12+ Amazing Hotels in Quebec City’s Old Town
When you’re away from home, there’s nothing like finding a great place to stay that makes you feel comfortable. We’ve explored all the best hotels in the Old Quebec area so that you can combine shopping, restaurants, and history with optimal comfort. Finish off your exciting day of exploring the cobblestone streets or seeing the Plains of Abraham by relaxing in a suite at one of these highly-recommended hotels.
12. Hotel Le Priori
This charming hotel blends chic decor with a warm feel. The contemporary loft-style suites each include a living room, fireplace, exposed brick walls, and a claw-foot bathtub. Some suites come with a private jacuzzi on the balcony, and a tasty buffet-style breakfast is included in the price. The hotel is located near the Museum of Civilization and many independent art galleries in the Petit Champlain area. The hotel offers competitive prices, making it easier than ever to experience Hotel Le Priori’s luxurious amenities.
15 Rue du Sault-au-Matelot
11. Hotel 71
This hotel was once home to the National Bank of Canada’s first head office in Quebec City. The building itself, located in the heart of the Old City, has a neoclassical architecture that’s worth checking out. Now converted into a luxury hotel, Hotel 71 has a bright, contemporary decor and over 60 rooms and suites. The rooms are spacious and airy with rainfall shower heads, deep bathtubs, and cozy beds. Expect views of Old Quebec and the Saint Lawrence river, and head to their very own Italian restaurant, Il Matto. Punctuate your stay in Quebec City with a bowl of pasta, pizza, risotto or delicious meats.
71 Rue Saint-Pierre
Much like staying at a great hotel while on vacation, trying a city’s food can make your travelling experience all the better. The Old Quebec City Food Tour offers participants an opportunity to taste the culinary heritage of Old Quebec. Through a series of 12 different and delicious tastings, you’ll get to experience Quebec’s food, from modern to traditional cuisine. In addition to a hearty lunch, your local tour guide walks you through the cobblestone streets and relays the history of the area and stories behind the historic landmarks. Each stop is unique, whether you’re tickling your tastebuds or enjoying the fascinating history behind the creation of Quebec City’s old town. For more information, click here.
9. Auberge Place D’Armes
Expect a warm welcome and a comforting atmosphere at Auberge Place D’Armes. The rooms, with exposed brick or stone walls, are furnished with art-deco pieces and beds covered with soft, goose feather duvets. The hotel is conveniently located near the Old City’s best attractions and restaurants, but also feature their own French bistro, Chez Jules. The restaurant offers a seasonal menu and traditional French fares like escargot, frog legs, and French onion soup. Top off your meal by cracking through the caramel of a Creme Brulee for dessert!
24 Rue Sainte-Anne
8. Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
We have to mention the reigning champion of luxury hotels, Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. Overlooking the Saint-Lawrence river, this towering castle draws many visitors through its doors every year–even if they’re not actually staying at the hotel. With a 700-seat ballroom reminiscent of the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, their spa and swimming pool, this hotel is the choice of celebrities and those looking to experience luxury alike. Walk through the timeless, gilded lobby to their high end restaurant, Le Champlain, that serves traditional French cuisine. The rooms are are a warm green and beige colour with an elegant European decor. In addition to its interior beauty and amenities, this striking castle is the most photographed hotel in the world. Be sure to book a room in advance, especially during the summer months!
1 Rue des Carrières
7. Auberge Saint-Antoine
Experience comfort, great food, and history at its finest at Auberge Saint-Antoine. Discover the hundreds of French and British colonial artifacts displayed throughout the hotel. These items date back as far as the 17th century are were found during an archaeological dig on the property. There’s a little bit of history at every corner in this contemporary hotel. The rooms are open and spacious, and feature big beds and soft colours for optimal comfort. The large bathrooms are equipped with fogless mirrors, deep-soak tubs and heated tile floors. Head downstairs to their restaurant, Panache, which is set in a maritime warehouse that dates back to 1822. The menu is made up of French fares with modern influences with produce originating from the restaurant’s organic garden on Ile D’Orlean. The wine cellar is home to over 700 labels from 14 countries which the staff can help you pair with a dish of delicious French fare.
8 Rue Saint Antoine
6. L’hôtel Le Germain Québec
Le Germain Hotel offers a welcoming atmosphere in a simple, contemporary design. The rooms combine elegance and comfort in an airy and minimalist setting. Each suite come with a Nespresso coffee maker, continental breakfast, Bose stereo system, and soft, goose down bedding. Enjoy a drink on their little oasis patio surrounded by greenery in the summer. With its location in the heart of Old Quebec, you’re walking distance from everything the town has to offer.
126 Rue Saint-Pierre
5. Le Saint-Pierre Auberge Distinctive
This boutique hotel combines a bit of traditional decor with urban style. The charming wood that lines the walls of the dining room, reception, and staircase give it a warm feel, while the rooms are more sleek and modern with hardwood floors and exposed brick walls. They’re also spacious with large windows offering a great view of the city. A continental breakfast is included in the price to jump start your day. Steps away from the Old Port pier promenade, take an afternoon stroll by the river!
79 Rue Saint-Pierre
4. Hotel du Vieux-Quebec
Hotel du Vieux-Quebec is both family-friendly and eco-friendly. This 3-star hotel is cozy, clean and can accommodate children, especially with their selection of movies and complimentary popcorn. The hotel is carbon neutral: they use bio-gas to power the building, they maintain 5 urban beehives on their roof, and even have an urban garden that provides fresh produce for their restaurant. The restaurant, Tournebroche, is a casual French restaurant that’s known for its roasted chicken and also serves seafood and other meats. Enjoy the hotel’s continental breakfast when you book in advance, and their underground parking garage makes driving to the hotel that much easier.
1190 Rue Saint-Jean
3. Le Champlain Hotel
This 3-star hotel provides everything you need while traveling–and at a competitive price. Having recently undergone renovations, the rooms have immerged sleeker and cozier than ever. The decor is classic with eclectic nuances with fireplaces in each room to top it off. The rooms are spacious, comfortable, soundproof, and a generous complimentary breakfast is included in the price. They also offer on-site parking, and if you refuse to part ways with your furry friends, dogs are welcome!
115 rue Sainte-Anne
2. Le Manoir d’Auteuil
Le Manoir d’Auteuil distinguishes itself from other hotels because of its beautiful French architecture and vibrant history. The two structures were built in 1832 and 1835 respectively, with major renovations having been overseen by Beaux-Arts architect of Canada, J. Omer Marchand (also responsible for the Canadian Parliament building renovations). See Marchand’s art-deco ironwork, marble bathrooms and other detailed designs throughout the charming hotel. The elegance of Le Manoir d’Auteuil cannot be understated, and this applies to their comfortable rooms as well. Enjoy the large windows with great views of the Old City, and the warm colours that make up the rooms. Have a drink after a day of exploring at their art-deco lounge and let yourself be transported to a bygone era.
49 Rue d’Auteuil
1. Hotel Le Saint-Paul
Hotel Le Saint-Paul hails back to the 19th century, giving this hotel and old-world feel. Some recently renovated rooms are sleek and clean with a modern decor while others hold a classic, cozy feel. Head down to their restaurant, Le Veravin, that offers a variety of dishes all made with fresh and local produce. The warm colours and leather seating gives the restaurant a warm feel, much like their rooms. Find everything you need at Hotel Le Saint-Paul at a great price!
229 Rue Saint-Paul