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Couette et Cafe Champlain

7.9 | Good
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B&B with five rooms, a 5-min. drive from Old Quebec, guests praised friendly staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free on-site parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as generally comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers praised the free breakfast
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • A couple of reviewers found the beds comfortable
Cons
  • Several guests were unhappy with having a shared bathroom
  • Several reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
  • A couple of guests found the rooms small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 17, 2014
Overview
This hotel overlooks the St. Lawrence River and is within a 5-minute drive of the Plains of Abraham and Old Quebec. With only five rooms and some rooms with shared bathroom facilities, this property is better suited for guests who prefer more intimate accommodations.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, free local calls and a hair dryer. Three of the five rooms have an en suite bathroom, while two rooms share a bathroom.

Free parking is available on site and a free breakfast is served daily.

Old Quebec is 5 minutes away by car and attractions include the Chateau Frontenac, the Quebec Cathedral and the ferry to Levis. The University of Laval and the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec are both 11 minutes away by car, while the Capitol Shopping Centre is a 20-minute drive away.

The Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is about 25 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests described their rooms as generally comfortable. A couple of reviewers added that their rooms were clean, while a couple of other guests specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable. However, several guests did complain about their accommodations (see below for more details). 

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service and many guests praised the food served at the free breakfast. However, there were several complaints about the food (see below). 

Several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable, while a couple of guests appreciated the free parking.

Several guests found the location convenient for accessing Old Quebec attractions. However, there were also a few complaints about the location (see below for more details). 
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The Bad
There were several common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

Several guests were unhappy with sharing a bathroom with other guests, while several other reviewers noticed noise from neighbouring rooms. A couple of guests found the rooms too small.

While many guests praised the food at the free breakfast, several reviewers said that the selection of food was limited. One guest specifically mentioned that there were no fruits or healthy options offered.

As mentioned above, several reviewers found the hotel well located for exploring Old Quebec attractions, but a few guests said that the B&B was too far away for walking to Old Quebec.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4 out of 5, with 88% of 17 guests recommending the property, from reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this B&B #65 out of 126 B&B and Inns in Montreal, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 26 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 7.8 out of 10, based on 48 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
7.9
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hotels in Quebec City

Rated 7.9/10 based on 18 reviews

Ranked #60 out of 88 hotels in Quebec City

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Map Marker Couette et Cafe Champlain
942 Boulevard Champlain, Quebec City, QC