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6 minutes from YQB airport, reasonable rates, but some concerns with room comfort

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the airport and restaurants
  • The hotel's value and prices were praised by several lodgers
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • Some guests were disappointed with the comfort and quality of their rooms
  • The free breakfast's variety was a source of complaint by some reviewers
  • Noise disturbances were reported by a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 4, 2013
Overview
Located a 6-minute drive from Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) and about a 20-minute drive from Old Quebec, the Hotel Le Cofortel is popular with air or car travellers who prefer a hotel close to the airport with easy highway access. 

This hotel has 137 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer two double beds, while queen rooms also offer a sitting area with a sofabed. 

The hotel offers meeting and conference space, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Pets are not permitted and the hotel does not offer wheelchair accessible rooms.

Nearby dining is offered at the popular breakfast chain Chez Cora's (a 4-minute walk) and Mikes, which can be found a 30-second walk from the hotel. Shopping is available at Place Notre Dame (a 6-minute drive northward).

Laval University is a 12-minute drive east, while Quebec City's Parliament Building is roughly a 16-minute drive east of the Hotel Le Cofortel. The Quebec Aquarium is approximately an 8-minute drive southeast, and Cap Rouge Golf Course can be found roughly 15-minutes south by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on March 2, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible.
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with praise for the hotel's location, value and staff.

Many guests praised the hotel's location. They found it to be close to the airport, shopping, restaurants, highway access, the Cineplex, the Quebec Aquarium, a pharmacy and Old Quebec.

Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's value. They described the hotel's rates as affordable, and cited the free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking as factors which contributed to the hotel's worth.

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by lodgers. They were described as friendly and accommodating when dealing with guests' requests.
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The Bad
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints which included the rooms, the free breakfast, and noise transfer.

Although many guests described their rooms as clean, some guests were disappointed with the accommodations. These reviewers reported old and worn carpet, uncomfortable beds, and cigarette smells in non-smoking rooms.

Some patrons were disappointed with the hotel's included continental breakfast. They described the selection as limited, with a lack of hot items, and too many carbs.

Noise disturbances were reported by a couple of reviewers. They described being able to hear guests in adjoining rooms, as well as loud in-room air conditioning units. It should be noted however, that the majority of reviewers found their rooms to be quiet.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8 out of 10 from 106 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 5 L'Ancienne Lorette hotels from 9 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 2, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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hotels in Quebec City

Rated 9.0/10 based on 2039 reviews

Ranked #17 out of 88 hotels in Quebec City

2039
Location
Map Marker Hotel Cofortel
6500 Blvd Wilfrid Hamel, Quebec City, QC