514-370-3000 Hôtel Birks Montréal 1240 Phillips Square, Montreal, QC H3B 3H4 CITQ#: 297790

Sainte-Catherine Street
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Montreal museum
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Underground City Old Montreal Palais Des Congrès McGill
Montreal Museum
of Fine Arts
Bell center Downtown



At the crossroads of Montreal life 

Surrounded by downtown’s busiest commercial arteries to the east, Old Montreal to the south, the festival district to the west, and Mount Royal Park to the north, Hotel Birks places you minutes away from Montreal’s finest cultural, historical, business and lifestyle landmarks. 


Exit the hotel and you will find yourself on Square Phillips, bustling with artisans in the summer and surrounded by some of the city’s best restaurants. Turn left and explore the most beautiful stretch of rue Sainte-Catherine, one of Canada’s most famous and busiest shopping arteries.

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Montreal’s famous Quartier des Spectacles (theatre district) is a 5-minute walk away. The Place des Arts complex presents a non-stop program of world-class concerts and shows in the city’s most prestigious venues. Its open-air areas and packed calendar of international festivals attract over 7 million visitors every year.

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185 Sainte-Catherine St W, Montréal, QC H2X 3X5

Take a 7-minute stroll and visit the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada’s first contemporary art museum and the only one in the country devoted to both performing and visual arts. Its collection houses over 7,000 works by more than 1,500 artists from Quebec and Canada, as well as contributions by influential international artists.

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The access to Montreal’s Underground city, the world’s largest underground shopping area, is a few feet away: 32 kilometers of tunnels and 12 square kilometers of interconnected office towers, hotels, shopping centres, residential and commercial complexes, convention halls, universities, and performing arts venues. The network is much appreciated in the winter when shoppers and workers roam cozily through the city’s downtown core.

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Old Montreal is one of the most popular destinations in Canada. Settled in 1605 by Samuel de Champlain, the picturesque neighborhood covers one quarter of a  square mile of gorgeous historical buildings and cobblestone streets, bustling with restaurants, bars, art galleries, museums, shops, landmark sites and all-year-round waterfront activities. It is only a 5-minute ride away from Hotel Birks and accessible by foot through the Underground City.

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Palais des Congrès

1001 Jean Paul Riopelle Pl, Montreal, QC H2Z 1H5

The Palais des Congrès, a venue short-listed for the title of World’s Best Congress Centre, is a 5-minute ride away. The Palais hosts the city’s largest trade shows and business conventions inside 200,000 sq. feet of ultramodern exhibition and meeting facilities.

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845 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3A 0G4

Established in 1821 and located a few minutes away from Hotel Birks, McGill University hosts a population of 40,000 Canadian, American, and international students in a beautiful 80-acre downtown campus. With the highest admission requirements in Canada, McGill University offers degrees and diplomas in over 300 fields of study and is a major contributor to the cultural and social life of the city.

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1380 Sherbrooke St W, Montréal, QC H3G 1J5

Located in the historic Golden Square Mile neighborhood, minutes from Hotel Birks, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts hosts a permanent collection of close to 44,000 works by legendary Canadian and international artists, and a calendar filled with some of the finest traveling exhibitions in the world. Any time of the year, art lovers are certain to discover imaginative and meticulously curated shows worth a trip.

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1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal, Montreal, QC H4B 5G0

Home of the legendary Montreal Canadiens hockey team, the Bell Centre is one of the world’s busiest arenas and a mandatory stop for the biggest names in show business. When visiting the city, always check the Bell Centre’s calendar: you might just catch that insane concert of a lifetime.

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1 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, QC H3B 2B6

When you stay at Hotel Birks, you are in the heart of everything. Its downtown location is a portal to an endless world of activities and discoveries for pleasure and business. The hotel is steps away from Montreal’s vast network of interconnected office towers and its myriad of restaurants, shops, bars and picturesque streets.

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