Accommodation – 2017 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal

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The best places to stay in Montreal for the 2017 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix on June 9-11.

It’s hard to avoid the ‘F1 surcharge’ for accommodation on Grand Prix weekend in Montreal, but the good news is that it’s a big city and there are still plenty of options for fans on all budgets, though it still pays to book well in advance. With an efficient metro and public transport system, most central areas of Montreal are worth considering for your Grand Prix accommodation. Our picks below are located in the lively downtown area, where you can easily get to the Gilles Villeneuve circuit by public transport each day in around 30-45 minutes.

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Montreal Central Hostel

  • Well rated youth hostel with mixed and female-only dorm rooms available
  • Near St Catherine Street’s bars and restaurants and a 10 minute walk to the vibrant Latin Quarter. Close to Berri UQAM metro station, only one stop from the circuit.
  • Dorms from $45 CAD per night inc. breakfast
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Le Gîte du Plateau-Mont-Royal Hostel

  • Close to restaturants and nightlife on St-Laurent and St-Denis streets. Ten minute walk to Berri Uqam Metro Station, from where it’s just one stop to the circuit
  • Dorm beds from $30 CAD per night with free continental breakfast
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Résidences UQAM Ouest

  • Apartments are part of the Université du Québec à Montréal complex
  • Excellent location in the city centre close to Place des Arts Metro station
  • Double room in apartment with shared bathroom from $90 CAD per night / Self-contained studio for $95 CAD per night
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Hotel Visitel

  • Just 200m from Berri-UQAM metro station, making it very convenient for getting to the track each day. Also close to plenty of restaurants and nightlife
  • Free wifi and plasma TVs in the rooms
  • Double room from $170 CAD per night
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La Tour Belvédѐre

  • Central location; 100m from Atwater Metro Station and one block from restaurants and bars on St Catherine Street
  • Studios for two ($200 CAD per night)  and one-bed apartments for four adults ($270 CAD per night), all with fully equipped kitchens and private balconies
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Hotel les Suites Labelle

  • A well-rated three-star hotel in the Latin Quarter, close to Berri-UQAM metro station (just one stop to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve)
  • Clean rooms with wifi, kitchenette and modernised bathrooms
  • Studio from 225 CAD (145 EUR) per night including breakfast.
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Hilton Garden Inn Montreal Centre-Ville

  • Great central location close to many sights and public transport options
  • Restaurant, gym & indoor rooftop swimming pool
  • King room (or Queen with two double beds, for two couples) for approx $375 CAD per night.
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Courtyard by Marriott Montreal Downtown

  • A recognized international brand with a good downtown location, 8 minutes from the Underground City and within walking distance of many sights and nightlife
  • Indoor rooftop swimming pool
  • Spacious king room from $425 CAD per night
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Hotel Le Crystal Montreal

  • Convenient downtown location close to Old Montreal, as well as shopping, restaurants and nightlife
  • Open-air hot tub on the rooftop
  • Spacious rooms with excellent amenities
  • Superior Queen Suite with kitchenette from $650 CAD per night
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Where do you like to stay in Montreal on Grand Prix weekend? Leave a comment below!

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Andrew Balfour is the Founder and Editor of He originally hails from Adelaide, where he went to his first F1 race way back in 1987. He's been resident in Europe for almost 15 years and travels regularly to F1 races around the world.

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  1. Didier Artus says:

    I have an RV and would like to be close to the circuit

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