What temperature is it inside the Hôtel de Glace?

In addition to being a great windshield, the thick snow walls keep the Hôtel de Glace well insulated. The ambient temperature varies only by a few degrees between -3°C and -5°C / 26°F and 23°F, no matter what the outside temperature is.

When is the Hôtel de Glace open?

The Hôtel de Glace is open from the first week of January until the last week of March. The exact dates are available on our home page.

What are the dimensions of the Hôtel de Glace?

The Hôtel de Glace has a total surface area exceeding 3,000 m2 (32,000 sq. ft.).

How do people sleep in the Hôtel de Glace?

All of our beds have a solid ice base, with a wooden bedspring and a mattress on top. Mattresses are covered with blankets, and people sleep inside arctic sleeping bags designed to stay warm in temperatures as low as -30°C. We recommend that you slip inside your sleeping bag wearing just thermal underwear to keep humidity to a minimum. Click here for more details.

What about the bathroom?

You have direct access to heated bathroom at the Hôtel Valcartier and at your private room in the Hôtel Valcartier.

Can children come, too?

Absolutely! The Hôtel de Glace welcomes families every year. We provide modified sleeping bags for children so that they warm up more quickly.

What should I wear?

Our information guide will tell you everything you need to know about clothing.

If you need more information, please feel free to contact us!

Tel.: 418 844-2200
Toll free: 1-888-384-5524
Email : information@hoteldeglace-canada.com