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Old Shanklin Guest House

20 Grange Road, Shanklin PO37 6NN, England
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Ranked #3 of 53 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Cleanliness
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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am always a little nervous when I book accommodation, incase it doesn't live up to expectations. I am pleased to say that OSGH Exceeded my expectations, more akin to boutique hotel than seaside B&B. We stayed for 2 nights; My husband and I in Godshil and Sarah converted St Helen's into a twin for my daughter and Mum in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Old shanklin guest house a real treasure in every way...From the moment you enter to the moment you leave you won't be disappointed :) Fresh comfy rooms and a fantastic breakfast Sarah and Gareth will make you feel more than welcome .. Thank you yet again for a lovely weekend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely guest house that offered all the home comforts in a fantastic location. The owners were extremely welcoming and friendly, they offered us use of dvds, baked biscuits and remembered our order from previous breakfast, which felt a nice personal touch. Our room was very clean, comfortable and the breakfast absolutely superb!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to stay at the Old Shanklin Guest House having read the great reviews on TripAdvisor and we were not disappointed. The location in Shanklin is perfect, close to most things and a pleasant walk from the station if you are planning on using the train. The room was lovely, clean and had everything you would expect. The bed... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at OSGH for 4 days in late March 2014. There was a great welcome, with tea and home made cakes from Sarah & Gareth. They are a very friendly and welcoming couple. Our suite was spacious and well appointed with a large comfortable bed and comfy settee. Everywhere was spotless. Breakfasts were fab with a good selection of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed at the Old Shanklin Guest House this weekend and we had the perfect stay. Our bedroom was lovely and the bed was really comfortable! The breakfast was really good too and Gareth and Sarah were very welcoming and friendly. The location is also great, we didn't have to use the car all weekend as we ate out in... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

As well as being in a beautiful setting and have stunning rooms; this B&B also has the personal touch. There were freshly made cookies and a cup of tea to great us on arrival.... I have never had that before at a B&B. It is these little details that gives this B&B such a extra lovely feel.

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Sarah J, Owner at Old Shanklin Guest House, responded to this review

Really glad you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you here again More

Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I looked at many places to stay when wanting to book our long weekend on the Isle of Wight and we chose The Old Shanklin Guest House because it had great reviews compared to some of the other places in the same area and we were not disappointed in any way. Sarah & Gareth are fabulous hosts and our room... More

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Sarah J, Owner at Old Shanklin Guest House, responded to this review

Please do 'rave on' to your friends and family! It was a pleasure meeting you and hope to see you next time. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

we booked the bonchurch suite and i was amazed with the space and the bath and shower was just out if this world and it would put alot of hotels to shame sarah and gareth james are amazing people so friendly welcoming,when you arrive you get lovely home made cookie with coffee and shown to your room and they say... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in November. The owners were very nice and friendly, and supplied gluten free bread and almond milk without any fuss, which was very much appreciated, (thank you for this). We met Sarah but not Gareth, but did speak to him on the phone. The room was cold but a heater was supplied on request.... More

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gjamesrock, Owner at Old Shanklin Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We always appreciate the feedback and I will try to answer all your points. The heating is controlled on each room and bathroom radiator and we do have extra heaters, which can be provided on request. There are also blankets in the rooms. Problems occur with the macerator when objects... More

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Additional Information about Old Shanklin Guest House

Also Known As:
Old Shanklin Guest House Isle Of Wight
Address: 20 Grange Road, Shanklin PO37 6NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Opened in 2011 Old Shanklin Guest House is owned and run by Gareth and Sarah James. There are five en suite rooms. We have sourced local artwork for you to enjoy and local produce for you to eat! The guest lounge is available morning to evening, where afternoon bake is served every other day. Breakfast specials change daily, with Full English always on the menu. Secluded garden and parking (not suitable for large vehicles ie 4 wheel drives. ... more   less 
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