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19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
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The Waterfront Inn
Ranked #18 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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147 reviews 147 reviews
45 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a week in Shanklin .. While walking along the seafront we found this gem of a place and it soon became our eatery of choice . You're greeted as you walk up the steps and one of the excellent waiting team sits you at a table before asking you if you would like a drink as you... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely views, and friendly staff. I only popped in for a drink with friends and will try the menu when I return to Shanklin in October. The staff are friendly without being too familiar which I liked. Dogs are allowed in which is great, and makes the place more homely.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Lovely B&B on a perfect Shanklin waterfront location. The food was good and the menu satisfied us and the children. This is really good value for money. It is clean, comfortable, well decorated, modern, fresh, lovely staff, very accommodating. We can't fault it.

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Congleton, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We visited the waterfront inn twice, once for an mid-afternoon snack and again for an evening meal on two separate occasions. The light bite meals were really good. They offer a pretty good choice and the chips were delicious. Bar is well stocked so you should be able to find a nice drink. For our evening meal was truly disappointed,... More

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

Dear Gareth Thank you for your review and your positive comments about our staff and our lunches. We are really sorry that your experience in the evening did not live up to that of lunch. You kindly supplied more detail in an email and, following that, we have changed the presentation and quantity of our creamy garlic mushrooms which was... More

Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Just returned from our second stay at the Waterfront Inn and we will definitely be returning. With each visit we learn of something new and run out of time before we can explore it. This place makes for a great base. The rooms are clean, the beds are comfy and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. You have a great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Popped into here for evening diner with wife & two year old as wife wanted sea food. Excellent food, reasonably priced & very friendly staff. Our son was being quite lively but the staff interacted with him very well. Will def be back, probably tomorrow! !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely meal there with my teenage daughter and her friend. The staff were polite and the manager Sharon was very welcoming and accommodation at such short notice. The food was delicious and even fussy teenagers were impreased

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have just returned from the Waterfront restaurant for my 28th birthday party with 6 people , great atmosphere , Excellent food reasonably priced great choice of menu , would happily recommend the sea bass , I had the mussels and chips and malteser cake for dessert , service from the staff very very good. Would happily recommend , I... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Waterfront Inn is an excellent choice! The staff are warm, friendly without being intrusive. The food is fantastic and the rooms are clean and comfortable. There is nothing quite like going to sleep and waking up to the sound of the waves lapping on the beach. Although the hotel is lively during the evening, once the bar closes, everything... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant on the night of the fireworks during the Shanklin Regatta. We did not book a table, so on arrival we were told there would be a table free shortly but we might have to wait 20 minutes. However, this did not matter since we were given great service throughout. A family with a 4 &... More

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Address: 19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Shanklin
The Waterfront Inn Shanklin, Isle Of Wight

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