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The Miclaran

37 Littlestairs Rd., Shanklin P037 6HS, England
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Ranked #26 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Steve T Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights and we had a fantastic time (SUE&ALAN) our host made us feel at home the room was a bit small could have done with a table lots to do and we will go back soon as we have a lot more of the I.O.W. to see, the breakfast had a lot to chose from and the... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights and were really pleased. Our room was small but perfectly formed and to be honest we hardly spent much time there due to exploring the island. Use of the lounge downstairs was a nice extra when we did have some time indoors. The location is perfectly suited for shanklin and sandown plus buses elsewhere and... More

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Sue I, Owner at The Miclaran, responded to this review

Thank you for your review sazzles88, and we would love to have you visit again! More

3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had four great nights stay here,amazing views from room (14), clean,great breakfast,very friendly hosts (Sue & Alan) and wonderful weather. We took our bikes with us and there was safe storage for them and access to the coastal path. Would definately recomend anyone to stay here. The weather was very hot whilst there and was very glad that we... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to the Isle of Wight was made really special by staying here with our hosts Sue & Alan. They made it a home from home with fantastic breakfasts, lovely room with an amazing sea view. Nothing was too much trouble. Loads of lovely places to walk to & by car we were able to travel to many... More

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Spent four days at this delightful hotel and found all the facilities first class. Rooms immaculately clean, breakfast plentiful and a large selection. Position of the hotel is brilliant, quiet peaceful gardens overlooking the sea and best of all access to the beach down a clifftop walk and steps, no roads or cars..what a bonus. Walk down into Sandown or... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We have just come back from a 2 night break and can say we had the most lovely time. The position of the property couldn't be better and the views from the room, fantastic. So nice to wake up to. The property is in easy reach of Sandown or Shanklin. The guest house is spotless and the hosts Alan and... More

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Sue I, Owner at The Miclaran, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we feel that we are very privileged to live in such a lovely place and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

My partner and I stayed at the Miclaran for 6 nights in October. Arriving after travelling from Australia, we were greeted by the delightful owners Sue and Alan who couldn't be more helpful and cheery. We were given room 8 which had, as I was later to find most of the rooms have, spectacular views. Waking up to it every... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We have just returned from 2 nights at the Miclaran. Having booked an 'autumn special', we were treated to a delicious cream tea on arrival. This was such a nice way to spend the rainy afternoon, and made us glad we had skipped lunch that day as we were very full afterwards! We were made to feel very welcome by... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The Miclaran is situated on the cliff top between Shanklin and Sandown .. There is a tarmac cliff path connecting both. For anyone without transport, there is an excellent bus service connecting all parts of the island - wonderful if you are fortunate enough to have a freedom bus pass ! Our first impression was very favourable thanks to a... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We have been very happy with our stay at this guest house.It was immaculately clean and the breakfasts were great. Alan and Sue were very helpfull and obliging during our stay and the rooms we stayed in had an excellent view of the sea, which we loved.If we visit The Isle of Wight again we would not hesitate to re-visit... More

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Address: 37 Littlestairs Rd., Shanklin P037 6HS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Just for adults, The Miclaran holds a superb cliff top location in a quiet residential area with direct access to the coastal path, and enjoys stunning panoramic views over Sandown Bay to Culver Cliff.Nearby steps lead from the coastal path to Shanklin's beautiful sandy beach below, which is sheltered and offers safe bathing plus a variety of water sports such as canoeing, sailing and surfing.The Espanade, Shanklin Chine, and the picturesque thatched Old Village are just a walk away; if you are looking for something to eat or drink you will be spoilt for choice with a range of tea rooms, cafes, pubs and restaurants. The accommodation provides:* Panoramic sea views from all double/ twin/ triple rooms, as well as from the lounge, breakfast room and garden.* Comfortable, well presented rooms all ensuite with showers or shower over bath.* Bedrooms have flat screen TVs with free view, alarm clock radios, hospitality trays and hair dryers.* Varied breakfast menu using quality ingredients such as free range eggs and vine tomatoes, a vegetarian option is available, and we can cater for special dietary needs by prior arrangement.* Free Wi Fi* Free guest on site parking* Accommodation just for adults (16+)Car ferry inclusive deals are available, and discounts given on longer stays: please phone for details.The Miclaran is a place to relax and unwind and a provides a perfect base to explore the lovely Isle of Wight ... more   less 
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