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Melbourne - Ardenlea Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 - 6 Queens Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AP, England
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Ranked #37 of 55 Hotels in Shanklin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ben1371 Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 3 nights here in early February. The hotel staff were very friendly and met all our needs with out problem. My wife has an allergy to cows milk and an alternative was offered without hesitation. The hotel itself is rather dated and in some areas a little tired but on the whole we were comfortable... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night, on a quick visit to the island. Very out of season, in a very quiet Shanklin, but there was no compromise in the service on offer in this hotel. The hotel decor is a bit dated, in the manner of a traditional British seaside experience, they are however looking after it very well. It... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We booked late for the October School Break for ourselves and grandchildren ages 4 and 7 years. We had adjoining rooms at the rear . These were clean quiet and comfortable. The staff were great with the children . Our young grandson asked for sausage for breakfast and sausage and gravy and custard for dinner. Without comment and with a... More 

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

I wouldn't want to give a hotel a bad review as they have to make a living, but I feel compelled to, so your precious holiday isn't ruined by disappointment. This is the only hotel I have been to where we were asked for all the money upfront - before we had even seen our room... It became obvious why... More 

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in August and I must agree with the previous reviews that the decor here is just shocking!! The carpets are very old and thick and they even have the bathrooms carpeted! We had a chipped avocado suite that was very chipped, having said that I would have been more than happy with this hotel... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The three of us stayed here in August in 2 rooms. Whilst the hotel does need some improvements as it is very dated the staff, food and friendly atmosphere definitely make up for this. The hotel is situated for easy access to beach, shops and restaurants. The only problem can be the parking, which needs to be improved. Overall a... More 

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Chessington, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hotel really is not as bad as many are saying. If you're on a budget this is a very good 3* hotel with an excellent location. I almost felt like I was onto a good un' with the neighboring hotels costing double with the same sea-view and excellent location. Good points: - The staff really are friendly and helpful,... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

When we arrived at this hotel, we were given the keys to room 48. IT WAS DISGUSTING. dark, dingy, hair in the bed, more cobwebs that I,ve ever seen in a hotel. The bathroom had not seen a cleaner in days.{if it had! then they want a exercise in house cleaning,} The mugs had not been washed this whole room... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My son and I stayed here at the weekend as a last minute booking. Decor is dated and upstairs corridor very warm with a spooky teddy bear in a cot! The staff were very friendly, room and bathroom very clean with a view across to the sea. Breakfast was freshly cooked and it was ideal for our stay. Swimming pool... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Thankyou Melbourne Melly and Co.....We have stayed here twice now once as a coach tour in 2013,this year as a family of 4,great hotel,friendly warm home from home feel,it is dated but it is clean, our family room with seaview we have had 2 years running now,we love it,room is cleaned every day whilst you are out,ideally situated for all... More 

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Address: 4 - 6 Queens Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Melbourne - Ardenlea Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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