Le Grande-Allee Hotel and Suites
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Le Grande-Allee Hotel and Suites Quebec City
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... us the history of Place-Royal as she'd experienced it. We learned about the fires that frequently decimated the town and that inspired the development of firewalls, evacuation ladders on each house, and, probably most importantly, not building the houses out of wood. We also learned that when her husband died she was able to become a business woman and deal not only in real estate but also the fur trade with the Natives and the goods trade with the French. ...
... in architecture, a little more modern here and definitely more local and less touristy. Also, the people looked at little more well to do in this area.
Later in the afternoon we head to explore the St Roch area. We climb down the 125 steps from the road near our place and walk under the free way to cross over to St Roch. The pillars that hold up the freeway have street art on them. Its quite cool – Egyptian, knights and more gothic murals have ...
... and fall in love with it. Charles Dickens had this to say in 1842... "The impression made upon the visitor by this Gibraltar of America, it's giddy heights, it's citadel suspended, as it were, in the air, its picturesque steep streets and frowning gateways; and the splendid views which burst upon the eye at every turn, is at once unique and lasting. It is a place not to be forgotten or mixed up in the mind with other places, or altered for a moment in the crowd of scenes a traveller can recall." 'A beintot Quebec ...
... went and checked out the kids area of the festival. This was mainly because they claimed to have a petting zoo, and I love animals. Unfortunately most of the animals were reptiles, much to Matthew's delight and my horror.
It was after this that I had a tantrum, in the kids corner, about how I was tired and hot and worn out. All I wanted was to be at a beach, or a pool. It seemed the only respectful thing to do in such ...
... here love four things – beer/wine, cigarettes, smoked meats and their language. And children are the same the world over and they giggle about the same things.
We decided to go to a patisserie for a quick dessert and found a place that made Beaver Tails – a flat fried pastry loaded with chocolate, peanut butter and M&Ms. Nancy made me throw away about half of it, concerned we could die in our chairs from eating it.