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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 #40 of 55 hotels in Shanklin
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
aviddiner1970 London, 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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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Worcester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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 & Lounge serves a variety of snacks meals and local beers wines and the usual latte cappuccino .There is a large car park onsite and a pleasant garden where you can relax and soak up the sun. Free Wi-Fi is available . Non smoking hotel . Our Staff team are fluent in Portuguese Spanish French Polish & Russian ... more   less 
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