Rooms under £100: Quebec City

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Quebec was one of the first European settlements in North America. Discover its old world charm in these cosy Canadian boltholes Saturday, 18 October 2014

By Jo Boissevain

01 Alt Hotel Quebec
Enjoy bar facilities, free wi-fi and newspapers at this tower hotel, 20 minutes from the centre. You can breakfast at stylish sister restaurant Le Bistango, or the shopping mall opposite. Boutiquey bedrooms come in two sizes, all with fabulous beds and views for those at the top. Valet parking is a bonus in tourist season. Doubles from £81. althotels.ca

02 Hotel Manoir Victoria
This haven in beautiful Vieille Ville has a grand reception area, Nordic-inspired restaurant, spa and pool, plus a bistro where under-sixes eat for free. If you're after views, splash out on an upper-floor room. Itchy feet? Cross-country skiing, cycling trails and golf are all close by. Doubles from £85. manoir-victoria.com

03 Auberge L'Autre Jardin
This three-storey, eco-friendly hotel is housed in an former industrial building just outside the city, in St Roch. Its 28 good-sized bedrooms have an African, Asian or a South American theme, breakfast is generous and mostly fair trade, there's indoor parking for bikes and free wi-fi. Doubles from £63. autrejardin.com

04 Acacias Bed & Breakfast
This warm, bright B&B is walking distance from restaurants and cafes and a 10-minute bus ride from the Old Town. There's free parking and wi-fi plus a little back garden scented with lilac. Breakfast is a charming Continental affair with a German slant, and helpful host Marc knows the city inside out. From £55 for two. bbacacias.com

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Published in the October 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)

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