Hotel Spy: Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain, Montreal

The view of Montreal from the Marriott Chateau Champlain.

hotel, Marriott, Montreal
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When I stayed there: December 2012

Location: Downtown Montreal

Number of Rooms: 592

Eating and Drinking: A restaurant, a lobby bar, and a Starbucks

WiFi: Paid

Keywords: Elegant, Chain

hotel, Mexico City

Hotel Spy: Downtown Mexico

The entrance, on Isabela la Católica, to Downtown Mexico. The hotel, a Grupo Habita property, is housed in a 17th-century palace and offers a budget hostel option as well as the boutique hotel.

hotel, Mexico City
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When I stayed there: September 2012

Location: Historic Center of Mexico City

Number of Rooms: 17

Eating and Drinking: Two courtyard restaurants (including Azul Histórico) and a rooftop bar.

WiFi: Free

Keywords: Design, Trendy, Young

Hotel Spy: The Melrose Georgetown, Washington D.C

How you know you’re in the nation’s capital: there’s a copy of the Constitution on the wall.

hotel, Melrose, Washington DC
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When I stayed there: September 2013

Location: Georgetown, two blocks from the Foggy Bottom – GWU Metro station

Number of Rooms: 240

Eating and Drinking: A lobby bar and restaurant named Jardenea

WiFi: Free

Keywords: Design, Business,