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Xoron Floatel

Embankment Road, Bembridge PO35 5NS, England
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Ranked #4 of 8 Bembridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Gary W Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well another great stay. Thanks to Wendy and Paul for putting up with us. Roll on next year. Wendy and Paul, as hosts, are fantastic. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Breakfast is lovely. We always have a fantastic stay. Thank you again, Wendy and Paul. Carry on what you are doing.see you both next year for our 9 year stay... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Well what can we say, Thank you very much Mr, & Mrs W. has it realy been 8 years you've been coming, ? The pleasure is allways ours when you guy's turn up, we like the chocolates and biscuits you always leave, why you bring so much is beyond us. really pleased you had another great get together with all... More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from another weekend at the Xoron. We have been coming here for the last 8 years, August bank holiday. We absolutely love it. And will continue to stay here every year. Paul and Wendy are not just proprietors, we now class them as good friends. They are very accommodating, helpful and friendly. Very laid back, as we sometimes... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Thank you both very much for saying such great things about us, We will never live up that headline of your reveiw, but as its the only one you've given us in 8 years you must be making up for all the other years, As you said we are friends, we look forward to you comming every year, you are... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not know what to expect but not disappointed. Beautiful setting for this very different escape from the ordinary. Paul and Wendy have it just right very welcoming and excellent breakfast, a five star hotel would have a job to compete with. If you have had your fill of B&B's and hotels try this, you will be pleasantly surprised and... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Ha Ha, loved the comment about the monkey man, however they bought a massive wooden monkey and they named it Paul, i have no idea why, !! your not the first to mention the Monkey ! That was a great reveiw Steven, but We hope we can live up to it, we try our best at all times, but as... More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wendy and Paul, thank you so very much for making our one year anniversary an unforgettable one. As soon as we arrived we felt at home. The quirkiness of the hotel and a warm welcome make this an experience that we will never forget. We both feel utterly refreshed and relaxed. Particular highlights were coffee on arrival, the beautiful cabin,... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for saying that, How come you never mentioned it was your anniversary, we would of made more of a fuss, you were a great couple and we hope all goes well for you both. Hope to see you again the next time you can both find time to be off work together. Paul & Wendy More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I totally agree with the last review as i was the 'birthday girl' on this occasion! It was a total total surprise for me on Saturday 26th July! Had to be the best birthday ever! Not just because i was with my family but because they could not have chosen a better accomodation for us to stay in! This boat... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Thank you Sue. We loved having you all, it was our pleasure to look after you and the girls on your birthday weekend, We would love to take the credit for the fantastic firework dissplay, but that was the harbour company ending their night of festivates that we all enjoyed, Everything else was us, it was well worth it just... More

Bedford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming hosts on this old motor gunboat. Comfortable accommodation and facilities. Excellent full English breakfast.Bembridge is a very quiet location compared to some of the other resorts on the island and is a good base when exploring the east of the island. Plenty of places to eat nearby with an excellent seafood cafe just two minutes walk away. Highlights... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Thank you Neil for your reveiw, It was nice to meet you both, so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Island, and your stay with us, hope to see you both again soon, we have never known two people so pleased to have so many choices for places to eat as we do in Bembridge & St Helens, no... More

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Just stayed with my family to celebrate my sisters 50th birthday .. What a welcome.. Paul and Wendy made our champagne reception for my sister extra special by having drinks on ice and balloons ready. We enjoyed time on the deck relaxing in the sun the view is spectacular .. The living area was ours for the weekend and it... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Thank you Girls. We enjoyed your weekend as much as you all did, We were so pleased to see your faces on arrival with the balloons and decorations we had for you, It was only possible Because you told us it was a special occasion in advance, as you are aware we even got the Harbour company to put on... More

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After arriving home with our new friend PAUL, I can look back with a smile, knowing I got value for money. It was a pleasure meeting the landlady Wendy and landlord Paul was well worth the wait. Anyone thinking about booking a visit, its a boat if you want the Ritz go and book the Ritz. If your a history... More

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Well Well, what can we say about the couple that went out for the day and came back with a carved Monkey weighing about half a ton, not sure its a compliment you called him Paul, It was our pleasure having you both, it has been mentioned in the past that I love to talk, well I think I have... More

1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We have enjoyed our experience aboard the Xoron very much. Bearing in mind it was once a war boat you can still appreciate some it's original features and history. We have found both Wendy and Paul very friendly. The views are amazing. We would recommend the Xoron if you are looking for something a little different.

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

I can't understand how i missed replying to this reveiw, Thank you very much for your kind comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay, And hope you return for another visit, As you mentioned we are somthing different to all other hotels and b&b's, but in a nice way with lots of history. Paul & Wendy More

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you are looking for 5 star luxury go somewhere else.If you want a quirky break,comfortable beds, lovely food,perfect hosts and great views BOOK NOW.Paul&Wendy,thank you for a wonderful break.Alan&Sandy.

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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this review

Alan & Sandy. Thank you for you kind words, loved having you both, and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and your time on the Island. please tell all your friends about us as you promised, As well as the millions around the world who may be Trip Advisor readers, Paul & Wendy More

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Address: Embankment Road, Bembridge PO35 5NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Bembridge
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