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Destination Guide

Montreal

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

Indulge with a G&T&P at Bartizen, our concept bar where local gins are mixed with upscale tonics and enhance with craft perfumes.

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Treat Yourself

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the city.

Tiguidou

/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.

W Montreal
901 Rue du Square-Victoria
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Ultimate Access

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HideSeek

4301 St-Denis St

Reconnect with your inner child at HideSeek, a colorful and immersive experience that will make your IG game on fleek. Rediscover the carefree spirit of childhood play, as you explore 12 multi-dimensional rooms, each embodying a world of lingering nostalgic bliss.

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Pssst! The best ramen soup gem in town is located a few steps away. Don’t miss out on Yokato Yokabai.

Ratafia

Ratafia

176 Saint Viateur West St

Montreal now have its very own gastronomic dessert bar. Expect an impressive wine card, decadent sweets and a charming decor.

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If your sugar rush haven't reach its peak yet, make a pit stop at Alati-Caserta. Their cannolis are to die for.

Cabaret Mado

Cabaret Mado

115 Ste-Catherine E

The least we can say is that Mado Lamotte is a local celebrity and that her drag queen bar remains, years after years, a Montreal classic. She is the reason why Montreal’s village has been on the map for the past 20 years.

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Before to head there, make sure to reserve a table at Le Red Tiger. Treat yourself with tasty street style Vietnamese dishes.

Galerie Robertson Arès

Galerie Robertson Arès

1490 Sherbrooke W

Discover the new kid on the block, a contemporary art gallery located in the chic Golden Square Mile. Surrounded by museums, galleries, and auction houses, Galerie Robertson Arès exhibits its show-stopping aesthetic in good company.

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Emily Robertson and François Arès are W Montreal good friends. Don’t be shy… Say hi!

Either/Or

Hot Booty Ballet

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Hot Booty Ballet

1744 Rue William

Sweat to good beats and get a perky behind with Hot Booty Ballet, a new dynamic training created by local instructor Suaad Ghadban.

Le Central

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Le Central

30 Saint-Catherine St W

Eat like a local at this modern food hall where 25 signature restaurants showcase Montreal culinary creativity and multiculturalism.

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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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