Must-see hotels in Québec

  • Hôtel Rimouski


    With a genteel elegance and a slightly faded regal demeanor, this grande dame of Rimouski has neat rooms, most with views of the boardwalk and water…

  • Grand Times Hotel

    Québec City

    Alright, so the title seems to promise a lot, but the fact is this hotel, located a little way out of town, offers designer chic accommodations for a…

  • Hôtel Motel Belle Plage

    Gaspé Peninsula

    You can order smoked salmon and white wine to your room and dine on the balcony. Pretty swish for a motel! The rooms are pretty standard motel-style units…

  • Le Noranda Hotel


    In this business-class hotel east of downtown, rooms are furnished with white linens and dark woods, with artwork adding pops of color. You've got all the…

  • Château Bahia

    Gaspé Peninsula

    These sprawling brown clapboard buildings topped with turrets are no grand châteaus, but this quirky lodging with basic rooms and a restaurant bills…

  • La Salicorne

    Îles de la Madeleine

    This complex is a hive of activity, offering sea kayaking, windsurfing, caving, nature walks, archipelago tours, seafood tasting, fishers' storytelling…

  • Mistissini Lodge


    In the Cree community of Mistissini, an hour's drive north of Chibougamau, this modern 20-room lodge overlooks Québec's largest lake; the restaurant has a…

  • Hôtel Le St-Paul

    Québec City

    In the heart of the antiques district and close to the train station, this 26-room hotel in a onetime office building has rather dark and somewhat cramped…

  • oTENTik

    Eastern Townships & Mauricie

    Ideal for families, couples and groups (up to five people in three beds), part-cabin, part-tent, an oTENTik puts you in a good spot in the Rivière-à-la…

  • Le Gîte du Phare de Pointe-des-Monts


    Each cottage in this collection of chalets is comfortably decked out and boasts nice views. There's also a small camping area. The host, Jean-Louis, a…

  • Park Campgrounds

    Gaspé Peninsula

    The park has four campgrounds. The busiest serviced grounds are near the Interpretation Center; try for a spot at the quietest – Lac Cascapédia. Two- to…

  • Chalets du Fjord

    Saguenay-Lac St Jean

    Accommodations ranging from studios to condos to hillside cabins of varying sizes and amenities. It overlooks the marina and has its own quality…

  • Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon Auberge

    Gaspé Peninsula

    The inn on the 2nd floor above the Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon has small, understated artistic rooms, decorated with works by Gagnon, with private…

  • Hôtel-Motel Rocher Percé B&B

    Gaspé Peninsula

    A decent breakfast and a homey vibe, plus local art decorating the walls, is what you get at this warm little bed and breakfast. The owner can point you…

  • Les Lofts St-Joseph

    Québec City

    These gorgeously refurbished, high-ceilinged apartments, complete with a giant rooftop terrace, make an excellent self-catering option in the heart of…

  • Résidences Université Laval

    Québec City

    Student dorms are available to travelers between May and August at Université Laval. Located in the borough of Ste-Foy, about a 15- to 20-minute bus ride…

  • Hotel Plante

    Gaspé Peninsula

    This hotel has updated suites and studios with kitchens in several blue-roofed buildings atop a small hill overlooking downtown Gaspé. It's the view that…

  • Auberge La Muse

    Baie St Paul

    This cheerful yellow mansion is right in the center of the bustling village, with many pubs and bistros within walking distance. Tip: rooms 12, 14 and 15…

  • Gîte Chez Françoise


    This friendly place has two standard guest rooms which share a kitchenette, as well as three larger studio units, also with kitchen facilities. The 2nd…

  • Hotel Chibougamau


    The main draw of this red-roofed hotel is its location in the center of town. The adequate rooms have refrigerators and coffeemakers, and there's a small…

  • Le Fleurvil

    Eastern Townships & Mauricie

    Operated by a gregarious Harley aficionado with a knack for decorating, this homey inn within a stone's throw of the St Lawrence River and the walking…

  • Auberge La Cache


    This two-story inn on the main road at the east end of town offers simple rooms with quilt-topped beds and dishes out a hearty breakfast. The friendly…

  • Quality Inn & Suites


    This satellite of the international chain largely lives up to its name. It's a business-friendly box, with updated rooms, on-site amenities like a workout…

  • Hôtel le Voyageur


    Cozy rooms with modern furniture contrast with the kitschy retro sign out front at this solidly midrange choice on the west end of the city. The more…

  • Auberge Boréale


    This centrally located guesthouse with a pretty sea view has nine cool, blue-and-white rooms, with quilt-topped beds and three shared bathrooms. There's a…

  • Hébergement Charlevoix


    A good resource for renting a cottage or house in the Charlevoix region. There's an enormous variety of price points based on the size of the home you…

  • Camping Orléans


    This leafy site is at the water's edge at the far end of the island from the bridge. It's the only campsite left in the greater Québec City area. There's…

  • Le Macareux

    Gaspé Peninsula

    Behind a breezy seaside exterior, the simple rooms with TVs and shared bathrooms at this motel are decent value. It's a quick walk to the water and Percé…

  • Camping des Chutes Fraser


    This campground with a waterfall, toward Mont Grand-Fonds park, is idyllic. There's a snack bar, grocery store and laundry on-site, as well as a swimming…

  • Auberge Radisson


    After driving until your fingers fall off, this is actually quite a nice little hotel. It's even got a lounge where you can have a beer and a hot meal –…

  • Campground

    Parc National d’Opémican

    There's a small campground with washrooms and showers in the park's Pointe-Opémican sector. This area also has 'ready-to-camp' platform tents sleeping up…

  • Au Vieux Fanal


    One of the best motels on this strip, with a heated swimming pool and rooms in two blocks; ask for a unit in the riverside building for the best views of…

  • Gîte Entre Mer Et Monts


    This friendly little B&B whips out some mean pancakes and brioche in the mornings, and offers cozy, antique-style rooms when you're worn out in the…

  • Camping Paradis Marin


    You can hear whales breathing from your tent, rent kayaks ($10 per day) or arrange kayak tours ($67) here. It's off Rte 138 northeast of Les Bergeronnes.

  • Domaine des Dunes


    This leafy campground is located about 3km from town. Self-catering chalets, and even a tipi, are also available; prices are highest in July and August.

  • Gîte La Richardière


    Lovingly maintained and cheerfully decorated, this B&B is your best bet in Godbout. The convivial owner speaks English and cooks a mean breakfast.

  • Hôtel Baker

    Gaspé Peninsula

    This large, business-friendly hotel complex has the industrial-chic thing going on, plus an on-site pub. Some rooms have great views across the water.

  • Camping de Carleton

    Gaspé Peninsula

    This campground occupies a spit of land between the Baie-des-Chaleurs and the calm inner bay, with access to kilometers of beach, where you can camp.

  • Hôtel-Motel Matagami


    This is considered the top place in town. It's decent enough and always seems to be crowded – mainly because of the restaurant (open 5am to 10pm).