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Address: 1 Terry Fox Drive, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Wonderful Garden Party

Attended the LG's garden party in July and had a nice time. Wonderful views, beautiful gardens, excellent hospitality.

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Attended the LG's garden party in July and had a nice time. Wonderful views, beautiful gardens, excellent hospitality.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Free tours are conducted inside this historic mansion. Prominent location overlooking the Charlottetown harbour. Well tended perennial garden.

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Thank MMLDM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only drove by during our trip to Charlottetown but it was very beautiful! I generally am not interested in buildings but the view and mature area was breathtaking. I'd love to go back to walk the grounds.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main building is being renovated so the inside was not accessible. If you are interested in the workings, next door is the alternative. However, the edifice is lovely with flowers and statuary.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Visited during a New Year levee. The architectural is beautiful as you might expect. There are also some beautiful paintings including several by Robert Harris who painted the Fathers of Confederation.

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Boca Raton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Beautiful grounds and view! You are able to walk around the lovely flower and vegetable gardens. So manicured and colorful. Fabulous view of the water too.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The grounds of this house are accessible year round to the public. We weren't able to go inside off-season. It is in use as a residence so that is understandable. The grounds themselves are immaculately kept and made for a great stroll. Be sure to visit nearby Victoria Park and also to take a walk through the historic downtown.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We had a private tour that was very informative. The house is absolutely beautiful. We got to see the bedroom where the Queen and other royalties stay when they visit.

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We went to the government house went it was raining and got a private tour because no one else was here. The guide was very nice and we learned a lot of information. It was a lovely house and I loved it. And best of all, it was all free! Did you know that the government house cost only 7000... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Our guide at the Government House could have used more enthusiasm and humour. Look, I understand these guides have to give this tour numerous times per day, so much that they're probably sick of the sound of their own voice and the wide-eyed wonder of the next fresh batch of tourists. But this was our first and perhaps last visit... More 

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