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Hotel du Parc Saguenay

5.0 | Mediocre
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Located downtown, on-site bar and free Wi-Fi, but not a guest favourite

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the downtown area on foot
  • The rooms were described as clean by a few guests
  • A few reviewers appreciated the in-room microwaves and mini-fridges
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Many guests described their rooms as dated and in need of repairs
  • A few reviewers noted unpleasant smells in their rooms
  • A few guests complained about noise from the on-site bar
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 17, 2014
Overview
This hotel is situated within a 10-minute walk of downtown Saguenay and is a 3-minute drive from the Dubuc Bridge. This property is well located for guests looking to access the downtown area on foot or for travellers looking to explore the area by car.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a TV and individual climate control.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

This hotel has an on-site bar and patio. Guest laundry facilities are also available on site. There is no on-site dining available.

The downtown area is about 10 minutes away on foot, as mentioned above, and includes the Galerie Séquence, the Music Conservatory of Saguenay, the Little White House Museum and the waterfront. Access to Highway 70 is about a 5-minute drive away. The Chicoutimi Golf Club and the Super C shopping centre are both a 6-minute drive away, while CFB Bagotville is 15 minutes away by car.

The Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is about 2 hours away by car, depending on traffic. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the location was convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot.

A few guests described their rooms as clean, while a few other reviewers appreciated that their rooms were equipped with a mini-fridge and a microwave. A couple of guests mentioned seeing a waterfall from their room. However, many guests expressed concerns about the condition of their rooms (see below for more details). 

A couple of reviewers appreciated the free Wi-Fi, while a couple of other guests complimented the staff for their friendly service.
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The Bad
There were many guest concerns about the condition of the rooms found among the reviews sourced for this editorial. These guests described the room interiors as dated, equipped with old fixtures and appliances, and in need of repairs and updates. A few guests specifically noticed broken tiles in the bathroom, while a few other reviewers complained about weak water pressure in the shower. One guest described his room as "very old and very run down".

A few guests mentioned an unpleasant smell in their room. A couple of guests said that their rooms had a "musty" odour, while one reviewer smelled cigarette smoke in his non-smoking room.

A few reviewers complained about noise disturbances from the on-site bar, specifically on karaoke night. A couple of guests said that the in-room climate-control units were ineffective and noisy.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 2 out of 5, with 70% of 10 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this property #3 out of 3 specialty lodging properties in Chicoutimi, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 3 reviews.

Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 6.4 out of 10, from 40 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
5.0
Mediocre
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7 / out of 7
hotels in Saguenay

Rated 5.0/10 based on 91 reviews

Ranked #7 out of 7 hotels in Saguenay

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Map Marker Hotel du Parc Saguenay
167 rue Bosse, Saguenay, QC