Menu
  • 6 Reasons to Celebrate the Holidays at JARO Hotels

    October 28th 2019

    Have you ever had the chance to visit Quebec City during the holiday season? The wonderful landscapes make for an unforgettable destination. Christmas in Quebec City is simply magical! Try it for yourself and take the opportunity to stay at one of the JARO Hotels.

    Read more
  • What to Do in Quebec City in November

    With November just around the corner, we came up with the best activities to do in Quebec City to make this month the best one yet. Here are our suggestions of activities to do this month:

    Read more
  • What to Do in Quebec City for a Colourful Thanksgiving Holiday

    September 26th 2019

    Celebrated on the second Monday of October, Thanksgiving is essentially a celebration to honour the harvests and have a good time with our loved ones. It is the perfect time to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery that autumn has to offer. Quebec City offers a wide range of activities to enjoy this long weekend.

    Read more
  • Quebec City’s Must-Do to Celebrate the Arrival of Halloween

    Halloween is a holiday adored by children and adults alike that brings a host of monsters and creatures to our doorstep. It’s the only time of year where we can dress up and pick candy. Halloween is also the perfect moment to make the most of all the activities organized in Quebec City throughout October to put you in this atmosphere of horror.

    Read more
  • 5 Events to Celebrate Labour Day

    August 26th 2019

    Celebrated the first Monday of September, Labour Day is the perfect time to get away and enjoy the last days of summer before fall takes over. With family, friends or alone, Quebec City is the place to be to make the most of this long weekend. Choose between several activities organized for the occasion and hit the road.

    Read more
  • 10 Questions to Jean-Michel Blouin, Executive Chef at Restaurant Beffroi Steak House

    It’s through the frenzy of the second service, behind the grill, that we met up with Jean-Michel Blouin, Executive Chef at Restaurant Beffroi Steak House, located inside Hotel Palace Royal on the outskirts of Old Quebec. Hard at work cooking the meat as only he can do, he gave us a few minutes of his time to answer our questions.

    Read more
  • A Romantic Stay in Quebec City: It’s Simple!

    Escaping to another city for a weekend only is an excellent way to spend some quality time with your loved one. With the day-to-day worries behind you, take the road to Quebec City for a perfect romantic stay! Here are some tips and suggestions to help you plan it all:

    Read more
  • 3 Reasons to Go to ComediHa! Fest

    July 25th 2019

    There are a lot of laughter and many smiles in Quebec City in August thanks to ComediHa! Fest*, the biggest French comedy festival in the city. It’s a great opportunity to see life in a funny way for 12 days. Wear your glasses (which work as a pass) proudly: they will give you access to many events and activities that will make you laugh out loud. In case you are not already convinced, here are 3 reasons that will convince you to dive into this universe where the very essence is comedy!

    Read more
  • Everything You Need to Know About the New France Festival

    From Thursday, August 1, to Sunday, August 4, 2019, travel across time and come celebrate the New France Festival in Quebec City. Since 1997, this historic, festive and gastronomic event is showcasing 17th and 18th century America. It is an opportunity to celebrate the history of the first European immigrants in New France with dance, music and gastronomy! Here is everything you need to know to be prepared for the festival:

    Read more
  • 10 Things to Do with Your Children During Your Vacations

    June 27th 2019

    Heading towards Quebec City with your children for your summer vacations? Don’t worry, the city has a ton of activities to offer. Rain or shine, here are 10 things to do that will please the whole family and get you moving.

    Read more
  • Guide to Your First Visit in Quebec City

    Visiting Quebec City for the first time? No need to stress. Follow our simple guide in 6 easy steps to ensure the success of your visit.

    Read more
  • 6 Festivals and Festivities That You Won’t Want to Miss in June in Quebec City

    June 02nd 2019

    The festival and festivity season is officially open. Put on your most comfortable clothes, get out, and move to the rhythm of the city!

    Read more
  • The Festival d’été de Québec is coming up!

    The 52nd edition of the Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ) is starting in early July and you do not want to miss it. Like always, the choice of artists present will be diverse and worth the trip so plan a short getaway or a longer vacation in beautiful Quebec City. After all, it’s the best event of the summer!

    Read more
  • Enjoy Spring in Quebec City

    April 29th 2019

    Warm weathers are finally here, and this time they are here for good. Get inspired by these five suggestions to discover incredible places to enjoy the sun in Quebec City during the spring.

    Read more
  • When Things Don’t Go as Planned

    Whether on vacation, on a quick getaway or on a business trip, sometimes unforeseen events or surprises can lead to disappointment. Even though hoteliers, restaurateurs and activity suppliers want to offer a perfect experience to all their customers, sometimes situations that are beyond their control can occur.

    Read more
  • 3 Things to Do in Quebec City

    A little top 3 of the things you do not want to miss during the month of May in Quebec City.

    Read more
  • Discover the Centre d’amusement Carie Factory

    The Centre d’amusement Carie Factory is an incredible place to have fun and has remained THE best amusement centre in Quebec City for almost 10 years now.

    Read more
  • Easter Activity Guide

    March 27th 2019

    Easter holidays take place a bit late this year and it’s perfect that way; more time to plan activities for this famous weekend vacation.

    Read more
  • 5 Things to Do in April

    Spring is just around the corner, and no, it’s not a joke for April fool’s day! Have a look at our suggestions of activities to fill out your calendar with good memories.

    Read more
  • The Fascinating Continental Breakfast

    February 22nd 2019

    Convenient and fast, the continental breakfast is offered by several hotels. What is its origin?

    Read more
  • Visit Quebec City Solo

    Are you in town for business and looking to explore the city during your free time? Do you simply prefer to travel solo and visit at your own beat? Here are a few suggestions for lone explorers.

    Read more
  • Sing Along to the Quebec Winter Carnival Song!

    January 31st 2019

    Come warm your heart up with the carnavaleux of 2019 edition and forget January’s cold weather. Just put on your arrow sash, hang your Bonhomme Effigy on your coat and experience Quebec Winter Carnival from February 8 to 17, 2019!

    Read more
  • It’s Valentine’s Day!

    You still haven’t planned anything for Valentine’s Day? Don’t panic! Trust JARO Hotels and book your evening at one of their fantastic restaurants. Check out their scrumptious menus and choose your favourite. Celebrate love with your mind at rest. While Cupid busies himself with his arrows, JARO Hotels will take care of everything and make your evening absolutely perfect.

    Read more
  • Live JARO Xperience

    Since January 1, 2019, JARO Hotels offer a brand new loyalty program that allows you to take advantage of discounts and privileges exclusive to its members. Here are some of the privileges you could benefit from once you subscribe.

    Read more
  • Tropical Snowmobile Relay!

    January 03rd 2019

    Come warm up at Hotel Québec Inn and enjoy our facilities: pool, hot tub, wellness centre, restaurant and bar, you will find everything you need to rest your body and your mind!

    Read more
  • Discover Quebec City in January

    Quebec City is fascinating. Why not make the resolution to explore it a little more? The city has a ton of indoor and outdoor activities to offer, and here are our propositions for the month of January in the national capital. Discover Quebec City in January!

    Read more
  • Snow Day in Quebec City

    November 28th 2018

    Quebec is the true northern city, and it has everything you need to turn your casual snow day into a moment of pure happiness. The old capital is simply magical in the winter, so enjoy its fluffy white coat and make of your day an unforgettable experience.

    Read more
  • What to Do in Quebec City in December

    November 27th 2018

    In Quebec City, Holiday fever takes over the city as soon as December arrives. The first snow brings its load of themed and indoors activities and we have a lot of them to propose while you wait for the big night.

    Read more
  • Romantic Outings in Quebec City

    October 24th 2018

    November is here, time to enjoy the last moments before winter and come to Quebec City for a romantic getaway. With its European cachet, Old Quebec is the province’s most romantic location. At the first snowfall, you can walk around the historical buildings and the cobblestoned streets while daydreaming about the holidays. In the evening, the city’s lights are warm and the streets are buzzing with life.

    Read more
  • Hotel Québec Inn’s Shows

    There are just so many shows at hotel Québec Inn! Every week, at Les Palmes restaurant and at Le Diesel bar, artists show up to make your evenings unforgettable. Newly, artists are invited to perform every Saturday nights at Le Diesel bar. The shows change every week and you will get to discover brand new sounds that will make you dance.

    Read more
  • Gifts for Everyone

    September 21st 2018

    The holidays are coming up and the best way to be ready on time is to get your gifts in advance! Making a list is the ideal way to avoid headaches, but we sometimes lack inspiration. To solve that issue, we put together a list of suggestions to find local and original gifts for the whole family:

    Read more
  • Thanksgiving Outings in Quebec City

    September 11th 2018

    Every year, on the second Monday of October, Canadians and their families and friends gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving. It is the last day off before the Holidays, so it is the ideal moment to spend some quality time with your close ones and break the routine before winter comes. Did you know this holiday is inspired by European celebrations of fall’s harvests?

    Read more
  • What To Do for Halloween in Quebec City?

    September 05th 2018

    The most important part of October is Halloween, without a doubt. Ghosts, monsters, witches and pumpkins become part of the city to make you tremble with fright. Here are a few of the best ways to celebrate Halloween in the old capital and get the most out of the festive ambiance:

    Read more
  • Three days off? Destination: Quebec City

    August 22nd 2018

    Since real life has not started again yet, we suggest that you spend the long Labour Day weekend in Quebec City. Take these three days to see what the city still has to offer! What does a long weekend look like in the Capitale-Nationale? Here is a glimpse that will definitely make you want to hit the road and visit Quebec City:

    Read more
  • Tasting Quebec City

    August 15th 2018

    To live Quebec City to the fullest, you have to try the local products! Downtown Capitale-Nationale is filled with local shops selling fine products ready to be tasted or to bring back home. Take our 35 minutes (on foot) gourmet route to make tasty discoveries and visit the gorgeous city streets.

    Read more
  • Quebec City and its Incredible Hiking Spots

    Quebec City and its surroundings have put on their autumn gown. You are a hiking lover and wish to discover new trails and paths? Here are a few great destinations in Quebec City and its surroundings to both be active and enjoy nature’s wonders.

    Read more
  • How to Pack Efficiently

    July 17th 2018

    Packing up before a trip is an important step. We try to pack lightly, but we don’t want to forget anything and still want to optimize space. Great packing is an art form, so here are some tips and tricks to master the art of smart packing:

    Read more
  • What to do in August in Quebec City?

    July 13th 2018

    Time flies and August is already here! But the weather is still nice, and festivals and events are still everywhere in the city. You still haven’t gone on vacation, or you’re thinking of coming back to Quebec City during the month? You won’t be disappointed, here is a list of events for August:

    Read more
  • Taking Smarter Pictures With Your Smart Phone

    July 12th 2018

    Summer holidays are here, we have fun, we discover things, we have a good time and we come back home with a heart full of memories. We want to cherish those memories, to make them last forever! Thanks to smart phones, no need to buy expensive cutting-edge cameras to take great pictures of your trip to Quebec City! Here are some tricks to help you reach a new level of picture-taking:

    Read more
  • Top 10: what to do when it rains in Quebec City?

    June 20th 2018

    We all wish for a cloudless summer, but what can you do when the sun decides to hide anyway? No need to stay home when the sky is gray! Quebec City offers tons of indoor activities for when the weather isn’t playing along.

    Read more
  • For a memorable month of July

    We’re already a few weeks into summer and school is out, it’s time to choose where to go and what to do in July. It’s time for Quebec City and its surroundings to live to the beat of festivals and vacationers, local and foreign.

    Read more
  • The Incredible Festival d’été de Québec

    June 18th 2018

    Every year, the Festival d’été de Québec is the number one event for Quebecers. Since 1968, the FEQ has grown so big that it became one of the main musical events in Canada. With eight stages located in the heart of Old Québec’s historic district, it’s an annual rendezvous for all music lovers from all parts of the country and beyond. It is also the best time to enjoy the city’s main streets and their festive atmosphere. Their terraces and animation are sure to win you over.

    Read more
  • Celebrating Quebec: Where to go?

    June 11th 2018

    It’s almost time to take out your Fleurdelisé (the famous Quebec province flag), your white and blue accessories and to sing Happy Birthday Quebec! The celebratory weekend of June 23 and 24 is almost here. There are several activities in Quebec City to meet up and have fun for the Fête nationale du Quebec. The whole city will move to the sound of Quebec music during the entire weekend!

    Read more
  • A Beach in the City

    May 29th 2018

    Do you know Baie de Beauport? There really is a beach close to downtown Quebec and it is only a five minutes (4.2 km) car ride away from the Hotel Palace Royal. What is best to enjoy the warm summer sun than to spend a day relaxing in a hammock or with your feet in the sand? Baie de Beauport is a place to move and enjoy the great Saint-Laurent River that surrounds it. There are activities for all tastes.

    Read more
  • JUNE’S OUTDOOR EVENTS: HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT

    May 18th 2018

    The arrival of June marks the beginning of summer holidays, of long hot evenings, of festivals, and of outdoor activities. We see the return of bikes, dairy bars, and BBQ with friends. In brief, there is a lot to keep us occupied! One thing's sure is that in June we move because sports events follow one another. But that’s not all!

    Read more
  • What to do on Victoria Day

    May 11th 2018

    Victoria Day rimes with long spring weekend! For many, this break is the perfect moment to celebrate the highly anticipated arrival of the sun. Moreover, it is a moment to remember Queen Victoria. This special day occurs every Monday before May 25. This year, it will be on May 19, 2018, to May 21, 2018. No matter what this weekend signifies for you, Quebec welcomes these first sunny days and the beginning of summer activities with open arms.

    Read more
  • 4 WAYS TO CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY

    May 07th 2018

    Now that winter has come to an end, here comes a day that needs to be celebrated. Summer tires are on, so take the road and come celebrate Mother’s Day in Quebec City! Mothers are constantly ensuring that the people around them are not missing anything to the point of forgetting themselves. So It is fundamental that they are not forgotten. To help you, here is a list of activities to do in Quebec City that will please mom.

    Read more
  • JARO Hotels are ready for Easter

    February 23rd 2018

    For great Easter celebrations, JARO Hotels have thought of you and have prepared many activities and meals especially for the occasion.

    Read more
  • Maple sugar season in Québec City

    February 21st 2018

    Maple sugar season is almost here in Québec City! This period usually lasts from 4 to 6 weeks, from mid-March to the end of April. It’s the moment when the sugar shacks collect the sap of the sugar maple trees to make varied products, including the famous maple syrup. Besides, did you know that the province of Québec provides 2/3 of the world production of maple syrup? Quite impressive, right?

    Read more
  • School break with JARO Hotels

    February 16th 2018

    The school break is almost here: JARO Hotels thought of you and have prepared some awesome activities and deals so that parents and children can enjoy the week without any worries!

    Read more
  • Like a local: Québec City’s microbreweries

    February 06th 2018

    Locals from Québec City are fond of microbreweries: there are ten of microbreweries and pubs in the city to gather with friends over a beer. Discovering these places unknown by tourists is a must for an unforgettable experience in the city!

    Read more
  • What to Wear for your Winter Trip to Québec City

    January 22nd 2018

    Québec City is a wonderful city to visit during winter: the city is slowly getting covered with snow and, with its European charm, it has a unique touch of magic! However, winter also means colder temperatures, so it’s important to wear proper gear to enjoy the Old Capital fully!

    Read more
  • Discover Québec City Like a Local: coffeehouses

    January 10th 2018

    Whether it’s for enjoying a coffee, a tea or a hot chocolate, coffeehouses are places that bring people together and where it’s pleasant to wander. Alone or with friends, we forget the coldness of winter during hours by letting our beverage warm up our body and soul. There are tens of small coffeehouses in Québec City that are worth a visit if you know where to look!

    Read more
  • What to Do in Québec City When It’s Cold Outside

    January 05th 2018

    The freezing temperatures of January have now arrived in Québec City! The Siberian cold seems to be here to stay, so we rather like to remain comfortably warm inside. Fortunately, there are all kinds of fun activities to do in Québec City without the need to go outside.

    Read more
  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Québec City

    January 03rd 2018

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! It’s time to start planning how you are going to celebrate love with your better half. Do you prefer a romantic dinner, a walk side by side with your lover or a stay in a hotel? There is something for every taste in Québec City!

    Read more
  • Celebrate winter with the Carnaval de Québec 2018

    December 15th 2017

    From January 26 to February 11, 2018, it’s winter’s emblematic party, the Carnaval de Québec! This carnival for young and old is a staple of winter in Québec City: people from all over the world invade the city, armed with their boots and their snowsuit to enjoy the many activities offered.

    Read more
  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Québec City

    December 12th 2017

    Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! To celebrate New Year’s Eve, many options are available in beautiful Québec City. For the occasion, JARO Hotels and their renowned restaurants organize several activities to welcome the New Year.

    Read more
  • Hiking Trails: Where to Go?

    August 18th 2017

    September is on its way, and with it comes a breeze of fresh air, beautiful foliages as well as colourful scenery that is worth admiring. What better way to enjoy the great outdoors and contemplate nature’s beauty than to go for a walk or a hike in the region’s greatest trails? Here are some of Quebec’s best trails for autumn hikes.

    Read more
  • Find your suitable match: A hotel for every traveller

    July 14th 2017

    When travelling to Quebec City, booking the right hotel for you and the type of vacation you are looking for can be challenging. Situated in three of the most sought-after areas in town, JARO Hotels & Services’ seven locations each provide a unique experience to guests. Here’s where you should book your next stay in Quebec City according to your travel personality.

    Read more
  • SPORTS EVENTS IN QUEBEC CITY: MARK YOUR CALENDAR

    July 06th 2017

    Sports fans: put Quebec City on your radar! In the coming months, Quebec City will be the host of many major amateur and professional sporting events you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendar: here are the main sports events going on this summer and fall in Quebec City.

    Read more
  • FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC: 50 YEARS OF SPECTACULAR MOMENTS

    June 27th 2017

    Summer 2017 marks a turning point in the history of Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ): Canada’s biggest outdoor music festival celebrates 50 years of pure musical magic.

    Read more
  • Summer Vacay: 5 Reasons Why Quebec City is the Best

    May 26th 2017

    With hot summer days just around the corner, now is the time to plan and book your next vacay. Thanks to its numerous attractions and landmarks, Quebec City will definitely not let you down; here are 5 reasons why Quebec City is the best destination for a super awesome summer vacation.

    Read more
  • Victoria Day Weekend in Quebec City

    April 27th 2017

    The National Patriot’s Day long weekend is the highlight of spring in Quebec City. Flowers are blooming, days are getting warmer and summer activities are in full swing, meaning that the city is definitely in a festive mood! Thanks to the cheerful atmosphere that surrounds town at this particular time of the year, the National patriot’s Day weekend is one of the best times to visit Quebec City and to discover or rediscover the great cultural heritage of the most European city in America.

    Read more
Complete site »