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Quartier des Spectacles has been Montreal's cultural heart for more than a century. Today, the entertainment district boasts North America's most concentrated and diverse group of cultural venues, making Montreal one of the world's great cultural...more
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1435 rue Saint-Alexandre, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2G4, Canada
Quartier des Spectacles
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Montreal is known for its myriad of festivals throughout the year. The Quartier des Spectacles is a really popular open-air venue for these venues and constantly being used and upgraded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 403rayt
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Montreal does a great job in designing places with pedestrians in mind. This area is one where a stretch of road is restricted to only foot traffic. It may be opened to cars other times of the year, but when I was there in September,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebby2k
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This is a very busy place during the summer Festivals, Jazz, Comedy and all the Montreal Parades. It is a very nice place to come however it you don’t like large crowds and busy areas this may be overwhelming for you. There is a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Nice set-up, great shows and festival but it's so hard to walk around here, specially when there's a show on the main stage.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HuguesLavergne
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This place is just crazy. Especially in summer when one festival is coming after another one. It's must seen!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Svetlana V
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Quartier des spectacles has plenty if shops, restaurants and a square where all kinds of festive activities are organized (especially during tge summer).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Golddigger888
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I wish I could rate this hotel with a zero. It took over 40 minutes to check in for our room. The rooms were not clean. Stains on towels and sheets. If you like the smell of bleach, this is the place for you. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mgarrett29
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Right next to the museum of contemporary art, you can see the Place des Festivals where I think there is probably something going on all the time in the summer. When I went by, the water fountains/jets coming out the ground making it a happy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Great place to stroll and I was fortunate to be there during the Cirque fest! Short circus acts along the street and lively crowds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura L
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Montreal may be the true city that never sleeps. This area was bustling until the latest hours of the day, so much so that it made traffic difficult to navigate through. The energy of the city, though, is infectious!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Quartier des Spectacles
The bar-none entertainment district for music and
arts, Quartier des Spectacles is an interactive
playground that delights the senses. It totals over 30
performance halls, with the vibrant Place des
Festivals at its heart. The outdoor event space
features glowing towers, glass edifices, and
granite-lined bike paths, and hosts annual festivals,
concerts, and comedy nights. The cinema, theatres, and
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Katherine M
March 14, 2018|
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Response from TheWiseFox | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There is usually some event on Quartier des spectacles but it is unlikely to be a major one in april. Two very good restaurants: Bistro T is right on the place. It is the small cousin of the world famous Toque... More
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Jeff C | Reviewed this property |
The City of Montreal had the great idea to dedicate one street to the festivals. During the off times the area is just a normal street. I believe that it is Rue Balmoral. For the festivals the street lights get re-positioned... More
Kendal A
June 20, 2016|
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Response from David J P | Reviewed this property |
The Quartier is surrounded by hotels, shops, eateries along the city streets. It is well-lit throughout the night. The art buildings have set open hours but remain lit on the outside after closing hours. You can usually... More