Comfort Inn South Shore
96 boul. de Mortagne
Boucherville, QC J4B 5M7
Phone: (450) 641-2880
Fax: (450) 641-2677
This district, now a part of the city of Montreal, was once its own city. It benefited from the construction of monumental Beaux-Arts-style buildings, many of which still exist today. It has recently witnessed a re-birth, thanks in part to the Olympic Park. A walking tour of the district should include the Maisonneuve Market. Other notable buildings include the magnificent public baths on Morgan Avenue and the Denise-Pelletier Theatre.
A district of Montreal, created to lend a venue to the Summer Olympics of 1976, Olympic Park is located on the Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue and is roughly bound by Rue Sherbrooke and Rue Viau. It is here that the iconic, funicular Olympic Tower is located, which is home to many sport facilities like the seven state-of-the-art aquatic pools. Olympic Park is also home to many other structures like the Olympic Village and the Montreal Biodome.
Established over the approximate location of an even older Iroquois village, Hochelaga literally means beaver lake. Dating back to 1535, the village was described by Jacques Cartier in one of his log books. Although nothing much of the original village remains, the current significance of the place derives from its Iroquoian history. Offering gorgeous panoramas, the site is a designated a National Historic Place of Canada since 1920.
Nestled within the Parc Jean-Drapeau, this subway station is named after Jean Drapeau, the city's mayor.
Taxi Co-Op service is a quality taxi service operating in Montreal city since 1980. The group of 285 taxi owners have come together to provide efficient transport service solutions. Comfort, quality and professionalism is the best way to describe their service. Be it short distance or long distance travel, they are ready to serve you 24 hours a day, just call them and they will be there to pick you.
College Jean-Eudes is located in the Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie region of Montreal. A prominent French language high school, Jean-Eudes is known as much for its extensive extracurricular activities as for its comprehensive academic program. A hub of arts and sports, College Jean-Eudes houses a brilliant sports & fitness center, from gymnasiums and rock-climbing walls to a skating rink and a classy multi-sport room. Basketball, badminton, soccer, and a variety of other sports are played here. A theater hall and a dance studio are some of the other features of the sprawling campus of Jean-Eudes. Touted as one of the best schools of Quebec by a French magazine, College Jean-Eudes ensures holistic development of its students. Visit website for more details.
Philippe Pinel Institute is the pioneer and only institution for the mentally unstable and criminal minds. Founded in 1970, when legal psychiatry was new, vast research was done to find new methods for psychiatric treatments. The institute also provides rehabilitation procedures for patients going through judicial, psychiatric problems as well as for sexual delinquents. They also offer more than 3,000 books that contain documentation of various cases. Check out the website for detailed information.
The Montreal Central Bus Station is conveniently located at Maisonneuve Boulevard Est, at Berri, connected to the Berri Métro station. Though not in the most salubrious area of town, the bus station is totally safe during the day. Lone women might want to take basic precautions late at night. Aim to arrive early prior to your departure in order to allow for ticket lines, as in most cases you cannot book in advance. Rest assured that domestic carriers are honor-bound to carry any and all passengers on their services. Though all high-end amenities are within a few blocks of the terminal, the building itself is fairly bleak and offers nothing in the way of good food. Passengers would do well to pack snacks before they arrive.
The largest city in the province of Quebec and the second largest city in Canada, Montreal has a dominant French population. For over years, Montreal has been the financial and commercial center of Canada. The variety of century-old buildings, museums, theaters and warehouses reflect the city's history and the classic architecture. The prominence given to art and culture makes Montreal the cultural capital of Canada.
Established in 1969, the Université de Quebec à Montréal (University of Quebec at Montreal) is a highly reputed institution in Montreal. One of the four universities of the city, the university consists of several departments and faculties. The university is completed dedicated to creating a quality education environment for its students along with building a strong community feeling and encouraging new approaches to studies and research.
This loosely defined area east of downtown starts at Rue Bleury and stretches east to Berri, between Rue Sherbrooke to the north and the Boulevard René-Lévesque to the south. Place des Arts is at the area's center, along with the Cinémathèque Québécoise and other cultural attractions. Rue St-Denis is ground zero for the annual Just For Laughs festival, while the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the Francofolies disperse stages throughout the area. Pubs and bars rule the night; the terraces on St-Denis can be a very civilized place to while away an evening. Worthy nightspots include the giant St-Sulpice.
Want to explore your adventurous side? Hop on to one of the bikes and hit the road. With every rental you can avail of a bicycle path card, which will allow you easy access. If you're the person who can't find your way around in a new place, then hire one of the professional guides who'll take you through a list of avenues. Enjoy great views of the river, gaze in wonder at the beauty of popular attractions or just sit back to catch your breath at the Olympic or Boucherville Islands Park. Get yourself some wheels and let the wind blow through your hair as you enjoy a ride through the most beautiful places of the city.