Quebec convent becomes boutique hotel

Quebec convent becomes boutique hotel

[A two-year $40,000,000 “transformation” expedited and funded by the Canadian and Quebec governments]

Options for rejuvenation

Visitors can buy one of the monastery’s wellness packages that offer creativity courses, yoga or reflexology. Also offered are classes on respiration and meditation. Likewise guests can indulge in a massage or have their postures realigned by trained professionals.

Catholic World News – August 16, 2016

A Quebec Augustinian monastery for women that was cloistered until 1965 has been named the top destination for a “mental and physical reboot” by National Geographic Traveler.

The monastery, whose membership has fallen from 170 to eight over the past five decades, opened a boutique hotel last year.

Reference: Once off-limits to outsiders, Quebec City’s Augustinian monastery now welcomes the world (CBC)

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