Straddling the St Lawrence River, Québec City is one of Canada’s most picturesque cities. Dating back to 1608, the city is predominantly French-speaking, and its grand architecture, boutiques and charming restaurants draw visitors from around the world. If you’ve booked flights to Canada and are looking at where to stay in Québec City, look at our guide below for all the information you need on our best hotels.
Québec City’s neighbourhoods are diverse, and each has their own iconic landmarks. Whether you’re eager to see the ornate Parliament buildings, the old port, or the pretty buildings of Old Québec, this guide will help you plan your trip and where to stay.
La Cite-Limoilou is the central borough of Québec City, comprising the oldest part of the city. With quaint architecture and grand landmarks, tourists spend much of their visit to the city in this neighbourhood.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Quebec – From £52
This sleek, modern hotel in Québec City’s downtown is perfectly situated to visit some of the city’s top attractions, including the Observatoire de la Capitale and Fleuve Saint-Laurent. It is also a five-minute walk from the picturesque district of Old Québec.
Hotel Manoir Victoria – From £57
In the heart of Old Québec, Hotel Manoir Victoria offers elegant accommodation, combining old and new. As well as its very own spa and modern bistro restaurant serving a unique Nordic menu, the hotel is situated moments from the charming buildings of Old Québec.
Hotel Chateau Laurier – From £34
Just a five-minute walk from Old Québec and the waterfront, Hotel Chateau Laurier offers stylish yet classic suites, an indoor saltwater pool and spa. The hotel is perfect for history enthusiasts, with the Royal Armoury and Martello Towers just a stone’s throw away.
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac – From £81
Luxurious suites await you at this striking Old Québec castle hotel. The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is like something out of a fairy-tale, with modern extravagances such as a gourmet restaurant and spa, and unbeatable views over the old part of the city.
Auberge Saint Antoine – From £82
This stylish boutique hotel is in Québec City’s Old Port district. Chic yet timeless rooms offer views over the inner courtyard or out onto the city and St Lawrence River, and guests can enjoy the Finnish-style sauna, treatment rooms and private cinema.
Hilton Québec – From £59
Contemporary yet comfortable rooms await guests at Hilton Québec. With fine views over the city and St Lawrence River, chic restaurants and an outdoor rooftop pool, the hotel is guaranteed to impress. Wander to the city’s beautiful parliament buildings within minutes.
Hotel Champlain – From £49
If you prefer cosy inn-style accommodation to high-rise hotels, but don’t want to compromise on space, Hotel Champlain is an excellent choice. The hotel is just a few minutes from Québec City’s most iconic landmarks, including the Chateau Frontenac, the Basilica de Notre Dame and Esplanade Park.
Hotel Chateau Bellevue – From £38
Stay at the Hotel Chateau Bellevue for charming European-style accommodation. Situated on a leafy road in the centre of Old Québec, you’ll fall in love with this light and romantic hotel. Visit the Petti Champlain district nearby to browse boutiques and galleries.
Hotel Clarendon – From £48
Warm, welcoming and opulently decorated, Hotel Clarendon is an impressive hotel in the Old Québec district. Its own restaurant, La Charles Baillairge, is one of the city’s oldest and is perfect for a romantic meal.
Hotel Palace Royal – From £57
Moments from the grand fortifications of Québec City, Hotel Palace Royal offers timeless rooms and suites, many with sweeping views over the city. Take advantage of the hotel’s wine cellar after exploring the sights and sounds of the old town.
Hotel Pur – From £53
Opposite the stunning Saint-Roch church in Québec City’s downtown, Hotel Pur offers chic, minimalist accommodation. Enjoy the indoor pool, sauna and Asian/American-influenced restaurant and explore the area’s designer shops, quirky boutiques and cafes.
Le Saint Pierre, Auberge Distinctive – From £75
This modern boutique hotel can be found in the heart of the Petit Champlain quarter. With charming bistros, galleries and shops just around the corner, and the waterfront and port a few minutes’ walk away, Le Saint Pierre is a fine choice for your stay in Québec City.
Québec City Marriott Downtown – From £62
With unique yet opulent décor, the Marriott Downtown offers comfortable and inviting accommodation in the heart of the city. Take advantage of the Que Sera Sera restaurant serving French cuisine or explore nearby Esplanade Park and the Parliament buildings.
Unilofts Grande-Allée – From £41
Set in the heart of Québec, this simple yet charming hotel offers comfortable accommodation. The Grande-Allée is on one of the city’s trendiest streets and is moments from Martello Tower, Battlefield Park and the Museum of Fine Arts.
Considered Québec City’s commercial district, Sainte-Foy is the place to be when it comes to shopping. Browse its luxurious shopping malls and wander to the waterfront at the St Lawrence River.
Auberge Québec – From £37
Classic décor combines with modern features such as Jacuzzi baths in this unique downtown hotel. Auberge Quebec offers motel-style accommodation with outdoor exits and is perfectly situated for shopping at Laurier and Place St-Foy shopping centres.
Hotel Travelodge Québec – From £38
Enjoy modern, spacious accommodation in the district of Sainte-Foy, close to Québec City’s best shopping centres. Hotel Travelodge Québec offers an indoor pool and sauna and is a 10-minute drive from the National Museum of Fine Arts.
Hotel Universel Sainte-Foy – From £33
Close to the city’s best shopping centres, the Hotel Universel Sainte-Foy offers spacious and welcoming accommodation. Large superior rooms have balconies overlooking the bright inner atrium, and Old Québec is just 20 minutes away.
Howard Johnson Québec – From £32
For budget accommodation in Québec City, the Howard Johnson Hotel is an excellent choice. It’s close to the airport and just a short journey from the bustling district of downtown Québec. Head into the heart of Sainte-Foy for some retail therapy or explore the old town.
Hotel Acadia/Louisbourg/Ermitage – From £41
The Acadia Hotel is made up of three buildings, which include the Ermitage and the Louisbourg. These quaint hotels are in one of the most picturesque parts of Québec, moments from cafes, bars and boutiques. Those wishing to explore Esplanade Park, the Parliament Buildings and the Citadel will find these hotels in an ideal location.
Established in 1634, Beauport is one of the oldest European communities in Canada. Today, it’s a great place to see traditional architecture and visit the impressive Montmorency Falls.
Hotel 71– From £85
Enjoy Québec City in style at Hotel 71, a boutique hotel in the centre of Old Québec. Formerly the head office of the National Bank of Canada, the hotel boasts a contemporary design with unique features. The pretty streets of Old Québec are right outside the front door.
Hotel Ambassadeur – From £33
Comfortable rooms with plush décor and balconies overlooking a spectacular interior courtyard make Hotel Ambassadeur a unique choice for accommodation. The impressive Montmorency Falls are just a five-minute drive away.
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