extremely friendly & helpful. Friday night sangria was excellent!

Disliked: The only issue was when we arrived, they wanted to charge us extra for taxes.

100.0%
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Lucas Handschin

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

26 June 2011 Lucas would recommend this property

Liked: very good location, friendly and helpful staff

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

21 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very nice, andrew? was awesome, he said he's spending the second half of summer in paris?, now you know why i hate him? ha ha, he was super friendly, took time to show me around, maps, locations, very very nice .. local fine, felt safe, nice people, you can tell i'm in love, i go too far, ..it was great, did i mention the cost, ..hostel sure, but everything right about hostel...

Disliked: no

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Mark Gardner

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

12 June 2011 Mark would recommend this property

Liked: This is one of the most odd places I have stayed in, brilliant location, clean and with very friendly hostel staff. The place itself is a wonderful maze that needs to be negociated to get to your room and has so much potential and yet still has charm. Is it work in progress or has it always been like this? who knows but I certainly recommend it to anyone staying in Montreal.

Disliked: There was nothing wrong with this hostel.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 June 2011

Liked: FREE LAUNDRY!!! All the people in the hostel were really nice (even the people I didn't understand, je ne pa parle frances :) ), awesome nintendo 64, the rooms were spacious and clean with a semi- private bathroom for approx. 8 people. Breakfast> although only constisting of toast, it was good toast and coffee and tea and lots of bread spreads

Disliked: The hostel was under renovation. It was not really a problem for me, but I can see people being put off by it. It was still clean but someplace a bit dusty. Probably coming from that, not all the plugs in the room were working, but there were still enough there for everybody...

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

26 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good, relaxing atmosphere and very friendly staff

Disliked: Stairs stink

97.1%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

23 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great ambiance, helpful staff, free breakfast

Disliked: Wifi was limited and only accessible in the lobby, which was somewhat frustrating

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

23 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the shared area, because it was perfect to get to know the other travelers. Very nice atmosphere.

Disliked: It was kind of difficult to find, because the signs outside are not very obvious.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Samuel Cheng

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

23 May 2011 Samuel would recommend this property

Liked: Location, close to downtown area.

Disliked: The hostel is under some construction connecting different units in the block. It can be a bit of a maze trying to find you own room.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

22 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very very nice and helpful staff!!!! best check in ever!! free breakfast ongoing construction is not a problem at all very very comfortable beds!

Disliked: nothing

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

19 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good place to meet people

Disliked: lounge/ dining area needs some work but good all round

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Oliver Pike

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

12 May 2011

Liked: The free laundry (and thats it.)

Disliked: Everything else. The place was unclean, not even finished refurbished to a basic standard (it still looked like a building site), the people staying there were all very loud and very young and constantly drinking which made this place have a bad atmosphere. There was not enough room in the bedroom for the two double beds and luggage and the state of the flat area was horrible with poor equipment and so unclean!!

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

zhi zhou

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

07 May 2011 zhi would recommend this property

Liked: like to be there~~~~~staffs are nice~~location is good..bicycle renting just outside the hostel...acceptable walking distance to metro and center bus station...like it~~~

Disliked: room is small as well...but I can accept~~~~~just like dorm..

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Marina Petrova

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

26 April 2011 Marina would recommend this property

Liked: The hosts were great in their welcome and introduction to the hostel, the other guests (Thank you for the beers!!), as well as to Montreal, its neighbourhoods, places to see etc.

Disliked: Had a bit of a noise complain from a guest I was sharing the mixed dorm with - perhaps the hosts could make it a point to recommend the use of earplugs?

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

19 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly people, cool vibe

Disliked: Kind of a strange layout

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Michael Cecilio

Alone

City break
Visiting friends or family
Work / volunteering

10 April 2011 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: This is a good hostel for people who are looking to be social, but who also appreciate quiet time -- this hostel allows adequately for both. Staff are also extremely friendly.

Disliked: Property is still undergoing renovation work, but as long as you know this and aren't bothered by it, then it is not a huge problem. Showers can take a very long time to heat up at times.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

09 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff, good location & atmosphere

Disliked: Ongoing renovation but it is not an inconvenience

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

20 March 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The communal atmosphere in the lounge was awesome - it was a perfect place to eat, meet people, and hang out.

Disliked: The person who initially checked us in didn't explain about the lockers or introduce us to the other people there, which is not a flaw at a regular hostel, but was a little sad when we saw that the other staff did do that.