Jul 10, 2010

Montreal's Opus hotel: young and hip digs near Quartier des Spectacles

My friend Alessandra Cayley - the author of our sister blog, Toronto para Insiders - and her hubby are in town this weekend (she's researching a piece for Elle mag) and they're staying tonight at one of the coolest little hotels in town, the Opus (pictured above).

Turns out I've been there a few times, usually to have dinner or drinks at the hotel's Koko restaurant and bar, but recently I also toured several of the rooms, which are quite jazzy and bright and colourful.

They've got a funny way of assigning rooms to the guests according to their personalities: gay fashionista, young businesswoman, etc. And every room comes with customized tips on what to do in Montreal, written by local journo Simona Rabinovitch, and a little bar setup with a full bottle of vodka. Fun!

Even in July and August - super high season - rates start at a very fair CAD$ 200.

Have a look:

Click here to book a room.

Opus Hotel:
10, Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, 843-6000, www.opushotel.com

More on Koko, the hotel's restaurant + bar

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