Sainte-Foy has a good selection of highly-rated hotels but most are rather expensive. The rest of the hotels are not that well liked by guests, and some are poorly rated. Our picks are well liked by their guests, with good amenities, value and excellent staff. 

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Editor's Top 3 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$80 CAD
Clean rooms with comfy beds, pool with waterslide, free breakfast, free parking
The clean and friendly Super 8 Quebec City Sainte-Foy is our best value pick for the budget hotel category in Sainte-Foy. It’s by far the cheapest hotel in Sainte-Foy with good online ratings. Guests liked its proximity to downtown Quebec, only a 10 to 15 minute drive, and considered this hotel a great option for families and adults alike who could take advantage of its indoor pool with waterslide. 

The guest rooms are modern and spacious with attractive new bedding, flat screen TVs and come equipped with mini-fridges and microwaves, for that extra value and convenience, enabling guests to create some of their own meals or heat up leftovers from dining out. There’s an exercise room on site for guests to work out, and for added value the hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, parking and a well-liked breakfast buffet.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and free parking
  • Many guests found clean rooms with comfortable beds
  • Guests appreciated the friendly environment provided by the staff
  • Many guests enjoyed the food for quality and selection at the free breakfast
  • The pool and waterslide were a hit with many reviewers
  • Several guests liked the location of the hotel, next door to a well-liked restaurant
Cons
  • A few guests found the pool to be uncomfortably cold
  • A few guests found rooms that were not perfectly cleaned
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Book from ~$79 CAD
Stylish and modern rooms offering good service and value, 10 minutes to Old Quebec
The highly-rated Hotel Sepia is also a great value in Sainte-Foy. It offers a stylish room with sumptuous beds and classy appointments for a very attractive room price. Offering affordable luxury, all rooms include LCD TVs, Nespresso coffee machines, mini-fridges, iPod docking stations and iPads. Designer toiletries and glass rain showers, beds with pillow top mattresses, Egyptian cotton bedding and goose down duvets grace all guest rooms, designed to look like a comfortable home by professional designers. 

For added convenience, there’s a restaurant on site, Le Galopin, which offers fine dining with regional choices. Other on-site amenities for guests’ recreation and enjoyment include a lounge, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. A business centre is also on site for business travellers and those guests who need to catch up on some work. Additional value is offered with complimentary Wi-Fi, parking and a seasonal downtown shuttle to Old Quebec.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free seasonal downtown shuttle, free parking
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their clean and modern rooms
  • Many guests appreciated the staff for their politeness and service
  • A few guests were pleased with the location of the hotel, with close highway access
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's value and affordable rates
  • A few guests enjoyed meals at the restaurant on site
Cons
  • The additional charge for in-room coffee was a source of some complaints by lodgers
  • A few guests complained about noise transfer from hallways
  • A couple of guests said their rooms were tiny
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$101 CAD
Comfortable Sainte-Foy hotel in a beautiful setting with fine dining and downtown shuttle
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free downtown shuttle service
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • Numerous guests praised their modern and spotless rooms
  • The hotel restaurant's food and service were the source of several compliments
  • Many guests said the grounds surrounding the hotel were park-like and beautiful
  • Some guests thought the downtown shuttle service added value to their stay
Cons
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few reviewers
  • Some guests were disappointed that parking was not included in the room rate ($15/day)

7 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in Sainte-Foy

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$95 CAD
Helpful staff and modern rooms, some concerns with location and breakfast choice
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's rooms were praised for their modern decor and spaciousness
  • Several lodgers praised the hotel's location for its proximity to restaurants and highway access
Cons
  • Some guests found the hotel to be too far from Old Quebec
  • The free breakfast was a disappointment for its lack of healthy choices by a few lodgers
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Book from ~$1223 CAD
Spacious rooms, close to shopping, just off Hwy 175
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests enjoyed their well-equipped and spacious rooms
  • The hotel was praised for its close proximity to shopping and highway access
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's value and room rates
Cons
  • Some guests had complaints about pool temperature and too much chlorine used
  • A few reviewers reported cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$60 CAD
Great airport location and staff, good value, minor concerns with cigarette odours
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the airport
  • Numerous reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel was found to provide good value and reasonable rates according to some lodgers
Cons
  • Some guests reported cigarette odours in the hallways and in their non-smoking rooms
  • The hotel's free breakfast was deemed too basic and limited by some reviewers
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few lodgers
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$82 CAD
Near Hwy 73, highly rated by guests for modern decor, staff & comfortable beds
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free shuttle to Old Quebec during the summer months
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers found the hotel well located for accessing highways
  • Several guests found the beds comfortable
  • A few reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A few reviewers thought that the prices at the on-site restaurant were expensive
  • A couple of guests were disturbed by noise from rowdy guests in the halls
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$59 CAD
Quebec City-Ste Foy hotel with restaurant, indoor pool, private jacuzzis and free parking 
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • Many guests enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • The hotel's pool and atrium area were praised by several reviewers
Cons
  • Some guests reported inefficient and noisy AC/heating units
  • Noise disturbances were mentioned by a few lodgers
  • Some guests mentioned the need to update the rooms
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$68 CAD
Older and pet-friendly Ste-Foy hotel with indoor pool and restaurant but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to highway access, shopping and local attractions
  • The hotel's staff were complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several reviewers found the hotel's rates affordable and were pleased with its value
Cons
  • A few reviewers complained of worn decor in their rooms
  • Some guests reported noise transfer
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$55 CAD
Older budget hotel in Quebec City, 5 min to airport (YQB) with free breakfast & free parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and free parking
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers described the staff as friendly and helpful
  • A few guests found the location convenient for accessing major highways and the airport
  • Some rooms are renovated according to guests
Cons
  • Several reviewers noticed cleanliness inconsistencies
  • Several guests complained that their in-room air conditioning units were not in working order
  • A few reviewers thought that the in-room decor and furnishings were dated
  • Breakfast was too basic according to some guests
  • No elevator

Tips For Staying In Sainte-Foy

Sainte-Foy is a large borough west of downtown Quebec City that encompasses the Jean Lesage Quebec City Airport (YQB), Laval University and the two bridges connecting Quebec City and Levis.

Sainte-Foy Bridge Hotels
Many of the area hotels are clustered around Highways 540 and 73, at the base of the Pierre-Laporte and Quebec bridges. Hotels here are well located for drivers looking to explore the area via major highways. Many hotels in this area offer free parking, free Wi-Fi and on-site dining.

Looking for a little luxury and a lot of value? Our Editor's Pick, Hotel Sepia, is only a 2-minute drive from the Saint Lawrence River. Its rooms feature posh extras, including Nespresso coffeemakers, glass rain showers, Egyptian cotton and goose down bedding and designer decor. The hotel also boasts an on-site fine-dining restaurant, a lounge and an outdoor heated pool. Everything but your bill will feel like a high-end luxury hotel!

If Hotel Sepia is booked up, the Best Western Premier Hotel L’Aristocrate is a solid alternative. Its room rates typically come in a little bit higher, but its stunning stone exterior and modern furnishings will not disappoint. Like Hotel Sepia, this Best Western has an on-site restaurant, a cocktail lounge and a heated outdoor pool.

Both of these hotels overlook the Saint Lawrence River and are within a short drive of the bridges to Levis. They also both operate a free shuttle service to Old Quebec City in the summer months. Plus, Wi-Fi and parking are free!

YQB Airport Hotels
Other Sainte-Foy hotels are found grouped along Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard, south of the airport. Hotels in this area are within a 5-minute drive of a movie theatre, a Walmart store and several restaurants (at the corner of Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard and Autoroute Duplessis).

Several of the budget-chain hotels near the airport offer free breakfast, free parking and free shuttle service to the airport. However, if you plan to use a hotel airport shuttle service, be sure to check whether the shuttle operates on demand or on a set schedule, and whether or not you need to book it in advance! 

For excellent value, consider our Editor's Pick, Super 8 Hotel - Quebec City Ste. Foy. It has some of the lowest rates around, and comes highly recommended for its clean rooms and friendly customer service. It packs a lot of value into those low rates, too -- the hotel offers free parking, free breakfast and an indoor pool with a waterslide. In-room Wi-Fi is also free of charge, and all rooms are equipped with a microwave and mini-fridge.

What to Do in Sainte-Foy
There is ample shopping in this borough of Quebec City. The Place Ste-Foy shopping centre and Laurier Quebec shopping centre, located next to each other west of Laval University, both offer an extensive selection of shops and restaurants.

Located under the bridges, the Parc Aquarium du Quebec is a major attraction in the Quebec City area. Featuring a research lab, a viewing tunnel and an outdoor park, visitors get close to 3,500 fish species as well as mammals such as polar bears and seals. Plus, it's only about a 1-minute drive from Hotel Sepia and the Best Western Premier Hotel L'Aristocrate, as well as the other hotels near the St. Lawrence bridges.

Travelling around Sainte-Foy and Quebec City
The Sainte-Foy and Quebec City area is well served by public transit buses. Route 78 serves the airport, but only runs during the morning and evening. This bus can be accessed from the Michelete Terminal or at any of the stops along Rue Saint Paul, Rue Notre Dame and Rue Saint Jacques. 

Buses to downtown, routes 800 and 801, run every 10 minutes from 5 am to midnight. Single-ride tickets are about $3, while day passes are $7.50.

If exploring the area by car, free parking is available at the Sainte-Foy shopping malls and at the Parc Aquarium du Quebec.

There are plenty of reasons to vacation in Sainte-Foy, and no shortage of local sights. But this borough is an ideal base from which to travel to Quebec City and Levis, so take advantage of the prime location and explore! 
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