Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, the most charming hotel in Quebec, is endowed with rich history and modern innovations. I believe that staying in Château Frontenac is every tourist’s dream. However, the accommodation is expensive by normal standards. Is it worth to spend at least 450 CAD for staying there one night? Today I am going to write a detailed review for Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac to help make your decision.
In my personal view, scenery& culture are the heart of Château Frontenac. When I stayed in here, I felt I was in the Frontenac’s Age. The ancient furnishings imparted an air of elegance to the hotel. From my room’s window, I could see the breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River. Each night I fell asleep with the music of the river chimes, and each morning I woke up with gentle clops. Such antique and leisurely flavor made me forget all my worries.
Tips: Some rooms in Château Frontenac haven’t views. So ask for a river view or a view of the old city in advance.
The service in this hotel is excellent. The staff was very gracious and helpful.
Tips: Château Frontenac doesn’t provide free Breakfast buffet ($28/person) which is worth a try.
Château Frontenac has a great location! It’s very convenient for tourists because it’s very close to landscapes, restaurants, and gift shops. On the outside of the hotel are the stunning sceneries of the Old Quebec City. I loved to walk along these meandering cobblestone streets to explore this ancient city. However, I have to mention that Château Frontenac does not provide shuttle bus to the airport. You can arrive there by taxi, public transportation, or driving.
Tips: Taking taxi from airport charges you around $43. Parking in the hotel charges you $34 per day.
My room was cozy, and the bed was very comfortable. Facilities in my room included air-conditioner, alarm clock, cable television, Wi-Fi, hair dryer, iron, telephone, mini bar, and video check-out. Because I was sensitive skin, hotel offered me hypo allergenic duvets.
Tips: There are no microwave ovens. Besides, mini-fridges and Wi-Fi charge money.
The expense of staying here was not cheap, but I found some great deals on Expedia. Booking on Expedia helped me save almost $100 per day.
Tips: If you decide to reserve a room on Expedia, the earlier you book, the lower price you get.
The table below is a comparison of price on official website and Expedia.
|Official Price||Expedia Price|
|Fairmont Room||From $549||From $335|
|Deluxe||From $569||From $319|
|Fairmont Gold||From $799||From $463|
|Executive Suite||From $2549||N/A|