Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Downtown Montreal

Enjoy the area's architecture, art galleries and museums with a rental holiday home in Downtown Montreal. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the live music, festivals and theatres. Christ Church Cathedral and Bell Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Montreal

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Downtown Montreal has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Ronde Six Flags (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Arena McConnell (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Marche Des Eclusiers (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Aquatic Complex (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Pi-o Centre d'Amusement (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Montreal

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Downtown Montreal. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Royal Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Montreal Botanical Garden (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Sun-Yat-Sen Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Champ de Mars (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Jeanne-Mance Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Parc de Portugal (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Montreal

Fly into Montreal, QC (YHU-St. Hubert), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Montreal, QC (YUL-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl.), which is 8.9 mi (14.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Montreal Lucien-L'Allier Station or Montreal Central Station to see more of the city. You can see more of Downtown Montreal by catching a ride on the metro at Peel Station, McGill Station or Lucien L'Allier Station.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,252 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 1,048 Flats to 151 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Old Montreal: 502 holiday homes
  • Golden Square Mile: 693 holiday homes
  • Plateau Mont-Royal: 989 holiday homes
  • Old Montreal & Quays of the Old Port: 480 holiday homes
  • The Village: 454 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bell Centre: 1,922 holiday lettings
  • National Library of Quebec: 1,922 holiday lettings
  • Complexe Desjardins: 1,919 holiday lettings
  • Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes: 1,924 holiday lettings
  • Place Ville-Marie: 1,933 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,048 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 151 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 627 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 142 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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