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Chez Truchon Bistro-Auberge

8.8 | Very Good
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Guests found well-appointed rooms, some with shared bathrooms, good food on site

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers praised the food served at the on-site restaurant
  • Several guests found the location near shopping and the casino
Cons
  • No elevator
  • A couple of guests were disturbed in their rooms by noise from the on-site dining room
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 17, 2014
Overview
This hotel is situated on Highway 362, overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Offering only nine rooms, some with shared bathrooms, this property is better suited for guests who prefer more intimate accommodations.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi. Select rooms include an en suite bathroom, while other rooms also include a jetted tub. Some rooms are equipped with a TV and a fireplace. This hotel does not have wheelchair-accessible rooms and does not have an elevator.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted. This property has an on-site restaurant that serves breakfast, brunch and dinner.

Galerie d'Art Au P'tit Bonheur (art gallery) is about 4 minutes away on foot. 
The Club de Golf de Murray Bay is a 12-minute walk away and there is a shopping centre a 14-minute walk away. The Casino de Charlevoix is 4 minutes away by car, while the Mont Grand-Fonds Regional Park and ski hill is about a 30-minute drive away.

The Charlevoix Airport (YML) is about 20 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on February 6, 2014: Free Wi-Fi, wheelchair-accessible rooms, pet policy.
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The Good
Many guests seemed to enjoy their experience at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.

The rooms were often described as clean and well appointed. Several guests added that their rooms were spacious and generally comfortable, while a few reviewers specifically enjoyed the in-room fireplaces and jetted tubs.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and welcoming service.

Many reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant, particularly the breakfast. One guest described the wait staff as attentive.

Several guests mentioned finding a casino and restaurants nearby.
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The Bad
There were a couple of common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

A couple of guests were disturbed in their rooms by noise from the on-site dining room. These guests added that there were diners who were being particularly loud and boisterous.

While some reviewers found their rooms spacious, as mentioned above, a couple of guests found their rooms small.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this inn #11 out of 34 B&B and Inns in La Malbaie, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 20 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.9 out of 10, based on 19 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 6, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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hotels in La Malbaie

Rated 8.8/10 based on 194 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 11 hotels in La Malbaie

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Map Marker Chez Truchon Bistro-Auberge
1065, rue Richelieu, La Malbaie, QC