Elmwood Heritage Inn
Elmwood Heritage Inn
The Elmwood Heritage Inn has eight unique units and is rated Three Diamonds from AAA/CAA and has been awarded Five Starsfor fifteen years from Canada Select Accommodation Grading System. This was the first Five Star accommodation rating given to any property in PEI, and only the sixth Five Star Bed and Breakfast rating granted in all of Canada. This "oasis in the heart of the city" is the only Charlottetown area B&B not located on the street or at a corner for those who value privacy, peace and quiet. Street noises fade away in this elegant nineteenth-century estate. Antique wrought iron gates frame the entrance to Elmwood which is hidden up a majestic 350 foot long elm edged drive on a secluded park-like acre. Built in 1889 for The Hon. Arthur Peters, grandson of Sir Samuel Cunard, Elmwood is outside Charlottetown's business core and so avoids the sounds and noises of late night bars and restaurants. Yet for being "off the beaten track", we are not "out of the way" since Elmwood is just 12 blocks (a 3 1/2 minute drive or a 15-20 minute walk) from the main intersection downtown at the Confederation Centre of the Arts Theatre, Province House, shopping and restaurants and a mere 4 blocks to Victoria Park and the harbour. Pamper yourself for your vacation, business or convention stay, or that special honeymoon in PEI's first Five Star Victorian Bed and Breakfast, one of the finest in Canada. “We hope you come as guests and leave as friends.”
We are Carol and Jay Macdonald and are in our 31st year of hospitality service in PEI, first with a cottage business on the North Shore and then twenty-three years ago we began to convert this beautiful 1889 home into a Victorian Bed and Breakfast. While we certainly didn't invent home accommodations, in many ways we were pioneers of this "Five Star" form of personal high quality hospitality. We liked to travel and valued comfort, privacy and modern amenities and so began Elmwood with one room and two suites in August 1988 with all private and en suite tiled baths, all queen beds, hand made quilts, antiques, delicious fresh breakfasts, and a sense of comfort and luxury that hadn't been seen in PEI before and in fact was new to Eastern Canada at the time. Please "Bookmark" this page so you can easily find us again.