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Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello

392 Notre Dame, Montebello, Quebec J0V 1L0 Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#1 of 3 hotels in Montebello
Retreat to the charming countryside of Quebec! Quiet, private and peaceful — our exclusive resort manages to feel both grand and cozy at the same time. A Bucket List destination in itself, Fairmont Le Château Montebello is known for its rustic-chic flair, warm French-Canadian hospitality and cachet as the only resort within easy access of Canada’s capital. Set on 300 bucolic acres overlooking the Ottawa River, the landmark is a quintessential Canadian resort, with 210 guest rooms and suites. Soak in the 90 years of history at this former Canadian Pacific Railway hotel and private club, and take advantage of some 40 guest activities year-round. In true resort style, everything is right here. Lounge by the largest indoor hotel pool in Canada, swim and sunbathe outside, and luxuriate at the spa. Boat in to our marina. Play 18 holes of golf, a match of tennis, go dog sledding, curling, ice skating or cross-country skiing. Find solitude among our tranquil woods and cycling paths. Join us for a traditional Canadian Christmas celebration or springtime Quebecois sugar shack excursion. Sip white martinis in the château’s magnificent 1930s lodge by the towering three-story stone fireplace, the iconic centerpiece of the biggest log cabin ever built. Bienvenue (welcome)!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Golf course
Paid wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Tennis court
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Head massage
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French
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Anne wrote a review 16 Oct
Zurich, Switzerland38 contributions33 helpful votes
We stayed with our family (4 rooms) three nights at the Fairmont. To begin with, we love Fairmont. We stayed a various Fairmont hotels around the world and always loved it but this trip was a bit of a disaster. The rooms, activities, pool were great. The F&B part was really bad. We were really looking forward to spend some lovely family dinners at the hotel but when we were there we were only able to book one out of three dinners at the hotel and that was a dinner at the outside BBQ restaurant at 8pm. With three small kids not so ideal. The lady at the restaurant actually told us they don’t have enough staff and can’t offer an earlier dinner. Very sad for a 5 star hotel. Next to that the breakfast was not much better. My beloved Fairmont breakfast. First day we did à la carte. Our waitress was very stressed and unfriendly. She forgot one dish completely, no sorry or anything, another one was wrong and then she said that my brother-in-law ordered the wrong thing. Btw he would never order Avocado toast. The next day we wanted to try the buffet. It was much better (also no interaction with the grumpy lady) but very limited selection. We were very disappointed about our Fairmont food experience this time. The last day we skipped breakfast at the hotel. I know this is not the typical Fairmont experience but we still paid a lot of money for this experience and although there were two weddings, the other guests should also be treated the same way and enjoy a lovely dinner!!!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
GMforever wrote a review 14 Oct
Montreal94 contributions88 helpful votes
We spend a few nights this summer at Le Chateau Montbello, which is a Fairmont. Compared to Chateau Frontenac, night a day. The location along the river is spectacular. I was OK with the decor: it is a log cabin, even if it is the largest in the world and rustic. However, what I did not expect was that our room was dirty - we found chips under a chair and a pill behind the bathroom door. Ok things may happen ... However, as I was not sure if housekeeping would come or not in our room, I left a tip on the pillow. There were a few cups that could have been picked-up, coffee put back and garbage cans to be empty. The tip was gone but the remaining stayed the same.... Restaurant: dressing code was not respected for supper at the Chatignolles. I dont mind kids coming in shorts but if there is a dress code written ladies and gents, please keep the flip flops, tank tops and shorts for the pool. The food was mediocre and not even what was written on the menu.. With COVID, I know that the whole restauration sector suffers +++ but 16$ for 2 slices of tomatoes, in the middle of summer, that is steep... For children, it is a great place: pool, games, radio controlled cars, bikes etc ... Finally except for the valet guys, who were working really hard and this was very appreciated, I was not impressed by the rest of the staff.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Timothy D wrote a review 13 Oct
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Unfortunate that such a grand hotel & resort has sunk so low. Great food, served cold. Great restaurant service. Door staff that stand around talking while you unload your own luggage onto the trolley, and then swarm you once you try actually use it. Run down property that not so long ago hosted world leaders. Kitchen staff in uniform sitting around watching the TV in the main hall. Other staff sitting on the back entrance smoking. Golf course was well maintained and welcoming. 1001 activities to do. Pool staff did a great job.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
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PhilippeRoy2013 wrote a review 8 Oct
Ottawa, Canada14 contributions1 helpful vote
We are a senior couple, retired, and golfers. We like to go to Château Montebello each year for our wedding anniversary. The room was great, recently refurbished with a grand view of the property and Ottawa River. The bartender made a perfect vodka martini with Belvedere Vodka and Noilly Pratt Vermouth, shaken not stirred, with olives. Les Chantignoles Dining Room was unique and we had an excellent meal, rack of lamb and grilled trout respectively, excellent wines, great service. Breakfast buffet was delicious, perfect scrambled eggs, orange juice, rye toast, coffee, great service. The golf course was in perfect condition, the sun was shining and the maples were in brilliant fall colours, great service by all there. We would like to thank the incredible service-oriented General Manager, Geneviève Dumas, MBA, and all of her outstanding staff for their exceptionally kind and polite attention to our every need. These staff include: Director of Food and Beverages, Frédérick Lezeau-Laplante; Maître d'Hôtel, Justin MAara; Bartender, Kevin Laframboise; Bellman, Marc Papasodoro; Dining Room Waitress, Roselyne Émond; Director of Golf, Sebastien Issa; Golf Receptionist, Mary-Li Mailloux. Madame Dumas has very obviously instilled a corporate culture of pride among staff in excellence in service, and they carry out their individual roles beautifully in this first class destination resort. We hope to return again next year. Philippe and Mary Roy, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: We have stayed in rooms on first, second, third floors; we preferred third floor.
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Nancy T wrote a review 5 Oct
35 contributions12 helpful votes
I really don't understand people who stay here and then post a bad review whining that the decor is "outdated". We don't come to the biggest log cabin on earth to to get a room we could find at any Sheraton on earth. This place is special and its uniqueness is a plus, not a minus. I'm sorry to see that the rooms are gradually being converted to blue and silver Wayfair decor, and very glad we had the chance to revisit the original charming ambiance of an original room. The new ones have even had their original painted room numbers removed in favour of modern brass number plaques. The food is typical Fairmont fare -- just fine -- but the burger is the best we've ever had. The dining room is magnificent, and we could spend days just sitting on front of the lobby fireplace, but the weather was perfect and we enjoyed walking on the lovely trails and enjoying the fall colours. The pool house is worth a visit in itself. The original ceilings with painted seahorses and lobsters and Triliums are quietly spectacular. The tubs are still deep, long soakers, which i miss a lot at the renovated old Fairmont hotels that now have only a shower. The staff go beyond courtesy and really seem to mean it when they tell us they hope we'll have a wonderful evening.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
USD 170 - USD 298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello
Which popular attractions are close to Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Nearby attractions include ChocoMotive (0.7 km), Bar Le Foyer at Fairmont Le Château Montebello (0.02 km), and Lieu historique national du Canada du Manoir-Papineau (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Conveniently located restaurants include Le Cafe Entre Amis, Le Bistro, and Snack et délices.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Is Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Montebello.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.