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Destination Guide


Rich in culture and packed with fun - your taste of Europe in North America.

Destination Guide Montreal

When in Montreal, You Must

Know Before You Go

Away Spa

Fuel your glow with a visit to Away Spa at W Montreal. Our treatment rooms allow the flexibility to fit your schedule, whisking you away from the stresses of daily life during your hotel stay.

Away Spa

Treat Yourself

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the city.


/ti.ɡi.du/ adj.
This slang is an equivalent of "All good" and is mostly used at the end of a conversation. It's pronounced like "Teegeedoo"
Tigidou! See you later.

Neighborhoods to Explore

The high-rise modernism of downtown meets the 17th-century buildings of the Old Port. Our underground city allows us to get through the cold winters, while the warm summers lead us to the nicest rooftop terraces.

1. Old Montreal

Discover some of the nicest art galleries, fine dining restaurants and VIP clubs in this 1642 European setting.

2. Griffintown

Escape to the newest area of Montreal that keeps on getting cooler, with original independent boutiques, hidden bars and gems, opened by our very own millennials.

3. Mile End

Home to many Montreal artists and filmmakers, this creative area is known for two famous bagel joints; Fairmount and St-Viateur.

4. Quartier des Spectacles

Concert venues, outdoor festivals, comedy shows, digital art displays, and much more, immerse in the city’s cultural heart.

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901 Rue du Square-Victoria

Ultimate Access to Montreal

Gypsy Café + Bar

Gypsy Café + Bar

500 Rachel Est

Expect a vibe crescendo leading this bohemian laid back coffee shop into an uplifting happy hour atmosphere. Find your match by mixing and mingling with fun locals.

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Looking to get work done during business hours? The natural light, fresh décor, and healthy food options will keep you in the zone longer than expected.


Île Flottante

176 Saint Viateur West St

Challenge your comfort zone by visiting this “tasting-menu-only” restaurant. Indulge with a menu that showcases vegetables in a very creative way. Playful textures, flavorful combinations, and molecular touches are always on the menu.

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Île Flottante is not far from Whisky Café. Not usually a fan of brown spirits? Let their passionate team help you change your mind.



418 St Sulpice St

Discover SSENSE’s flagship store located in a jaw-dropping building designed by the talented David Chipperfield. Indulge in high fashion, streetwear and avant-garde labels.

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Don’t miss out! The most Instgramable coffee shop is located on the 5th floor.



417 Rue Saint-Pierre

Enter the universe of the most popular supper club in town. Flyjin is not only known for its amazing vibe and beats. This mysterious and sophisticated gem offers a great Japanese dining experience in a beautiful setting.

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Victim of its own success, Flyjin is always sold out. We don’t want your carriage to turn into a pumpkin…Text me for a guest list!





500 Rue Saint-Jacques

Strengthen your body, energize your mind and feed your soul with SPINCO spinning classes.



Trou De Beigne

156 Rue Saint-Zotique

Best.Doughnuts.In.Town. PERIOD. Pssst! They can even deliver them to your hotel room. Bon appétit!

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Montréal Musee des Beaux-Arts

Montréal Musee des Beaux-Arts

1380 Rue Sherbrooke O

Don’t miss a visit to Canada’s largest museum. Located on Montreal’s historic Golden Square Mile, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is home to over 41,000 works of art.

Musee de Contemporain de Montreal

Musee de Contemporain de Montreal

185 Rue Ste-Catherine O

This contemporary art museum features both visual and performing arts. The collection includes over 7,000 pieces of art by more than 1,500 artists.

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La Ronde

22 Chemin Macdonald, Île Sainte-Hélène

If you’re coming between May and October, electrify your visit with a day at Quebec’s largest amusement park featuring ten roller coasters and tons of other rides for thrill-seekers.

Être Avec Toi (Ê.A.T)

Être Avec Toi (Ê.A.T)

901 Square Victoria

Check out the revolutionary new dining concept that offers an exciting art gallery, DJ-designed soundtracks, and perfectly prepared food and drink, all right there in the W Montreal.

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