Room service and sheets: Your room will be cleaned and the sheets and towels changed for stays of 6 days or more.
Washer and dryer: A washer and dryer located are for you to use. The soap is inclued.
Internet: You can access our free Wireless network at all time.
Emergency: Dial 911 in case of EMERGENCY. You will have rapid access to the services of the City of Québec.
For an emergency concerning your apartment or the Haute Ville building, please contact us at 418.657.9177.
Garbage: Outside the building, next right door, you will find a recycling container and two others containers to put your garbage.
Parking: A landing is located in front of the main door to give you the opportunity to get your luggage out of your car. But, be watchful, Quebec city parking agent are very tight. The Loft has 1 underground parking card at d'Youville (Take it on Place D'Youville) parking, at 3 minutes by walk from the apartments. For 13$ per night , you can come in and out of the parking at any time. To reserve a parking card for your stay at Le Haute Ville, please confirm by email as soon as possible.
The Parliament Building :
The most important historical site in Québec City. The Parliament Building is an imposing structure comprising four wings that form a square of about 100 metres (330’) per side. One of the few buildings in North America whose architecture in Second Empire style.
The Battlefields Park :
The Battlefields Park, created in 1908 to mark the 300th anniversary of Québec's foundation, The park covers a surface area of 108 hectares and has close to 6,000 trees and shrubs belonging to over 80 species.
Fortified city of Québec :
Québec is the only remaining fortified city in North America. This feature has contributed to Québec being named as a World Heritage City. The Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site tells the tale of over three centuries of Québec's military past.
Artillery Park :
Since the 17th century, Artillery Park has played an important role in defending Québec. In 1959, the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada recognized the national historic significance of the park and its military installations, which were an integral part of the city's defensive system.
The parish of Notre-Dame of Québec :
The parish of Notre-Dame is the oldest in North America. Built on this site since 1647, the Cathedral was destroyed two times by fire throughout the centuries. The actual Cathedral richly decorated has impressive works of art: baldaquin, canopy, episcopal throne dais, stained-glass windows, paintings, chancel lamp (gift from Louis XIV). Four governors of New France and the bishops of Québec are buried in the crypt. François de Laval, Québec's first bishop is buried in the Cathedral. Guided tours from May to October, upon reservation the rest of the year.
Place Royale :
Place Royale is the birthplace of French civilization in North America. Samuel de Champlain began construction of his fortified "abitation" at the foot of Cap Diamant, in 1608. This is the first permanent establishment in New France. Rich merchants settle here and lively business develops in the area. In 1686, a bust to the glory of Louis XIV is erected. Place du Marché becomes place Royale.
Bois-de-Coulonge park :
Bois-de-Coulonge park.The property, which was called Spencer Wood in the early 19th Century, became a showcase for horticulture in North America, through the efforts of its owner, Henry Atkinson. For nearly 20 years, the governors-general of United Canada lived on the property, which was purchased by the Québec government in 1870 and served as the residence of Québec lieutenant-governors until 1966.
Domaine Maizerets :
Located on one of New-France’s first concessions, domaine Maizerets is both a historic site and a vast landscape garden. The site belongs to the City of Québec and offers various activities for family: cultural and educational exhibitions, concerts at the château Maizerets, visits of the floral gardens and the arboretum, outdoor and nature interpretation activities, pedestrian trails to explore the park and marsh. It is also the departure point of two major bicycle trails "Corridor des Cheminots" (through municipalities) and "Corridor du Littoral (along the St Lawrence river).
The Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic site :
The Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site of Canada commemorates the period in 1535-1536 when Jacques Cartier and his shipmates wintered near the Iroquoian village of Stadacona. This National Historic Site also recalls the establishment of the first residence of the Jesuit missionaries in Québec, in 1625-1626. Located on the north shore of the Saint-Charles River, in the heart of Québec, the site stands as a reminder of the meeting of two cultures, one European, the other Amerindian, and uses a variety of approaches to bring out the heritage values associated with this event.
The Montmorency river :
The Montmorency river facing the Île d'Orléans is one of the most impressive cataracts on the North American continent. From a height of 83 metres (272 feet), which is one and a half times higher than Niagara Falls, 35,000 litres of water cascade down each second. Infrastructures have been built on this historic site (cablecar system, bridges, belvederes and trails) to allow visitors to tour the falls and admire it from various angles.
For more details and for more attractions go to the l’Office du tourisme de Québec located at the 12 Sainte-Anne street, Québec, G1R 3X2.