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Colonial Charm Inn
Ranked #4 of 43 Charlottetown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Calgary, AB
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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“The Best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013

This is a fantastic place and certainly lives up to its name! Shelly is probably the best hostess we have ever encountered on our stays at b&bs. She was warm, bubbly, very, very knowledgable about the area and very passionate about the Inn. Our room was on the main floor and very nicely decorated. The who place gave you a feeling of visiting friends! There were homemade cookies in the dining room when we arrived which were very good! The breakfast was one of the best on our trip. This is a true gem of a place with a gem of a hostess.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

We stayed at the Colonial Charm Inn in July and again in August. When we booked the second time we told Shelley we were coming back to enjoy Chef Jeff's breakfast again! However, she told us that Jeff was just filling in and breakfast is usually made by her brother. No worries, it was delicious as well! GLUTEN FREE FRIENDLY!!!! :)

On our first visit we stayed in the newly renovated loft suite (3rd floor). It is huge! On our second visit we stayed in a main floor room with a big 4 poster bed and full of antiques. I personally prefer the smaller, antique room. Both were clean and luxurious. Now we have to go back and try a second floor room.

The inn is conveniently located in walking distance of downtown, the Confederation Centre, & the waterfront.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

Shelley and Gary run a B&B in an old colonial house situated in the heart of Charlottetown within walking distance to the downtown . The rooms are spotless with private bath and have all sorts of equipment in the rooms (microwave oven, dehumidifier/humidifier, supplementary heat, etc.) The breakfast was excellent with a friendly atmosphere that pervaded among all the guests. They went above the call of duty to make sure we were comfortable. They advised us about activities available in Charlottetown and went on-line to find us accommodation at our next stop. We left feeling that we were leaving old friends.

Room Tip: Main floor has large windows.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Colonial Charm Inn is an adorable place to stay with great breakfast and knowledgeable staff/owners. They can tell you all you need to know about PEI. The B&B is walking distance from downtown, but it is far enough away to remain quiet. The interior design is quirky, but that just adds to the charm of the place.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

It is worth staying at Colonial Charm Inn just to meet the owners and staff! They were all very helpful, welcoming, knowledgeable and 'charming'! Breakfast was very good every day of our five day stay. Our room was spacious (Loft), quiet, comfortable, clean and well kept. The property location is walking distance to Victoria Park, downtown and the waterfront and very convenient to travel by car to all points on the island. We hope to stay in this Inn again!

Room Tip: The Loft was newly renovated and very spacious, quiet and comfortable. It has a small refrigerator...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

We had the pleasure of staying at the Colonial on a recent visit to Charlottetown. I called ahead one evening with only an hour’s advanced notice and was provided with room descriptions as well as detailed directions to the Inn. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted by Reg who promptly showed us the 2 rooms available. Our budget influenced our choice of the smaller room which turned out to be quite cozy and more than adequate for our needs. We initially booked for 2 nights but ended up staying 4 nights, which speaks well of the experience. Our last night conflicted with an existing reservation so Shelley, our host, kindly upgraded us to a deluxe room at no extra charge. Every morning we enjoyed excellent breakfasts, great conversations with Reg and Shelley, and valuable sightseeing information as well as dining recommendations. Our hosts definitely went above and beyond when it came to hospitality. At the end of each day my wife and I would often say “well, we should probably head home now”, referring to the Inn. We hope to return one day soon, more so to visit with our new friends, Shelley and Reg rather than as tourists.

Room Tip: Hosts are more than happy to provide room details and Inn amenities
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

Had a great breakfast (chef baked fresh bread, muffins and quiche). The staff went above and beyond to accommodate our dietary needs. Room (Loft) was very clean, private balcony, lots of room. Friendly and made us feel at home. Gave great recommendations and guidance for our stay in Charlottetown. Can't wait to come back for another (longer) stay.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Colonial Charm Inn
Address: 9 Euston St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1V5, Canada
Region: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Charlottetown
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Charlottetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Colonial Charm Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Award winning B&B in the heart of historic downtown Charlottetown. We are a close walk to all Charlottetown attractions, restaurants, theatre, parks, etc. Rooms all have private bath, cable tv, dvd, wireless high speed internet, private phone, business center available with computer, fax, printer, copier. Full breakfast included, personal friendly service. ... more   less 
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