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Recommended by guests for clean rooms, river views and friendly service

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers praised the views of the river from their rooms
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing Highway 20
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A few guests described their rooms as dated and in need of upgrades
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 3, 2014
Overview
This hotel is re-opening on May 1, 2014.

This property is situated on Highway 132 and is less than a 1-minute drive from Highway 20. Conveniently located for accessing the ferry, the Saint Simeon - Riviere du Loup ferry terminal is a 3-minute drive away.

This hotel has rooms in eight different buildings. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker and a hair dryer. Select rooms also include a private balcony, while suites are also equipped with a kitchenette, a living room and a sofabed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms. Please contact the hotel for the full pet policy details.

The on-site restaurant, L'Espadon Restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. This hotel also has an on-site bar and dinner theatre events are featured at this hotel during the summer months. 

The on-site spa offers massage, esthetic services and body treatments. Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a playground, a fire pit, a fitness centre, bicycle rentals and a convention centre.

The Christmas Castle attraction, Miniature Boat Museum and the Riviere du Loup Shopping Centre are all within a 15-minute walk of the hotel. The Bas-Saint-Laurent Museum and the Art Acadamie (gallery) are both 6 minutes away by car.

The Qu├ębec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is about 2 hours away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

The author attempted to reach a front desk agent on January 30, 2014 to verify the pet policy, on-site breakfast service and wheelchair accessibility. However, the pre-recorded voice message stated that the hotel was closed and would be re-opening May 1, 2014.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests said that they enjoyed their stay at this hotel and that they were likely to return.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable, while many reviewers praised the views of the St. Lawrence River. One guest said that the "sunsets were stunning".

The staff were frequently complimented for their accommodating, friendly and helpful service. One guest said that "the staff was excellent whether it was the front desk, restaurant or the cleaning staff." 

Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing Highway 20.

Several guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant, particularly the breakfast.

A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. A few guests appreciated that this hotel permitted pets.

Several guests enjoyed the pool area.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a few guests described the interior decor and furnishings as dated.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5, with 96% of 175 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #5 out of 15 hotels in Riviere du Loup, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 131 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 30, 2014 to verify some information, but was unable to connect with a front desk agent. The automated voice recording indicated that this hotel will be re-opening May 1, 2014.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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hotels in Riviere Du Loup

Rated 8.3/10 based on 976 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 7 hotels in Riviere Du Loup

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Map Marker Auberge de la Pointe
10 Boulevard Cartier, P.O. Box 10, Riviere Du Loup, QC