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Hippocampe Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gay-owned hotel with a twist! Well appointed rooms and a very comfortable bed awaited me with access to downstairs bathhouse facilities. The breakfast offerings were pretty basic and an error at check in meant that I was allocated a room without a bathroom, as paid/requested. Otherwise, good advice and suggestions for the visiting tourist or business traveller.

Thank Joseph H
Taunton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I found this place after doing a search on TripAdvisor, and seeing the positive reviews. I didn't even notice that this was a gay hotel until I got the confirmation. Oh well...this was a very last minute trip (other plans fell through due to the hurricane in the south). I figured beggars can't be choosers, and since this was the...

1Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

As advertised, Hippocampe is hotel and sauna that caters to adult men (gay/bi/queer). The staff were friendly, cheerful, and helpful, and the web site accurately portrayed the facilities. The hotel rooms were clean and comfortable. The bed was really nice, plus the room had a security safe. Most rooms use shared bathrooms; the one we shared was never busy, and...

1Thank James W
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I had never been to a "sauna" before, my boyfriend had. But I was looking for a nice affordable place for us to stay for our first time in Quebec City with some charm in the Old City. And this met the bill. The staff was very welcoming and the place very clean and tastefully decorated. We used the sauna...

Thank Peter B
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel Hippocampe is not for everyone - and I mean that quite literally. This is a gay establishment that bills itself as "for men only." When you book your room, your confirmation email tells you clearly "You have booked at a gay hotel." That said, if you're a gay man, this is actually a really nice place to stay. It's...

Thank mistergone72
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just spent three nights here and it has been a real treat. We booked the largest suite on the top floor--full kitchen, living room and bedroom with a very modern bathroom. We were very happy and impressed with the staff--Richard and Gilles --and how well maintained and clean the entire property--including the sauna. The location is...

Thank klwrcl
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My partner booked this and I was a little hesitant because it is above the sauna. However, everything was great. Although our room wasn't ready (we did arrive early) we were welcomed warmly by Gilles and Richard and Gilles drove us around the city in his car. After a stroll around we found our bags were already in our room....

1Thank Alan C
Gilles V, Gérant at Hippocampe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 8 July 2016

I recently passed three nights at the Hippocampe, Quebec's premiere gay hotel/sauna "for men only." The building stands on a corner across the street from a park and 2 blocks away from the city's trendy and tourist and historic Rue St.-Jean. The hotel proper is upstairs and the sauna (in which rooms can be rented, the only draw-back being shared...

1Thank skippyd89
Gilles V, Gérant at Hippocampe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit

Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

The Hippocampe is delightful hotel for the gay traveler. The hotel is separated from the bath for those travellers who are not interested in the bath portion. I was upgraded to a suite on the third floor when I arrived and what a nice treat. The suite really wasn't that much more money but it had a kitchen which I...

1Thank mfuson77
New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 October 2015

A great location for visiting Old Quebec City, it just can't be beat for the price. Lovely helpful staff, they even helped bring our bags up the stairs, and supplied us with free laundry upon request. We had a spacious room, clean and airy. The bed was great, with a really warm quilt. Bathroom up to date. The breakfast was...

1Thank Tom D

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Additional Information about Hippocampe Hotel

Address: 31 Rue McMahon, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3S5, Canada
Region: Canada > Quebec > Quebec City
Price Range: RM361 - RM559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hippocampe Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Suites have private bath, regular rooms share a bathroom”
jameswQ5136ZA, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Note that all rooms require climbing stairs”
KeaauRich, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“we enjoyed the view of the adjacent parks and fortifications”
AngusC609, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Hotel for gay men - attached to full sauna”
Kajjax, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try the junior suite.”
Carbonara1960, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
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