Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Gay Village

Come and experience Gay Village and its architecture, live music and art galleries. Renowned for its cafes, local tours and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. Notre Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Gay Village

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Gay Village has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Ronde Six Flags (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Aquatic Complex (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Arena McConnell (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Marche Des Eclusiers (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pi-o Centre d'Amusement (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Golf Le Parcours du Cerf (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gay Village

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gay Village is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Royal Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Montreal Botanical Garden (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Champ de Mars (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Lafontaine Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Sun-Yat-Sen Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ile Ste Helene (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gay Village

Fly into Montreal, QC (YHU-St. Hubert), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Montreal, QC (YUL-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl.), which is 10.3 mi (16.5 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Beaudry Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gay Village?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 300 holiday lettings around Gay Village. From 258 flats & apartments to 238 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gay Village?

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 Gay Village:

  • Downtown: 1,624 holiday homes
  • Old Montreal: 573 holiday homes
  • Golden Square Mile: 949 holiday homes
  • Plateau Mont-Royal: 1,213 holiday homes
  • Saint-Henri: 1,435 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 Gay Village? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gay Village. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Saint-Pierre Apotre Church: 2,465 holiday lettings
  • Beaudry Station: 2,495 holiday lettings
  • Papineau Station: 2,561 holiday lettings
  • Old Port of Montreal: 2,392 holiday lettings
  • Bell Centre: 2,403 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gay Village listed on 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 Gay Village?

Yes, of course. offers 258 Flats in Gay Village. Our other popular types of Gay Village holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 238 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Gay Village?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 261 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Gay Village. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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