20 Four- and Five- Star Hotels in Old Québec

Capitole and Saint-Jean Gate
Jeff Frenette Photography

Old Québec is an ideal destination for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation, with many four‑ and five‑star hotels that enjoy stellar reputations in Canada and the U.S. All the hotels on our list are located in the old town, near Château Frontenac and other iconic attractions, so you can make the most of your stay.

  • Hotels Inside the Walls

    Inside the walls of the historic district of Old Québec lies an enchanting setting straight out of a fairy tale, with European architecture and a festive atmosphere that reigns throughout the year.

    1 Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

    The iconic Château Frontenac opened its doors in 1893. This five‑star hotel defines the Upper Town skyline and offers a magnificent view of Dufferin Terrace and the St. Lawrence River below. It also boasts a premium health club and spa and 3 restaurants, including the famous Le Champlain, which has a CAA/AAA four‑diamond rating. With its gorgeous seasonal decorations, Château Frontenac is especially magical in December.

     

  • 2 Auberge Place d’Armes

    Located at the crossroads of two magnificent pedestrian streets and with a splendid view of Château Frontenac, Auberge Place d’Armes is the ideal choice if you’re looking for an authentic and welcoming hotel. You’ll be charmed by the family tradition that makes Auberge Place d’Armes such a special place to stay. With its French influences and brick and stone walls, the architecture has a delightfully historic feel. Start or finish your day on a festive note at Chez Jules, a fun French brasserie. If the weather’s fine, be sure to stroll over to Rue du Trésor, which turns into an outdoor art gallery in the summer.
     

    National and International Awards

    • 11th Best Hotel in Canada for Quality of Service - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 14th Best Small Hotel in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 16th Best Hotel for Romance in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019

     

  • 3 Hôtel Clarendon

    Located in a magnificent historic building just across the way from City Hall, Hôtel Clarendon is all elegance and charm. The hotel was established in 1870 and fully renovated in 2019. While you’re there, be sure to stop in at Les Mordus for the fabulous fish and seafood.

     

  • 4 Hôtel du Vieux-Québec

    Combining historic charm and modernity, Hôtel du Vieux-Québec is a favourite with travellers. Its location on a lively shopping street puts you near some of the Old City’s most iconic sites, including the Basilica-Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Québec. This hotel is known for its outstanding service and the continental breakfasts, which come in a basket hung on the door.

    National and International Awards

    • Top Hotel in Canada for Service - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 6th Best Hotel for Romance in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
  • 5 Hôtel Manoir Victoria

    Just past the Saint-Jean Gates lies the magnificent Hôtel Manoir Victoria. You’ll love the interior design—a mix of classic and contemporary—the fabulous indoor pool, and the delicious boreal cuisine served up at Chez Boulay.

  • 6 Monsieur Jean

    Just steps from the famous Rue Saint-Jean lies a hotel built in the image of its founder, a self‑professed master in the art of hosting and living well. Monsieur Jean’s hotel opened in 2019 and quickly gained an impeccable reputation among travellers looking for a unique experience. The hotel is notable for its eclectic interior design, big windows, Italian showers, and kitchenettes in every suite, as well as the onsite café and grocery store with its vast selection of local products. Delightful!

  • 7 Le Capitole

    Le Capitole is a well‑known theatre at Place D’Youville and its hotel was completely renovated in 2019. The contemporary décor and sweeping view of the city from the seventh‑floor lobby are set to impress. With its concert venue, El Teatro II restaurant, and Clubby Bar, Le Capitole is popular with locals and tourists looking for culture.

  • 8 Hôtel Palace Royal

    This towering modern hotel enjoys a reputation worthy of its name, thanks to its sumptuous indoor oasis, which boasts a huge garden and indoor pool. The hotel is ideally located at the entrance to the walled city, just outside the Saint‑Jean Gate, so you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds: easy access to the charms of Old Québec city’s and the main highways.

  • 9 Quebec City Marriott Downtown

    The Quebec City Marriott Downtown is a major hotel located just outside the walled city. The hotel’s spacious, modern rooms are a big plus, as are the location and the underground parking lot, which make the Marriott Downtown perfect for anyone looking to discover everything Québec City has to offer by car or on foot.

  • Hotels on Parliament Hill

    Being outside the walled Old City, hotels on Parliament Hill tend to be more spacious, with more rooms and a wider range of amenities. Plus, they’re close enough that you can still see the city on foot! Head to the Plains of Abraham for some fresh air and exercise or stroll over to Grande Allée for the food and nightlife. From Parliament Hill you’ll also be close to some of the city’s most fascinating residential neighbourhoods, including Montcalm and Saint‑Jean‑Baptise.
     

    10 Hôtel Château Laurier Québec

    Château Laurier is a grand hotel located just outside the entrance to Old Québec, with the Plains of Abraham on one side and Grande Allée on the other. It enjoys an excellent reputation and is known for its eco‑friendly and franco‑friendly approach to hospitality. Indeed, the hotel’s administration is dedicated to promoting the French language and adopting sustainable practices. The gorgeous rooms, year-round wellness spa, and pool make Château Laurier a prestigious establishment perfect for a vacation.

  • 11 Hilton Québec

    Located just across from the Québec City Convention Centre, the Hilton Québec is very popular with business travellers. With its gym, heated outdoor pool, and 24/7 business centre, the Hilton has everything you need for an enjoyable stay. Plus, every one of the hotel’s 571 rooms offers a spectacular view of the city. The Hilton Québec is currently closed for major renovations and is set to reopen in December 2020.
     

  • 12 Delta Hotels Québec

    Delta Hotels Québec is just steps away from the Québec City Convention Centre—an ideal location for visiting the city’s many attractions. Guests choose from a wide selection of modern, sumptuous rooms and have access to a fabulous heated outdoor pool in every season.

  • Hotels in the Old Port and Petit-Champlain

    Staying in the Lower Town puts you right beside the Old Port and Petit Champlain—two of the city’s most charming and memorable districts, with the St. Lawrence River on one side and the cliffs of Cap Diamant on the other. Getting to the Upper Town is easy: just walk up Côte de la Montagne or take the funicular.

    13 Auberge Saint-Antoine

    Auberge Saint‑Antoine is a boutique hotel with all the amenities you need for a luxury stay, including a private movie theatre, a wellness centre, and a restaurant with a CAA/AAA four‑diamond rating. Located on a major historical site, the hotel pays tribute to Québec City’s 4 centuries of history with numerous artefacts dating from the 1600s in the rooms and common areas. The Auberge is just steps away from Musée de la civilisation and Petit‑Champlain, in a setting perfect for a classy and relaxing vacation.

    National and International Awards

    • Best Hotel in Canada according to Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • A member of Relais & Châteaux, an international association of luxury hotels
    • 8th Best Hotel in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 10th Best Hotel for Romance in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
  • 14 Hôtel 71

    This boutique hotel is notable for its sophisticated contemporary style. Set in a historic building and former bank, its architectural details never cease to impress. Hôtel 71 was designed with plenty of inviting spaces for meetings and conversation, including a library, espresso lounge, powder room, as well as a wine and spirits bar, not to mention Il Matto, a fabulous Italian restaurant that’s very popular with locals.

    National and International Awards

    • 10th Best Hotel in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 14th Best Hotel for Romance in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
  • 15 Hôtel Le Priori

    Located on a pretty pedestrian street in a historic building that dates back to 1734, Le Priori is a cozy and plush boutique hotel. You’ll love the authentic interior design featuring brick and stone walls, not to mention the gourmet breakfast included in your stay.

    National and International Awards

    • 9th Best Hotel for Romance in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 12th Best Small Hotel in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 13th Best Hotel for Quality of Service in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
  • 16 Hôtel Le Germain Québec

    Le Germain is a Canadian chain of small luxury hotels with a well‑deserved reputation for distinction. Located in the art gallery and antiques district, this boutique hotel is utterly chic and refined, with interiors of exposed wood and original stone.

    National and International Awards

    • One of the Top 10 hotels in Canada - Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 12th Best Small Hotel in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 23rd Best Hotel in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 23rd Best Hotel for Romance in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
  • 17 Le Saint-Pierre

    The famous Auberge Saint-Pierre is a favourite among travellers looking for an intimate and welcoming environment. Located in a historic building that dates back to the 1800s, this boutique hotel is known for its exceptional service and idyllic interior design. Located in the Old Port just behind Musée de la civilisation, it’s a perfect launch pad for exploring iconic Old Québec.

  • 18 Hôtel des Coutellier

    Located just across from the train station, Hôtel des Coutellier is one of the city’s best‑kept secrets. The modern interior is sober and enveloping, making it a favourite with travellers. A stay at Hôtel des Coutellier is a chance to taste the boreal cuisine at Légende, which boasts a four‑diamond CAA/AAA rating. With breakfast included and delivered to your room, you’ll be living in the lap of luxury.

    National and International Awards

    • 15th Best Hotel for Romance in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
    • 17th Best Hotel for Quality of Service in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
  • 19 Hôtel Port-Royal

    Hôtel Port‑Royal is a warm and welcoming hotel with an extensive selection of luxury suites and apartments. The style combines modern design and noble materials like wood, brick, and stone. Each suite is unique and comes with a fully equipped kitchenette. Located just beside the marina, Hôtel Port-Royal is the perfect place for a memorable vacation.
     

  • 20 Royal Dalhousie Apartments

    Just across the way from the cruise ship terminal lie the magnificent tourist residences that are the Royal Dalhousie Apartments. These high‑end units are modern and sophisticated and boast an incredible view of the St. Lawrence River. Stay in Québec City in comfort and style in this unique historic establishment.


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