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McGill University

805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada
+1 514-398-6555
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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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  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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+1 514-398-6555
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"beautiful campus"
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"redpath museum"
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"ivy league"
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"great school"
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"campus tour"
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"heart of downtown"
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"mont royal"
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"great architecture"
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Reviewed yesterday

Like strolling through the campus of Harvard, you get the same sense of history and prestige when visiting McGill University. We were among many tourists taking photos of McGill’s breathtakingly beautiful campus and picturesque buildings, uniquely nestled in the heart of downtown Montreal. Historically ranking...More

Thank PhysicsPhD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to walk to McGill University and walk the campus. It is a wonderful, historical place, with magnificent historical architecture. It is also set up to be very visitor friendly. (Montreal is the best walking city that we've found.)

Thank Gconant
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ALocated in a beautiful section of Montreal, the grounds and history make this University a good place to visit if you have the time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

McGill University has a lot of beautiful buildings and covers a lot of land in Montreal. There is a lot of history to the university. We only did a drive by but it is impressive.

Thank Laurence M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandered onto campus. Interesting architecturally. At the top of the hill are great vies of the downtown area

Thank robert s
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove by on our city coach tour. The University encompasses many blocks including vintage properties for student housing.

Thank Sand_Lea_Travel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The university was closed, but we wandered around the grounds and it was lovely. Realised that this University was where many of my old text books came from.

Thank molswashere
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful campus, lots of green space, all in the heart of downtown no less. The architecture is old and precious.

Thank lohan222
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

I do believe that McGill University is one of the best universities in Montreal. The story of Mr. McGill when he decided to give his own home for the students to study is so nice. The location of the University gave it another credit in...More

Thank Hazem A
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We could see the university from different city vantage points. We went to the top of Mont Royal and were told about the steps down that drop you near the university. It was a great walk back to the downtown area and the buildings on...More

Thank Samndjsdad
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ToonH54
May 16, 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
November 17, 2016|
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Response from Fernando S | Reviewed this property |
What's a party hotel?
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mexicanjeffrey
May 14, 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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