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Cornwall, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second time staying at the Dawson House, and we are so happy that we returned! Stacey and Randy are such wonderful people; staying with them is like staying with old friends. They always go the extra mile, and we appreciated it so much! First of all, they happily kept our stuff for us when we arrived earlier...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a sweet review! It was such a pleasure to have you back again with us and what a fantastic couple!! So much fun, and we saw how much you appreciated the Island and it's charm!! You both make it easy... to do more... ! We love guests that love life and enjoy exploring our Island! Can't...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Spent one night at Dawson House and Stacey and Randy do everything to give you a great time. You feel like you're staying with friends! Stacey cooks delicious and plentiful breakfasts. You certainly won't leave hungry! Everything is very clean and the rooms are nice and comfy. Must be wonderful to stay there in summer and enjoy the beautiful garden...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

Petra... thank you!! I know you said you normally don't do "review's", so to do one for us... means so much!!! You impress us!! To travel on your own and ride so far... we were very impressed!! It gives me "energy and enthusiasm"!! Hat's off!! We enjoyed your company and wished it was for longer! Take care and safe travels!!...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stacy and Randy were so welcoming! Their home is immaculate yet welcoming. Our room was comfortable and clean. The location is close to downtown but in a historic quieter area, not a far walk from both downtown and the beachfront. It's surrounded by beautiful neighborhoods. The breakfast was blueberry pancakes which were fabulous!

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review and for choosing the Dawson House B&B for your stay in Charlottetown! It was a pleasure having you!!! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your journey!! Would love to see you again some day!! Randy and Stacey

Reviewed 20 October 2016

The house has been renovated, it appears top to bottom. You will be in a heritage home with brilliant fixtures, hardwood, and furniture that has been chosen to bring out the homes beauty. Food is wonderfully presented, fresh and locally grown. We had a full house on our stay, yet did not hear anything for those light sleepers. Your homeowners...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

What a beautiful review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at the Dawson House!! We were lucky to have you too! Great conversations and great new friends... that is what we enjoy the most!! Loved hearing about your travels and hope the rest of your journey was just as fantastic!! Take care and would love to see you...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to PEI, and what a great way to begin. Spending two nights in Charlottetown provided us the opportunity to really see this historic area before heading to other parts of the island (biking on the Confederation Trail and visiting seaside villages and old lighthouses). Dawson House is charming and well furnished, and the breakfasts are...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

Thank you kind words... and it was our pleasure! What a great visit... lot's of fantastic conversations and of course, there is Denver... Randy's favourite team!!! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and the rest of your travels in PEI. It is a very special place in our hearts and we love to hear of our...

Clarksburg, Maryland
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stacy and Randy were warm and welcoming. The home was beautiful and the breakfast delicious. Stacy gave us a number of suggestions of places to eat and not-to-miss sights in the area, and Randy was the most gracious breakfast host we encountered in our travels. A genuinely nice place to stay!

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a sweet review!!! It was such a pleasure meeting you!!! Can't believe how fortunate we are to meet the wonderful guests that we do!! Hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and hopefully, one day, will see you again on PEI!! In the meantime, stay happy and healthy!!! Stacey & Randy

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Dawson House recently on our stay in Charlottetown, and were so glad we did! Stacy and Randy made my husband and I feel completely comfortable and at home. The Dawson House is beautiful and we wished we could have stayed longer. Hope to return again one day because of their genuine hospitality. Our...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

Thank you!! We loved having you stay... and love meeting guests and having them leave with a wonderful experience!! We are very fortunate and enjoy our guests so much... so many stories... so many breakfasts!!! We are so happy you enjoyed your time here and we do look forward to seeing you both again one day... Happy travels!! And here...

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I was doing a road trip with my mom through Nova Scotia and PEI - we stayed at the Dawson House for 3 nights. Stacey and Randy were beyond amazing hosts! If I could give them higher than a 5 star rating I would! Breakfast was amazing each morning (lots of selection!) and the rooms were always clean and beautiful!...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure having you both stay!!! Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay!!!Great conversations and I so enjoyed seeing PEI through your "eyes"... /pictures! The butterflies were stunning... and so were the two of you!!! Love to see mothers and daughters having "their" time... so important! Would love to have you back anytime!! Stacey, Randy (and our...

Reviewed 24 August 2016

From the moment I met the hosts, Randy, Stacy and Dawson, I became a huge fan of them. Their hospitality was just outstanding.They treated us as their old friends. Stacy cooked amazing breakfast and she changes the menu every morning. What a treat! I really enjoyed the breakfast time where we seat at a beautiful table with all the other...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

Thank you... and that is what we love the most... people arrive as guests... and leave as really good friends! We hope we see you again!! It makes our day to hear that guests enjoyed PEI, our lovely home and our company... Every day at breakfast, is different and we love hearing our guest's "stories"! Take care and we hope...

Coastal northeast Florida
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked through the door at Dawson House, we were treated as new friends by our hosts, Stacey and Randy. They both have backgrounds in the hospitality industry and it shows in the care they give their home that they share with guests. We stayed in a beautiful light-filled room at the top of the house. We...

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Stacey O, Owner at The Dawson House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you both and we very much enjoyed your company and stories... and appreciate the very kind words. We are very fortunate to live in a beautiful city, in a beautiful, historical house... and keep meeting fabulous people every day!!! We are the lucky ones as well! Enjoy the rest of your summer and hopefully we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This lovely 4 Star, heritage B&B and Spa was built in 1852 by Colonial Thomas Dawson and was the home of the late PEI Premier, Joseph A. Ghiz. Elegant guestrooms with modern amenities. Spacious grounds with large deck, garden and swimming pool. Our Serenity Day Spa offers manicures, pedicures, massage, waxing and facials in a beautiful, relaxed, private setting. Downtown and Victoria Park are all within strolling distance. Ample private parking. Bilingual. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dawson House

Address: 122 North River Rd, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 3K8, Canada
Region: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Charlottetown
Price Range: $154 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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