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Canada's oldest university, home to nearly 30,000 students, is filled with a variety of interesting architectural styles.
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805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of Canada's oldest places of higher education, McGill is in the middle of Montreal but retains a lovely and historic campus feel with intriguing architecture. Well worth a stroll around the campus. They offer a self-guiding tour as a downloadable app. Recommended.

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been visiting this April for my niece Graduation, her parents and brother came over and we stayed at McGill Residence too. My husband and I've been taking our niece back and forth Toronto almost 3 times/year, but haven't had a chance to walk around...however,...More

Thank AKO2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

McGill University is a beautiful campus to stroll through as well as just to stop and have a rest and people watch. Always a joy to visit when we are visiting our daughter who attends the University

Thank enaj21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here as a tourist for the homecoming football game. Good atmosphere and nice people. Had a great afternoon here.

Thank Julien K
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We both walked the campus on our own and did a campus tour. Overall, I'd rate this campus at best, a 3 on a 1-5 scale. Construction is absolutely everywhere so getting around is challenging. Forget driving anywhere on campus; that's a nightmare. Park outside...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We walked through McGill University last week on our way to Mount Royal and it was just lovely! Don't miss the little museum which is open to the public. We particularly loved the Dinosaur bones and taxidermy dioramas. Upon leaving we walked up the beautiful...More

1  Thank Urban68
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Not only do you see how the World of Knowledge affected the growth of Canada, but you really do get a sense that history is alive and being written everyday here.

1  Thank DenisAnna1990
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Nice to walk around, see the halls and the (old style) museum. At first glance it doesn't look very big, but other, more conventional buildings and sports places around. Nice on the way to Mont Real.

1  Thank ulid240
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I spent time walking on the campus. There is a pedestrian only street. The buildings are a mix of old and new.

1  Thank Jo V
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Redpath Museum situated on the campus is the first building built to be a Museum in Canada - has many important and fascinating artefacts including a great minerals collection worth stopping to see.. The overall campus is very special, lots of historical buildings and...More

Thank Deborah S
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ToonH54
17 May 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in old Montreal which was a good 35 minute walk from McGill. I would highly recommend staying in OM but not if you have to get to McGill daily.
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Harman K
17 November 2016|
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Response from Fernando S | Reviewed this property |
What's a party hotel?
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mexicanjeffrey
15 May 2015|
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Response from OrlandoRachel | Reviewed this property |
I noticed a Metro entrance/exit on Rue Catherine and from there it would be about a five block walk. I would suggest downloading a metro map from Montreal's transportation site.
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