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The Great George

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderfully welcoming hotel, where the staff can't do enough to be helpful. Very comfortable, spotlessly clean room, and excellent location. Were it not for the breakfast, which we found restricted in choice, we'd have given it five stars.

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Bible Hill, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Great George is the best hotel experience we have ever had, and we have had many hotel experiences throughout our world travels. This is our second time here, and as before, the friendly and efficient service couldn’t have been better. It is the personal touch, very clean well decorated facilities, wonderful breakfast, and delicious chocolate chip cookies are the...

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GG58GGS, Marketing Co-ordinator at The Great George, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful comments. We aim to make every guest feel pampered and looking forward to visiting again. Happy we rated so highly with you! ~ Rod

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I entered the room, there was music playing which was a nice touch. You get one chance to make a first impression, and the Great George nailed it. Great location, price was comparable, room was comfortable and elegant. I look forward to staying there again.

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GG58GGS, Marketing Co-ordinator at The Great George, responded to this review

Thanks Christine C. for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again! ~Rod

Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Spent two nights at The Great George during a road trip with my daughters. This was our first visit to Charlottetown. The hotel is absolutely exquisite and perfectly comfortable. The character of what I assume was once a grand private home has been carefully preserved. The common area draws you in, and we enjoyed relaxing there after our afternoon excursions...

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GG58GGS, Marketing Co-ordinator at The Great George, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. The main building of The Great George Hotel was originally a shop which carried everything from rope to parasols. It was later converted in to a hotel and has remained one for 140 years. But the feeling of a home is what we aspire to in many ways. We hope to see you and...

North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I really enjoyed my stay here, although I did have to go to another hotel for a few days as they were sold out but went back. I was in Charlottetown for business for a total of 11 days. Beds are very comfortable and staff were lovely. Going back for another week in April and again in May. Can't wait...

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GG58GGS, Marketing Co-ordinator at The Great George, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay (and the cookies)! We are glad to hear you choose to come back during your stay, hopefully next time you are on the Island we can accommodate you for your entire visit. ~Rod

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderfully appointed, wonderfully located, wonderfully staffed gem. It's within easy walking distance of all the Charlottetown sites and an easy drive to anywhere else on the Island. The staff couldn't have been more accommodating. The attention to detail is exceptional. Sadly, I had to cut my stay short due to the weather (was driving back to Boston...

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GG58GGS, Marketing Co-ordinator at The Great George, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you can make a return trip. Charlottetown in the summer is unmatched and we would love to host you again! All the best, Rod

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The hotel is very quaint. Beautiful foyer, lovely historic feeling rooms with the comfiest bedding. The breakfast staff went beyond and above the call of duty with my dietary restrictions. I couldn't imagine staying anywhere else on the island. A true treasure.

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GG58GGS, Marketing Coordinator at The Great George, responded to this review

We are so pleased you are happy with your stay at The Great George. We want to make sure that our guests' needs are met and we will definitely pass along your compliments to our breakfast team. We would love to have you stay with us again! Yours, Rod

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I come to PEI for business on a regular base and I've stayed several times at the Great George. The rooms and especially the beds are very comfortable. The service is great and I love the afternoon cookies offered. The only drawback is the variety offered for breakfast. Basically it's some bread, muffins, some fruit and coffee. In my opinion...

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GG58GGS, Director of Sales at The Great George, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you found the rooms and beds comfortable. We are disappointed that your impression of our breakfast was disappointing. Our goal is to make sure all our guests have an exceptional experience. We hope to have another chance to wow you in the future. ~ Michelle

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great hotel, had a free upgrade to a suite room. Excellent parking, good buffet breakfast and available tea/coffee all day. Excellent location, would definitely stay here again. Great character, although you could tell it was very old!

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GG58GGS, Director of Sales at The Great George, responded to this review

We are happy you had such a good experience. We are very proud of our property and its history. The Great George Hotel has operated as a hotel for almost 170 years. We do hope to see you again! ~ Michelle

Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed here New Years Eve as we were flying out early the next morning. The staff were phenomenal, the Inn is historic yet we kept. From the freshly baked cookies to the reception with the terrific young lady playing guitar and singing, it exceeded expectations. Because we were leaving before breakfast the following morning, they had a bagged breakfast...

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GG58GGS, Director of Sales at The Great George, responded to this review

We are glad our team made you feel at home and that you found the property clean and comfortable. We are very proud of the services we provide and the atmosphere we create. We do apologize for the noise and the wake-up call. We are reviewing our wake-up call process and hope this doesn't deter you from a future visit....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 very classiest addresses." Open year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Great George

Address: 58 Great George St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K3, Canada
Region: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Charlottetown
Price Range: RM675 - RM1,133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Great George 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
The Great George Hotel Charlottetown
Great George Charlottetown
Great George Hotel Charlottetown
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#1 Business Hotel in Charlottetown
#2 Romantic Hotel in Charlottetown
#3 Family Hotel in Charlottetown
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“Main building especially in the winter as it is easier to get to the reception.”
Islandspud, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would avoid room 221, or any ground floor room facing a street.”
jonchaley, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are a great variety of room sizes, historical furnishings styles, and locations in the multi-building complex.”
cstratton15, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in an upstairs room over looking the corner and a giant church across the street. It was very quiet”
26Sandeep, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 2 different rooms - one in the main building and the other in one of the out buildings. Both excellent.”
CanuckBabs, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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