Québec, January 6th, 2012 – Today, the Hôtel de Glace opens to the public. For the 2012 season, this masterful structure entirely made of ice and snow will be accessible from January 6th until March 25th, 2012. The Hôtel de Glace offers two distinctive adventures whether you come to visit during the day or in the evening. With its brand new design and fascinating program of activities, the Hôtel de Glace will amaze you this winter!
The 2012 design of the Hôtel de Glace will be dedicated to the Northern Québec and the First Nations of this huge territory. Through the art, culture, knowledge and values of the First Nations of Northern Québec, visitors will enter a journey between folklore and modernity.
This season, new outdoor activities for families will be available on site. Two major projects will be launched this winter: the realization of an ice skating rink of 40-ft in diameter and the creation of the longest covered slide completely made of ice and snow. A great addition for the upcoming winter that will surely please visitors of all ages!
Program of activities
This season, the Hôtel de Glace will be more vibrant than ever! Thematic weekends around the First Nations of Northern Québec, festive evenings at the Ice Bar, Folkloric Sundays at the Sugar Shack, Spring Break “Family Winter Pleasures”, Grand Opening Night; the activities will delight you this winter. To fully enjoy these activities, please note that the parking is free at all times.
For more information about the 2012 program of activities, please consult the Website.
Since 2001, the Hôtel de Glace impresses by its unique character and its magical design. Enjoy one of the famous cocktails served in an ice glass, follow a guided tour, feel like a child again by going down the Grand Ice Slide or spend the night in one of our 36 rooms or thematic suites giving access to the outer spas and sauna. The Hôtel de Glace, a must see attraction to be discovered this winter!
Sarah M. Matthews, Communications Adviser
Phone: 418 623-2888, ext.101