If you're planning to visit Montreal, Canada, and you want to make the most of every aspect of your trip, the Ritz Carlton Montreal is one of the better choices when it comes to securing room accommodations. The rooms are updated and clean and the hotel has a rich and storied history as one of the landmarks of the city. There are amazing amenities and various perks to booking a room or suite at the hotel. In addition to all of this, there are some great tourist attractions and plenty of things to do while you're in the city. Here are 10 reasons to stay at the Ritz Carlton, Montreal.
1. The hotel is family friendly and versatile
Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple looking for romance or as a family, the Ritz Carlton Montreal is set up to accommodate your needs. they offer a variety of packages to accommodate romantic couples stays, as well as a connecting room if you're bringing the kids along on your trip. Regardless of how many are in your party, or the reason for your visit, you'll find full amenities and accommodations that are suitable for your comfort and enjoyment in a luxury setting.
2. The Ritz Carlton Montreal has nearly perfect ratings
One of the most important things that you can do before making reservations at any hotel is to check the ratings. Learn what other people have to say about their experiences at the hotel. We researched 113 reviewers ratings and the cumulative score given the hotel is a 9.4 out of a possible 10 with high marks for the staff, the friendly and helpful service, the clean and updated rooms, the environment, food and amenities and the location which received a 9.7 out of 10 according to Booking.com.
3. The Golden Square Mile is in walking distance
Time permitting, the Golden Square Mile, just .1 mile from the hotel, is in the center of downtown Montreal. Here you'll find a treasure trove of things to do for tourists and visitors to the city. There are bookstores, art galleries, cinemas, theaters, boutiques, department stores, strip clubs, restaurants, amusement arcades and more for your shopping and entertainment needs. You can also visit the underground city while you're there and you'll find just as many shops and fun things to do there as you will above ground.
4. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is close
This popular tourist attraction is just .1 mile from the Ritz Carlton Montreal. It is the largest art museum in the city. The Museum is located in the Golden Square Mile area of Sherbrooke Street. It's a great sight to see for singles, couples or families.
5. Mount Royal Mountain
Located just 1.3 miles from the hotel, Mount Royal Mountain offers an amazing getaway in a natural setting. There are guided tours available or you can visit on your own. If you enjoy hiking, there are some wonderful trails you can walk.
6. Take a cruise on The Saint Lawrence River
The Saint Lawrence River is just 2.5 miles from the Ritz Carlton Montreal. Here you can book a wonderful and relaxing dinner cruise on the St. Lawrence River. These romantic cruises help to create unforgettable moments during your stay in the city.
7. Visit Eaton Center Montreal
Just 0.4 miles from the hotel is the Eaton Center Shopping Mall. This is an ideal venue for picking up souvenirs or gifts or for simply browsing. You'll find a variety of stores here along with a market and much more. This is another popular tourist attraction of Montreal and it's within walking distance from your suite.
8. Go to Bell Centre
Bell Centre is 0.5 miles from the Ritz Carlton hotel. If you're in the mood for some great entertainment there is usually a concert or other event taking place there and it's within walking distance. Famous entertainers such as Celine Dion, Bryan Adams, Jennifer Lopex, Pentatonix and more perform at the centre. In addition, you can catch non-musical presentations from superstars such as Oprah Winfrey and more.
9. Montreal Casino
The Montreal Casino is also just 2.6 miles away. Whether you like to gamble, or catch a floor show, this is another excellent venue for afternoon or evening entertainment. They also offer amazing cuisine if you want to grab a meal while you're there. The Montreal Casino can also be accessed via a hotel shuttle if you're not in the mood to walk, or you could take a cab because it's a little further than most people would like to walk to, but it's a great place for night time entertainment.
10. Place des Arts
Located within 0.8 miles of the hotel is Place des Arts. This is yet another highly popular tourist attraction in the city of Montreal. If you're into the fine arts including dance, classical music, pop, jazz, rock, humor or any other type of entertainment then you're certain to find entertainment here. There are so many different programs and events offered that it's best to check their website in advance to find out what will be going on during your trip. The Place des Arts will give you a good taste of the culture of Montreal while keeping you highly entertained. It's one of those attractions that you will want to check out early so you can build your itinerary around it. It's truly that amazing.
Written by Dana Hanson
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