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Hotel La Sagueneenne

7.6 | Good
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Dated but well-maintained Chicoutimi hotel near to shops and restaurants with indoor pool

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's location was found to be close to shopping and restaurants
  • Several reviewers were pleased with their well-equipped and clean rooms
Cons
  • Some guests reported noise transfer during their stay
  • Some guests said the decor was dated
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 11, 2016
Overview
Located about a 4-minute drive from Chicoutimi's city centre and a 2-minute drive to Highway 175, the Sagueneenne Hotel & Conference Centre is geared towards travellers in town for business or leisure who require a centrally-located hotel with an on-site restaurant and indoor pool.

This hotel has 118 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering one or two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a bathrobe for each guest, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer one queen or two double beds, and rooms with a seating area and a sofabed are also available.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, sauna, and hot tub, a meeting/conference spaces for 5 to 1,200 people, fitness facilities, a business centre, free long distance calling within Canada and to the US, free parking and Le Tremblay Restaurant (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily). Pets are not permitted, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.

The University of Qu├ębec at Chicoutimi is a 5-minute drive northeast of the hotel, while the Saguenay Conservatory of Music is roughly a 6-minute drive north. Shopping is nearby at Bell - Place du Royaume and Place du Saguenay, which are both under a 10-minute walk from the hotel. The Saguenay Fjord is about a 7-minute drive north, and Bagotville Airport (YBG) is about a 20-minute drive southeast. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 16, 2013).
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location and rooms.

Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as professional, attentive, bilingual and helpful with directions and restaurant suggestions.

Many reviewers praised the hotel's location. They found it to be close to the highway, Tim Hortons, a supermarket, and within walking distance to two shopping malls.

The hotel's accommodations were complimented by several lodgers, who described their rooms as clean, well equipped, well maintained and spacious. It should be noted however, that some guests had complaints about their rooms (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of critiques consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and rooms.

Some guests complained about noise transfer during their stay. They reported noisy in-room air conditioning units, as well as guests partying late at night, snowmobiles idling in the early morning, and noise in rooms close to the ice machine.

While the majority of reviewers were pleased with their accommodations, some guests found the beds to be too soft and uncomfortable, and also felt the carpets and drapes needed replacing in their rooms.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 out of 10 Chicoutimi hotels from 47 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 68 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 16, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Map Marker Hotel La Sagueneenne
250 rue des Sagueneens, Saguenay, QC