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Shaw's Hotel and Cottages

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   99 Apple Tree Road, Brackley Beach, Prince Edward Island C1E 0Z4, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Brackley Beach
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cottage is very small, but comfortable. My beef is that the glasses & mugs were't replaced each day from the hotel, but were cleaned by the cleaners with their cleaning cloths.I think this is very unsanitary. I suspected this from the beginning , so I washed them myself. Also, soap wasn't replaced each day. There were 2 bars there... More

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Markham, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cottage layout was fantastic and we enjoyed the fireplace every evening. Most cottages are on a large lawn (i.e. not surrounded by trees) which was disappointing at first. However, they are ample distances apart and it ensured that the bugs were not too bad. Great location for a hike through the Provincial Park, and the beach is massive. Our kids... More

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a reason Shaw's Hotel survives as the oldest family-run hotel in Canada - they know how to treat visitors. It was obvious that many of the families staying in cottages return every year. We stayed in the hotel itself. Our room was very comfortable, and we experienced none of the plumbing problems anyone mentioned. The TV in our... More

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

As we drove up to this old Victorian home, we were in awe of the scenery. The staff are pleasant and the grounds are charming. The rooms are a good size with no phone and old tv. The beds were uncomfortable and the shower alternated between scalding hot and freezing. The room had a number of large beetles and the... More

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Connecticut
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Shaw's was a clean, quaint, lovely place to stay while visiting PEI. The staff were all very helpful and kind (which, honestly, goes for just about everyone we met on Prince Edward Island). Our first room (on the third floor with two double beds) did not give us enough room, especially with our suitcases - but it was no problem... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It was a beautiful location and close to lot of things. we had a group of 10 people and lets just say they offered us a choice between one of there big cabins or a small we choose the big one so we could be all together.. we paid for the room and while we are about to walk up... More

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Robbie S, Owner at Shaw's Hotel and Cottages, responded to this review

It is always a concern of ours at Shaw’s Hotel to provide a memorable guest experience. Regarding your concerns The Wi-Fi is rural internet and I informed the gentleman who registered that if you all tried to connect at the same time the system would crash. The system works ok for browsing until there is too much usage of Netflix,... More

Alberton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

we've been having dinner in this charming countryside restaurant for the French National Day and we really enjoyed as well the service and the elegant setting and of course amazing food: a pleasure for the eyes and a delight for the taste buds.....

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North Bay, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Shaw's epitomizes everyone's image of what Prince Edward Island must be like: trees and lawns waving gently in the Atlantic breeze, afternoons under an almost tropical sun on hot, sandy beaches, sumptuous seafood suppers and cool evenings comforted by locally-knit sweaters. Canada's oldest family-owned hotel offers this and much more. The idyllic setting -- a relaxing ten-minute tree-lined walk from... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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223 hotel reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Overall, we enjoyed a three night off-season visit to Shaw’s, an historic inn/hotel beside beautiful (and windswept) Brackley Beach. The properrty has been in business since the mid-19c under the management of successive generations of the eponymous family. The location is somewhat isolated, an advantage for those seeking tranquillity. Apart from walking the beach, there’s not much to do in... More

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Portland, Maine
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We've got two more nights and I'm already getting the family asking about next year. We wanted a family get away, where we could hang on the beach, or just relax. As soon as we arrived, it felt right. The location has privacy, space, beauty and access to wonderful beaches. Well kept and reasonable prices for accommodations. Breakfast has been... More

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Address: 99 Apple Tree Road, Brackley Beach, Prince Edward Island C1E 0Z4, Canada
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Location: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Brackley Beach
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Hotel Class:3 star — Shaw's Hotel and Cottages 3*
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Shaw's Hotel And Cottages Brackley Beach, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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