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Marlborough Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   16 Queens Road | Isle of Wight, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
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Ranked #35 of 55 Hotels in Shanklin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights in this hotel and I must admit that this was a very good hotel. We have stayed at 2 others in Shanklin and Sandown and this one was the best. The room was comfortable and the breakfast was very good. This hotel is ideally located to the old town, the high street and the sea front... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed with my daughter for just for 1 night whilst attending a wedding and was pleasantly surprised. The hotel was clean and very welcoming and a great breakfast in the morning. The hotel appears far more attractive inside than the frontage. I will definitely stay again if I need to stay on the island.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is in two parts, one for the hotel and one for the overall package with Alfa travel Hotel first. I read a review about this hotel where somebody complained about there being no carpets on the lower floors, and whilst this is true it's not a problems but rather an advantage for people in wheelchairs and walkers. the... More

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having cycled from Surrey (some 70 miles) we were greeted in the car park and told it was not house policy to allow bikes in the rooms as they are too small. We were advised to just leave them out the back as only the staff go there. Not being happy to leave 2 x £1000 bikes unsecured we had... More

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22audi22, Public Relations Manager at Marlborough Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Bradley , thank you for your comments and we are sorry we did not meet your expectations on this occasion , however our comments as follow : it is not common practice guests bring their bikes into the bedrooms regardless of the room size , it is unheard off storing bikes in sleeping accommodation , we are a... More

Tadworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well where do I start....most friendly staff who could not be more welcoming. The owner bent over backwards for us. Very clean and comfortable rooms. Breakfast was lovely with plenty of choice . Hotel within walking distance of lovely restaurants, bars and shops. Will def stay here again.

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Winchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We (Myself, my wife and 26 yo son) were on a tight budget for a three night stay on the IOW.. This Hotel fitted the bill on price, but was fantastic. Very pleasant/polite and helpful staff, clean rooms and a good breakfast. You will see other reviews saying the rooms were small, ok, yes a little, but not for the... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Title says it all. Staff are very welcoming, breakfast up to scratch, room clean etc but they are working with an old building and so for example your en-suite is very small, truly very small. At 6' and 18st I am at maximum for these rooms. For me drop the price by 25%-30% and I would be saying good value... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
47 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very friendly staff on reception and in breakfast room. Our room and those of our friends were bright and comfortable. The bathrooms were extremely small but fine for our needs. Lovely hot freshly cooked breakfast, with plenty of variety. Short stroll to the lift going to the beach. Old town of Shanklin with lovely traditional pubs only 10 mins easy... More

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Excellent location and very friendly staff nothing was too much trouble. We arrived earlier than planned but were able to book in straight away. Breakfast superb we could not speak highly enough of how very welcome we were made to feel hotel is a very family orientated establishment. We would stay again and would recommend it to friends.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Boy is that true mistake.. BIG.. mistake.....I have read the other reviews on this hotel......Are we talking about the same hotel here....In all my years of going to hotels this must be the worst, entrance shabby, stairways painted undercoated steps and banister ( no it was not under renovation , as per June 13 ), no carpet until u get... More

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22audi22, Manager at Marlborough Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam , Thank you for your comments , whilst we appreciate guests feedback is valuable part of our business so that improvements are made where necessary , on this occasion we feel your remarks are petty and meaningless . We have no record of you making any complaints about your bedroom but can remind you that a... More

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Address: 16 Queens Road | Isle of Wight, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Marlborough Hotel 3*
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