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Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

1 rue des Carrieres, Quebec, QC, CA
Classic Preferred Hotel

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Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

Built in 1893, this landmark hotel is known for its castle-like architecture and opulent interiors. Famous guests have included Queen Elizabeth, Princess Grace, Alfred Hitchcock, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill. The history of the hotel and its site, which boasts over 400 years, is showcased through heritage elements and meticulous positioning of historical 400 year old artifacts within specially designed windows. In the 19th century, the hotel’s bricks were imported from Scotland to build the walls of the Castle. Today, the "Château Frontenac brick" is designed especially for the hotel, which ensures the preservation of the building architecture.

Hotel Overview

Old-world elegance
Surrounded by shops and restaurants, this grand hotel is situated on a bluff with views of Quebec City's Old Town, and is 1 block from a historical 19th-century fortress.
Premium bedding
Appointed with antique-style furnishings, 618 guestrooms and suites include premium bedding, bathrobes, coffee/tea makers, minibars, cable TVs, and high-speed Internet access.
Spa, health club
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac features a full-service spa and a health club with an indoor pool, children’s wading pool, spa tub, steam rooms, and fitness center.

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Fees

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CAD 29.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 16 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: CAD 16 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 34.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 50 per night
  • Refrigerator fee: CAD 35.00 per day
  • In-room microwave fee: CAD 35.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 30.00 per night

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

What to expect:

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Location

1 rue des Carrieres, Quebec, QC, CA

Airport:

YQB - Quebec City

ROOMS

Overview

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac totals 611 guestrooms on 18 floors – including 38 suites and 60 luxurious Fairmont Gold rooms (concierge floor) on 5 floors of its central tower. Guestrooms feature spectacular views of the St. Lawrence River, Québec City or inner court and gardens. The Fairmont Gold at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is truly a small deluxe hotel within a large hotel – or rather like a boutique hotel. Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is pleased to introduce its newly renovated Fairmont Gold floors. The four floors were not only completely renovated and refurbished, but the floors were also repositioned to the 12-14-15-16-17 floors of the main tower, thus providing extraordinary views of the city and river. The five Fairmont Gold floors total 60 guestrooms and suites and offer an impressive range of special services – very similar to those of a boutique style hotel. Guests of Fairmont Gold will enjoy a peaceful breakfast or cocktails in a luxurious private lounge atmosphere as they delight in the breathtaking panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River and Québec City. Fairmont Gold includes private check-in, personalized concierge service, private lounge with complimentary continental breakfast and Canapés at cocktail time and honour bar service.

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Pay movies
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • LCD TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

DETAILS

Property Amenities

Perched on a bluff overlooking the St. Lawrence River, this luxury hotel is in the heart of Old Quebec, The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac has undergone a 70 million dollar revitalization and modernization. The renovation of Quebec City’s landmark hotel has strengthened its positioning amongst the best hotels in the world. The revitalization and transformation of the Chateau Frontenac includes the renovation of guestrooms, renovation and expansion of the Fairmont Gold floors, transformation of the main lobby, expansion of the banquet areas, introduction of new restaurant concepts and addition of an urban spa.

The Spa du Chateau at Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac offers a wide range of high end services: body treatments, facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, waxing and personalized hairdressing packages for the bride and groom. Located adjacent to the Club Frontenac, Spa du Chateau is a great spot to have a natural and relaxing journey. The adjacent Heath Club, Club Frontenac boasts a fitness center, indoor pool whirlpool bath outdoor terrace and steam baths.

Other highlights include a business center, concierge desk, restaurants, bar/lounge, room service, and on-site shopping.

The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Indoor pool
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms - 611
  • Number of floors - 18
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Ski storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop or caf?
  • Health club
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Express check-in
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1893
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Number of buildings: 1

Number of floors: 18

Number of suites: 38

Number of rooms: 573

Policies

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Fees

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CAD 29.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 16 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: CAD 16 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 34.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 50 per night
  • Refrigerator fee: CAD 35.00 per day
  • In-room microwave fee: CAD 35.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 30.00 per night

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

Dining

Champlain
A classic landmark restaurant re-invented, featuring cutting edge regional cuisine created by one of Quebec’s hottest restaurant chefs - Stephane Modat. Blending the very best of its heritage features with the latest design trends, the Champlain creates a unique and memorable culinary discovery that is second to none.
1608 Wine & Cheese Bar
With more than 250 local cheeses, Quebec has nothing to envy others. Inspired by the year of Quebec City’s founding on the very exact site of this Bar, the new 1608 Wine & Cheese Bar will offer one of the largest varieties of top Quebec cheeses in Canada, sourced from its unique Cheese Room, and coupled with the top wine offerings the world has to offer. Overlooking the St. Lawrence River, this new bar showcase one of the province’s most stunning views.
Le Sam Bistro Evolutiv
Le Sam, a new “Bistro Evolutif”, inspired by the discoverer Samuel de Champlain - showcases some of Quebec’s hottest culinary trends offered in an informal, relaxed atmosphere featured from its showcase open kitchen. "High Tea with a twist” is served daily.
Starbucks
Located on the terrace level of the hotel. In addition to coffee and tea, serves sandwiches, pastas, salads, and pastries, which can be enjoyed on site or to go.
Le Café de la Terrasse
Casual restaurant and lounge located alongside the riverwalk with views of the St. Lawrence River. Serves regional cuisine for breakfast (buffet and à la carte), lunch, and dinner.
St. Laurent Bar & Lounge
Drinks and light meals are available daily in this sophisticated lobby-level lounge with a fireplace and panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River. Features unique martinis and single-malt scotch. Live jazz on select evenings.

Recreation

This Quebec hotel offers its guests extensive recreational opportunities, including a 48-foot indoor pool in an atrium complex that also features a spa tub and a children's wading pool. The fitness center has an elliptical-type trainer, two exercise bikes, two treadmills, free weights, exercise balls, and strength-training equipment.

Guests can enjoy the on-site toboggan run. An outdoor ice rink, open in winter, is within walking distance. It is also possible to cross-country ski on the Plains of Abraham, an expansive park located less than a mile from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Ice skating
  • Running track/path
  • Swimming