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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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Loved every second of our stay! It was clean and quiet and close to everything downtown! Very modern place...friendly staff that made sure everything was perfect! The free breakfast was just enough to get you started for the day and the happy hour was a great little extra! We opted out of having our room freshened up since we were... More 

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

WOW! Thank you for this great review, Joanie! I’m so happy to hear that you loved every second of your stay - it doesn't get much better than that. I’m glad you were able to take advantage of our Greener is Cleaner program by forgoing your housekeeping as it’s not only good for the environment, but it allowed you to... More 

vancouver
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I stayed for 4 nights mid November, 2015. Check in at 1;00am no problem, check out at 5:00am no problem. The hotel is clean and quiet. I had a suite with a bedroom and kitchen. There was a dinner table and a TV with about 60 channels. There was a nice little breakfast with French toast, hard boiled eggs, toast... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review! I’m so happy to hear that our efficiency unit was the perfect setup for your 4 night stay. I’m delighted to hear you’ll be back to see us again next year – we look forward to seeing you! More 

Toledo, Oh
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20 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This hotel is on Prince Edward Island, which explains the high price for an average hotel. The beds were comfortable and the personnel at the check-in desk were helpful. There are no elevators in the hotel and the room AC was inadequate. Cookies were provided two times a day, and beer and wine were served between 5-6:30, but no snacks.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share this review. I’m sorry to hear that you found your stay with us to be just average, we certainly strive for more than that. I’m glad our guest services team was helpful and that you enjoyed our fresh baked cookies and weeknight guest reception. I’m sorry you were disappointed with our complimentary... More 

Sambro, Canada
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

I have been here a number of times and I love it. Small, extremely friendly and fantastic extras. Free breakfast is great and complinentary drink 5 to 6 pm, cookies too! In the heart of Charlottetown walking distance to many great pubs and restaurants

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

Thank you so much for your review. It’s wonderful to hear that you are experiencing the same great service over multiple stays; repeat business is one of the greatest measures of success! We’re a fan of the cookies and the guest reception ourselves, but the best compliment you can give us is regarding our extremely friendly team – thank you... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This hotel is great. The free happy hour from 5-6 is awesome. Sit in front of the fireplace, read the paper and drink a beer...with yummy cookies! Gym is good, breakfast is nice and offers a hot selection as well. Would totally stay here again.

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. You’ve done a wonderful job of describing our happy hour experience, which we happen to think is pretty awesome too! The best feedback is knowing that you would stay with us again. Let us know the next time you’re in town and we’ll save a seat in front of the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stayed at The Hotel on Pownal in September 2015. When driving up to the Hotel it looked much more like a Motel. In very good and well maintained condition. The Motel portion of the Hotel was not an issue and should not stop you from booking this Hotel. The staff was excellent and the service was impeccable. The room... More 

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Thank Sparky-1967
Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful compliments! Our hotel does have a unique layout, but we like to think it just adds to the character of the building and you certainly can’t beat the location. I’m happy to hear you were surprised by our breakfast, and that our service did not disappoint. Thank you for the fair and honest feedback regarding... More 

Delaware, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were here in September. Loved and enjoyed everything about this hotel. The location, awesome, the staff, fantastic, the hospitality, amazing!. Recently renovated, modern, comfortable. You get the feeling the manager and staff really care. Enjoyed a cocktail reception with other guests. Have seen this at other hotels in the past but this time it felt like the staff was... More 

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

Reading this review made my day! Thank you so much for the wonderful compliments and in particular for praising our fantastic guest services team. I’m delighted you felt so welcome at our guest reception – it’s our favorite time of day! We hope you’ll make it back to PEI again too and look forward to welcoming you back to The... More 

Chester
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights on maritimes trip. Very comfortable suite with sitting area, bed rooms and a proper kitchen with a full sized oven and utensils (no sharp knife) which we didn't actually use as we wished to go out, but would be great for a longer stay. Breakfast was continental with boiled eggs, pastries and muffins as well.... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay in one of our efficiency suites! I’m so glad our location made up for us not having a pool. We are truly very lucky to be in the heart of downtown Charlottetown but tucked away from the noise. I hope you’ll stay with us again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for a conference for 4 nights. The room was clean and beds were comfortable. It was nice to have the walk out door. The only issue I had was that the portable air conditioner was loud. Bring ear plugs. The breakfast was basic and lovely for what it was. It is also nice that from 5-6 there... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I apologise for the noise of the air conditioner, we are looking into an alternative solution. Otherwise, I am happy to read that your stay was a great one, and you are right, our team is amazing! Thanks again and we hope you’ll come back to visit us soon! More 

Morton, Illinois
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We spent three nights at this very cost effective property. The large staff ( which may have included students in Hotel Mgt at local college ) was excellent. We had a King room which was fine. As noted in earlier review, some of these rooms have free standing A/C units in the room. It was a bit noisy but worked... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review of The Hotel on Pownal. You are correct, our team does include both current and former students of the Tourism and Hospitality programs at Holland College. We provide an opportunity for current students to complete the on-the-job training hours that are required as a part of their program,... More 

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