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51 Fitzroy St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1R4 Canada
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#5 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Charlottetown
This Award-Winning 5 Star B&B, centrally located in Olde Charlottetown, has been rated as the "Best B&B on Prince Edward Island" and one of the "Top Ten B&B's" in Canada by Frommer's Travel Guides and is now ranked as the top 5-star accommodation in Prince Edward Island by TravelMyth. The Inn, which was built in 1865 has unique period antiques and artwork which have been collected for your enjoyment. We offer warm, Island hospitality, attentive service and believe in pampering all of our guests.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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ShawnAnnelize wrote a review Oct 2021
Brockville, Canada324 contributions15 helpful votes
Amazing host, beautiful period home with gorgeous old furnishings. Jason upgraded our room to one of the suites, was really great. The breakfast that is included in the price of room stay was amazing, the guesthouse is conveniently close to the downtown area and restaurants. We will be back
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Kevin M wrote a review Sep 2020
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Booked a one night stay for September 14th on August 10th through the inn’s web site and received my confirmation. Arrived at the inn at 3:50pm to check in and found no one there and one car parked in the back corner of the lot. The grounds were overgrown and unkept and all exterior doors to the building were locked. Two doors identified with a sign as 1 @ 2 both had the same sign which provided instructions for new arrivals. Instructions directed you to press the call button on the call box and or use the phone hanging on the wall and press “0” for assistance. Both these were fine several times over several minutes with no response. Also listed was a local phone number to call in case of an emergency. That number was out if service. I call the local number listed on the inn’s web site and received a voice mail message in a females voice. It wasn’t possible to leave a message as the mail box would not accept messages. I then called the toll free number listed on the Inn’s web site. The call wouldn’t go through and all I could hear was static. I knocked on all the doors several times with receiving no answer. I then emailed the inn explaining that I was there to check in and asked for someone to respond ASAP to provide assistance. 16 hours later, I have yet to receive a reply. I was fortunate to find other accommodations for the night. Be very cautious about booking online and expecting to stay here even though you have received confirmation. If it was possible, I would have rated it as a “0”. I would never recommend the Shipwright to anyone.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Davey-D-99 wrote a review Oct 2019
Hamilton, Canada60 contributions2 helpful votes
A wonderful stay. Far exceeded our expectations. From the friendliness to the cleanliness. Wonderful staff. We stayed in the Officers Wardroom and loved it. Close to harbour. Perfect for walking to any number of restaurants and shops. Jason even packed us a breakfast to go because we had to leave early on our last day!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from ShipwrightPEI, Owner at Shipwright Inn
Responded 23 Oct 2019
Hi Davey, Many thanks for your staying, you are so sweet and kind! Hope to see you again. Jason
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Ed Z wrote a review Aug 2019
Stevensville, Maryland, United States559 contributions59 helpful votes
We stay in a lot of B&Bs and small inns. This one had some of the largest rooms we have experienced with large baths also. The location is very convenient also. The only negative would be the breakfasts which were quirky to say the least. One morning it was called a breakfast bowl.. Lots of fruit and a poached egg served over quinoa. we like quinoa in soups etc but this was a little weird.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Response from ShipwrightPEI, Owner at Shipwright Inn
Responded 23 Aug 2019
Hi Ed, your opinion is very important to us, we will think about it. Many thanks for your staying! Jason
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Dan_and_Lisa_1988 wrote a review Aug 2019
Stow, Ohio28 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed at the Shipwright Inn for the first half of our PEI trip, and it was such a good choice. Our room was clean and comfortable. We loved having a fridge and coffeemaker in the room. The food, service, and our entire experience were wonderful. Jason and his staff have created a restful, beautiful place from which to enjoy Charlottetown and the surrounding area.
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Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Rooms upstairs would be quieter than those on the main floor simply because it's a lovely,...
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Response from ShipwrightPEI, Owner at Shipwright Inn
Responded 2 Aug 2019
Hi there, you are so sweet and kind, many thanks for your staying. Hope to see you again. Jason
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CanadaPrince Edward IslandCharlottetown
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shipwright Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Shipwright Inn?
Nearby attractions include Confederation Centre of the Arts (0.3 km), St. Dunstan's Basilica (0.3 km), and Anne and Gilbert (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Shipwright Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Shipwright Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Shipwright Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Shipwright Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Shipwright Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Truckin' Roll Ice Cream, Claddagh Oyster House, and Hopyard.
Is Shipwright Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Charlottetown.
Are there any historical sites close to Shipwright Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St. Dunstan's Basilica (0.3 km), Beaconsfield Historic House (0.4 km), and Port-la-Joye - Fort Amherst (4.5 km).