Summer fun at Fairmont Le Château Montebello

Published on June 4 2024

Its shaping up to be a busy summer, with a full program of activities for afamily vacation, aromantic getaway, or arestorative self-care weekend. On the water or in the wild, Fairmont Le Château Montebello gives you lots of ways to make the most of summer.

A unique resort

Hailed as the world’s largest log building, Fairmont Le Château Montebello is a true Petite Nation landmark. From the moment you pass through its gates, you can’t help marvelling at its imposing façade, impressive six-sided fireplace, and vast wooded property overlooking the Ottawa River. With its rooms combining comfort, luxury and elegance, and its spectacular natural setting, this is one place you won’t soon forget.

Experience outstanding customer service at Fairmont Le Château Montebello, which offers a warm, hospitable atmosphere where every member of the team shares their passion for the region and their expertise in guiding you to the best activities. Enjoy the personal touches and genuine welcome that make every stay unique and unforgettable.

Every season, the resort offers attractive packages that combine activities, accommodation and meals. The Summer Fun package includes overnight accommodation (minimum 2 nights), daily breakfast, daily activities, and a visit to a historic site, plus credits for spa, golf and dining. What’s more, children (age 17 and under) stay free when sharing a room with two adults!

Activities for the whole family

The summer activity program has something for everyone, whatever your interests. Whether you want to relax, have fun, explore, or learn, there’s a perfect pastime for you.

Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the sports chalet next to the hotel offers equipment rental (no reservation required): cycling, mini-golf, tennis, horseshoes, remote-controlled cars, pétanque, croquet, basketball and volleyball.

For a refreshing dip, there’s the outdoor swimming pool, with a deck lined with lounge chairs and parasols (private cabanas can also be booked). Kayaks, canoes and paddleboards are also available for rent for nautical excursions on the calm waters of the Ottawa River.

For cyclists, there’s a lot to explore! Montebello Mountain Bike invites you to ride 20 km of trails for beginners to experts. The trails around the Château can also be explored on foot. You’ll see: there’s never a dull moment at Fairmont Le Château Montebello!

A truly memorable stay

When it comes to the guestrooms, the renovated rooms have a luxurious feel, while other rooms have a warm, rustic style that reflects the hotels history. The beds are comfortable, the rooms are quiet, and some rooms have magnificent river views. Deluxe rooms, larger and more elegantly appointed, are also available. In short, the hotel has everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay.


Did you know that the Fairmont Le Château Montebello’s gardens are included on the 2024 Top 25 Historic Hotels Worldwide® Most Magnificent Gardens List? They’re planted with more than 15 varieties of herbs, 10 varieties of edible flowers, and 12 varieties of vegetables. They’re enriched with the resort’s own homemade compost, and irrigated with water from the Ottawa River!

Fairmont Le Château Montebello is a culinary treasure trove where the chefs are committed to using local, seasonal produce. That approach is reflected in every dish, guaranteeing freshness and quality! Most of the produce comes from a local certified organic farm. Breakfast, served in Aux Chantignoles restaurant, is simply delicious. Take the opportunity to sit on the terrace and admire the fountain and flower gardens.

And don’t miss the famous barbecue, served on the terrace during the summer months. Enjoy dishes prepared in front of you, adding an unforgettable interactive dimension to your dining experience. From appetizer to dessert, each course surpasses the last. As for the wonderful brunch, no two ways about it: you absolutely have to try it!

Forecast for your visit to Fairmont LeChâteau Montebello: lots of fun and sunshine! Its the ideal place in Petite Nation for a holiday with family, as a couple or with friends. The SummerFun package is available until September1, 2024.

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