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21 ave Ste-Genevieve, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4B1 Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
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Updated 20-06-23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 105 hotels in Quebec City
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A few steps away from the Citadel, Chateau Frontenac, the Governor's Garden, the Dufferin Terrace, historical sites and the Convention Center, Maison du Fort offers the charm and elegance of its almost two centuries old home including modern comfort.This Georgian style house was built in 1851 by Charles Baillarge, architect. An ideal location for travelers interested in unforgettable attractions for the Old Quebec City. History lovers will appreciate our many museums and 19th century streets. Excellent restaurants in the area are available for all gourmet eaters; shoppers will enjoy nearby boutiques and galleries.European atmosphere and fine service await you at Maison du Fort...
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Blackout curtains
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Ian P wrote a review Sep. 2020
Toronto, Canada3 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked at the last minute and in this Covid world - who knows what it will be like. Marielle, the owner and proprietor, was a lovely host and in spite of the drastic change to her business, everything was in great condition and extremely comfortable. The convenience of the location is perfect regardless of whether you are digging into history or shopping. Marielle, like so many in Quebec City residents, can trace her roots to the original settlers of the 1600's, so she is genuinely interested in helping you experience what Quebec City offers. You can't lose in this choice.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Marielle R, Owner at Maison du Fort
Responded Sep. 4, 2020
Thank you for the fantastic feedback, Ian. We're so pleased you had a great experience with us, and we are happy to read that you enjoyed exploring Québec city from our hotel. You are so right the location can't be beat. We look forward to welcoming you back again. All the best. Marielle
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Travel689300 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Cambridge, Canada3 contributions1 helpful vote
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We arrived and we were greeted with unbelievable kindness. The room was clean and as beautiful as the picture depicted on the site. The woman running the hotel couldn't do enough for us we just loved her!!!! We would absolutely stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from hotelmaisondufort, Owner at Maison du Fort
Responded Jan. 15, 2020
Dear traveller Thank you very much for having chosen us for your recent stay in Québec city and many thanks for you kind words. Hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you again very soon.
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LoveMyTrips wrote a review May 2020
Chicago, Illinois21 contributions16 helpful votes
I stayed at Hotel Maison du Fort twice in the last 2 summers. The first time I stayed in its standard room and the next time in its superior room. First, the location is very convenient, within the walls of Old Quebec City just a couple minutes walk from Hotel Chateau Frontenac. It is very close to a lot of restaurants. Yet, it is located in a quiet street near a courtyard facing the Dufferin Terrace. It is a very pleasant walk out from the hotel everyday. The hotel is very well-maintained and clean while maintaining its history and character. It has a simple old-world charm without trying excessively. The décor is beautiful and elegant without being ostentatious. It is ideal for those seeking to stay in a small intimate property with its character. The innkeeper, Madame Marielle, is a lady with a personality and will add memory to your stay in this lovely city. I can tell that she has put her heart and soul to maintain this hotel. Although it is only a 2 -star property, you can only find that attention to details in a nice 4 star hotel or B&B, for instance, the nice curtains, the towels assembled in a lovely basket, welcoming note, etc. I ordered some roses to put in the room prior to my stay. I was expecting to have to pick it up from the front desk myself but the staff already put it in my room so it was a very refreshing sight when I checked into my room. The standard rooms are small but the hotel is honest about the size on its website. This kind of size is typical in the basic rooms of a lot of centrally located hotels in most old cities. So I expected it. The superior room is very spacious and has a nice sitting area to relax. The rooms are very clean. I noticed that even the floor underneath the bed was clean as I picked up my thing that I dropped on the floor by the bed. I would not want to stay elsewhere if I ever go to Quebec City again. It is the best 2-star hotel I have ever stayed. I will choose it over other 3 or 4 star properties in the area.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Room Tip: Request a room on 2nd and upper levels as you can hear people walking/talking when they check out...
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Isaac B wrote a review Feb. 2020
Bucksport, Maine9 contributions2 helpful votes
The Maison du Fort is a wonderful little hotel right in the heart of old Quebec. We stayed in the two bedroom suite on the top floor. The room was clean and cozy, with all of the amenities that we needed. Marielle is a wonderful host. She had great recommendations about places to eat, where to ski, and what to see and do at Carnaval. She was also very understanding when we arrived later than we had anticipated. The charm and location of this hotel make it a perfect place to stay when exploring Quebec. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: The two room suite is super quiet and private as it is on the top floor.
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Response from Marielle R, Owner at Maison du Fort
Responded Feb. 28, 2020
Dear Isaac Many thanks for taking time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to read that you and your friends had enjoyed our facilities. We are looking forward to welcome you back.
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Steven C wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Enjoyed a fantastic weekend in Quebec thanks in large part to Marielle, our wonderful host at Maison Du Fort! We arrived late on Friday during a blizzard. We accessed the building via a lockbox and a key to our room was left near the front door. The room was beautifully appointed and the building very well maintained. We enjoyed a light pastry breakfast the next morning and met Marielle, who gave us recommendations for Carnaval. She also provided us with Bonhomme effigy passes for the event, a very pleasant surprise! Though the weather was cold, the building was warm and felt very cozy. Hoping to visit again in the summer to enjoy Quebec in sunnier weather.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: Had a double bed room on the first floor - there was some street noise but closing the shutters...
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Response from hotelmaisondufort, Owner at Maison du Fort
Responded Feb. 19, 2020
Dear Steven Thank you very much for this glowing review. Very happy to read that you enjoyed our facilities. Looking forward to welcome you in a near futur. We have a wonderful Québec summer festival in July.
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US$131 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
maison du fort hotel quebec city, maison du fort quebec city
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CanadaQuebecQuebec CityDowntown Quebec City
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maison du Fort
Which popular attractions are close to Maison du Fort?
Nearby attractions include Old Quebec (0.3 km), Quartier Petit Champlain (0.3 km), and Upper Town (Haute-Ville) (0.2 km).
Which room amenities are available at Maison du Fort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What are some restaurants close to Maison du Fort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant Taniere, Le Continental, and Mary's Popcorn.
Is Maison du Fort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Quebec City.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Maison du Fort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Maison du Fort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Morrin Centre (0.4 km), Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec (0.4 km), and Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site (0.6 km).