Downtown

Downtown Travel Guide

Hotels in Downtown

Opened in 2002, Sofitel Montreal’s floor-to-ceiling windows, wood panels, and fresh flowers give warmth to a space that was built as an office building.

Restaurants in Downtown

In 2004, when chef Normand Laprise moved his acclaimed restaurant from its neighborhood haunt up in the Plateau to this airy space downtown, he might have been sending a message with his choice of décor: red carpet all the way.

Things to do in Downtown

Every year, during the first week of July, Montreal puts on this music celebration. Some acts have included Emmylou Harris, Paul Simon, and Mali's Amadou et Mariam, many of which play for free on outdoor states downtown.