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The Swiss Cottage Shanklin

10 St Georges Road, Shanklin PO37 6BA, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Swiss Cottage is a small hotel but big on making your stay that little bit special. The items they provide as standard , not only in the room but at breakfast, put many a large hotel to shame. You can be sure of a very warm welcome and a level of service that is hard to find these days.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went IOW for first time as my parents visited from abroad. I was very much helped and guided by Catherine for ferry booking and places to be visited. Location of hotel is best as it is 5 mins walk from beach. Rooms are best and environment is peaceful. Breakfast is great and have various options. We are pure vegetarian still... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Excellent as usual been here 7 times and each stay is just as good as the last. First Class service all round. Full english breakfast highly recommended from 8.30am, although cereals were available should would you want a lighter bite.

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

Hi Colin & Carol Thanks for getting round to writing a review on us and it as usual was worth the wait. As our most stayed couple we are always pleased to see you and hope to give you an excellent service again in 2014. Off on holiday now before the season kicks in! Sun Sea and the Beach awaits!... More

Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My wife and I spent four nights there in September, our one and only holiday in 2013. Excellent choice! Keith and Christine made us very welcome. The room was comfortable and everything we needed was there. Breakfasts were relaxed and friendly. We ate out in the evenings (several nice venues available) but fellow guests choosing their dinner menu options during... More

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

Hi Chris & Paula Thanks for your belated review but again worth the wait. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hopefully when you come back this year you will choose our 7 nights for 6 option so you can enjoy the rest of the Island. Will have to clarify whether Shanklin is now a Town but the old... More

Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We were made very welcome by Christine & Keith. The accommodation was very clean, comfortable & the attention to detail was superb. The Menu's were good too & food excellent. Our whole week in September was filled with joy & laughter.We would certainly visit again. Barbara & Keith G.

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

To Barbara & Keith We had thought you had forgotten us but your review was worth the wait. Yes your week was filled with joy & laughter but as we say it is the Guests that make the week and the stay more enjoyable when they are as friendly as you. Thanks for a great time. Happy Xmas & New... More

Brackley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We spent 4 nights at Swiss Cottage in Sept 2013. The room was very comfortable and well equipped. The food was excellent with lots of choices. Would have no hesitatation in recommending Swiss Cottage to friends and family, it's the attention to detail and the little extras that make all the difference. We hope to visit again soon.

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

Dear Rosemary & Trevor Thank you for those lovely words and just in time for Xmas. We are now closed for the Winter but have been busy already updating and adding even more extra touches to make the rooms even better! Even our Breakfast Menu has has a complete overhaul and is now even more detailed. We do hope to... More

Sutton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Very comfortable and well fed, thank you. Our hosts, Christine and Keith made us very welcome. The room was well equipped, clean and comfortable. We would have no hesitation in staying again. Don & Jan

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

Just as we thought we were finished for the year a late review has come in and is gratefully received as we are only 3 away from the top spot now! We have about another 20 promises of reviews waiting to come in when guests get round to do them but with Xmas on its way, everyone is getting rather... More

Great Harwood
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

3 nights spent at August Bank Holiday with Top hosts,Keith and Christine.The place is very clean and homely and the food is excellent.Our en suite room was perfect and decorated to a high standard with lots of little homely touches all adding up to an enjoyable stay.We have booked again for next year and will continue to do so.Swiss Cottage... More

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

What a way to finish the Year off with a great review that sums us up to a tea! We look forward to seeing you next August Bank Holiday. Season Greetings Keith & Christine More

Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Warm welcome awaits from your hosts Keith and Christine.Very clean and comfortable.A real home from home.Avery good place for touring the island.A visit to the local theatre which is within walking distance is a must.As is the tea room on the sea front at Ventnor

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

Afternoon Chris & Kath Thanks for your honest review which I believe sums up everything nicely. Glad you had a great time and look forward to your return visit. Best Wishes Chris & Keith More

Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We spent a very enjoyable 6 day stay at Swiss Cottage in July. The breakfasts were very good with plenty of choice.The room was beautifully decorated with lots of extras not usually found in small hotels. Keith & Christine were very friendly and welcoming. We had a nice relaxing holiday. The hotel was in easy walking distance to the town,sea... More

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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this review

Thank you Michelle & Peter for your great review it is appreciated. We are glad you had such a lovely stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Keith & Christine More

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Additional Information about The Swiss Cottage Shanklin

Also Known As:
The Swiss Cottage Shanklin Isle Of Wight
Address: 10 St Georges Road, Shanklin PO37 6BA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Shanklin
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
#2 Romantic Hotel in Shanklin
#4 Family Hotel in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Swiss Cottage is the Pride of Shanklin and has been voted as the 2nd Best in the Hotel category for Shanklin & the whole of the Isle of Wight. So read what everyone is saying about us! However, we are sorry to say that we are now Closed for the winter to touch up the rooms and improve the place even more but we reopen in March/April so feel free to email or phone us to book your Holiday ready for 2014 now. Although it only has 8 en suite bedrooms, our guest accommodation has that personal touch that many of the larger Hotels doesn't provide. We try to cater for everyone's needs whether single, double, friends or families, (sorry no Children under 10 years of age), a safe environment for females and groups, in our comfortable modern bedrooms and bathrooms that we have converted in this old 1866 family home. We have tried to think of everything for you, from Flat screen TVs, DVD, CD Players, Sky, Free WI-FI, mini fridges and much more to make your stay a pleasurable one! We have numerous special offers i.e Stay for 7 Nights and get one free all year or try our short break offer which is stay 3 nights or more in our Mid Season and get an extra night free. We also arrange discounted Car Ferry crossing for you with Red Funnel or Wightlink.Unfortunately we do not take one/two nighters as minimum stay is 3 nights. All of the above has transformed this property into a 4 Star plus with a coveted Silver Award for Service, Cleanliness and Hospitality. We may meet as strangers but all our guests leave as friends. A Home from Home but don't forget to bring your slippers! See you soon? Keith & Christine ... more   less 

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