Looking for an unforgettable bachelorette weekend with your favorite ladies that's rich in culture, heavy on charm, and very close by? Look no further than our neighbor to the north for a Montreal bachelorette party! Brush up on your French while taking in the amazing blend of European and North American culture all mashed into one, while celebrating your upcoming wedding day in style.
Where to Stay
Montreal has a number of lodging options for groups of all sizes and budgets. One of the best options is the Hotel Le Crystal. Its can't-be-beat location right off of Rene-Levesque Boulevard ensures that your group won't have to go far to find some of Montreal's top restaurants and nightlife. It also offers posh suite options with balconies and skyline views, as well as a rooftop hot tub. The Loews Hotel Vogue, right off of Montreal's busy Saint Catherine's Street also offers a contemporary, chic aesthetic as well as an onsite Parisian bistro.
What to Do
Get in some much-needed R&R with a bachelorette spa day. Montreal has a lot of great options, including the Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montreal. Splurge on a massage, and be sure to add their baths experience for extra relaxation. Take in some culture at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art—a Chagal exhibition is on view through June 2017. And while you will be doing plenty of eating and drinking during your trip, we always suggest taking a cooking and/or cocktail class at Ateliers & Saveurs.
Where to Eat
You can't end your extravagant weekend without trying some authentic poutine (fries and cheese curds topped with brown gravy) at 24-hour spot La Banquise. For dinner, classic French cuisine is a must. For a classy, excellent meal, try either Bouillon Bilk or Maison Boulud.
And while Sunday might be your travel day, we highly suggest finding the time to take a Brunch Cruise (through Croisières AML) before you head home, provided you're there when the weather is warm enough. Take in some amazing views to go along with an eclectic and wide-ranging buffet and drinks, of course!
Where to Party
The better question is, where not to? You're in one of the top party cities in the world (honestly!), so you're likely to find a great spot merely by going for a stroll. If you're in the mood for some top-flight beer, check out Brutopia or Le Saint Bock (which also sports a sweet outdoor terrace). Bar le Lab or Bar Kabinet are where you can find some excellent cocktails in a chic, cozy atmosphere. And when you're ready to dance, you'll have a bevy of options. Le Salon Daome is where to go if you're looking for a high-class haunt, with top international DJs spinning the hottest tunes. Stereo offers a top-flight sound system, while Blue Dog is a more casual dance atmosphere. Whatever you choose, you'll be sure to leave Montreal needing another couple of days to recover from all the celebrating you and your "I do" crew will do!