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The Waterfront Inn

Certificate of Excellence
19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
The Waterfront Inn
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the waterfront inn last weekend and had a great time. The place was very busy but we still got good service. the food and wine are great and the rooms clean and tidy. The location is perfect for families and people of all ages and we enjoyed the live music. Thanks for a super weekend

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waterfrontinniow, Owner at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Hi Louise, I hope you are well and thank you for your review. I really appreciate your kind words regarding our venue and atmosphere. I'm unsure if you are aware but we have only taken over the business three months ago and we are working very hard at getting the details right. With regards to your experience with our food,... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is great, it was really busy and had live music playing. Nice clean place. Dogs allowed. Staff are a bit hit and miss depending on who you get. But the food was nothing to write home about and that's why I would never go back. We almost felt like we were going to become ill from it. The... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the lovely Waterfront with my family last weekend, and felt I must do a review. We had the most fantastic time, and I want to thank the owner and staff for making us feel so so welcome. The location couldn't be any better by the sea,and the food quality is superb. I was told that the menu,... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for five night at the end of march, this is a very friendly inn and the owner Rupert is very friendly, Sharon the manageress is very nice and very helpful the food is excellent, try the waterfront mussels they are the best I have ever tasted we stayed in room 8 is very nice... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a bad experience in a nearby hotel !! we found this wonderfull B&B which has had a change of ownership wow what a differnce great food fantastic bar and super staff Sharon was great and Billy the owner nothing was to much trouble for him.The bedroom was really 5 star on suite great sea views and quite and peacefull... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Waterfront Inn. It seems the hotel has recently been taken over by new owners and we couldn't have wished for a nicer place to stay, it was like staying with friends, The owners and the staff are so welcoming and friendly. We had room number 18 which although basic... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Perfect dog and people friendly B&B overlooking the beautiful Shanklin beach. Excellent walks for our dog along the safe and secure beach towards Sandown. Had a very enjoyable stay at the Waterfront Inn, and hope to return again very soon.

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is the loveliest place to stay, really homely, extremely friendly any problems are dealt with immediately, everyone from the owners to the barman are totally amenable-Sharon is an absolute gem and we hope she is appreciated, quietly going about her business whilst being totally efficient, lovely lady-this was my first visit to the IoW but we will definitely be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Just returned from a 2 night stay. We are a couple in our mid 30's away for our anniversary. We had a fab weekend. The whole team were so friendly. On the Friday evening we pitched up at the bar and didn't leave as we felt so welcomed. We'd preordered the seafood platter (as seen pics on trip advisor). It... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

What a little gem !!! we have been looking for a little retreat for the odd weekend and ewe have come across the Waterfront inn Shanklin absolutely perfect .Wonderfull food excellent service,clean rooms . located at the bottom of the cliffs across the road from the beach we were perfectly placed to awake to hearty brekfast and a relaxing stroll... More 

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