Hotel Du Nord Quebec CityHotel Du Nord Quebec CityHotel Du Nord Quebec CityHotel Du Nord Quebec City

West Quebec walk-up hotel with indoor pool, kitchenettes, free breakfast and free parking

  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and free parking
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as clean
  • Several guests thought that the location was convenient for accessing the downtown area by car
  • A few reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly service
  • A few guests found the indoor pool to be a value added feature
  • Guests enjoyed the free breakfast on site
  • No elevator to cover 3 floors
  • A few guests found their rooms to be small
  • Some guests said their rooms lacked a closet to hang clothes
  • Guests advised against staying in the basement rooms or on the 3rd level
  • A few guests complained of noisy A/C units
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 11, 2015
This hotel is located in a commercial area of an otherwise residential neighbourhood in the west end of Québec City. There is a drug store, a beer store, fast food restaurants, and a government office building (health services) within a 5-minute drive (or a 15-minute walk). This hotel is ideal for guests who are travelling on a budget and prefer to commute to the downtown area of Old Quebec by car (7 minutes) or bus (30 minutes).

This property is 100% non-smoking and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and an iron and ironing board. Rooms may be furnished with 1 or 2 queen beds. Studio rooms are furnished with 2 queen beds and also include a mini-fridge and dinnerware for 4 people. Junior suites offer the same as studios, but with a separate bedroom and living space as well as a kitchenette. These suites are furnished with 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed.

This hotel has guest rooms on 3 floors and no elevator.

Free parking is available on site. Pets are permitted in select rooms for free, however guests are required to make a $250 refundable deposit.   

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 11:00am.

Other on-site amenities include an indoor salt water pool, free newspapers and free coffee in the lobby, a computer kiosk, ice/snack vending machines, meeting rooms, and luggage storage.

Attractions in downtown Québec City are about a 7-minute drive from this hotel, including the Grand Théâtre de Québec, the Plains of Abraham (historic battlefield and concert/festival venue), the Québec Citadel (historic fort), and the Québec City Convention Centre. Old Québec, which features the Château Frontenac (historic site and hotel), boutique shopping, nightlife, and the Québec-Levis ferry, is 10 minutes away by car.

The Québec City International Airport (YQB) is about a 20-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps). 

Verified by a front desk agent on September 25, 2012: A free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 11:00am.
The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis most guests provided favourable reviews with many judging the hotel to provide good value.

Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. Reviewers mentioned the following amenities as value added features: free parking, free Wi-Fi, free breakfast with a spacious dining area (however some mixed feelings about this, see below), in-room flat-screen TVs, and an indoor pool.

Several guests described their rooms as clean and a couple of reviewers thought that their beds were comfortable.

Several reviewers thought that the location was convenient for accessing the downtown area by car and a few guests mentioned that a taxi ride to downtown Québec City cost about $10. A few reviewers found several restaurants within walking distance.

Several guests described the staff as friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful and guests commented favourably regarding the free continental breakfast.
The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews for this property outnumbered negative comments among the reviews sourced for this analysis.

Several reviewers complained that this hotel had rooms on 3 floors and did not have an elevator.

Several reviewers complained that their in-room air conditioning units were noisy. A few reviewers found their rooms and guest bathrooms to be small and there was some mention of a lack of proper locks on the balcony doors along with no closet in one of the rooms.

A few guests thought that the neighbourhood immediately surrounding this hotel appeared unsafe and a couple of reviewers described seeing prostitutes and homeless people loitering near the hotel.

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Sources gave this hotel an average score of 7.2 out of 10, from 367 guest reviews. ranked this hotel #62 out of 119 Inns and B&B properties in Québec City, from 57 reviews. gave this property an average score of 3.6 out of 5.0, based on 161 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on September 25, 2012: A free breakfast is served daily from 6:00am - 11:00am.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews

Rated 7.4/10 based on 1631 reviews

Ranked #75 out of 87 hotels in Quebec City

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640, St-Vallier Ouest, Quebec City, QC