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Hotel Universel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   311 Boulevard de l'Hotel-de-ville, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 5S4, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 15 hotels in Riviere du Loup
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel on the way back from PEI, as it was a convenient half way stopover. The outside of the hotel did not looked like the internet picture.... wondered if we had the right place....it looked like something from late sixties.....hmm Reception looking dark an a little tired....we are getting a little worried.... We have to sign a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at this hotel on our way to PEI. We choose it because of the pool and the reviews on this site. We were not disappointed. The room was nice and clean and we were in the renovated section of the hotel with a nice bathroom. The kids loved the big pool, water slide and hot tub. Although... More

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joanna_lortie, Owner at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review about our hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the pool with our new waterslide. We hope to see you soon in our place. Once again, thank you! More

Lethbridge
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gives a great first impression. Staff were fully bilingual and very helpful. The room and amenities were standard fare but clean and quiet. We booked online which gave us the summertime promotion of complimentary breakfast. They have a room set aside for the complimentary breakfast food items, but as this is a full serve restaurant, it was really a breakfast... More

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joanna_lortie, Owner at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in our place. Thank you! More

Dartmouth, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our way home from Ont. This was our halfway stop and so glad we did. It was a little pricey but worth every $. We went to dinner at the Bistro and not a mistake. We had the escargot that was vert tasty and goat cheese in a tiny tart shell served with mango salsa excellent. We... More

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joanna_lortie, Owner at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your review about our hotel. We will tell your good comments about the restaurant at the manager. Once again thank you and see you on your way back. More

Deep River, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel on our way to Ontario from New Brunswick. The room was clean and spacious. The kids had a great time at the pool and hot tub which, refreshingly, had a lifeguard. The breakfast buffet was great, although not complimentary. Our eldest detected an odour on her comforter and the staff promptly changed the entire bed... More

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joanna_lortie, Owner at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that your are satisfied with our hotel. We value our guest's comments and appreciate finding out what our strong points are, from your point of view. More

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our return from Nova Scotia, the web rate could not have been better. The property has undergone major renovations and is continuing upgrade on their facilities. The best rates are for the Classic Section and I have absolutely no complaints. The room was very clean with brand new beds, bedding, flat screen TV... More

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joanna_lortie, Directeur général at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your great review about our hotel. We are really happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again and we hope to see you again in our hotel. More

Ontario
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109 reviews 109 reviews
34 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were impressed by the exterior of this place upon pulling up to the property. Once we entered, we were fronted by this strong toxic smell of "air fresheners". It is a strange set-up/decor of tourist advertising, business, meeting advertising and tacky & cheap imitation of mid-evil Knight armers. The front desk staff are not welcoming which is really odd... More

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joanna_lortie, Owner at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for voicing your opinion regarding your stay at the Hôtel Universel Rivière-du-Loup. If we don't know what our guests don't like, we cannot improve. We are definitely better than what you saw. We hope you will give us another chance and come back visit us soon. Thank you for your comments. More

Ontario
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The classic rooms are in the old area of the building. Those rooms are very charming with 1940's decor, but they are also in need of renovation and could use an anti-mold treatment. I asked to change rooms after my allergies flared up. The attendant wanted to charge me extra for that, even though in the hotel website the rates... More

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joanna_lortie, Propriétaire at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about our hotel. For sure, we try to renovate our classic section. Last month, we change all the beds and the bedding in all the rooms. We have others projects in fall. We take your comments about the breakfast and the English menu at the spa. This is exactly the kind of input we need... More

Montreal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed here as a stopping point on our way to visit family in Fredericton. It was my first time at this hotel and definitely won't be our last! The rooms were really nice and the price was great! The pool is nice too. The beds were comfy and it's really nice that you get a mini fridge and a... More

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joanna_lortie, Propriétaire at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We are very proud of our overall service. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Upgraded room option, great pool, great restaurant, and outstanding staff! Stayed with a toddler and had a blast. Second time staying here and both times were great. Very helpful staff as well. Spa Nordik is a great getaway option too.

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joanna_lortie, Owner at Hotel Universel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your stay. We are happy to hear that you are satisfied with our hotel every time you stay with us, We strive to provide a great service consistently. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon. More

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Address: 311 Boulevard de l'Hotel-de-ville, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 5S4, Canada
Location: Canada > Quebec > Riviere du Loup
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Universel 3*
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