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Lucy Maud Montgomery's Grandfathers house and inspiration for Ingleside series of books.
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Private Room, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Kensington, Prince Edward Island

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LWL092014
Vancouver, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Peaceful Stay”
Reviewed 2 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Our host Paul was absolutely perfect! He told us about the history of Montgomery Inn, showed us various artifacts, and was very flexible to our schedule. We stayed in the Senator Suite which was the largest room on the main floor. The recent renovations are beautiful and we enjoyed soaking in the tub after a full day of sightseeing. Paul also showed us a trail behind the house that would lead to an area where we could view the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Wow! What a view! This location is adjacent to the Anne of Green Gables Museum and across from "the lake of shining waters". I wish we had stayed more than 2 nights as there were so many little areas to sit and relax inside and outside the Inn.

Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lara987
Brantford, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Wonderful B&B with historic roots”
Reviewed 24 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

We stayed just one night in the Lucy Maud Suite - it was very clean and comfortable. We had a wonderful view. Loved hearing about the history of the place - a must-stay for any Lucy Maud Montgomery fan! A lot of work has been done by Paul on the home, making it a wonderful option for travelers to this area. There was a nice area outside on the deck to sit and relax, as well as nice indoor areas. A simple continental breakfast was served. Would be nice to come here again as a family and rent out the whole place!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Sep 2017
Thank you Lara for staying with us and for your kind words, we would love to have you and your family come stay with us! Safe travels.
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FamilyFro...
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great for family reunions!”
Reviewed 24 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We rented the Montgomery Inn for a week-long family reunion and had an amazing time this historic property. The owners were very very responsive to our needs and accommodated all of our requests.

The kitchen is nicely appointed with everything you need, and we had 14 people comfortably seated in the dining room. The bedrooms were very nice - the air conditioning was whisper quiet (we had very hot weather this week!). Everything is modern and updated - the bathrooms are new and clean.

The location is great - close to amazing beaches and yet off the beaten track.

The icing on the cake is the history that comes with this property. It isn't hard to see where Lucy Maud got some of her inspiration!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Jul 2017
Thank you for your comments and it was great to host you! I am glad you had a wonderful time on PEI and it was nice to connect with your family! Hope to see you again!
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brookehol...
Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
“The Montgomery Inn at Ingleside is a masterpiece in idyllic PEI.”
Reviewed 6 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

The Montgomery Inn at Ingleside is a masterpiece in idyllic PEI.

My friend and I booked one night in the Avonlea room, and after leaving and heading to the next stop on our journey, we knew we couldn’t remain on the island and be as happy elsewhere as we were at “Paul’s Place.” So, we turned around and stayed for two more nights!

You will encounter beautiful people at the Inn: Paul is a gentleman, Michele is a gem, and Denise is lovely.

The home is magnificently restored and leaves no room for want. Each room is decorated beautifully and is fully equipped for a luxurious stay. L.M. Montgomery fans will be thrilled to step into the room where she slept, sit by the window where she picnicked, and, if they’re as fortunate as I was, listen to facts and histories form Paul and Denise.

Once outside, guests can stand on The Pulpit Stone from The Story Girl or sit on the lawn while gazing at Anne’s Lake of Shining Waters. After that, a quick two-minute walk will take guests across the road to Silver Bush and The Anne of Green Gables Museum.

Thank you, Paul and Michele, for sharing your home with us! I’m longing to return.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Jul 2017
thank you for your comments and for staying with us! We were so happy to welcome you back to Montgomery Inn at Ingleside aka "Paul's Place"! We can't wait to see you again!
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penashNew...
New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best Area on the Island”
Reviewed 2 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

As a semi Anne of Grenn Gables enthusiast, (fan of the 80's television series) I was excited to book into an Inn that the author stayed stayed in when it was her Grandfather's House. Despite this historical connection, Park Corner itself is just a gorgeous spot. A 5 min drive to beautiful beaches with stunning sunsets, good restaurants nearby such as the Oyster barn, Cavendish nearby to visit Green Gables (an absolute must as they have done a great job preserving that beautiful spot), and just the sweeping vistas to be viewed from all around the house. Including the Lake of Shining Waters.

The house has been renovated beautifully, a nod to nostalgia but still modern and stylish. Breakfast is great and plentiful and comes with bonus Denise, a true Kindred (aka Green Gables encyclopedia) who will regale you on all things red headed very quickly.

I also drove numerous places on the island, and honestly think I was staying in the nicest area. Basin Head is a gorgeous beach to visit too, but there was something just really delightful in park Corner. Cavendish itself is not all that picturesque, except for Green Gables, so I would always base myself somewhere like Park Corner as one does not visit PEI for the towns in my opinion.

Paul was also approachable and very affable too. A great stay for a reasonable cost.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Jul 2017
Thank you Penny for staying at Montgomery Inn at Ingleside! It was a pleasure to meet you and thank you for your kind words.
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