7 Romantic Hotels in Laval, Quebec with French Canadian Charm

With high-class shopping, great restaurants, relaxing Scandinavian spas and opportunities to explore its parks and outdoor wildlife, Laval, Quebec provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic vacation and a little French-Canadian Charm.

I love destinations that allow me to immerse myself in the local vibe. Laval, a suburb of Montreal, is just the place to get a real feel for French-Canadian culture. From premier shopping attractions, like Centropolis and the CF Carrefour Centre, to outdoor soaks in Scandinavian spas and the many trails and nature reserves offering hiking and kayaking, there is something here for everyone.

One cannot talk about French-Canadian charm without discussing the food. In Laval, you’ll find plenty of restaurants featuring local dishes, like Oregon Wine Bar, Les Insulaires Microbrewery and L’Antre-News Creperie-Bistro. If you’re feeling like something more exotic, try one of the more than 50 Sushi bars and Asian-themed restaurants within the city limits, including top-rated Torii Sushi, Tamashi and Miss Won.

So how does all of this factor into a romantic escape? From the luxurious décor and hospitality of Le St-Martin House to a relaxing dip in the Scandinavian pools of the Spa and Hotel Finlandais to the romantic adult-themed suites of Le Febreville, these unique hotel properties in Laval embody the province’s unique French-Canadian culture and provide the perfect inspiration for a romantic getaway.

A Luxury Hotel in the Heart of the City

If you love luxury hotels in the heart of it all, Le St-Martin Hôtel & Suites is the perfect spot. Take a short walk to Laval’s outdoor shopping complex, Centropolis, to source some superb dining options and special events.

The inside of the hotel features admirable French-Canadian accents, including light walls, a stone fireplace and dark wood furnishings. Tucked to the side is a beautiful grand piano and bar, which adds to the luxuriousness of the large lobby sitting area.

The standard rooms feature deep armchairs and contemporary décor. In the more spacious bedrooms, you’ll find cozy sitting areas where you can snuggle by the fireplace. Lavish suites offer kitchenettes, plus separate living and sleeping spaces.

Le St-Martin Hotel & Suites

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (2084 reviews)

Full-Service Hotel Close to Popular Attractions

While the size and style of the Sheraton Laval Hotel might not scream charm or romance at first, this full-service hotel has plenty to offer. Its central location is ideal for exploring attractions, in the heart of downtown Laval and next to the CF Carrefour Centre and its many restaurants.

At the hotel’s restaurant, La Piazza, enjoy the Friday night poutine bar and splurge at their famous chocolate fountain. Get a round of drinks at Bar Cupola after dinner or head out and explore Laval’s bustling nightlife.

The indoor pool is a great place to escape for a relaxation break, where you can soak in the jacuzzi or warm up inside the steam room and sauna. If you have time, schedule a massage at Amerispa, located by the pool.

Sheraton Laval Hotel

Top rated
9.0 Excellent (2060 reviews)

A Restaurant and Inn in a Romantic Restored Ancestry Home

Immersing yourself in French cuisine and culture is a must when visiting Quebec. At Les Menu Plaisirs, you’ll find yourself in a restaurant-with-rooms, located in a romantic restored ancestry home that will make you feel like you’re staying at a French cottage.

Les Menu Plaisirs restaurant is known for its fine-dining menu filled with French-Canadian delights. You should not miss the trendy restaurant when visiting the area. Try the Chef’s surprise for two and leave the romantic dinner planning to them.

The restaurant property is also a little inn with four rooms and four studios, all inspiring an intimate feel with dark wood accents. You’ll find the Marché Zad grocery store nearby, where you can stock up on groceries and whip up a meal in your room’s kitchenette.

On a warm sunny day, be sure to sit and sip a cocktail in the property’s beautiful courtyard, which surrounds a water feature with flowers and plants.

Les Menus Plaisirs


A Scandinavian Spa Steps from Your Hotel Room

Take a relaxation vacation at the Spa & Hotel Finlandais, where you will be given preferential rates to the attached Scandinavian spa. Enjoy the traditional Nordic spa cycle alternating between hot, cold and relaxation stations. Make sure to try floating in the bubble chairs as the pool lights up beneath you.

The hotel rooms are modern and depending on your budget, you can lounge by an in-room fireplace or soak in a large bathtub. Consider a trip with a group of your closest friends and rent the Maison de l’Enclos, a century-old country-style house located on the Rivière-des-Mille-Îles. The chalet is full of character, with four bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious living room with a fireplace.

Hôtel Le Rivage

Top rated
8.8 Excellent (1014 reviews)

Escape to the Island for a Spa Getaway

Want a true escape from the city to explore the outdoors? What’s more romantic than staying at a serene spa and hotel located on an island in the middle of a river?

L’Oasis de l’Île hotel and spa is a hidden gem where you immerse yourself in the island’s nature and Scandinavian spa. If you want to venture back to the mainland, Laval is just a 10-minute drive away.

All rooms, no matter their size, will inspire a relaxing stay. With little decorative touches like pillows with inspirational messaging and a large wooden sleigh bed, the tone is immediately set for this couple’s escape.

Relax under palm trees in a comfy hammock next to the waterfall pool. Walk amongst the trees to the floating dock where you can sit next to the river and watch the sunset. For a truly indulgent touch, pick a romantic package including access to the spa pools, saunas and relaxation areas, as well as a spa treatment and a three-course dinner at the incredible hotel restaurant.

L'Oasis de l'Île

8.4 Very good (1094 reviews)

Hip and Trendy Modern Rooms on a Budget

The O Motel and Suites is a very affordable motel with limited, but quality amenities. The rooms are renovated with chic furnishings and a unique hip and trendy décor. Each room has its own specific style and some of the larger rooms and suites feature Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces.

Comic-like paintings, sleek leather chairs and sofas, bright colours and fancy features such as rain showers and soaking tubs can be found in some of these budget-friendly rooms.

For breakfast, head over to L’Oeuficiel, who will serve up something guaranteed to be delicious. For lunch or dinner, grab a bite at Tamashi, Long Sushi or La Vita, an Italian restaurant nearby.

Motel Newstar Laval

8.2 Very good (4067 reviews)

A Sexy Adult-Only Themed Vacation Spot

Situated next to a beautiful garden with water features, Le Fabreville offers many affordable rooms within minutes from downtown Laval.

What Le Fabreville is most known for are its adult-themed suites, designed to offer couples a unique romantic escape. Each room sets the mood for a different romantic in-suite experience. In L’Oceana, you’ll find a massive two-person tub to lounge in, while in L’Utopia, you’ll marvel at the futuristic furnishings and LED light touches throughout the space.

If the themed suites are not enough to inspire romance, select a unique add-on package, which includes champagne, fine chocolates and romantic extras like massage oils, scented candles and adult toys.

Le Fabreville Motel & Suites

7.6 Good (708 reviews)