100 Montreal Wedding Venues – From a Photographer’s Perspective

As a wedding photographer, I’ve photographed over 100 of the finest hotels in Montreal, as well as reception halls, golf courses, boutique hotels and other on-of-a-kind wedding venues.

If you’re thinking of booking a certain venue for your wedding and are wondering what it looks like in photos, contact us. 


    • Pointe-à-Callière – Giant glass cube on the archeology museum roof with stunning views of Old Montreal. Great for events during the International Fireworks Competition in mid-summer.
    • The Forest & Stream Club – An exclusive private club founded by rich railway barons in the 1800s. Today a fabulous wedding venue overlooking the river.
    • Montreal Science Centre – Sleek modern room at the end of a pier with spectacular views of the Old Port. Perfect for big crowds.
    • Montreal Botanical Gardens – A dreamy place to get married if you avoid the tent and book the Chinese pavilion instead.
    • La Vieille Brasserie – This pretty old stone building on the waterfront in Lachine is super affordable and one of Montreal’s best-kept secrets.
    • La Toundra – Filled with Inuit drawings and Canadiana, this one-of-a-kind reception has a beautiful garden for outdoor weddings.
    • Pavillon de la Jamaique – Reception hall with glass walls all around on Ile Notre-Dame, hidden in the trees
    • Thompson Hall Ballroom: Stately old heritage building on the McGill campus
    • Chateau Dufresne – Beaux-arts style mansion across the road from the Botanical Gardens with a pretty stone terrace.
    • Parc Historique de la Pointe-du-Moulin – Old stone windmill on the Saint Lawrence River just off the western tip of the island. Popular for DIY wedding receptions.
    • Gallery Gora – Funky, loft-style art gallery in downtown Montreal
    • La Sucrerie de la Montagne – Hugely popular sugar shack, surrounded by maple trees, complete with crackling outdoor bonfire


Outdoor Wedding Venues

NEF_2198 copyAu Vieux Moulin

  • Au Vieux Moulin – Rustic old mill with a duck pond, nestled in rolling hills in Rigaud, Quebec.
  • Chateau Taillefer-Lafon – An lovely vineyard with a stone chateau in Laval
  • Chateau Ramezay – Museum in Old Montreal with gorgeous French garden out back for outdoor ceremonies.
  • Manoir Rouville-Campbell – A historic chateau with Tudor-style architecture and formal French garden overlooking the Richelieu River. Simply gorgeous.
  • Chateau Saint-Antoine – Stone chateau straight out of a fairy tale with special dove release ceremony.
  • Auberge des Gallant – pretty venue in Sainte Marthe with gorgeous gardens and two reception venues: a modern-looking hall and a rustic sugar shack
  • La Distinction – Wedding ceremonies are on a tiny island, accessed by little white bridges. Simply dreamy. Reduced rates on Fridays. In Joliette, QC
  • Chateau Vaudreuil – Specializing in beautiful lakeside wedding ceremonies. Great food, great customer service, great place for photos. You simply can’t go wrong here.
  • Quimby Country Lodge – Backwoods lodge in Vermont with authentic Americana decor.

Old Montreal Wedding Venues

DSC_0894 copyAuberge Saint Gabriel

  • Auberge Saint Gabriel – Oldest drinking establishment Canada, open since 1688. Gorgeous place, with some super interesting, one-of-a-kind decor.
  • Hotel Nelligan – Boutique hotel in Old Montreal with fabulous indoor balconies
  • W Hotel – Sexy boutique hotel with modern decor near Old Montreal
  • Hotel Saint Paul – Chic boutique hotel in Old Montreal with amazing fireplace
  • Vieux-Port Steakhouse – Lively, crowded, bistro
  • Saint Sulpice – Elegant Old Montreal hotel with outdoor terrace
  • Inter Continental – Impressive glassed-in atrium with the gigantic chandelier
  • Hotel Place d’Armes – Old Montreal elegance with a happening lounge for the late-night crowd.

Downtown Hotels


  • Westin Montreal – modern, sleek interior with giant outdoor terrace overlooking downtown.
  • Ritz Carlton – Montreal’s oldest and finest luxury hotel, with a spiral staircase so that ladies can elegantly descend the stairs in their ball gowns.
  • Omni Hotel – Nice, centrally located hotel near McGill University.
  • Hilton Montreal Bonaventure – One of Montreal’s oldies but goodies – with the added bonus of a huge rooftop garden for photos.
  • Hyatt Regency – Gorgeous downtown hotel, recently renovated with a fabulous rooftop garden.
  • Sofitel – Modern hotel with lots of high ceilings and glass.
  • Le Crystal – Lovely hotel with a stunning round crystal chandelier in the entrance
  • Lowes Hotel Vogue – Fancy downtown hotel with impeccable service and a rooftop garden for cocktails and outdoor ceremonies.

Banquet Halls

Farooq and Nadha's wedding, Montreal,  May 23, 2010Le Château Classique

Golf Courses

Royal metropolitain Montreal
Royal Montreal Golf Club

Jewish Wedding Venues

NEF_0431Plaza Volare


frontenacChateau Frontenac

Quebec City

  • Chateau Frontenac – A gigantic historic hotel overlooking the Saint Lawrence River.


Eastern Townships

  • Chateau Bromont – Rustic hotel in near Bromont, nestled in a lush valley.
  • Hotel Cheribourg – Mediterranean-style hotel near Orford, Quebec, with a pretty lake for photos.

The Laurentians


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