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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Recently we attended Cafe Chez Sam following our whale watching trip. We had time to spend before we went horseback riding. The staff at the cafe were friendly, eccentric, their energy was contagious and the ambiance was very familiar. It brought me back to visiting my grandparents with the antique furniture and very used (and clean) atmosphere. We ordered a...

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Calgary
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Inexpensive hotel. Interesting place. A lot of noise until 10:30 and then quiet. Had a good sleep. Breakfast was a lot of things set out in the kitchen, like Harvest Crunch Cereal, bread. Milk and jam were in the fridge. Not great. Felt like a hostel. Good food the night before: bison curry.

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was a 1 night stay on our way to a whale watching excursion. The place is eclectic with a lot of character. Owners are very nice and social. It's more of a hostel feel than B&B; compact and clean, with oddities such a toilet bowl in the corner of your room (we lucked out and had an actual tiny...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We have been desperately looking for a free room in the surrounding and finally landed chez Sam late in the evening, with only beds left in the bigger dormitory. We were do happy to have dinner served despite late hours! Fabulous local cuisine! The dormitory is very simple and could deserve some improvement such a ladder to climb on the...

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and the building itself is rustic and beautiful but few comforts for a family with young children. While our room had enough sleeping for a family of 4, it fell short on a few other conveniences for a young family: a very small bathroom with only a small stand-up shower, limited power outlets and limited menu. It's in...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We loved our stay in Café chez Sam. The location, in a calm street, 100m away of the highway is excellent. The view on the river is extremly beautiful! You can spot whales from here. The staff was very kind, helpfull and they really make you feel at home. The rooms are a bit small, but it makes it really...

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oaxaca
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Great little place just a couple of minute drive from the whale watching depot. Owners and staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. I would return there in a minute. We arrived rather late, but staff was willing to prepare dinner from the regular menu. While waiting for a table, we were able to order a bottle of wine to sip...

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Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Just off a 3-hour zodiac whale watching cruise we went in search for a quick bite. I remembered Trip Advisor had high ratings for Chez Sam so we headed there. Little did we know we wouldn't want to leave! The ambience, the fresh-picked home-grown and home-made foods, the eclectic feel of the whole inn, and the warmth of the hosts,...

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Nieuwerkerk aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Chez Sam looks a bit touristy from the outside, with christmas lights and all, but behind that cheapish facade a fine restaurant is hidden! Pleasant atmosphere, and some really good home style cooking. Try the cassoulet, with wapiti and bison sausages. It's great! We had a nice (belgian) waiter as well. Alors, well recommended,

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Toronto
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We recently (July/14) at Chez Sam and were rewarded with a great experience. We were in the area for whale-watching, just like everybody else. Chez Sam was a better option for us than staying in one of the many Tadoussac hotels across the river that cater to the whale-watching tourists. The home-cooked meals by Sonia were very tasty (note: limited...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Cafe Chez Sam

Address: 300 rue Leclerc, Baie Sainte-Catherine, Quebec G0T 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Quebec > Baie Sainte-Catherine
Price Range: £65 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cafe Chez Sam 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had the large room; one double bed, two bunks”
 of 5 bubbles CalgaryMarcoPolo, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The en suites are best, though not the type of en suite one would think you would get. More like a washroom inside the bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Mezcal_Tours, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you need some space, ask for the biggest room they have. None are very expensive. Rooms at the front have a view of the bay (amazing sunrises).”
 of 5 bubbles Dave_In_Oakville, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Room on the sea side are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Mattia_Trip, 30 Jun 2011 | Read review
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