Rodd Brudenell River Resort

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Info Rodd Brudenell River Resort, situated in the serene Brudenell River Provincial Park in Eastern Prince Edward Island, provides guests with a tranquil escape and a variety of on-site activities. Just 30 minutes from Charlottetown, the resort features 67 standard guest rooms, 18 junior suites and 14 larger suites in the main hotel, as well as 16 well-appointed cottages with two lockable bedrooms each. The resort offers numerous amenities, including indoor and outdoor pools, a whirlpool, sauna, fitness room, spa boutique, meeting facilities for up to 250 people, the Brudenell River and Dundarave Golf Courses, a marina with canoe, kayak and bike rentals, two tennis courts, a children's play area and horseback riding. With its focus on providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience, Rodd Brudenell River Resort is an ideal destination for those seeking a peaceful retreat.
Summary of reviewsRodd Brudenell River Resort is a beautiful and peaceful golf resort located in Eastern PEI with exceptional views of the river and golf course. The resort boasts stunning scenery and well-maintained grounds that offer amenities such as a playground, pool and lake, making it a perfect choice for nature lovers or those seeking leisurely relaxation. While the breakfast buffet is not included in the price of the room, guests found the food quality to be good, but some suggest that there is room for improvement. Guests have mixed opinions on the dining experience, but the resort provides a few restaurant options with excellent views. Reviews of the rooms are mixed with some guests finding the rooms comfortable, clean and well-appointed, while others thought they needed updating. Nevertheless, guests appreciated the spaciousness of the rooms and the beautiful views that some rooms have of the water and golf course. The Rodd Brudenell River Resort receives high ratings for cleanliness with guests consistently praising the clean and well-maintained grounds and facilities. Although staff received mixed feedback, many reviewers found them friendly and helpful during their stay. The resort's family-friendly amenities, including playgrounds and pool facilities, were frequently praised with particular emphasis on the pools as a highlight of the resort. For those interested in golf, the resort offers two beautiful golf courses and great views of the river and golf course. Reviews of the beds vary with some guests finding them comfortable and others suggesting that they need updating. Generally, the resort earns mostly positive reviews with some guests suggesting that the resort falls short of a true four-star rating. Overall, Rodd Brudenell River Resort is a beautiful option for families, golf enthusiasts, or anyone seeking a leisurely escape with the opportunity to enjoy nature's beauty.
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Room Types
Queen Room with Two Queen Beds A lake and pool view is featured in this guest room. Cable TV and tea and coffee-making facilities are also provided.

Junior Suite A seating area with a sofa bed and cable TV is offered in this suite. A kitchenette with tea and coffee-making facilities are also provided.

One-Bedroom Cottage (2 Adults) A hot tub, barbecue facilities, and a kitchenette are featured in this cottage. A lake and pool view are also offered.

One-Bedroom Cottage with Two Queen Beds A full kitchen and barbecue facilities are featured in this spacious cottage. A separate seating area with a sofa bed and cable TV is also provided.

Standard Queen Room The spacious double room offers air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom boasting a bath and a shower. The unit has 1 bed.

Standard King Room The spacious double room features air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom boasting a bath and a shower. The unit has 2 beds.

About Rodd Brudenell River ResortRodd Brudenell River Resort, located within the peaceful Brudenell River Provincial Park in Eastern Prince Edward Island, offers guests a serene getaway with a range of on-site activities. Just a 30-minute drive from Charlottetown, the resort's main hotel boasts 67 standard guest rooms, 18 junior suites and 14 larger hospitality-type suites. Each room is tastefully decorated and most offer views of the Brudenell River or the Brudenell River Golf Course from their balconies. Standard rooms are equipped with a mini-fridge and microwave, while junior suites feature additional living space, a mini-fridge, wet bar and microwave.

The resort is home to 16 well-appointed cottages, each with two bedrooms that can be locked off and sold as 32 separate guestrooms. Each bedroom offers unique amenities, such as a king bed, full-size bathroom, jacuzzi tub, mini-fridge, wet bar and microwave in one room, while the other features two queen beds, a full-size bathroom, living room with a fireplace and a fully equipped eat-in kitchen. Complete with a private deck and BBQ, these cottages are perfect for large parties or families traveling together.

Guests at Rodd Brudenell River Resort can enjoy a wide array of amenities, including indoor and outdoor pools, a whirlpool, sauna, fitness room, spa boutique and meeting facilities that can accommodate up to 250 people. The resort also offers the Brudenell River and Dundarave Golf Courses, a marina with canoe, kayak and bike rentals, two tennis courts, a children's play area and horseback riding. With a focus on providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience, Rodd Brudenell River Resort is an ideal destination for travelers seeking a tranquil retreat.
Guest Reviews
8.4
Very Good
Location
Rodd Brudenell River Resort is a stunning golf resort located in Eastern PEI. The location is simply exceptional with beautiful scenery and views of the river and golf course. The resort is near multiple cute small towns and the atmosphere is peaceful and lovely. Amenities on the grounds include a playground, pool and lake. The property has a nice walking path, a water shoreline and a lovely boardwalk. The location makes it easy to explore nearby Cardigan, Montague, or PEI Experience excursions. The hotel is also situated near a park and lake, perfect for nature lovers. The hotel grounds are filled with mother nature's beauty such as red sandy shore, blue water and more. The resort prides itself on its beautiful grounds and the website doesn't do it justice. Guests enjoyed walks around the property and hikes to Charlottetown. The location may be inconvenient if you take luggage, but it is convenient for golf enthusiasts as one side of the property borders the river while the other borders the golf club. The hotel also offers nice balconies with views of the bay. Whether you are interested in golf or just want to enjoy the beauty of nature, Rodd Brudenell River Resort is a beautiful property in a stunning location.

Breakfast
The Rodd Brudenell River Resort offers breakfast at its restaurant, but it is not included in the price of the room. Some guests found the breakfast buffet to be expensive, while others thought the food was good. However, there were some suggestions for improvement such as adding oatmeal and bananas to the buffet, offering muffins and pastries and providing more selection for meals in the clubhouse when the main dining room is closed. Guests were pleased with the service from the waitstaff, who were described as friendly and fun. However, some guests were disappointed with the limited options on the breakfast buffet and the high cost compared to other restaurants. COVID concerns were also mentioned by some who prefer to avoid buffets. Overall, guests found the breakfast to be basic and in need of improvement, but still enjoyed their stay at the resort.

Dinner
Guest reviews of the dining experience at Rodd Brudenell River Resort are mixed. Some guests enjoyed excellent food at the nice restaurant on site, while others expressed disappointment with the very few restaurant options and limited menus. Additionally, some complained of long wait times and poor service from the wait staff. The club house was also criticized for stains on the carpet, although food at this venue was considered good. Several guests noted that their restaurant of choice was closed, forcing them to go offsite for their meals. The pool deck bar and spa were also closed during their stays. Finally, there were mixed opinions on the only restaurant available during Covid with some enjoying the menu and others finding it expensive with not enough options.

Rooms
The rooms at Rodd Brudenell River Resort have mixed reviews. While some guests found the rooms to be clean, comfortable and well-appointed, others noted that the resort's rooms are in need of updates, especially the bathrooms. Some guests also commented on outdated decor and furniture with a few mentioning that their rooms reminded them of retirement homes from the 1990s. However, many guests loved the spacious rooms, comfy beds and balconies with beautiful views of the water and golf course. Some rooms were also equipped with kitchenettes, which was a bonus for some guests looking to cook their own meals. Some guests did have issues with cleanliness, noticing stains, hair and bugs in their rooms. While some rooms were nice and clean, others needed a bit more attention from housekeeping. Other issues guests faced included outdated facilities, noisy plumbing and poor insulation from hallway noise. However, the resort does seem to be working on upgrading their rooms with some newly renovated rooms receiving positive feedback. Overall, guests had a mixed experience with the resort's rooms, but for the most part, they found the rooms to be decent, comfortable and a good value for the price.

Beds
According to guest reviews, the beds at Rodd Brudenell River Resort are a mix of hits and misses. Some guests found the beds to be incredibly comfortable and even mentioned that they had the best pillows of their trip. Beds were described as comfortable, very comfy and excellent by multiple guests. However, other guests mentioned that the beds badly need updating, as they have lost their comfort and have become too worn. One guest even mentioned that the beds were too soft and had a dip in the middle. Despite mixed reviews, guests still appreciated other aspects of their stay and noted that the location, view and overall room size were great. Some guests also mentioned that the bed, TV and fridge may be the only updates needed in the room. Lastly, one guest did mention that the beds weren't ready until later in the day for their handicapped friend, which could be a concern for some guests.

Cleanliness
The Rodd Brudenell River Resort boasts high ratings for cleanliness! Guests consistently praise the clean and comfortable rooms with fresh linens, while also noting the resort's overall cleanliness and well-maintained facilities. A few negative reviews mention outdated bathrooms and stained carpets, but these instances appear to be rare. The resort's picturesque scenery is enhanced by the very clean and well-kept grounds. Guests also appreciate the pools and spas being regularly cleaned. One notable concern was the presence of five earwigs in one room and water on the floor under a toilet in another, but these appear to be isolated incidents. Overall, the resort is described as "tres beau" and "tres propre" (very beautiful and very clean).

Staff
Guests at the Rodd Brudenell River Resort shared mixed reviews about the staff. While some found them to be friendly, amazing and helpful, others noted that the receptionists were not very welcoming or professional. Some felt that the resort was understaffed, while others appreciated the polite and respectful service. A few guests encountered issues with unhelpful or rude staff members, but others praised specific employees for going the extra mile, like Anthony at the reception or the friendly waitress named Emily. However, there were also complaints about slow check-ins, unaccommodating front desk staff and language barriers. Despite the mixed feedback, many guests enjoyed their interactions with the great, accommodating and professional staff at this charming resort.

Spa
While there was some difficulty contacting the spa at Rodd Brudenell River Resort, guests who were able to enjoy it were pleased with their experience. Although no specific phrases were found, multiple guests mentioned the presence of a spa on site. However, there were no further details or reviews specifically mentioning the spa. It's worth noting that during some stays, guests found that the spa was closed or not available. Otherwise, the spa appeared to be a beautiful and clean amenity along with the chambre and piscine.

Pool
Guests of Rodd Brudenell River Resort have raved about the hotel's pool facilities. There is a large heated outdoor pool with plenty of space to relax, as well as a smaller indoor pool for those who want a late evening swim. The pools are set against a beautiful green space on the river, providing stunning views for guests to enjoy. The outdoor pool even has a bar, making it a fun place to hang out and relax. While some guests wished the pool bar stayed open later in the season, the pools themselves received high praise from most visitors. Additionally, the resort offers plenty of other activities to keep guests busy, including tennis and golf. Families with children also made note of how much their kids enjoyed the pool facilities. The only downsides mentioned were some mosquitoes near the golf ponds and a disappointing lack of a lounge or restaurant inside the hotel. However, overall the pools were a highlight for guests and provided a paradise for relaxation and enjoyment.

Family
If you're looking for a family-friendly vacation spot, the Rodd Brudenell River Resort could be just what you need. From the amenities on the grounds to the activities available, this resort has a lot to offer families. The pools are great for relaxing while the kids enjoy the playground and there's lots of other activities to keep everyone entertained. Reviewers were impressed with everything the hotel has to offer for families. This resort truly is a paradise to relax and enjoy with your family. However, one reviewer notes that the hotel wasn't child-friendly and another mentions dirty diapers left in the room. Additionally, it's important to note that children don't eat for free at the resort. Overall, though, families seem to love this resort and the great size it offers for their stay.

Golf
If you're a golf lover, Rodd Brudenell River Resort is the perfect destination for you. With two beautiful golf courses on-site and great views of the river and golf course, it's a very golf-centric location. The resort provides a golf cart service to Club 19, making it easy to plan on playing some golf during your stay. In addition to golfing, there are also lots of other activities to enjoy at the resort. The breakfast is even served at the golf course, which has good food and great views. Although some of the restaurants were closed for renovations during one guest's stay, they were still able to enjoy the food and beverages subsidized for hotel guests at the hotel bar and restaurant. The environment is lovely, including the golf course and the location, services and cleanliness are all excellent. However, for some guests, the golf course restaurant was very noisy and crowded, so they opted to find a quieter dining experience elsewhere. Despite this, guests loved their short stays and wished they could have stayed longer to fully enjoy all that Rodd Brudenell River Resort has to offer, including its beautiful golf courses.

4 Star
Rodd Brudenell River Resort is a beautiful resort that provides a relaxing and leisurely escape for its guests. The resort is well-maintained, but some guests feel that it falls short of a true four-star rating. While the resort is nice, there seems to be a lack of customer-centricity that prevents it from being exceptional. Some guests shared that they had a lovely stay during their quick two-day visit or relaxing overnight stay. However, others feel that they paid for a four-star hotel but only received a two-star experience. Despite the mixed reviews, the resort receives many positive comments such as being very good and superb, leaving no doubt that Rodd Brudenell River Resort is a nice option for anyone looking for a resort-style stay.

Heated Pool
The Rodd Brudenell River Resort offers a large heated outdoor pool with comfortable pool towels readily available for guests. A quick glance at the reviews reveals satisfied guests frequently mentioning the hotel's delightfully heated pool. It seems the pool has become a popular spot for guests seeking to relax and unwind. Although some reviews didn't mention the pool, many guests were impressed with the hotel's indoor and outdoor swimming facilities. If you're in search of a warm, inviting pool during your stay, the Rodd Brudenell River Resort's heated pool is a must-visit destination.

Outdoor Pool
The Rodd Brudenell River Resort boasts a large heated outdoor pool that guests love. With pool towels available, visitors can soak up the sun and enjoy the lovely river views. Additionally, guests rave about the pool beds and the fact that there is a beach bar right by the outdoor pool - perfect for relaxing. The resort itself offers a lot of activities to keep guests entertained and the gorgeous outdoor pool is a highlight. Plus, those who prefer indoor swimming are in luck - there is also an indoor pool. All in all, guests find the resort to be clean and comfortable with excellent rooms.

Indoor Pool
The Rodd Brudenell River Resort offers guests a smaller indoor pool for those looking to take a late evening swim. The pool is mentioned multiple times in reviews with guests noting its convenience as an indoor option. Though there is no specific commentary on the quality or amenities of the pool, it seems to be a valued feature nonetheless. Additionally, some reviews note the option for both indoor and outdoor swimming with a mention of piscines intérieure et extérieure. Overall, it seems that the indoor pool at the Rodd Brudenell River Resort is a nice offering for guests who want to take a dip during their stay.


Yes, Rodd Brudenell River Resort has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Heated Pool, Indoor Pool, Outdoor Pool.

Yes, a spa is available at Rodd Brudenell River Resort.

Yes, Rodd Brudenell River Resort welcomes dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at Rodd Brudenell River Resort.

Yes, Rodd Brudenell River Resort has a gym.

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