Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Gay Village

Come and experience Gay Village and its architecture, live music and art galleries. Renowned for its cafés, local tours and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. Notre Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Gay Village

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Gay Village has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Ronde Six Flags (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Aquatic Complex (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Arena McConnell (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Marche Des Eclusiers (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pi-o Centre d'Amusement (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Golf Le Parcours du Cerf (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gay Village

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gay Village is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Royal Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Montreal Botanical Garden (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Champ de Mars (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Lafontaine Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Sun-Yat-Sen Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ile Ste Helene (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Gay Village

Fly into Montreal, QC (YHU-St. Hubert), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Montreal, QC (YUL-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl.), which is 10.3 mi (16.5 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Beaudry Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Gay Village?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 433 vacation rentals near Gay Village. From 60 Houses to 350 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gay Village for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Gay Village?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gay Village:

  • Old Montreal: 510 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 1,250 vacation rentals
  • Plateau Mont-Royal: 993 vacation rentals
  • Old Montreal & Quays of the Old Port: 484 vacation rentals
  • International District: 570 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gay Village?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gay Village. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Habitat 67: 1,929 vacation rentals
  • Old Port: 1,937 vacation rentals
  • Old Port of Montreal: 1,923 vacation rentals
  • Bell Centre: 1,931 vacation rentals
  • Parc Jean-Drapeau: 1,923 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gay Village listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gay Village?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 60 Houses in Gay Village. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gay Village include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 350 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 226 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gay Village?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation rentals with pool available in Gay Village. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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