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Dalvay by the Sea Hotel

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“across the road”(26 reviews)
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

A very beautiful historic place to stay with well manicured grounds and flowers. However the cleanliness in our room was to be questioned. The fruit Flys were so thick in our room we couldn't even have a glass of wine and the Flys were all...More

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Response from Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea HotelResponded 31 December 2017

Dear Dennis K, Great to hear that you loved our location. It is never acceptable to encounter a poor standard of cleanliness in one of our hotel rooms. We will be sure to improve upon our quality control checks in the future to prevent any...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We chose the Dalvay by the Sea at the end of our PEI vacation and wished we had time to explore the area further. The inn is located on a national preserve and is bordered by a lake AND the ocean, it's stunning. The park...More

Thank Helen H
Response from Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea HotelResponded 31 December 2017

Dear Helen H, Thank you for your kind words. There is no greater pleasure while staying at Dalvay by the Sea, than sitting with fellow guests in front of a roaring fire. We will save a spot for you next year. It is also wonderful...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Dalvay and LOVED it. It's old world charm, slower pace, and welcoming staff made it an absolute favorite location. We think of it often, and hope to return some day. The staff did a tremendous job of accommodating...More

Thank Bill R
Response from Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea HotelResponded 31 December 2017

Dear Bill R, Thank you so much for sharing your experience of Dalvay by the Sea's slower pace. It is great to hear that our fantastic team made such a wonderful impression on you. We will look forward to making an even better impression on...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you are an "Anne of Green Gables" fan, you will recognize this hotel as the model for Anne's White Sands Hotel. It is a gorgeous blast from the past, with a glamorous central staircase leading to the guest rooms. We stayed in a king...More

Thank Lynn H
Response from Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea HotelResponded 18 October 2017

Dear Lynn H, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Dalvay by the Sea. Big news for 2018, all 2nd and 3rd floor rooms will be air-conditioned. Still no TV's though, I think that we should keep it that...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Very nice place, old and beautiful! Next to the beach with a very nice view on the water! What a chance it would have been to see that place when it was built. We liked our stay very much. We had dinner the first night...More

Thank MiaCorriveau
Response from Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea HotelResponded 30 September 2017

Dear MiaCorriveau, It is definitely a very " Calm and relaxing" place to be. We have a selection of photographs in the Lobby which were taken shortly after Dalvay by the Sea was first built by Alexander Macdonald. She hasn't changed too much over the...More

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Melanie M
10 August 2017|
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Response from Joel J | Property representative |
Good evening Melanie M, Yes we do offer a Gluten free afternoon tea. Just let the Guest Service Agent know when you are making your reservation. Tea reservations do need to be made 12hrs in advance. Warmest regards, Joel... More
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Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
I admit in recalling that I did not see any pets in the building although there was a dog or two, but they may have been there for dinner or some other occasion. Have you checked their website?
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There is a ramp from the parking lot to the front porch, to the hotel entrance. There is no elevator inside, but there are first floor rooms. I'm not sure if they are equipped for a wheelchair, but I would imagine there must... More
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"Good launchpad for exploring the east and west of the Island."
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"Get a view of the dunes and ocean"
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"The cabins are fantastic if you have multiple people who wake up and go to bed at different times."
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"A step back in time and welcoming for all"
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