A good-value, few-frills, modern hotel, the Novotel is in the heart of the animated, bar-lined Esplanade area, near the St. Lawrence Market, the Air Canada Centre, Union Station, and the Entertainment District. The recreation facilities are especially extensive for the price with a fitness center, indoor heated pool, sauna and Jacuzzi. The restaurant, Café Nicole, serves a hearty breakfast buffet, included in some rates, in additiona to lunch and dinner. The Stage Door
Lounge, with its comfy couches and fireplace, serves cocktails and snacks until midnight daily.