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Sofitel Montreal
1155 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, Quebec H3A 2N3

Where History Meets Modernity
Sophistication and Class

The Sofitel Montreal's Lobby
The Sofitel Montreal's Lobby

When an office building in the heart of Montréal's central business district became available in 2002, Sofitel Accor Hotels hired Michelange Panzini Architectes to transform it into a contemporary work of art and one of Montreal’s most popular boutique hotels—Sofitel Montreal.

Located on the once-famous site of the Van Horne mansion on Sherbrooke Street West, and at the foot of Montréal’s most famous landmark—Parc Mont Royal—the Sofitel Montreal combines sleek, modern allure with tasteful daubs of the mansion’s past, including historical relics such as the lobby’s fireplace, bronze friezes in the restaurant and monumental wooden doors on the Presidential Suite. The hotel makes a point of focusing on natural light (the lobby is made entirely of glass) and vast open spaces, transforming the building into a crystal by day and a lantern by night.

In its signature Restaurant Renoir, the hotel features Provencal cuisine, and summer selections are available on a delightful terrace complete with Laurier trees and a covered, cushioned gazebo. The hotel also features Le Bar, a delightful elegant space to enjoy freshly brewed morning coffee and buttery croissants, or to indulge in afternoon tea or wine and cocktails after dinner.

The Sofitel Montreal's Le Bar A luxurious bedroom

All 258 rooms feature three-meter floor-to-ceiling windows, goose-down comforters, and many boast original works of art. The contemporary but warm décor is inspired by the French “art de vivre” concept at work in every Sofitel hotel around the world. In addition to the regular rooms and suites, the Sofitel provides eight meeting rooms holding up to 300 people each, which are available for summit meetings, conventions and galas.  Each room is named after a noted painter, so meetings can be held in the Chagall, Monet, or Pablo Picasso rooms.

Further highlights include a stained glass window created by the Romanian master glassworker Nicolae Moldovanu and a lively hand-woven wool carpet in the lobby depicting four Montréal themes: the International Jazz Festival of Montréal, the Cirque du Soleil, the F1 Grand Prix and winter sports in Montréal.

Guests want for nothing at this elegant abode; with hotel staff able to cater to every need in ten different languages including Polish, Portuguese and Russian. The hotel has all modern amenities including a fitness center, sauna and massage room and a business center with fax, Internet, computer and photocopier.

If you’re looking for sophistication, elegance and class as well as easy access to some of Montréal’s great historic sites and attractions including the Basilique Notre-Dame and the Cathedrale Marie-Reine Du Monde, look no further than the Sofitel Montreal.

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