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The Hotel on Pownal

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146 Pownal Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 3W6, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stay there for 4 days for a wedding I should have never wasted money going to. This hotel is clean and rooms. Are basic. Personally I think no better than 3.5 stars. The view from the hotel is a car park. For Charlestown I suspect this a one of the better hotels as there does seem to be much on... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This has become our go to hotel when visiting Charlottetown. We like to be close to downtown and within walking distance to most things to do and see as well as places to eat in town. So far the Hotel on Pownal has not disappointed us. We are always greeted nicely and had a great stay at this hotel. We... More 

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this kind review! We're proud to be your go-to hotel in Charlottetown. I'm so happy to hear that you feel as though we make the little touches count because that is exactly what our guest service philosophy is all about! We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at this Hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We liked how they had a Tea/coffee station there all the time. Their cookies are very yummy too. Rooms were very comfortable. Plenty of choice for breakfast. The location is excellent as you can walk to everything, restaurants, theatre, waterfront, boardwalk.

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We love being able to provide little perks such as the tea and coffee station and our homemade cookies. We hope you'll be back to see us again! More 

Vernon, Canada
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39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we checked into this hotel to the time we left we had great service and everyone was friendly. It was a little pricey $160 a night plus all the taxes (188) but the great breakfast including gluten free items for my needs to the complimentary happy hour from 5 to 6 made it very nice. The room... More 

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I'm so glad you enjoyed our little extras such as the gluten free breakfast items and complimentary guest reception. We have an awesome Guest Service team here and they do deserve a “well done” so I'll be sure to share your review with them. Many thanks once again for the... More 

Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is perfectly located for easy access to the Charlottetown attractions such as the Centre for the Arts, the Basilica, Victoria Row, the waterfront and just wandering through the heritage district. The attractive lobby had a good selection of maps and materials and the reception staff provided great suggestions for things to see and do and places to eat.... More 

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review! Our location really is tough to beat. I'm so happy to hear that you took advantage of our concierge services so that we could help you have a memorable Island experience. I'm sorry you found the air conditioner in your room noisy. We are currently evaluating this situation and working towards quieter alternatives. Your... More 

Harrisonburg, Virginia
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a lot of research on where to stay before our trip to PEI this summer. We actually had reservations at another hotel but switched when this one became available - very glad we did! Pros: - Don't be put off by the old-style motel look of the outside of this hotel. The lobby and breakfast areas are stylish... More 

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this valuable feedback! I'm so happy we were able to accommodate your travel dates and I'm even more pleased to hear you’ll stay with us again. I'm glad you felt like we provided you with great value for the services and amenities you experienced. We will continue to evolve so that your list of Cons... More 

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50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes large known chains are the way to go but other times you get more from choosing a hotel with local charm. Loved the service and small touches, candy dishes filled all the time, Week day social hours with beer and wine, homemade cookies. Cozy, beautiful flowers , nice to just sit outside your room. It's all about location,location, location.... More 

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. In particular, I am so pleased to hear you reference the services and small touches that you feel exude local charm – that is what we strive for every day! We are also very lucky to have a wonderful landscaping team who take great pride in maintaining our beautiful flowers. They were... More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read many reviews of hotels in Charlottetown before deciding on the Hotel on Pownal. It was a good decision. The price was reasonable, everyone working at the hotel was nice and helpful, and the hotel was very comfortable. The late afternoon Gahan beer was a treat, as the owner of the hotel also owns many restaurants, including one that... More 

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback! We’re glad your research lead you to The Hotel on Pownal and we look forward to seeing you when you return! More 

Kanata
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights and were not disappointed. The hotel is within walking distance to all sorts of pubs and shops. Room was extremely clean, free breakfast was a bonus. Love the Kurig machine in room. Beautiful lobby lounge area. Check in was fast and so friendly. The genttleman recommended excellent restaurants; (Gahan House and Fishbones ) which we loved?.... More 

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for recommending us to future guests! I've passed along your compliments to our housekeeping team – we are extremely proud of how hard they work. I'm also pleased to hear that our front desk agent was helpful and that you enjoyed many of our amenities. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Toronto
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night in Aug 2015. Rooms were nicely decorated and bathroom was clean and had a lot of toiletries available. Great location walking distance to everything! Breakfast was very good but seating is limited. They gave us bottles of water the next day for our ride which was kind! Great stay

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Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay! We do our best to accommodate as many of our guests as possible during breakfast but unfortunately, it can get a bit crowded at times and I am sorry for any inconvenience that may have caused. Come visit us again soon! More 

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