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The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
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The Waterfront Inn
Ranked #16 of 53 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • 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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fab U Lous............We have just had the 'three course' lunch, just fantastic, the fish was super fresh and the batter was the lightest we have ever tasted and with proper chips as well! The starter & dessert were also lovely. The staff were so very helpful, pleasant, and full of smiles, such a lovely change from the normal 'if you... More

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner and we were delighted. It has great location and the first thing you notice is just how clean and sparkly this place is. Newspapers to read whilst you have a drink and great artwork everywhere. I like real ale and wasn't disappointed, it was in good conditions as well. For our meal no complaints... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We have just had a 4 night stay at the Waterfront. Sharon was welcoming and could not have been more helpful. The food was excellent and was also good value for money. The music on Valentines night was a duo who set the atmosphere really well. They sang well, but were not so loud as to be intrusive. We would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We had been recommended to visit this restaurant, however, we soon regretted it! 1, the welcome was just like this weather, very cold. 2. after we sat down at our table, the dim blue light was too horrible to read the menu or see the food! 3. the servers have seemed to have trouble with their smile and attitude problems.... More

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Sandown, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We had a fantastic meal, beautifully cooked, with just the right amount of service. The acoustic guitar duo were absolutely brilliant in the background would normally be able to say had a lovely view of Sandown bay but as it was the night of a huge storm we had a view of the big waves rolling in, yet we were... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Just spent three days two nights at Water front hotel. Lovely welcome, it can be overwhelming being alone, but myself and dog very soon feeling very at ease. The food and service excellent, best bed I have slept in for a long time, Food wonderful, my young dog had a great time, I cut short my visit due to such... More

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Mooloolaba, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Was greeted at the street. Staff were friendly and was able to answer all questions about allergies, particularly GF meals. Although it was mid-week winter & operating on a shorter menu they were able to deliver a beautiful GF meal, steamed locally caught fish, did everything to order & my 5 1/2 daughter said her grilled was the 'best ever'.... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We booked the Waterfront Inn initially to see family before Christmas, however unfortunately we had a family bereavement, the funeral was the same weekend we had booked for so we kept the reservation, I telephoned the Hotel to see if they could accommodate the wake and they could not have been more helpful and organised everything and I had nothing... More

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Romsey, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Phew what a good stay ! The food is outstanding, the fish is as good as it gets in fine dining restaurants. They got me a fresh lobster too, did it how I like it !!! Yeah !!! The wine/beer is great too ..... You wont need any lunch either , the breakfasts are substantial, all REALLY good produce. Did... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

You are welcomed by a member of staff! Amazing!!! Take your seat and sit and enjoy a lovely view! Served at your table to drink and food , nothing could be better. The food is superb and the staff are very friendly. Nothing is too much trouble.Can't say any more. BRILLIANT.

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Additional Information about The Waterfront Inn

Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel
The Waterfront Hotel Shanklin
The Waterfront Inn Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
Address: 19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Waterfront Inn is family-run Guest House / Hotel with 8 bedrooms, all en-suite, 5 of which have sea views and all offer bed and breakfast. We appreciate that our guests' enjoyment is the key to our success and we endeavour to offer high standards in customer service together with a personal touch. We welcome dogs, and pets in general, throughout the hotel. We are a free house and offer a wide selection of Isle of Wight ales, lagers, wines & spirits, together with a straightforward, homely menu that features local steaks and seafood in addition to the usual seaside favourites. ... more   less 

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