Hotel de Glace, located 30 minutes west of Downtown Quebec City, Canada, is open for winter season from the beginning of January through March. The hotel is made entirely of ice and snow - each year it melts and is built back from scratch. The hotel offers a wedding chapel and features for families, such as an ice slide. Hotel de Glace is a fun family vacation idea.
Galleries at the Ice Hotel Quebec feature events such as ice paining and ice sculpting competition.
Things to Do
Guests have a choice of different winter adventures, including cross-country skiing, ice skating, snow shoeing, dog sledding, ice fishing, snowmobiling, and sliding.
Ice Hotel Quebec has two heated outdoor hot tubs and a sauna; remember to pack your bathing suit on your family vacation.
Rooms & Suites
The hotel offers 18 rooms and 14 theme suites built from 12,000 tons of snow and 400 tons of ice. The walls at Ice Hotel Quebec are four feet thick and allow the hotel to maintain an interior temperature of 28° to 23° Fahrenheit (-2° to –5° Celsius).
The furniture at the hotel is made of snow and ice, including the beds. The beds are equipped with a thick foam mattress, Hbc wool blanket or soft deer pelts, and an extra thick sleeping bag.
Guests have access to a heated bathroom facilities from inside the Ice Hotel.
VacationIdea.com Vacation Tip
You don't have to stay at the hotel to view its interior. Ice Hotel Quebec offers 30-minute guided public tours.
Rates for overnight stays start at $199 CAD per person, based on double occupancy.