We review the best luxury hotels in Montreal, Quebec, in Canada. Celebrate Montreal’s history, culture, and joie de vivre at one of the city’s luxury hotels.
Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec. It’s a great city with loads of festivals, an exciting restaurant scene, and beautiful outdoor attractions.
The best time to visit Montreal is in the summer months. June through to September are the busiest. Visit April through May or September through October for a less busy atmosphere and relative warmth. You can fly direct to Montreal from London or most major American airport hubs.
It’s worth mentioning that if you book most of these hotels through our Virtuoso luxury travel concierge, you will enjoy free benefits, including free gifts, room upgrades, early check-in, late check-out, and complimentary breakfast.
I have compiled a list below containing the best luxury hotels in Montreal:
1. Le Saint Sulpice
We like to include surprising choices in our listings. Hidden gems that will delight which you may not have thought of. Le Saint Sulpice is a 4-star and 4-diamond luxury hotel in the heart of Old Montreal and is our top boutique hotel pick in Montreal.
Adjacent to Notre Dame Basilica and the Old Port’s all-season attractions, the hotel is surrounded by trendy Old Montreal shops, museums, restaurants, and bars. It’s close to Place des Arts and the downtown district renowned for the International Jazz Festival.
In wintertime, theatre and entertainment are complemented by a winter playground. Chinatown also lies a few minutes away, plus the Grand Prix and Fireworks Competition aren’t far at the right time of year.
The hotel features 108 spacious suites overlooking Old Montreal cobblestone streets or the hotel gardens. With a minimum of 400sqft., the fully equipped hotel suites are large spaces for living, and some suites even come with an electric fireplace, balcony, or terrace.
The hotel also benefits from an on-site restaurant in the heart of the hotel gardens, room service, in-room massage (fees apply), free Wi-Fi, and valet parking. There is an Urban Spa Center 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel, which offers guests preferential rates, and a Gym Center lies 2 minutes away and offers hotel guests complimentary access.
2. Four Seasons Hotel Montreal
After a 15-year absence, Four Seasons Hotel Montreal returns the luxury brand to this Francophone city. Its chic, sleekly modern incarnation has been worth the wait.
Chic and sleekly modern, Four Seasons Hotel Montreal forms the vibrant new epicenter of the glitzy Golden Square Mile area. The 169-room hotel directly connects to Holt Renfrew Ogilvy and sits steps from top museums and entertainment venues.
Dine at stellar restaurants and shop at the luxurious Holt Renfrew Ogilvy. The Four Seasons’ savoir-faire helps shine a fresh light on the city in this world capital of style and culture.
Other “must-dos” include the gold-infused facial in the spa and cocktails at sunset over Mount Royal on the third-floor terrace. Salmon tartare and other sustainably sourced seafood are on the menu at chef Marcus Samuelsson’s first Canadian restaurant.
3. Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
Totally reinvented, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth opens onto the downtown area, revealing spectacular views and reflecting the city’s joie de vivre. With legendary Sainte-Catherine street a block away, this hotel is a short walk away from galleries, theaters, sporting and shopping venues, and the storied cobbled streets of Old Montreal.
Home to the famous John Lennon & Yoko Ono Suite, where the couple held one of their Bed-Ins for Peace in 1969, the hotel pays tribute to its past.
The 950 well-appointed rooms await, including 100 suites. Amenities include dedicated concierge service; Nacarat, a signature cocktail bar; Kréma, a cozy coffee lounge; Rosélys, a lively bistro; Marché Artisans, a unique urban market; an expanded wellness center; and a new spa.
4. Le Mount Stephen
Le Mount Stephen, a luxury Montreal boutique hotel, combines neoclassicism and contemporary lines in a subdued environment.
Ninety prestigious rooms and suites all feature floor-to-ceiling windows, exclusive beds, Cura chromotherapy rainfall showerheads, and in some cases, a private terrace. Beyond the rooms are more than 6,500 square feet of elegant event space, an on-site spa, and a fitness center.
Bar George, the hotel’s restaurant, combines the classic and the inventive. Its playful cuisine pays homage to Sir George Stephen’s British roots and close Canadian ties.
5.The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal
When it opened in 1912, The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal set the standard for luxury in Canada. More than 100 years and following a multi-million dollar renovation, the hotel offers a striking blend of modern touches with historical elements.
A European-inspired retreat, the hotel features French cuisine prepared with local products at Maison Boulud, Afternoon Tea served in the beautiful Palm Court, a spa with advanced treatments, and an indoor saltwater pool with a skyline view.
The hotel has close proximity to downtown’s high-end boutiques, galleries, museums, and main attractions, such as Mount Royal Park, Old Montréal, and the Old Port.
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