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Old Shanklin Guest House

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   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 4 days ago
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125 reviews 125 reviews
28 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and me have just returned home from a wonderful weeks holiday at the Old Shanklin Guest House, we were unfortunate to miss out staying at the OSGH last year as it was fully booked, so we booked earlier this year to guarantee us staying and all we can say is that it fully worth the wait. The guesthouse... More

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

Stayed for 3 days. Gareth and Sarah are perfect hosts, and the breakfasts are first rate. Very comfortable bed and the en-suite was large and spotlessly clean. Would recommend without hesitation. We will be going back.

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Dartford, England, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my fiancée stayed here for 3 nights, and have to say it was absolute pleasure from start to finish. The room was very clean, smart and modern. And the hosts Gareth and Sarah were very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast provided here was varied and always hot and brought to your table with a smile and a grin,... More

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just returned today after holidaying at this lovely guest house. Read all the reviews before booking hoping not to be let down again, and I have to say it is as lovely as the reviews say. Our room was of a big size, lovely firm king size bed, large bathroom with toiletries supplied. The host and hostess were excellent.... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we arrived to a lovely family welcome and offered tea or coffee which was much appreciated. rooms were light and airy and well decorated. tea and coffee making facilities were replenished every day and a fresh bottle of water put in the room, there was even a jar of locally made sweets available. breakfast was excellent with a good choice... More

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

Thank you so much for your review, Sue. We’re glad you enjoyed yourselves despite the lack of Mrs OSGH, due to her hospital admission! Mr OSGH had to cope admirably for 9 days in the end. We are both very grateful to our very understanding guests. Thankfully the seagulls have gone. It’s a short window of time when the chicks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Isle of Wight for two nights and couldn't have asked for a better place to base ourselves. From the initial warm welcome from Sarah and Gareth, to the decor, to the comfort, to the location, to the daily fresh cooked breakfast, everything was of the highest standard. Nothing could be faulted. We will be recommending Old Shanklin... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for a two night getaway.we were met by sarah and gareth and little one and was a lovely welcome with offer of a cup of tea and more to my mrs liking some lovely lemon drizzle cake .we stayed in the godshill room which was lovely nice comfortable bed andca nice big bathroom the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can we say.. just an amazing experience from a friendly greeting from Sarah and Gareth , after a trek from the train on bikes to the Guest House we were welcomed with tea and home made cookies.. The room was delightful and roomy and very well decorated and clean, the breakfasts were amazing they use amazing fresh local produce... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sarah and Gareth were very friendly and hospitable. The room was clean and had everything we needed. Good quality towels and bed linens. There was a wide choice for breakfast and some great homemade jams and marmalade. They were both very welcoming and allowed us to leave our bags after check out so we could explore the area. Really well... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here for two nights made to feel really welcome by the friendly hosts. The standard of decor and cleanliness was superb. The bed was so comfy we had a great night sleep, the breakfast offered a good choice and we'll cooked either an emphasis on local produce. I would definitely recommend this place to my friends and family... More

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Address: 20 Grange Road, Shanklin PO37 6NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Old Shanklin Guest House 5*
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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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