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Hotel du Nord
Ranked #73 of 102 Hotels in Quebec City
Reviewed July 29, 2012

OK to stay - rooms tidy and service friendly. You get a good idea of the variety of the city when you walk into old town compared to staying in the very touristy old town as such. It got a swimmingpool which surprises for the category.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Stefan J
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

This hotel was just okay - staff was polite, the rooms are small (more like a European size basic room with the bed occupying most of the space and a very small bathroom), the tv didn't work, the tap dripped in the bathroom, the salt-water pool was fine. It is fairly close to downtown and there are some restaurants and depanneurs nearby. Overall, not great value.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Aldythe
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Reviewed April 4, 2012

I just got through booking my third stay in this little hotel. After making my booking, I glanced at some comments on Trip Advisor and thought it would be prudent to offer my observations.
#1 The staff: On the two previous occasions I found them helpful, friendly, and pleasant. On occasions when I felt like trying out my high school French, they were patient.
#2 The breakfast. Yes. It isn't much...but the coffee is hot.
#3 The neighborhood. One of the better aspects of the hotel in my opinion. This is not a tourist neighborhood. In the vicinity are a number of bars and restaurants, including many ethnic places and some bars and greasy spoons that appear to have been there for eons. A bus that runs downtown, if you don't feel like handling the walk.
#4 The price. It's far cheaper than virtually any other option that close to downtown. Parking is included, which saves more money.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled on business
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3  Thank johnny_simpatico
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Reviewed October 15, 2011

I stayed in this hotel with my friends during our visit to Quebec City and I cannot complain! The hotel is 30 minutes walk from the historical center of Quebec or you can take a taxi for 10 dollars (more or less). The staff was very kind, they helped us with orientation in town and they let us store our bags for the whole day after we checked out. There is also a pool in the hotel but we didn't use it so I can't say anything about it. We stayed in a room for 4 people, so the price per person was really good!

If you want to stay in Quebec and don't want to spend a fortune, go for this hotel. I recommend it especially to younger people or couples who don't mind that the location is not exactly in the center!

Two final remarks: A/C is quite noisy. There is a computer with internet for free use in the lobby.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with friends
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1  Thank MCepek
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

We've stayed at Hotel du Nord several times in the last 3 years, and we will undoubtedly return. The rooms are very basic, but clean and functional. Available in a large breakfast room, the continental breakfast is simple, but adequate . The layout of the hotel is odd and winding, and there is no elevator. There is free parking, and the drive into downtown Quebec is easy.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled with family
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Thank KJS57201
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Reviewed July 26, 2011

We very much appreciated the friendliness of the staff, and their willingness to go the extra mile to make our stay enjoyable. We also enjoyed the fact that the breakfast, although meager, was offered for a full 5 hours, from 6 to 11 A.M.

Unfortunately, a big downside was the lack of an elevator. The hotel was very full. Our friends and we were given the last two standard rooms that were available, but we had a lot of luggage and the rooms were located on the third floor. We are seniors with health and joint problems, and at first we didn't know how we could manage. We asked if anyone could help us. A wisp of a young woman took two of the heaviest bags and RAN up the stairs with them. (She must lift weights in her spare time -- amazing!) We would recommend this hotel to anyone with a car for its low cost and free parking, but it would not be convenient for anyone planning to walk into the city from the hotel. Didn't try the pool but the smell was off-putting., as others have commented. Hard to believe it is salt-water, as the smell was strongly chlorine-y. The price was excellent and the drive into old Quebec was an easy one.

Room Tip: Ask to see room before commiting. Some tiny, some huge. Some A/C fine, others problematic.
  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 16, 2011

The rooms smell really bad. The location isn't good. The air conditioner didn't work properly: it was noisy and broken. The windows had problems and didn't open properly. The photos of the website do not correspond to the reality.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled solo
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2  Thank Dricb
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Address: 640, St-Vallier Ouest, Quebec City, Quebec G1N 1C5, Canada
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Location: Canada > Quebec > Quebec City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #73 of 102 Hotels in Quebec City
Price Range: $68 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel du Nord 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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