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L'Esterel Resort

8.5 | Very Good
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Outdoor pool and hot tubs, on-site restaurant, guests found well-appointed rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as generally comfortable and well appointed
  • Many reviewers enjoyed the outdoor hot tubs
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • The food at the on-site restaurant was often praised by guests
  • Several guests described pleasant views of the lake from their rooms
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the room rates were too expensive
  • A couple of reviewers complained about the prices at the on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 3, 2014
Overview
This property is situated in a rural and isolated area on Masson Lake. Offering multiple outdoor hot tubs and on-site massage service, this resort is well suited for guests looking for a more relaxing getaway.

This resort has two hotel buildings and all rooms are smoke free. Rooms in both buildings include free Wi-Fi, a private balcony, a flat screen TV, a fireplace, a kitchenette (a wet bar, a fridge, a microwave, a toaster, an espresso machine and dishes), an iPod dock, a bath tub and a separate glass shower, a dining room and individual climate control. Select suites also include a second TV and/or a private hot tub. Wheelchair-accessible units are available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

There are multiple on-site dining options. L'Ultime dining room serves breakfast, brunch and dinner, while ROK serves dinner only. 260 Bistro Bar serves light meals and alcoholic beverages, starting from 11 am. Chef Table experiences are also available.

Other on-site amenities include private beach access, an outdoor heated pool (open all seasons), multiple on-site hot tubs, a steam bath, massage service, facials and body treatments, and meeting and conference space.

The L'Esterele Golf Club and the town centre of Sainte-Marguerite are 4 minutes away by car, while the Mason Golf Club is 7 minutes away. Access to Highway 15 is about a 15-minute drive away, while the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is about 65 to 80 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 30, 2014: Parking details, pet policy and wheelchair accessibility
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this hotel and several aspects of the property were complimented.

The rooms were often described as well appointed with modern furnishings and generally comfortable. One guest said that her room was presented with "tasteful decor", while another reviewer described his room as cozy. Some other guests added that their rooms were clean, spacious, well equipped with amenities and provided pleasant views of the lake.

The outdoor heated pool and jetted tubs were enjoyed by many guests, while a few reviewers described the property in general as relaxing, peaceful and romantic.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly, attentive and professional service.

Many guests praised the food and the wait staff at the on-site restaurants.

A couple of reviewers mentioned finding shops and restaurants nearby.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a few guests thought that the room rates were unreasonable, while a couple of other guests said that the prices at the on-site restaurant were too expensive.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.6 out of 5, with 100% of 27 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 1 hotels in Esterel, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 202 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 30, 2014 to verify some information. 
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Map Marker L'Esterel Resort
39 Fridolin Simard, Esterel, QC