Themed Hôtel de Glace opens in Quebec City

Quebec City's Ice Hotel 2014. Photo: Renaud Philippe.

Quebec City's Ice Hotel 2014. Photo: Renaud Philippe.

QUEBEC CITY—Built entirely of snow and ice, the Hôtel de Glace has
opened for its annual season, taking the theme “myths and legends from around
the world.”

Located about 10 minutes from downtown, the Hôtel de
Glace features 44 guestrooms, including 17 suites. All of the suites, along
with the bar, lobby and chapel, feature a decor inspired by the theme, which is
designed to show visitors a world of wonders.

Outdoor activities include new snowshoe trails, snow tube
sliding and maple-product sampling at a sugar shack. Inside, guests can visit
the Ice Bar to sample cocktails served in sparkling glasses made of ice,
participate in festive evening events and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the

The hotel is open to the public every day from 10 a.m. to
midnight until March 23. As of 8 p.m. each night, guestrooms and suites are
reserved for overnight guests only.