Guide of the best hotels in Montreal

Igloofest, electronic music festival

Igloofest

What is the Igloofest ?

Is the idea of dancing away all night long to the sound of electro music in your snowsuit along with thousands of other fans thrilling to you? Then you will not want to miss the 10th edition of the Igloofest that will take over the Quai Jacques-Cartier in the Old Port of Montreal for 6 weekends this year, between January 12 and February 19. Electro music outdoor parties at night with the best DJs out there, an igloos village and ice bars are all waiting for you. To celebrate Montreal’s 375th anniversary, Igloofest will add two weekends to its programming, don’t miss the FREE off-igloo nights on saturdays february 11th and 18th!

A Great Lineup !

This year, there is a great lineup of amazing international DJs such as Carl Cox and Laurent Garnier and local DJs such as DJ Mayday and other surprises in the complete lineup here. In addition, you’ll be able to visit the igloo village built for the occasion and to participate to the contest for the best snowsuit, the Iglooswag. Despite the arctic weather, you’are garanteed to stay warm during the festivities.

Deals: Tickets for the Igloofest + Hotel

If you are coming to Montreal specifically for the event, there are great promotions including tickets for the Igloofest and a stay at the hotel that you can take advantage of.

Decide which of the 4 following hotels suits you best:

Le Petit Hotel

Nearest to the Igloofest site…
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The boutique hotel, Le Petit Hotel, is trendy and features sleek designs on top of being located in the heart of the Old Port… more info

Package IGLOOFEST, starting at $189 (+ tax) for:

  • 1 night for 2
  • Breakfast
  • 2 tickets for the Igloofest

To book: Mention the offer code, Igloo, on the website or at 514-940-0360 / 1-877-530-0360.

Hotel Zero 1

Centrally located…
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A design boutique hotel at a good price located on René-Lévesque Blvd in the Latin Quarter. Less than 30 minutes away from the site, walking… more info

Package IGLOOFEST for $146 (+tax) for:

  • 1 night for 2 in a POP room
  • Breakfast
  • 2 tickets for the Igloofest

To book: Mention the offer code, Igloo at 514-871-9696 / 1-855-301-0001

Hotel W

The most exclusive…
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Luxurious comfort in a contemporary and modern atmosphere. You can party in one of the three bars and lounges of the establishment. Located approximatively 30 minutes away from the site, walking… more info

Package IGLOOFEST includes :

  • A 5% discount on regular rates
  • Late check out at 3pm
  • 2 cocktails at the Bartini
  • 2 tickets for the Igloofest

To book: Mention the offer code, IGLOO, on the website or at 1-866-716-8102. Valid for weekends between Jan. 16 until Feb. 8, 2015

HI-Montreal Youth Hostel

The cheapest…
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A friendly and international atmosphere in the heart of Montreal’s downtown, 2 steps away from Sainte-Catherine. You’ll have to take the metro or a vehicle to get to the site. For more information.

With 2 nights at the HI-Montreal Youth Hostel, the Igloofest tickets are $18 for members and $20 for non-members. You can also take advantage of the Friday night group outings organized by the staff of the hostel.

To book: On the website or at 514.843.3317 / 1.866.843.3317

Practical Information:

Minimum Age: 18 years older and up (alcohol sold on the site)

Public Transportation: The closest subway stations (Champs-de-Mars et Place-D’Armes) are about 10 minutes away from the site, walking. This stations operate until 1am on Fridays and Sundays and 1:30am on Saturdays.

Weather: Be ready to brave average temperature of -10°C… Unless a cold wave lowers the mercury to -25°C… Be smart and dress well, with a warm winter jacket, snow pants, Gotex mitts, waterproof boots, hat and scarf.

For the foodies: Foodies will want to take note that 8 restaurants in the Old Montreal (a few steps away from the site) will be participating in the Happening Gourmand. You’ll have the choice between 3 “tâble d’hôte” (usually an appetizer, a main, and a dessert) and a ticket for the Igloofest.

 

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