BEST WESTERN Plus Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa
1240 Drummond Street, Montreal, QC H3G 1V7
Phone: 514/866-6492 | Fax: 514/861-4089 | 197 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 4:00 PM | Online Reservations
On the hunt for a downtown Montreal hotel near Bell Centre? This welcoming Montreal hotel combines convenience with location and the best in customer service.
As a downtown Montreal hotel near clubs, fine dining and great shopping, guests are in the city center. As a reasonably priced hotel in Montreal, there’s no reason to overspend for a great getaway. Enjoy affordable rates, friendly staff that doubles as local ambassadors, and peaceful, quiet rooms even with the buzz of the city right outside.
Downtown Montreal hotels near St. Catherine St. are in high demand and offer tourists the best experience of the city. Located next to major attractions, many guests choose to walk and explore the neighborhood first hand. Head to a Grand Prix or Formula 1 event, just minutes from Montreal downtown hotels. The annual Jazz Festival is a major draw, and the Osheaga Festival gives travelers a glimpse into the real Montreal.
Events at nearby McGill University bring guests to this Montreal hotel year-round. Plus, the Montreal Canadians is a beloved local hockey team, and no trip to this part of Quebec is complete without taking in a game. Business travelers with the Canadian National Railway Company and other local organizations find it easy to mix business with pleasure when staying at this property.
Whether it’s a meeting with Bell Canada or an event at the Loyola Campus, this Montreal hotel is located in the heart of the city and is a perfect choice for nightlife and shopping. Also near Crescent Street and the Metro station, getting around the city has never been this easy.
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Interested in a personalized itinerary? Friendly staff members are happy to help and know all the best spots for dining, sightseeing and shopping.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Restaurant on-site
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff, English, French, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, Creole
- Bar/cocktail lounge, Resto Pub Addies
- Foreign currency exchange, USD
- Safe deposit box
- Baggage hold
- Ice/vending machines
- Express check out
- Late check out, nominal fee may apply
- Banquet facilities
- Meeting facilities
- Fax services
- Audio/visual equipment
- Complimentary exercise facility, Open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Mail services, pick up mail only at 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Weight lifting equipment
- Universal gym
- Barber/beauty shop, Chez George, open Tuesday to Saturday
- Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Dry cleaning
- Stationary bike
- Inter corridor
- Cable or satellite television
- Printer available
- Computer available
- Business center, open 24-hours, computers and printer no charge
- Copy services
- Conference services
- Conference facilities
- Convenience store/Sundry
- Coffee shop
- Gift shop or newstand
- Higher rates may apply for hoilidays/special events
- Parking available across from the hotel with additional charges, please inquire directly at the hotel.
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Conveniently located, the best western plus montreal downtown-hotel europa in Montreal, Quebec is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 45.498155 / Latitude: -73.573265
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: Quebec east. Take Route 1, Metropolitan 40 West to 15 South to Autoroute Ville Marie, Exit on Guy, go right on Rene-Levesque and left on Drummond. From Route 2, take 20 West to Champlain Bridge Autoroute Bonaventure, turn left on Rene-Levesque and right on Drummond to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa.
From: Ontario/Ottawa north. Take 417 East to Metropolitan, take 40 East to Decarie, 15 South, go to Autoroute Villa Marie, exit on Guy. Turn right on Rene-Levesque and left on Drummond to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa.
From: Ontario/Toronto west. Take Transcanadienne Highway 401 East720 East. Exit off Guy. Turn right on Rene-Levesque and left on Drummond to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa.
From: USA 87 South/Plattsburg. Take 87 North to the border, then take 15 North to Champlain Bridge. Take Autoroute Bonaventure, turn left on Rene-Levesque, turn right on Drummond to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa.
From: USA 89 South/Vermont-Burl Take 89 North to border, go all the way to Champlain Bridge. Take Autoroute Bonaventure, turn left on Rene-Levesque, turn right on Drummond to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa.
From: The airport. Take QC-520 to the Montreal-Toronto Boulevard Exit. Turn right on Montreal-Toronto Boulevard to Traffic Circle. From Traffic Circle proceed to Bouchard Boulevard. Take QC-20 to Exit 2-Rue de la Montagne. Turn right on De la Gauchetiere O. Turn left on Rue Drummond to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa.
BEST WESTERN Plus Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
The centre hosts major concerts, family shows, and corporate functions – and seats more than 21,000 people. The CentreBell is home to the NHL's Montreal Canadiens, and attracts more than one million hockey fans each year.
While at the centre, visit the 10,000-square-foot Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame, and stroll through to see rare artifacts, exhibits, and a 1950s train car replica.
Opened in 1978, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is a racing circuit found on Notre Dame Island in downtown Montréal. The 4.3-kilometre circuit is home to the annual FIA Formula One Canadian Grand Prix held each summer.
Seating 100,000 fans, the raceway has hosted a variety of Québec racing events over the course of its history, including the NASCAR Xfinity Series and Canadian Tire Series, and the Champ Car World Series Grand Prix of Montreal.
Established in 1869, Collège Notre-Dame is a private secondary school set in Montréal. Collège Notre-Dame du Sacré-Cœur, as it’s officially known, features an enrollment of over 1,500 students taking part in music, sports, and theatre, as well as rigorous academics.
Both the Cactus Juvenile and the Cactus Cadet football teams represent athletics at Collège Notre-Dame. Other noteworthy groups include the Wind Orchestra of Collège Norte-Dame and the improvisation team competing in the ligue d’imporvisation scolaire.
Jacques Cartier Bridge
An icon of the downtown Montreal area, the Jacques Cartier Bridge spans the St. Lawrence River between Longueuil and Montreal. This Route 134 bridge has become the second busiest bridge in Quebec – with 35.8 million vehicles crossing it each year.
Some history here. In 1930, the bridge opened with three lanes of traffic and was named "Harbour Bridge." In 1934, the bridge was renamed to honor explorer Jacques Cartier.
Visit the public square at the intersection of De Lorimier and St. Catherine streets to see the commemorative plaque in honor of the bridge's 75th Anniversary. An exit ramp also leads to St. Helen’s Island below.
While at the 104-metre tall, 3.4-kilometre-long bridge, see if you can find the cornerstone laid in 1926. The cornerstone, the beginning piece of construction, is accompanied by a time capsule containing coins, photographs, city plans, newspapers, annual reports, and other items.
A National Historic Site of Canada, the Lachine Fur Trade Museum commemorates Quebec and Lachine’s fur trade industry of the 17th century. The museum sits along the Saint-Laurent River near the northern end St-Louis Lake.
Visitors will find an unmatched collection of authentic furs and other fur trade artifacts as a part of the museum’s permanent exhibition, including the orientation film, “the Fabric of a Nation.”
Sprawled across 34 hectares of mid-city scenery, La Fontaine Park offers visitors an enticing respite from the hustle and bustle of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in Montreal. Featuring plenty of outdoor recreation, history, and family-friendly activities, the park is favourite among visitors and residents alike.
Don’t miss paddling on the park pond, enjoying the many ball fields, letting the little ones – dogs included – enjoy the playgrounds and dog park area, and the many historical statues and monuments throughout. Plus, top attractions like the Calixa-Lavallèe cultural centre and Thèâtre de Verdure are found at the park.
Sprawled across 80 hectares, Maisonneuve Park serves as a respite from the surrounding hustle and bustle of Montreal. Apart from the abundant outdoor recreation, top attractions at Maissoneuve include the Montreal Insectarium and Montreal Botanical Garden.
Outdoor must-see part amenities include the two ponds, 18-hole golf course, and over three kilometres of biking trails. Too, on June 24th, the park hosts the annual Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day concert, known to the locals as Fête naitonale Québec.
Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral
The connected buildings for the Archdiocese are the centerpiece of Dorchester Square. This National Historic Site of Canada resembles the Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome, and was consecrated in 1894 as the Saint James Cathedral.
Pope Benedict XV made the Cathedral a minor basilica in 1919. In 1955, Pope Pius XII rededicated it to be named Mary, Queen of the World.
Not to be confused with the nearby town of the same name, Mont Royal is a small mountain located near downtown Montreal. A part of the larger Monteregian Hills, the mountain helped give Montreal its namesake, and serves as the site of Mount Royal Park.
Visitors are invited to climb to the top of the mountain for unforgettable views of the city below. Likewise, the 280-hectare park offers plenty of other fun-filled attractions, like Beaver Lake, the George-Ètienne Cartier Monument, and plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure.
Established in 1967, the Montreal Bioshère is a nature museum located in Jean-Drapeau Park on Saint Helen’s Island. Easily accessible form downtown Montreal and Longueuil, the sphere is a great place to learn about Quebec’s native meteorology, climate, and geography with a collection of interactive and intriguing exhibits.
Visitors can embark on self-guided tours and guided tours of the museum, viewing animated and interactive activities like Forecast: Cyclone, ECOLAB, and more. The museum also hosts yearly special events for more in-depth experiences, including past events like 24 Hours of Science and Wild about Nature.
Montréal Botanical Garden
Visitors to southern Quebec have plenty of options for fun in Montréal – known as "Canada's Cultural Capital." One of the city's must-visit attractions is the Montréal Botanical Garden – welcoming nearly 700,000 annual visitors.
A National Historic Site of Canada, this 75-hectare park remains one of the largest botanical gardens in the world. Visit this incredible garden to view its 22,000 plants and cultivars in the 30 gardens and 10 exhibition greenhouses.
Enjoy strolling through the Aquatic Garden, Rose Garden, Alpine Garden, Youth Gardens, Peace Garden, the Arboretum, and the Courtyard of the Senses. Be sure to see the Lion de la Feuillée.
Montréal High Lights Festival
Held in late February, the Montreal High Lights Festival is an annual event known for fireworks, great food, and festive events around Montréal. The party draws more than 1.3 million festival-goers each year.
Each winter during the festival, Quebec visitors enjoy the outdoor ice slide, ice skating, and live musical performances.
Bring your appetite to taste creations made by local chefs from some of the city's finest restaurants during the Finest Tables event.
One of the festival highlights is the Montreal All Nighter – a night full of cultural events ending with a free breakfast at 4 a.m.
Located in Montreal’s Hochelaga-Maissonneuve district, the Montreal Tower is a 165-metre leaning tower, shadowing the Olympic Stadium below. Opened In 1976 for the year’s Summer Olympics, the tower is largest inclined tower in the world, sitting at a 45-degree angle.
From the summit, visitors take in unparalleled views of Montreal and the St. Lawrence River valley. The tower is available for special events as well, inviting guests to rent the Salon Montrèal and cocktail lounge, auditorium, or tourist hall.
Known locally as the Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Montreal’s Museum of Archeology and History was founded in 1992 to preserve the longstanding history of the Quebec. The museum complex is located in Old Montreal, and is comprised of six buildings and structures, including the Èperon Building, Fort Ville-Marie, and the Mariner’s House.
Visitors will find plenty to discover among the museum’s permanent exhibits, including the Where Montreal Was Born, Youville Pumping Station, and the "Yours Truly, Montreal" multimedia show. Museum goers may also visit the archeological crypt for an up-close-and-personal view of centuries worth of artifacts.
Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal
A National Historic Site of Canada, the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal is a major attraction in Quebec – found in the Old Montréal district. This incredible church features some of the world's finest Gothic Revival architecture.
The site of the basilica dates back to 1672 when the Church of Notre-Dame was first built. By the early 1800s, a new building was needed to accommodate the congregation, and 19 years of construction later, the basilica was open.
Visitors may choose from the standard 20-minute guided tour, or the in-depth 90-minute Grand Tour of Notre-Dame Basilica. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the Casavant Freres pipe organ.
Known as the oldest neighborhood in Montreal, the aptly named Old Montreal has become a hub for tourism and commerce for the City of Saints. The area features some of its original architecture dating back to the 17th century, including cobblestone streets and horse-drawn calèches.
Must-see attractions in Old Montreal are abundant – the New York Life Building, Montreal City Hall, and the Pointe-à-Calière museum are some of the noteworthy names. The sight seeing continues at both Old Port and Champ de Mars – both offer spectacular views of downtown and Jacques Cartier Bridge.
The district sits adjacent to Maisonneuve Park, giving visitors easy access to outdoor recreation and both the Insectarium de Montreal and the Montreal Botanical Gardens. Sports fans will surely enjoy stopping by some of the historic sports venues, like Olympic Athletes’ Village and Pierre Charbonneau Centre.
Built for the 1976 Summer Olympics, the Olympic Stadium is located in Montréal's Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district. The Big O can be spotted by the 175-metre Montreal Tower – the tallest inclined tower on the globe.
Seating over 66,000 people, the venue is Quebec's – and Canada's – largest stadium by capacity. Thousands of concerts, trade shows, and large-scale special events have been hosted at the stadium throughout the years, welcoming more than 100 million visitors to Montréal.
The stadium served as the host to the Grey Cup six times, was home for the National League Montreal Expos from 1977 through 2003 and for the NASL's Montreal Manic soccer team from 1981 to 1983.
Special events held at the stadium include RV Shows, CFL Eastern finals, Supermotorcross, FIFA U-20 World Cup games, and Monster Spectacular. The Big O is also home to Olympic Park.
Opened in 1915, Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is an outdoor football stadium located in downtown Montréal. Primarily, the stadium serves as the home field for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League during the summer.
When the Alouettes aren’t taking the field, the Selwyn House Gryphons and McGill University Redmen also play home games at Molson Stadium. Other Québec sporting events held at the stadium include field hockey during the 1976 Summer Olympics and multiple CFL Grey Cup championships.
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Located southwest of downtown Montréal on Westmount Summit, the St. Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal is one of the must-see attractions in Quebec. A National Historic Site of Canada, the Saint Joseph's Oratory is known as Canada's largest church.
This Roman Catholic minor basilica was initially built in 1904 by Saint Andre Bessette as a small chapel near the Notre Dame College. The chapel was expanded throughout the years, until the basilica was fully completed in 1967.
Enjoy a guided tour of this beautiful to see the iconic dome – the third-largest of its kind in the world. The half-day Music & Spirituality Tour remains one of the more popular tours, for those with an appreciation of religious music.
Opened in 2008, Saputo Stadium is a soccer stadium located in historic Olympic Park in Montréal. The stadium primarily serves as the home field to the Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer and FC Montreal of the USL.
The stadium when through an expansion in 2012, adding to the game day experience, and helping the stadium become the second largest soccer-specific stadium in Canada, let along Québec. Saputo seats roughly 20,000 fans on game day during the long MLS season.
At the foot of the Sutton mountain range, Vignoble Domaine Bresee is a vineyard, winery, and beef farm located an hour and a half southeast of Montreal, Quebec. As a an official stop on the annual Route des Vins, the winery invites visitors to sample a wide variety of offerings, including Bressoc, Rosé Nessa, and Plaisir.
Guided tours through the vineyard, along with ample picnic areas, make the Vignoble Domaine Bresee a popular agritourism destination. In addition to the long wine list, a variety of pasture-raised beef cuts and sausages are available at the farm’s boutique.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Bell Centre
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from The Club District
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Montreal Fine Arts Museum
- 0.05 kilometer(s) from Sainte Catherine Street
- 1.50 kilometer(s) from Convention Center
- 1.50 kilometer(s) from Alouettes Football
- 3.00 kilometer(s) from Notre Dame Cathedral
- 3.00 kilometer(s) from Old Montreal
- 3.00 kilometer(s) from St. Joseph's Oratory
- 4.00 kilometer(s) from The Old Port
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Biodome
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Olympic Stadium
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Grand Prix de Montreal
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Indy Cart
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Rogers Cup International Women's Tennis
- 6.00 kilometer(s) from Casino Montreal
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Underground City
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Eaton Center, variety of brand stores: Levis, Old Navy, Foot Lockers, United Colors of Benetton, Gap, Aldo
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Court Mont-Royal, fashion designers: Harry Rosen, Club Monaco
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Ogilvy, fashion clothing and cosmetics: Chanel, Louis Vitton, Mac
- 0.02 kilometer(s) from Montreal Trust, variety of stores
- Chez Cora, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
- Resto Pub Addies, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- Adjacent to Medusa, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 0.05 kilometer(s) from 1221 Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 0.10 kilometer(s) from Hurleys Irish Pub, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 0.20 kilometer(s) from Dunn's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 0.20 kilometer(s) from Europea, Bar/Lounge, French, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 0.20 kilometer(s) from Hard Rock Cafe, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
- 0.20 kilometer(s) from Newtown, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 1.00 kilometer(s) from Ruben's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
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Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Montreal. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
2016 Gala d'elegance: Belles Autos d'hier
An antique and classic car show hosted at Parc de la Chute Montmorency. Apart from the awesome cars, there will also be a flea market and music. The whole thing gets underway at 9 a.m.
2016 Festival d'ete de Quebec
One of the city's biggest and brightest festivals is back, and set to include live music from iconic names like Peter Gabriel, Sting, Brad Paisley, and more. Get your tickets today.
2016 Montreal Country Music Festival
A three-day festival featuring some of the biggest names in country music, held at the Old Port of Montreal.
2016 Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival
Don't miss this year's Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival held at Parc de la Baie, featuring nearly a week of dazzling balloon lauches and flights alongside live music, an amusement park, and more. Grab your passes today.
2016 Bière Fest Rivière-du-Loup
The historic district of Rivière-du-Loup hosts three days of local brewers, live music, crafts from regional vendors, and more. Admission is free. Start time is TBA.
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