Located on Highway 175 and about a 1-minute walk from the Plains of Abraham, the Hotel Manoir De La Tour Quebec City is geared towards travellers who prefer a small hotel located in Old Quebec with a free continental breakfast.
This hotel has 13 guest rooms, each offering one queen or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, a telephone, a radio and a hair dryer.
The hotel offers a free continental breakfast, a business centre, and parking for an additional $13.25 per night (advance booking required). Pets are not permitted, and the hotel does not offer wheelchair accessible rooms.
Restaurants close by include Restaurant Le 47e Parallèle (a 3-minute walk north), and Restaurant La Maison Du Steak, which can be found 4 minutes northeast on foot. Shopping is located at Quartier Petit Champlain (a 5-minute drive northeast of the hotel).
The Citadel of Quebec is about a 14-minute walk northeast of the hotel, while Laval University is a 7-minute drive southwestward. The Quebec City Convention Centre is roughly a 9-minute walk northeast, and the Grand Theatre de Quebec is a 5-minute walk north. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on March 2, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, parking $13.25/day (advance booking required), pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with praise for the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
Numerous lodgers praised the hotel's location and found it to be close to bars, cafes, museums and shopping. One guest remarked, "Location could not be better, you are next to the old Quebec, les Plaines and many other attractions by foot".
The hotel's staff were a source of many compliments by guests. They were characterized as friendly, bilingual and helpful in answering questions prior to arrival via email and upon arrival.
Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as spacious, clean, well lit and quiet, with comfortable beds, soft linens and a strong Wi-Fi connection.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the parking, noise transfer and the lack of an elevator.
Several guests had complaints about the hotel's parking. These reviewers felt the cost was expensive, found the spots to be limited, and reported instances of having their car boxed in by other vehicles.
Noise disturbances were mentioned by a few guests. They reported hearing footsteps from guests above, lobby noise in rooms located on the reception level, and traffic noise due to opening the windows because of the hotel's lack of air conditioning. It should be noted however, that the majority of the reviewers reported their rooms as quiet.
The hotel's lack of elevator was a source of disappointment to a couple of guests. They described carrying heavy luggage up the stairs, and suggested rooms on the first floor for those with mobility issues.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 407 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #57 of 95 Quebec City hotels from 34 reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 2, 2013 to verify some information.