Sophisticated, sleek and sexy – adjectives that hang in the air at the W Montreal.
The preferred downtown hotel of jet setting scenesters, this is where the well-heeled pitch tent when visiting Quebec’s cultural center.
Over-sized windows, dim-lighting and ample spots for communal hangouts (aside from the spacious lobby area, three bars and a restaurant call out to guests), together invite patrons to relax and soak in their surroundings.
Upstairs, 6 categories of room await guests, ranging from a standard “Cozy” room to a selection allowing for more space to stretch, namely the hotel’s “Wonderful” and “Mega” rooms, over to the suites, which come in “Fantastic,” “Wow” and “Extreme Wow” designations, with the first offering yet more space, the mid-range dazzling with a separate living room area and outdoor terrace, and the final choice of suite boasting all the above and more, including a full-size dining room.
Given the sultry loft-style décor of the hotels accommodations – distinguished by eclectic decorative pillows and window coverings, alongside refined furnishings that tilt towards the masculine side, and of course, dim lighting – it’s no wonder the hotel seems to share a soundtrack with 50 Shades of Grey. And so, as it should follow, much like the newly released film that sings its tune, the W Montreal is a must this Valentine’s Day, and any day beyond that, where affairs of the heart top the agenda.
Those looking to book a stay will find one-night is not enough (especially where romance is concerned), when the chance to save 40% off the second night is on offer, or better yet, stay two weekend nights and get the third night free. Or, simply book a suite, and as part of the hotel’s Suite Treat package, you and your special someone will find a welcome gift comprised of local delights to munch on (chocolate truffles, maple fudge and a savory cheese platter), plus a bottle of bubbly to toast your delicious indulgence.
Oh, and did we mention that the hotel is pet-friendly? Dog lovers will rejoice when they see how their pooch responds to the long list of offerings the W Montreal presents before their paws. Think gourmet doogie treats off the room service menu and walks courtesy of hotel staff. And while pet owners may be reluctant to leave their fuzzy ones at an unfamiliar doggie day care in the city, while they go exploring, worry evaporates when placing pups in the hands of the familiar hotel staff.
Trimmed with all the luxuries one has come to expect of the global hotel chain, W Montreal is at once also distinctively a product of its city surroundings. The vibrancy of the hotel’s night life, which is apparent 7-days a week here, attests to as much. Join the crowds at Wunderbar (a standout among the hotel’s three watering holes) to mingle and dance with stylish locals, or, take a seat with your date and enjoy intimate conversation over a classic meal of pan seared Angus fillet mignon in red wine sauce at the hotel’s OTTO Ristorante Montreal.
Dinner, dancing and a luxurious suite to retreat to afterwards, what else does one need for a romantic getaway? Well…maybe bring along your iPod loaded with the 50 Shades of Grey soundtrack…just in case you decide to take advantage of the hotel’s rather sizable bathtubs, which by the way, sit in rooms with nothing more than a curtain between it and the bed. Oh my!