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“Absolutely delightful!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel du Vieux-Quebec
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1190 rue St. Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S6, Canada   |  
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Ranked #1 of 105 Hotels in Quebec City
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Lewiston, ME
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“Absolutely delightful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

My first trip to Quebec City. This hotel is a gem. We were upgraded to a wonderful room with King bed, corner view of the whole street. Incredibly comfortable bed, pillows. Breakfast was included because I booked directly. Great basket of goodies and the coffee machine coffee was actually good! Real cream in the breakfast basket. The staff is extremely friendly, professional and efficient. We would definitely return again. Parking is around the corner, but connecting to it with a swipe pass was very simple.

Room Tip: Room 113, corner King Superior. Plenty of space, nice street view.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I cannot say enough good things about this place. Quaint charm form the outside located in the walls of the old city/ Staff was friendly and helpful with well thought out recommendations and guides. Their guide to the parking garage less than 1 block away was almost overly thorough!

The rooms are nicely appointed and they have a nice common room with free DVDs and other amenities for rainy day activities. There morning breakfast delivery in a mini wicker basket is a very nice touch.

Would definitely stay here again if in the area.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Once again Tripadvisor have pointed us towards a fantastic hotel. Me and my boyfriend have today finished a three night stay there. Throughout the whole stay the reception staff were exceptional especially Pierott. Initially we were due to stay two nights and return to Montreal for a night before our return flight to the UK but decided to extend and stay the last night in Quebec city, a city which appealed to us more and because the hotel was so great. The hotel is a five minute walk from the Gare du Palais coach station, we walked, its a bit steep but a taxi costs about $7 with a tip and there was plenty outside the bus station. The location is also great for numerous restaurants, there's a choice of whatever you fancy on your doorstep.

We booked a standard queen room through the hotels website which had a great offer of 30% off if staying for two or more nights and a complimentary basket breakfast thrown in. On arrival we were upgraded to a superior queen room which was a lovely bonus. Apparently the same but bigger than the standard, the room was a great size for the two of us. There was complimentary bottled water. The room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable.

The complimentary breakfast basket was brilliant. We couldn't believe our eyes. The first mornings consisted of 2 ham and cheese rolls, 2 croissants, 2 bottles of orange juice, 2 portions of cheese and butter, a pot of jam and a couple of tangerines. An unreal amount of food which kept us really full until lunch. The basket was hung on the door about 7 you could then eat whenever you wanted. A coffee machine was also provided in the room. Other room items included a fridge, hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. In the foyer there was a lovely lounge you could relax in.

If you're travelling from Montreal to Quebec city we found the Orleans Express bus service fantastic, it's 3 hours 15 mins and wifi is included, the trip went really quick, also there is numerous services throughout the day. When we left Quebec city to get to Montreal airport we managed to catch the bus direct from Quebec City to the airport, perfect for my pregnant feet!!!

To summarise, we would 100% recommend this hotel and would return here if we ever return to Quebec City!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Fort Worth Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We were a bit worried at first because the lobby was small and looked like a hostel but our diverse and discriminating group really liked the rooms and we would not hesitate recommending this hotel. We hope management realizes what an asset Emily is at the front desk. She's charming and helpful. There was noisy construction next door (unknown when we booked our rooms) so she let us know upon arrival that they were going to give us different rooms than what we booked to avoid the noise. She showed us three rooms (two were same price as we booked and one was cheaper) and everyone was pleased by the choices. The rooms are rather basic in design but they are big, comfortable rooms with good beds and really nice sheets. The wifi was not great the first night but worked perfect all the other nights. The lounge is very nice with two computers. The breakfast baskets are outstanding! We had so much food at breakfast that one day we had a picnic lunch on the ramparts overlooking the river with the extra food that we had accumulated over two days. The hotel parking is a block away but we hardly needed the car with everything so close by. Stop by the city visitor center for guidebooks...the hotel didn't have any that were as comprehensive as the one you can get at the visitor center. Overall, we loved Quebec and our hotel. It was like going to France without the transatlantic flight. The people in Canada are wonderful and I can't wait to go back.

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Red Deer, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We extended an October business trip in Montreal by taking the train to Quebec City for a few days. The vibrant rare colours this time of year is worth the journey. This small boutique hotel was a pleasant surprise. Check in staff were well trained and incredibly helpful. The rooms are on the smaller side, but well appointed and clean. The breakfast basket hanging on our door of fresh baking, fruit etc was a lovely addition to our morning routine. Restaurants with fresh baking and wonderful espresso are close by, so we opted to join friends and have breakfast out on several occasions.

There is a fantastic common room for guest enjoyment and includes games, tables and chairs, couches, fireplace, etc. We spent part of a rainy afternoon there with friends with fresh bread, great cheese and fruit, and beverages playing Canadian trivial pursuit. The staff actually made me a latte from their own machine that day so I didn't have to go out. The staff concern, care and attention to our questions were always first and foremost for their guests and we could not have been happier with this choice, comfort, location, service, and price point of this hotel.

The location of this hotel is well appointed in the walls of Old Quebec. Easy to walk around and enjoy everything the city has to offer. There is no restaurant with the hotel, but a restaurant is attached through an adjoining entrance. The front desk staffing were never to busy to help guide us through our myriad of tourist questions for walks, recommendations, and locations of highlights within the old city.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Picton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

This is the best hotel to stay in while visiting Old Quebec City! We used to stay at the Hilton until we discovered this gem. From the VERY friendly front desk, to the VERY nice rooms, and to the incredible location within the walls of the Old City itself, this hotel is the PERFECT place to plan your vacation.

The prices are MORE than competitive and you have to pay the extra $5 to get the special breakfast delivered to your room in the morning!

They also have a common room on the main floor with computers and a large fireplace. They told us to treat this as our own living room and as we were travelling with friends, we went to a nearby Depeneur to get some wine and cheese and just chilled ... and met even more people who were sharing a great experience here!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Moncton New Brunswick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

From the people at the front desk to the nice pillows and comfy bed, we couldn't ask for better service. The staff really go out of their way to add little details to make you feel welcome. We will definitly stay at this charming hotel that is close to everything in old Quebec City.

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Address: 1190 rue St. Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 1S6, 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 ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Quebec City
#2 Family Hotel in Quebec City
#3 Romantic Hotel in Quebec City
#13 Business Hotel in Quebec City
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel du Vieux-Quebec 3*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in the heart of Old Quebec, this historic 45 roomed hotel is surrounded by cobblestone streets and ancient stone buildings housing cafes, restaurants, galleries and boutiques. Over the past few years, much time and care has been spent in renovating Hotel du Vieux-Quebec. Rooftop gardens, breakfast baskets hung on your door, relaxing lounge with computers, library, games and fireplace all contribute to the renowned charm and character which has earned this hotel such great reviews. Hotel du Vieux-Quebec provides the type of authentic Quebec experience that can only be found in an independent hotel. Adding to its appeal, the hotel is an officially recognized and award winning leader in the environmental movement. ... more   less 
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