Things to do in Montreal
Experience the best of Montreal when you stay at Château Versailles, located in the heart of the city on Sherbrooke Street West. Our vibrant city is full of fascinating landmarks and historical sites, architectural feats, amazing restaurants, countless shopping spots, renowned academic institutions, and so much more. So whether you're looking for a hotel near the Montreal Casino or are simply looking to pamper yourself with lavish accommodations, Château Versailles is for you.
Try your luck at Casino de Montreal, located just 7.7 kilometers from our downtown hotel. The casino offers more than 3,200 slot machines, 120 gaming tables, four restaurants, four bars, a cabaret, and meeting and banquet facilities. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to patrons aged 18 and older.
La Ronde Amusement Park
La Ronde is the largest amusement park in Quebec and the second largest in Canada. Owned and operated by Six Flags, this fascinating theme park features incredible rollers coasters, thrill and kid-friendly rides, exciting shows, restaurants, and a Nintendo®-sponsored video game center. La Ronde is a thrilling adventure for the entire family!
Walk through replicas of the four unique ecosystems found in the Americas and get to know sloths, penguins, otters, lynx, and many other animals at Montreal Biodome. Located 10.9 kilometers from Château Versailles, the Biodome was originally constructed for the 1976 Olympic Games though it is now home to an amazing exhibition that ranges from a tropical forest habitat to an Antarctic habitat. It is one of four facilities operated by the Montreal Nature Museum, which also include the Montreal Insectarium, Montreal Botanical Garden, and Montreal Planetarium.
Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal
This Roman Catholic basilica is a National Historic Site of Canada that took decades to build, though its awe-inspiring structure was certainly worth the time and effort. Dedicated to Saint Joseph, the Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount-Royal has been visited by millions hoping to have their various ailments healed, and there is a wall in the basilica covered by thousands of crutches from visitors. There is also a museum on the property for you to explore and learn more about the building’s history.
Old Port of Montreal
Located in Old Montreal along the St. Lawrence River, the Old Port of Montreal has been the cultural soul of the city for centuries. Enjoy striking historical structures, the Montreal Science Centre, an IMAX theatre, and riverfront access for invigorating outdoor activity.