The Best Cheap Hotels to Book in Quebec, Canada

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Cobblestoned streets, pastry shops, glistening rivers and lakes, even the odd black bear – Québec throws together the best of France and Canada to thrilling effect. When it comes to hotels to stay at in Canada’s predominantly French-speaking province, the choices are equally compelling, from an old 1920s bank to a spot that’s ideal for whale-watching – and you don’t have to empty your bank account to find the perfect digs. Here are some of the best cheap options and hotel deals in Québec.

1. Auberge Québec Issime, for home-from-home coziness

Budget Hotel

Auberge Québec Issime with its brick exterior and lawns in front
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Staying over at Auberge Québec Issime feels more like visiting a family member than checking into a hotel. This pretty, self-catering cottage has a shared kitchen with a wooden counter that’s perfect for breakfast with the kids or hanging out with pals. The rooms are gorgeously designed, with chandeliers and roll-top baths, and there’s even a piano in the house for singalongs.

2. Manoir du Lac Delage, for lakeside living

Budget Hotel

Manoir du Lac Delage grounds with fire pit and chairs surrounding on lawns
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Step outside of Manoir du Lac Delage and you just about fall into the pretty Lake Delage. Expect stunning views, both of the lake and the wooded expanse beyond, at a cheap hotel in Québec that’s perfect for a quick break away from it all. Adding to the charm is a water feature, country-chic interiors – including elegant furniture and ornamental woodwork – electric fireplaces and therapeutic baths.

3. Hebert Hotel, for an excellent Becancour location

Budget Hotel

A double at the Hebert Hotel with London bus artwork on the wall and a blue throw on the bed
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Plonked in the center of Becancour, Hebert Hotel has a great location, close to sights like Boucher de Niverville Manor, the Pierre Boucher Museum, the Michel Mill of Gentilly and the Old Prison of Trois-Rivieres. This is also the ideal hotel to catch a sports game – Becancour Arena and the Trois-Rivieres Hippodrome are both nearby – or hit the area’s slopes for some cross-country skiing or snowmobiling.

5. Hôtel Plante, for Gaspé Bay views

Budget Hotel

A stunning orange sunset over the Hôtel Plante with the hills beyond
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Offering magnificent views of Gaspé Bay, Hôtel Plante is known for its wide range of accommodation. Whether it’s for a short trip, family holiday or for a longer stay, you’ll get everything from a studio apartment with a kitchenette all the way up to a family suite. Chances are, you’ll be spending a lot of time at the indoor pool, which is a wonderfully tranquil space thanks to its large windows and mural of a raging river.

6. Hotel Le Saint-Germain, for opulence on a budget

Boutique Hotel

Hotel Le Saint-Germain lounge and dining area with modern art and large windows
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Set in a beautiful 1920s bank, Hotel Le Saint-Germain has the grandest of interiors with a high ceiling, imposing columns and a huge fireplace that acts as the centerpiece of the lounge area. There are just 60 rooms here, half of which are in the original bank building. Expect the full boutique experience, including Egyptian cotton, bamboo linens and Nespresso machines in the suites, and in-room massages.

7. Le Beluga, for easy access to whale-watching trips

Budget Hotel

Le Beluga exterior with sign at dusk with lawns in front
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Perfect for those who want to experience Québec’s natural beauty, Le Beluga sits in a wilderness state in the modern village of Tadoussac at the mouth of the Saguenay River. As the name suggests, you don’t have to look too far to find the local wildlife. Located a short way from Tadoussac Bay, Le Beluga is near the spot from where whale watching cruises and black bear-spotting trips take off.

8. Hôtel Chicoutimi, for jewel-toned interiors

Budget Hotel

Hôtel Chicoutimi room with vibrant art, exposed beams, bespoke seats and shaggy rug
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This eco-friendly four-star hotel is known for its spacious and modern rooms, which offer views of the Saguenay River or the local cathedral. Refreshingly, suites here all differ wildly when it comes to décor. Budget options have an intimate feel, with local artwork against the walls and original wooden floorboards hinting at the hotel’s rich history that stretches back to 1899.

9. Gite Almatoit, for rustic charm

Budget Hotel

Wooden floors in a room at Gite Almatoit with mounted antlers and a wooden desk
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Sitting pretty on the side of the hill and slightly set back from the main road near the Saguenay River, Gite Almatoit is a striking white timber building that dates back to 1905. The five rooms at the bed and breakfast all have different themes and come with rustic furnishings and wooden floors. Try the breakfast made with local produce, or soak up the lush green surroundings from the porch.

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