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Pilot Boat Inn

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Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is hard to fault as a pub with rooms. The rooms are not large but they are clean, very comfortable and have really well apppointed bathrooms with fabulous showers. Dinner was excellent and the wine list is a treat: a good choice of interesting wines at very fair prices. All credit to George, the gregarious landlord, and his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good pub with a mix of locals and visitors. Quirky exterior and rustic interior. Had lovely fish meal and well kept beer. Nice location close to the Harbour. Reasonable food and drink prices. We only ate there so cannot comment on the rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A big thank you to George and his staff In particular Andrea who is soooo lovely💕 We have just spent 4 nights at the pilot....after a lovely welcome we found the Inn to be quirky, clean, comfortable, great pub food. We look forward to returning soon..... Sarah, Katie, Jill and Alan

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warwickshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights in early July and yes we did find it a bit quirky. Having said that there was a lovely atmosphere, the staff were very friendly and helpful and our room was lovely and clean. I did think it a bit odd that there wasn't a wardrobe just three hangers on a rack... More 

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George B, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

THank you for the review, I'm glad you enjoyed staying. On our menu we have 4 fish options (fish and chips, crab and lobster fish cake, fish pie and a fishermans platter) and in addition there is a fillet steak, three types of burger (including a vegetarian one), a lamb shank, chicken Caesar salad and a pork chop so little... More 

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights end of June. At first the room looked lovely, super kingsize bed and very clean. Closer inspection showed the bed was 2 singles pushed together, also room not as clean as first thought, and on the main road so very noisy. Roman blinds very thin so did not keep out the light. Food was really... More 

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George B, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The beds are 'zip and link' and hence officially doubles!! There is no dip in the middle, indeed we would not stand for that, out standards are very high. Apologies if not as clean as first thought, perhaps you could let me know more detail and I will investigate and rectify. No excuse but we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stayed here for one night in April while on a cycling tour of the island. They were very accommodating in terms of storing our cycles with stands available out the back. The room was very nice, with particularly comfortable beds and good water pressure in the bathroom. We availed ourselves of the restaurant for dinner and breakfast. Both meals... More 

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Our family of four spent a night here on the May bank holiday. The previous nights were booked up so sadly couldn’t stay longer at this popular spot. We were very warmly welcomed by our friendly and attentive host and shown up to our impeccable and comfortable rooms. We dined in the pub that evening (a creative and modern menu)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We called in here to have a drink after spending the day on the beach nearby, we walked in with our dog, not sure if dogs were allowed , and were welcomed by the really friendly people who worked there no problem . Don't be fooled by the outside, walk in and its such a quirky place , it's great... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Booked as a part of a package by Wight Wanders we were initially a little disappointed as the outside of the pub,although quirky in its boat design, looked a little jaded and the beer garden a little tatty. However the staff were friendly and the room was very smart, clean and comfortable. At breakfast we met the host who was... More 

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George B, Owner at Pilot Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed us! We are a bit quirky yes, not being part of a chain we value our difference from other pubs. Part of that is having interesting artwork, posters etc and the political poster is yes a political one but it is from 20 years ago (The Referendum Party) and doesn't refer... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I stayed here with my partner and was very impressed with the standard and the price. We have stayed at a number of b&b's on the Isle of Wight, all more expensive than this and not as good. Our room was a reasonable size with a comfortable bed. The room was very clean and had a TV and hairdryer. The... More 

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