Top 10 Historic Hotels In Quebec City, Canada - Updated 2024

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Ville de Québec (Quebec City) was founded on the north bank of the Saint Lawrence River by French explorer Samuel de Champlain. It is the capital of Quebec province and the location of the first French settlement in North America. The site where de Champlain established Québec is now the Place-Royale, a public square showcasing buildings with French, British, and contemporary influences. Vieux-Québec (Old Quebec) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with fortified walls, cobblestone streets, stone buildings, and bistros. Tourists will do well to wear comfortable walking shoes while traversing steep city stairs and visiting 37 National Historic Sites. Parc Chauveau, the largest park in the city, has woodlands and trails to keep outdoor enthusiasts occupied for days. Start learning useful French phrases and looking for accommodations for a much-awaited vacation in Quebec. Here are the top historic hotels in Quebec City, Canada.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) properties with historic significance, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 29, 2024.

1. Hôtel Le Manoir d'Auteuil (from USD 268)

When this stylish hotel opened in 1953, celebrities like French songstress Edit Piaf showered their praise. Hôtel Le Manoir d'Auteuil’s eventful tale as a three-star boutique hotel started in 1775 as a London-style house built by an architect and stonemason. Original walls of stone and an archway remained after a terrible fire.

In the early 20th century, its new owners rebuilt it and added art deco elements that are still evident today. The ironworks and woodworks will draw your attention. Book a room and immerse yourself in the delicate opulence of the olden days at Hôtel Le Manoir d'Auteuil.

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Hotel Manoir D'Auteuil

Wifi Available

Address: 49 Rue D'Auteuil
489 meters (0.4 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Babysitting/child services Dry cleaning

2. Hôtel Manoir Vieux-Québec (from USD 240)

At the very heart of the city’s historical district is a two-star hotel composed of three adjacent ancestral homes built in the 17th century. Hôtel Manoir Vieux-Québec’s facilities present a perfect marriage of comfort and style. All 46 rooms are clean, modish, and furnished with a television, coffee/tea maker, and a refrigerator.

Chill out in your well-appointed rooms before sightseeing on foot. Its location in an old neighborhood in the city center is ideal for tourists with a busy itinerary. Heritage landmarks such as the Basilica-Cathedral of Notre-Dame du Quebec are only 500 m (1640 ft) from Hotel Manoir Vieux-Québec.

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Hôtel Manoir Vieux-Québec

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 6 rue de la Porte
157 meters (0.1 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Meeting/banquet facilities Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Ironing service

3. Fairmont Le Château Frontenac (from USD 416)

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is an opulent 19th-century European-style establishment. Even today, its 610 guest rooms manifest the charm and elegance of bygone years. Every guest at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac takes part in the story of a beacon built by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in 1893.

This is a five-star hotel with a formidable façade and guestrooms offering some of the best views in Quebec City. Guests have unlimited access to a pool, hot tub, steam room, and fitness center. The staff promises that nothing is left to chance to make your stay worthwhile.

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Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Rue des Carrieres
25 meters (81.1 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

4. Hôtel Manoir Victoria (from USD 282)

Hôtel Manoir Victoria is a four-star establishment in Vieux-Québec. Enjoy an outstanding breakfast at La Table du Manoir and a flavorsome lunch and dinner at Chez Boulay - Bistro Boréal. Meanwhile, there is a saltwater pool and a sauna for relaxation. Recently renovated, Hôtel Manoir Victoria’s 156 rooms exude contemporary elegance.

The hotel’s fascinating story started in 1830. Its recent history features a glorious rebirth in 1988 after 10 years of closure. Take this opportunity to experience privileges known only to guests of Hôtel Manoir Victoria.

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Hotel Manoir Victoria

Wifi Available

Address: 44 Cote du Palais
504 meters (0.4 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning

5. Hôtel du Vieux-Québec (from USD 259)

Hôtel du Vieux-Québec is a leader in the environmental movement and it strives to keep its ecological footprint to a minimum. Several buildings of various functions occupied its coveted spot until 1992 when the classy, 45-room Hôtel du Vieux-Québec took shape in the Latin Quarter of Old Quebec.

From this three-star hotel, you can walk to the river or see the city’s ancient walls and historic stone buildings. But first, spend time in the hotel library and keep warm in front of the fireplace in the lobby. Guest rooms are furnished havens in a cosmopolitan city where the past is always within reach.

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Hotel du Vieux Quebec

Wifi Available

Address: 1190 Rue Saint-Jean
436 meters (0.3 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Restaurant 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

6. Château des Tourelles (from USD 161)

Since July 2002, Château des Tourelles has been welcoming guests traveling to Old Quebec. The “Prize of Architectural Merit” is an accolade given to the hotel for the exquisite design of its façade. The three-story building has had a new look since extensive renovations in 2004.

Here, guests get to enjoy a selection of suites and studios as well as a breakfast of homemade pastries and jams. Head up to the roof terrace to see the city, the river, and the Laurentian Mountains of southern Quebec. All the floors of this three-star hotel are served only by stairs.

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Chateau Des Tourelles

Wifi Available

Address: 212 rue St-Jean
1.56 km (1.0 mi) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Heating Luggage storage

7. Le Clos Saint-Louis (from USD 175)

Hôtel Le Clos Saint-Louis is a Victorian boutique hotel in Old Quebec consisting of two neoclassic buildings. The homes of elite British colonists were converted to rooming houses in the 1940s. Two decades later, it became a small hotel dedicated to the service of romance. If you are celebrating an anniversary, have a joyous and stress-free stay with full engagement of the concierge service.

Old-world charm and modern facilities merge seamlessly at this four-star hotel. The professional staff goes out of their way to make guests feel at home. You will leave with a smile on your face.

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Le Clos Saint-Louis

Wifi Available

Address: 69 rue Saint-Louis
321 meters (0.2 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Non-smoking rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Safety deposit box Heating Fax/photocopying Luggage storage

8. Le Château de Pierre (from USD 217)

Le Château de Pierre, established in 1960, is a charming three-star English colonial hotel with a flower garden. The building served as a consulate, an office, and a private home. The hotel’s modern embellishments complement the elegant design. Breakfast is served 200 m (656 ft) from the premises at Restaurant La Bûche, which offers Quebecois cuisines and cocktails. You will enjoy a morning walk along the scenic street.

The lofty Château Frontenac is located a few steps away from the hotel. Also within walking distance are La Citadelle de Québec and Dufferin Terrace, where you can take photographs of the Saint Lawrence River.

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Le Chateau de Pierre

Wifi Available

Address: 17 Avenue Sainte-Genevieve
203 meters (0.2 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Heating WiFi Available

9. Hôtel Marie-Rollet (from USD 191)

Hôtel Marie-Rollet is a small hotel that started as a wooden residence built for nobility in 1876. The hotel is proud to showcase Quebecois heritage in its decorative themes. Behind the red doors of Hôtel Marie-Rollet on 81, rue Ste-Anne is an interior that transports guests to the European continent.

Today, an eclectic mix of contemporary art and antique furniture characterizes this personable two-star establishment. Guests can take their time in the privacy of upscale ensuite rooms. Make a note to check out the rooftop terrace for views of the city.

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Hôtel Marie-Rollet

Wifi Available

Address: 81 rue Ste-Anne
309 meters (0.2 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Internet services Safety deposit box Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi

10. Hôtel Clarendon (from USD 225)

Clarendon House first opened as a hotel in 1870. It was renamed Russell House for some time before it started bearing the name Hôtel Clarendon from 1890 to 1894. With an eventful history that extends back to the 17th century, the decades that followed the hotel’s last renaming were defined by physical transformations.

After overcoming fire damage and undergoing renovations, the hotel’s 144 rooms now offer 4-star amenities for travelers. A selection of packages and the unbeatable location make this Quebecois hotel a popular choice for leisure and business travelers today.

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Hotel Clarendon

Wifi Available

Address: 57 Rue Sainte-Anne
228 meters (0.2 ft) from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

Make memories in Quebec City

A historic old district and a progressive outlook make Quebec City the best destination to make new memories. Couples, families, and friends on holiday are always welcome to the oldest French-speaking city in the New World.

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