Val D'Or is surprisingly expensive. The price of gold means the town and the mining region are on an upswing and the prices swing up in tandem. Having tried many of the better motels/hotels in town we were feeling adventurous, due partly to a $160 per night rate at one of the above-mentioned establishments.
We went to look at L'Orpailleur... more
I stayed at this Auberge for two weeks in March. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. It was definitely nicer than any of the hotels in town and a lower cost as well. There are several rooms at the hotel- some of which have nice, private washrooms. The rooms are well-kept and the bed and overall atmosphere was very... more
We had a very enjoyable stay at the charming Auberge Orpailleur in Val d'Or.
The inn compares very favorably to its more "commercial" competitors by the quality of its accomodation (the rooms are especially cute), the warmth of the welcoming (the owners are a nice French couple, with children) and its location in the middle of the charming Miners' village... more
Rien de spécial pour le Gite L'Orpailleur de Val d'Or, quartier Bourlamaque. Oui, vous séjournerez dans un ancien "Staff House" du quartier historique et minier de Bourlamaque. Par contre autant vous le dire: il y a un jour de 1 pouce et demi en dessous des portes, vous entendrez le moindre murmure de votre voisin (en espérant qu'il ne ronfle pas), les planchers et l'escalier craquent comme ça... more