Gite du Lac à la tortue

Guest house in Mauricie

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This small homestay is located in Shawinigan, in front of Lac à la Tortue. It offers a homemade breakfast in the morning featuring crepes, and guests can eat their meal by the water between 07:30 and 9:30. Economy and deluxe rooms are available. In the King bedroom you will find a lake view, spa bath, indoor hamac, Smart TV, shower with a view and air conditioning. Guests have access to WiFi and the on-site gravel parking lot. The property also offers spa services such as Swedish massage and rejuvenating Japanese facial. This property offers access to an array of activities such as kayaking, swimming, paddling, canoeing, cycling and much more. In winter, guests can partake in many activities like ice skating on the lake, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and downhill skiing.

Important information

You are advised to bring your own vehicle as this property is not serviced by public transport.
Please inform Gite du Lac à la tortue in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Please note the following policies:

If renting the entire house, the house must be cleaned by the guests before check-out. This includes changing linens, emptying the trash cans, vacuuming and emptying the fridge. For guests who do not want to clean the house, an extra fee of CAD 150 can be arranged for cleaning.

Breakfast is not included when booking individual rooms, but can be reserved on site. Breakfast cannot be arranged on site if you are renting the entire house.

Damaged or stolen personal items in the house will be charged to the guest.

A security deposit of CAD 500 will be charged upon check-in on the guest’s credit card and refundable after check-out if no damage has been done to the house.

Please note that guests will be charged the total amount if any item from the house has been broken, stained or damaged.

Features of Gite du Lac à la tortue


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Family rooms
  • Games room
  • Bridal suite
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Solarium
  • Darts
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Library
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Bbq facilities
  • Packed lunches
  • Cycling
  • Wifi
  • Ski storage
  • Private beach area
  • Sun terrace
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Ski-to-door access
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Beachfront
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Open-air bath
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi


  • Luggage storage


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking