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Le Monastere des Augustines

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A hidden treasure worth visiting

We had no idea about this monastery or its history. We happened upon it from the rear and went... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas M
Littleton, New Hampshire
An experience not to be missed

Stayed one night on recent travel through Quebec City and loved the entire experience from booking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda B
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77, Rue des Remparts, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 0C3, Canada
+1 418-694-1639
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no idea about this monastery or its history. We happened upon it from the rear and went looking for a visitor's entrance. It looked to us like the entrance was through the hospital. As you enter the hospital, there is a hallway to...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night on recent travel through Quebec City and loved the entire experience from booking to checking out. We had an authentic room with 2 long single beds, great sheets and upper and under featherbeds. It was like being cocooned in a safe place...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I stayed here prior to the beginning of a conference at another location. The location, history and experience cannot be compared. I chose an authentic room and found it to be comfortable and serene. (I did have to duck into the room though - the...More

1  Thank staceyb197
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We did not stay at this place, just visited the museum which we found quite fascinating. The Augustinian Sisters were nurses (as opposed to the Ursulines who were teachers) who came to Quebec back in 1639 and helped establish its first hospital. The museum tells...More

1  Thank barbara361
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I spent 5 wonderful days here. I booked a traditional room with a shared bathroom. No issues. It was clean. The hotel is quiet, calm with friendly staff. There is a museum , massage, yoga and other wellness activities available. The price includes breakfast. It...More

1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Hotel, Wellness Center, Restaurant and Museum - was/is an old monastic place for Holistic Healing Nuns. There are "traditional" rooms - with bare minimum: beds, lights, desk/chair, armoire and a sink. Shared bathrooms and shower rooms down the hall. The whole place has been meticulously...More

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed 24 August 2017

My wife and I had a reservation for at the Monastere for lunch on a recent trip to Quebec and we were glad we made it here. Soup and buffet style salad bar (nice selection)...and we ordered their bass and a vegetable "bolognese", with some...More

1  Thank bluesberryguilford
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a wonderful lunch at the Monastere des Augustines. What a relief to finally find a restaurant in Old Quebec with vegan options. We had the table d'hôte, which began with a very tasty vegetable soup, followed by the salad bar (which has many...More

Thank Nathalie K
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is not an easy place to find as everything is behind stone walls with few signs yet push through the iron doors to a magical world where you can sit inside or out and relax for hours. The cafe is hidden away so ask...More

Thank kennstransky
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stopped in to the museum as it was a few steps from our hotel. The staff were very friendly, the museum was very clean and well laid out. Since we visited on July 2 (Quebec City Day) the entry fee was waived. Great place...More

Thank Kylie M
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30 July 2017|
Response from mschaffron |
its only a few Canadian dollars about $3 per person as I recall Well worth it. You learn a lot more with the guided tour