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Clarence House B and B

2 Clarence Gardens, Shanklin PO37 6HA, England
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Ranked #28 of 53 Shanklin B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
PhilBJ10 England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
41 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We were due to stay for two nights but unfortunately could only stay one as we had a family crisis that meant we had to go home. The whole place feels like you are staying with a relative. Margot & Graeme make you very welcome. Our room was quite small but adequate and the bathroom was tiny but functional. The... More

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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Lovely couple of nights at Clarence House and delicious breakfast- what more could you want. Room and en suite clean and tidy with lots of extra's- fresh daffodils, biscuits,coffee tea and hot chocolate. Margi and Grae are perfect hosts and will go out of their way to accomodate you giving you tips on where to visit and good places to... More

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

Wow! - thanks so much for your maximum scores: we strive to do our very best with every visit and it is so heartening to see this recognised. Do come again! Grae and Margi More

Hounslow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We spent 3 nights at Clarence House at the end of March . We stayed in the downstairs double -en-suit which is a good sized bright room with two large windows ,it was clean & comfortable with plentiful tea & coffee making facilities. The en-shower room is quite small & room in shower cubical tight but good powerful shower &... More

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and hope we can look forward to seeing you again, Grae and Margi More

Bude, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

My wife and I have stayed at the Clarence many many times. The owners Graham and Margi are fantastic.The rooms are great. The breakfasts are great. Dont just sit there. Book and stay.The hotel is easily walkable into Shanklin and the beach. Shanklin town is in 2 "parts" the new and the old. Both have their own attributes. Shopping is... More

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

A heart-warming response from much-valued guests, who have now become good friends: very much looking forward to seeing them again and sharing many more laughs and games... xx Grae and Margi More

Wellesbourne Hastings, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Margi & Grae run a lovely homely b & b and they are warm welcoming and helpful, and take an interest in all their guests, Clarence B & B is situated in a pleasant area and close to so many amenities, I would definitely recommend them hence my rating. thanks Margi & Grae for making me welcome.

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

Delighted to see that the bikes didn't wear you out. Thanks so much for coming: we hope you will come again, particularly at the Bike Festival?? Regards, Graeme and Margs More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent the weekend here and had a great time. Graeme and Margi were very friendly and helpful. They helped us to organize bicycle rentals and gave us great suggestions on what to see/do :)

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

Sorry about the late response:it's taken me a while to learn how to do it!! We really appreciated your comments and kind remarks and will always strive to maintain these standards... look forward to seeing you here again. Grae and Margi More

malvern, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

My Husband and I recently stayed here for three nights (6th-9th September) our first time on the Island. Having not stayed in many B&B'S wasn't quite sure what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. Margi and Gaeme were very welcoming and friendly hosts, our room was both comfortable and clean, always plenty of tea/coffee, biscuits and fresh bottle of... More

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your first B and B experience and the IOW in general: sorry, but you'll just have to come again to enjoy all the Island has to offer. See you soon?? Best Wishes' Grae and Margi More

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

28th August - 2nd Sept 2012 Margi & Graeme are wonderful hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The room was very comfortable and clean, and the breakfasts as substantial as you wish to order and beautifully cooked. We would highly recomend Clarence House as a very good value B & B with high standards. Thank you Margi & Graeme.... More

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind remarks: we so much enjoyed having you, and you appreciative comments. Kindest Regards, Grae and Margi More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We booked for three nights for a short break on the IOW.We had a lovely room upstairs with the most comfortable bed.Both my wife and I had our best nights sleep in ages.Breakfast was superb and Margot was both charming and attentive.Although the weather was not that great we had a great time on the IOW which was helped by... More

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

So glad you had such nice restful sleeps - that;s half the fun of going away.Loved having you and we do - of course - hope we will see you again... Regards, Grae and Margi More

London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Stayed here for a long weekend (end of Feb 2012) with my husband. We were on the Island to visit friends who have recently moved to Shanklin from the mainland. Perfect location for us, within walking distance to our friends and also to the shops and to the beautiful beach. We received a very warm welcome from both Graeme and... More

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IowGrae, Owner at Clarence House B and B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments: we look forward to seeing you again! Grae and Margs More

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Additional Information about Clarence House B and B

Also Known As:
Clarence House B And B Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
Address: 2 Clarence Gardens, Shanklin PO37 6HA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A very warm welcome awaits you at Clarence House, completely refurbished in 2008. We offer three en-suite rooms, 2 doubles one with a shower, the other with a bath and one twin-room with shower. Only half a mile from the beach and the quaint old town of Shanklin. So much to do on this beautiful Island. Our breakfasts (included free) are legendary - please read our reviews. ... more   less 
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