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Motorcycle-Friendly Accommodations in Our Regions
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    Mathieu Dupuis

Motorcycle-Friendly Accommodations in Our Regions

Are you planning a motorcycle road trip in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord or the Îles de la Madeleine this summer? Did you know that some of our hotels, inns and motels are particularly motorcycle-friendly? Here are a few you may want to consider including on your itinerary.


Auberge du Chemin Faisant – Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac

Located near beautiful winding roads, this inn in the Témiscouata area is a great place for a cozy sleep and a good meal. Be sure to take advantage of one of the “Culinary Experience” packages, which will offer you a real gastronomic adventure!

Advantages and amenities:

  • Secure garage parking for motorcycles
  • Hose for cleaning your motorcycle
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor spa and patio

Hôtel Universel – Rivière-du-Loup

Easily accessible from the main roads and highways in this area, this 4-star hotel offers 220 completely renovated rooms and suites for an unforgettable vacation. Make the most of your stay in this area: discover all the activities and attractions in Rivière-du-Loup!

Advantages and amenities:

  • Motorcycle package at a special rate (1 night, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, secure parking for your motorcycle)
  • Secure garage with video surveillance
  • Motorcycle wash station
  • Restaurants and bar
  • Indoor pool and Nordic spa

Auberge de l’Anse – Rivière-du-Loup

Located on a cape directly on Route 132, this inn offers 11 rooms, some of which overlook the St. Lawrence. In the evening, don’t miss the opportunity to admire a flamboyant sunset from your balcony.

Advantages and amenities:

  • Rooms with direct access to the parking area
  • Restaurant with a view

Hôtel Rimouski – Rimouski

Overlooking the St. Lawrence, this 4-star hotel is ideally located in downtown Rimouski near stores, services and entertainment options. Treat yourself to a good night’s sleep in one of 185 rooms after admiring the sunset from the boardwalk along the St. Lawrence. During your stay, be sure to also treat yourself to a meal at the La Brigade 225 restaurant!

Advantages and amenities:

  • Secure parking with video surveillance
  • Restaurant 
  • Indoor pool and health centre

Domaine Valga – Saint-Gabriel-de-Rimouski

Stay in Eastern Québec’s largest log inn, only 30 minutes from Rimouski, and enjoy a warm welcome! Located by a lake in the forest, the inn offers 9 rooms, a dining room and a lounge. Note that this site is only accessible via an unpaved road.

Advantages and amenities:

  • Secure garage parking for your motorcycle
  • Parking area visible from the inn


Riôtel – Matane

Located right on the beach, Riôtel Matane (4 stars) offers 120 rooms with a view of the St. Lawrence or the Matane River. Enjoy moments of relaxation at the pool or spa before resuming your trip! As a bonus, the hotel is within walking distance of the area’s main attractions. 

Advantages and amenities:

  • Rooms with direct access to the parking area
  • Motorcycle wash station with hose and shammy
  • Restaurants 
  • Evening bonfires along the shore 
  • Various advantages for motorcycling groups (please inquire)

Hôtel Le Francis – New Richmond

Located in the heart of the Chaleur Bay area, this 4-star hotel overlooks one of Québec’s clearest salmon rivers, the Petite Rivière Cascapédia. Enjoy a comfortable stay in one of 38 rooms as well as the friendly atmosphere in the restaurant and pub.

Advantages and amenities:

  • Parking with video surveillance
  • Night concierge
  • Gas station and garage nearby (Honda dealer)
  • Restaurant and pub
  • Cloth to clean your motorcycle

Hostellerie Baie Bleue – Carleton-sur-Mer

Located at the foot of Mt. Saint-Joseph, overlooking Chaleur Bay, this hotel welcomes you in one of 90 rooms, most of which have a private balcony. It’s ideally located near the roads from New Brunswick.

Advantages and amenities:

  • Motorcycle package at a special rate (1 night, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, access to the hotel services)
  • 15% discount on lodging to members of a motorcycling association (not applicable on packages)
  • 24/7 video surveillance and night watchman
  • Parking directly in front of your room
  • Motorcycle wash station with hot water, bucket, cloth and soap
  • Restaurant and pub

Sélectôtel – Amqui

Located in the Matapédia Valley, this hotel offers 75 units for a cozy night after a long day of riding on the roads of Gaspésie. Several attractions and activities are available nearby.

Advantages and amenities:

  • Parking with video surveillance
  • Rooms with direct access to the parking area
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant and bar

Auberge L’Ambassadeur – Amqui

Located at the heart of the Matapédia Valley, this 4-star hotel offers 48 comfortable units. The restaurant menu features regional ingredients and offers a wine list of privately imported wines.

Advantages and amenities:

  • Motorcycle package at a special rate (1 night, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast)
  • 15% discount to members of the Québec Motorcycling Federation (FMQ)
  • Closed garage for your motorcycle (without video surveillance)
  • Room overlooking the parking area upon request
  • Motorcycle wash station with pressure washer
  • Restaurant and bar 
  • Fitness room


Hôtel Le Manoir – Baie-Comeau

Located in Baie-Comeau’s historic district near the ferry terminal to Gaspésie, Le Manoir (4 stars) offers you a stay in a French colonial-style building with a patio overlooking the St. Lawrence. Many of the hotel’s 60 rooms also offer stunning views of the water.

Advantages and amenities:

  • 15% discount on lodging to members of the Québec Motorcycling Federation (FMQ)
  • Parking with video surveillance
  • Hoses to clean your motorcycle
  • Restaurant


Motel l’Archipel – Cap-aux-Meules

This charming and colourful motel is ideally located on the archipelago’s central island, slightly off the main road. You’ll love the proximity to the sea—the peaceful Gros-Cap Beach is only a few steps away from your room!

Advantages and amenities:

  • Kitchenette area in each unit
  • Direct access to the parking lot from each unit
  • Access to a washer and dryer if you stay in the mobile home
  • Several services nearby: laundromat, grocery stores, restaurants, etc.


Now that you’re more familiar with the motorcycle-friendly accommodations available in our regions, it’s time to plan your next motorcycle road trip! Which of these options will you include on your itinerary?

Author Anne-Josée Pineau

Born in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Anne-Josée Pineau loves this region and is delighted to introduce others to it. Never far from the sea, she’s fascinated by lighthouses and could live on seafood alone! On this blog, she likes to write about our regions’ unusual attractions, make your mouth water by describing local delicacies, and pique your interest by revealing some of the hidden beauty found in Québec by the Sea. In other words, she wants to provide you with lots of ideas for an unforgettable vacation!

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