These hotels were chosen, from the 10 hotels nearest in distance to the airport, for offering good value, good amenities and good service. (Downtown hotels are only a 12-minute drive to the airport, but are considerably more expensive.)

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Editor's Top 5 Picks

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Book from ~$253 CAD
Well-liked and pet-friendly Charlottetown hotel near airport with indoor pool & waterslide
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, pet stays
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Families with children really enjoyed the indoor pool and waterslide
  • Guests enjoyed great service from the staff who were accommodating and very friendly
  • Guests found clean and well equipped rooms
  • Enjoyable breakfast and meals on site, according to guests
  • Guests found the location convenient to the airport, downtown, restaurants, and shopping
Cons
  • Some guests felt the hotel was a little dated and needed some TLC
  • Wi-Fi was slow for a few guests
The Rodd Royalty would be my # 1 choice, if I were staying in Charlottetown, for being well-reviewed online. Guests were well pleased with this hotel's friendly and helpful staff, excellent free hot breakfast, great pool and waterslide. It's a 4 star hotel with a 3 star price when compared to other hotels in the area. It's the closest hotel to the airport, with only a 6-minute drive, and although there is no airport shuttle offered (by any of the hotels in the area), Rodd offers not only a free breakfast, but free Wi-Fi and free parking.
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Book from ~$166 CAD
Good value Charlottetown hotel with restaurant, outdoor pool, jacuzzi & kitchenette suites
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the Trans-Canada Highway
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service
  • Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast
  • Several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • Several guests thought that the in-room decor was dated
  • A couple of reviewers complained about poor lighting in their guest rooms
# 2 on my list is Canada's Best Value for many of the sames reasons as Rodd. Slightly cheaper than Rodd, it adds greater affordability to those guests on a tighter budget. It's a 3 star hotel that is 7 minutes to the airport, 5 minutes to downtown and 2 minutes to the Charlottetown Mall. It offers families an outdoor pool and a children's play area outside with slide and swings. It's near to restaurants and has its own small, pub-style restaurant on site. Renovated. Clean and quiet. Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free well-liked breakfast.
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Book from ~$177 CAD
Popular and pet-friendly Charlottetown hotel with indoor pool, KidSuites and jacuzzi suites 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, parking, pet stays, local calls
  • Many guests enjoyed the food at the free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well maintained
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Kids' suites with Xbox game systems and separate bedrooms
  • Guests said the location was convenient to highway, shopping, restaurants and golfing
Last, but not least, is the 3 star Holiday Inn Express which is more expensive by comparison, but boasts excellent service and facilities. Guests have said that breakfast is varied and better than average. With only 8 minutes to the airport and close to the Trans-Canada Highway, it ranks high on convenience to travel. The free amenities of Wi-Fi, parking and breakfast add value here as well as their indoor pool and fitness centre.
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Book from ~$170 CAD
Highly praised boutique hotel in downtown Charlottetown with kitchenette and jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free breakfast, free parking, and free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • A few guests were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
  • A couple of reviewers complained that there was no on-site elevator
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Book from ~$176 CAD
Clean and spacious rooms with mini-fridges & microwaves, restaurant, well-liked breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast, free parking, free DVD rentals
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Guests are treated to passes to the CARI facility which offers two indoor pools, waterslide, hot tub and fitness centre
  • Many guests liked the free hot breakfast
  • About half the rooms have been recently renovated (as of 2014)
Cons
  • A few guests were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
  • A couple of reviewers complained that the in-room carpeting was worn

5 Other Hotels Close to Charlottetown Airport

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Book from ~$194 CAD
Within a 1-minute drive of the Trans-Canada, free breakfast, and clean rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the mall and downtown area by car
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the in-room decor was dated
  • A couple of reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms
Getting Around
This hotel is an 8-minute car ride from the airport. The Route 30 bus stop at the Charlottetown Mall is a 14-minute walk or a 5-minute cab ride away.
Dining
Continental breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends.

Off site, a Tim Hortons is about a 5-minute walk away.
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Older and pet-friendly Charlottetown budget hotel with outdoor pool but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls, pet stays
  • Location convenient to highway and shopping
  • Staff were friendly and accommodating said guests
  • A few guests enjoyed the outdoor pool
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Many guests felt the room prices were too high for what was offered
  • Many complained about a poor quality breakfast
  • Many complained of dated rooms in need of renos, musty smells and poor air conditioning
  • Some guests found rooms and beds not properly cleaned
Getting Around
The airport is reached from this hotel in about 8 minutes by car. The Route 30 bus stop at the Charlottetown Mall is a 5-minute cab ride or 16-minute walk away.
Dining
A continental breakfast is served from 7 am to 10 am. 

Off site, there is a Tim Hortons about a 2-minute walk away.
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Book from ~$180 CAD
Central downtown location, helpful service, indoor pool, reasonable rates
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location ideal for exploring the downtown area on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • Many guests described the in-room decor as dated
  • Several reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
  • Several guests complained about the food at the free breakfast
  • A few reviewers found the dining area for the free breakfast to be small and cramped
Getting Around
This hotel is an approximate 12-minute ride from the airport. The hotel is an 8-minute drive from the Route 30 bus stop at the Charlottetown Mall. 

The Route 30 stop can also be reached from this hotel by the Route 1 bus. The nearest stop for this route is an 8-minute walk away at the Confederation Centre Library and Grafton Street, and the ride to the mall will take around 15 minutes.
Dining
A continental breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 10 am.
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Book from ~$195 CAD
Centrally located heritage property, modern and clean rooms, good food
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the downtown area on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive and accommodating service
  • Many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Several reviewers thought that their beds were comfortable
Cons
  • A couple of guests thought that the room rates were expensive
  • A couple of reviewers complained that the air conditioning units were noisy
Getting Around
This hotel is a 13-minute drive from the airport. To access the airport from this hotel by public transit, you will first take a 15-minute ride on Route 1 to the Charlottetown Mall and then take Route 30 bus to the airport. The nearest stop for Route 1 is a 3-minute walk away at the corner of Fitzroy Street and University Avenue. 
Dining
The on-site Griffon Dining Room is considered one of the best restaurants in Charlottetown. It serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  
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Book from ~$279 CAD
Highly praised downtown Charlottetown hotel with jacuzzi & kitchenette suites & free breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, happy hour, freshly baked cookies, lobby coffee
  • Many guests were highly impressed with their rooms, found them spacious, beautiful and comfortable
  • Many reviewers considered the location a prime spot in close walking distance to many restaurants, shopping and the waterfront
  • The staff gave first class service, according to guests
  • Many guests recommended this hotel, were repeat customers or planned to return
Getting Around
This hotel is a 14-minute drive from the airport. To access the airport from this hotel by public transit, you may take the combination of Route 1 connecting to Route 30 at the Charlottetown Mall. The nearest stop from the hotel for Route 1 is a 1-minute walk away, where Grafton Street and the Confederation Library meet, or the stop for Route 30 can be accessed by an 8-minute taxi ride.
Dining
There is not a restaurant on site at this hotel, however, there are several dine-in restaurant options within a 5-minute walk of the hotel.

Tips For Staying Near Charlottetown Airport

Location
Charlottetown Airport (YYG) is located in the town of Charlottetown, PEI,  and is a 10-minute drive from the downtown core. The entrance of the airport sits just off of Highway 15, or Brackley Point Road. The area directly surrounding the airport consists of a mix of residential and industrial to the north, west and east and a residential suburb to the south. 
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Getting Around: Driving
Upon exiting the airport, you will find yourself on Brackley Point Road, one block north of the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway #1), which is the main east-west throughway on the Island.

Brackley Point Road continues south to St. Peter’s Road, which will lead into downtown Charlottetown, and north to the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Prince Edward Island National Park.


Car rentals are available through Avis, Budget, Hertz and National. Car rental rates will vary, however, an estimate for a standard one-day rental from the airport will cost around $52 to $65.

Yellow Cab PEI is the taxi service for the entire island. A flat rate of $12 is charged for all trips inside the city. Additional riders are charged at $3.50 each, with all trips capped at $22.

You can also take Yellow Cab PEI to nearby Cornwall, for a minimum of $16 and a maximum of $22, and Stratford, for a minimum fee of $17.50 and a maximum of $25.

All other fares are charged at $1.45 per kilometer.

Maritime Luxury Limousine and Sedan Services offers flat-rate service to the following locations: Charlottetown ($26), Cornwall ($35), Stratford ($30) and Summerside ($105).
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Charlottetown has several bus routes and Route 30/T3 Airport and Winsloe Collector runs from several pick-up points throughout the town to the airport and back. This route runs Monday to Friday from 7:15 am to 5:45 pm and runs approximately every half hour. 

Several of the listed hotels are closest to the Route 30 bus stop located at the Charlottetown Mall. The pick-up spot for this route is located to the left of the front entrance of the mall. 

The regular one-way fare is $2.25 and the full schedule for the airport route, as well as other bus routes, can be found on the Trius Transit website.
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Dining
Budley’s Restaurant, easily located in the only terminal building, offers sandwiches and other light snacks, with many items available for less than $5. The restaurant offers a call-ahead service to order fresh lobster, which will be packed and ready for you to take on your flight. Budley's hours of operation are between 4:30 am and 8 pm daily.

Vending machines are available outside of those hours and there is also a Snack Bar located in the security hold room that sells snacks to take on board your flight.
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Parking
The airport has a parking lot with a capacity of 333 long-term spots and 160 short-term spots. Short-term parking costs $0.50 per 15 minutes, while long-term parking costs $2 per hour, to a maximum of $10 per day. Weekly parking rates are also available, and cost $50 per week.
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