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Old Shanklin Guest House

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20 Grange Road, Shanklin PO37 6NN, England
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Ranked #3 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
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  • Cleanliness
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Halesowen
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was wonderful and breakfast scrumptious. Originally we were in one of the small rooms but as my husband is over 6ft we had to upgrade, however we were so glad we did as we loved the Jacuzzi bath and shower. We couldn't fault anything and would 100% recommend!

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

Just got back from a 3 night stay with my family , This is the best B&B that we have ever stayed in , The breakfast is all local ingredients and is cooked to perfection. Rooms are very spacious and clean , There was nothing i could really fault

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

Thank you very much Paul. I just hope you didn't get too much of all the donkeys! More 

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

We arrived later than planned, but this was no problem and were welcomed warmly. As our room had been double booked online we were upgraded to a suite which was lovely. The huge bed was comfy, bathroom enormous and the room had everything you could think of in. We were impressed! We were given a choice of what time we... More 

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

Thank you Naomi. I must say that is the first time we've had a double booking, they literally both came in at the same time from different sources, so we're glad we could accommodate you and very glad you enjoyed your stay. We'd love to have you back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed in the old shanklin guest house for an Easter break, Sarah and Gareth were very welcoming and even have a yummy cake awaiting our arrival! Very tasty breakfasts and a lovely room. Lots of recommendations for places to eat and things to do which was very helpful as we had no idea! We would defiantly stay again... More 

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

Hi Emma, thank you for your review. You certainly made the most of your time here with your tandeming (if that's a word) and getting around the Island. More 

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

We have stayed at the Old Shanklin Guest House several times, in fact We are beginning to loose count! We really love the Isle of Wight and are so glad that we found this guesthouse. We certainly would not want to stay anywhere else! The owners, Gareth and Sarah are very welcoming without being intrusive and always have recommendations for... More 

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

We certainly hope you'll be back. It's always really nice to see you both. The year wouldn't be the same without you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner decided to take a trip away after I returned from Afghan and after looking on old faithful trip advisor we found this guesthouse. Welcome back to Blighty lovely welcoming hosts, tea, coffee and scrummy home bake cookies on arrival. St Helens suite is a lovely room and spotlessly clean. Wonderfully comfortable bed and plenty of helpful... More 

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

Thank you Gary. We're glad you enjoyed your well deserved rest. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well... What can I say ... Just perfect 😊 Beautiful location , perfect hosts , very spacious room and a comfy bed. We loved the little extras of cookies, humbugs & fresh coffee/tea on arrival. Also scrummy Breakfasts 😊 Lots of information available for places to eat, we highly recommend Cantina & Fogg's both in Ventor .

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

Hi Karen, Thank you for reviewing us. We're really pleased you were comfortable and it's nice when people appreciate the little extras - it makes it all worth while. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed in the bonchurch suite for a couple of nights. The room is very clean and comfortable. The bathroom is large & the shower is fantastic too. Sarah & Gareth are very good hosts. They served us excellent coffee and homemade cookies on arrival which we thought was a lovely touch. Very good breakfasts too! The location is fantastic... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind review. We are very lucky to have so much to tell our guests about on the Island. Hope to see you again. More 

Meopham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to have a much needed short break and booked the Old Shanklin Guest House based on location and reviews. The room was very spacious, bed huge and comfy, large shower room and constant hot water and the accommodation spotlessly clean. This guest house ticks all boxes. Gareth and Sarah are welcoming hosts and their attention to detail is... More 

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

Thsnk you so much for your review. It's always nice that the details in OSGH are noticed. It makes it all worth while spending time on the smaller things, that may go unoticed, so we'll carry on doing it. Our breakfast is now expeanding further still with the Full English every day of course, but with a specials board and... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights in the Bonchurch Suite. Nice comfortable room. Good location - quiet but easy to get to restaurants and bus routes. Sarah and Gareth were very helpful and went to the trouble of getting softer pillows when requested. Very good breakfast.

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

Thank you for your prompt and kind review. We really do mean it when we ask our guests to be honest and ask if there is anything we can do to make you more comfortable! Sincerely hope to see you again. Sarah More 

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