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Kitchen with eat-in Island
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Kitchen with eat-in Island
Ocean view from every room in the house. This side of the house gets the warm sun all day long! Gorgeous view from the back of the house.
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Kitchen with eat-in Island
Ocean view from every room in the house. This side of the house gets the warm sun all day long!
Gorgeous view from the back of the house.
View from the back deck. The back gets the evening sun and sunsets- where the BBQ is!
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
En-suite master bathroom
Kitchen with everything you'll need to cook up a feast (or not!)...   :-)
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Second bathroom
Living Room
Second Bedroom
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Rustico, Prince Edward Island

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2 reviews
“Most awesome place!”
Reviewed 18 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We "loved" our 2 week stay here. Not only was it so comfortable and homey, but the location was the best. It was so convenient to daily touring, 10 min to Cavendish etc. We were in awe of the ocean, harbour views, and the rolling farm land in the rear. No matter which deck you chose, you had an amazing view. Rustico is one of the most beautiful, and favourite vacation spots, amenities, boardwalk for nightly walking, but yet so peaceful and quiet. After putting over 3100 km on our rental, we felt so fortunate that we could come "home" to this place, and it's location.
The home has an open flow, loads of space, super comfy bed, great showers, and all the necessities to cook meals. Washer and dryer for beach days, and clothes.
You could not be disappointed with your stay here. We found a book store just down the street, an incredible fresh fish mart, bakery, (fresh bread and sweets daily) not to mention the huge lobster buffet, shopping, and deep sea fishing. I would return here in a heart beat. Thank you so much for a most enjoyable holiday.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Aug 2017
Thank you Janis and Nelson! It was a pleasure to host you and you're welcome back anytime!
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alexisart...
Vientiane, Laos
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect place to stay on PEI - best amenities in the area”
Reviewed 20 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

I've been coming to PEI annually nearly since I was born and have stayed in numerous lovely cottages in the area through the years. This was the best one - the set up of the house is perfect for two couples or a family that likes to spread out with 1 bedroom and bathroom on one side of the house and the other bedroom and bathroom on the other side of the house, separated by the kitchen and living room. The cottage is fully appointed with everything you need - I'd purchased plastic wrap and sugar for my stay in a different cottage earlier in the week but this cottage already had all of those little extras. I didn't intend to use the washer dryer but it ended up being a clothes saver after a messy fishing trip. The fenced in backyard with grill was perfect. The views of the ocean at the front and of the fields and setting sun at the back of the house were a wonderful start and end to the day. The place is immaculate and I would highly recommend it.

Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Jul 2017
Hi Alexis, thanks so much for your review. It was a pleasure hosting your family- you're welcome back anytime!
All the best,
Melissa
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Clarenville, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Joanne S
St-Lazare, Qc
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Enjoyable Family Vacation”
Reviewed 7 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Melissa provided us with a very clean and spacious vacation home with all the amenities and great attention to detail. She was always available to respond to our questions and was very helpful with local knowledge throughout our stay. Ideally located, close to several beautiful beaches (eg: Brackley Beach) and delicious affordable restaurants (eg: By the Bay). Our boys (ages 11 & 13) thoroughly enjoyed the location and vacation experience. They loved the fact that they had their bedroom at the opposite end of the home. Lots of room for the entire family. Melissa was such a pleasure to deal - very friendly and accommodating! We look forward to returning to PEI next summer and stay at our new favourite spot in Rustico. :)

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Liked best: Breakfast on the deck
Liked least: Nothing, we loved everything about it!!
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
8 Aug 2016
Thank you Joanne! It was a pleasure to host you and your family and you're welcome to come back anytime!
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Jackie M
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Fall Fun!”
Reviewed 5 August 2016 for a stay in October 2015

I booked a last minute trip to PEI last fall and I had such an amazing time.

I know a lot of people tend to visit the island during the summer but I'm so happy I went in the fall. For starters, there are less people so me and my rental car drove around for hours without any traffic. Second, Green Gables is not too far either so I spent a good couple of hours there just walking around the historic property and admiring the fall colours on the trees. Third, the PEI national park is nearby. You need to see this place - it's breathtaking...literally. It was so windy the day I went to visit so the waves crashing against the shore was quite intense but I got in some great pictures and took in probably the freshest air that I have ever been around. You need to see this place!

So stay at Melissa's place. She's a great hostess, tons of room in her home, the neighbours are very friendly, and she's close to a few noteworthy places.

Have fun!

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Management Response
9 Aug 2016
Hi Jackie, thanks for your review! Fall is one of my favourite times on PEI, I never fail to find the changing leaves beautiful.
I hope you'll come back again and stay at Ocean View Vacation Home!
Melissa
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Julia S
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic place and fantastic host.”
Reviewed 13 July 2016 for a stay in August 2015
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My partner and I stayed at Melissa's rental last summer. We had an excellent stay. The house is perfectly located at the center of the island making site seeing very easy. You don't have to go far to see some of the world's nicest beaches.

The house was so cozy we didn't want to leave. Beautiful master bedroom room with private bathroom. We used the BBQ multiple times during our stay. The decks give you best of both worlds on the front you can see the ocean and the back is beautiful rolling field.
Melissa is a fantastic host and has so much local knowledge to help with what ever questions we had.

We will be back!

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Management Response
9 Aug 2016
Hi Julia,

Thank you so much for your review, it was a pleasure having you and Jason stay at the Vacation Home.

I'm glad you had an enjoyable time on PEI and it was my pleasure providing you with recommendations to local restaurants and attractions, I love my Island!

Melissa
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Gabe G
Calgary, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Great island hospitality!”
Reviewed 11 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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people found this review helpful

My family lives nearby and we rented this property last summer to accommodate extra guests in town for a family function. The house is clean, spacious and very well equipped. Everything you need and even some extras you wouldn't expect. Great location with beautiful water view and lots of amenities nearby. The house is an excellent value for the area and Melissa was excellent to do business with. We would rent from her again and refer friends and family whenever we can!

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Management Response
9 Aug 2016
Hi Gabe!

Thank you for your review and I always appreciate it when you send your guests my way!

Melissa
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