Hotel Universel Québec

All the musts for your next summer visit in Quebec City!

11 June 2019 / L'équipe de l'Hôtel Universel Québec

Who says summer says activities!

Summer is just around the corner and there are countless activities available for this season.

For an outdoor activity under the sun or an indoor activity during the raining days, here are the best spots near our hotel to fully enjoy summer time.

Village Vacances Valcartier & Bora Parc

Village Vacances Valcartier offers over 40 interactive water games and 2 theme rivers. The whole family will have a blast. Located within a 30 minute drive from Hotel Universel Quebec, this water park is the best way to swim and to have good time during your summer vacations in Quebec City. You will have a refreshing day, followed by a delicious meal at one of the 10 onsite restaurants.

Festival d'été de Québec

From July 4th to July 14th 2019, the Festival d’été de Quebec is back for another 11 days of great music shows! Here are some big names that will perform on stage during the festival : Mariah Carey, Blink-182, The Offspring, Kygo and much more.

Discover the complete schedule. 

Old Quebec & Petit-Champlain

You want to learn more about our history? You should visit one of our world heritage jewels, the Old Quebec and the Petit-Champlain.

Gathering legendary streets, such as the Grande Allée, the rue Saint-Jean and the Place Royale, you will surely do unique discoveries.

Whether it is to admire the view on the St. Lawrence river from the Dufferin Terrace, to take the funicular to arrive at the Petit-Champlain or to walk down the streets, you’ll be surrounding by history. The Old Quebec is accessible by car, but also by public transportation with a bus station bus right in front of our hotel (bus 807).

Les Capitales of Quebec

You love sports and you are coming to Quebec City this summer?

Why not going to one of the baseball games of the Capitales of Quebec, which are playing at the Stade Canac, at only 10 minutes from our hotel. See the best baseball players of Canada in action.

For the perfect night, book a ticket on the terrace for the happy hour. We promise you won’t regret your night and you might even want to go back the following day.

Comediha! Fest

From August 7 to 18, enjoy stand-up comedy and fun during the 20th edition of Comédiha! Fest. In addition to the six principal stand-up comedy galas, you can admire the future of the humor on different stages of Quebec City, basically based in the Old Quebec.

Plenty of animations in the sector of the Grande Allée street, the whole family will enjoy! This is an event you don’t want to miss.  


Escape games

Since the last few years, the escape games are increasing in popularity in Quebec City. Several places for these games are available nearby our hotel. So, if you are looking for a surprising experience or an out-of-this world activity, this is the entertainment for you. Visit the Cabinet Mysteriis, located on the Chemin Ste-Foy. Also, the entertainment center « Sauve qui peut » is also nearby our hotel, on the boulevard Charest.



There will be rain during your vacation? No worries! There is a multitude of shops at the shopping malls Laurier Quebec, Place de la Cité and Place Ste-Foy. These shopping centers are located at only a few minutes from the hotel and you can walk across each building.

Moreover, did you know that Laurier Quebec is the second most visited place after the Old Quebec by tourists?

Pro hint: during summer, you can take a shuttle to reach these shopping centers! So, why not taking advantage of it?

L'équipe de l'Hôtel Universel Québec

L'équipe de l'Hôtel Universel Québec

Hotel Universel Quebec team informs you about the activities to do, the places to visit and the must-do attractions in Quebec City. Also, our staff is always there to give you some advice to fully enjoy your stay in our hotel!