Things to do in downtown Montreal
When you want to experience the best that downtown Montréal has to offer, Hotel Travelodge By Wyndham Montréal Centre is the only place to stay. Reserve a room with us and you’ll be in the heart of the city centre, moments from from Gay Village, Chinatown, Quartier des Spectacle and more. Brimming with fabulous restaurants and shopping, world-class museums, contemporary cultural destinations and historical attractions, Montréal has something for everyone.
To help plan your Montréal adventure, our front desk staff will be happy to offer recommendations on things to do and see.
Montréal’s lively heart of art, culture and entertainment, this district features over 80 venues and 8 public spaces showcasing a dizzying array of festivals, movies, plays, dance performances, art exhibitions, technological art displays, music concerts, operas, comedy shows and more throughout the year.
Bursting with 17th century charm, Old Montréal is a network of intimate cobblestone avenues, bustling plazas and charming shops and cafés. This is where you’ll find famous attractions like Notre-Dame Basilica, the Pointe-à-Callière museum, the Science Centre, Centre d’histoire de Montréal and more.
Centred around de la Gauchetiere and lower St. Laurent Blvd, Chinatown is a vibrant neighbourhood lined with colourful shops selling everything from Chinese medicinal herbs and Chinese and Vietnamese products to Cantonese seafood, barbecue and dim sum restaurants and Vietnamese Phở cafés.
This charming area is filled with old-world cafes, pizzerias, Italian grocery stores and bakeries. The Jean-Talon Market features vendor stands selling flowers, produce and hot meals, while locals play bocce in Parc Dante.
Chic, trendy and art-inspired, Le Plateau is the quintessential Montréal neighbourhood with its funky, eclectic cafés, bars, bookstores, restaurants and designer shops. It’s also known as the birthplace of the Montréal-style bagel.
This welcoming, all-inclusive area serves as Montréal’s LGBTQ community gathering point and the epicentre of the summer's Pride events and celebrations. Explore charming eateries, eye-popping boutiques and nightclubs boasting uniquely Montréal-inspired architecture.
In addition to hosting the city’s premier live entertainment and sporting events, this world-class venue is home to the National Hockey League's Montréal Canadiens ice hockey team.