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Hotel de Glace

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Address: 9530, rue de la Faune, Quebec City, Quebec G1G 5H9, Canada
Phone Number: 418.623.2888
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Chill out at the Hotel de Glace, the only ice hotel in North America, open...
Chill out at the Hotel de Glace, the only ice hotel in North America, open January to March. It's made entirely of ice and snow. Explore the architectural marvel and its many rooms: Great Hall, chapel, ice slide and Ice Bar.
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Fan-tas-tic!!

A hotel built with blocks of ice just for the Winter season - amazing! And they can manage to include art and decorations!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Boisbriand, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Seems like a nice place to sleep, but visiting is a waste of time and money. Too many people, a lot of rooms but once you saw one you saw them all, not many activities except touring the hotel. I would not recommend visiting this place, but sleeping there seems like a nice getaway!

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Santa Maria, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A hotel built with blocks of ice just for the Winter season - amazing! And they can manage to include art and decorations!

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was a fun and unique experience. We spent about 2 hours there and that was more than enough. Each room is different and the ice sculptures and carvings are amazing works of art. Worth a trip. It does completely change each year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stayed overnight in their ice hotel and we did not freeze. The sleeping arrangements are very comfortable, although the air around you is a few degrees below zero. The fireplace is not to keep you warm, but to create a beautiful ambiance. We had some activities in the evening, it was great fun. Be sure to bring some gloves... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It's an ice hotel. Not too many of them around. Beautiful ice sculptures and an awesome bar with ice sculpting materials and great drinks.

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L''''Ancienne-lorette
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Living in Quebec city, I visit almost every year. It is nice to have a drink in the bar and see the beautiful ice sculptures. You do not have to stay at the hotel to visit, although a night at the hotel would be a unique experience. (I've seen the rooms but I have never stayed overnight since I live... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Why not stay in a hotel made completely of ice? This a very fun way to spend an already frigid winter day in Quebec. The hotel itself was amazing to see and learn about. Me and my three friends braved the elements for a day and night (I didn't think we would make it). I wish they had more activities... More 

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Candiac, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you think that you will freeze, you won't. The designed it in such a way that it is comfortable even when you sleep there. They have a bar and you can enjoy cocktails. You have to pay to visit but this is a rare hotel in the world build in ice.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

French artistic construction. Good to walk around the building and lot of photo opportunities. Fountain in front of the building in itself will give you comfort. If you are a history buff then you have lots to identify.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is the perfect opportunity to see and feel something you never have before. I have never slept there personally but I have visited many times. They have a wonderful chapel for weddings and a great bar with many different types of drinks. Your drinks are even served in ICE GLASSES!!!! You can also visit some of the rooms and... More 

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