In mid-December the process to raise the Ice Hotel begins. It will take about one month, 500 tons of ice and 12,000 tons of snow. From mid-January until April 1st, 2008, you can experience the stay in a hotel made completely of frozen water.
Rates Depending on program, from CAD 318 up.
Location The Ice Hotel is located in the town of Sainte-Catherine de la Jaques Cartier, just 30 minutes from Québec City.
Accommodation The hotel has 36 rooms and theme suites. In addition, it offers two exhibition rooms, a magnificent chapel, the astonishing N'Ice Club reception and nightclub, fireplaces, hot tubs and the famous Ice Bar where vodka is served in special ICE glasses.
Dining No meals, but catering with sushi and smoked salmon on ice plates, marshmallows grilled on bonfire, snacks, canapés and hors d'oeuvres can be organized for groups.
Activties Clothes rental, igloo construction workshop, ice climbing on an ice pick, ice sculpting workshops, dogsled rides, snowmobiling tours, snow golf, snow volleyball, snowshoeing
Best time to travel The Ice Hotel is open from mid-January until April 1st.
Getting there International flight to Québec, then 30minutes drive to the Ice hotel, transfer can be organized