OverviewLocated a 6-minute walk from the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec and an 8-minute drive to Quebec City's centre, the Auberge du Quartier may appeal to those travellers who prefer a small, centrally located boutique-style hotel with easy highway access.
This hotel has 15 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a private bathroom, a desk, an iPod docking station and a hairdryer. Standard rooms offer two double, one queen or one king bed, while suites also include a fireplace, a seating area with a sofabed and dining area.
The hotel offers a meeting room, laundry services, and parking is an additional $14.95 per day. Pets are not permitted, and the hotel does not offer wheelchair accessible rooms. Continental breakfast is available for $8 per person.
Avenue Cartier is a one-minute walk from the Auberge du Quartier, which houses several restaurants and cafes. Le Carrefour 707 Shopping Mall is a 7-minute drive southwest.
Old Quebec is a 4-minute drive northeast of the hotel, while the Plains of Abraham is roughly 2 minutes away on foot. The Parliament Buildings are approximately a 3-minute walk northeast, and Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) can be found roughly 18 minutes southwest by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on February 27, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, parking $14.95/day, pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going towards the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
Many reviewers praised the hotel's location. They described it as being within walking distance of to rue Cartier's restaurants and shops, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Plains of Abraham, and Old Quebec City.
The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by lodgers. They were characterized as helpful, attentive, bilingual and flexible in allowing guests to change rooms if they so requested.
Several guests were pleased with the accommodations at this hotel and described the rooms as clean, modern, tastefully decorated, well laid-out and well equipped, with comfortable beds and linens. It should be mentioned however, that some guests found their rooms to be too small. The size of the rooms at this hotel do vary from room to room.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple common complaints about cost and noise transfer.
Some guests were disappointed with the costs associated with staying at the hotel. These guests mentioned the additional $14.95 per night for parking and the $8 per day for the continental breakfast were too expensive. Some of these reviewers also felt the room rates were on the expensive side.
Noise transfer was mentioned by a few reviewers. They reported hearing neighbours in adjacent rooms, as well as being disturbed by loud in-room air conditioning units.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #46 out of 95 Quebec City hotels from 67 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.9 out of 10 from 58 reviews.
Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out 5 with a 94% recommendation rate from 79 reviews.
The author called the hotel on February 27, 2013 to verify some information.