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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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805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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"beautiful campus"
in 72 reviews
"redpath museum"
in 35 reviews
"ivy league"
in 14 reviews
"great school"
in 8 reviews
"campus tour"
in 6 reviews
"downtown montreal"
in 30 reviews
"sherbrooke street"
in 9 reviews
"green space"
in 8 reviews
"mount royal"
in 20 reviews
"great architecture"
in 7 reviews
"historical buildings"
in 6 reviews
"nice walk"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
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"library"
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"stroll"
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"faculty"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a class. Specifically international arbitration law. The staff is all friendly and accommodating , professors all knew and loved their material . Solid school with a lot of history . Would def return.

Thank Lavida L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its one of the oldest and most gorgeous buildings in montreal!! the architecture is breath taking!! the grounds of the university are gorgeous!!

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is McGill University a great campus to walk around and enjoy, but you can stay in their student accommodation in the very central Sherbrooke Street. We did so and it was one of the best accommodations we used during our trip across Canada....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited McGill University because our daughter would love to study here. We are impressed at all those buildings, location, trees and the atmosphere. Our daughter fell in love with the place immediately. She now has her motivation to study hard to get into McGill...More

Thank Nutharin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice campus, especially in summer and fall time. Students are active and energetic. The professors are of high standard and dedicated. A university boosts your interest to learn.

1  Thank Ping L
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with the architecture at McGill. I have seen quite a few universities and colleges in Ontario and Quebec but I was most impressed by McGill. We would have loved to spend more time walking around and taking pictures but it was...More

Thank Alex G
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I definitely recommend taking a look around the grounds of the Harvard of Canada! It's centrally located and easy to combine with a visit to Mount Royal Park. The architecture is beautiful and the university isn't too large to get around on foot.

Thank Colby K
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Took in this large University, what a beautiful sight to see. This University is one of the top in North America. If you get a chance to see the Library make sure to check it out.

4  Thank Brian K
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Named for James McGill a Scottish fur trader who made his fortune in Montreal, this English language university was chartered in 1821 by King George IV of England. In the midst of busy, crowded Montreal's downtown, McGill is a site of open space, trees and...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Expected a bit more from a University as exalted as McGill. Thought it would be a bit like Harvard, but it was kind of sad. Buildings we went into were run down, hopefully the campus will look better when all the construction is done. Dorm...More

Thank RedSox4Eva
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ToonH54
16 May 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
17 November 2016|
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Response from Fernando S | Reviewed this property |
What's a party hotel?
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mexicanjeffrey
14 May 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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