Downtown

Downtown Travel Guide

Hotels in Downtown

Located in downtown's Golden Square Mile, near Crescent Street nightlife, with a rare-in-these-parts heated outdoor lap pool (open May through November).

Room to Book: Premiums on floors 18 to 31 for the best views of Mont-Royal and the McGill University campus.

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.