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The Harbour House
Ranked #2 of 23 Hotels in Charlottetown
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 30, 2005

I stayed at this B&B for 4 nights with a friend. It is in a very good location. It is to the west of the main downtown area but it is within walking distance of stores and restaurants and Victoria Park. It is nice and quiet, but then again PEI seemed quiet in general so maybe that isn't a big deal.

Our room was on the top (3rd) floor (which meant lots of stair climbing). It was a very nice room with 2 double beds. The beds were clean and comfortable; the television took a while to turn on with the crazy remote control; the telephone had a hookup for internet access; and the beds were made and new towels brought up every day. The only problems with the room were the light and the location right next to the kitchenette on the third floor. First, there was never one exact spot in the room where you could get good lighting to put on makeup and other stuff one might need good light for. Second, the B&B was fairly empty (this being only May) but I think it might be a bit noisy when it is full if you are near the kitchenette because from our room I could hear our neighbors in the kitchenette getting some coffee and tea.

For breakfast, they had (among other things) fresh homemade blueberry muffins. Yum!! They also have scones, bagels, toast, and fruit. They usually have an entree for the morning - I'm not sure if you can get anything else (likes just eggs or bacon). I didn't ask and usually ate what they served. The wait staff was very friendly and willing to answer questions or give directions.

I didn't spend much time in the common areas, except to use the computer to check email. Overall, I think this is a good place to stay in PEI and would stay there again.

  • Stayed: May 2005
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Reviewed October 4, 2004

What a surprise after traveling for 6 hours in the car to check in and discover I could soothe the aching muscles in the Whirlpool tub.
Everyone was absolutely fabulous. The breakfast was fresh and hot. The location was perfect.
I was quite surprised by how modern yet quaint the city of Charlottetown was. It felt like Boston, which made me feel right at home.

3  Thank nettylang
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Reviewed September 22, 2004

We stayed here for 3 nights on our trip to Canada. The location is excellent, the breakfasts are good and the rooms are large and clean. The decor is bizarre though - not at all inkeeping with the age of the house, very garage-sale eclectic.

2  Thank Alison K
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TheHarbourHousePEI, Owner at The Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I know this response is over a decade late, but I wanted to let you know that we have made a lot of changes to the interior design and decorations! We have a brand new lobby, a new sun room...updated rooms and suites!

I hope we get the opportunity to host you again in the future! Please let us know if you are ever back in Charlottetown, PEI!

Cheers
Mike van der Gaag
Owner
The Harbour House

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Reviewed March 17, 2004

Never have I experience such delight staying at this lovely B&B. The food was lovely, and the hosts were so helpful and caring. I will definetely visit again! Thank you so much!!

3  Thank Snoozyab
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Reviewed July 21, 2003

We only stayed one night at this bed & breakfast/inn. The inn is in a turn of the century home in a quiet area about three blocks from downtown. We stayed in the main part of the house which has been completely remodeled with a private bath and two super comfortable beds. Our room was air conditioned and quite comfortable. The innkeeper directed us to a sea food restaurant frequented by the locals. It was great. In the morning off we had breakfast at the inn which included fresh cinnamon rolls, scones, muffins, eggs, juice, fresh fruit and toast. We would definitely stay here again.

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed October 23, 2017
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  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 22, 2017
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  • Stayed: October 2016, traveled solo
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Additional Information about The Harbour House

Address: 9 Grafton St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1K3, Canada (Formerly Heritage Harbour House Inn)
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Location: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Charlottetown
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Charlottetown
#1 Romantic Hotel in Charlottetown
#1 Family Hotel in Charlottetown
#3 Business Hotel in Charlottetown
Price Range: $109 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Harbour House 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At The Harbour House, we've combined the elegant heritage character of our property with contemporary amenities and comfortable furnishings to make you feel at home during your stay with us. Our accommodation options range from suites to rooms for those traveling on a budget, and are suitable for all types of travelers from groups and families to individuals and long-term renters. Included with your stay is a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast featuring your choice of sweet or savory hot entree and other breakfast selections. We also include free off-street parking with your stay. Need information about Charlottetown, directions to a venue, or just want to talk PEI in general? We're always available to chat. If we're not at the registration desk, we invite you to ring the desk bell and we'll come join you. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Heritage Harbour House Hotel Charlottetown
Heritage Harbour Hotel
Heritage Harbour Charlottetown
The Harbour House Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

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