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Building's name

Queen Elizabeth Hotel


Location / address
900 René-Lévesque Boulevard West
Montréal
Quebec, Canada

Near subway station Bonaventure

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  Bus : 150, 410

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Borough Downtown
Arrondissement Ville-Marie
Centre de l'Île

21 floors(overground)

Architect

George Drummond  
Harold C. Greensides  


Beginning of construction
1955

Year of completion
1958

Building type
Hotel, Skyscraper

Last update:
2014-07-03

CodeIMTL 524



Queen Elizabeth Hotel


Picture by Alexis Hamel
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History and facts about this building
This hotel was built in the major development work undertaken by the Canadian National Railway to occupy the space around his Central Train Station which is located just behind.

The Queen Elizabeth Hotel is currently the largest hotel in Montreal with more than 1000 rooms and suites.

The prestigious hotel is now owned by the Fairmont hotel company. Hotel has been recognized as one of the top 500 hotel by the World Travel & Leisure. Building includes among others restaurants the Beaver Club, one of the best in Canada.

It is in this hotel that John Lennon and Yoko Ono made their famous bed-in in protest against the Viet-Nam war (suite 1742).

Architect

George Drummond  
Harold C. Greensides  

Modifications :
1995, Le Groupe Arcop
   Silhouette Factor : -9 (number of floor more than surrounding buildings within a 100 meters radius)

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