Saint Nicolas, Quebec

Quebec City KOA

Saint Nicolas, Quebec



Saint Nicolas, Quebec
Phone: (418) 831-1813

Sites: 220
Recent Rate: $45 9/2015

Latitude: 46.6987974916232
Longitude: -71.3011541741333

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

29 Reviews

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Sandy D

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $45.00
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We have used this campground a few times. It is always good.

The sites are reasonably placed, but it is very popular in the summer. This is good place for kids, so you have to be careful when driving around the site, as there are a few places where they can surprise you. Security is good, cleanliness is good. Sites are gravel at grade level with some having a concrete patio. All rig sizes can be handled.

WiFi is weak and needs to be upgraded. We were there when it wasn't crowded, but still had difficulty staying on.

Overall, excellent campsite for Quebec City and the area. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Quebec City is limitless.

Don't drive in. Go to Levis, park there, and take the ferry over. You will not regret doing this!

Also consider Montmerency falls not free, and the closer waterfall just on the other side of the highway from the campsite. Great walk with the dog! Drive there and park, it's free!

Also tour Isle d'orleans. Go left after the bridge to the island (most people go right) lovely tour to pick up cider, wine and arts and crafts. Stop off at the maritime park on the other side.

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acadiandave

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $80.00
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Many of the spots were flooded during our visit, we had to locate our travel trailer in such a way that we could enter and exit without being in deep puddles. They made no effort to put down any gravel in the drives or pads while we were there. There was little room to even let the dog out witout her getting wet or muddy. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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DiplomatTraveler

Review Count: 139
States Visited: 45
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $45.00
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This is a large park, typical of most KOAs with play area and swimming pool. Sites are gravel, level, and long enough for most size rigs. Only a few sites have 50 amp, so if you require it, you'll want to make a reservation. There are premium sites for an extra fee which have a paved patio area and round picnic table rather than grass and a normal picnic table. Site J7 was long enough for our 40' MH and car parked in the front. We had neighbors on all sides and still had plenty of room for all slides and awnings. The park makes a good base for exploring Old Quebec City. We appreciated that several of the office staff spoke English and could help with translating those parts of the camp booklet that were in French. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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SMorin

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $50.00
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This is a large campground with some paved, some gravel roads - not too wide but okay for navigating our 44' rig. The pads are gravel and level with large grassy areas between sites, including a picnic table and fire pit. Some premium sites have a concrete patio. There are limited 50 amp sites, so be sure to reserve a site if you require 50 amp. All the utilities worked well. There are a few large trees, so satellite reception will depend on the position of your dish - we were fine. There is free wifi with several boosters around the park, but it worked for us intermittently. While we did not use the amenities, the campground has a very nice playground and pool. The campground is very near the Autoroad and very convenient to visiting Quebec City. We would definitely stay here in the future if we are in the area. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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1coloradan

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $56.00
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The sites were good, even thought KOA close. Dog walk was small. Staff was friendly and helpful. We would stay here again. Close to city with shuttle service available. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Shuttle to Quebec City; discount when tour was also purchased. Go to Levi, park and get the ferry across to Quebec City to visit the lower part of city; one can then take the funicular up to the main part of town.

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MikulasGoneAgain!

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $50.00
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I can't say enough good things about this place. If I ever visit Quebec City again, I will absolutely stay in this park. From the super friendly staff members to the security and cleanliness of the park, there were no disappointments. We camped there with our two kids, 10 and 16, and we were only a 20 minute drive into Old Quebec City, and only 5 minutes from other restaurants and shops. I used the laundry facilities, and they were reasonably priced and very clean. The Internet was super fast, and that is probably attributed to the fact that you can't stream shows on YouTube and Netflix. However, I love that concept. It keeps the Internet running smoothly for everyone. I can't say that I ever really enjoy showering in campgrounds, but I can say that for this place. They had nice music playing in all of the bathrooms, store, and laundry areas, and I truly felt like I was on vacation the whole time I was there, even while doing laundry. It's not like a state park with tons of scenery, but that didn't matter to us in the least. And oh! They had an awesome park (very clean) with a jumping pillow, and they didn't mind our entire family (adults included) making memories with our kids all jumping at the same time. I can't say enough about the friendly staff. They spoke fluent English (shame on us for not knowing more French), and one night one of the ladies even ordered our Thai take out for us. We had a perfect experience here, and if I could double the stars, I would! We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

You must try poutine at Chez Ashton and Thai food from Thaizone (they will deliver right to your campsite if requested), and while in Quebec City, make sure you have maple taffy pops and crepes! And get poutine again every chance you get! And smell the Canadian money! It truly smells like maple syrup!!

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docj

Review Count: 159
States Visited: 43
Helpful Reviews: 32

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $57.00
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This is a better-than-average KOA with spots that have reasonable width, although they aren't spacious by any means. The pull-throughs were easy to get in and out of even with all the neighboring sites full. There are a limited number of 50A sites so make a reservation if you want one. There is gated security access to the park. We were able to get DirecTV access although we had to move the MH a bit to get clear of the trees. The park's wifi was great, when it worked. But it was erratic and we eventually switched to our Rogers/Fido modem. One important driving tip if you're coming from the east on Highway 20. Even though Exit 311 is the recommended one to use, you have to make a rather difficult lane change to get across two lanes of traffic entering the freeway from the bridge to Quebec. It turns out that the next exit, 305, puts you out on Chemain Olivier which is the road the KOA is on. Just turn right coming off the highway and the campground is will be on your left about 4km up the road. It's a lot safer and a lot easier on your nerves. If you've never been to old Quebec, there's no reason to spend your money on the expensive tours which the park would like to sell you. Just drive east on highway 20 and follow the signs to the ferry at Levi. You can park your car for $10 and the fare for seniors was $3 each and the ferry lets you off right in the old city. The ferry runs every 30 minutes all day. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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Oriana

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $62.00
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Stopped for a night while heading through Quebec. It is located close to the Hwy # 20, but is shielded from road noise. Check-in was quick and they spoke English. The grounds are long and narrow and only 1 single fairly narrow road doubles as an entry and exit, so passing an opposing vehicle is challenging, especially on tight corners. Our site and others around us was fairly short, being insufficient to park the truck in front of the coach (41' 5'er). They are also fairly tight and we had our neighbour's water pipe in the middle of the grass just outside the door. Services were good quality, Wifi was reasonable. Interior roads were gravel and reasonable condition. No pet area that we could find. Departure was a challenge with trucks parked everywhere. Doesn't help that their signs are only in French. Way over priced for the quality of the sites. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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nuevomex

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $55.00
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Excellent Wi-Fi! Best we've had, including the US. Clean, friendly, bilingual. We camped in a big rig. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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DXRFLYER

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $55.00
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The park is on the outskirts of Quebec. It is a typical KOA campground with smaller sites that are close together and lots of kids. We needed to run the electric under the unit to get a 30 amp, plug but water and sewer were on the correct side. We had a spot that was near/under a tree and that made it a pleasant place. Staff was efficient and courteous, offering helpful hints and tips. The W-iFi was terrible. Unreliable and spotty at best. Also beware, there is only one English speaking radio station (PBS) and no English speaking TV. Bring lots of CDs if you are so inclined. Quebec itself was very nice. We found the folks friendly and pleasant to deal with. Dining out at a good restaurant is very expensive but then again you get what you pay for. Fuel prices are also up there so plan your routes carefully. We wouldn't hesitate returning if the occasion called for it. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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mapletod

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $50.00
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Highway noise can be heard. Staff were friendly and helpful. WiFi was very good. Close driving distance to the old town of Quebec City. Well located service hook-ups. If we come to Quebec City again we would stay again. We stayed for two days this time around. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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sjones

Review Count: 136
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $55.00
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This campground has 2 levels the upper level has the premium sites with 50 amp. It is also close to the freeway and the noisier. The premium area had cement and grass sitting area, the pad was rock. The Wi-Fi was one of the fastest we have seen. The utilities where well placed on most sites but not on ours it worked out. The campground is close to Quebec cite and well placed for seeing the area. Would stay here again. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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cdude

Review Count: 113
States Visited: 45
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $52.00
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Rate includes tax and value card discount. Site was level and services were all okay, but sewer connection was at an extended length for our unit, but was workable. Well maintained park with friendly bilingual staff who automatically speak english to you when they hear you talking to your spouse. Was a busy long weekend so we did not try the Wi-Fi instead using our Bell stick which worked great. Have stayed here several times and will return when next in area. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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mcharland

Review Count: 152
States Visited: 49
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $50.00
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Park is nicely maintained. Easy access from highway and not far from Quebec City. Main roads are paved, side roads are gravel as are sites. Grass in between sites. Sites are nicely spaced but could be a little longer for big rigs as parking your tow vehicle can be difficult. Be aware that for the non 50 amp sites the connections are shared so you may have your electric and water on the opposite side of your rig. Our site was level. Trees throughout the park, but I was able to use satellite. Park is busy during summer months and fills up fairly well each evening. Wi-Fi is free, but very, very slow. They have a shuttle (fee) into Quebec City and offer various tours. There is no fee for the shuttle if you take a tour. Many things for kids to do and activities are scheduled each day. Nice KOA and was worth the price for being near a major tourist area. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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seeyajohn

Review Count: 68
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $40.00
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This campground is organized into a series of rows with two very narrow roads on either side of a creek running front to back. Both roads are two-way but single lane. The sites are level dirt sites with full 30-amp hookups. Water can be an issue in heavy rains. It is a decent campground with no major positives or negatives. We camped at Quebec City KOA in a Motorhome.

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