This is one of the most memorable and splurge-worthy hotels in Québec City. Ancient walls, beams, and stone floors from the original buildings—used as a wharf, a cannon battery, and by British merchants—were incorporated into the current, cleanly modern design. Artifacts unearthed during a large-scale archeological dig are displayed throughout the hotel with curatorial care. Rooms are luxurious and spacious. Fine linens, cozy bathrobes, and heated bathroom floors are standard; deep tubs, balconies, fireplaces, or kitchenettes are optional. Staff extends a warm welcome and will go out of their way to meet your needs, especially during the off-season. The Café Artéfact lounge, tucked between cathedral-like windows near the lobby, serves lunch, snacks, and drinks, and Panache, where breakfast is served, offers some of the city’s finest dining. This hotel picks up annual national and international awards and is a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux luxury group. Free tours are available to guests upon request.