Chez Marineau - Hotel Des 10
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
TripAdvisor Reviews Chez Marineau - Hotel Des 10 Shawinigan
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... travelling, it still amazes us that total strangers throw open their doors in welcome and are quite happy for you to invade their privacy - strangers we might have been but after a few days together we left behind some very dear friends.
Thank you very much for your wonderful hospitality.
Until we meet again.
When a cruise ship comes to a small port such as this, the citizens roll out the red carpet. Such friendliness - en deux langues! I always thought that the name referred to a meeting of the St. Lawrence, the Rivière Saint-Maurice and one other river. It turns out that the name originates with the belief of early explorers that there were ...
... convent housed 300 nuns who operated the school. The school still operates today with 800 students, but there are ony a few nuns still alive, and the teachers are lay people. Our timing was excellent, because a children's choir was about to start a concert in the beautiful chapel. They were great! After the concert we toured the Ursuline museum, which depicted ...
... We found a great info centre and were directed to some local campgrounds. After being sadly turned away from the first one because they didn't have any toilet facilities, we found a nice little spot where they kept a bathroom open for us. I guess most people carry their bathroom facilities with them here and many places are closing up for the season. Surrounded by fields of corn, ( no Gary, not the fields of Bali) we toasted the end to another great day. Life is ...
... five or six already.
Our plan was to visit the oldest forge in Canada but when we got there it was closed for the season. Because it was raining we did visit one more Notre Dame Cathedral and then did a driving tour of the city. No pictures were taken today because of the poor weather conditions. Tomorrow we'll do a short drive to Quebec City and the weather is reported as being much ...