If you really want to stay close to Chateau Frontenac, it is of course itself a hotel that you can book. However, with nightly rates of $350 and up, there's certainly other (and cheaper) ways to experience this historic landmark than staying here. In fact, there are many great alternatives in the area where you can stay for less, and save your money to splurge on something else. 


While many of the hotels in the area (further below on the page) are well-reviewed and you could likely choose any of them and not go seriously wrong, I have highlighted what I consider to be the best choices when comparing price against available amenities. Accordingly, these are my best value picks: 

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Editor's Top 6 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$115 CAD
Popular boutique hotel in a prime Old Québec location with a light breakfast & valet parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, all day hot and cold beverages in the lobby, newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well maintained
  • Many reviewers found the location ideal for exploring Old Québec on foot
  • Guests found the staff attentive and friendly
  • Breakfast (included in some rates) was well liked by guests
Cons
  • Valet parking is $19 per night
  • Several guests thought that their rooms and TVs were small
If you are looking for a budget room in an ideal location near to the Chateau Frontenac, the Hotel Chateau Bellevue is an excellent choice. It’s located in a charming setting, only a 2-minute walk to the grand old hotel, with views of the St. Lawrence River and Governor's Garden Park.

This is a hospitable hotel, and guests liked the staff and service here, thought the rates were reasonable and enjoyed the breakfast and the free tea and coffee offered all day as well. All rooms come with a free continental breakfast: think pancakes, real maple syrup and croissants!

The cheaper rooms are quite small with limited room for personal belongings, so if you want to get a fancier room, they have larger rooms that feature multi-jet showers, therapeutic bathtubs, bathrobes, larger LCD TVs (40") and even work desks.

Other amenities include air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, valet parking, body care and massage services, free spa and swimming pool (available at a sister hotel), safe deposit box and electronic wine bar. Guests should note that this hotel is one of the few that has an elevator in the Old City.

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$177 CAD
Boutique hotel with fine dining and Art Deco styling, on quiet street of Old Québec
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free buffet breakfast (with hot & cold selections)
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive and caring service
  • Many guests found the location ideal for accessing points of interest in Old Québec
  • Several reviewers found their rooms to be quiet
Cons
  • A few guests complained that the parking facility was off-site
  • Some guests did not like having the sink outside the bathroom
The romantic Hotel Le Priori is another one-of-a-kind boutique hotels in the area that guests are raving about online. From reading recent reviews, I get the impression that the hotel is close to perfection for a lot of guests.

It has a beautiful exterior and guests seemed to enjoy their rooms and suites, done in an Art Deco style, for the unique experience they provided. From viewing guest's photos online the hotel looks like a wonderful place to stay, with modern and stylish decor uniquely gracing each room or suite.

The hotel has an on-site restaurant called "Toast!" which opens to an outdoor terrace. From there they serve a free American breakfast of bacon and eggs each morning. Toast! can also be reserved for dinner and guests can order room service as well, for dinner only.

Guests seem to agree that the hotel enjoys an excellent location, with views of the St. Lawrence River and a short walk up the steps to the Old Town. It's also a short walk to the ferry which crosses the river to Levis and guests have commented online that this is a good way to see the Chateau Frontenac in its entirety.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$116 CAD
Popular Old Québec hotel in a prime location with elevator, valet parking and free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests praised the free and fast Wi-Fi at the hotel
  • Guests said rooms were beautifully decorated and clean, with comfortable beds
  • Many guests found the location perfect for exploring Old Québec on foot
  • All rooms are completely renovated
  • One of the few historic hotels with an elevator
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Guests found the staff courteous, helpful and fully bilingual
Cons
  • Valet parking is $25 per night
  • A few guests found the economy rooms a little small
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$165 CAD
Charming hotel near Old Quebec City with popular bistro, on-site parking and free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring Old Québec on foot
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Guests enjoyed the staff of this hotel and said they were welcoming and courteous
  • The hotel features high-design bathrooms with multi-jetted rainfall showers
  • Many guests enjoyed the free breakfast on site
  • Many guests enjoyed their comfortable and well-equipped rooms
  • Several guests thought that the hotel offered good value
  • Some guests reported excellent Wi-Fi
Cons
  • A few guests thought the rooms were in need of more lighting during the evening hours
  • A couple of guests said their rooms were quite small
  • Parking is $11 plus tax per night
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$98 CAD
Heritage site in Old Quebec, with beautifully-appointed rooms, and rooftop hot tub
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free American-style breakfast
  • Many guests enjoyed their rooms and comfortable beds
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to many tourist attractions and bistros
  • The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's value and price
  • A UNESCO World Heritage site, offers unique historic rooms
  • Many guests enjoyed the American-style buffet breakfast with hot and cold selections
  • Spacious sun deck and Urban Spa on site
  • Many reviewers seemed pleased to be on a quiet street
Cons
  • A few guests said their rooms were quite small
  • No elevator
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$100 CAD
Quaint rooms with modern amenities, within the walls of the Old City, at attractive prices
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free American-style breakfast
  • Numerous guests found the hotel close to many Old Quebec attractions and restaurants
  • Many guests praised their clean and comfortable rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was praised for its quality and variety by several reviewers
  • Guests enjoyed comfortable beds at this hotel
  • Guests can use the sun deck of Hotel Acadia, across the street
Cons
  • Noise disruptions were reported by a few reviewers
  • No elevator on site

5 Other Hotels Close to Chateau Frontenac

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$617 CAD
Historic luxury landmark hotel in Old Quebec City with indoor pool, day spa and fine dining
Pros
  • President's Club members have free Wi-Fi (and it's free to join)
  • Many found clean rooms with comfortable beds
  • Dining on site was a pleasure for many
  • Many guests found the pool area appealing and fun
  • Staff polite, informative and helpful said guests
  • Many enjoyed spectacular views, especially on the higher floors
  • Guests loved the location, near restaurants, shops, the winter carnival and attractions
Cons
  • Valet parking is $34 for 24 hours
  • Wi-Fi for non-members is $16 per 24 hours
  • Some found the rooms small with aged heaters, styling and decor
  • Guests often found the hotel expensive
  • Wi-Fi got low scores from guests in online surveys
This is it! If you want to fully experience Le Chateau Frontenac, why not stay at the hotel itself? 
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$296 CAD
Highly recommended hotel with charming rooms and courteous service in Old Quebec
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast
  • Many lodgers enjoyed the quality and variety of the free breakfast
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and charming
  • Numerous guests praised the location in Old Quebec and proximity to attractions and restaurants
Cons
  • Parking is valet only for $21.50 per day
  • A few guests were disappointed with the hotel's lack of elevator and many stairs
Getting Around
This hotel is a 3-minute walk from Chateau Frontenac and is a straightforward route along Tresor Street, passing the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity and a small park.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$212 CAD
Highly praised hotel within the walls of Old Québec with free breakfast and off-site parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location ideal for exploring Old Québec on foot
  • Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast
  • Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly and accommodating service
Cons
  • Parking is off site and costs $17 per day
  • A few guests thought that their rooms were small and stuffy
  • Limited front desk hours: 7 am to 11 pm
Getting Around
This hotel can be reached from the Chateau Frontenac within 3-minutes on foot and on the walking route you will pass the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. 
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$143 CAD
Highly praised inn at the heart of Vieux Québec with charming rooms and free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast
  • Many reviewers were pleased with their very clean, comfortable and spacious rooms
  • The staff were praised for their attentive and informative service
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to sites and restaurants, yet on a quiet street
  • Many guests enjoyed the free continental breakfast and found it satisfying
  • Some rooms at the back have pretty view of the garden courtyard
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Parking is available nearby for $17 per day
  • Some guests were not fans of the continental breakfast offered and missed having protein items
Getting Around
This hotel is 4 minutes from the Chateau Frontenac on foot and the walking route involves passing the Governor's Garden Park.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$130 CAD
Central Old Quebec location, great staff, no on-site parking or dining
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free coffee in the lobby
  • Many guests said that the rooms were clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring Old Quebec on foot
  • A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant, no on-site parking and no elevator
  • Several guests found the rooms small
  • A couple of reviewers complained that this hotel did not have on-site parking
Getting Around
This hotel is 5 minutes from Chateau Frontenac on foot and on the walking route, you will pass City Hall and the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.

Tips For Staying Near Chateau Frontenac

Location
Chateau Frontenac, a grand old hotel which was originally the residence of the British colonial governors of Lower Canada and Quebec, is located in Old Quebec City on the bank of the St. Lawrence River. It is a national historic site and considered the most photographed hotel in the world.

The area surrounding this hotel consists of an interesting array of attractions made up of small hotels and inns, shops, restaurants, parks and other attractions of downtown Quebec City, such as museums and City Hall.
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Parking
The hotel has one indoor parking lot, accessible from St. Louis Street. The cost for parking is $32 per 24-hour period.
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Getting Around
All of the hotels listed below are within a 5-minute walk of Chateau Frontenac. There are also many attractions and amenities within a 5- to 10-minute walk of the hotel, and therefore, driving or public transit will likely not be necessary for getting around.
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Dining
As the hotel is undergoing renovations, Le Champlain Restaurant is temporarily closed until the spring of 2014. Two new restaurants, "1608" and "Le Sam" are scheduled to open in the spring of 2014.

Currently, a temporary restaurant and bar offering is available in the Jacques Cartier & Place d’Armes rooms.

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Entertainment
Club Frontenac is the hotel's spa and health club. This facility includes an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and kid's wading pool, as well as two steam rooms and an exercise room. However, the club is only open to registered guests of the hotel (as well as those holding a membership) -- yet another reason to stay at the hotel itself. 

Many guests stay at Chateau Frontenac to be close to the attractions and points of interest in historic Old Quebec City, as well as several nearby ski destinations, such as Mont Sainte-Anne and Stoneham Ski Hill.
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