Things to Do in Montreal
This luxury hotel is located close to a multitude of things to do in Montreal. Who fills your social calendar? At W Montréal, you're never more than stone's throw away from hottest venues for Montreal festivals, the trendiest galleries, and the most fabulous Montreal shopping venues. Why not whisk away and allow our world-class destination to impress, amuse, and entertain you? Here are some suggestions for your next escape. You'll find everything you've always dreamed of at your home away from home.
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Eight-minute walk | 700m
Immerse yourself in the heart of the city in one of the oldest urban areas in North America. Stroll along cobblestone streets, and discover buildings dating back to the 17th century. Popular things to do in Old Montreal include the Notre-Dame Basilica and recreational activities in the Old Port.
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
12-minute walk | 900m
Located in the Place des Arts complex, this contemporary art museum is the first of its kind in Canada and the only one to feature both visual and performing arts. The museum's collection includes over 7,000 pieces of art by more than 1,500 artists, mostly from Quebec and Canada.
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Seven-minute drive | 2.1km
Don't miss a visit to Canada's largest museum spread across four pavilions. Located on Montreal's historic Golden Square Mile, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is home to over 41,000 works of art, including those by Picasso, Renoir, Monet, and Rembrandt.
50-minute drive | 57km
Amplify your stay in Montreal with an exhilarating experience. ICAR Experience offers driving experiences in race cars and exotic cars in their state of the art Motorsport complex. Experience the sensation in going from 0 to 100 km/h in three seconds! If you feel like sightseeing from a new perspective, hop on a helicopter and enjoy a tour of Montreal. Better yet, why not combine both?
13-minute drive | 7.1km
Feeling lucky? Try your hand at the largest casino in Canada, located on Notre Dame Island. Montreal Casino is open 24 hours daily and features over 3200 slot machines, more than 115 gaming tables, Keno facilities, and virtual games over three buildings. The casino also contains restaurants, bars, and a cabaret.
Indulge in a day of unparalleled retail therapy. Fantastic shopping centres are located throughout the city. Browse the shops along Rue St. Catherine, or explore the world's largest Underground City, which connects shopping centres all over.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the urban city centre, and experience Montreal's beautifully landscaped parks.
- Mount Royal - 12-minute drive | 5.0km
- Jean-Drapeau Park - 13-minute drive | 6.0km
- Montreal Botanical Garden - 16-minute drive | 9.2km