Destination guide

Arty Montreal will entice you

Take a holiday to Montreal and enjoy the area's architecture, museums and art galleries. Well known for its cathedral, live music and theatres, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Local cultural sights include Biosphere and Montreal Biodome. 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 Montreal

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Montreal a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Ronde Six Flags (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Marche Des Eclusiers (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Arena McConnell (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Aquatic Complex (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pi-o Centre d'Amusement (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Montreal

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Montreal is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Royal Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Montreal Botanical Garden (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Sun-Yat-Sen Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Champ de Mars (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Jeanne-Mance Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Parc de Portugal (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Montreal

Fly into Montreal, QC (YHU-St. Hubert), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Montreal, QC (YUL-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl.), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Montreal Central Station, Montreal Lucien-L'Allier Station and Montreal Vendome Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Montreal by catching a ride on the metro at Square Victoria Station, McGill Station or Bonaventure Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Montreal?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,773 holiday lettings around Montreal. From 1,370 flats & apartments to 237 houses, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Montreal?

Roll out of bed and stroll to those must-see sights. Or simply jump straight into the exciting pace of city life! Spend your getaway in the middle of all the action, with a city centre holiday rental. HomeAway has 379 city centre holiday rentals available. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has a bunch more rental options to check out, including:

  • 82 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 27 waterfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Montreal?

If you want the space to spread your things out, chill out and maybe even do a bit of home cooking, you're going to love walking up to your very own apartment. HomeAway has 1,001 for you to browse here. If you get in quick, you could be spending as little as £18 per night. If that doesn't match your squad's style, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Condo: 732 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £20 per night.
  • House: 474 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £18 per night.
  • Hotel: 155 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.

Can I stay in Montreal in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect trip is relaxing with your friends and loved ones in a completely new place. If you're hitting the road with a big group, HomeAway has options. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred option for large groups, with 173 available here. Around the area, the properties that can house large groups of guests include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 396 rental accommodation suitable for that size. Spend a night from just £34.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be happy to learn that there are 209 rental properties that are suitable. Prices start at £49 per night.
  • On a trip away with 5 guests? We offer 92 rental accommodation that fit the bill. Prices start from £28 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your grandma and all your besties to Montreal.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Montreal?

HomeAway is here to help you catch up with your loved ones. Offering a selection of value-for-money holiday rentals, you're sure to stumble upon a fabulous den that fits the whole group. West Island has bargain written all over it. And with 8 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £108 a night, you can see why. Gay Village is another place to check out. We've got holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £122 per night.

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