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“Romantic and cozy” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Le Germain-Dominion
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   126, rue Saint-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4A8, Canada   |  
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Ranked #2 of 104 Hotels in Quebec City
Philadelphia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Romantic and cozy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Shared a wonderful 30th weekend celebration with my honey at the Germain-Dominion. Couldn't have asked for a more romantic, cozy spot to celebrate! And, with the Tripadvisor free upgrade and drink, it was an added bonus.

As others have stated the coffee in the lobby is great - expresso / cappuchino / coffee any time of day or night - and the breakfast croissants are to die for! Overall, the hotel has a quiet, comfortable sophistication with clean rooms and great lobby.

We will be back to Quebec - and we will ONLY stay at Le Germain-Dominion!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Bordeaux, France
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

What a charming hotel. Fire place on the ground floor, sport facilities, charming staff and fantastic rooms (either facing the beautiful seminary building or the Saint Laurent river). Quiet rooms with king size bed, a nice size bathroom and very clean with very comfortable linen. Breakfast is nice but I would have loved cooked eggs however, the fresh croissants and chocolate croissants combined with nice bagels, fruits, vegetables... plus a great coffee machine. A fantastic stay in one of the most beautiful city.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Germain Dominion is "my" place in Québec City, whenever I visit. Each time I go, I know I'll have the most comfy bed, a view over the Saint-Laurence River, a great location to walk around in the city and great service from the front desk staff (from great restaurant recommendations to finding for me the liquid for contact lenses at 1am...)
The included breakfast in the morning is simple, but just what you need to start your day, and you can set up in the breakfast area for a quiet one-on-one breakfast, or seat at one of the huge tables and mingle with other "vacationers".
There might be other great places in town, but I don't really feel like trying them out... !

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Near or far, a big part of enjoying a healthy and happy life is making time for the occasional weekend getaway! Whether it’s a spa day, a road trip, or a beach getaway doesn’t so much matter. The key is treating yourself once in a while, and last weekend was my own much needed winter getaway in beautiful and historic Quebec City.

One of the prettiest cities that I’ve visited, Quebec City is also one of the oldest in North America. First settled almost 600 years ago by French explorers, Quebec City is a charming and romantic destination to discover. The city has a very old European look with an abundance of stone buildings, and is perfect if you enjoy walking dates and discovery magnificent views.

Not one to sacrifice my creature comforts, I stayed at the boutique Germain Dominion hotel located in the old part of the city close to the water. This was my second time staying at a Germain hotel (which is a boutique chain with hotels only in Canada) and I highly recommend the Germain Dominion if ever you decide to visit Quebec City. While the 8 story building turned 100 years old in 2012, the hotel was recently renovated and is modern and luxurious.

Loved the cozy fireplace in the Germain lobby, with a real wood fire blazing day and night. Also really enjoyed the communal continental breakfast served in the lobby, since it encourages interacting with the other guests! And since Quebec City is a tourist destination and the Germain is an upscale hotel, there were certainly a lot of interesting characters that I met during my 2 day visit

So many picturesque streets to explore, and an abundance of french restaurants to try. My favorite during my 2 day trip was the quaint little SSS restaurant in the lower Quebec City neighborhood just around the corner from the Germain. Food was amazing and so was the atmosphere, with the cold outside fireplaces were a theme for this girl

To see more photos visit: http://withlovegabrielle.com/quebec-city

With Love…
Marta

Room Tip: North facing rooms have a better view of the old city and picturesque walking streets of the old cit...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ottawa, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Impeccable service, professional in every way, very clean, elegant and as cozy as an hotel can be. I absolutely love this hotel and every time I'm in Quebec, I make a point to stay at Dominion Le Germain. I strongly recommend it to you.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dyer, Indiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

What a great place to stay in Quebec City.. Located in the old town and an easy walk to the Frontenac and that area. Small and warmly intimate lounge area which is used for breakfast. ( Which was a real treat by the way. Homemade baked goods , great cheeses and fresh juice)The staff could not have been more helpful, especially Annie. Our room was large with a great view of the upper town and also the St. Lawrence. Nice appointments . All in all a first class experience.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Everytime i vist quebec this is where i stay, great staff nice hotel the location is also perfect with thenold district and many testaurants in the area try Toast there is also a small gym and great breakfast every morning

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 126, rue Saint-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4A8, Canada
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Location: Canada > Quebec > Quebec City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Quebec City
#3 Family Hotel in Quebec City
#4 Business Hotel in Quebec City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Le Germain-Dominion 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The neighbourhood that saw the birth of QuebecThe hotel was inaugurated in 1997 in the former office building of Dominion Fish & Fruit Limited, erected in 1912, and enjoys an enviable location on Saint-Pierre Street in the heart of Quebec City's historic Old Port district.The hotel possesses the elegance, comfort and refinement that are distinctive to all Le Germain Boutique-Hotels. Although completely renovated, it still exudes the charm of yesteryear, thanks to efforts to preserve its historic character. Somehow, the hotel has a soul, and it's this in particular that attracts guests.Relaxing Comfort In Serene SurroundingsThe rooms, where meticulous attention to detail reigns, each deliver a slice of history. Guests will nevertheless find that the design and amenities have a modern feel, allowing them to fully enjoy a relaxing oasis in the heart of a neighbourhood as picturesque as it is lively. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Dominion 1912 Hotel
Dominion 1912 Quebec City
Hotel Le Germain-Dominion Quebec/Quebec City

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