Located less than a minute's drive from the nearest Highway 40 interchange and about a 13-minute drive from Laval University, the Hotel & Suites Le Dauphin Quebec is popular with short or long-term travellers who prefer a hotel with easy highway access and a private computer in each room.
This hotel has 83 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a private computer, a desk, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a DVD player, an iron and ironing board, and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer two queen beds, while various rooms and suites offer additional amenities such as, a dining area, a sitting area with a sofabed, a kitchenette, and a jetted tub.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, fitness facilities, a business centre, meeting/conference space, and a free continental breakfast. Parking is free, pets are permitted for an additional $15 per night, and the hotel offers wheelchair accessible rooms.
Pepsi Coliseum is about a 7-minute drive from Le Dauphin Quebec, while Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is approximately a 15-minute drive southwestward. Shopping is available at Les Galeries de la Capitale (a 7-minute drive northwest) and Restaurant Rouge ou Blanc is an 8-minute walk east of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent on March 1, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $15/night, wheelchair accessible.
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise for the hotel's staff, location and rooms.
Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's staff and characterized them as friendly, helpful, pleasant, courteous and attentive. One guest mentioned the staff, "went out of their way to get whatever you wanted", while another stated, "Moments after checking into our room, we had a phone call asking if everything was all right".
The hotel's location was a source of many compliments by lodgers. They found it to be close to shopping, the airport, restaurants, a gas station, highway access and Tim Hortons. It should be noted however, that some guests found the location to be far from downtown (about a 15-minute drive), and recommended the hotel only for those with a vehicle.
Several guests were pleased with their rooms at this hotel. They were described as clean, modern, spotless, well equipped and spacious, with nice wooden floors and comfortable beds.
The hotel's free breakfast was also a highpoint for patrons, who found it to have lots of healthy choices. It was also mentioned the dining area was comfortable and that items were frequently restocked.
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of common complaints about noise transfer.
Some guests reported noise disruptions at during their stay. They reported highway noise (and recommended staying in rooms which didn't face the road), as well as noise from neighbours overhead, buses and squeaky bedsprings.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 9 out of 10 from 351 reviews.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #17 of 95 Quebec City hotels from 144 reviews.The author called the hotel on March 1, 2013 to verify some information.