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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 yesterday

Picturesque entrance from Rue Sherbrooks;. View of Montreal Parc from entrance.. Colorful fall foliage & architecture of historic buildings make the campus worth a walk through.

Thank lmmla91
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the book store. I understand they must have a larger store somewhere else, but as I was in the neighbourhood I just stepped in. They only had the books for the students' courses, but I found many interesting books anyway. kind personnel. on...More

Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode bikes past the college and it was neat that our tour guide pointed out how small McGill was, people back then were so much shorter! If you have time to hear the story of how it was built and by whom, you should!...More

Thank Chelsie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would like to be there to take a photo of self even if you cannot enter McGill as a student. Such a highly respected campus. Close to downtown too

Thank judy12016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just three streets from Place Ville-Marie, the financial centre f the city, is McGill University, the most famous educational centre in Canada for its historic and current role in educating the Canadian elite. Here you will find tree-lined streets, with few if any cars, sports...More

Thank Montreal_CanadaHal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

McGill University has the quaint, historic buildings and open spaces you’d expect in one of the country’s best schools. It is well worth a stroll.

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we saw McGill University from the Hop on Hop off bus-the grounds and building were beautifully kept!

Thank rbrfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This campus is beautiful. You can walk through/around after going to Mount Royal. You would never know you were in a city. It has such a special feel and it really was enjoyable to walk around.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

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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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