Montreal - Longueuil Attractions
Sandman Hotel Group features properties located within a rich mosaic of neighbourhoods and surrounding areas, each with a distinct, welcoming personality. We have compiled a list of useful information below to enhance your stay.
Montréal the metropolis has everything a big city can offer. But Montréal is also one-of-a-kind, a multicultural city that blends its French accent with that of over 80 other ethnic communities and charms visitors with its Euro-American ambiance.
Montréal is also innovative and invigorating, offering a whirlwind of cultural creations, both traditional and modern. Its downtown bustles with life at the foot of its mountain, while history is rooted in the old quarters near the river.
With its year-round party atmosphere, Montréal beats to the rhythm of its festivals: jazz, comedy, cinema, fireworks and more! The city beckons you to discover its fashionable boutiques and famed cuisine, over 30 km (18 mi.) of indoor pedestrian walkways, and its lively casino.
Stroll through its colourful streets and typical neighbourhoods representative of a mosaic of nations, take a ride along one of its many bicycle paths (over 660 km / 400 mi. in the region), party in its inviting bars... Montréal? Oui, s'il vous plaît!
Montreal is a transportation hub for eastern Canada, with well-developed air, road, rail, and maritime links to the rest of Canada, as well as the United States and Europe.
Montreal has an excellent system of public transit including comprehensive bus service and a widespread metro that covers the city. Special passes are available for visitors.
There is no shortage of exhilarating and stimulating adventures to be had in and around Montreal. These activities give travellers an unparalleled opportunity to live the "joie de vivre" that the locals seem to exude in abundance.
As the city is covered in an extensive network of bike paths, touring the city on two wheels is perhaps one of the best ways to see all that Montreal has to offer.
In addition to the physical benefit, taking a bike or in-line skating tour allows travellers to make a green vacation choice and avoid the traffic congestion found within the city.
Serious mountain bikers looking to challenge their skills can make use of the cities mountain bike parks and trails, such as La Route Verte, which makes its way through the city and outlying area.
- La Ronde / Parc des iles
- Complexe Sportif Claude-Robillard
- Jean-Talon Market
- Theatre du Rideau Vert
History lovers will no doubt head straight to Old Montreal (Vieux Montreal) to check out the architecture, churches, shops and galleries located along the area's cobblestone streets.
Those looking to take home a unique souvenir or special trinket will likely find what they're looking for within the shops of Old Montreal.
One of the most impressive historic buildings in Vieux Montreal is the Marché Bonsecours. Bordering Montreal's Old Port, the Bonsecours Market was built in 1857 and restored to its original grandeur in the 1990s.
Recognised as one of the 10 finest heritage buildings in Canada, the market is surrounded by some of Old Montreal's most popular tourist attractions and houses a range of boutiques that specialise in works of art, fashion, accessories and jewellery made in Quebec.
Joseph Bistro & Brasserie
Please note that Joseph Bistro & Brasserie is currently closed. It will re-open on January 11, 2013.
We invite you to enjoy a menu of delicious cuisine inspired by traditional favourites. Relax and watch the game with a beer, or converse with friends over dinner while taking in the ambience of this modern sports bar setting.