Discover the Neighbourhood
Charlottetown, the largest city in Prince Edward Island, is known for its lively nature, accessible amenities, and friendly residents. It was voted number 1 place to live in Canada in 2021 (tied with Halifax, of course)! It’s also home to UPEI, as well as Brown’s Court student housing, which is located just across the street from the university.
If you’re looking for a perfect balance of urban and suburban charm, greenery and waterfronts, and historic sites, this is the place for you. This city is truly idyllic and sets the scene perfectly for students looking to make the most of their uni experience!
EXPLORE THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
We’ve compiled all the coolest (and most useful) spots in the ‘hood for your convenience…
Baba’s Lounge 🎵🥘
Live music, authentic Lebanese food, and reasonably priced local beer. You and your friends are sure to have a good time!
They have craft beer on tap, great vibes, and the menu changes every two weeks so you’re sure to find something you like.
Charlottetown Beer Garden & Seafood Patio 🍺🦐
Come for the yummy seafood and excellent beer, stay for the live music, outdoor patio (in the warmer months), and super fun atmosphere!
The Hive + Honeycomb Social Lounge and Board Game Bar 🥤🎲
Board game libraries (stay & play, rent, or buy), paint-your-own pottery, island-famous boozy shakes, bubble waffles, the list goes on…is there anything they don’t offer?
Upstreet Craft Brewing 🍺
Not only do they have an excellent selection of beer and amazing customer service, they’re also a Certified B Corp (like UA!) meaning they use business as a force for good. This is a local business you wanna support!
Details Fine Art Gallery 🖼️🎨
This is the perfect chill spot for a rainy afternoon or whenever you feel the need to clear your mind and recharge. Appreciate and get inspired by local and international art.
Charlottetown Farmers Market 🥕🥬
Spend your Saturday browsing through fresh food and crafty goods from local farmers, vendors, and artisans!
Confederation Centre of the Arts 🎭
This national arts centre displays iconic works by Canadian talent and celebrates Canada’s origins and evolution through performing arts, visual arts, and interactive programming.
The Comic Hunter 💢🃏
If you’re into comics, board games, and card games, this is the place for you! They have a great selection, fair prices, and the friendliest service.
PEI Escape Rooms 🔐
Completing an escape room challenge with others is the ultimate way to test your friendships and your own skill and logic 😳. Do you have what it takes?
Charlottetown Park Eighteen 🌳🦆
Visit this sweet park right near campus and Brown’s Court for some much needed nature and a mental reset. It has a small pond, bridge, and greenery galore!
Loblaw Pharmacy ⚕️💊
This pharmacy is located on your way from campus/home to downtown Charlottetown, and has everything you need in terms of amenities and essentials.
Receiver Coffee Vic Row ☕🥐
Their coffee is delicious, their baked goods are out of this world, and to top it all off they incorporate their values of sustainability, transparency, and quality in everything they do. A local coffee shop you should definitely support! (Opening back up in May 2022)
Check out more spots on our Charlottetown map!
Buildings in this Neighbourhood
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