Hôtel de Glace - Valcartier, QC

1-Night Stay for Two with Sleeping Bags, Cocktail, and Hot Tub and Sauna Access at Hôtel de Glace in Quebec.

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Hôtel de Glace: Palace of Snow and Carved Ice

Quebec’s Hôtel de Glace stands amid snow-covered hills like an icy citadel in a fairy tale. The hotel’s domes and columns have been molded from 500 tons of ice and 30,000 tons of snow—the same materials used to carve the interior’s sparkling chandeliers and one-of-a-kind sculptures. The structure is as intricate as a snowflake and as ephemeral: the hotel closes its doors by late March, and by the time summer rolls around, the frozen palace has completely melted away.

Upon arrival, you can sip welcome cocktails at the gleaming ice bar. To warm up, head outside to the nordic spa’s hot tubs and sauna. Guided tours reveal intricacies of the hotel’s construction. Each ice-walled standard guest room has a bed made from a thick slab of ice topped with wooden slats, a mattress, and nordic sleeping bags certified for subarctic temperatures to help keep you warm and dry. You’ll also be entitled to a backup room at the onsite Hotel Valcartier, where you can leave your bags and use the showers.

Quebec City, Quebec: Centuries-Old City with Historic Attractions

Home to more than half a million mostly French-speaking people, Quebec’s capital city ranks among the oldest in North America. Within the walls of Old Quebec (founded in 1608) are cobblestone streets and examples of 17th-century colonial architecture. One is the neoclassical Notre-Dame de Québec Cathedral, which has a soaring nave adorned with gold moulding.

Year-round attractions include the majestic Montmorency Falls, accessible via trails and a cable car. There’s also the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, dedicated to preserving Québécois art from all eras, and the Ursuline Convent, which was founded in 1639 and is one of the oldest women’s institutions of learning in the Western Hemisphere.

What You Get

  • $349 for a 1-night for two in an Ice Hotel standard room, valid for check-in Sunday–Thursday stays; not valid for Friday or Saturday stays (up to an $849 value)

May stay on Friday or Saturday night for extra fee, starting at $100/night, subject to availability.


Policies and Fees

Book by: 1/13/18
Travel: 1/3/19–3/16/19

  • Cancellation policy and fees: All reservation modifications subject to $50 fee; 30-day modifications notice fee of $350 applies.
  • Taxes: 14.975% tax and 3.5% lodging tax not included (charged at the time you make your reservation).

Amenities

  • Nordic spa with outdoor hot tubs and sauna (9 p.m.–8 a.m.)
  • Ice and snow sculptures
  • Cocktail at the Ice bar
  • Guided tours and training sessions
  • Back-up room at Hotel Valcartier (onsite)

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 1/13/19 or promotional value expires
  • Valid for travel 1/3/19–3/16/19
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 1 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability; contact Hôtel de Glace at 1 888 384-5524 for specific availability
  • All reservation modifications subject to $50 fee; 30-day modification notice or fee of $350 applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Must be 18 or older to consume alcohol
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Must use promotional value in 1 visit
  • 14.975% tax and 3.5% lodging tax not included (charged at the time you make your reservation)
  • Valid for check-in Sunday–Thursday; may stay on Friday or Saturday night for extra fee, starting at $100/night, subject to availability.

Other Details

Room Details

Standard Room

  • One queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 10 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: please contact the property for handicap accessibility requests or options.
  • Upgrades: may stay on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night for extra fee, starting at $150/night, subject to availability.

Getting There

  • Nearest airport: Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB; 12 mi/19 km)
  • Nearest transit stop: De La Faune, via Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC)
  • Cab fare: about $55 from YQB, including a 15% tip

Traveler's Tips

  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Passports must be valid for at least six months after the date of travel, and contain at least two blank visa pages.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department’s website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
  • The vast majority of Quebec City residents are native French speakers, though more than a third can speak English.

Customer Reviews

(561 ratings)

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Devon L. ·
13 ratings   2 reviews  
· April 8, 2019
This trip was absolutely awesome! The hotel de glacé was beautiful (fun carvings) and the ice bar had delish drinks & fun music. The hotel Valcartier had beautiful rooms. Bora Bora water park was a blast and so warm to escape the cold and the aroma spa was soothing and relaxing esp transitioning from indoor to outdoor pools. Only negative was air Canada flights being delayed. Overall wonderful!

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Brittany L. ·
6 ratings   3 reviews  
· March 14, 2019
We had the best stay here! Totally worth the money. There was so much to do on the compound and the stay in the Hotel de Glace was unforgettable!

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Gail M. ·
1 rating   1 review  
· February 15, 2019
Very fun experience! The hotel itself is an artist marvel! Highly recommend!
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