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Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel

In the heart of downtown Montreal, steps from the iconic Place Ville Marie and the shopping hub of St. Catherine St, a design adventure awaits you. Featuring splendid rooms and a lobby inspired by local street art, this sophisticated hotel with its eclectic flair perfectly blends business with pleasure. Our Navigators know their way around the hotel and the city. Providing a highly personalized service, they can meet each and every one of your requests and delight you in doing so. Enjoy modern pan Asian cuisine in our refined restaurant, East. Showcasing the only rooftop terrace in the downtown area, the “oh-so” happening panoramic lounge has a full bar, bistro kitchen and a stainless steel plunge pool. Our meeting spaces are designed for the gathering of the creative minds. We offer an inspiring environment to help you think and communicate, and now your team can go on and set the world to rights. 


Else's - find
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Else's

Pair local craft brews with comfort food served with a gourmet twist at this conversation-friendly pub that's won the heart of locals.
Simple, inviting and friendly, Else's has everything you could want in a local pub. The low-lit square space enclosed by oversize windows looks out onto the busy street and allows plenty of people-watching opportunities. While the Norwegian founder, Else, is no longer alive, the mantle is ably assumed by Elliott Smith (her son) and partner Claude Pires, who've worked to retain the pub's original spirit and bonhomie. Though small, the expertly-manned kitchen run by Marielvi Falvino serves up moreish plates of house-made sausages, pork tacos, and mini quinoa burgers that pack a flavor-packed punch, served alongside an extensive beverage list. Stop by to discover why regulars and critics alike refer to Else's as "the Gem of the Plateau!"
Address: 156 rue Roy Est, Montreal, H2W 1M2, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 286 6689
Opening hours: Sunday to Saturday from 12:00 PM to 03:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 2.1 km
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N Sur Mackay

Nostalgic cocktails served with a unique twist make for the perfect apéro at this stylish speakeasy in the city's iconic Golden Square Mile.
This subterranean bar isn't easy to spot, serving in-the-know Montrealers handcrafted cocktails with flair, and is worth searching out. Inspired by 1920s Prohibition era, this bar is inviting with its low lighting, Art Deco furniture, and crystal chandeliers illuminating brick-lined interiors. Creative mixology teamed with a true appreciation for classic libations offers a menu of perfectly-orchestrated Manhattans and bespoke concoctions. Whiskey connoisseurs can opt for a tumbler of single malt or rare whiskey from their carefully curated list; the eclectic collection spans everything from Glenlivet to Mackmyra. Try the cocktail of the week and unwind in style.
Address: 1244 rue Mackay, Montreal, H3G 2H4, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 938 1244
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 05:00 PM to 03:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 1.2 km
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Le Sainte-Élisabeth

This lively pub offers multiple spaces to unwind after a long day, including an ivy-walled verdant terrace. There is often live music too.
This two-story pub features cozy fire-warmed interiors that open out onto a hidden elevated terrace. Mingle with fellow patrons over pints of home-brewed Ste-Élisabeth on the bustling first floor as the strains of light jazz set the backdrop for quiet conversations. During summer, the outdoor patio is a popular venue for Montrealers to gather and socialize and in winter patrons move to the glassed-in balcony with garden views. From on-tap beers to premium single malts and global wines, the beverage list is comprehensive. Pair your drink with small plates and relax in this pub's unique environs in the city's quaint historic district.
Address: 1412 Sainte-Élisabeth Street, Ville-Marie, Montreal, H2X 3C6, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 286 4302
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 04:00 AM to 03:00 AM,Saturday to Sunday from 06:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 1.3 km
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Marché Jean-Talon

Sign up for creative workshops and classes at this vibrant market filled with artisan bakeries, fromageries, florists, épiceries, and more.
One of North America's biggest public markets, the Marché Jean-Talon is a Montreal institution. Established in 1933, the market was originally called "Marché du Nord" before it was renamed after Jean Talon, the first Intendant of New France. The year-round market has a wide variety of vendors and offers a glimpse of the city's eclectic cultural milieu. This is one of the best places to purchase local fruit and vegetables, handcrafted gourmet products, house-made preserves, and the must-try maple syrup pie, a winter speciality. A smorgasbord of colors, scents, and flavors await you here. Explore this dynamic venue with a quaint village atmosphere - it's a foodie haven.
Address: 7070 rue Henri-Julien, Corner of Henri-Julien and Jean-Talon, Montreal, H2S 3A3, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 937 7754
Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday from 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Thursday to Friday from 07:00 AM to 08:00 PM,Saturday from 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Sunday from 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 6.1 km
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Redpath Museum

Take a tour of this museum and explore everything from world cultures to the nation's natural and cultural history.
One of the country's oldest museums, Redpath is an academic branch of McGill University. The museum's building itself is fascinating, a blend of ancient and modern styles that are the hallmarks of Victorian Classicism and an expression of North American Greek Revival traditions. The comprehensive collection spans various fields including mineralogy, zoology, paleontology, and ethnology. From ancient Egyptian mummies to even more ancient dinosaur fossils and an intriguing array of plant, animal, and mineral displays, there is something to interest all ages here. Get an in-depth view of the history and diversity of Québec as you explore the Dawson Gallery, learn about our biological ancestors in the Back to the Sea exhibit, and the region's dynamic bio-system at the Quebec Biodiversity exhibition. 
Address: 859 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill University Campus, Montreal, H3A 2K6, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 398 4086
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Sunday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 0.9 km
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L'Oratoire Saint Joseph du Mont-Royal

This domed basilica perched on a hill welcomes over two million visitors yearly and offers breathtaking views in tranquil settings.
Founded by Saint Brother André, the oratory's construction began in 1904 and continued until the 1960s. The basilica's unique combination of architectural influences makes it a fascinating religious site, dedicated to Saint Joseph. Take a self-guided tour and explore this monumental spiritual and cultural site comprising the immense carillon with 56 bells, the votive chapel, the crypt church, the tomb of Saint Brother Andre, the first chapel, museums, and landscaped gardens. The church's magnificent 97-meter copper dome is second in size to only St. Peter's in Vatican City and is an iconic city landmark seen for miles. 
Address: 3800 Chemin Queen Mary, Montreal, H3V 1H6, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 733 8211
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 4.8 km
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O'Thym

Pair dishes like Nova Scotia scallops, turnip foam, and brussels sprouts with your favorite wine at O'Thym.
Warm red brick juxtaposed with cool white walls, nine-foot decorative mirrors, and lofty ceilings create an elegant yet casual tableau at O'Thym. Attention to detail is evident in every aspect of the dining experience here, from the decor to the plating. The dishes are rooted in French cuisine but elevated by imagination to create offerings like duck breast with lemon thyme or grilled Prince Edward Island flank steak with papas bravas. A breath of fresh air from regular bistro fare, the menu emphasizes originality and commitment to quality with most ingredients being locally sourced. A favorite with in-the-know locals and conveniently located in the vibrant Village neighborhood, the restaurant buzzes with energy, especially on weekends. Reservations are recommended. 
Address: 1112 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Estate, Montreal, H2L 1Z8, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 525 3443
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM,Tuesday to Friday from 11:30 AM to 02:30 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 2.1 km
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Gibby's

Dine on perfectly seared steaks served with nostalgic flair at this iconic eatery housed in a 200-year old building in historic Old Town.
Gibby's is a Montreal institution that has been at the forefront of the dining scene since 1974. The restaurant's charming interior brings to mind a bygone era with its stone walls, old-fashioned ceiling beams, and warm fireplaces, setting the mood for a romantic evening out. While steak served with all the trimmings is undoubtedly the highlight of their menu, the ocean-fresh seafood surpasses expectations as well. An inviting ambiance and impeccable service coupled with a classic fine dining menu and comprehensive wine list make for one of the best meals you'll have in Montreal's heritage district. The Promenade de Vieux Port is within walking distance and ideal for a post-meal stroll along the waterfront.
Address: 298 Place d'Youville, Montreal, H2Y 2B6, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 282 1837
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 1.4 km
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Bouillon Bilk

Chef-owner François Nadon blends global influences with French technique in dishes like juniper-scented venison with labneh and honeyberry.
This stylish restaurant reimagines Canadian cuisine in sophisticated, minimalist environs. Each beautifully crafted plate is an artistic presentation of colors, textures, and flavors that spotlight seasonal ingredients and modern culinary trends. The elegant interiors with their sleek black chairs juxtaposed with crisp white tablecloths and low lighting epitomize the "less is more" concept, and serve as the backdrop for a refined evening out. Carefully selected wines from around the world complement each dish to perfection, and are expertly paired by the restaurant's sommelier. Reserve a table and savor a gourmet pre-theater dinner in the dynamic Quartier des spectacles.
Address: 1595 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Quartier des Spectacles, Montreal, H2X 2S9, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 845 1595
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 11:30 AM to 02:30 PM,Monday to Sunday from 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 1.2 km
Heritage - find
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Heritage

This Old Montreal boutique and gallery showcases exclusive lines of Inuit art, handcrafted jewelry, and natural furs.
Tucked away amid the winding, closely-packed streets of the historic old town, this family-owned shop is a great find. Kosta Dios fell in love with the Old Port and decided to open his store in the heritage district, which draws inspiration from his passion for native art, as well as his know-how as a furrier. One of the neighborhood's premier gift shops, the store has an eclectic collection of elegant furs, beautiful jewelry, craft ware, leather items, and other cultural artifacts. Visit for unique souvenirs and art objects you won't find elsewhere. 
Address: 30 Saint Paul East, Montreal, H2Y 1G3, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 392 9272
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 1.8 km
1861 - find
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1861

A confection of pale pinks and glittering chandeliers, this chic boutique brings vintage-inspired glamour to the heart of Montreal.
Limited-edition lines, designer labels, and established local artists contribute to the appeal of this fashionable boutique. If Breakfast at Tiffany's and Audrey Hepburn are your style icons, this petit store is a must visit, recreating the effortless elegance and feminine flair of a bygone era. Browse the well-appointed shop for one-of-a-kind jewelry, trendy peep-toe shoes, silk scarves, and flirty dresses. Labels like BB Dakota, Coccolily, Pink Martini, and Arti Gogna have fashionistas lining up at the door. Rooted in timeless style with a touch of whimsy, this boutique appeals to your romantic spirit.
Address: 1861 Saint Catherine West, Montreal, H3H 1M1, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 908 1861
Opening hours: Monday to Tuesday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Wednesday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM,Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 1.5 km
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Unicorn Boutique

Update your look with trendy clothes and accessories from designers like Amanda Moss, Rare Specimens and Erica Weiner in artsy Mile End.
This stylish boutique features a carefully curated collection of clothing from Canadian labels alongside top international brands. Browse through shelves showcasing local designers like Mélissa Nepton, Betina Lou, and Cherry Bobin or discover coveted labels like Sanctuary and Obey. Find handcrafted jewelry, elegant shoes, all-natural beauty products, and handbags within the store's polished black-and-white interior. Fashion conscious shoppers should head here for its handpicked merchandise and the latest in-vogue fashions.
Address: 5135 Boul Staint-Lauren, Montreal, H2T 1R9, QC, Canada
Phone: +1 514 544 2828
Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Thursday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 08:00 PM,Saturday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Distance: 3.6 km

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1250 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa Montreal H3B 3B8 Canada +1 514 657-5000 Book now

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  • High-speed internet
  • Nespresso machine in each room
  • On-site restaurant
  • Business center
  • Meeting event space
  • Fitness center
  • Pool
  • Parking
  • Valet dry-cleaning
  • Pet friendly

Upcoming events

Time for some bubbles

Time for some bubbles

“Champagne is to celebrate, Sabrage is to commemorate.” ...

“Champagne is to celebrate, Sabrage is to commemorate.” And what better way to celebrate then with champagne and a sabrage ceremony! Come try it out at our famous EAST Restaurant!

Montreal, Canada
Venue: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Address: 1250 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, H3B 3B8, Canada
Phone: +1 514 657-5000
‘Shanghai Night’

‘Shanghai Night’

With an overarching ‘Shanghai Night’ theme kick starting from 5.30 pm onwards, the East Pan-Asian restaurant in our lobby will be transformed...

With an overarching ‘Shanghai Night’ theme kick starting from 5.30 pm onwards, the East Pan-Asian restaurant in our lobby will be transformed into a vintage club showcasing oriental elegance and the old world charm of Shanghai. Guests will be treated to canapés and entertainment! See you there!

Montreal, Canada
Venue: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Address: 1250 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, H3B 3B8, Canada
Phone: +1 514 657-5000
Indigenous Beertails Time

Indigenous Beertails Time

If you tend to only drink beer straight from the bottle, it's time to expand your horizons. There's an exciting world of hopped-up beertails...

If you tend to only drink beer straight from the bottle, it's time to expand your horizons. There's an exciting world of hopped-up beertails just waiting to be explored! Come meet our famous Navigator ; Hugo that has more than 20 years experience making the best beertails in the city! Come check-it out!

Montreal, Canada
Venue: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel
Address: 1250 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, H3B 3B8, Canada
Phone: +1 514 657-5000