Many consider art the lifeblood of Montreal, named a UNESCO City of Design for its commitment to captivating style. No Montreal retreat better embodies that passion than the Renaissance Montreal​, which recently opened its doors as the city’s most anticipated new hotel.

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Renaissance Montreal Front Desk. Photo courtesy Renaissance Hotels

Nestled in the heart of downtown,the 142-room hotel marries art deco architecture and chic interior styling with best-in-class service. Guests revel in eclectic features, including street art by local artist Alexandre Veilleux, live DJ entertainment, and inventive cocktail creations by master mixologist Lawrence Piccard at East, the hotel’s contemporary Pan-Asian restaurant. Come April, its 12th floor rooftop terrace (the only one of its kind in downtown Montreal) will be the place to soak in panoramic views, featuring a full bar, bistro kitchen and stainless steel plunge pool.

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Renaissance Montreal Library. Photo courtesy Renaissance Hotels

“Renaissance Montreal is ripe for discovery,” said Ian Marceau, general manager of Renaissance Montreal. He continued, “Every corner of this gorgeous hotel evokes the vibrancy of our great city. We believe it represents the future of hospitality and are thrilled to bring a hotel of this caliber and creativity to Montreal.”

Transformed for Renaissance by Groupe Daca and managed by Urgo Hotels Canada, the 142-room Renaissance Montreal is a show-stopper. Its lobby defines modernity, with unexpected surprises like street art by a local artist, live DJ entertainment, and tempting cocktail creations by master mixologist Lawrence Piccard.

Renaissance Montreal guest room. Photo courtesy Renaissance Hotels

Renaissance Montreal guest room. Photo courtesy Renaissance Hotels

Taste buds are also wowed at East​, where contemporary Pan-Asian cuisine features exotic flavors and beautiful plate presentation. In season, the 12th floor will be a place to see and be seen, featuring downtown Montreal’s only rooftop terrace. It offers panoramic views, a full bar, bistro kitchen and stainless steel plunge pool. The rooftop will be open for special occasions leading into spring.

Renaissance Montreal_\ lobby with DJ. Photo courtesy Renaissance Hotels

Renaissance Montreal_\ lobby with DJ. Photo courtesy Renaissance Hotels

Renaissance Montreal’s downtown location at the corner of Cathcart Street and Robert-Bourassa Boulevard makes it a natural starting point to explore Montreal. Guests feel like insiders thanks to the insight of Renaissance’s signature Navigators. These in-the-know locals guide travelers on the best Montreal has to offer, from food to music, design and nightlife.

Reservations are available online or by calling 514-657-5000, and a special “Discovery” rate of $144 (US) is available through April 23, 2016.

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Renaissance Hotels believes in defying business travel conventions for guests who crave unexpected experiences. At Renaissance Hotels, It's Business Unusual. Each of the brand’s 160 hotels, located in over 35 countries around the world, is unique and every stay offers unconventional programs that help business travelers discover rich, local experiences.

We promise to feed the curiosity, fuel the imagination and excite the senses of our guests, who see their business trip as an exciting opportunity for new, interesting and sharable experiences. We understand their desire to make the most out of every moment and we offer signature events in our lobbies, bars and lounges designed to showcase emerging talent in music, the arts, mixology, gastronomy and more.

Renaissance Navigators are neighborhood experts who are ready to assist guests in discovering true local flavors and activities. R.E.N. Meetings offers groups an experience beyond a traditional meeting, rooted in creative sensory meeting design and custom-curated local Navigator excursions and networking events. At Renaissance Hotels, we work to ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey.

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