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8.2 | Very Good
Le Grande Allee-Hotel and Suites Quebec City

Charming boutique hotel near Old Quebec with restaurant, free breakfast & jacuzzi suites

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing area attractions on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • A few guests complained about the valet parking fees ($18 per night)
  • Several reviewers were disturbed in their rooms by noise from a neighbouring bar
  • Several guests described their rooms as small
  • A few reviewers complained that the Wi-Fi service was unreliable
  • No elevator
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 4, 2014
Overview
This property is located in downtown Québec City and is ideal for travellers who prefer to explore this area on foot and for guests who are looking for the personal service of a boutique hotel.

This hotel is 100% smoke-free and all 38 rooms and suites include a TV, a work desk, a coffeemaker, a DVD/CD player, an iron and ironing board, free Wi-FI, and air conditioning. Rooms may be furnished with 1 double bed, 2 double beds, or 1 queen bed. Suites are furnished with 1 queen bed and include a separate living area with a fireplace and may include a jacuzzi. This property has guest rooms on 3 floors and does not have an elevator.

Valet parking is available on site for $18 per night and pets are not permitted.

A free breakfast is served daily. The on-site Le Rivoli Restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Other on-site amenities include a 24-hour business centre, free newspapers, meeting rooms, and free passes to an off-site fitness centre and spa (10-minute walk away).

The Plains of Abraham (historic battlefield and concert/festival venue) and the Québec Citadel (historic fort) are both within a 6-minute walk of this hotel. The Québec City Convention Centre is 5 minutes away on foot, while the Grand Théâtre de Québec (performing arts venue) is an 8-minute walk away. Attractions in Old Québec, including the Château Frontenac (historic site and hotel), boutique shopping, and the Québec-Levis ferry, are all within a 12-minute walk.

The Québec City International Airport (YQB) is 20-25 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).

Verified by a front desk agent on September 24, 2012: The free breakfast is served from 7:00 am - 10:00 am on weekdays and from 7:00 am - 10:30 am on weekends.
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The Good
Positive reviews for this hotel outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean, well maintained, and well appointed. Reviewers described rooms with high ceilings, hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, and fireplaces. One guest said that her room had a pleasant ambience, while another reviewer said that her room had "old world charm".

The staff were frequently described as attentive, welcoming, helpful, and friendly.

Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing attractions on foot, in both the downtown area and in Old Québec. Guests described walking to the Plains of Abraham, cafés, bars, and restaurants.

Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

A couple of reviewers praised the food and selection at the free breakfast.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews for this property outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were several common concerns and a few isolated complaints found for this hotel.

Several guests described their rooms as small. Several reviewers were disturbed in their rooms by noise from a neighbouring night club. One guest also found plumbing noises from within the hotel to be disruptive.

A few reviewers complained that the Wi-Fi service was unreliable and one guest said that the Wi-Fi was "spotty at best".

A few guests complained that this property had guest rooms on 3 floors but did not have an elevator.

A few reviewers thought that the valet parking fees ($18 per night) were expensive.

Isolated complaints included: thin towels, uncomfortably firm bed, difficulty maintaining a comfortable in-room temperature, and inadequate in-room lighting.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.1 out of 5.0, with 91% of 43 guests recommending the hotel.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #51 out of 93 properties in Québec City, from 99 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.0 out of 5.0, based on 124 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on September 24, 2012: The free breakfast is served from 7:00 am - 10:00 am on weekdays and from 7:00 am - 10:30 am on weekends.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.2
Very Good

Rated 8.2/10 based on 215 reviews

Ranked #51 out of 1 hotels in Quebec City

Map Marker Le Grande Allee-Hotel and Suites Quebec City
601 Grande-Allee East, Quebec City, QC