We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Hotel on Pownal

Orbitz.com$125*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Professional photos
The Hotel on Pownal
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

361 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 351: English reviews
Start your review of The Hotel on Pownal
 Click to rate
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I was very pleased to stay here. The bed was extremely comfortable and the location was wonderful. We were able to walk to our destination (St. Paul's Church). Restaurants are close by as well as other stores. The morning breakfast was great too. All the staff were extremely friendly and the room was very clean. The coffee was good and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Alexa R
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you're in town for pleasure - this is a warm and delightful hotel. The rooms are BIG (the one I got was a great price and spacious) and there was a big leather couch in mine. Really relaxing. Fridge and a nice cooling unit over the four post bed (which was pretty fancy!). Washroom was a little small with...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Paul N
New Glasgow, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, this is not a 5-star hotel (or 4 for that matter), so I expect 3 to 4-star quality (but expect the location to strive to be better). The staff were all extremely friendly. After booking the hotel on a third party website and booking a small room, it was noted that there is no elevator. A phone call to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TheQuietTravellerToo
Nicole V, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Dear, TheQuietTravekkerToo, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with the Hotel on Pownal here on Tripadvisor. I am pleased to hear that you found the staff friendly and also helpful! We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service. We are a 3.5 star hotel in the downtown area of Charlottetown that does offer 24 hour coffee/tea...

Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place to stay. The staff were beyond friendly and kind. My brother and I went to tend to my Fathers death and they made our trip less stressful. They offered free tea and coffee all day and breakfast in the morning

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nametag2015
Nicole V, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your kind review about your stay and experience. I am very glad to hear our staff/services were able to ease a stressful time for you. We hope to see you again in the future.

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed March 25, 2017

My husband, teenage son and myself spent 5 nights at the Hotel on Pownal. I researched a lot of hotels before I picked this one and we weren't disappointed! The deciding factor was the weekly evening "meet and greet" with free wine and local beer. We were able to partake of it 2 times and really enjoyed it. We met...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank cazza97
Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

What a wonderful review to start the week - thank you for sharing, cazza97! We had a wonderful time hosting your family and love nothing more than when our guests are able to take full advantage of our little extras like the weeknight reception and our Greener is Cleaner program. Thank you for helping spread the word by sharing your...

Quispamsis
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Very helpful friendly staff Very accommodating . Loved our suite spacious , clean lovely. Wonderful breakfast. Loved complimentary glass of wine on Friday night. Walking to restaurant and shops. Great locations .

 Report
Helpful?
Thank WendySanford
Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you Wendy for sharing this wonderful review! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay and in particular, our weeknight guest reception (it's our favourite time of day!). We hope you'll stay with us again soon!

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed March 15, 2017

My first time staying here. I would give it an average rating. I only stayed here because of a discount I found on line. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I would stay here again if found another good deal but otherwise I will go elsewhere

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sheldon a
Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, Sheldon A. I am so happy to hear that you found our staff friendly and helpful. If you would like to contact me directly to provide more information regarding your stay, I would love to hear from you at: megan@thehotelonpownal.com or 902-892-1217. We hope to see you again soon!

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed January 21, 2017

this hotel was a very nice place to stay for business or a vacation. The staff are very friendly and when I arrived they told me there is a meet and greet with a complimentary drink, where I was served a very nice locally made beer. The free buffet breakfast was very nice with lots of options, including a locally...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Bruce M
Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you, Bruce M. for taking the time to share this thoughtful review. I'm so happy you enjoyed our guest reception - it's our favourite time of day! Our friendly crew looks forward to welcoming you back to The Hotel on Pownal the next time you're in Charlottetown.

Charlottetown
Reviewed December 30, 2016

We live on the Island and bought a night's stay at the Hotel on Pownal in a benefit Silent Auction. The lobby impressed us from the get go...beautifully, and comfortably decorated. Mariel was working at the desk and made us feel very welcome. Although the rooms are not huge, they are well-laid-out, clean, and modern. We enjoyed the guest reception...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank IslandCacher
Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for the lovely review. It's so wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we thank you for recommending us to your friends and family. I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to Mariel and Gaylene - we are so lucky to have them on our team! Last but not least, to...

Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

I found hair in the shower. I understand it may be difficult to get hair out but finding hair anywhere is the worst possible thing for me.. The staff were great but nothing can take away the hair that i found.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kat1876
Megan M, General Manager at The Hotel on Pownal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback kat1876. I hope you phoned the front desk immediately upon the discovery of our housekeeping error - we would have happily had the tub cleaned again or moved you to a new room in order for you to feel more comfortable. I apologise for your room not being up...

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

90 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (63)
Viewed
Room/Suite (12)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (43)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (27)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (5)
Viewed
Other (4)
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Charlottetown hotels
0.2 mi away
The Holman Grand Hotel
The Holman Grand Hotel
#4 of 23 in Charlottetown
391 reviews
0.1 mi away
The Harbour House
The Harbour House
#2 of 23 in Charlottetown
696 reviews
0.3 mi away
The Great George
The Great George
#1 of 23 in Charlottetown
581 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
Rodd Charlottetown
Rodd Charlottetown
#7 of 23 in Charlottetown
460 reviews
0.3 mi away
Delta Hotels by Marriott Prince Edward
0.2 mi away
The Sonata Inn
The Sonata Inn
#5 of 23 in Charlottetown
303 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With a marked fresh, urban style, The Hotel on Pownal is a modern boutique hotel ideal for those who shy away from conventionality. Located in the heart of downtown Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on historic Pownal Street, we're within a breath of shopping, fabulous dining, and the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront & boardwalk. We invite you to stay at The Hotel on Pownal - Urban Comfort & Conference Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel on Pownal

Address: 146 Pownal St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 3W6, Canada
Location: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Charlottetown
Price Range: $89 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Hotel on Pownal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 45
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Priceline, Travelocity, Expedia, Cancelon, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your The Hotel on Pownal reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Islander Guestrooms Hotel
The Hotel On Pownal Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Charlottetown
#4 Family Hotel in Charlottetown
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Hotel on Pownal staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Specifically ask for a room with some sort of view.”
TheQuietTravellerToo, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask staff for directions to your room, they are very helpful!”
brucemB6635SQ, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“Hair dryer is on the top shelf of the closet (if you are vertically challenged like me, you may not see it on first glance)”
IslandCacher, Dec 30, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room awy from stairwells or elevators.”
relative, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“There are only 2 levels in the hotel, so choose any that are near the Lobby & Front Desk”
heath1301, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Orbitz.com
$125* /night
View Deal
Priceline$129
Hotwire.com$125
Travelocity$125
View all 10 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates