Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Former Montreal Newspaper Premises Reborn As A Top-Drawer Hotel

The front entrance of the new Westin Montreal hotel located at 270 St Antoine W.
Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, Montreal Gazette


Montreal's newest luxury hotel bears little resemblance to the building's previous incarnation as home to The Gazette and, before that, the Montreal Star.

Le Westin Montréal, which began accepting guests in June, is the result of a $90-million investment by ATLIFIC Hotels.

Where the newspaper presses once rumbled and rolled along the St. Antoine St. side of the building is now an enclosed grand entrance to the spacious lobby of the 450-room hotel.

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