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The Swiss Cottage Shanklin

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 St Georges Road, Shanklin PO37 6BA, England
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The Swiss Cottage Shanklin
Ranked #4 of 55 hotels in Shanklin
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I arrived in good spirits, excited to enjoy a break from work and from these reviews knew how welcoming and pleasant the Swiss cottage would be. My husband and I shared a twin room, which was clean and spacious for us. The back rooms are very quiet and the small touches like the wipes and mini fridge were great! It's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at the Swiss Cottage for the first two weeks of July. I had booked there after reading favorable reviews on TripAdvisor. I was not disappointed. I had a very enjoyable stay, with comfortable beds in the twin room I had to myself, plenty of hot water and big soft towels. Lots of extras in the bathroom were useful,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a lovely four night stay. This was a very lucky find. Everything you could possibly need in a bed and breakfast is provided and perfect. Our hosts Keith and Christine are a friendly, welcoming couple. We would throughly recommend a break here.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was very good with our stay food,service except we found the room was a little small with only one chair to sit on and the TV on the blink most of the time when we were in the room in the evening, the bed had two mattresses on it which slid about making sleeping limited, but otherwise enjoyable weeks... More

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

There is always a slight trepidation when going on holiday at a place you have not been before. Most of us have watched 'Fawlty Towers' and subconsciously we are looking for a hotel owner like Basil! Keith & Christine Becket do not fit that bill. We found them the most pleasant of hosts, clean, comfortable accommodation that we were able... More

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

To Bob & Liz We are so pleased that you chose us to celebrate your 29th Wedding Anniversary with us. We like to celebarte any special occassion with our guests (as you may gather!), as we believe this brings us closer to our guests and we endeavour to make the day as memorable as we can for you whilst in... More

Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Swiss Cottage to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary in July---We found everything to be just lovely---in the room Keith & Christine had thought of everything, what with additions in the bathroom and the room that you would not find in the large hotels. On the day of our Anniversary at Dinner--what a wonderful surprise--the Table had... More

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

Hi Victor & Eleanor We are so pleased that you chose us to celebrate your 50th Wedding Anniversary with us. We like to celebarte any special occassion with our guests, as we believe this brings us closer to our guests and we endeavour to make the day as memorable as we can for you whilst in out home. It is... More

Whittlesey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent my 6th superb holiday at Swiss Cottage in May/June this year and have just booked my 7th for September. In every one of my visits I have never had any grounds for complaint, it's like visiting my second family. The service, food and rooms are excellent and the proprietors and staff are top class.

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

Evening Alan Thank you for such a lovely review as always We can only say that our home is always your home and it is always a pleasure to have you stay with us. See you in October. Christine & Keith More

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a great week at the Swiss Cottage. We had a lovely downstairs bedroom that contained lots of things that would normally be expected at more expensive establishment. The breakfasts were ample with an excellent choice, especially a chance to have kippers again ! Even the weather was kind to us, thank you both for arranging that too !!

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

To Steve & Jenny What a great week we had, with the sun shining, friendly guests at breakfast service, who all got on well and chatted to eachother, all in all a very enjoyable week which made the week fly by. We do hope you have time to come back and see us in the future as you will be... More

Hailsham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have recently returned home after the most wonderful 2-week stay at Swiss Cottage, and I am struggling to find enough superlatives to describe my brilliant experience. On arrival, I was made to feel most welcome by Christine. The room was beautiful and meticulously clean, with an unexpected array of luxury toiletries. The choice at breakfast was amazing, and perfectly... More

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

What a lovely lady and a lovely review for your 2 week stay with us between 7th to 21st June. It is very nice to be appreciated for our efforts and your understanding (and many other guests also) of our very busy schedule and working patterns to get the place ship shape every day for breakfast service, housekeeping duties, shopping,... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Myself, my partner and some friends stayed at The Swiss Cottage guest house for our visit to the Isle Of Wight music festival. We decided to stay in a B&B/Guesthouse rather than rough it on the campsite and now rather wish we hadn’t. We left booking quite late and found The Swiss Cottage was the only place with any remaining... More

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Address: 10 St Georges Road, Shanklin PO37 6BA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Swiss Cottage Shanklin 4*
Also Known As:
The Swiss Cottage Shanklin Isle Of Wight

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LAST MINUTE BARGAINS, ON OUR LAST 4 ROOMS FOR A WEEK IN AUGUST AND GET ONE NIGHT FREE! Room 1 - Ground Floor Large Family/Double En Suite from 8th to 15th, Room 2 - Ground Floor Large Double with large shower En Suite available for 12 nights between 3rd to 15th, Room 7 - First Floor Large Double En Suite with bath/shower En Suite from 9th to 16th, Room 10 - First Floor Standard Double En Suite from 1st to 8th. We also have 7 gaps for a 4 or 5 nights stay at various times between 26th July until 25th August, so give us a ring soon before they all go. If you have read this blog entry and give us a call, we will knock off a further 5% discount on our standard daily tariff re last minute booking discount. 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 and have now won two Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Awards in 2011/12 & 2013/14. So read what everyone is saying about us!We have been busy putting new decking seating in, touching up the rooms and improving the place even more. Although it only has 8 en suite bedrooms, our guest accommodation has that personal touch that many of the larger Hotels doesn't provide and is run by Keith & Christine the Owners. Whether it is B & B or Half Board you are looking for, we have tried to cater for everyone's needs whether single, double, friends or families, (sorry NO Children under 10 years of age or babies/infants), 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 also arrange discounted Car Ferry crossing for you with Red Funnel or Wightlink. Unfortunately we no longer 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. We know that after reading all our wonderful reviews that there is always some people out there who will come to try shoot us down, nick pick everything and will try our patience, leave rooms in a state, go against our guidelines and generally be unruly, so if you are one of them we ask that you go elsewhere as we only happy to accept friendly respectful guests here, who want to enjoy themselves with us. A Home from Home but don't forget to bring your slippers! See you soon? Keith & Christine ... more   less 
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