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The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
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The Waterfront Inn
Ranked #17 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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Dorset
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for drinks and a meal. Good service and very good value for money. Had the £9.95 2 course lunch. Great table in sun in front of the sea...could have been the med if we'd squinted a bit! Recommended!

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't stay here but went here one evening quite late and they had stopped serving food but we stayed for a couple of drinks anyway. We returned the next evening a bit earlier and ate. We were a large group (about 13 of us) and the orders were taken promptly, food came out quickly and everyone had a really... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fourth year as guests of David and Catherine, I'm tired of the folk type music, if I hear the song Jolene played one more time this holiday I will be found hanging from the trellis archway above the steps. This type of music just sends me to sleep, a bit more life to it please. Dave W

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Cottingham, UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had an evening meal on the terrace. Service was excellent, staff were very welcoming and efficient. Alex the head waitress was particularly helpful and friendly and went out of her way to ensure we enjoyed the evening. The menu had a wide choice to choose from and the portions were large enough to ensure that the healthiest... More

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location opposite the seafront, all helped by great weather. Room ok facing the sea, might benefit from Aircon as the Sun really shines on it, we didn't eat there because the menu didn't suit us (it was very popular anyway) and the wiring might need a check here 'n there (oven broke down for breakfast on 18th but not... More

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Essex
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second visit here with my little one. Food and service once again very good. My son loved his cheesy pasta and salad and I took on the challenge of the Waterfront burger. Very tasty and very filling. Great location and views and we were lucky enought to be there on a night when the magician and balloon modeller was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us went for a meal, everyone loved it the food was excellent all courses were super,staff were happy,polite and efficient. Setting and view great and very,very reasonable. Thank you staff at waterfront.

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good food, excellent location. Good drinks and friendly staff/owner. If sun shining feels like you could be in the Mediterranean. Parents stayed there and said the rooms were good to as was the breakfast.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a 2 night stay (room 8) and loved every minute ! Lovely room with a fantastic sea view, breakfast was delicious and the meals in the Restaurant were excellent with a super menu choice. Sharon and her team are very welcoming with nothing too much trouble. Don't be put off by the Amusement arcades at one end... More

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten hee several times and would definately go back. The staff are very friendly and polite, there is a personal touch every time you step on to the premises. Lovely decor and good entertainment in the evenings with local bands or aspiring local singers. Very good!

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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): $
Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Shanklin
The Waterfront Inn Shanklin, Isle Of Wight

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
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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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