Canada Montreal Montreal Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Where to Stay Events All Montreal Montreal Shopping Malls A List of Montreal's Major Shopping Centres or Centres d'Achat Located Downtown By Evelyn Reid Evelyn Reid Facebook Twitter Evelyn Reid is a writer who specializes in Montreal. TripSavvy's editorial guidelines Updated on 06/26/19 Fact checked by Erin Medlicott Fact checked by Erin Medlicott on 06/02/19 LinkedIn Twitter New York University Rutgers University Erin Medlicott is a fact checker and researcher with a background in lifestyle and finance. Prior to her work at TripSavvy, she did financial research for the American Express Departures Magazine as well as the Wall Street Journal. She earned a TripSavvy's fact-checking Share Pin Email Tibor Bognar / Getty Images A shop-a-holic checklist of sorts, below is a succinct list of Montreal's largest/better known/more prolific shopping malls. You won't find Montreal's major public markets such as the Jean-Talon Market or the city's more unique shopping destinations like the outdoor awning-lined Plaza St. Hubert on this list, but the best Montreal shopping centres showcasing brand name clothing, jewelry, knick knacks, electronic goods, and other assorted consumer goods are all just a click below. *Note that during the holiday season and most of the month of December, Montreal shopping malls generally remain open until 9 p.m. every day, closing at 5 p.m. on December 24 and remaining closed on Christmas Day, December 25 as well as on New Year's Day, January 1st. Most shopping centres then reopen on Boxing Day, December 26, usually by 1 p.m. Call the malls you wish to visit to confirm their hours of operation just in case they don't follow the norm. Downtown Montreal Shopping Malls A one-stop shopping pilgrimage, Montreal's downtown core is packed with malls and shops in the thousands featuring brand names galore as well as local labels and designer stores. And nearly all of downtown's shopping malls are connected to Montreal's underground city. For your convenience, the following Montreal shopping centres are listed from west to east, each within walking distance from another. All of them are easily spotted along downtown shopping thoroughfare Ste. Catherine Street except for Les Cours Mont-Royal, a mid- to high-end shopping centre located one street north of the street and Place Ville-Marie, a more middle-of-the-road shopping destination with dozens of floors of office buildings just one street south of Montreal's preeminent shopping thoroughfare. Westmount SquareThe beginning of Ste. Catherine Street shopping features Westmount Square, a low-key yet somewhat ostentatious shopping locale better known for its food court, private clinics and Westmount spa than for its boutiques, technically located in Westmount and close to the edge of downtown.Hours: Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday to Friday 10:30 a.m – 6:30p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday closed.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and Greene; Atwater MetroINFO: (514) 932-0211 Place Alexis-NihonOn the edge of Westmount and downtown Montreal and adjacent to the island of Montreal's largest English CEGEP, Dawson College, Place Alexis-Nihon is three floors of about 100 stores, characterized by mostly affordable clothing, accessory boutiques and specialty shops. Department stores include Canadian Tire and Winners.Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Consult the website for detailed department store hours as well as Christmas holiday hours.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and Atwater; Atwater MetroINFO: (514) 931-2591 Museum QuarterI'm cheating a little here. The Museum Quarter isn't a shopping centre. Rather, it's a small perimeter of the downtown core filled with high end boutiques as well as a couple of luxury department stores carrying designers as varied as Vivienne Tam, Catherine Malandrino and Yohji Yamamoto.Hours: depends on the boutique/storeGetting There: Guy-Concordia Metro or Peel MetroINFO: details and map here Ogilvy'sA shopping destination filled with luxury items, buying a hat at Ogilvy's could easily cover your average Montrealer's monthly rent. From fur to jewelry to cosmetics, you'll find the likes of Hugo Boss, Anne Klein, Burberry, Jones New York and more.Hours: Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and de la Montagne; Guy-Concordia MetroINFO: (514) 842-7711 Les Cours Mont-RoyalOn the topic of rent, Les Cours Mont-Royal is kind of like Ogilvy's edgier baby sister, featuring a range of fashion boutiques from mid to upscale. You'll find brand names like Versace, Prada, Armani and Desigual.Hours: Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday to Friday 10 a.m.- to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: on Peel, above Ste. Catherine, one street north; Peel MetroINFO: (514) 842-7777 SimonsSandwiched in between Les Cours Mont-Royal and Place Montreal Trust in Montreal's underground city, Simons is one of Montreal's hotter department stores, featuring apparel for every price range. Stick to the ground floor for deals or go upstairs for a higher end shopping experience with the likes of DSquared2, Yohji Yamamoto and Stella McCartney.Hours: Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday to Friday 10 a.m.- to 9 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: on Ste. Catherine, between Metcalfe and Mansfield; Peel MetroINFO: (514) 282-1840 Place Montreal TrustJust blocks away from McGill University and smack in the middle of downtown Montreal, Place Montreal Trust covers a wide range of budgets. Not much of a department store presence here unless you count Zara, this shopping centre's strength is its mix of affordable and mid-range boutiques like Winners and Smart Set. Place Montreal Trust also houses Montreal's largest brick-and-mortar bookstore, Indigo.Hours: Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and McGill College; Peel or McGill MetroINFO: (514) 843-8000 Place Ville-MarieBetter known as the mall you walk through to get the central train station, Place Ville-Marie is more than just a rotating light beam housing offices, with 80+ mid-range to upscale boutiques such as Browns . Visit the 360-degree observation deck on the 46th floor while you're there.Hours: Monday to Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and McGill College; Bonaventure or McGill MetroINFO: (514) 861-9393 Eaton CentreAcross the street from Place Montreal Trust, the Eaton Centre is the quintessential shopping destination of downtown Montreal as the largest shopping mall in town, housing over 175 stores and food court stands as well as access to free wireless Internet. Notable flagships include The Gap, Old Navy, Le Château and Levi's.Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and McGill College; McGill MetroINFO: (514) 288-3710 Complexe Les AilesA downtown newbie on the block of sorts, the Complexe Les Ailes has been around since 2002 and is a little more upscale than its underground neighbors, the Eaton Centre and Promenades de la Cathédrale, with over 50 boutiques including the likes of XXI Forever, Sephora, M0851 as well SAQ Signature and Swarovski, of which the latter two are exclusive to the downtown area.Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and University Street; McGill MetroINFO: (514) 288-3759 Promenades de la CathédraleYes, the Linen Chest is still there along with 60 high street boutiques and food court stands, including Limité, Aldo, Yves Rocher and more.Hours: Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m to 8 p.m., Thursday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and University Street; McGill MetroINFO: (514) 845-8230 extension 215 Complexe DesjardinsRight in front of performance arts complex Place des Arts is located Complexe Desjardins, a multipurpose building counting up to 110 stores and stands with a great food court and affordable, high street boutiques.Hours: Monday to Wednesday 9:30 a.m to 6 p.m., Thursday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.Getting There: corner of Ste. Catherine and Jeanne Mance; Place-des-Arts MetroINFO: (514) 281-1870 The Rest of Montreal's Shopping Malls Below are other major Montreal shopping malls outside of the downtown core, all large multi-floor shopping destinations with department stores, large food courts and a wide array of boutiques to suit all sorts of budgets. Rockland Centre Carrefour Angrignon Plaza Côte-des-Neiges Cavendish Mall Galeries d'Anjou Carrefour Langelier Place Versailles Fairview Pointe-Claire Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit Skate Year Round at Montreal's Best Indoor Skating Rink Guide to Farmers Markets in Washington, D.C. 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