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Hotel La Sapiniere Val David

6.5 | Fair

Situated on Sapiniere Lake, on-site restaurant, but not a guest favourite

  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Several reviewers found their rooms to be clean and comfortable
  • Many guests thought that their rooms appeared dated and in need of renovations
  • A few reviewers thought that the room rates were too expensive
  • A couple of guests found the free Wi-Fi unreliable
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 3, 2014
This property was built in 1936 and overlooks Sapiniere Lake and the Val David Regional Park. Offering multiple on-site recreational activities, this hotel is well suited for guests looking for a more active getaway.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a mini-bar, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dyer, bathrobes, a safe and air conditioning. Suites at this property offer more spacious accommodations and are configured with a separate living room, while select suites also include a fireplace. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available.

This hotel also has a private three-bedroom chalet on site that is located on the lake. The chalet includes a separate living room and a fireplace.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $50 per stay.

The on-site restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. This hotel also has an on-site bar and wine cellar.

The on-site spa offers massage service. Other on-site amenities include meeting space, an outdoor pool, a volleyball court, a driving range, a tennis court, shuffle board, ice skating, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

There are two ski hills within a 6-minute drive, while access to the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 15) is 8 minutes away by car. The town centre of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, which includes shopping and dining, is about a 10-minute drive away.

Downtown Montreal and the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) are both about 70 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 30, 2014: Wheelchair accessibility and pet policy.
The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, the staff and the restaurant received the most positive guest responses. 

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service, while many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant.

Several guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable, while a couple of guests specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable. A couple of reviewers praised the views of the lake from their rooms. However, some guests expressed concerns about the quality of their rooms (see below for more details).

A couple of reviewers found the surrounding grounds attractive.
The Bad
There were several common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

Many guests described the room interiors as dated and in need of renovations. Some guests found broken fixtures and appliances, while one reviewer detailed the following concerns: "the carpet was old; the window was broken; everything is in sad shape." Another guest said that her room had a "mish mosh of decor".

A few reviewers thought that the room rates were expensive and that the hotel did not provide good value for the money they spent. A couple of guests found the Wi-Fi service unreliable.

While many guests complimented the staff, as mentioned above, a couple of reviewers described the front desk agent(s) as unresponsive and disinterested.

As stated above, the food at the on-site restaurant was frequently praised. But, a couple of guests found the wait staff slow and the menu prices too expensive.

Show Sources
Sources gave this hotel an average score of 3.5 out of 5, with 88% of 75 guests recommending the property. ranked this hotel #4 out of 4 hotels in Val David, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 100 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 30, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
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Map Marker Hotel La Sapiniere Val David
1244 La Sapiniere Road, Val David, QC