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Tourism Shows Off World-Class City by Peter Wilson
If you want a vacation spot
with something for everyone in your family, visit Montreal. This Canadian
city will give you a world-class experience you will long remember.
Blending English and French
cultures and language, Montreal can give you North American amenities with
European flair. You will want to take a walking tour of the city to get
a feel for its cosmopolitan flair. Montreal once hosted the Olympic Games
and still has all the amenities to satisfy the world traveler. Take your
camera as there is a lot to see.
If art is your thing, visit
the Fonderie Darling Art Museum. It is a world-class museum with many programs
geared toward promoting young Canadian artists.
Make sure you visit the Just
For Laughs Museum, a comedy and humor museum. You probably didn't know
Montreal has a reputation for humor. This stop will make the rest of your
One of the best attractions
in Montreal is the Biodome, which opened in 1992. Animals and plants live
inside in climates designed to match their ecosystem. For the younger set,
there is the Zoo Ecomuseum, with its 110 varieties of animals, and the
Parc Safari, which has more than 700. An amusement park and beach are nearby
for added fun.
The Montreal Botanical Gardens
has 22,000 species of plants for you to enjoy. Many people think it is
the best such garden in the world, so be sure to allow time to visit.
If you love history, go to
the Stewart Museum. It has many temporary exhibits, so you don't know what
you will see, but it is guaranteed to be worthwhile. You can also see the
permanent exhibit of maps, weaponry, scientific instruments and other artifacts.
Even with so much to see,
you have to stop and rest sometime. Never fear, Montreal tourism has just
what you need, from economical motels, to cozy bed-and-breakfast inns to
five-star hotels. The Sir Montcalm is a luxurious four-star inn that retains
its quaint charm. The Queen Elizabeth Hotel at Fairmont that is both elegant
and convenient: It is connected to an underground shopping center that
is 30-km long. Get your shopping fix and find wonderful souvenirs for your
family and friends. Be sure to pick up something for yourself too. You'll
want to remember this trip.
Of course, a world-class
city has world-class food. Restaurants abound in Montreal, from fast-food
restaurants, to local eateries to the finest restaurants. There is something
for all palates. Try to sample the wonderful cuisine of French Canada.
With its mix of cultures,
a trip to Montreal is like visiting no other city in the world. Come and
be amazed at this city that seems like a different world. You will be back
soon for more adventures.
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CANADA FEATURED HOTELS
Western Europa Hotel Montreal
Offering comfortable accommodation
and convenient facilities, the Best Western Europa Hotel provides you with
all of the quality amenities to make your stay in Montreal a memorable
one. Situated in the heart of Montreal, the Best Western Europa
Hotel is located just a stone's throw away from the business, shopping
and entertainment hub of the city. The hotel is just steps from bustling
Ste-Catherine Street, exciting nightlife, cafes, the Bell Centre, the underground
city and within walking distance of Old Montreal's historic charm.
Best Western Europa boasts 177 elegantly appointed rooms that offer modern
amenities for the discerning traveller. All rooms offer what you need after
a hard day; an oasis of peace and comfort. You can begin your day
with the delicious Salon Europa American breakfast buffet. You can also
relax in the Europa Bar and play a game of pool or celebrate Montreal's
Joie de Vivre at the hotel. For a fascinating culinary tour of the Far
East, just visit Cites d'Asie. From an outstanding Sushi bar to exotic
Szechwan, Thai and Japanese creations, you can savour it all here.
Inn Hotel Montreal Airport
Blending beautiful accommodation
with contemporary luxury, the Days Inn Hotel Montreal Airport invites you
for a pleasant stay in Montreal. Located minutes from the Pierre
Elliott Trudeau Airport, the Days Inn Hotel Montreal Airport is placed
in the heart of West Island and is close to major companies in the business
and commercial area. The inn incorporates spacious guestrooms that
are comfortably furnished and equipped to make your stay a pleasant one.
You can start off your day with a delicious breakfast served at the in-house
breakfast room while the restaurant offers scrumptious food for you to
enjoy. The cocktail bar is an ideal spot for some delightful drinks and
appetizers. This inn provides technologically advanced conference
and banquet facilities to help you organise your desired event. At leisure,
you can workout in the well-equipped fitness centre or just cool off at
the beautiful swimming pool.
Hotel & Conference Centre Montreal
Offering warm hospitality
in a wonderful relaxed atmosphere, this property right choice of accommodation,
while visiting Montreal. Located in downtown Montreal, the Days Hotel
and Conference Centre is few steps away from the lovely cafes, boutiques
of St. Catherine Street, Crescent Street, Old Montreal, Bell Centre and
Montreal Casino. The hotel provides comfortable rooms that are well
furnished and equipped with modern in-room amenities to ensure you a pleasurable
stay. Guests can dine at the onsite restaurant, which serves delicious
food. After a tiring day, you can unwind at the cosy bar with a fine drink.
For your social or business events, this property offers well-equipped
meeting rooms, capable to accommodate up to 250 guests. Fitness enthusiasts
can workout at the gymnasium or take a bracing dip at the swimming pool
and remain fresh after a hard day's work or sightseeing.
The Queen Elizabeth Hotel Montreal
Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
Hotel with its comfortable accommodation and excellent services welcomes
all types of holidaymakers for a pleasant and tranquil stay in Montreal.
Set at the centre of Montreal's vibrant cultural and commercial district
is the city's grandest and most gracious Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
This property is only minutes from Old Montreal, Molson Centre, business
district and the Convention Centre. The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
with its 1,039 gracious guest rooms and suites, offers contemporary elegance
for business and leisure travellers. All the accommodation unit provides
an exceptional level of service and luxury to offer its distinguished guests
comfort and excellence. The Le Montrealais Bar and Restaurant offers
tantalizing menu that feature sunny Mediterranean cuisine. You can also
savour gourmet delights at the Beaver Club.
Place Dupuis Hotel Montreal
Situated within walking
distance to the Old Historic Montreal and minutes away from all the major
attractions, this hotel remains as the perfect place to stay and explore
the nearby attractions. Gouverneur Place Dupuis Hotel is located
in the heart of Montreal, in the Latin Quarter with all its cultural events
and festivals. It is within direct access to the subway system and to the
world famous underground city with miles of shops and restaurants.
The hotel boasts 352 comfortable guestrooms, which are designed with a
combination of modern decor and a touch of Quebec craftsmanship to create
a warm and luxurious living space. All the rooms provide an unobstructed
view of Montreal, Mount Royal or the St.Lawrence River. The restaurant
proposes an international fine cuisine and a Mediterranean lunch buffet
for all guests. You can also enjoy your favourite meal in a relaxing and
friendly atmosphere at the bistro bar.
Inn Midtown Hotel Montreal
A place in which to work
and enjoy, Holiday Inn Midtown Hotel Montreal is designed for comfort and
relaxation, equipped with every imaginable detail. Located in downtown
Montreal, the Holiday Inn Midtown is placed within walking distance from
the major shopping areas, restaurants and night life. The hotel is just
10 kilometres away from the recreational venues such as golf courses, tennis
courts and botanical gardens. The Holiday Inn has 486 modern guest
rooms and suites that are well equipped and are designed to suit any type
of traveller. All the rooms are air conditioned and gracefully decorated
to create a cosy atmosphere. Guests can have pre dinner drinks at
the bar and later dine at the onsite restaurant that serves a wide variety
of continental cuisine. Recreational facilities at the hotel include
a swimming pool, sauna and fitness centre.
Hotel Downtown Montreal
Wonderfully placed and presenting
cosy guestrooms, the Quality Hotel Downtown Montreal is an ideal place
to enjoy a memorable vacation. Located in the heart of Montreal,
the Quality Hotel Downtown is only 3 blocks from all the major attractions
in the area. The hotel is only a short walk away from the Molson Centre,
Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts and casino. The guestrooms are well-furnished
and equipped with modern comforts to ensure you a comfortable stay.
Guests can enjoy delicious food served at the in-house restaurant.
The hotel provides excellent conference and meeting facilities for you
to host your desired events while the business services offered are fabulous.
Longueuil Hotel Montreal
Combining comfort, convenience
and friendly service, this property welcomes you for an unforgettable vacation.
Located off highway 132, the Sandman Longueuil Hotel is adjacent to Longueuil
Metro Station and 10 minutes drive from the city centre. This strategic
location provides direct access to many of the city's top attractions like
the casino, Old Montreal, La Ronde and Montreal's underground city.
This property boasts 214 elegantly appointed and modern guestrooms that
are equipped with all the essential amenities to ensure you utmost comfort.
Guests can dine at the onsite restaurant, which serves delicious dishes.
Centre Hotel Montreal
Offering warm welcome and
comfortable accommodation, this property is an ideal place for a pleasant
stay. Situated in the heart of the city, Travelodge Centre Hotel
Montreal is within the walking distance from the shopping, restaurants
and entertainment areas. The local attractions nearby the property include
the Old Montreal and the Old Port, financial district, Montreal Convention
Centre, Chinatown as well as the Latin Quarter. This hotel offers
242 well-decorated guestrooms that are air-conditioned and facilitated
with an array of modern amenities. Guests can begin their day with
a delicious breakfast in a warm and pleasant atmosphere of the on-site
restaurant. You can also chill out at the cosy bar with an exotic drink
after a busy day.