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Guests found clean rooms & friendly staff, 2-minute drive from town centre

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the area by car
  • Several guests enjoyed the on-site terrace bar
  • A few reviewers described pleasant views of the lake from their rooms
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Several guests thought that the rooms were small
  • Several reviewers were disappointed with the selection at the free breakfast
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 27, 2014
Overview
This hotel, overlooking Lac Saint-Jean, is situated on a major thoroughfare and is about a 2-minute drive from the town centre area. This property is centrally located for guests looking to explore the area by car. Access to Highways 169 and 167 are both a 3-minute drive away. 

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, a desk and individual climate control. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

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

A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 10 am. This hotel also has an on-site terrace bar that serves beverages only.

Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, meeting space, a guest computer and a bicycle and snowmobile garage.

The Saint Felicien Go Karts are a 7-minute drive away, while the Museum of Cheddar and the Golf Saint-Prime-sur-le-lac-Saint-Jean are both 9 minutes away by car. The Centre de Conservation de la Biodiversité Boréale and the Saint Felicien Zoo are both about a 25-minute drive away, while the Historic Village of Val-Jalbert is 27 minutes away by car.

The Alma Airport (YTF) is about a 60-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on February 27, 2014: Free breakfast hours and smoking and pet policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed satisfied with their stay at this hotel.

The rooms were often described as clean and generally comfortable, while a few reviewers described pleasant views of the river and Lake Saint-Jean from their rooms.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and welcoming service.

Several guests found the location convenient for accessing highways and exploring the area by car.

Several reviewers enjoyed the on-site terrace bar, particularly because it offered views of the river and lake.

A few guests thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent, but a couple of other reviewers disagreed (see below).
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The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Several guests found the rooms and bathrooms too small.

Several other reviewers said that the selection of food items at the free breakfast was poor.

As mentioned above, a couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were too expensive, although a few guests praised the value.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.8 out of 5, with 100% of 15 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 4 hotels in Saint Felicien, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 21 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 27, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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Map Marker Hotel De La Borealie
862 Boulevard Sacré Coeur, Saint Felicien, QC