Affordable Montréal accommodation options for sporting events

published on April 14, 2022
Sporting event Montréal Partners

Montréal has many types of hotel properties. But when it comes to teams visiting the city for sporting events, the most luxurious accommodations are not necessarily the most practical. Realistically, most of the daylight hours will be spent at the sports venue or exploring the sights and tastes of the city. Most teams simply need a good night sleep at an affordable property.

That’s where these reasonably-priced accommodation options come in. At these properties — a selection of university residences and hostels — guests typically have access to important amenities, such as kitchens and washing machines. They also feature common spaces, which are perfect for gathering the team to plan strategies! Some are available during the summer (while students are on break) and some are available all year long.

For big teams with small budgets, here are some low-cost options for accommodations in Montréal.

Les Résidences de l'UQAM Ouest

Located near Old Montréal and Montréal’s convention centre, Les Résidences de l'UQAM Ouest offer many types of rooms: from studios equipped with kitchenettes and private bathrooms to Multi-2, Multi-3 and Multi-4 which include two, three, or four bedrooms with a living room and a dining area. Linens are included.

Website: sports.mtl.org/en/plan/accommodations

Address: 2100 Saint Urbain Street

 

Campus1

Located in the heart of downtown Montréal, Campus1 MTL is one of the city’s most innovative student residences. Recently opened and conveniently located across the street from McGill University, Campus1 is the ultimate residence experience. Guests enjoy luxury urban living and state-of-the-art amenities, such as an indoor basketball court, a fitness centre, and several lounges — all in a secure environment.

Website: campus1mtl.ca

Address: 420 Sherbrooke Street West

 

McGill Housing and Conference Services

McGill University can provide dormitory-style lodging for over 1,000 guests in two convenient downtown locations. Bishop Mountain Hall, nestled along the slopes of the Mount Royal Park, has over 800 private single-occupancy rooms, while the 250-room Royal Victoria College residences is only one block from the downtown McGill subway station. All rooms are equipped with desks and include access to a shared bathroom, kitchen, and laundry facilities. Availability during the summer months.

Website: mcgill.ca/accommodations

Address: 3935 University Street

 

The Grey Nuns Residence

A magnificent heritage building in the heart of Montréal’s vibrant downtown. This former convent, now a Concordia University student residence, opens to the public during summer offering simple, clean, and secure accommodations at unbeatable rates. Unwind in the beautiful private garden with ancient shade trees and a wildlife pond.

Website: concordia.ca/summer/accommodations.html

Address: 1190 Guy Street

 

Auberge de jeunesse HI Montréal

This youth hostel, a member of the Hosteling International Network, offers shared accommodation for 2 to 10 people, or private rooms with en suite bathroom. The hostel features free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, lockers, 24/7 reception service plus a lively bar downstairs. Breakfast included!

Website: hostellingmontreal.com

Address: 1030 Mackay Street

 

ZUM Hotel

Open from May to August, ZUM is located on the campus of the Université de Montréal. Individual rooms are available with bedding included and private or shared bath. Ideal for a short or a long stay, the hotel-style residence offers many services: 24-hour reception, breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking, sports centre, swimming pool, self-service kitchen, and more.

Website: zumhotel.ca/en

Address: 2450 Édouard-Montpetit Boulevard

 

For more information about sports accommodation (or anything sports related!), reach out to Véronique Riopel (Manager, Sports Market): vriopel@mtl.org

 

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