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Charlottetown Hotel near UPEI

Just a short drive from the airport and downtown Charlottetown, the University of Prince Edward Island is a small university with a big impact both locally and internationally. With its picturesque and historic building façade, UPEI is a quiet, vibrant, and inspirational place to learn that embodies the charm and welcoming atmosphere of Charlottetown. The Arts Hotel is one of the few hotels near UPEI that’s budget-friendly and just short drive to campus, so book a trendy and comfy room with us and explore the friendly and energetic vibe of UPEI!

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UPEI in A Nutshell

Largely a commuter school with a strong international student base, UPEI is set across 140 acres in Charlottetown—while also at close distances to downtown, the airport, and a variety of attractions—and has historical roots in two founding institutions, Prince of Wales College (est. 1834) and St. Dunstan’s University (est. 1855). 
On average, the enrolment at UPEI hovers around 4,000 students, attracting international students from around 80 countries. UPEI is an institution that’s constantly growing and evolving, with a variety of programs in Arts, Business, Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, and more! 

Quick Facts

 Ranked the number one university in Canada for research income growth in 2013, managing $17 million in annual research expenditures.
 26, 529 alumni from 79 countries around the world.
 $6 million in scholarships and awards for students.
  Following the amalgamation of Prince of Wales College and St. Dunstan’s University, UPEI enrolled its first students in 1969.
  16:1 fulltime student to full-time faculty ratio.
  Extending its reach outside of Canada, UPEI has around 70 post-secondary exchange agreements in 27 countries.


The Arts Hotel is one of many Charlottetown hotels near UPEI that’s within driving and walking distance! Here are some useful directions from downtown Charlottetown and the airport!

Downtown Charlottetown

  • Head northwest on Queen St. toward Euston St. and keep driving before turning right on Kirkwood Dr.
  • Turn left on University Avenue.
  • Turn right on Belvedere Avenue and keep going to the entrance that’s right across the Charlottetown Farmers Market.

Charlottetown Airport

  • Drive west in Sherwood Road.
  • Turn left on Brackley Point Road, and drive along before exiting onto Trans-Canada Highway/PE-1.
  • Turn left on Mt. Edward Road and drive straight for 2.3 km.
  • Turn right onto Belvedere Avenue.

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You can have it all at The Arts Hotel!

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Trailside Music Hall


World Class Live Entertainment!

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The Dali Café


Our on-site restaurant features an eclectic array of tapa-style dishes and a full bar.

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Spacious Guest Lounge


For both socializing & relaxing — here for your convenience, with the space that you need.

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