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8.7 | Very Good
BEST WESTERN Hotel l'Aristocrate

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
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jul 21, 2014
Overview
This hotel is situated within a 2-minute drive of the Quebec Aquarium and the intersections of Highway 175/540 and 73. Offering rooms with more luxurious furnishings, private balconies and massage service, this property is well suited for guests looking for upscale accommodations outside the downtown area.

All rooms are smoke free and include a flat screen TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Some rooms also include a balcony or a patio. Select suites include a jetted tub and/or a sofabed. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, while wired Internet is available in the on-site business centre.

The on-site La Fenouilliere restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service is also available daily from 7 am to 9 pm.

On-site recreational facilities include a seasonal outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Free parking is available on site. A free shuttle to Old Quebec is available during the summer season. 

Other on-site amenities include a business centre, meeting rooms, concierge service, a fireplace in the lobby, a convenience store, safe deposit boxes, a 24-hour front desk, a guest-use microwave, dry cleaning and luggage storage. Pets are not permitted at this property.

Access to the bridge to Levis is about 3 minutes away by car, while the University of Laval is a 5-minute drive away. 

Downtown Quebec City is about a 12-minute drive away and includes the Grand Theatre de Quebec, the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec, and the Plains of Abraham. Old Quebec is 16 minutes away by car and includes the Chateau Frontenac, the Quebec City Citadel Historic Fort, the Canadian Museum of History and the ferry to Levis.

The Quebec City Jean Lesage Airport (YQB) is a 10- to 15-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on May 28, 2014: In-room amenities, wheelchair accessibility, pet policy, free Wi-Fi, dining details, parking details, recreational facilities and on-site amenities.
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The Good
Many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.

The rooms were often described as clean, generally comfortable, and well appointed with modern furnishings and decor. Several reviewers specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable, while a few guests found the rooms quiet.

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

Many guests found the hotel conveniently located for accessing the highway and downtown attractions by car, while a couple of reviewers mentioned finding restaurants nearby.

A few reviewers praised the food served at the on-site restaurant.
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The Bad
There were only a couple of common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. 

A few guests criticized the prices at the on-site restaurant, saying they were expensive. 

A couple of other reviewers were disturbed by guests being loud in the hallways.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #14 out of 97 hotels in Quebec City, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 481 reviews.

Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.3 out of 5, with 96% of 533 guests recommending the property.

The author called the hotel on May 28, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.7
Very Good

Rated 8.7/10 based on 735 reviews

Ranked #26 out of 1 hotels in Quebec City


8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed September 19, 2010

"Great hotel, and doesn't break the bank!"

"staff was very helpful and the bed was extremely comfortable, would stay here again."

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6 out of 10 | Roderick c stayed September 06, 2010

"Maybe time for some new beds!!!!!"

"The bed was very unconfortable and squeeky and the bathtub drain was plugged. The front end staff were very helpful and friendly."

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9 out of 10 | Dolores stayed August 20, 2010

"We really liked that the check out time was 12 noon that gave us time to get up have a swim and breakfast before we had to check out, that was very much appreciated."

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8 out of 10 | Olive stayed July 26, 2010

"Loved the Best Western"

"stayed 3 nights at the Best Western. Beds are very comfortable. Staff were extremely helpful. We had no problem with language. The spoke in English to us with no problem. Very clean, very friendly and I will go again."

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8 out of 10 | Rajai stayed April 18, 2010

"Very good hotel, however would include the breakfast in the rate"

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10 out of 10 | Gregory stayed September 29, 2009

"The front desk folks were great. The restaurant is very good with a wonderful wait staff."

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9 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 15, 2006

"We loved it. We especially liked the furniture and the decore. The room was so comfortable and a very relaxing atmosphere."

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9 out of 10 | Donald stayed July 29, 2005

"Very clean, very comfortable bed, nice linens, and a very nice restaurant at the Hotel. Also, very conveniently located as we were driving to and from Quebec City on to the Maritimes and back through QC on our return."

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8 out of 10 | Julie stayed October 10, 2004

"Being on the 1st floor was a problem as there were only stairs."

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7 out of 10 | Karen stayed August 24, 2004

"Room was a bit small.Location was great if you didn't want to be near all the hustle and bustle....Once you knew your bearings nothing was not to far away. Big Mall for shopping only 2 km or less away...restaurants all down the main strip - same distance...easy to get on and off the correct roads to Old Quebec."

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9 out of 10 | Melissa stayed August 14, 2004

"The beds were exceptionally comfortable, particularly the comforter ; )"

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9 out of 10 | Diane stayed April 30, 2004

"I was impressed with the lady who cleaned our room."

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3100 chemin Sainte-Louis, Quebec City, QC