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Hotel des Coutellier
Ranked #10 of 102 Hotels in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights after a 2 night stay at the Frontenac. This is a small hotel across the street from the Farmer's Market. Everything was within easy walking distance- we never needed cabs, etc. The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were not huge, but definitely large and luxurious. We loved the breakfast hung by the door each morning! Nice touch and allowed us to relax in the morning, which was the goal of our trip. The beds and linens were very comfortable, robes provided were the softest of any hotel I've stayed at in the past. We didn't eat in the restaurant, but the sidewalk cafe/bar were a nice place to have a drink in the afternoon. The hotel even provides an iPad in the lobby with Wi-Fi for convenience.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Large and quiet room, very comfortable bed and luxurious linens. Good air conditioning. Friendly staff. Breakfast across the street worked out well. Close to good restaurants and walking distance to museums.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

From the time we entered the lobby this hotel ticked all the boxes for me. The lobby decor is beautiful, stone wall, fireplace, with coffee/tea, muffins, croissants, and fruit available. The front desk staff are very friendly and spoke very good english. The room decor did not disappoint either, our room was not large but big enough, with a keurig and coffee and green tea. However, my husband drinks orange pekoe or english breakfast tea neither of which was available for the keurig, this was disappointing when we sat down to enjoy our breakfast bag. They provided glass stemware (a must in a good hotel for me), mugs, and small plates in the room to be used with your breakfast bag as well. The breakfast bag is an awesome idea, as others have said it is placed outside your door at 7am on a hook. The first morning we had two orange juice, two croissants, two muffins and two apple sauce with jam and butter. The second day it was the same but with yogurt instead of apple sauce, the breakfast bag was a perfect start to the day. The room also came equiped with very nice fulffy robes. The bathroom was very nice, beautiful large fluffy towels (another must in a good hotel for me), the shower head was large and very nice.
One of the days we stayed it rained very hard and after a few hours of walking in the rain we decided to just give in and go back to our room. We got a movie from the front desk and sat in with some wine and snacks, I thought it was a very nice touch to provide movies for such times as when the weather doesn't fit into your plans.
Overall, this hotel ticked all the boxes and we would return, we have already recommended this hotel and will continue to recommend it to family and friends.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

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The staff were bilingual and it was easy to communicate in English, even though I wanted to practice my French. It was in a relatively good location just outside of the Old City and basically everything I wanted was within walking distance (did not take a cab or transit at all). The room prices were excellent for the amenities and the rooms seemed like they had been recently updated...very nice! The beds and pillows were very comfortable, the shower head was large and great for a hot shower after a long day, there was a mini-fridge, mini-bar (did not use), microwave, large toaster oven, bowls, utensils, mugs, cups, a Keurig machine, etc. If I was with my boyfriend, we could have easily stayed in the hotel without a regard for what was happening outside! There is English and French television, and a bedside stands that also detaches to be a breakfast tray if you'd like to eat in bed. They deliver a basic (but good) breakfast to your door at 7am, but they just hang it on the hook beside your door for you to access when you wake up. There is also free coffee/tea to make with the Keurig. Overall, a lovely stay in a beautiful city! But be sure to bring your walking shoes! Those hills are killer! :)

...and the "LESS POSITIVES":

I wish you could choose what kind of breakfast you wanted. For example, we were given vanilla and peach yogurt the one day, but I can't eat either of those. I also wish there was an option for K-cups, we had one green tea, one espresso, and one other "blend", but it would have been nice to have at least two of each so we could both have the same, if we wanted.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Ashlyne O
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

We just returned to Massachusetts after four nights in Quebec City. This hotel was perfect in all respects. The rooms were tastefully done (we had a superior king). We walked everywhere from this hotel---walked to the ferry to cross the river, took a long walk to the Plains of Abraham (climbed the 386 stairs!), all restaurants and museums within walking distance...hotel staff were so friendly and willing to offer suggestions for lunch/dinner, sightseeing, etc. ...the breakfast prepared for us every morning (found outside our door in an insulated bag was just enough to jump start our day! We highly recommend the Hotel des Coutellier!

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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

Lovely little place to stay in Quebec City. Reception staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. We were orientated to the area and taken outside to be shown where to catch a bus. The room was clean, fresh and ever so comfortable. The bathroom was well supplied and clean.
The location was great such that one could walk comfortably through interesting streets to the lower town and walk back down from the upper town.
I would stay here again and recommend this hotel to anyone.
The price was worth every cent.

Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
Thank S D C
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Jean-Sebastien_Page, General Manager at Hotel des Coutellier, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2013

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at our Hotel. We are pleased to know that your visit was very enjoyable.

We look forward to serve you again soon and we are happy to consider you among our distinguished customers.

Jean-Sébastien Pagé
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

Great location!Walking distance from VIA station, bus station and local bus stops:)
I could access to everywhere very easily and port is near:)

The local bus stop is just 1 minute walk, the bus 400 which is going to the Quebec Aquarium!

Staffs are very friendly and room was very very nice.
Breakfast is delivered at the door and we can eat in the room, set up coffees,
plates with lovely meal :)

I will definitely stay here next time visiting!

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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Hotel des Coutellier

Address: 253 rue St-Paul | 253, rue St-Paul, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8C1, Canada
Region: Canada > Quebec > Quebec City
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Quebec City
#11 Business Hotel in Quebec City
#15 Family Hotel in Quebec City
Price Range: £95 - £223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel des Coutellier 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in downtown Quebec, in the heart of Old Quebec City, Hotel des Coutellier is one of the nicest and charming Old Port Inn. For a romantic weekend getaway, a hotel meeting, honeymoon or family vacations, one of our hotel package will fulfill your needs. ... more   less 
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