Montebello

Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello

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Why We Love It

  • AAA 4-Diamond historic cedar log hotel built in 1930 and originally founded as a private club, host to royalty and celebrities
  • On-site activities abound, including squash, hiking, mini-golf, tennis, pedal boating and stand-up paddle boarding 
  • On-site fine French dining at Aux Chantignoles and 18-hole golf course designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary
  • Indoor pool, fitness center and spacious spa with eight treatment rooms, including a couples' suite

95% (117 Member Ratings)

"Very quiet at this time of year. Nice walk to the chocolate and cheese factories in the village. Meals are expensive but good."
WILLIAM D
May 13, 2017
NEPEAN, ON, Canada

Map & Directions

Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello is approximately a 1-hour drive from Ottawa International Airport and a 1-hour and 30-minute drive from Montreal International Airport.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

On the Ottawa River, with its own marina and within a 10-minute walk of Manoir-Papineau National Historic Site and Sanctuaire Notre-Dame d'Etchemin, this AAA 4-Diamond hotel is the world's largest log structure. The main centerpiece is the impressive hexagonal rotunda with 65-foot stone fireplace.

Founded in 1930, this rustic and historic hotel may be showing its age but is still beaming with charm. From the sprawling grounds to the chalet-inspired decor of small but comfortable rooms, Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello is memorable inside and out.

On-site dining options vary; fine-dining at Aux Chantignoles open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, bistro fare and cocktails at Seigneurie Bar open daily from 5:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The outdoor barbeque on the terrace at Le Riverain is open evenings throughout the summer.

With panoramic windows overlooking the marina, the hotel's spa with center fireplace feature registered massage therapists and offer treatments such as maple sugar body scrubs and green blanket body wraps. Adjacent, the 75-foot indoor heated pool is encompassed by red cedar logs and floor-to-ceiling windows.

During the summer months the resort has a host of activities included in the CA$25 resort fee, ranging from stand-up paddle boarding, pedal boating, cycling, canoeing and hiking along the five-kilometre trails within the resort. There's also an 18-hole Golf Club, designed in 1929 with views of the surrounding Laurentians, as well as family-friendly fun such as on-site weekend movie nights, arts and craft at Bello's Club and nearby horseback riding.

From the Press:
“Fits anyone’s idea of what a Canadian lodge ought to be.” -- CN Traveler

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Fitness classes
  • Games room
  • Golf course (on-site)
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis courts
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free
  • Sauna

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception
  • ATM
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries

Parking

  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check-in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to age 17 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs (Playpen) available on request, free of charge for one child up to age 3. Extra beds available on request, except in Fairmont Two Double rooms, free of charge.

Pets: Pets (up to 2 per room) are allowed on request, and will be charged CA$45 (subject to tax) per night. Not allowed in public areas and cannot be left alone in the room. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees: A resort fee of CA$25.00 (subject to tax) per room/ per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee includes year round and seasonal amenities. All listed activities are weather permitting and subject to availability,

Year Round Amenities includes Unlimited business Internet access, local and toll-free calls (Fairmont President’s Club Members receive premium Internet access), Self-service parking (1 car), Indoor Tennis (balls and rackets, advanced reservations required), Access to Kenauk Nature’s hiking trails and White Fish lake area (closed during snowfall periods), Supervised films for children (weekends and school breaks), Game room for children, Treasure Hunt and Geocaching.
Summer Amenities include Mini-golf, Outdoor tennis (balls and rackets), Daily family activities during school breaks, Horseshoes, Volleyball, Basketball, Croquet, Badminton, Bicycles and helmets, Canoeing, Kayaking, Stand-up paddle board, Pedal boat and Life jackets.
Winter Amenities include: 42 km of groomed cross country trails, 2 outdoor ice rinks, including one artificial, Daily activities during school breaks, Hockey sticks and pucks, Curling Clinics for beginners (as scheduled), Disc Golf, Cross country skis and equipment, Skates and Snowshoes.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Valet Parking is available for $22.00 (subject to tax), per day, includes in and out privileges, and will be added to your bill at the hotel. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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95% Positive
(117 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello (QC) over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.0 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
3.9 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Very quiet at this time of year. Nice walk to the chocolate and cheese factories in the village. Meals are expensive but good.
WILLIAM D May 13, 2017 NEPEAN, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most
The ground are so beautiful. We really enjoyed walking on the trails.
Other Comments
Room need upgrade and sound proofing. At the bistro the quality of the food was below of are expectation for the price. However the service was excellent.
Marc May 05, 2017 Orleans, Ontario, Canada
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful surroundings, the building is magnificent and the rooms are wonderful.
Pamela Apr 30, 2017 Kingston, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most
The swimming pool and the grounds.
Other Comments
The only thing we were not pleased was they gave us a room that the view when you enter the room was the roof. It was not fully booked as it was low season so I thought they could have given us a better room.
Cynthia Apr 26, 2017 Oro-Medonte, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most
Everything..... especially the lobby and fireplace!!
Other Comments
They close the lobby bar at 8:00pm..... way too early!!!
Geri Apr 25, 2017 St. John's, NL, Canada
Enjoyed Most
The ambience, the decor, the history, and the beautiful grounds around the Chateau.
Natalie Apr 24, 2017 Longueuil, QC, Canada
Enjoyed Most
Everything..... just being here was wonderful!
Geri Apr 24, 2017 St. John's, NL, Canada
Enjoyed Most
The quality of service at the hotel was amazing!
Jill Apr 24, 2017 Ottawa, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most
The lobby / fireplace
Other Comments
service a little slow at front desk. Bathrooms need updating.
JS Apr 10, 2017 Gatineau, QC, Canada
Enjoyed Most
The extra's that were provided for my little daughter (robe her size, friendly greeter dog to pet, cinema at night).
Other Comments
The little extras made the experience.
Faye Apr 09, 2017 Ottawa, ON, Canada

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