Located a 10-minute walk from Quebec City's Parliament Building in Old Quebec and a 1-minute drive to Highway 175, the Hotel Acadia Quebec City is geared towards travellers who require a centrally-located boutique-style hotel with a free breakfast and easy highway access.
This hotel has 40 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, a CD/DVD player, an iron and ironing board, and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer one double bed, while various other rooms offer additional amenities such as a fireplace, a jetted tub, and a sitting area.
Hotel amenities include a rooftop hot tub, a business centre, a meeting room, spa services, laundry facilities and a free buffet breakfast, which is served at the nearby Feu Sacre Resto-Grill (around the corner). Parking is $18 per night, pets are not permitted, and the hotel does not offer wheelchair accessible rooms.
Quebec City Hall is about a 6-minute walk north of the Hotel Acadia, while shopping can be found at Quartier Petit Champlain (a 10-minute walk northeastward). The Plains of Abraham are roughly a 10-minute walk southwest, and Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is approximately a 25-minute drive west of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on March 2, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, parking $18/night, pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise for the hotel's location, staff and value.
Numerous lodgers praised the hotel's location. They found it to be central, "a short walk from all the sights", as well as close to Chateau Frontenac, bistros, shopping, and highway access.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as helpful, attentive, bilingual and knowledgeable.
Several guests were pleased with the hotel's value, and described the rates as reasonable and fair. One reviewer remarked the hotel "is one of the cheaper options and presents great value for money", while another stated it was "recommended for the budget minded traveller".
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the lack of elevator, the rooms and noise transfer.
Some guests commented on the hotel's lack of elevator. They reported climbing several sets of stairs, especially when located on the 5th floor. The stairs were also described as narrow and steep, and these reviewers recommended a different hotel for those travellers with mobility issues.
Although the majority of reviewers described their rooms as clean and comfortable, some were disappointed with the size of their rooms and felt they were too small. It was also mentioned that some of the rooms had old furniture, worn decor and stained carpets.
A few lodgers complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported being able to hear guests in adjacent rooms, as well as traffic noise in rooms which faced the street.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #44 of 95 Quebec City hotels from 227 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 58 reviews.The author called the hotel on March 2, 2013 to verify some information.