Located only 60 minutes from Montreal, the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello is the very definition of a Canadian rustic luxury hotel. In the heart of the charming village of Montebello, this hotel is the largest log structure in the world. Described as the true Canadian experience, the Fairmont Montebello is a welcoming resort destination with more than 40 unique activities and experiences available on-site. Situated right on the Ottawa River, it’s great for year-round romantic and family escapes but absolutely perfect for a romantic winter getaway.
The Fairmont Montebello is the very essence of cozy, especially during the winter. When you arrive on-site, you will walk into the largest log cabin in the world, and notice the six-sided central fireplace, and dozens of comfy couches and chairs. The main lodge is the center of activity and is a place to hang, read a book, and truly unwind.
The hotel has a little something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend away with your partner or a family vacation, the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello has you covered.
Year-round amenities include access to the cozy main lounge with games, books, plenty of couches, and you can even treat yourself at the spa on-site.
Although this year, not all the activities are available due to covid, the hotel still offers a wide variety of fun winter activities, including dog-sledding, access to the snowshoe, and cross country ski rentals.
What to do around the hotel?
If you feel like venturing outside the property, the city of Montebello and the surrounding area have lots to offer.
This unique wildlife opportunity will showcase wildlife from around Quebec up close and personal to your car. Make sure to bring lots of carrots, as the elk and deer are always hungry!
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Food and Drink
We really recommend the amazing room service at the hotel (it’s a Fairmont!) but if you want to go out and explore the area, make sure to check out Les Brasseurs de Montebello, a top-ranked brewery, the famous Fromagerie Montebello for some delicious Quebec cheese, and the Chocomotive chocolate factory for your sweet tooth.
Known for its hundreds of kilometers of trails, and bike lanes, Gatineau Park is an excellent day trip away. The Park is a prime destination for outdoor activities that respect the environment.
If you are looking for that perfect romantic getaway, the Fairmont Montebello might be the ideal option. With its picturesque location, vintage charm, and five-star service, you will undoubtedly make memories that will last a lifetime.