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“Marvelous place in Tignish PEI, but no service.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Driftwood Country Cottages
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“Marvelous place in Tignish PEI, but no service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2010

Driftwood Country Cottages is a beautiful group of cottages right on the water near the North Cape of PEI. The scenery was outstanding, and the cottage itself was very pretty and roomy. We had a beautiful view of the water and the sunrise each morning and we were able to walk on the red sand beach as far as we wanted to go. There was a lovely TV and second sitting area on the second floor as well as the third bedroom with a whirlpool tub. The kitchen living area on the first floor was very roomy and nicely set up, as were the two other bedrooms and second bath.
It was a little difficult getting the owners to confirm the reservations in writing so when we arrived we were unsure about what to expect. We found the cottageseasily, but there was no obvious "office" and no one to greet us. We actually began knocking on cottage doors to try to find someone who would take care of us and show us which cottage was ours. We finally found a woman feeding her baby, who turned out to be the owner's daughter. She was able to access the log book and find our name and point us to the right cottage, but we were a little taken back by so little help. She said her mother would be by to check on us, but we were there two days and never saw a soul. We made a call and it was not returned and there were no instructions in the cottage for us to follow. We were also short on blankets because of the cold weather that had set in, but no one to help us. The other problem we encounter was lack of luggage racks or anything to put luggage on.
We thoroughly enjoyed the cottage and would return again. But staying there is not for the faint of heart. You have to be willing to be independent.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Driftwood C, Owner at Driftwood Country Cottages, responded to this review, 19 April 2013
Thank you for posting a review for us, and our apologies that it took so long to reply, we are just learning how all of this works, and have just recently discover how great TripAdvisor is!

We're sorry that our lack of presence at that time caused you any issues, and are glad that you received the help you did. We now stay available 24/7 by cell phone when not on the property, and are usually very close by to respond to any needs of our visitors. Hopefully we can appeal to all visitors this coming season, including the faint of heart!

We appreciate you bringing this to our attention, and hope to see you again :)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Driftwood Country Cottages

Property: Driftwood Country Cottages
Address: Lamb's Lane, Highway 12 | PO Box 423, Tignish, Prince Edward Island C0B 2B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Tignish
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Speciality Lodging in Tignish
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Driftwood Country Cottages Tignish, Prince Edward Island

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