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Old Montreal

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“european city”(98 reviews)
Stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of Montreal's famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques, sidewalk cafes and restaurants.
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As featured in 3 Days in Montreal
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y8, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
+1 877-820-2453
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 May 2005

We were in Montreal in August of 2004. My boyfriend had been there before and recommended that we stay downtown. This was my first visit, and next time I will opt to stay in old Montreal. We ended up going there most of our 8...More

75  Thank giulietta429
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 July 2006

I came here with my young son for two days in July 2006, forewarned that the area was pretty but that the people who reside there were unpleasant and was shocked to find it was worse than expected- an enormous amount of homeless people, beggars...More

33  Thank mags2198
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Reviewed yesterday

We love this area in good weather, but it becomes much quieter when weather gets colder. Lots of ambiance with many good shops and restaurants.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots to see here, tourists and the buildings are gorgeous. To many things to take in. The taky tourist souvenir stores well you know.

Thank 854glenm
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is stunning architecture everywhere you look!. The French influence is obvious without the traffic!

Thank robfisher2015
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

“Life is a see-saw. A perfect balance is attained only when two of you, give and take equally.” - Ragini Chowrasia . “La ville aux cent clochers”; “the City of a Hundred Steeples”, Montreal is a favourite to most thanks to its bilingualism, festivals and...More

6  Thank jenabirdies
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a nice place to kind of just walk around and take in. I personally found Old Quebec City to be prettier, but Old Montreal has its own charm and is less crowded/touristy than Old Quebec City.

Thank goingreen13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Narrow winding streets, on a snow day will bring the excitement of walking up and downhill without falling. Beautiful buildings, great galleries and shopping little places.

Thank gamboa62n
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the last stop of our cross-Canada trip and one that told us it was time to go home. The whole city is one big building site, both Old Montreal and the new part. If you have any form of disability - especially wheelchair...More

Thank trevorw227
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful history and architecture. I loved it and can't wait to visit again. The food is phenomenal.

Thank OrishaJ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must to visit in Montreal. You can find beautiful places around the Place d’Armes, in fact, there are many beautiful coffee shops to spend the time.

Thank miguelalfaro1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Old Montreal! The history, architecture & culture were all fascinating. While nearby, we had the feeling of being in Europe v

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
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11 August 2018|
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Response from Brent B | Reviewed this property |
yes...90 percent is for walkers only. there is a great rental bike system that actually gets used. the city itself is very bike friendly. great city for walking as well. old town is a 20 minute walk from the shearton... More
10 July 2018|
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Response from 899marcusc | Reviewed this property |
The cruise ships dock in in the old port of Montreal which is right in the Historic district of Old Montreal. There are great Hotels like the Westin, Intercontinental and Embassy Suites on Rue St Antoine only ten to fifteen... More
25 June 2018|
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Response from mercya890 | Reviewed this property |
Roof top terrace restaurant of Hotel D'Armes. No mosquitoes.