Artifact Group announces opening of the reimagined Vogue Hôtel Montreal
Artifact Group (formerly Sageblan) has announced the opening of the completely reimagined Vogue Hôtel Montréal, Curio Collection by Hilton.
Following a multi-million-dollar transformation to restore the city’s iconic original boutique hotel, the evolution of the property also boasts a culinary collaboration with chef Antonio Park unveiling YAMA and Café Bazin, sister to Westmount patisserie, and Banquets by Park.
Located in the heart of Montreal’s Golden Square Mile, the city’s fashionable culture hub, Vogue Hôtel Montréal brings together the sophistication of legendary upscale hotels around the world with a chic intimacy and spirit that celebrates local culture and style. “The Vogue has always held a singular place in the hearts of Montrealers and visitors to our wonderful city,” says Gaurav Gupta, managing partner and president, Artifact Group. “We knew the importance of re-creating something that would offer the refinement and flair that discerning guests expect while at the same time evoking memories of a beloved destination. It seems everyone has a wonderful recollection of times spent here, and we are very proud to partner with Chef Antonio Park to offer heightened dining, banquet and room service experiences, revel in the reinvention of public spaces and rooms, and invite everyone to make more memories at the new Vogue.”
The upscale Vogue Hôtel Montréal is a study of "East meets West," taking classic architectural principles and fusing them with contemporary elements to create welcoming, modern forms. With a keen interest in how the modern traveller uses public spaces, the design team at Sid Lee Architecture designed the main level creating a more free-flowing layout to allow for ease of movement, enjoyment and an exceptional guest experience. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by a new, modern, two-story glass and steel façade by Lemay Michaud, bringing light and energy into the main level and mezzanine. Inside, curved Venetian plaster walls, bold art and biophilia juxtapose the soothing, gradient-neutral surface tones. Natural Quebec white oak flooring plays off bronze accents, sculptural lighting, and an extraordinary suspended mirrored bronze fireplace reflecting the action below.
The lobby lounge gives way to an imposing oblong ivory Turkish travertine bar that welcomes guests to YAMA, Chef Park’s new modern Japanese restaurant. The restaurant serves breakfast, but from dusk onwards, YAMA, which means ‘mountain’ in Japanese, shares its tempting cocktails, curated Sake menu, and refined Latin-influenced Pan-Asian menu that pays homage to mountain-inspired ingredients.
Also on the main floor is the Cabinet of Curiosities, which artfully peeks through the foyer. Carefully tucked away in the library and curated with artifacts, books, and interesting discoveries, this hidden gem is the perfect spot for a quiet tete-a-tete, or to escape the hustle and bustle after a day spent exploring the cosmopolitan city.
Vogue Hôtel Montréal offers 11 flexible meeting and event spaces ranging from 500 sq ft to 2900 sq ft and a ballroom that can accommodate up to 250 guests seated for a special event or up to 350 cocktail-style. An offering exclusive to the Vogue Hotel is Banquets by Park - creative catering and banquet menus for on-site events designed and executed by chef Park’s team.
The hotel’s 148 guest rooms and suites, designed by Camdi Design, have an authentically residential feeling. Oversize and airy, traditional king and double rooms range from 450 sq ft to 480 sq ft, and take advantage of the full-height windows, grand bathrooms with separate showers and oversize marble enclosed soaker tubs. The intentional use of warm neutral tones, layered fabrics and fine Frette linens creates a respite for weary travellers. With inviting modern and functional amenities such as multiple USB ports and easily accessible plugs, a grand built-in desk area gives guests a comfortable place to work. A Pierre Jeanneret-style wood and cane desk chair provides visual interest and adds more texture to the room.
Suites offer premium amenities and living spaces, including spa-like bathrooms and separate living rooms. Ideal for a long weekend or an urban escape, the elegant Apartment Suite features a welcoming living room, fireplace, dining table for up to 6 guests and a fully equipped kitchen alongside two marble bathrooms. The separate bedroom features a king bed, large workspace and 55" television. The Presidential Suite, located on the top floor of the hotel, was designed as a private apartment and offers a dedicated dining room, fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, powder room, large work space and gracious king bedroom with full size walk-in closet and gracious marble bath with distinct soaker tub.
Vogue Hôtel Montréal is located at 1425 rue de la Montagne.
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