Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

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1 Rue des Carrieres, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4P5, Canada
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Set in the heart of Quebec, this resort is close to Musee du Fort, Place Royale, as well as Parliament Building. Additional attractions include Battlefields Park.

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Le Chateau Frontenac include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool, a children's pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. Spa amenities include spa services, massage/treatment rooms, beauty services, and a hair salon. This 4.0 star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, secretarial services, and a technology helpdesk. High speed Internet access is available in public areas. This Quebec property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit space. The property offers an airport shuttle (surcharge). Wedding services, limo/town car service, translation services, and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café, a concierge desk, and multilingual staff.

There are 618 guestrooms at Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. Beds come with premium bedding. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are offered. Bathrooms feature makeup/shaving mirrors, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In addition to complimentary weekday newspapers, guestrooms offer multi line phones with voice mail. Televisions have video game consoles and pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic check out, and electronic/magnetic keys. Guests may request hypo allergenic bedding and wake up calls. Housekeeping is available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.

Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Self parking: C$ 26 per day
  • Valet parking: C$ 31 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Swimming Pool
Fitness Center
Spa Services
Internet Access
Laundry Services
Business Center
Meeting Rooms
Cribs Available
Pets Allowed
Air conditioning
Connecting Rooms
Room Service

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Los Angeles, California, USA

One of the most iconic hotels in the world, this beautiful hotel is a must-see, even if you are not staying here. Stroll through the lobby or grab a bite or drink inside.

Recommended for:Luxury TravelersHistory Buffs
Sydney, Australia

The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac in the Old Québéc City is a huge imposing castle like luxury hotel that is the focal point of the old city. The hotel is fabulous, the staff are fabulous and the rooms are beautiful. Just don’t have the breakfast buffet. It is unfortunately the worst Fairmont breakfast I have every had.

Recommended for:Family TravelersLuxury Travelers
Bedford, New Hampshire, USA

I read that this is the most photographed hotel in the world, and with good reason! The architecture is gorgeous and the hotel's position overlooking the river is iconic. Well worth a visit even if you don't stay here!

Recommended for:Luxury TravelersHistory BuffsArt & Design Lovers
Foster City, California, USA

Located in Od Quebec, this iconic 5 star hotel has breathtaking views of the St Lawrence River the old fortified city, which is designated as Unesco World Heritage site.

Recommended for:Family TravelersLuxury TravelersTrendsters
Anchorage, Alaska, USA

The most photographed hotel in the world, Chateau Frontenac is the symbol of Quebec City. It is even prettier up close. You can't miss it.

Recommended for:Luxury TravelersHistory BuffsAdventure TravelersArt & Design Lovers

In the vieux Ville de Québec, it feels like you're walking on history!
Every first everything it's here!

Recommended for:Outdoor EnthusiastsHistory BuffsAdventure TravelersArt & Design Lovers
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

This is a historic hotel in Old Quebec, and although I didn't quite go inside or very near it, it was lovely to look at from the boardwalk.

Recommended for:Family TravelersTrendstersArt & Design Lovers
San Francisco, California, USA

One of the world's most iconic hotel buildings with lovely views across the St Lawrence River. Le Chateau Frontenac has a great situation in the heart of Vieux-Québec.

Recommended for:Luxury Travelers
Savannah, Georgia, USA

Beautiful property worth the stay but it is expensive and the age of the property means soundproofing isn't modern. For example, I could hear a crying baby from across the hall when inside our rooms. Perched high with great views.

At least stop by and maybe have a drink.

Recommended for:Luxury TravelersArt & Design Lovers
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

We didn't stay at this hotel, but since it is probably the most distinguishing feature of Quebec City, we had to go here and take pictures of it.

Recommended for:Family TravelersArt & Design Lovers
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

I cannot comment on the rooms, but the outside appearance of this historic hotel is quite impressive. It dominates the skyline for Quebec's Old Town and fits it nicely with the theme of buildings.

Recommended for:Luxury TravelersTrendsters
Brooklyn, New York State, USA

beautiful hotel from the outside. A little weathered on the inside. Large hotel so expect the throngs of tourist milling about,
Good location though to explore the city

Recommended for:Family TravelersHistory BuffsLuxury Travelers

Breath taking hotel from the outside and historical within its walls. It is the first thing you see when driving into the Plaza Royale and it is such a magnificent site. Definitely take the steps up from the plaza to the upper part if the city. It was also the hotel where President Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and king met in secrecy to discuss strategies for WWII which is super cool!

Recommended for:History BuffsStudentsBackpackers
Queens, New York State, USA

My favorite part of Quebec City. An absolutely beautiful piece of architecture - so luxurious and grandeur! I did not take the opportunity to stay at the Chateau, however walked inside and out to the back where there is a Starbucks, allowing you to exit to face the St. Lawrence river. The lobby was exquisite and absolutely luxurious! Next time I find myself in Quebec City, I will absolutely splurge on a nights stay!

Recommended for:History BuffsLuxury Travelers
Harrow, Ontario

For three days I felt like a princess The best place to celebrate Anything!

Williamsburg, Virginia

An absolutely gorgeous historic hotel that looks like a castle. The views are amazing!

Tallahassee, Florida

They have a beautiful, open outdoor bar area, Bar St. Laurent, where you can go and enjoy drinks and fabulous views of the river. Although you have to enter the hotel to get to the lounge, you don't have to be staying there to enjoy the atmosphere. Eric Clapton, or his look alike, was out on the deck when we went. Super, super cool place. Very romantic.

Decorah, Iowa
First to Review

Even though it is an extremely expensive place to stay or even eat, it truly is not something to be missed. A tour of the building is a wonderful way to see how incredible it truly is. If you do get the chance though it is worth the splurging on one meal to eat there.

Hamilton, Canada

Aside from its breathtaking beauty from the outside, this historic hotel has been meticulously renovated. Each room I've stayed in over the years has been different and interesting with a view of either the St. Lawrence river or Old city. The biggest thrill after exploring all the ballroom halls and grand stairways is taking dinner in the Champlain Room. This dining experience shouldn't be rushed because the care and attention you'll receive here is one of a kind. Before television channels exploded with celebrity chefs, the Frontenac has had guests satisfied with the knowledge that they had gourmet meals with the finest of local and international ingredients. Take a moment to read about the famous guests and conferences while you imagine yourself walking in their footsteps. If you can take in a New Years grand ballroom celebration you'll not only get a gourmet dinner but some of the best orchestras have entertained as you dance into the night. Breakfast and lunch in the Terrace Restaurant buffet is always worth it's price with good people-watching on the Duffern Terrace. There is so much more to say about this lovely hotel, but I encourage you to discover its charms one day by yourself.


This hotel stay is all about the prestige and bragging rights. Sure, I can now say that I stayed at the famous Chateau Frontenac but lets get down to brass tacks; the food - meh; certainly nothing to write home about or remember, for that matter.. The amenities - nothing out of the ordinary. The service staff were wonderful but nothing justifies those prices. It's more like a 3 1/2 star hotel passing as a 5 star due to its history. I enjoyed it all the more for not having had to pay the bill. And sure, I'd go back, so long as it was on somebody else's dime.


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Internet Access
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Dining & Drinks
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or cafe
Fitness & Recreation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Shopping on site
  • Ski-in/ski-out access
  • Terrace
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Spa services on site
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Health club
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Pets allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 23
  • Wedding services
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • ATM/banking
  • Ski storage
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
In-Room Dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bathrobes
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 611
  • Number of floors - 18
  • Year Built 1893
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

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