Ambiance

50, Place du Commerce
Île-des-Sœurs, QC, H3E 2C3
Contact us (514) 768-2888

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Ambiance invites you to experience an exceptional retirement in a dynamic, inspiring and charming site. Located on Nuns’ Island, this residence enjoys one of the most beautiful settings in the Montreal region. Surrounded by water, parks and hiking trails, Ambiance also offers a wide range of shops and services within walking distance. It’s an idyllic spot nestled between city and nature!

204

Apartments

8

Floors

48

Care units

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The apartments

Note that our units also have many amenities and benefits specific to the residence.

Four appliances
Electricity, heating / air conditioning
Cable TV
Access to common areas
Participation in activities organized by an activity manager
Security 24/7
Studio
385 sq.ft. to 505 sq.ft.
Starting at $1,635 per month
3½ (1 bdr)
577 sq.ft. to à 902 sq.ft.
Starting at $2,230 per month
3½ + den (1 bdr)
1,125 sq.ft. to 1,167 sq.ft.
$3,591 per month
4½ (2 bdr)
902 sq.ft. to 1,408 sq.ft.
Starting at $3,459 per month
5½ (3 bdr)
1,398 sq.ft.
Starting at $4,576 per month

Your kind of comfort

  • Full kitchen with appliances
  • Large bathroom with linen closet
  • Ceramic surfaces in bathroom
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Closed in-unit storage spaces
  • Large windows
  • Superior soundproofing

48 care units to make your daily life easier

Dedicated to those who are semi-autonomous or with a slight loss of independence, the care units offer daily tailored assistance with a team of highly qualified healthcare professionals. Care units are available 24 hours a day and are occasionally accessible for convalescence or to offer a break to the usual caregiver.

Learn more about the care units

 

Optional care services are also offered on an à la carte basis to autonomous residents: Medication administration and management, help with support stockings, change of bandages and dressings, vital signs and weight measurement, partial bath, bathing assistance in the apartment or a therapeutic bath…

Common areas

There aren’t enough hours in a day!

Ambiance offers you the space and opportunities to let your imagination run wild. Its many amenities mean you can enjoy every moment as you see fit.

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Dining room
Dining room
Private dining room
Private dining room
Panoramic lounge
Panoramic lounge
Library
Library
Salon with piano
Salon with piano
Billiards room
Billiards room
Gym
Gym
Indoor swimming pool
Indoor swimming pool
Spa
Spa
Activity room
Activity room
Movie theatre
Movie theatre
Place of worship
Place of worship
Hair and beauty salon
Hair and beauty salon
Gardens
Gardens
Roof terrace
Roof terrace
Petanque
Petanque
Pharmaceutical counter
Pharmaceutical counter
Bistro and convenience store
Bistro and convenience store

Activities and services

Your calendar is full!

At Ambiance, you can choose from all sorts of physical, social, cultural and intellectual pursuits organized by a passionate team. Whether it’s dancing, painting, singing, laughing it up or just having fun… whether it’s reading, engaging in discussions or debates, you’ll always find something to keep both mind and body stimulated!

Stay active with an aquafitness class. There are also painting classes and our special pet therapy program. Time certainly flies when you’re having fun!

You can also take advantage of a wide range of optional services. Don’t hesitate!

Around the residence

The best of Nuns’ Island

Situated in the heart of Nuns’ Island on Place du Commerce Street, the Ambiance residence offers you an urban living environment in a colourful country setting. The residence is strategically located near shops and services, while remaining close to the waterfront and greenery. The proximity to downtown and the banks of the St. Lawrence River, make Ambiance a privileged, warm and ultimately balanced place in which to live.

  • Minutes from shops and services: Provigo, Jean Coutu, SAQ
  • Walking distance to restaurants and coffee shops
  • Easy access to highways and the Champlain Bridge
  • Close to several parks, green spaces, bike paths and parkways

This week at Ambiance

Activities of the week

Friday, 14 June 2024

Friday, 14 June 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Friday, 14 June 2024
10:00 - 10:45

Yoga with Laura

Yoga class in the activity room. 

Friday, 14 June 2024
14:00 - 17:00

Super Bingo (activity room)

Super Bingo  with Arthur 

Buy 3 cards for 10$ or 6 cards for $15. 

Join us for a lively Bingo activty filled with fun and excitement! 

Friday, 14 June 2024
19:00 - 21:30

Cinema - THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN (SOUS-TITRES; FRANÇAIS)

Come and watch a movie on our big screen !

Saturday, 15 June 2024

Saturday, 15 June 2024
10:00 - 10:30

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Saturday, 15 June 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

Come and join us!

Saturday, 15 June 2024
15:00 - 16:00

"The Insolence of a Camera"

You are invited to attend a presentation of "The Insolence of a Camera." There will be two showings: one at 3:00 PM (limited seating) and another at 3:30 PM in the cinema room.

Saturday, 15 June 2024
18:30 - 19:30

Students recital for the residents

Saturday, 15 June 2024
19:00 - 21:00

Cards Game Club (chapel)

Come see Siva the day before to get the cards and game rules.

Sunday, 16 June 2024

Sunday, 16 June 2024
10:00 - 10:30

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Sunday, 16 June 2024
10:00 - 11:00

Mass on Radio-Canada

Sunday, 16 June 2024
14:00 - 15:00

Line dancing (activity room)

Beginners, intermediates, and advanced dancers, you are all welcome. Come join us in large numbers to participate and share your skills during the birthday party

Sunday, 16 June 2024
19:00 - 20:00

Cards Club : Golf (library)

You can learn this game among us. Minimum 4 players for this game.

Monday, 17 June 2024

Monday, 17 June 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise: Cardio (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Seated exercise to work on the cardiovascular system, arm, core, and thigh muscles. 

Monday, 17 June 2024
10:00 - 11:00

Puzzle Club

A 3 in 1 activity: relaxation, concentration and feeling of belonging in this activity.

1000 pieces puzzle that is doable when together!


Puzzle open to all! (at your convenience)

Monday, 17 June 2024
10:30 - 11:20

Pilates with Laura (activity room)

Monday, 17 June 2024
11:00 - 12:00

Gardening Club

Gardening is more than toil and task,

It's a love, a bond, a timeless art,

In every bloom, we find and bask,

The quiet music of the heart.

Monday, 17 June 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

Come and Join

Monday, 17 June 2024
13:30 - 15:30

Classical music concerts (cinema room)

Come and attend the magnificent concert offered by Mr. André Mercure. A perfect meeting for music lovers. Welcome to all!

Monday, 17 June 2024
19:00 - 21:00

Cards Game Club (chapel)

Come see Siva the day before to get the cards and game rules.

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
9:30 - 10:15

Aquafitness with Siva (pool)

You are welcome to come!

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
10:00 - 12:00

Painting with Annie Sène (activity room)

Painting with Annie Sène 

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
10:00 - 10:15

Message from the CEO (941)

Message from the CEO every two weeks: important information. 

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
10:30 - 11:30

Aquafitness with Siva

Please reserve at te reception. 

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
10:30 - 11:30

Brain gym - English (Chapel)

NEW activity offered in English: 

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am in the chapel for an English "Brain gym" activity. 

Exercise your brain through fun and stimulating activities. This activity consists of various games such as association games, quizzes on various topics, word games, and more. The goal is to maintain cognitive function for as long as possible by working on various skills such as attention, concentration, memory, creativity, logic, and calculations.

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
13:00 - 13:15

Replay: Message from the CEO (941)

Replay of this morning's broadcast :) 

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
13:30 - 15:30

Scrabble (activity room)

We play to have fun and learn in the chapel from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. No registration required. You are welcome!

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
15:30 - 16:00

Gentle Walking Club

Join Siva at the entrance of the residence and from there you can go for a walk while admiring the beautiful landscape!

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
18:00 - 20:30

Pétanque (the outdoor courts)

Petanque will take place outside on Tuesdays at 7:00pm during the whole summer.

Wednesday, 19 June 2024

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
10:30 - 11:30

Brain gym - French (cinema room)

Do you want to exercise your brain through fun and stimulating activities? The brain gym is for you! (Association games, quizzes on different topics, word games, quizzes, etc.) The goal of this course is to maintain cognitive function for as long as possible. The exercises will focus on various cognitive skills including attention, concentration, memory, creativity, logic and reasoning, and calculations.

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

COme and Join us to the Bridge Game!

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
13:00 - 14:00

Choir (activity room)

Barbara is our choir conductor

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
14:00 - 15:00

Web Ice Cream - frozen treats

At 2:00 PM, in the garden or lounge, a young entrepreneur named Webster will be cycling around offering a variety of frozen treats. Come support him and enjoy some ice cream! Prices vary and are under $5.

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
15:00 - 17:00

Oasis Lounge and Cocktail (GF living room) with Martin

Come and enjoy a moment in good company with a drink and snacks every Wednesday at 3:00.

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
18:30 - 19:30

Serpo-Golf (activity room)

Come in large number!

Wednesday, 19 June 2024
19:30 - 21:30

Outing : Musical Wednesdays

Shows

Discover the lineup curated by the Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs Church that will dazzle you (and your ears) every Wednesday throughout the summer!

On the menu this week

Friday, 14 June 2024

Friday
14 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Tomato and barley soup
  • Israeli couscous salad with vegetables

Main course

  • Sole sauce with tomatoes and orange zest (new)
  • Rotini with rosé primavera sauce

Dessert

  • Coconut tartlet
Friday
14 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Vegetable cream
  • Israeli couscous salad with vegetables

Main course

  • Turkey thigh with port and rosemary sauce (new)
  • Shepherd's pie

Dessert

  • Coconut tartlet

Saturday, 15 June 2024

Saturday
15 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Corn cream with smoked paprika
  • Beetroot and spinach salad

Main course

  • Niçoise salad with tuna
  • Veal meatball with tomato and herb sauce

Dessert

  • Homemade salted caramel cheesecake
Saturday
15 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Chicken and orzo soup
  • Beetroot and spinach salad

Main course

  • Chicken thigh with oregano and smoked paprika sauce
  • Pork fillet with balsamic vinegar and shallot sauce (new)

Dessert

  • Homemade salted caramel cheesecake

Sunday, 16 June 2024

Sunday
16 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Father's Day Brunch

Main course

Dessert

Sunday
16 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Crécy orange soup (carrot cream)
  • Greek salad

Main course

  • Sesame and Ginger Beef
  • Cod with coconut milk and curry sauce

Dessert

  • Queen Elizabeth Cake

Monday, 17 June 2024

Monday
17 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Cream of tomato with herb
  • Artichoke heart with a balsamic vinegar and honey (new)

Main course

  • Smoked meat sandwich
  • Pollock salad with a lime and cilantro vinaigrette (new)

Dessert

  • Strawberry upside down cake
Monday
17 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Beef and barley soup
  • Artichoke heart salad with a balsamic vinegar and honey (new)

Main course

  • Manicotti au gratin with tomato sauce
  • Salmon pot pie

Dessert

  • Strawberry upside down cake

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Tuesday
18 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Vegetable soup
  • Asian quinoa salad

Main course

  • Chicken thighs with sage and brandy (new)
  • Vegetable omlette

Dessert

  • Homemade rice pudding
Tuesday
18 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Cream of onion flavored with balsamic vinegar
  • Asian quinoa salad

Main course

  • Pizza - Caesar
  • Hamburger steak with a homemade brown sauce and fried onions

Dessert

  • Homemade rice pudding

Wednesday, 19 June 2024

Wednesday
19 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Tomato, cilantro and corn soup
  • Parmesan square

Main course

  • Gemelli pasta in a creamy sauce sun dried tomato sauce (new)
  • Ham steak with a Dijon sauce

Dessert

  • Lemon meringue tartlets
Wednesday
19 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Cream of Broccoli with garlic
  • Parmesan square

Main course

  • Trout with a tomato and basil salsa (new)
  • Turkey breast with smoked paprika and tomato (new)

Dessert

  • Lemon meringue tartlets

Everyday life at your residence, right at your fingertips!

Learn all the news about your residence by downloading the THÉIA app from Groupe Maurice. You’ll discover the activities program, important info of the day, the dining room menu of the week and more. Handy for both residents and their loved ones, THÉIA is easy to use and offers a wealth of practical information. Everyday life in residence is at your fingertips, thanks to THÉIA!