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30 Jul 2018
16 Mar 2018
“The Old Fancy Neighborhood”
From 1840 to 1930, the Golden Square Mile was home to Canada’s anglophone upperclass, the majority of which was made up of Scottish businessmen. Situated to the northwest of what is now Downtown Montréal, the neighborhood is defined by its Victorian...more
2001, rue University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A6, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
+1 514-228-7400
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

I had an informal tour with a local friend and wowww this is a seriously beautiful area! There is so much interesting history to learn anout and many of the buildings look like right out of a period piece! Lovers of history and architecture will...More

Thank Rayne M
Genoveffa F, Responsable relations clients at Golden Square Mile, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you for your comment ! We are happy you have enjoyed a tour of the Golden Square Mile, a historic neighborhood in downtown Montréal. Please check our calendar of events on Facebook and also our website where you can find, dates for guided visits...More

Reviewed March 16, 2018

This is where the rich people used to live. Now it's home to hotels, office buildings, shopping and high-end old fashioned dining. Elegant, noble.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Most of the Grand Mansions along Sherbrooke Street have been demolished..a few remain across from the Ritz Carlton or Holt Renfrew..this area is Montreal's Fifth Avenue with the Museum of Fine Arts close, some great Art Galleries , some old Houses , lots donated or...More

Thank Andre E
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Excellent tour, short and informative, with a lot of history on the origins of those who built part of Montreal.

Thank claude l
Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

The hotel seems a little old and rooms at first glance at a little worn-out. Go out for higher floors for better view especially towards the street. Theybsaud they used to have smoking rooms earlier but the hotel os smoke free now. Quite comfortable rooms,...More

Thank Vikrantg
Reviewed October 17, 2015

and Museums and McGill University, and ...... so much more. We love to walk the "new" Sherbrooke extension (built in like 1840!) and look at the beautiful Mansions and read the bronze plaques firmly planted in front of them and declaring their history and former...More

Thank BMacBaltimore_USA
Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a hotel guidebook that praised the "Golden Square Mile" which is an area around McGill and a bit to the east, west, and south of it. The picture showed an extremely elaborate Victorian mansion behind wrought iron gating and stone walls. We asked...More

1  Thank Dennis P
Reviewed December 12, 2011

This is old buildings at their best. Fun to see the old mix in with the new.

4  Thank LindaMontreal_Quebec
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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the
Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and
commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship
stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate
headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by
nightfall transforms from a business district into a
youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and
restaurants heavily peopled by students and young
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