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The Bottle Houses

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Address: 6891 Rte 11 | North Cape Coastal Drive, Cap-Egmont, Wellington, Prince Edward Island C0B 2E0, Canada
Phone Number: 902-854-2987
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Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass...

Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass bottles of various colors and sizes, surrounded by beautiful flower gardens. A haven for nature lovers, recyclers and photographers. The late Edouard Arsenault built the structures in the early 80's, spending the last four years of his life in this amazing project - family-run for over twenty-five years. Featured in "Ripley's Believe It or Not" and "1000 Places to see before you die".

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Bottle Houses

Loved being tourists and stopping into the Bottle Houses, located in the North Cape Coastal Drive but still close to other tourist attractions ! Was really pretty, and a good self... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved being tourists and stopping into the Bottle Houses, located in the North Cape Coastal Drive but still close to other tourist attractions ! Was really pretty, and a good self guided tour ! We highly enjoyed & recommend stopping in here :) We took many photos here as the place is very well kept, the houses are beautiful and... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok so, we heard about this attraction from the tourist info center. I would have never even known about this if she hadn't mentioned it. What a great place to stop and tour around. This place is the true testament to the Canadian Dream... How one man's passion has now become this beautiful hide a way that brings people coming... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Your comments please me enormously - so happy you enjoyed it. For the benefit of future readers of your review, I must point out the admission is $7 - may have been a typo? Again thanks from the bottom of my heart! More 

Massachusetts
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bottle houses are beautiful and really interesting. We enjoyed a self-guided tour of the houses and the grounds. The gardens were beautiful. This was definitely worth a stop.

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Happy you enjoyed your visit at The Bottle Houses! Thanks for your comments! More 

Southern, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had read about the Bottle Houses in the PEI visitor's guide. However there was not much information about these Bottle Houses, so I assumed that it was more hype than substance. As we drove along #2 towards Tignish I suggested to my wife that we turn back and tour the site, as we had just passed the turn off... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

I am extremely pleased to read your comments and I was very grateful for the conversation we had after your visit! Unfortunately, our site being a private business does hinder what government can do. Thanks for your input! Have a safe trip! More 

Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is something you don’t see every day. You pay a small fee at the gift shop, but we felt it was worth it. These houses are truly unique - one man's labor-of-love-and-art remedy for bottles that would otherwise be tossed with so many others into the landfill. It's an interesting observation about the time. Pick up a free self-guided... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Sincere thanks for your very positive review of our site! Glad you enjoyed the various components of the attraction! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The bottle houses were very unique and the gardens were quite lovely. It's too bad that it cost $7 each for approximately a 15 minute self guided tour and the location was so far from where we stayed (Charlottetown)

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! The length of the visit really depends on the individual - everyone is welcome to spend as much time as they want. Hope you enjoyed your stay on PEI! More 

Moncton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very unique,so many different bottles were used to make all the different houses. nice gift shop,you can buy a coffee and then walk through the different houses and enjoy all the great gardens surrounding the glass houses .

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! Glad you enjoyed our site ! And our coffee!!! More 

ontario canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were spectacular and the bottle houses were so amazing. We had two young children with us and we all had a fantastic visit. We stumbled upon this place and are so thankful we did, the gift shop was very reasonably priced, we had to take home some souvenirs. The lighthouse and the story that is told throughout the... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Enjoyed reading your comments and glad your family had a good time at the Bottle Houses! Hope the rest of your vacation is great! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on a suggestion from a friend that was here 20 years ago. They said it was something that shouldn't be missed and they were right. The story of how the houses are built and the taken down and rebuilt was great. The gardens surrounding the glass houses was very impressive. Even the kids thought it was pretty neat.... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Very happy you were pleased with your visit at the Bottle Houses! More 

Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bottle Houses in Wellington were probably the highlight of my PEI trip. The houses are beautifully constructed and are situated on a beautiful garden. There is even a little replica lighthouse on the property! Overall it was just delightful and we really enjoyed our visit. If you are looking for something unique than this is the place for you.... More 

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BottleHousesofPEI, Owner at The Bottle Houses, responded to this review

Very happy you were thrilled with your visit yesterday at The Bottle Houses! Thanks for the review! More 

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