Long road back for Quebec City hotels

Photo: Château Frontenac

The stately Château Frontenac soars above the St. Lawrence River.

In any other year, the Auberge Internationale de Québec would be buzzing with backpackers looking for somewhere to set down their gear before heading to the Plains of Abraham, wandering the streets of Vieux-Québec or having a drink at a nearby pub. Not this year.