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Montreal in Sept. how many days and hotel location

Old May 28th, 2024, 02:45 PM
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Montreal in Sept. how many days and hotel location

you all were so helpful on the train decision. We have decided to take the train directly from Quebec City after disembarking from the ship on a Friday, spend at least Saturday and Sunday in Montreal and are debating whether to leave Monday morning or leave Tuesday. What area would be central for our stay In Montreal and since our flight is early, thinking we should move to a hotel at the airport for one night. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
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Old May 29th, 2024, 09:49 AM
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Three full non-travel days is my minimum of a first-time visit to Montreal. You could easily do more.

Stay in a hotel downtown (shopping malls and department stores, grand hotels, museums, art galleries, big bank towers, restaurants, bars, pubs, etc.) or in Old Montreal (historic and touristy) or for more of an authentic experience of Montreal, go with a traditional B&B in the Plateau (residential area with beautiful architecture and gardens, small independent shops, restaurants, bars, delis, bakeries, cafes, lounges, parks, etc.).

Have you looked at the official Montreal tourism website? It's full of recommendations: Visit Montréal | Tourisme Montréal | Travel Destination | Information (mtl.org)

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Thank you. We will not have a car. I was looking at the downtown area so will search.
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Downtown's great. You don't need a car for Montreal. The city is big, but it has an excellent subway system. It's also very walkable. I always say Montreal is a city in the same way New York City is a city. They're kind of like cousins in many ways - they're both international, have a diversity of unique neighbourhoods, they're both arts and cultural hubs with lots of counter culture, they both have hundreds of years of immigration waves and history which influence the city, they have excellent public transportation options and are walkable and are cities where having a car is often more of a hassle than its worth, ands they both have large famous Jewish communities whose cuisine and culture influences the city's identity, they're fabulous restaurant destinations, and so on.

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Thanks you! Good information.
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