Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Downtown Montreal

Enjoy the area's architecture, art galleries and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Downtown Montreal. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the live music, festivals and theaters. Christ Church Cathedral and Bell Centre are just a couple of the must-sees. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Montreal

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

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 center. 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 1,267 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 1,056 Condos/Apartments to 152 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:

  • Plateau Mont-Royal: 1,023 holiday homes
  • Sainte-Marie: 201 holiday homes
  • Anjou: 25 holiday homes
  • Lachine: 26 holiday homes
  • Sainte-Dorothée: 789 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:

  • Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame: 1,947 holiday lettings
  • Imperial Cinema: 1,955 holiday lettings
  • National Library of Quebec: 1,940 holiday lettings
  • Dorchester Square: 1,948 holiday lettings
  • Montreal Lucien-L'Allier Station: 1,947 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 Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,056 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 152 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 634 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 141 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Downtown

    Varennes
    321 holiday rentals
    Saint-Rémi
    36 holiday rentals
    Blainville
    50 holiday rentals
    Mirabel
    84 holiday rentals
    Laval
    1,910 holiday rentals
    Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
    69 holiday rentals
    Terrebonne
    107 holiday rentals
    Longueuil
    1,750 holiday rentals
    Mascouche
    48 holiday rentals
    Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
    27 holiday rentals
    Beauharnois
    38 holiday rentals
    Boucherville
    1,746 holiday rentals
    Repentigny
    47 holiday rentals
    Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot
    84 holiday rentals
    Carignan
    98 holiday rentals
    Kahnawake
    1,754 holiday rentals
    Châteauguay
    916 holiday rentals
    Brossard
    1,859 holiday rentals
    Laprairie
    1,805 holiday rentals
    Sainte-Julie
    151 holiday rentals