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The Swiss Cottage Shanklin

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4.0 of 5
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10 St Georges Road, Shanklin PO37 6BA, England
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The Swiss Cottage Shanklin
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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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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely place to stay! Very friendly & helpful hosts who made our stay feel just like home. Food was delicious and many choices for every meal. Transport was within walking distance which meant we could easily get around the island.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A smartly presented property with excellent hosts. Our room was pleasantly decorated and more than adequately sized for us. Our hosts were always pleasant and breakfast more than filling. A great place to stay for a short break or longer holiday. Well situated for most of the tourist locations on the island.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant stay in Swiss Cottage which is easiiy accessible to to the Old and New town. Breakfast and Dinner choices were excellent and no complaints about the quality, for those booking B & B only there are plenty of Pubs within a short walking distance. Room was very comfortable and Hosts (Christine & Keith) extremely friendly .Would certainly return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very good. Highly recommend. The breakfast was very scrumptious. The hosts were very nice. The beds were very comfortable. I got on with Keith very well. It was close by to the beach and Shanklin pier which was very handy as it was nice to have a walk down to the beach in a evening.

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

I have recently returned from my 8th holiday at Swiss Cottage and,as is pretty obvious, I am extremely happy with the service I receive each time I am there. I have always found keith and Christine to be first class hosts and always ready to help in any situation; Swiss Cottage is like a second home to me and long... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights as we got last minute tickets to the IOW Festival. From the initial enquiry Keith and Christine were very helpful and extremely informative. They helped and booked the car in for the ferry journey over to the Isle of Wight. The room was clean, tidy, spacious and the small touches like... More 

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

“Central location, clean, friendly owners & boutique like at the fraction of the cost” We vowed after last year not to take Festival goers again, as the ones we did have were so rude and disrespectful to us and caused all manner of problems but we relented and we took this last minute booking from Patrick & Rochelle who are... More 

channel isles
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I stayed at The Swiss Cottage for 5 nights at the beginning of last August . I meant to post a review on Tripadvisor at the time But I 'm afraid I didn't get round to it . I had a lovely room on the ground floor .Both the room & the bathroom were spacious ,comfortable & clean .I thought... More 

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

“Very comfortable B &B” To Dear Grainne Well better late than never for your great review on us last August but I must say what a well rounded and fully complete review it is. I believe you have covered everything very nicely and showed how a review should be written. Just to confirm that no the Room 2 hasn't recently... More 

Trowbridge
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Just had a week at this hotel and it was a very nice stay,breakfast was excellent,and very nice hosts,rooms were clean and spotless,and would recommened this hotel to anyone who wanted to stay in Shanklin.

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

To Trevor & Susan What more can we say but thankyou for yet another “Excellent” review. Come back and see us soon, as its great guests like yourself that we welcome back time and again. Many Thanks Keith & Christine More 

Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is the second time of staying here and the hosts could not be more welcoming. It was a pleasure to see Keith and Christine again. Breakfast each morning was excellent with great choices. Hope to see you again soon Jones family

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

“Friendly and Welcoming” Thank you for those honest kind words and yes it was great to see all the family for your return visit with us. See you again for your third visit! Take Care Keith & Christine xx More 

Epsom
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80 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I had decided not to write a review of this property as I had seen the sort of response you get from the owners. I did not want to get into a slanging match. After our friends who we were travelling with decided they would review I received an e-mail direct from Keith asking me to respond privately. I am... More 

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

Thank you for your ‘review’ of your short break with us during last year. Although you comment very briefly on the accommodation and breakfasts your overall comments are quite personal and directed at myself. Firstly, I was unaware that Keith had emailed you for your opinions and comments on your friends but with all good customer care it is common... More 

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