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Fairholm National Historic Inn

230 Prince St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4S1 Canada
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#4 of 26 hotels in Charlottetown
A 5 Star Inn and National Historic Site, Fairholm is a 1838 Mansion restored to its original splendor. Spacious and unique rooms with superb architectural detail all feature private baths, fireplaces, original antiques and hardwood floors. A short walk away from the waterfont, theatre and downtown shops and restaurants. Free wi-fi and parking. Delicious full hot breakfast for two is included.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Breakfast in the room
Baggage storage
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Metang wrote a review Feb. 2022
Rexton, Canada3 contributions
We planned on leaving the routine and strictness of life behind for the weekend… we got just that and more at the Fairholm. Warm, cozy and friendly reception at our arrival. We ask for some restaurants recommendations, because we were late, he even book seating for us. We felt like we were visiting friends, free in our time and easy conversation. The room was awesome, bring you back in time with luxury of today.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Try the egg Benedict!!
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Carolyn H wrote a review Sep. 2021
Victoria, Canada102 contributions66 helpful votes
Being a Covid year with many places struggling to operate with limited staff, this place still delivered warm friendly service and a great breakfast. Great location. There are several accommodation building on the site and it seemed taxis did get a little confused about where to pick up. Just something to be mindful of if you have an early morning flight. Didn’t cause any major issue for us, but could have.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: There appeared to be ample parking. Quiet street. Some units have kitchens if you want that.
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Foodie!! wrote a review Sep. 2021
Halifax, Canada112 contributions51 helpful votes
Horrible! I could not even begin to list the many issues associated with my stay here. We had a luxury suite it was everything but. The amenities offered aren't even close to being up to standards. The place was not clean. Our shower had slime around the bottom of the tile. The sink had hair in it. The tiles in the bathroom were lifted. Bits of toilet paper behind the toilet. I had to clean the kitchen myself. Our floor was not vacuumed. Being a property manager myself I would be ashamed of charging people for a place thats broken down so badly. The dryer made a horrendous noise. No washing detergent or any products for the laundry facilities inside the suite. In fact the toilet paper was more like sand paper. Two tiny bits of soap to do 4 night and 2 people. 1/4 of a roll of used papertowel. During covid leaving half roles of toilet paper and papertowel is not acceptable. Half used box of kleenex. No complimentary shampoo etc. In the kitchen the coffee pod is dated and a large can Costco size of coffee for everyone to use. Real sanitary and no milk/cream or anything. No sugar in the place, salt and pepper or anything. 2 towels for 4 people and the suite promised 3 beds and had 2 so my son ended up on the floor. Not impressed. Toilet seat was loose. I could go on. Dirty shower doors. I would never stay here again.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Parking is a joke. Don't waste your money staying here. The people given this a good review...
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Wanderer771251 wrote a review Aug. 2021
9 contributions7 helpful votes
This was a beautiful place to stay. It is close to shopping and restaurants. It was a pleasant stay from the moment we got there. Sam was waiting for us and showed us to our room and gave us information on parking and some good places to eat and see. The room we had was The Amethyst in Cranford House. It had a king sized bed which was so comfortable. The room had a flat screen TV and free wifi. We stayed here when the days were really hot and the a/c was nice to come into. There was a propane fireplace that would have been awesome for an autumn getaway. The bathroom was spacious with a jet tub/shower. Due to COVID you can ask for housekeeping if you want it daily, otherwise you make your own bed and towels are not changed daily. It prevents extra people being in your room during your stay and as I said if you require anything including daily housekeeping just ask and they are happy to accommodate that request. The room was spacious and very comfortable. A hot breakfast was included daily and there were plenty of choices and very tasty. We had to leave a day early and Ben the General Manager was very understanding and approved the leaving early so we got the one night back on our Visa, he did not have to do that as we had got a three day package online. I can't say enough good about this location. The staff that we had contact with were professional and friendly. We will definitely recommend this place and we will certainly stay here again. Thank you guys again for a fabulous and most needed vacation for us.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Carlos wrote a review Aug. 2020
6 contributions1 helpful vote
5 stars is little. Beautiful buildings, rooms with a lot of space and location it’s amazing. Breakfast was a must. Family owned. Friendly and price was better than other similar places. I stayed with my two kids and we are going to be back.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Robert H wrote a review Jul. 2020
Albufeira, Portugal37 contributions13 helpful votes
Ourselves and 2 other couples travelled 40 minutes for an overnight perfect getaway at the Fairholm Inn. It is part of a larger property with beautiful grounds, fire pits and walkways. Our meals were provided at Hillhurst Inn, just a few steps away on the same property. Our accommodations were beautiful, meals amazing. The MacMillans are a hard working family and their attention to detail/service exceptional. Thank you and thanks also to Eugene and Mitch.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tina P wrote a review Apr. 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Ben and the team at Fairholm Inn provided us excellent customer service when we were planning our stay in January for the month of April and May. Ben took the time to find the most suitable arrangements within their property that matched our needs and price points. He was quick, thorough and professional with his communication. We were really looking forward to our stay. Unfortunately with COVID we had to cancel. The Inn was gracious to support us to cancel the booking. Once things clear and we are able to make it to Charlottetown we’d be very happy to re-book with them. Their professionalism and attention to their customers needs is apparent; I’d definitely recommend them to friends and family.
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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E L wrote a review Feb. 2020
Halifax, Canada22 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed in the Fairholm building on for two nights during a very cold week in February 2020. We were looking for a cozy place as a base for our first trip to PEI and Fairholm was perfect. Even in winter with the regular off season tweaks being made to improve the inn, the staff was friendly and as attentive as we could wish. Our room had a gas fireplace and soaking tub, both of which were appreciated after days spent driving around and exploring the island. The location is right on the edge of the historic core of Charlottetown so everything from the museums to the waterfront is a short walk (including the Old Triangle where there are open traditional music sessions--very important for this duo). The included breakfasts were also fantastic, with a number of options to choose from. We were looking for a relaxing few days away from our hectic lives and Fairholm hit the spot. While the building we were in is historic, with beautiful antiques and period details, it is not overly fussy and is very comfortable. We appreciated that they found the sweet spot between comfortable and impressively persevered. If you want a place where you can enjoy historic details without being made to feel that you might break something this is the spot for you.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Room Tip: All the rooms we saw--off season meant a few doors were open ;)--were lovely with the same...
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Aidan S wrote a review Dec. 2019
Saskatchewan, Canada18 contributions10 helpful votes
The property is stunning. The hotel is about four buildings: a guest house two mansions and another large house. The level of service is next to none I’ve experienced at a hotel before. Very personal friendly and welcoming. Rooms were very clean and pretty. We met the owner who actually cooked us our breakfast which is included. I had eggs benny, it was beautiful. Real back bacon and homemade hollandaise. This will be my first choice when staying in PEI
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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LakeRecluse wrote a review Oct. 2019
Grafton, New York552 contributions74 helpful votes
It's elegant, quiet, distinguished, and comfortable. Our room and the common rooms were all beautiful. The breakfasts were the best ever. The location is great. The parking is great. What more is there?
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Date of stay: October 2019
Room Tip: We stayed in the wonderful Florence Rogers Suite -- bay window to the street.
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US$161 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaPrince Edward IslandCharlottetown
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairholm National Historic Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Fairholm National Historic Inn?
Nearby attractions include Confederation Centre of the Arts (0.4 km), St. Dunstan's Basilica (0.3 km), and The Mack (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairholm National Historic Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Fairholm National Historic Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Fairholm National Historic Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairholm National Historic Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairholm National Historic Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Truckin' Roll Ice Cream, Hopyard, and COWS - Queen St, Charlottetown PE.
Is Fairholm National Historic 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 Fairholm National Historic Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St. Dunstan's Basilica (0.3 km), Beaconsfield Historic House (0.8 km), and Port-la-Joye - Fort Amherst (4.8 km).