Downtown Montréal Attractions

Find all of the best things to do mere steps away

Our central downtown location in the arts and festival district is ideal for exploring the best shops, museums, historic sites, cultural attractions, and things to do in Montréal. Try authentic Asian cuisine in Chinatown, watch a play at the oldest functioning theatre in Quebec, the Monument-National, or attend a Montréal Symphony Orchestra performance – all within a five-minute walk of our hotel.

In town for a special event? Hotel ZERO1 is a short walk from the Montréal International Jazz Festival, World Film Festival, Francofolies de Montréal Festival, and the Montreal convention center.

Whatever your pleasure, it’s all within reach at Hotel ZERO1.

Cruise ship docked in a bustling city near Hotel Zero1

Old Port

Located in Old Montréal on the St. Lawrence River, the historic Old Port is home to the Montréal Science Center, an urban beach and scenic biking and walking paths along the river. Cruises also depart from the Old Port, which is a convenient six-minute drive from Hotel ZERO1.

Exterior view of Montreal Convention Centre near Hotel Zero1

Montréal Convention Center

The Montréal Convention Center is just a seven-minute stroll from the hotel in the Quartier International de Montréal business district. This impressive facility boasts 200,000 square feet of event space and 65 meeting rooms. View the Convention Center calendar

Exterior view of Monument National Theater near Hotel Zero1

Monument National Theatre

One of the most famous theatres in Canada, the Monument-National is situated in the heart of Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal’s historic Jewish Quarter. See what performances are happening during your stay

Low-angle view of the entrance at Club Soda near Hotel Zero1

Club Soda

This famous Montréal music and comedy venue is located just steps away from Hotel ZERO1. View Club Soda’s calendar of events

Low-angle view of Digital Bill board of MTelus near Hotel Zero1


Conveniently located just two blocks from Hotel ZERO1, MTelus is a historic Montréal music venue built in 1884. The concert hall hosts the Montréal International Jazz Festival and the French music festival Francofolies de Montréal.

Exterior view of Theatre du Nouveau Monde near Hotel Zero1

Theatre du Nouveau Monde

Founded in Montreal in 1951, the Theatre du Nouveau Monde routinely hosts performances of classic plays, such as Macbeth, Cyrano de Bergerac and Moby Dick. Visit the theatre’s websiteto see what’s on during your visit.

Aerial view of Place des Arts near Hotel Zero1

Place des Arts

Situated a six-minute walk from Hotel ZERO1, Place des Arts is recognized as the largest cultural arts center in the country. It’s home to the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and the Opéra de Montréal. See what’s on during your visit

Exterior view of Montreal Symphony House near Hotel Zero1

Montréal Symphony House

Located on the northeastern esplanade of Place des Arts, the Montréal Symphony House is the primary concert hall for the Montréal Symphony Orchestra. See if the famous Montréal Symphony Orchestra is playing during your stay

Low-angle view of the arch at China Town near Hotel Zero1


Tourists in Montréal won’t want to miss the city’s bustling Chinatown. Located steps from Hotel ZERO1, this neighborhood is home to authentic Asian restaurants, shops, rare imported goods and a vibrant nightlife.

People gather at Musee d'Art Contemporain near Hotel Zero1

Musée d’Art Contemporain

Located within the Place des Arts, the Musée d’Art Contemporain is Canada’s oldest contemporary art museum. The museum features over 7,000 works by more than 1,500 artists from Canada and beyond. See what exhibitions are on display during your visit

Low-angle view of Old Montreal exterior near Hotel Zero1

Old Montréal

Dating back to 1642, Old Montréal is the oldest section of the city and a top tourist attraction. The neighborhood is home to beautiful 17th century buildings, preserved colonial mansions, the famed Notre-Dame Basilica, the oldest skyscraper in Canada and a museum with archeological artifacts.

Interior of Underground CityShopping Mall near Hotel Zero1

Underground City/Shopping Mall

Visiting in the winter? Escape the cold in the largest underground complex in the world, featuring 32 kilometers (20 miles) of subterranean tunnels. 

Interior of Bell Centre with digital screen near Hotel Zero1

Bell Centre

Ice hockey fans won’t want to miss seeing the NHL’s Montréal Canadiens play at Bell Centre, located just six minutes from Hotel ZERO1. Bell Centre also hosts NBA games and big-name concerts. 

Theatre St-Denis with balcony & red chairs near Hotel Zero1

Théâtre St-Denis

Théâtre St-Denis is now part of Espace St-Denis, a cultural and artistic center. The multi-purpose integrated entertainment complex includes a French Brasserie-style restaurant, a studio-cabaret with a virtual 180-degree environment, a cozy piano-bar-terrace open year-round, an ice cream parlour for the summer season and, ultimately, the large hall known as Théâtre St-Denis. The cinema located on Émery Street will eventually be added to the group with a mixed reality experience, and all that, a few steps away from Hotel Zero1!