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Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

Traditional, elegant, peaceful

An internationally celebrated property, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth is located downtown, above Montreal’s central train station and offers all the swanky comforts expected of a Fairmont property. Its proximity to many attractions, including cafes, restaurants and shops make it a superb place to stay when visiting Montreal. While Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth has welcomed distinguished guests such as the Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela and US President Jimmy Carter, the hotel was immortalised when John Lennon and wife Yoko Ono spent a week in a Fairmont's suite number 1742 in 1969 for one of their famous “bed-in” peaceful protests.

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Hotel Le Crystal

Hotel Le Crystal

Boutique hotel with a sparkling personality

An excellent boutique hotel located in the heart of the financial district, Hotel Le Crystal Montreal is perfect for the business traveller seeking contemporary comforts. Step inside the lobby where dazzling chandeliers and spacious banquettes create a sophisticated environment. The 12th floor spa, fitness facilities and outdoor deck with Jacuzzi offer impressive views overlooking the city skyline – an excellent way to unwind after a long day – before enjoying your evening at Le Crystal’s French brasserie, La Coupole, where regional products are highlighted on the menu and a refined cocktail and wine list are sure to seduce.

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Hotel Gault

Hotel Gault

Minimalist design hotel 

On the edge of Old Montreal, Hotel Gault’s imposing Haussman architecture, influenced by contemporary Paris, is a landmark in itself. Inside, original cast iron columns reminisce of decades past while the aesthetic has been transformed into a minimalistic one. Dedicated to supporting Quebec and Canadian artists, the hotel showcases its modern and contemporary art collection throughout its public spaces. The 30 loft-style rooms are bright, with large French windows that open up to the streets of Old Montreal and furnishings boasting natural wood and vintage colourful pieces for a modern design touch.

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Hotel Le St-James

Hotel Le St-James

Historic boutique hotel in Old Montreal 

The Hotel Le St James is a beautiful historic boutique hotel located in Old Montreal, dating back to the late 1800’s. The sleek wood panel interiors resonate a belle-époque style. The hotel features modern amenities for today’s discerning guests, including the likes of Madonna and Elton John. Boasting one of the city’s most prestigious addresses, guests are within walking distance of historic sites, museums, shopping, dining, entertainment and the convention centre. During your stay, the hotel offers a full-service spa, the award-winning XO Le Restaurant for fine dining and boasts a plush, rare book library. 

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Hotel Nelligan

Hotel Nelligan

Heritage hotel with European charm 

Built out from an original Old Montreal heritage building, Hotel Nelligan teeters on the edge between traditional European charm and luxury. The cozy, classic rooms highlighted by original brick walls and dark tones, were inspired by the poetic verses of Émile Nelligan, a great Québec poet, and charm guests time and time again. With rooms overlooking the streets of Old Montreal, Hotel Nelligan is mere steps away from the Old Port, Notre-Dame Basilica, the Palais des Congrès and downtown Montreal. On the fifth floor rooftop, you’ll find Terrace Nelligan, offering a panoramic view along with light snacks and sophisticated cocktails, a popular hit during the summer.

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Le Petit Hotel

Le Petit Hotel

Cozy, modern and romantic

A favourite among in-the-know Montreal travellers looking for a romantic getaway, Le Petit Hotel seamlessly blends its chic, contemporary flavour with European flair and stark decor. This “little” boutique hotel offers 28 rooms featuring original stonewalls alongside modern, dark furnishings with clean, crisp lines. Hidden away in Old Montreal, Le Petit Hotel lies in the vicinity of nearby art galleries, boutiques and cafes. Its European-inspired lobby café offers pastries and coffee or tea for breakfast and a moody atmosphere later at night for cocktails.

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Ritz-Carlton Montreal

Old-world charm with modern luxury

Recently celebrating its 100th anniversary and a 200 million CAD makeover, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, named la Grande Dame of Sherbrooke Street, is without a doubt one of the city’s most iconic hotels. With new stylish, modern accents and amenities, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal embodies an elegance exhibited by its sophisticated history: the impromptu wedding of Elizabeth Taylor and Robert Burton to royal visits and notable guests like Churchill, Nixon and The Rolling Stones. Located in Golden Square Mile, home to Montreal’s high-end shops, boutiques and museums, the hotel is also home to 3-Michelin-star chef, Daniel Boulud’s highly-regarded Maison Boulud.

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St Paul Hotel

Urban chic in the heart of Old Montreal

In the heart of Old Montreal, Le St Paul Hotel’s classic, early 1900’s Beaux-Arts architecture on the outside is a striking contrast to its award-winning modern, chic interiors. Named Canada’s first design hotel, Le St Paul Hotel was inspired by the four natural elements. Guest rooms alternate in design between “earth” rooms with darker, tactile furnishings while “sky” rooms offer a lighter, airier arrangement. When not wandering the streets of Old Montreal, the hotel’s Hambar Restaurant offers casual fare, including one of the best charcuterie plates in the city.

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