The Great George

The Great George

58 Great George Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K3 Canada
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A unique cluster of fully restored, 4 1/2 star heritage buildings situated within the streetscape splendour of Charlottetown's National Historic District. 50 guest rooms and suites + 4 luxury condos sure to satisfy the senses of the most discriminating traveler. Choose from the 21-room Victorian Pavilion, the intimate five-room Wellington House, family-friendly townhouses, business-savvy Stable House, or romantic Hideaway Suites. Deluxe rooms featuring fireplace, Jacuzzi or claw-foot tub. Frommers 2004: "One of Charlottetown's classiest addresses." Open year round.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Seating area
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Classic
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, French

Location

58 Great George Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K3 Canada
Getting there
Great for walkers
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fortgirlCA wrote a review Aug 2022
California23 contributions10 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed in a newly-renovated king suite in one of the historic homes. The suite was clean, well-appointed and quiet. The heated floor in the washroom and the electric fireplace were nice touches. When we arrived, the manager helped us locate parking near our room and then assisted us with our embarrassing amount of luggage as we were on the second floor and there was no elevator. Breakfast was served in the main lobby and the food was week above what you get in the big chain restaurants. We were able to enjoy happy hour a few evenings as well. And the hotel is right in the middle of restaurants, theatre and beautiful walks. I can’t say enough good about the level of service and friendliness of staff. No matter what was asked, staff offered help—even when I wanted to know how long a load of laundry would take (varies on the temperature of the water). And yes—laundry detergent and softener is provide free of charge. Just another nice touch that made our stay really enjoyable.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from The Great George Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great George
Responded Dec 11, 2022
Hi ! We are truly grateful that you took the time to share your feedback, and we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always take our guest's comments seriously, as we are constantly seeking to improve our property and our service. We hope to see you again in the future. Best Regards, The Great George Team
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LondonPBJB wrote a review Sep 2022
London68 contributions67 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The best hotel we stayed in on our tour of Canada’s east coast, we really can’t sing it’s praises enough. Thinking about our stay here even now, a couple of weeks later, still puts a smile on our faces!

The atmosphere was relaxed, convivial and efficient without being stuffy. We also realised we were following in great footsteps as Rod Stewart and Elton John have stayed in the past!

The greeting was really friendly but also very professional which did certainly make you feel welcome, we had the room at the top of D A Bruce House and the reception staff took our bag and showed us all the way up. Very big, very well furnished and decorated with a large modern bathroom. It was a bit like a loft room in a heritage building. It also came with its own private roof terrace opposite the apartment which made a lovely place to catch up with things at the end of the day. Week days there is a happy hour with free drinks in the evening and a complementary breakfast in the large lobby in the morning. We sat in some chairs without a table the first morning and within a couple of minutes two folding tables materialised to make life easier. That was typical of the attention to detail of the place. If you forego housekeeping for a day you can get $10/person towards a restaurant bill at a number of the local restaurants. The location is also ideal for walking around Charlottetown.

The parking is very convenient and also included.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Response from The Great George Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great George
Responded Dec 4, 2022
Hi! Thank you very much for taking the time to send your valuable feedback. We are very happy to hear that you had a great stay with us. Hopefully you can visit us again soon. Warm Regards, The Great George Team
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Richard S wrote a review May 2022
St Peter Port, United Kingdom118 contributions70 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We checked in but unfortunately had a small problem with our room. However, the girl on the reception desk dealt with the problem totally professionally and quickly changed our room (I think with a small upgrade) to our total satisfaction. The staff throughout were incredibly helpful and welcoming. Small details like a free drink at happy hour (5-6pm), coffee and cookies in the afternoon and a brilliant selection of interesting games on the tables of the beautiful reception area all contributed to an enjoyable stay. The room was well decorated and very comfortable. Parking was easy and the hotel so well situated there was no need to move the car to visit anything in the town. By far the best accommodation of our tour of Maritime Canada so far, and we would love to return to the Great George.
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Date of stay: May 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: I doubt that any of the rooms are less than excellent and the town is generally quite quiet, so...
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Response from Ricardo Salvini, General Manager at The Great George
Responded Jul 10, 2022
Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review. I apologize to hear that you had a small problem when you first checked in, but I am glad to hear that our agents fixed the issue quickly. Our staff tries their absolute best to make sure that every guest experience is memorable. We hope to see you again in the near future and thank you again for your kind words!
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Nicholas C wrote a review Sep 2020
Nova Scotia, Canada41 contributions17 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Great George is a series of heritage homes that have been collected within a couple of blocks in the centre of this historic City. The buildings have been lovingly restored and formed into a first class Hotel. Fully modernized to provide all the comforts one might expect in a five star hotel (like underfloor heating in the bathroom ) while maintaining the character and feel of yesteryear.
We stayed at The Great George for three wonderful nights (party of four) and cannot speak highly enough of the accommodations and service. Our suite was very spacious and came fully equipped with kitchen facilities and a much appreciated gas fireplace. Breakfast is served in a very comfortable lounge in the main building and is one of the best “Continental” breakfasts found in any Hotel ( Current Covid restrictions apply) Ian, the guest experience Manager is a treasure and helped us plan itineraries, recommend and book restaurants, and took care of our every request.
It would be a mistake to stay anywhere other than the Great George when visiting Charlottetown.
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Date of stay: September 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: If budget permits book a suite
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getme2abeach wrote a review Jul 2022
Nova Scotia46 contributions29 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
The Great George is one of our favourite places to stay in Charlottetown - great location, the staff are wonderful and onsite parking is included with the booking, as is an happy hour drink. Don't be fooled by the outside corner house look - the inside has all the amenities and space of a modern boutique hotel. Our room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was, however, disappointing. Comfort Inn does a better lobby breakfast at half the price, and you can get better coffee at an Irving Big Stop.
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Date of stay: July 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from The Great George Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great George
Responded Aug 12, 2022
We always try to put our guests at the forefront of all we do, and I am really pleased to read your comments about our room and services. On the same token, we are disappointed to hear that our breakfast did not meet your expectations We chose our weekly menu based on guest feedback over the past few years, especially as we understand that there is always room for improvement. We will use your comments to try to improve our guest experience going forward, so we kindly thank you for taking the time. Warm Regards The Great George Team
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pax68 wrote a review Mar 2023
5 contributions1 helpful vote
3.0 of 5 bubbles
The staff were lovely.
Complimentary chocolate chip cookies in lobby were good. However the suite we were given had a glass wall separating the shower and bedroom. Zero privacy. Anyone in the bedroom had a lovely view of you taking a shower or standing at the sink. Unpleasant feeling of vulnerability. If you got up in middle of night to use the bathroom you couldn’t turn on the light as it would flood the bedroom with light. Not sure who’s design idea this was but… Also, single use plastics in the bathroom and also at breakfast. I thought they’d been banned but apparently not. Breakfast was poor quality, few healthy options, zero stars for the coffee. Beds and pillows were comfortable but thin duvet so we requested blankets for second night.
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from The Great George Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great George
Responded Apr 7, 2023
Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that our deluxe breakfast and room did not meet your expectations. We are a historic boutique hotel, and each room is unique. We also try to vary our breakfast frequently to try to accommodate different tastes. We really appreciate your comments, especially about the use of single plastics in the bathroom. We are in the process of bringing back regular mugs/cups as we noticed guests are starting to feel more comfortable after covid restrictions eased– which we had to adapt to. We are very thankful for every comment and suggestion and will always look to continue improving our guest's experience. We would appreciate it if you could reach out to one of our managers in case there is anything else that we can do. We would love to hear back from you. Best Regards, The Great George Team.
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shelley b wrote a review Apr 2020
Santa Barbara, California157 contributions154 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Great George is a unique hotel. The main hotel is a stately building steeped in history , the lounge area is very comfortable and it is where breakfast (quite good) is served and you can also enjoy tea in the afternoon.
There are also a number of charming homes nearby that are also owned by the hotel and those are available to rent as well...I am not sure how the rooms are configured in them as i did not go inside any .I can say that from the exterior they looked well appointed.
We were booked into another building owned by the hotel, our room was quite large and would have been perfect for a family as it had 2 bedrooms and 2 baths along with a living room and kitchen.
I would not have chosen this particular room for us as it did not reflect the quaint charm of the city ,but we were comfortable non the less.
Be sure to take the walking tour they offer at the Great George, it is well done and gives a great overview of the neighborhood which was brought back from a derelict state to the charm that it has now. Oliver was our guide and he did a great job.
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Date of stay: August 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Marie-Pier wrote a review Aug 2022
90 contributions20 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed at the Great George for a wedding in Charlottetown and the service we received was possibly the best service I've ever had in a hotel. The staff went above and beyond to back sure everything was perfect for the bridal party. They even brought us drinks and croissants in the room when we were getting ready. I just can't say enough good things about the service. It made the wedding day that much better.

The location of the hotel is also excellent. We were able to walk to restaurants nearby and really enjoyed that.

The hotel has a happy hour for guests everyday in the lobby. We each got a few glasses of wine/craft beers free of charge. They also have freshly baked cookies out for guests and tea and coffee. The breakfast is simple but good. There aren't really any tables to eat breakfast in the lobby but we didn't mind since it was nice out so we were able to enjoy it outside.

One thing to note is that this hotel is a series of historic building all connected together so each room is somewhat unique. I saw a couple different ones since there was around 20 of us staying at the hotel and they were all great but did differ for the same price. The ones in our party who had rooms in the main building found that their rooms were not as impressive as the ones in some of the other houses. Ours was in the Wellington House and it was lovely. The Carroll House suite was also very nice. The Bruce House rooms were some of our favorites as well.

Overall can't say enough good things. Will be back for sure!
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from The Great George Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great George
Responded Dec 11, 2022
Hi Marie! We are truly grateful that you took the time to share your feedback, and we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always take our guest's comments seriously, as we are constantly seeking to improve our property and our service. We hope to see you again in the future. Best Regards, The Great George Team
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TravelZoomer wrote a review Jun 2022
Toronto, Canada155 contributions46 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We enjoyed our 2 night stay in the Victorian Pavilion of The Great George in Charlottetown. This historic boutique hotel has a lovely and welcoming lobby where guests can enjoy an evening happy hour and a continental breakfast each morning. Our room was clean, comfortable, and spacious. The Great George is in a good downtown location within easy walking distance to the city sights, waterfront, and many restaurants. The staff were attentive and friendly. We would highly recommend this hotel if you are planning to visit Charlottetown.
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Date of stay: June 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Ricardo Salvini, General Manager at The Great George
Responded Jul 10, 2022
Thank you so much for taking the time to share this lovely review TravelZooomer! We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to our team and we look forward to your next visit!
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pete m wrote a review Nov 2022
Moncton, Canada305 contributions102 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Our first time staying here and we were thoroughly impressed with the effort that it must have taken to convert this block into a very comfortable hotel. If you are one that needs the pampered surroundings and facilities of say a Hilton, you may not want to stay here. Location id great being within a couple of blocks of all downtown including the harbour. We stayed in the hideaway in the Carrol house. If stairs are an issue for you, this room is not for you either. They have a happy hour on weekdays and they have some absolutely scrumptious cookies out in the afternoon. Breakfast is a little limited but still decent. i found that the bed was too hard but the spouse liked it. The shower stall is very tight. Room temp control can be a bit of a struggle and if you need to use the wall mounted air con units, they might be too noisy for you to sleep. With the skylights in this room, natural light invades the room at sunrise so if you need a blackout room, this will alos be an issue for you. We'll be back.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Response from The Great George Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at The Great George
Responded Dec 4, 2022
Hi! Thank you very much for taking the time to send your feedback. Here at The Great George, we take every guest comment into account, and we continuously work on improving our service and our property. Hopefully you can visit us again soon. Warm Regards, The Great George Team
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Vickie asked a question Jun 2020
Halifax, Canada2,427 contributions328 helpful votes
Which rooms have outdoor spaces such as balconies or porches?
Answer from GG58GGS
Charlottetown, Canada6 contributions5 helpful votes
Hello the best way to make sure your expectations are met is to call our reservations team and speak to them directly about what you're looking for. 1-800-361-1118
PATraveler073 asked a question Jun 2016
Pennsylvania12 contributions1 helpful vote
How does one avoid being lodged in an off-premises site?
Answer from Megan H
Charlottetown, Canada1 contribution
Good Morning, Our property is made up of 20 heritage buildings, all within the same one block radius. All are within very short walking distance of each other. If you'd like a room in the main building, you can specify that at the time of booking. Any of our Guest Service Agents would be happy to help with you booking at any time! Please let me know if you have any other questions or would like more information about the hotel. Thank you, Rachel
Answer from Megan H
Charlottetown, Canada1 contribution
Hi there, yes, we do have a number of rooms with double beds. What dates were you interested in?
Deb B asked a question Sep 2015
London, Canada9 contributions3 helpful votes
Are there any places to play tennis nearby?
Answer from GG58GGS
Charlottetown, Canada6 contributions5 helpful votes
There are twenty plus restaurants with every imaginable type of cuisine within a two minute walk. We are in the heart of Charlottetown with numerous attractions within walking distance. Please feel free to email our concierge for further details. His email can be found under contacts on our website.
AlohaTX wrote a tip Sep 2023
Houston, Texas192 contributions86 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Plenty of parking - just confusing - ask front desk staff. The staff meet your every - don’t be afraid to ask!"
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John190728 wrote a tip Sep 2023
Darlington, United Kingdom27 contributions32 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Stay here!"
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Heather C wrote a tip Aug 2023
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If you have any accessibility issues share when making your reservation. It helps the staff as some rooms have stairs. Great location."
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NWRob wrote a tip Jul 2023
Malvern, Pennsylvania680 contributions367 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If you have mobility issues, make them known when you book so that they don’t put you upstairs in some of the heritage houses."
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Empress1972 wrote a tip Nov 2022
Summerside, Canada77 contributions15 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"We were in room 401, which had a corner window with lots of light. Such a lovely fireplace, love seat, wing back chair and king bed."
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PRICE RANGE
C$229 - C$343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Great George
Which popular attractions are close to The Great George?
Nearby attractions include Confederation Centre of the Arts (0.2 km), St. Dunstan's Basilica (0.3 km), and Anne & Gilbert, The Musical (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Great George?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Great George?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Great George?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free instant coffee, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Great George?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Great George?
Conveniently located restaurants include Truckin' Roll Ice Cream, Claddagh Oyster House, and Leonhard's Cafe & Restaurant.
Is The Great George located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Charlottetown.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Great George?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Great George offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Great George?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to The Great George?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St. Dunstan's Basilica (0.3 km), Beaconsfield Historic House (0.7 km), and Port-la-Joye - Fort Amherst (4.4 km).
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