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Business in Montreal

An April 2006 trip to Montreal by artslover

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Photo, Montreal, Quebec More Photos
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Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

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Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Photo, Montreal, Quebec
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The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth is in a very convenient location for a business trip. It is in the business district, on a major road and the train and subway stations, as well as a huge shopping mall, are connected underground.The one advantage of chain hotels is that you have some idea of what you will get before you ever arrive. I have stayed at other Fairmont chain hotels and this one was no different. The hotel is quite large and plush in a rather old fashioned luxury hotel type of way. When you enter either door, the reception area is not immediately within view, but the doormen and porters quickly direct you to the reception desk. Being in Montreal, the staff first greet you in French, but they ar...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 9, 2006

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
900 RENE LEVESQUE BLVD W
Montreal, Quebec H3B4A5
514 861-3511

Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts

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Attraction | "Museé des Beaux-Arts"

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Montreal's Museé des Beaux-Arts is housed in two buildings connected by an underground passage way. The main entrance is in the newer building. Adult admission of $15 gets you into all the special exhibits as well as a visit to the permanent collection.Despite having two buildings, at any given time, the Museé is only able to display part of its collection devoted to Canadian and international artists. Like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Museé's collection ranges from contemporary to ancient artworks from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. It is worthwhile to make repeated visits as the exhibitions change.The older neoClassical building houses special exhibits. When I visited,...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 9, 2006

Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts
1379 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 2T9
(514) 285-1600