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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 #39 of 55 hotels in Shanklin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sally573 Worcester, United Kingdom
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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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Chippenham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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

Worcester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed last week for one night and were made very welcome. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. Excellent breakfast , varied and very tasty! A well located and most pleasant hotel suitable for couples or families. Thank you for your hospitality.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights with another couple of friends, nothing was too much trouble for the Manager and staff. Sheets and towels pristine, breakfast excellent and the hotel very central. Excellent value for the money.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our stay here was excellent in every way. The breakfast choice was superb and the staff were amazing... all in all they helped make our anniversary an even more memorable experience. Thank you guys we will be back :D xx

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Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The hotel manager is a very friendly person, the rooms are basic but generally clean. The food is good and plentiful. Don't expect the Hilton but certainly value for money. Ideally located for Shanklin and the rest of the island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Have just had a two night break at the Marlborough Hotel in Shanklin Isle of Wight. It is not the most sophisticated hotel but clean, very friendly with good service. Close to beach and local amenities. Made to feel welcome by management and staff. Would recommend to old and young alike. Unable to comment on meals in the evenings as... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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53 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Stayed here for a wedding that was being held on the island at a venue with only 12 rooms. As we weren't going to be around much we went for the cheaper end of the scale. First impressions were pretty good and it looks like some work has been done on the communal areas recently. All fairly basic, but still... More

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Duras, France
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Good value for money, with friendly welcome. The rooms were warm when we arrived and although the restaurant was not open we were given advice on where to choose where to go. The breakfast could not be better , superb choice all fresh ,wonderful service and included in the price.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The staff are friendly and welcoming. In regards to the rooms, they need to be updated a little, decent size but the bathroom was on the small side. The breakfast was good. I found it hard to get a internet connection in the room I was staying in, when I did it was slow for me. It was a nice... More

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lymington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed here on saturday the 12th and sunday of october....the hotel is so clean ,our room was lovely and warm ant the breakfast was amazing....everything you could possable want....The owners were so nice and made us feel very welcome...We will certainly be coming here again...Great value for money....

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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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The Marlborough Hotel is a cosy hotel located just a few minutes walk from the beach, Old Village and main shopping area offering friendly service, excellent comfort and good value for money. The fully licensed bar & restaurant serves a variety of home made cooking and local beers and wines with regular live evening entertainment. Large car & coach parking onsite, there is also a pleasant garden where you can relax and soak up the sun. ... more   less 
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