Cozy private room in Charlottetown

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4S1, Canada

Our room is sunny and cozy with a double (54") bed that serves as a couch during the day. There is a 1/2 bath right there and access to a full bath. Hang out in our cool living, dining and kitchen loft or walk downtown, just two blocks away.

The Space

While the room is small, our loft is a grand place, full of sunlight, plants and art. Our loft is the west end of the gym of the old Charlottetown YMCA that we developed into condos. We liked the 20' ceilings and the hardwood floors. The old bowling alleys that used to be in the basement are now table tops and stair treads.
We rent for a minimum of 3 days and we include breakfast as well as dinner on arrival. More meals can be arranged or cook your own. We are foodies, and our son is a chef, so we have a well equipped kitchen, fun to hang out in.
We can lend you a bike if needed, and if it is a good beach day you may be able to get a ride there as well.
While we have no TV, we do have a DVD projector and screen as well as a CD player, WI-FI internet and lots of books. There is a 1/2 bath right next to your room and you have access to a full bath during the day.
During the high season, we rent the entire space, guest and master bedroom for $1600 per week.

Guest Access

Use the living/dining/kitchen during day and evening. Full bath during afternoon. Gym and laundry in the building. We have a commercial espresso machine for coffee affectationados..

Interaction with Guests

We are usually ready to sit down to chat over a cup of coffee or to share a meal or a drink. Occasionally there are events such as dinner parties or book launches to which the guest may be invited. We always like to share our knowledge of the Island. We prepare a nice welcome meal on the night of your arrival.

The Neighborhood

To one side we have an old Victorian neighborhood with stately homes and huge trees. To the other side is the downtown with shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment. City park and the marina/waterfront is 15 minutes walk away. We feel safe walking around any time of day and night.

Getting around

We are on a bus stop and the central connecting point is 10 min walk away. Cabs are inexpensive. There is a bike available if requested.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Check In: 2:00 PM
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Cancellation: Moderate
  • I loved it! Ole and Karen were fantastic! I would absolutely recommend their place (and them as people) to anyone and everyone... Can't wait to return.

    October 2013
  • Ole and Karen are wonderful, considerate and engaging hosts. They went out of their way to make me feel at home and welcome. As someone who spent his days putting 1000km driving around the island, it was always a pleasure to return to this cozy home.

    September 2013
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Languages
Dansk, English, Français
School
MIT School of Architecture and Copenhagen Royal Academy
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Practicing Architect
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I am an architect with special interest in sustainable buildings. I am also interested in movies, books, dancing, music, cityscapes, environment, politics and cooking and eating good food in good company. I was born in Denmark, got my degree at MIT and have been living on PEI since 1977. My latest hobby is coffee. I just installed a commercial espresso machine and I am practicing making the perfect cappuccino. My wife Karen is a landscape architect and in addition to sharing my interests she has a passion for travelling, the PEI beaches and landscapes. Karen also speaks french. We have hosted with (website hidden) for years and have also hosted "salon style" numerous art shows, fundraisers, dances, dinners, book openings, CD launches and even 2 weddings and one memorial.
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